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2022-09-24

Top 7 Hotels with good spas in Phnom Penh to pamper yourself in 2023 [Recommend]

The holidays are the ideal time to prioritize what is most important: caring for yourself and your loved ones. If you're in need of some me-time or simply want to find some inner calm, hotel spas are a great place to unwind and rejuvenate your body and mind. Now that you're in the centre of Cambodia, have you discovered which hotels offer the finest spa treatments? Let's check out Luxcity's guides to the best hotel spas and where to find them in Phnom Penh.

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A few hours at a spa are the ideal way to relax and unwind away from your usual routine
A few hours at a spa are the ideal way to relax and unwind away from your usual routine

What is a hotel spa?

A hotel spa is one that is located in or near a hotel or resort. Spas offering a variety of services and beauty treatments are a common amenity at many high-end resorts and beachfront hotels. Massages, manicures, pedicures, and facials are typical treatments on hotel spa menus. Hotel spas may also include steam rooms and saunas for visitors to use in between treatments, depending on the facilities.

A hotel spa may allow clients to book treatments in their rooms rather than in the spa. In fact, some hotel spas are extremely tiny and provide the majority of their services in guest rooms or suites rather than separate spa rooms. When doing treatments in a hotel room, the massage therapist, esthetician, or nail technician will bring all the essential tools to the guest's room; while others also provide hair treatments and have beauticians on site to assist customers who need their hair cut, coloured, or styled.

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Nothing sounds better than rejuvenating your body and mind after a long and exhausting day
Nothing sounds better than rejuvenating your body and mind after a long and exhausting day

Why should you choose a Hotel Spa when travelling?

When choosing a place to stay for your trip, your hotel is more than just a place to sleep after a day of exploring the exciting and fascinating Phnom Penh. Beyond that, a vacation is primarily an opportunity to indulge in some much-needed me-time. And this is where Hotel Spa enters the picture. Let us walk you through some of the benefits you will have when making the most of a hotel spa’s amenities

Energy recovery right in your staycation

If you are seeking a tranquil place to escape the hectic pace of city life, this ideal environment can definitely be found at spa and wellness treatments. However, because the spa and wellness services are located in the city centre, the desired calm and tranquillity may not be fully maintained. For example, while commuting to a spa centre in Phnom Penh, you may experience heavy traffic and city congestion. Furthermore, it is difficult for you as travellers to discover the best-suited spa service at a reasonable price.

As a result, to fully experience the spa as well as have a relaxing and rejuvenating stay, choosing a hotel spa is an ideal solution.

 

Treat yourself to the hotels' swimming pools, jacuzzis, and Bali beds, as well as beauty treatments
Treat yourself to the hotels' swimming pools, jacuzzis, and Bali beds, as well as beauty treatments

Convenient hair salon

A haircut is likely not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a spa or a vacation. However, whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, a haircut or hairstyle can do wonders for your mood.

Occasionally, especially if your vacation is unplanned, you may not have time to get your hair styled prior to departure. Therefore, you will be able to get your hair styled at your destination if a hair salon is one of your hotel's amenities. 

Facials care

Facials are a common service requested at luxury hotels. The act of getting a facial can be soothing, and the resulting glow can boost your mood.

This is especially possible if you have flown to your location, as your skin's moisture levels will be drained significantly during flight. Getting a facial may be exactly what your skin needs to feel refreshed.

Moreover, a facial has many other fantastic advantages. These include alleviating anxiety, increasing blood flow, curing acne, and getting rid of pesky whiteheads and blackheads. With these benefits, you'll be in a much better frame of mind to enjoy your time in Phnom Penh.

 

A better state of mind will allow you to experience your trip to its fullest
A better state of mind will allow you to experience your trip to its fullest

Free Hot Tub Or Sauna

It's a well-known fact that hot tubs and saunas are essential components of any good spa. For the purpose of relaxation, hot tubs use heated water and jets to propel the water around the tub with the temperature precisely managed, while a sauna can be a dry or wet room.

While hot tubs and saunas are already well-known for their therapeutic benefits, there is another reason why the heat is so appealing. Spa-goers have long recognised the therapeutic benefits of spa heat for aching muscles and joints. And this is even useful for travellers. After a long day of exploring the city's attractions, this may be just what you need to relax and unwind. The best part is that most hotels do not charge extra fees for sauna or hot tub use.

Massage

A massage is another must-have service at a hotel spa, and common massage methods provided by many establishments include Swedish and hot stone.

When done properly, a Swedish massage can have a profoundly soothing effect. Long, slow strokes are used, along with light pressure and a circular motion. Simultaneously, warm, smooth stones are used in a hot stone massage, which is often paired with Swedish massage.

An effective massage can do wonders for your mental and physical health. It leaves you feeling relaxed and pampered long after you've finished the treatment.

Tips to Choose a Good Hotel Spa In Phnom Penh

Hotel spas typically provide a wide variety of services, and taking advantage of a hotel's spa facilities is simple. You need only plan for this essential self-care by thinking ahead about which services or treatments you would enjoy and find most beneficial. 

However, there are a few things to keep in mind when booking a spa hotel.

