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Rambutan Resort

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Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort Siem Reap  Cambodia
Rambutan Resort
Dutchman Dirk de Graaff left a demanding consulting position in Hong Kong to become a hotelier in Siem Reap, falling for Cambodia’s natural beauty, smiling residents, and laid-back way of life. He ran the first gay-friendly guesthouse in town before opening two hotels, a boutique hotel and the more upscale Rambutan Resort, a 16-room property, where he’s successfully re-created the traits that led him to the country in the first place. The simple but stylish rooms employ local, natural materials, with custom-made, chocolate-brown and white-flecked sugar-palm beds (of eco-friendly wood), brightly-hued silk lamps, and private outdoor terrazzo soaking tubs. Modern Asian art—including comical pieces by Chinese artist Yue Minjun—adorns the walls. A lovely slate-and-stone tiled, tree-shaded pool anchors the property, its cascading water feature lending a meditative quality.

And though Rambutan’s flair is more than enough reason to stay, it’s the exceedingly personable staff that makes it a true standout. Guests are welcomed like old friends (many are on return visits); the affable check-in crew and servers artfully walk the line between doing their jobs and making time for a chat. De Graaff invests in his team—providing scholarships to further their careers in hospitality, for instance—and their reciprocal affection for the place shows.
Rambutan Ln, Krong Siem Reap 17259, Cambodia
+855 12 654 638