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1 room, 2 adults

Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh

4-star4 stars
No. 222, St. 200, Sangkat Boeung Raing, Khan Duan Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

4-star hotel with outdoor pool, near National Museum of Cambodia
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking
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From 153 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

  • Property was clean , staff was friendly and courteous. Absolutely loved the roof top…May 3, 2019
  • Not a fan of Phnom Penh city, 2 days were more than enough (highly polluted, lots of…Mar. 3, 2019

Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh

from $61 CAD
  • Signature Apartment, 1 Bedroom
  • Signature Apartment, 2 Bedrooms
  • Signature Double Room
  • Essence Studio
  • Signature Twin Room
  • Signature Triple Room
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Bedroom

What’s around Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh


  • In Phnom Penh City Centre
  • National Museum of Cambodia - 12 min walk
  • Independence Monument - 13 min walk
  • Royal Palace - 19 min walk
  • Silver Pagoda - 21 min walk
  • Wat Phnom - 24 min walk
  • Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum - 26 min walk
  • Central Market - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Phnom Penh (PNH-Phnom Penh Intl.) - 5.2 miles/8.4 km
  • Phnom Penh Railway Station - 21 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 78 rooms


  • 24-hour check-in
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle *


  • Free self parking (limited)

  • Free nearby parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service (during limited hours)
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
Languages Spoken
  • Chinese
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Premium bedding
Things to enjoy
  • Fireplace
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh’s small print

Also known as

  • Essence Hotel Apartments Phnom Penh
  • Essence Phnom Penh
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Hotel Phnom Penh
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Hotel
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Phnom Penh
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Hotel
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Phnom Penh
  • Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh Hotel Phnom Penh


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Mandatory fees

Deposit: USD 100.00 per stay

Optional extras

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Good 7.8 From 224 reviews

Very Good 8.0
Essence review
Overall, hotel is ok but had to have maintenance come in to check door lock (as I learned that lock was intermittent) and I also had to request for lights to be changed. I also noted minimal hot water at various points in the day.
Steven, ca2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Bien situé hotel très propre copieux déjeuner
line, ca8 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Phnom Penh visit
Good location to walk to the Palace and waterfront
cheryl, ca3 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Not a bad hotel at a good price.
This hotel tries hard and is good value for money but could be better. It is close to attractions and has a great roof top pool restaurant- it as so served a great breakfast. They allowed us 2 extra hours to stay in room which we appreciated. While the beds were comfy - our room felt dated was not clean and there were bugs. Manager offered to switch rooms but we were only there one night. Staff was good but many could not speak English.
Margaret, ca1 night romance trip
Good 6.0
Fantastic in some ways, less so in others
This was for a solo local tourism trip. The room was large and comfortable. Fast & reliable internet. As good a view in the room as there is to be had from somewhere not along the river in PP. Still, there was an odd smell of sewage in the room's entryway that staff could not address, borderline seems to have willfully ignored by some staff. Limited hot water in the bathroom. Delightful morning brunch with Western and Asian options (amazing croissants!). The pool and gym setup are a bit odd, in that the pool is literally in the middle of the rooftop restaurant, and the gym is in the restaurant's corner -- not exactly ideal to be swimming/exercising while others are trying to dine (and vice-versa). Polite, informed and enthusiastic staff who will book local tourist excursions for you when asked. Area seemed safe and was walking distance to some restaurants/bars/cafés on CDG Street; walking to Riverfront area was 25 minutes-ish. Overall, Essence is well appointed and has lots of going for it, it just has a few odd turn-offs here and there. Assuming the sewage smell issue is addressed, it would probably be entirely fine for a business trip where gym/pool are not essential. For families that need pool facilities to keep kids busy, it's probably best to look elsewhere.
ca2 night trip

Essence Hotel-Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh

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