Zachary Lynd

La Residence d’Angkor

with Zachary Lynd www.andturf.com
  • Where:Siem Reap

  • Why:To get inspired.

  • When:October 2013

  • Who:Me and my love.

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Highs & Lows

  • Lush jungle flora, lily ponds, stone carvings and local hardwood.

  • Spacious rooms with a two person bathtub and large sliding door to private terrace.

  • Decadent spa with scrubs, steams and another saltwater pool.

  • Martini lounge provides a respectable drink, full menu and escapism in an exotic, airy setting.

  • Occasional power outages.

  • Limited mini bar.

  • Small hanging closet.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Total: 46/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Lifestyle Luxury

  • Vibe

    Khmer luxury with a stylish, tropical elegance.

  • Location

    River facing, across from Old French Quarter. Easy 10 minute walk or 2 minute Tuk Tuk from Old Market, 10 minutes to Angor Wat Temple and quick 20 minutes from airport.

  • Rooms

    54 rooms, 8 Khmer-style suites.

  • Music

    Local instrumentalist in the lobby.

  • Designed By

    The hotel was built by a businessman who is widely respected in the local community, as a fitting tribute to his wife. With lady Sothea in mind, the whole property has been created to showcase natural beauty.

  • Pool/Gym

    24 hour outdoor saltwater pool and fully equipped fitness center.

  • Restaurant

    Two restaurants on property.

  • Bar

    Elevated open-air Martini Lounge.

  • Children

    Not ideal, but not a problem.

  • Price

    $300 nightly.

Angkor Wat is something else but don't miss other temples like Bayon

Explore the temples

angkor wat

Angkor Wat is something else but don't miss other temples like Bayon

Take a break from hiking the temples and enjoy a slow cruise through the rice fields

Boat in the countryside

Pokambor Ave, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Take a break from hiking the temples and enjoy a slow cruise through the rice fields

Part treasure hunt part cultural studies, visiting the town market is a must when abroad

Shop the markets

Angkor Night Market St, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

Part treasure hunt part cultural studies, visiting the town market is a must when abroad

great to roll up in your travel case and fill up with whatever interesting finds you come across in your travels

Military Duffle

River Rd, Krong Siem Reap, Cambodia

great to roll up in your travel case and fill up with whatever interesting finds you come across in your travels

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