1. Overview about Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort is a classy destination for the elite, especially those who love the sport of Golf. With a large area, this address not only invests resources to develop comfortable resort facilities but also has a quality golf and spa system. Each architectural feature of the building is meticulously designed in a sophisticated European style, with contemporary Khmer lines.

There is a sizable outdoor swimming pool, restaurant, and bar right next to the 238 rooms. The Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort’s landscapes are all expertly maintained to offer a roomy, spotless, and contemporary environment. The hotel’s network of restaurants and bars are open to patrons throughout the day, even in the nighttime.

2. The best time to travel to Siem Reap, Cambodia

The climate in Siem Reap is practically not too different from Vietnam. There are also two distinct seasons, the rainy season and the dry season, with the average annual temperature of about 27 degrees Celsius. Therefore, in order to have a favorable trip and “hunt” the best weather, you need to know specific weather patterns in 2 seasons of the year.

  • May – November: This is the rainy season in Siem Reap. Rainfall during this period is usually very heavy. Even around July, August, and September, it rains heavily and there is a risk of flooding. Therefore, if tourists want to travel to Siem Reap at this time, they need to regularly update the weather situation to have the best experience for their trip.
  • December – May: This is the dry season in Siem Reap. This is the most suitable time for tourists to travel to Siem Reap. The weather during these months is quite pleasant. However, if visitors visit Siem Reap in the sunniest period, they should bring sunscreen and necessary items to cover, ensuring a great experience.

3. How to move to Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

  • Taxi: Taxi is a quite popular means of transport, not only in Siem Reap but also in many other cities. The fare is about 9 – 15 $/ way (~ 215,000 – 348,000 VND), the travel time from the airport to the city center is about 13 minutes. You can buy tickets at the ticket counter outside the station door or take a taxi outside the airport.
  • Tuk Tuk: Coming to Siem Reap without experiencing the form of traveling by tuk tuk will be a mistake. You can also choose a tuk tuk to move from Siem Reap International Airport to the city center. The capacity of this vehicle is about 4-5 guests, the price ranges from 6 – 7 $/time (~ 137,000 – 158,000 VND).

  • Taxi: With a distance of 6 kilometers, motorbike taxi is also a good choice. Because the distance is not far, the price of a motorbike taxi is only about 5,000 – 10,000 Riel/time (~ 24,000 – 55,000 VND). The motorbike taxi is suitable for travelers traveling alone and carrying little luggage.

4. Room system at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

The hotel is designed in Colonial style and consists of 238 rooms fully equipped with all amenities. Coming to this place, you will also experience the best entertainment and relaxation services such as spas, body treatments, massage and facials or bathing in outdoor pools, spa tubs… In addition, the hotel also has a restaurant system with an extremely rich menu, typical of each region.

4.1. Room system at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra

4.1.1. Superior Room

When you enter your Superior Room at the venerable Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort in Siem Reap, you are greeted by bespoke comfort. The magnificent 36 square meters of the Superior Rooms are designed in a regal manner and feature polished hardwood flooring, a desk, a ceiling fan, a large bathroom with a separate bathtub and shower, a flat-screen TV, a safety deposit box, a mini-bar, high speed internet, and opulent Balmain bath items. Each room’s decor also reflects the rich cultural legacy of Angkor Wat with Khmer influences, evoking the elegance of the colonial era.

4.1.2. Luxury Room

The 46 square meters Luxury Room Siem Reap at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, decorated with elegant Colonial furnishings takes one back to a bygone era, while modern amenities ensure maximum comfort.

Sofitel’s luxury Siem Reap rooms boast beautiful colonial decor with modern Khmer touches and glossy hardwood floors, happy Sofitel MyBed linens, high-tech plug & play electronics and audio equipment make for a delightfully comfortable choice of accommodation in Siem Reap.

4.1.3. Junior Suite

In the best hotel in Siem Reap, every Junior Suite combines French elegance with Cambodian decor. Enter the 70 square meters area to find a large living room, a dressing room, and a sumptuous bedroom with a private balcony or patio. Enjoy the amenities provided by Balmain, as well as your personal espresso maker, iPod dock, and free late check-out.

4.1.4. Prestige Suite

When you unwind in one of our Prestige Suites at our opulent Siem Reap hotel, covet the French way. The greatest accommodations in Siem Reap are offered to you in these elegant 90 square meters suites, which also provide you with exceptional comfort. Our exquisite Prestige Suites offer the height of luxury with a private balcony overlooking the gardens, a separate sitting room, and a roomy bedroom. When you reserve our opulent Prestige Suite in Siem Reap, you’ll get a hotel discount plus Club Millesime access for the ultimate in suite indulgence.

