Siem Reap, Cambodia
Surrounded by tropical gardens, Pavilion Indochine is the closest hotel to Angkor Wat. Twenty deluxe rooms and bungalow suites are nestled around a central swimming pool where cushioned lounge chairs are shaded by arching trees and canvas umbrellas. Rooms are appointed in dark woods and crisp white linens and feature classic Cambodian decor including hardwood floors, antique furniture, wooden writing desks, sculptures and vintage posters. Though the exterior is traditional, inside each room guests will find a full complement of contemporary amenities including en suite bathrooms, individually controlled air conditioning, 32-inch flat screen cable TV, multi-plugs for charging a range of electronics, free Wi-Fi, safe with digital code, mini bar, complimentary tea- and coffee-making facilities and complimentary bottled water. A colonial ceiling fan and gauzy mosquito nets add comfort and safety. The open-air Mekong Restaurant features the best of Cambodian and Asian cuisine, and Australian and French wines. The hotel's library provides an excellent browsing collection of books about Angkor and Cambodia's history. A small spa staffed by professional masseuses offers a range of treatments including traditional Khmer massage and aromatherapy massage.