Park Hyatt Siem Reap is situated near the renowned 12th century ruins of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Surrounding over 400 square kilometres, the Angkor Archaeological Park is home to some of the 200 plus ancient ruins built by the early Khmers. The well reputed Park Hyatt Siem Reap hotel, is also close by the Old French Quarters, home to dozens of shops, restaurants, and bars, reachable by just short walk.
The complex incorporates aspects of Khmer architecture, contemporary artworks and touches of gold and chocolate brown. All 108 rooms have custom furnishings, contemporary art, Italian marble in the baths and fresh fruit replenished daily. Each of the suites features either a private garden or a private swimming pool for the ultimate in luxury and relaxation.
This upscale hotel offers three food and beverage outlets. There is ‘The Dining Room’ with black-and-white marble floors for a classic, refined ambience. This gourmet restaurant serves dishes merging French and Cambodian techniques and includes locally sourced ingredients. Examples are Mekong River prawn, prahok-spiked salads, stuffed baby calamari with straw mushrooms. ‘The Dining Room’ also looks out on a 100 years old banyan tree tucked into a courtyard. ‘The Living Room’ offers high tea, light luncheons and tasty tapas in the evenings. Freshly made sandwiches, pizzas and ice cream are available at ‘The Glasshouse Deli’.
At the Park Hyatt Siem Reap’s spa, which has six treatment rooms, massages and other services use locally sourced flowers and naturally occurring essences. Other leisure facilities include a hot tub and steam room. Guests have access to an infinity-edge pool, lap pool, and lush gardens to relax in.
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Written by Frank