There’s plenty to do in Siem Reap from visiting Angkor Wat to shopping at the Old Market. After having fun exploring Siem Reap, there’s nothing like coming back to luxurious accommodation. Since Siem Reap has a tropical climate and high humidity, it’s even better when you have private pools. Join us as we explore Siem Reap’s top hotels, offering a blend of lavish comfort and serene aquatic retreats.

Best Hotels for Couples

  • Dontrei Villa Angkor – The Private Pool Bungalow here is a good option for a romantic break. The 4-star boutique hotel is a little smaller than others and has a more intimate feel.
  • The Beige – Set a little farther away from the town center, The Beige is a good choice for a peaceful, romantic getaway. The Suite with Pool View has a private pool and a separate living room. The resort also has a stunning infinity pool.

Best Hotels for Families

  • The Embassy Angkor Resort & Spa – There are two different Family Suites big enough for four to six guests. Both have outdoor lap pools but there’s an even bigger one in the resort’s main area.
  • Authentic Khmer Village Resort – The spacious grounds feature a large salt-water pool, and you can get into town with a free 5-minute shuttle. The 3-Bedroom Private Pool Villa has a lush garden and is great for larger groups. There are also 2-Bedroom Pool Villas for smaller families.

Most Affordable Pool Villas & Suites

  • Dontrei Villa Angkor – Between November and February, you can book the Private Pool Bungalow for $96 USD per night. At this time of year, the weather is pleasant and dry, making it perfect for exploring the temples.
  • The Authentic Khmer Village Resort – During peak temple tour season, the Private Pool Villa One Bedroom is sometimes available for under $150 USD per night. Just make sure you book because they’re very popular.

1. Bensley Collection-Shinta Mani Siem Reap

The two-level pool villas here are extremely luxurious. On arrival, you’ll be greeted with a welcome drink plus a bottle of wine as a gift. A private butler will look after you during your stay. In the morning, breakfast is included along with a daily pick of fresh fruits. Besides classy food served at their restaurant Baitong, they are also known for their gins at Bensley’s Bar. This is easily one of the best places to stay for couples.

  • Guest Reviews: The villa was extremely beautiful with a lovely pool. Our butler was fantastic. It was a wonderful stay.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Premium Villa
  • Address: Junction of Oum Khun Street, Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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2. Jaya House River Park

Jaya House River Park is located next to the Siem Reap River and is only a 15-minute drive from Angkor Wat’s temple complex. They offer comfortable Junior Suites with a private plunge pool right on the balcony. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool for general use. Guests can enjoy the in-house restaurant and roof-top bar for sunset drinks. Their staff are unbelievably attentive and friendly and can help arrange tours of the temples. If you are an early bird heading out for a sunrise temple tour, they even have a barista serving coffee from 4 a.m.

  • Guest Reviews: What a fabulous hotel. Service, facilities, food, and overall experience were top-notch.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Junior Plunge Pool Suite
  • Address: River Road, Treang Village, Slar Kram Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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3. Mane Hariharalaya

The Mane Hariharalaya effortlessly blends traditional Khmer design with modern facilities. The hotel is in a quiet area, a 30-minute drive from Angkor Wat and outside the city center. A daily shuttle service is available to take you downtown during your stay. Their Private Pool Villas feature an outside space with a hot tub, a barbecue, and a seating area. Personal chefs and butlers are on hand to make your stay as smooth as possible. There are also fine dining and spa treatments available. It’s a great choice if you are looking for luxury and a peaceful setting.

  • Guest Reviews: This private villa was a gem. Everything was 5-star from the fine dining and the spa treatments to afternoon tea.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Hariharalaya Villa 
  • Address: Mane Hariharalaya Road, 17259, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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4. Angkor Palace Suite & Villa

Angkor Palace Suite & Villa is a peaceful resort a little outside downtown Siem Reap. But it’s just a short walk from the Cambodian Cultural Village. Villas with private pools are available with up to three bedrooms, and the hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool. There is a fitness center and tennis courts for the active-minded, as well as a spa and sauna for relaxing. You are made to feel very welcome by the staff, and they serve a great buffet breakfast before you head out to explore the temples.

