The Villa Sok San Square

The Villa Sok San Square

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Formerly the Encore Angkor, Villa Sok San Square is only a minute’s walk away from the heart of town, yet offers a full-service at very reasonable rates.

Travelfish says:

The rooms are simple and functional, but spotlessly clean with attractive decorative flourishes to soften the feel. They come with all of the features that you would expect including fridge, safety box, air-con, TV and WiFi, and each one also has a bathtub to help ease aching bones after a long, hot day of temple bashing. Complimentary tea and coffee are also provided.


Not a bad retreat.

There is a mid-sized pool at the back, which doesn’t get a great deal of shade during the day, and out front a friendly, open-air restaurant serves a selection of Khmer and Western dishes all day. You’re also directly opposite the popular Genevieve’s restaurant, and only a few doors up from Haven, a vocational training restaurant that also serves delicious food in a lovely garden setting.

Great location, great service

Great location, great service.

Despite the hotel’s proximity to the action, both in town and on the increasingly busy Sok San Road, it is quiet. Double-glazing has been installed to help make sure it stays that way. The staff were very friendly and helpful when we visited. The rates below do not include breakfast, and booking in advance can in some cases secure substantial discounts. One way pick-up is included.

Contact details for The Villa Sok San Square

Address: 456 Sok San Rd, Khum Svay Dongkum, Siem Reap
T: (063) 768 877, (077) 777 356;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 103º51'8.05" E, 13º21'15.91" N
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Room rates: US$10 to 35

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Sgl air-con private bathroom US$22 US$26
Dbl air-con private bathroom US$22 US$26
Family room
Two rooms
US$70 US$70

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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