  • Find out if the hotel has everything you could want for a wonderful getaway, including a pool, sauna, steam bath, Turkish bath, massage studio, gym, detox cabinet, relaxation, beauty services, and more.
  • Check if you will be thoroughly consulted by well-trained therapists, ayurvedic practitioners, and coaches. 
  • Ask if you can have a relaxing spa day with your children, and what kinds of spa treatments are available. 
  • Check for details about the hotel's star rating and amenities included in the package price. 

Read more: How do the facilities in the hotel meet the needs of customers?

 

On the hotel's website, you can learn about the therapists’ information and read reviews from other guests to make better decisions
On the hotel's website, you can learn about the therapists’ information and read reviews from other guests to make better decisions

Top 7 Hotels Having Good Spas In Phnom Penh in 2022

La Rose Boutique Hotel & Spa

Situated along Norodom Boulevard, La Rose Boutique & Spa is only a 5-minute walk from the significant Independence Monument. It operates a 24-hour front desk and boasts a luxurious spa and wellness centre. Free Wi-Fi access is available throughout the entire property. This non-smoking hotel is a convenient 20-minute drive from Phnom Penh International Airport. Fitted with a wardrobe and seating area, air-conditioned rooms are equipped with a personal safe, a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, and tea/coffee making facilities. En suite bathrooms come with a hairdryer, bathtub, shower facilities, and free toiletries. At La Rose Boutique & Spa, guests can request luggage storage, laundry and car rental services. Conveniences include a tour desk, a business center, and shuttle service to the airport. 

Pavilion

Located in central Phnom Penh, The Pavilion offers adult-only accommodation with free WiFi throughout the property. This property is dedicated to responsible tourism and urban heritage conservation and cultural promotion. It has both an outdoor and a shaded pool and provides in-house spa facilities. A fitness centre is available for working out, or guests can indulge in in-house spa treatments. It features two poolside bar restaurants and a separate main restaurant. The Pavilion is a mere 850-metre walk from Chaktomouk Conference Hall 2, while Aeon Mall is 2.9 km away. Riverfront Park is 1.6 km from the property. The nearest airport, Phnom Penh International Airport, is 9 km away.

Plantation Urban Resort & Spa

Centrally located in Phnom Penh, Plantation Urban Resort & Spa is situated directly behind the Royal Palace. It features two outdoor swimming pools, and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the bar. The Plantation Urban Resort & Spa is a 10-minute walk from the lively riverfront and Phnom Penh’s entertainment area. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. It is 1.2 km to Chaktomouk Conference Hall 2, while Aeon Mall is 3.6 km away. Phnom Penh International Airport is 10.3 km from the property. The property offers airport transfer services at an additional charge. 

Palace Gate Hotel & Resort

Set in a restored French colonial villa adjacent to the Royal Palace, Palace Gate Hotel & Resort offers accommodations in Phnom Penh with views of the Tonle Sap River. It features an outdoor swimming pool, and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the rooftop bar. Guests can engage in a workout session at the fitness centre or, alternatively, indulge in a spa treatment. Free WiFi is available in public areas. It is 550 metres to the National Museum, while Chaktomouk Conference Hall is 500 metres from the property. Kandal Market is 950 metres away, and Independence Monument is 1.8 km from Palace Gate Hotel & Resort. Phnom Penh International Airport is 11 km away. 

Sun & Moon

Featuring an outdoor swimming pool, SUN & MOON, Urban Hotel offers accommodation in the Daun Penh district of Phnom Penh. Guests can enjoy dining options from the hotel's in-house restaurant and rooftop bar. Guests have access to the fitness centre and spa facilities, which include a sauna and steam room. Alternatively, guests can indulge in in-house spa treatments. Guests can walk to Central Market, just 550 metres from the property. It is 1.4 km from Chaktomouk Conference Hall 2. Wat Phnom is 850 metres from SUN & MOON, Urban Hotel, while Royal Palace Phnom Penh is 1.1 km from the property. 

The View Serviced Residence

Set in Phnom Penh, 1 km from the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, The View Serviced Residence offers accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has city views, and guests can enjoy access to a hot tub and a sauna. The property features river views, a terrace, and free WiFi is available. The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a kettle, a fridge, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. The View Serviced Residence also offers a continental or à la carte breakfast.

HM Grand Central Hotel

Situated in Phnom Penh, 700 metres from Royal Palace Phnom Penh, HM Grand Central Hotel features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness centre. Among the facilities at this property are a shared lounge and a business centre, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The facilities at this hotel do not include a proper spa but a fitness centre, a swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, and a swimming pool

 

Hotel spas not only offer novel experiences but also give you chance to deepen your understanding of yourself and turn personal care into a lifestyle
Hotel spas not only offer novel experiences but also give you chance to deepen your understanding of yourself and turn personal care into a lifestyle

As a point of inspiration for all of our guests, we want to help you gain a better understanding of your lives and make personal care a way of life. Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, we encourage you to set aside some time to escape the city's stressful environment and embrace the tranquillity of hotel spa treatments. If you have the chance, Luxcity recommends you try it once for your best travel experience.

Please contact Luxcity for support if you have additional questions. 

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Sally Luxcity

Written by Sally Luxcity

Head of Sales - Luxcity Hotel & Apartment.

Sally Luxcity: Head of Sales - Luxcity Hotel & Apartment. She’s been a seller for over 10 years and writes for many luxury hotels on blogging and website strategy.