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Raffles Hotel Le Royal

92 Rukhak Vithei Daun Penh, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Love at First Sight

Raffles Hotel Le Royal is located in Phnom Penh the capital of Cambodia with must-see attractions that include the Royal Palace, National Museum, Wat Phnom and, of course, the views of the legendary Mekong river and Tonle Sap that flow through the city. It is also the centre of culinary scenes. Hotel Le Royal is another landmark historic hotel of Indochina having welcomed travellers since 1929. It is set in lush tropical gardens and built around two inviting swimming pools. It is an oasis in the heart of the bustling city. Accommodation includes colonial style rooms and suites, for the ultimate luxury stay in the Le Royal Suite where many global leaders and celebrities have stayed over the years. The Elephant Bar is the favoured watering hole for locals and visitors coming to the city where we served Femme Fatale, the signature cocktail concocted for Jacqueline Kennedy on her trip to Cambodia.


Since opening its doors in 1929, Raffles Hotel Le Royal has been the region’s refined and sophisticated stage for all manner of elaborate events. Whether you’re looking to set the scene for the perfect proposal, a cherished anniversary celebration, an unforgettable honeymoon, or for The Big Day itself, Raffles provides an utterly enchanting setting. Events spaces include the luscious tropical gardens and the opulent ballroom, and whether you want a classic Western Wedding or a traditional Khmer-style celebration, the dedicated team will take care of every detail. Let your love story write a romantic new chapter with memories from an unforgettable honeymoon, anniversary or proposal at Raffles. Offering a wide range of private dining venues from a very romantic fining dining to a dinner under the stars.

Your Stay

Each of the guestrooms, apartments and suites at Raffles Hotel Le Royal showcases its trademark Cambodian charm and elegance, and with almost 200 tastefully appointed options, Raffles is able to accommodate even the largest parties of guests. High ceilings, historic bathrooms, freestanding bathtubs and original antiques all enhance the aristocratic aesthetic of the hotel, and staying here will make you feel like royalty. Personality Suites have been named after the famous faces that have stayed at Raffles, and Le Royal Suite is the most luxurious. It sits on the top floor of the Heritage Building and its large private balcony offers spectacular views of the gardens and city skyline. Located in the heart of vibrant Phnom Penh, our hotel has been part of the history of the city and welcomes, as it has always done, a diverse clientele of entrepreneurs, writers, journalists, royalty and intrepid travellers from across the globe. Rooms and suites have been respectfully restored to reflect a distinguished blend of Khmer, Art Deco and French colonial architecture.

What to Do

Take advantage of your superb location and lose yourself in the intoxicating city of Phnom Penh. Nearby tourists attractions include the Central Market and Russian Market, the Royal Palace and the National Museum. You’re also only a few minutes’ from the Mekong River Cruise terminal, for a unique and fascinating way to see the sights. Raffles Spa is an oasis of peace and tranquility in a fast-paced city and a wealth of indulgent spa treatments await you. Raw, natural ingredients are used for their healing properties, and you will leave feeling relaxed, refreshed and revitalised.

The Food of Love

Combining the best of local Cambodian cuisine and exciting international dishes, Raffles Hotel Le Royal serves up a diverse menu of culinary creations, taking inspiration from all over the world. The most elegant offering is the Restaurant Le Royal, with evenings of refined royal Khmer and modern French cuisine, and mornings of glamorous breakfasts, with free-flowing champagne and cocktails. Raffles’ decadent afternoon tea is served in the chic Elephant Bar, where a balcony and garden make fine places for drinking alfresco.

  • Hotel
  • City
    Hotel features:
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Golf Course
  • Gym
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Luxury Car Hire
  • Private Dining
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
Recommended for:
  • Active & Sporty
  • Adventurous
  • Culinary Classes
  • Destination Dining
  • Fine Dining
  • Food & Wine Tours
  • Health & Wellness
  • History & Culture
  • Luxury
  • Natural Wonders
  • Once in a Lifetime
  • On the Water
  • Private Tours
  • Romantic Dinner
  • Tasting Experiences

Weddings at Raffles Hotel Le Royal

    Wedding services:
  • Reception Only
    Wedding locations:
  • Gardens
  • Hotel Function Room
  • Poolside
Ceremony capacity: 250
Reception capacity: 250