  • Guest Rating: The hotel and staff were amazing. They treated us like royalty. The buffet breakfast was amazing too.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Three-Bedroom Villa
  • Address: Phum Kruos, Sangkat Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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5. Templation Hotel

The Templation Hotel is in a very tranquil location. It is a ten-minute drive from both Angkor Wat and Pub Street in the downtown area. They have a few different rooms with private pools, including glamping bungalows and private pool villas. Breakfast is amazing, and you can even have it delivered to your private pool. Onsite, they also have a stunning main pool and treatments at Fleuraison Spa. The super-friendly staff can help find you a tuk-tuk driver to take you around Siem Reap.

  • Guest Rating: The villa was beautiful and the private pool was great. One of the best resorts I’ve been to!
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Private Pool Villas
  • Address: Rok Rak Street, Mondul 3, Slor Kram, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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6. Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang

Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang is a little farther away from Angkor Wat than some other hotels, but you’ll love the serene surroundings. The spacious resort has a huge outdoor pool, and there’s a wellness center for a bit of pampering. Two on-site restaurants serve authentic and tasty Cambodian cuisine. You can choose between Terrace Villas and Pool Villas, with the latter having private plunge pools and beautiful gardens. The food is superb and the service is great, although some of the extras are a little pricey.

  • Guest Reviews: The pool villa was roomy and comfortable. The food was very good and beautifully presented.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Pool Villas
  • Address: Phum Svaydangkum, Sangkat Svaydankum, Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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7. The Embassy Angkor Resort & Spa

The Embassy Angkor Resort & Spa is also located a little farther out of the center, but the hotel has a free tuk-tuk service to help you get around. They have a delightful main pool and bar area, surrounded by tropical plants and artwork. For private pools, you can choose between one-bedroom suites or family pool suites. All the rooms are clean and spacious, and the staff provide exceptional service. They also have a gym, but it is a little small and needs updating.

  • Guest Reviews: We really enjoyed our stay in the suite with the private pool. The onsite spa and daily breakfast were exceptional.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Family Suites
  • Address: Chunlung Village, Salakamreuk Commune Siem Reap, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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8. Apsara Residence Hotel

The Apsara Residence Hotel has a great location in the center of town. The staff are very friendly and welcoming, bringing cold towels and tea upon arrival. For private saltwater pools, have a look at the Executive Double Rooms. All rooms have a modern and chic design and are very clean and comfortable. You’ll love the a la carte breakfast in the morning as well. If you have a sunrise tour, the staff will prepare a take-away box for you.

  • Guest Reviews: Our room was perfect and the pool was lovely. The location makes this hotel one of the best choices.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Executive Double Rooms
  • Address: St. 27, Wat Bo Village, Sala Kamreuk Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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9. Heritage Suites Hotel

Located near the center of town, the Heritage Suites Hotel is well-placed for exploring Pub Street and the markets. The hotel has an outdoor saltwater pool, an excellent spa, and a good selection of food available. They offer two different options for rooms with private pools. The Colonial Suite has an 8-meter pool and steam room. While the Residence Suite has both an outdoor jacuzzi and a private pool. A stay here offers good value for money, although some note there could be better lighting as it’s a bit dark after sunset.

  • Guest Reviews: We loved our room and the pool was very refreshing after a hot day.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Residence Suite
  • Address: Wat Polangka, Slor Kram cummune, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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10. Anantara Angkor Resort

This is a smaller, more boutique property, that is located in a quiet area of town. The all-suite hotel has a limited number of rooms, so it never feels over-crowded. Their Anantara Explorer Suite and the Henri Mouhot Two-Bedroom Suite have private pools. There are also two different Family Suites with private pools. All their rooms, dining, and facilities are exceptional. However, if you enjoy a morning workout, the gym here is a little on the small side.

  • Guest Reviews: We really enjoyed our stay. The room was spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Henri Mouhot 2-Bedroom Suite 
  • Address: National No. 6, Khum Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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11. Dontrei Villa Angkor

Dontrei Villa Angkor is a 4-star hotel with a beautiful outdoor swimming pool, a delicious restaurant, and a lovely green garden. While it’s a ten-minute ride into town, the hotel has free one-way tuk-tuk for guests. Compared to other hotels, they have a much bigger range of villas with private pools. From cozy bungalows designed for couples to large four-bedroom villas that can sleep up to 12 adults. It’s the perfect place to relax after a day walking around Angkor Wat.

