Introducing a new approach to empowering the locals, Soria Moria Boutique Hotel is owned and managed by a the knowledgeable, friendly and welcoming staff that will help you organise your stay in Siem Reap. They will be more than happy to show you more than 'just' the Angkor temples and all the local staff will meet and greet you with a warm Khmer smile and ensure your stay is a comfortable one, with the very best of Khmer hospitality.
Soria Moria Boutique Hotel and Fusion Kitchen is centrally located and offers a unique experience of traditional Khmer hospitality and Scandinavian sophistication. To start your day of exploration at the temples and beyond you can enjoy the complimentary breakfast in the restaurant, which also offers an extensive lunch and dinner menu.
The spacious air-conditioned bedrooms have complimentary wireless Internet access, cable TV, mini bar and complimentary water. The en-suite bathroom has a large bathtub with shower and locally produced amenities.
You may also be tempted to enjoy a relaxing massage in your room after exploring the temples and recover with a rejuvenating traditional Khmer reflexology or choose from Soria Moria's tantalising treatment menu.
With an enthusiastic approach to 'responsible' and 'sustainable' tourism practices, both the Soria Moria staff and management team acknowledge the many socio-cultural impacts of tourism and actively work within the local community to involve their guests and advocate awareness and, thus, is a great starting point to venture a little bit off the beaten tracks and connect with the local communities where you are travelling.
The management and staff at Soria Moria Boutique Hotel combine traditional Khmer hospitality with Scandinavian sophistication. With an enthusiastic approach to responsible and sustainable tourism practices, the Soria Moria management team acknowledges the many socio-cultural impacts of tourism and actively work within the community to involve their guests and advocate awareness.
Your stay at the Soria Moria will not just be 'a place you sleep', but a great opportunity to meet with the locals, experience the local culture and see more of beautiful Siem Reap and Cambodia.
This accommodation provider has taken action to address one or more issues (whether environmental, social or cultural) which will contribute positively to the long term viability of the destination and hence their site displays a Caring for the destination rating.
Main area of focus in Caring for the Destination:
Supporting local community activities, including training and education of local staff and various sponsor-a-student programs. ChildSafe certified. Runner-up World Tourisn & Travel Council's Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2012
Detailed description of the Caring for the Destination Initiative:
As the first employee-owned hotel in Cambodia, Soria Moria continues to be in the forefront when in comes to responsible tourism practices. The rooms and reception area are decorated with locally produced handicrafts, in support of Sangkheum Centre for Children and other local organisations who train young adults in a trade. Staff has been fully trained in food and beverage skills, including wine service and in-house courses are held on a regular basis in different subjects. Various schemes have been made to empower staff and the Soria Moria Educational Development Program (SMEDP) is an initiative to empower locals through higher education, on-site management training and share ownership.
The management and staff at Soria Moria also work closely with many local organizations and aim to involve guests in the process. Soria Moria Boutique hotel is also amongst the selected few who are listed on Lonely Planet's GreenDex for their strong involvement with the local community and was runner-up in World Tourisn & Travel Council's Tourism for Tomorrow Awards 2012
For more information, please ask the staff and browse the in-room information folders and various projects displayed in the lobby area.