The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Cambodia

Where to Stay on Your First Trip to Cambodia

The temples of Angkor The temples of Angkor

If it's your first trip to Cambodia for the activities and sightseeing, then you're in for a treat. But the biggest question is often where to stay for a first time visitor to Cambodia. With so many amazing hotels to choose from, it can be tough to make a decision to make the most of your first trip here. That's where we come in! In this comprehensive guide, we'll help you find the best hotels for first-timers in Cambodia. After analyzing all of the hotels based on price, location, amenities, ratings, and more, we have come up with our list of the best hotels in Cambodia for first time visitors. We'll cover everything you need to know about these hotels, including the amenities, location, prices and ratings. So, whether you're traveling solo, with family, or as a couple on a romantic getaway, you'll find the perfect hotel if you've never visited Cambodia beofre. So check out these terrific hotels, many of which have sparkling swimming pools, delicious restaurants, and top-notch amenities, along with the perfect balance of comfort, location, and affordability. So, let's get to it and discover the best hotels in Cambodia for your first trip!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Golden Temple Hotel

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $90 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Cambodia
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at Angkor High School Road, Golden Temple Hotel has great rooms from $90 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a bar. It has a terrific 9.60 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, first time visitors will especially love a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, golf, and pet-friendly rooms at this relaxing hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator


Angkor Paradise Hotel

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $39 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Angkor Paradise Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $39. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at National Road No.6, Phum Sala Kanseng,. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers mountain views, child care, laundry services, city views, and a spa and wellness center which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Everyone loves a nice pool, and you won't be disappointed with this one. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Tara Angkor Hotel

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $31 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Cambodia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

We found Tara Angkor Hotel to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $31. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Vithei Charles De Gaulle (Road to Angkor Wat). You'll also find a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, child care, laundry services, and golf which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. Unwinding at the restaurant after sightseeing is a nice way to end the day. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Saltwater pool


Hotel Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $39 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.

With terrific rooms from $39, Hotel Somadevi Angkor Resort & Spa, at Sivatha Blvd, Mondol II Village, Svaydangkum Commune provides an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Its terrific guest rating is 8.50 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers a bar, child care, laundry services, golf, and city views. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We love relaxing in a hot tub after a long day, and the one here is really nice. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $256 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Cambodia
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $256 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 1 Vithei Charles de Gaulle Khum Svay Dang Kum. Furthermore, it also offers a bar, outdoor tennis, child care, laundry services, and city views, which is nice for first time visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. Being able to relax at the pool bar is a great way to spend your time here.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room


The Privilege Floor by BOREI ANKGOR

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $62 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

The great guest rating of The Privilege Floor by BOREI ANKGOR is 9.40 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $62, and it's located at National Road 6. We also love the a bar, breakfast, child care, laundry services, and golf which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. You'll love relaxing in the heated pool after a busy day exploring. The price of this hotel is less than average for first time trip hotels, which makes it a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $21 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Family-Friendly
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Mekong Angkor Palace Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $21. It has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at No. 021, Sivatha Blvd., Svay Dangkum Commune. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love a bar, parking, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, and child care at this convenient hotel. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
5-star Resort with prices starting at $47 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Cambodia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Angkor Miracle Resort & Spa offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $47 (before taxes). It's located at National Raod No. 6A, Khum Srornge and has earned a guest rating of 9.10/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, child care, and laundry services which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Tennis
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Chateau d'Angkor La Residence

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $38 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Located at Street Oum Chhay, Mondul II Village, Svay Dangkum,, Chateau d'Angkor La Residence has great rooms from $38 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and breakfast. It has a terrific 9.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, laundry services, and golf which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. We find the kitchenette here to be a great way to get a good breakfast and save time and money. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground


Pacific Hotel & Spa

Siem Reap, Siem Reap Province
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $45 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Cambodia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

A great place to stay is Pacific Hotel & Spa which has nice rooms starting at $45. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 8.94 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Road No 6 Kaksekam Village. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, hiking, mountain views, and child care. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Heated pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


For more terrific hotel ideas in Cambodia, make sure you also see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Cambodia, Best Beach Hotels in Cambodia, Best Cheap Hotels in Cambodia, Best Luxury Hotels in Cambodia, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Cambodia, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Cambodia, Best Hotels for One Week in Cambodia, Best Hotels for One Night in Cambodia, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Cambodia, Best Party Hotels in Cambodia, Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Cambodia, or Best Business Hotels in Cambodia.


How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Cambodia?

Cambodia Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$66

After analyzing 195 first time trip hotels in Cambodia, we found the average first time trip hotel price to be a remarkably economical $66. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic first time trip accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Cambodia.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $194
  • 4-star hotels: $68
  • 3-star hotels: $42
  • 2-star hotels: $17


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