Heritage Suites Hotel

Siem Reap & Angkor Wat, Cambodia

At a Glance

  • Peaceful location between the temples and the town with easy access to both

  • In-house adventure specialists who organize fantastic activities

  • 26 rooms and spacious suites

  • Beautiful saltwater swimming pool in the tropical gardens

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Best time to Visit

Good time to visit

Average time to visit

Cambodia is hot all year round and the best time to visit is during the dry season, which runs from November to April. It starts to get wetter in May and the wettest months are September and October. It is still possible to visit during this time as rain usually falls as short sharp storms. November is a fantastic month to visit Cambodia as it is very green after the rainy season and the lakes and rivers are full of water.

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Insider's View

The Bungalow Suites are amazing, with outdoor showers under the shade of the palm trees.

If you are lucky enough to be staying in the hotel on a Thursday stick around for an evening drink as there’s live jazz on!

Dine in on a Thursday night to be serenaded by a jazz musician

Call us on 858 345 1762 to start planning your vacation to Heritage Suites Hotel or take a look at our itineraries to Siem Reap

Description

A boutique style property in a peaceful location, the Heritage Suites Hotel is just minutes from the Siem Reap River, offering an elegant and luxury retreat after a day's exploring the mystical temples of Angkor.

Heritage Suites Hotel is a luxurious sanctuary in the heart of Khmer culture at the end of a quiet residential street. Only a 3-minute tuk-tuk ride from the center of town and a 10-minute one from the Angkor complex it is well placed for soaking up the delights of Siem Reap.

The Heritage Suites Hotel's 20 suites and six rooms are spacious and the elegant with low-key décor which harmoniously combines Asian tradition with modernity. The suites all have a small tranquil garden, some with outdoor showers and Jacuzzis and the oversize stone bathtub is a prominent feature of the rooms.

The main restaurant and bar area, housed in the same building, is very relaxed offering Khmer and Western cuisine and an extensive selection of international wines. Enjoy meals both inside and out - dinners by the pool romantically lit by lanterns are truly memorable.

Relax at the saltwater swimming pool where you will also find a small bar to enjoy light meals at any time of the day. As this is a boutique property there are no fixed times for meals so you decide when you want to eat and this fits perfectly with visits to the Temples of Angkor.

The hotel also boasts a stunning spa which uses natural organic local products to soothe the travel weary body, the ideal reward after a days sightseeing at the temples, shopping in the markets or just lounging by the idyllic pool.

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Accommodation

The Heritage Suites Hotel has six Deluxe Rooms, 17 Bungalow Suites, two Colonial Suites and The Residence, all designed with blend of contemporary Asian and Art Deco themes. The slick Deluxe Rooms have high ceilings, pressed bamboo floors and teak furnishings. The Zen-like Bungalow Suites have large open plan rooms with comfortable beds, seating areas and a stone freestanding bath. In the bathroom there is a shower and a steam bath and outside, a tropical private courtyard garden with outdoor shower. The Colonial Suites and The Residence are similar in design but are larger, have Jacuzzis in the garden and are perfect if you need more space as they can comfortably accommodate two children.

Childcare

Children are very welcome at The Heritage Suites Hotel and can be accommodated with parents in any of the suites. There are no specific facilities for them but cots can be provided as can babysitting on request.

Facilities

The Lantern Restaurant serves sumptuous Asian, Continental and American breakfasts which can be enjoyed inside or out on the terrace. Lunches and dinners blend Khmer, Asian and Western cuisine but snacks and light dishes are available throughout the day and the hotel is incredibly flexible. There is also a lovely bar. There is a peaceful saltwater swimming pool with double loungers and the sanctuary of the Bodia Spa, which is designed to pamper the body and soul with its natural, organic products.

Activities

In-house adventure specialists can tailor-make tours to Angkor Wat, off-the-beaten-track experiences and outdoor activities such as quad biking, elephant riding and hot air ballooning. Alternatively, take one of the hotel's bicycles and explore independently, take in the city of Siem Reap with its charming shops, galleries, markets, bars and restaurants.

Reviews

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Cordelia Nicholls (Staff)

Heritage suites is a very stylish French boutique in central Siem Reap. The rooms are incredibly spacious and open with peaceful private gardens, the pool is a lovely place to go in the afternoons after sightseeing and they have a fabulous drink menu with classic cocktails as well as some own brand twists that make the most of the local produce. They are also very environmentally conscious and currently compiling a list of ways they are helping not only the environment but the local community too.

