Steung Siemreap Hotel
Travel Blogs from Siem Reap
We arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 6th August, and although we didn't have any real preconceptions, we were nonetheless surprised to find that the town is very contemporary with a lot of ongoing development, thriving due to the 3 million or so tourists a year who flock here to visit the ancient Khmer temples of Angkor. That's a lot of tourists …
Arrived at the hotel in Siem Reap around 2pm. Steung Siem Reap is an old French colonial building converted into a very nice hotel (especially compared to the hostels in Japan and Ho Chi Minh) with free breakfast and a great pool. After lunch in Old Market, the touristy section with amazing food and shopping (and the unique experience of …
Up early again hard to sleep in here when its 28 degrees at 6.30am and so much to see,no more Cambodian buses today taxi to Siem Reip $45.00 179 klms awesome. Tuk tuk to Angor Wat walked for hours and hours seen some really old temples pretty facinating listening to the guides, asked some old Cambodian ladies for their photos gave them a dollar …
We've eaten very well in Cambodia so far. The major favours of Khmer cooking seem to be coconut, lemongrass, garlic and chilli. Fish plays a bigger role in the diet here. We very much like Amoc fish - a sort of thick coconut fish stew served with rice. Prices of food and drink are ridiculously cheap by our standards. Most the Siem Reap bars seen to …
Our first full day in Cambodia and after 12 hours sleep we felt almost normal!
It's hot, hot, hot and v humid. Around 35 degrees.
This morning we visited the three pre-Angkor temples at Roulos from the ninth century - lots of towers built of brick with carved doorways and stucco decorations.
A visit to the snazzy four …
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
The perfect location to stay in Siem Reap. Close to Old Market and Pub Street. Rooms were nice and staff very friendly.
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