4.1.5. Opera Suite

Our 140 square meters Opera Suite is the epitome of luxury. Whether traveling as a family, or enjoying a romantic holiday, luxuriate in this spacious suite featuring a living room, dining area with kitchen, and separate king & twin bedrooms. In Addition, Flat screen televisions, an MP3 docking station and espresso coffee machine are installed for your convenience. An exquisite bathroom features a Jacuzzi to help you relax with personal butler service throughout your stay.

4.2. Outstanding utility services at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

4.2.1. Sofitel Spa

If you are looking for relaxation, the luxury spa at Sofitel Angkor is one of the best in Siem Reap. Offering Khmer traditional massages using L’Occitane products, guests can enjoy a rejuvenating experience that will leave them feeling refreshed and invigorated. Some services at Sofitel Spa such as So Exhilarating Body Massage, Detox Body Wrap, Deep Tissue Intense Relief, Traditional Khmer Massage… Spa services here will definitely bring you a great experience.

4.2.2. Sofitel Fit

Relax at Sofitel Fit, the hotel gym Siem Reap considers to be the Angkor region’s gold standard in fitness, after a long day of touring the town and temples. Our gym in Siem Reap at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort provides everything you need, from free weights and weight machines to treadmills and exercise cycles, whether you want to maintain your current fitness program or start a new one. Our gym in Siem Reap offers all you need for a thorough workout in the coziest air-conditioned settings, close to the swimming pool.

4.2.3. Phokeethra Country Club

A premier country golf club, Phokeethra Country Club is located in the beautiful countryside of Siem Reap. The club, which features an 18-hole championship golf course and stunning scenery, is a must-visit for all golf aficionados traveling to the city. The golf course, which was created by renowned architect Major General Weerayudth Phetbuasak, offers an exceptional golfing experience with a variety of difficult holes and breathtaking views of the surrounding countryside.

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4.2.4. Event Space Siem Reap

Just 15 minutes from the airport in Siem Reap, Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra is the ideal destination for both pleasure and business tourists. With the largest event space in the city, our well-appointed hotel with conference rooms offers cutting-edge amenities and specialized meeting planners to guarantee a successful event. All meeting spaces feature natural light, which adds a special ambience that improves any occasion, from conferences and seminars to weddings and social gatherings. The Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra is the best option for any event due to its excellent meeting facilities and prominent location. 

4.2.5.  Dining

Some of the best restaurants in Siem Reap can be found at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra, a must-visit location. You will feel pampered and delighted after dining on the hotel’s exclusive combination of French and Khmer food.

  • Mouhot’s Dream

French gourmet dining establishment Mouhot’s Dream is housed within our opulent Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra resort in Siem Reap. For anybody seeking an amazing dining experience in Siem Reap, Mouhot’s Dream is a must-visit. It has a large selection of wines, excellent service, and delectable cuisine cooked by French chef Eric Berrigaud.

  • Chef’s Table

Chef’s Table is a unique dining experience located at Mouhot’s Dream. This is the perfect place for those looking for a private dining experience or a romantic evening. The restaurant offers one-of-a-kind events with tables and seating for eight facing the kitchen, allowing diners to witness their meals being prepared by talented chefs. The menu includes sophisticated dishes that highlight the best of French Cuisine. This place will definitely bring you a memorable culinary experience.

  • The Sanctuary

Sanctuary, a private wine room close to Explorer’s Tales Champagne Bar, provides an intimate setting and an immersive experience. It is perfect for intimate events because it can accommodate up to 12 people. It’s the ideal location for wine dinners or stimulating meetings thanks to its vast wine list and comfortable seats. The Sanctuary is the best wine room in Siem Reap for those seeking a memorable wine adventure. It is open every day from 10:00 a.m until late.

  • The Citadel

If you’re searching for the best international buffet in Siem Reap, head down to The Citadel at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra. This fine dining establishment offers a sizable variety of Western and Asian meals, all of which are prepared using genuine, regionally-sourced ingredients. While Thai dishes are created by Thai chef Kolnkiat Muenjam, Khmer cuisine is cooked by Khmer chef Kimsen Phav.


