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Ultra-luxury hospitality in the Cambodian capital: Rosewood Phnom Penh opens

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

rosewood phnom penh extRosewood Hotels & Resorts presents an ultra-luxury hospitality experience in the Cambodian capital by opening Rosewood Phnom Penh.

First urban hotel in Southeast Asia for Rosewood Hotels & Resorts, Rosewood Phnom Penh is located in the iconic 39-story Vattanac Capital Tower prominently located in the central cultural and business district along Preah Monivong Boulevard.

At 188 meters high, atop the tallest building in the Cambodian capital, the hotel boasts breathtaking 360o views of the city and offers leisure and business travelers to the city a stately vantage point to witness the revival of what is already considered one of the most charming capitals in Southeast Asia. Specially created introductory experiences offer varied ways for guests to experience the dynamism of Phnom Penh.

“Phnom Penh fuses the majesty of the past with the pulse of the present and the promise of the future,” says hotel Managing Director Daniel Grau. “At Rosewood Phnom Penh, we blend traditional refinement with contemporary sophistication to express Rosewood’s A Sense of Place® philosophy.”

rosewood phnom penh view

Designed by Melbourne’s BAR Studio, with two restaurants created by Tokyo-based Bond Design Studio, the interior of the ultra-luxury hotel aims to capture the essence of the country with a blend of Khmer architectural aspects, the country’s French colonial heritage and Cambodian craft techniques, all embraced by a subtle classic-meets-contemporary style.

For travelers experiencing the vibe of Phnom Penh, Rosewood Phnom Penh is the ideal base to become immersed into the vigor of the city. The iconic landmarks of The Royal Palace, National Museum, Central Market, Wat Phnom, the art street, riverside and the central business district are all conveniently located nearby.

The hotel’s residential-style guestrooms are among the largest in Phnom Penh, with a total of 175 rooms including 37 suites. Their design includes large, round, window-facing tables that double as dining or work spaces, inviting guests to soak in vistas of the city skyline and tranquil Tonle Sap and Mekong Rivers. Guestrooms at Rosewood Phnom Penh start from a spacious 50-square-meter Executive Room to the signature Norodom House at 225 square meters.

Gastronomes will be spoilt for choice with four dining venues, with innovative and cutting- edge fare spanning Asian, Japanese and European cuisines. The warm Brasserie Louis situated on level 35 instantly presents a panoramic vista of the city skyline and Mekong River from floor-to-ceiling, wrap-around windows, and features French classic comfort foods and regional Cambodian favorites in a casual yet elegant environment. The Living Room is residential-like retreat with a relaxed vibe and cozy corners -- a refreshing spot for breakfast, snacks during the day or cocktails and appetizers as day turns to dusk and evening. Iza is a Japanese izakaya-style restaurant that invites guests to linger, sample course after course, and socialize over a lively meal with robata-yaki and irori charcoal grill open kitchen with counter seating as the main feature. The highlight of the dining journey is Sora – translated as “sky” from Japanese – the highest bar in Phnom Penh, and uniquely perched on a cantilevered terrace on level 37 with unobstructed views of the Cambodian capital as its lofty spectacle.

Guests can maintain their healthy regime by taking advantage of the fitness center, which features an array of cardiovascular, strengthening and weight training equipment.

Click here to book your room at this luxurious hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh.

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