Saravoan Hotel

Saravoan Hotel

Seaside chic

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Sitting above the end of Kep beach, at the beginning of the crescent that leads to to the crab market, Saravoan Hotel has views to give away.

Travelfish says:

In fact, at the prices on offer, they practically are giving them away. The 16 rooms, each with a balcony or terrace, are orientated for a sea or pool prospect, and beautifully designed with stone mosaics, concrete, water hyacinth bed platforms and old Khmer photographs. Lying in bed admiring the vista between breezy white curtains is a good way to start the day. The artistic flair extends to the bathrooms, with a rain shower, pebble mat and wooden bucket sink. Given the attention to detail on the decor, it’s disappointing that this isn’t always applied to rigorous cleaning, and the hotel is let down by intermittent WiFi, occasional lack of water pressure and a stingy inclusive American breakfast (although there’s plenty of rice to be had with the Asian option). The restaurant also serves a good selection of European and Asian food. The pool is small, but good for dipping toes and sipping a strong cocktail while looking out at the Gulf of Thailand. Saravoan’s a good choice for travellers on a splurge, and suitably romantic for couples.

Contact details for Saravoan Hotel

Address: Kep Beach, Kep
T: (036) 639 3909 ; (093) 868 647;  
Email: saravoan_hotel@yahoo.com
Web: http://www.saravoanhotel-kep.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 104º17'32.06" E, 10º28'48.61" N
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Room rates: US$35 to 75

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dbl air-con private bathroom
Sea view. Pool view: $25/$30.
US$40 US$45
Suite US$55 US$65
Family room US$55 US$65

Reviewed by

Nicky Sullivan is an Irish freelance writer (and aspiring photographer). She has lived in England, Ireland, France, Spain and India, but decided that her tribe and heart are in Cambodia, where she has lived since 2007 despite repeated attempts to leave. She dreams of being as tough as Dervla Murphy, but fears there may be a long way to go. She can’t stand whisky for starters. She was a researcher, writer and coordinator for The Angkor Guidebook: Your Essential Companion to the Temples, now one of the best-selling guidebooks to the temples.

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