One of the best areas to stay in Phnom Penh is along the riverfront, right next to the mighty Mekong River. The river front is lined with restaurants, cafes and bars, and this area is walking distance to a lot of the main tourist attractions in Phnom Penh like the Royal Palace, Night markets and the Phnom Temple.
Check out the best hotels in Phnom Penh with views over the river:
Grand Waterfront Hotel
Grand Waterfront Hotel is located directly opposite the Mekong River front, with nice balconies have the best views up and down the river. The hotel has a rooftop swimming pool, with bar and restaurant on the roof with the best view down the Mekong River.
Room prices at the Grand Waterfront Hotel start from around A$45 per night (around US$32). Click here for online bookings for the Grand Waterfront Hotel.
Lux Riverside Hotel
Lux Riverside Hotel is a budget hotel directly opposite the riverfront in Phnom Penh. Located on the corner of 136 Street (the nightlife capital of Phnom Penh) and directly opposite the riverfront.
Room prices at the Lux Riverside Hotel start from around A$60 per night (around US$43). Click here for online bookings for the Lux Riverside Hotel.
FCC Phnom Penh Boutique Hotel
FCC (Foreign Correspondents Club) Phnom Penh Boutique Hotel is located directly across from the Mekong River front. Set in a colonial style building, this is home to the famous Foreign Correspondents Club which is open to the public, not just for journalists. The hotel has 9 rooms and is walking distance to the Royal Palace, National Museum of Cambodia, Royal Palace Park and there are heaps of restaurants, cafes and bars within minutes walk from the front door of the hotel.
The rooms at the front of the hotel have large balconies with a good view over the Mekong River.
Room prices at the FCC Phnom Penh Boutique Hotel start from around A$120 per night (around US$85). Click here for online bookings for the FCC Phnom Penh Boutique Hotel.
Palace Gate Hotel and Resort
The Palace Gate Hotel and Resort is a modern, luxury 4 star hotel located right next to the Mekong River front in the heart of Phnom Penh. Walking distance to many of Phnom Penh’s most popular tourist attractions and close to many great restaurants and cafes. Named Palace Gate as it is right next to the gate entrance of the Royal Palace.
Room prices at the Palace Gate Hotel and Resort start from around A$174 per night (around US$124). Click here for online bookings for the Palace Gate Hotel and Resort.
Amanjaya Pancam Suites Hotel
Amanjaya Pancam Suites Hotel is a quality 4 star hotel direct opposite the Mekong River, in an excellent location walking distance to many of the Phnom Penh tourist attractions including the Royal Palace and National Museum of Cambodia. The hotel has a relaxed rooftop bar with excellent views over the river, a perfect place to enjoy an afternoon cocktail for sunset.
Room prices at Amanjaya Pancam Suites Hotel start from around A$177 per night (around US$125 per night). Click here for online bookings for the Amanjaya Pancam Suites Hotel.