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Sala Lodges, Siem Reap

Sala Lodges

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Sala Lodges takes inspiration from the traditional wooden houses found throughout Cambodia's countryside, and the property's handful of stilted houses were spotted in rural Cambodian villages, dismantled, transported and beautifully restored to offer extremely comfortable and truly authentic accommodation for guests.

Each house has its own special history and architecture, and their varying sizes mean that they can accommodate up to two, three, four or five guests. The property's spacious communal areas provide a contrast to these rustic-style houses, offering contemporary and relaxing spaces where guests can unwind and socialize.

OUR RATING: First Class

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OUR OPINION:

Sala Lodges offers relaxation in unique traditional Khmer surroundings. Although the property is around a kilometer away from the center of Siem Reap, the facilities on offer are of an extremely high standard and the peaceful environment allows guests to relax after a day of exploring.

Rooms

The traditionally-styled houses are each individually designed to reflect Cambodia’s rich history and heritage, and are spread across the property's grounds. They each have their own unique name and history, linking guests to Cambodia's rural past. Inside, the buildings are very spacious and beautifully decorated using local materials and crafts. All feature en suite bathrooms with rain showers, air conditioning, mosquito nets and private balconies, as well as free Wi-Fi access, tea/coffee making facilities and minibars. Varying in size, some of the houses are specially designed for larger groups or families, featuring two bedrooms and sofa beds.

Location

Situated within walking distance of central Siem Reap, including its markets and the renowned Pub Street, Sala Lodges is located on the other side of the river where quieter village life is still present.

Food and drink

Contemporary in style, the Monolith restaurant and bar provides guests with an authentic dining experience in the grounds of the hotel. The food is a mix of Eastern and Western flavors, with a few local specials on offer each day. The signature cocktails and international wine list also provide guests with a wide selection drinks.

Families

Babysitting services are available, and the larger houses can accommodate up to three, four or five guests.

Facilities and activities

Guests can make use of the 20 meter outdoor swimming pool, in room massage service and library. There's also a games and multimedia library and a shop. The lodge offers bicycle hire should you wish to explore the local area at your own pace, and a laundry service is available.

Tour ideas in Siem Reap

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Sala Lodges as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Alternative places to stay nearby

    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

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      Angkor Wat, Cambodia

      Angkor Wat at sunset

      Angkor Wat at sunset

      Believed to be the world's largest religious building, this temple is the perfect fusion of symbolism and symmetry and a source of pride and strength to all Khmers. Watching the sun set, sat on one of the temple's ancient walls is a magical experience.

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    • Birdwatching at Prek Toal Biosphere & Tonle Sap Lake
      Floating villages, Tonle Sap

      Birdwatching at Prek Toal Biosphere & Tonle Sap Lake

      Birdwatching at Prek Toal Biosphere & Tonle Sap Lake

      This excursion is not only a great birdwatching opportunity but also offers a fascinating insight into life on the lake. The village of Prek Toal is one of the largest floating villages on the lake.

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    • Cooks in tuk-tuks cooking class
      Food at the Apsara Theatre in the Angkor Village Resort and HotelSiem Reap, Cambodia

      Cooks in tuk-tuks cooking class

      Cooks in tuk-tuks cooking class

      Join a Cambodian chef and go shopping at the local market for fresh locally-grown ingredients. You explore several classic Khmer dishes and enjoy tasting the end result at a traditional Khmer-style luncheon. The class takes three to four hours.

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