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Evi-Elli La Valle (Staff)

What I loved about this property is the atmosphere. You enter straight into the chic bar complemented by a galleried restaurant serving a tantalising mix of Khmer and French cuisine. Carry on into the gardens and you will find the most delightful pool, calm and serene and surrounded by inviting loungers - exactly what you want after a busy day discovering Angkor Wat. This property feels like a boutique retreat, a pretty unique concept in bustling Siem Reap.

Experiences

  • Angkor Thom Scavenger Hunt by Bicycle

    Exclusive to Scott Dunn and ideal for the whole family, this unique experience takes you through Angkor Thom on an adventurous photo scavenger hunt. You'll have 11 different clues peppered across the ancient temples. Success will be awarded at the end!

  • Angkor Wat at Sunrise

    Experience the majesty of Angkor Wat with a short sunrise tour, the best time to visit this ancient monument and one of Southeast Asia's most important archaeological sites.

  • Angkor with Mr Khin Po Thai

    Spend a day with a specialist guide, Mr Khin Po Thai, one of the leading Cambodian experts on these mysterious ruins.

  • Artisans and Galleries of Siem Reap

    With your expert guide, explore the up and coming galleries and boutiques that pepper the streets of contemporary Siem Reap.

  • Banteay Srei and Beng Mealea Full Day Tour

    One of our favorite experiences in Siem Reap that gets you out to the Cambodian countryside to Beng Mealea, a sprawling jungle temple. Enjoy a delicious lunch before heading on to Banteay Srei temple which is made from beautiful red sand-stone.

  • Banteay Srei and Kbal Spean

    A wonderful full-day tour that takes you out to the Cambodian countryside to Beng Mealea, a sprawling jungle temple. Enjoy a delicious lunch before heading on to Banteay Srei temple, a beautiful a mysterious red sand-stone temple.

  • Behind the Scenes of Angkor

    Get a far more in-depth insight into Angkor with the German Apsara Conservation Project in this half-day tour, learning all about the extensive conservation work that takes place daily to restore and maintain the world's most magnificent jungle temples.

  • Boat Trip on Tonle Sap Lake

    Home to colorful floating villages and luminous mangroves, Tonlé Sap is the largest freshwater lake in Southeast Asia and is just 45 minutes from Siem Reap. Spend time cruising the lake onboard a simple local boat, a perfect way to explore.

  • Breakfast at Srah Srang

    After an early morning's temple exploration, take a light breakfast overlooking the ancient royal baths of Srah Srang. Fresh croissants and pastries, fresh seasonal tropical fruits, local juices, Illy Coffee and TWG Tea will be laid out.

  • Charitable Cambodia

    Despite having a relatively stable economy that has emerged from a turbulent past, Cambodia remains a very poor country. This is an opportunity to see examples of charity work that aims to help some of the county's most vulnerable people.

  • Cook with a Celebrity Chef

    A real highlight for foodies, this rural experience takes you to the home of Kethana, the owner and chef of renowned restaurant, Sugar Palm. Here you'll learn how to cook truly exquisite Cambodian cuisine.

  • Country Life Photography

    Explore beyond the temples of Angkor and head into rural Cambodia outside of Siem Reap. Travel by tuk-tuk with self-taught photographer, Mr Kimleng, who will lead the way into luminous paddy fields and exuberant rural villages.

  • Countryside Life and Dining

    From local villages to monk blessings and from ox-cart rides to fine dining in a paddy field, this is a truly exquisite experience that's perfect for families and couples. It's ideal for those who want to see more of Cambodia than just temples.

  • Explore Angkor Thom

    This is one of our favorite half-day experiences from Siem Reap; with specialist guides you'll avoid the crowds and head off by foot into the jungle temples before anyone else.

  • Foodie Vespa Adventure

    Explore the local culinary scene of Siem Reap on the back seat of an Italian Vespa in this lively and exciting evening experience.

  • Hidden Temple Trek

    Visit some of Angkor's hidden temples on this afternoon hike through Angkor Archaeological Park. Starting at Angkor Thom follow the walls to pass through Angkor Krau. Through paddy fields you will end at Prasat Banteay Thom where sunset drinks await.

  • Kayaking on Tonle Sap

    Enjoy Tonle Sap by kayak instead of boat to give you a more interactive and exciting view of this incredible reservoir. This experience is ideal for active families and couples!

  • Mystery dine around Siem Reap

    Experience Siem Reap's gourmet highlights in one evening - enjoy 5 different course in 5 different locations. The dining options in Siem Reap are superb and this is a great way to experience them. You will have your own tuk-tuk driver for the evening.