  • Explorer’s Tales – Champagne Bar

The first Champagne bar in Cambodia is located at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra and is called Explorer’s Tales. It is the ideal location for champagne fans because of its remarkable collection of more than 100 champagne and sparkling wine labels. Live music is played daily from 18:00 to 21:00. In the bar, which welcomes you with a warm and inviting ambiance. This adds to the overall calming and calming experience with friends or family.

  • The Serpent Bar

Our opulent outdoor bar, The Serpent Bar, is situated next to Siem Reap‘s largest free-form pool. With one of our tropical drinks or while savoring a fresh juice and delectable appetizers, it’s the ideal setting for relaxation and rejuvenation. The bar provides a genuine sense of vacation, with a relaxed ambiance and welcoming personnel to guarantee a special experience. 

5. Review about Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

Good Service!

The Sofitel in Siem Reap is an elegant and spacious, full-service resort. The decor and layout give the appearance of an old-world Asian resort, but with all the modern amenities. Although the facilities are exquisite, it is the staff that provide the true luxury experience. This hotel is now on my list of top world hotels.” reviewed on Tripadvisor platform!

Good Service!

The Sofitel in Siem Reap is an absolute retreat. From the moment you enter the lobby and are greeted by hotel staff that are genuinely glad to welcome your arrival, to all of the staff in every corner of the property to assist you with towels by the pool or carrying your shopping bags to your room. The wide variety of cocktails in the bar are beautifully presented and the roomy club chairs are a comfy stop after a warm day touring the temple sets in the area. Our room had a nice balcony and great AC. The bathroom had both a good size bathtub and a separate shower, which was well appointed with French toiletries and lush towels. The pool was definitely “resort” style and the spa services were superb. The Citadel restaurant had a great selection of both continental and oriental food selections. I could continue on about so many other little pleasures of this hotel and the outstanding staff and services, I really can’t say enough good things about this hotel and my 3 night stay. Bravo!” reviewed on Tripadvisor platform!

6. Some tourist destinations near Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia

6.1. Angkor Wat

If you have ever heard of the fame of the beautiful ruins of Angkor Wat – the largest complex of temples and religious monuments in the world, you will be even more surprised because it is right next to us. This Siem Reap tourist destination is home to temples, historical sites, Tonle Sap lake and the most popular tourist attraction in Cambodia.

You’ll experience a bizarre and magical sacred space when you arrive here. Even more incredible, you may observe the sunrise at Angkor Wat. And keep in mind that visiting the Bayon, Baphuon, and Ta Prohm temples is convenient for you when you visit this complex.

  • Address: Angkor, Siem Reap city, Cambodia
  • Opening hours: 05:00 – 17:30
  • Ticket price: 37$ – 72$

6.2. Ta Prohm Temple

Ta Prohm Temple is a quiet monastery built around the mid-12th century by King Jayavarman VII in memory of his mother. It is believed that this 600-room monastery and its grounds were once inhabited by more than 70,000 people, and most of them were monks, clerics, assistants, dancers and servants.

The walls, entrances, and paths here have ancient architecture and are flanked by numerous old trees and vines, giving visitors the impression that they are exploring a hidden temple in the forest. Numerous courtyards and galleries have also been preserved. This temple served as the backdrop for the video game and movie Tomb Raider because of its breathtaking look.

  • Address: 1 kilometer East of Angkor Thom
  • Opening hours: 07:30 – 17:30
  • Ticket price: 20$ (1 day); 40$ (3 days); 60$ (7 days)

6.3. Phnom Kulen National Park

Phnom Kulen Park is a place to visit in Siem Reap that gives you special experiences. This is an ancient place that people believe to be the most sacred in Cambodia. After passing the majestic scenery picture, you will come to a mountain peak. There is a giant reclining Buddha for you to admire and pray for.

  • Address: Located in the Phnom Kulen mountain range in Siem Reap province, in the district of Svay Leu
  • Ticket price: 20$

6.4. Cambodian Cultural Village

If you want to better understand the traditions, customs and beliefs of the Cambodian people, you should go to the Cambodian Cultural Village. It holds thousands of precious ancient statues and artifacts. In addition, if you are lucky, when you come to this Siem Reap tourist destination, you will be able to see many interesting festivals. 

  • Address: National Road #6, Krours Village, Siem Reap
  • Opening hours: 09:00 – 21:00
  • Ticket price: 15$

7. Conclusion

Above is all detailed information about the room system as well as utility services at Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort Siem Reap Cambodia. Hopefully the above information will give visitors a more general view of the resort. Through that, I had a great experience while staying here. For all interesting information about tourism, visitors can contact Metta Voyage!

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