  • Guest Reviews: The room was beautiful with a very detailed design. The food and the service were excellent.
  • Star Rating: 4 stars
  • Best Rooms: Villa with Private Pool
  • Address: Road 60, Slokram Commune Road 60, Slokram Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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12. Angkor Rendezvous

A 20-minute taxi ride from Angkor Wat, Angkor Rendezvous sits at the edge of the town center. It’s a bit out of the way, but they do have a complimentary airport transfer and a shuttle service into the city center. They have two villas with private pools, both very spacious. They’re suitable for small groups of families who are looking for a homely place to stay. For food, the staff delivers breakfast in the mornings, and they can also prepare takeaway for those on sunrise temple tours.

  • Guest Reviews: The villa was perfect for our family. The pool was wonderful and they delivered us breakfast every morning.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Villas
  • Address: Neelka Way, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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13. Eightfold Urban Resort

The Eightfold Urban Resort is located to the south of the town center and is a 30-minute drive to Angkor Wat. Onsite, they have an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by a lush garden. Although most guests talk about the resort’s excellent on-site spa and their massages. Book the Suite with Private Pool which comes with a hot tub too. For food, the on-site restaurant is a little limited, but the prices are reasonable. The hotel also offers a free tuk-tuk ride into town, so you can explore the night markets and Pub Street.

  • Guest Reviews: Everything was absolutely perfect! The best thing about the hotel is the staff.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with Private Pool
  • Address: Salakamreuk Rd, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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14. Authentic Khmer Village Resort

Like other resorts, the Authentic Khmer Village Resort is a short drive from the town center, but they have regular shuttles for guests. They have one and two-bedroom villas with private pools, as well as a large three-bedroom family villa. There is also an outdoor saltwater pool and an in-house restaurant serving local food. What most guests rave about is the beautiful location and water features like the Lilly ponds.

  • Guest Reviews: The hotel was beautiful and very peaceful. I loved the swimming pool surrounded by plants and flowers.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: 3-Bedroom Private Pool Villa
  • Address: Sombai Road, Salakamreuk Village, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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15. Sarai Resort & Spa

Sarai Resort & Spa is located south of the town center. It is close enough to walk to Pub Street and the markets. The resort has an outdoor swimming pool, a spa, an in-house restaurant, and a bar that serves great cocktails. If you are looking for a private pool, the Presidential Suite is a great choice. It features a private mezzanine living room area with sun beds and a personal swimming pool on the roof. Their breakfasts do get mixed reviews though, but there are other options close by.

  • Guest Reviews: The cocktails were tasty and good value. Were given little snacks each evening from the chef. The food at the restaurant was delicious.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Presidential Suite
  • Address: Siem Reap Central Areas, Wat Damnak village, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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16. The Beige

If you are looking for something a little different, The Beige could be a great choice. It is a luxury 4-star tent resort surrounded by greenery to the north of Angkor Wat. The quiet location is perfect for couples, with the resort’s seven rooms spread out over ten hectares. You can enjoy a private pool in the Suite with Pool View, which also has a huge living area. The resort’s main pool is also stunning. It’s an infinity pool suspended five meters above the ground and surrounded by lush forest. However, if you intend to explore the city, you may prefer a different location.

  • Guest Reviews: A gorgeous experience! The decor and atmosphere was unique. The staff were extraordinary and very helpful.
  • Star Rating: 5 stars
  • Best Rooms: Suite with Pool View
  • Address: Svay Chek Road, Svay Chek Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Siem Reap Hotels Map

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Best Pool Villas & Suites

Siem Reap HotelsBest Rooms
Bensley Collection-Shinta Mani Siem ReapPremium Villa
Jaya House River ParkJunior Plunge Pool Suite
Mane HariharalayaHariharalaya Villa 
Angkor Palace Suite & VillaThree-Bedroom Villa
Templation HotelPrivate Pool Villas
Zannier Hotels Phum BaitangPool Villas
The Embassy Angkor Resort & SpaFamily Suites
Apsara Residence HotelExecutive Double Rooms
Heritage Suites HotelResidence Suite
Anantara Angkor ResortHenri Mouhot 2-Bedroom Suite 
Dontrei Villa AngkorVilla with Private Pool
Angkor RendezvousVillas
Eightfold Urban ResortSuite with Private Pool
Authentic Khmer Village Resort3-Bedroom Private Pool Villa
Sarai Resort & SpaPresidential Suite
The BeigeSuite with Pool View
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