  • Phare - The Cambodian Circus

    Top of Siem Reap's to do list is the amazing and moving Phare, Cambodian Circus. Watch these talented young performers in a breathtakingly entertaining and original show. This hour-long show has a variety of performances to enjoy.

  • Private Temple Dinner

    This extraordinary once in a life time experience grants you a private dinner in one of Angkor's ancient temples. Completely private, this experience works for couples, families or for small groups if you are celebrating a special occasion!

  • Quad Biking in Siem Reap

    Quad bike through the countryside surrounding Siem Reap for an alternative view of Cambodia.

  • Remote temples by helicopter

    An extraordinary day spent exploring remote and unexplored temples by helicopter and jeep. Head to Banteay, that once rivalled Angkor Wat as well as Preah Vihear, a highly disputed temple that sits near the border with Thailand.

  • Shadow Puppets in the rice fields

    Shadow puppets are an integral part of Cambodia’s heritage; share the experience of this unique art form with the local villagers at a private performance. Afterwards enjoy a private gourmet dinner.

  • Siem Reap, Phnom Kulen and Banteay Srei

    A 1.5 hour drive north of Siem Reap will bring you to Phnom Kulen mountain range, which provides Siem Reap with water and dominates the skyline of the flat plains surrounding it.

  • Small Circuit Full Day Tour

    Ideal for those with a deeper interest in the temples of Angkor. Start the day at sunrise with a transfer to the picturesque Ta Prohm.

  • Specialist Photography Tour with John McDermott

    Cambodia and the temples of Angkor offer some of the most rewarding photographic opportunities. Spend a half day with American fine art photographer, John McDermott, to ensure you capture the temples at their best.

  • Sunset Cocktails at Angkor Thom

    Enjoy sunset drinks with a leisurely boat ride on the moat of Angkor Thom and view hidden elements of the ancient Khmer water systems. Relaxing with gin and tonic in hand and accompanied by the sound of bird song, this is a great way to end the day.

  • Taste Siem Reap - Art and Cocktails

    Enjoy an evening of contemporary art galleries and buzzing bars in Siem Reap. Be whisked away in your private tuk tuk to experience some of the town's most vibrant bars and up and coming galleries, with cocktails, dim sum and dessert included.

  • Taste Siem Reap - For A Good Cause

    Visit three of the best social enterprise restaurants in Siem Reap, traveling by private tuk tuk. Enjoy a delicious selection of food and drink, all for a good cause! This is a fun way to give back to the community and try some fantastic local cuisine .

  • Taste Siem Reap - Khmer Fine Dining

    Spend the evening sampling mouth-watering dishes at three of Siem Reap's finest restaurants. Travel between the restaurants by private tuk tuk, and enjoy a course at each stop. This is the perfect way to try some of the best cuisine Cambodia has to offer.

  • Temples of the Forest

    This fantastic tour is geared around avoiding the crowds, getting you to Ta Prohm, Ta Nei and Ta Keo at the quietest time of day. Ensconced in jungle, these temples are ideal for adventurous families and couples wanting an Indiana Jones experience!

  • Temples of the Forest by bike

    Cycle through the amazing temples of Angkor, avoiding the crowds and exploring the temples at their best in the morning. A wonderful experience for active couples and energetic families.

  • Tonle Sap on Ella (private boat)

    Experience the Tonle Sap in style! Our wonderful wooden boat, Ella, has been designed from scratch to experience the wildlife and absorb the unique floating villages on the margins of the lake.

  • Villa Chandara - Experiential Dining

    Head to the Cambodian countryside for a gourmet private dining experience surrounded by luminous paddy fields.

  • Yoga at Angkor

    Find balance with a yoga session amidst the peaceful and atmospheric ancient temples of Angkor. A truly magical experience and a once in a lifetime experience.

Vacation Ideas

  • Highlights of Indochina

    Luang Prabang, Siem Reap, Hoi An, Da Nang

    from $4000 pp 10 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach
  • Honeymoon to Cambodia and Thailand

    Bangkok, Siem Reap, Phuket,

    from $4100 pp 11 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach
  • Off the Beaten Track Indochina

    Vientiane, Muang La, Nong Khiaw, Luang Prabang, Hanoi, Mai Chau, Tam Coc, Phnom Penh, Battambang, Siem Reap

    from $7700 pp 21 nights

    • Impeccable and friendly service
    • Delicious breakfasts with a different flavour smoothie each morning
    • Iced water in cool boxes for every couple on the beach

Location & directions

Siem Reap & Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Heritage Suites Hotel is located opposite Wat Polanka in Siem Reap, about 1km north of the old market. It's 8km (a 10-minute drive or 30-minute cycle ride) from the temples at Angkor Wat.

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