2014 Visitors Guide

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The Loft

For the second year in a row, we are proud to have our Festival & Workshop Center hosted at The Loft, located in the heart of Siem Reap’s Old Market district. The spacious restaurant, with its multi-tiered pods, is the hub of all festival and workshop activities, including our free portfolio reviews, artist sharing sessions, afternoon symposiums, partner booths – where you can test out new products – and late night projections. Open to the public, festivalgoers gather here daily to meet with colleagues and editors, and industry professionals, chat with friends and have a drink, or just to enjoy a meal from the extensive menu of authentic an hearty Asian fusion and Taiwanese specialties.


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Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa provides a sense of serenity with the nostalgic comfort and elegant refinement of the French Art de Vivre in the heart of Siem Reap. The building’s graceful colonial architecture of the 1930’s provides a sense of peaceful tranquility. The Hotel has been designed to be in total harmony with its natural surroundings and is enchantingly situated in the heart of Siem Reap, opposite the Royal Park.


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This sophisticated boutique retreat is nestled in tropical gardens within what we call our village, a few paces from the peaceful Siem Reap River. The Heritage is the ideal intimate base for an astounding Angkor experience. With only 26 suites and rooms, we can truly focus on a highly customized service, authenticity and tradition, while providing all expected modern facilities. The architecture, the beautifully spacious suites, the unequalled kindness and efficiency of the Staff and its culinary delights make Heritage unique as a luxurious sanctuary.


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Experience authentic Cambodian hospitality at the award winning Park Hyatt Siem Reap. Situated near the renowned 12th century ruins of Angkor, a UNESCO World Heritage site, Park Hyatt Siem Reap is the first Park Hyatt Hotel in Cambodia. A brand synonymous with luxury, style and the epitome of service, guests are assured of a hospitality experience unlike no other.


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Overlooking the picturesque river and historical old French quarter of Siem Reap, Angkor Sayana Hotel & Spa reflects the modern living face of the ancient Khmer culture, steeped in a tradition of making visitors feel genuinely welcome. Combine our service ethic with the spacious rooms and fine French colonial architecture of a bygone era, in a hotel that is ideally positioned down town in the heart of the tourist precinct, and we have the answer to your Cambodian adventure accommodation needs.


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Rambutan Hotel & Resort – Siem Reap (Formerly known as Golden Banana Boutique Hotel & Resort) caters for the independent traveler who wants some privacy and luxury. The Boutique Resort is designed in a modern Asian style with locally crafted furniture sourced from sustainably-harvested palm wood, modular terrazzo surfaces, vibrant Asian art, Cambodian crafted silks, secluded balconies, alfresco private stone bathtubs and locally tiled floors. The Resort has a large salt water pool with water-fall, pool-bar, restaurant and massage, all set within a lush tropical garden.


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Pages is a unique meeting ground and experimental space which is both multidisciplinary and international, with strong local roots. Set in a building created in the mid-1960’s and a second, more recent structure, Pages features nine guest rooms and two apartments: Pages Rooms. The ensemble also features an architectural office, a library/study space, a café, a design showroom and a multi-purpose area.


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We invite you to experience the ‘smile of The Bayon’ in our ‘’Bayon Boutique’’, a cool oasis in the midst of the hustle and bustle. Our experienced team of young enthusiastic staff will leave you with a memory of warmth and sincerity making your stay in Siem Reap a joyful experience and The Bayon Boutique a home away from home. Situated in the center of Siem Reap, an easy walk to the restaurants and bars of Pub Street, Old French Quarter and main shopping areas including Old Market and Night Markets.


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Authenticity & Contrast Sala Lodges capitalizes on its simplicity to create a sense of absolute luxury and comfort. Located in Siem Reap, this hotel offers 11 wooden houses on stilts that were spotted in villages in the Cambodian countryside, dismantled and beautifully restored. In juxtaposition with the traditional houses, the communal buildings offer contemporary and uncluttered lines. A luxuriant garden leads to the infinity swimming pool facing the sunset. The restaurant offers a cuisine that combines the subtle flavors of the East and West. Ideally located, near the site of Angkor Wat and only 1 km away form the city center, Sala Lodges is the base to discover the temples.


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The Shinta Mani Resort is a newly renovated boutique property centrally located in the leafy French Quartier between The Royal Gardens and the Old Market Area, just 15 minutes from Angkor Wat. The courtyard-style resort’s 62 rooms & junior suite enjoys a surprisingly different “Bensley twist” with direct access or first floor balcony views to the stunning swimming pool and flourishing tropical gardens.


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The FCC Angkor sits in the heart of Siem Reap, overlooking the river and just minutes away from Angkor Wat. Renovated from the old French Governor’s mansion, art deco embraces chic, creating an atmosphere of refined luxury and casual elegance. Defined by its lush green gardens and the salt-water swimming pool, the FCC Angkor embodies Cambodia’s tranquil pace of life: a casual swim, drinks in the garden, dinner on the terrace. For total relaxation, visit Visaya Spa on the grounds of the FCC, where traditional therapies nourish the body as well as the mind.

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Located in the vibrant Old Market area in the heart of Siem Reap, Le Malraux celebrates Cambodia’s French past in the best way possible: by serving fusion gourmet food in a beautiful Art Deco building. Open in the morning for a hearty breakfast, the house also offers complete menus for lunch and dinner.


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Situated on Wat Bo Road, just a few minutes from Old Market area, Charcoal features fine and creative Khmer and Western cuisine. AC or terrace dining with classic cocktails, and yummy desserts, accompanied by smooth jazz sounds.


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Established in 2002, Laundry Bar has played its eclectic mix of tunes to a chilled out crowd for a decade. Well-prepared drinks are served at reasonable prices to a mixed crowd of expats, locals and visitors. Darts, pool and wifi are free. Bands and guest DJs make regular appearances. Laundry Bar has long been the late night Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops hangout.


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The Sun is a great place to take in the lights and sounds of pub street while enjoying flavours of the Mediterranean with a little bit of the Middle East thrown in. The eatery and juice bar serves light bites people can share, and a great wine selection, complemented by chilled tunes and fantastic service.


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Mahob – the name says it all. The Cambodian word for ‘food,’ this culinary hotspot takes traditional Khmer cuisine to a new level, using only the freshest local ingredients to tantalize your taste buds. Located away from the hustle and bustle of Pub Street in a cosy garden setting surrounded by trees, flowers and a lotus pond, Mahob is set in a traditional wooden house just a few minutes from the centre of town, and five minutes from Angkor Wat.


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Situated in the heart of Siem Reap town within 3 minutes walking distance to Old Market and Pub Street, Asian Square restaurant is one of the most unique set-ups. THE RESTAURANT features culinary delights from exotic local cuisines to tangy Asian dishes and Western favourites. THE ALFRESCO SQUARE is a more casual atmosphere where you can enjoy the natural breeze from the river nearby. THE LOUNGE SQUARE is the place for cool cocktails, great gossip and sunset drinks. THE CAFE SQUARE is a perfect place to relax with friends in our comfy chairs. The spaces can also be reconfigured to accommodate events, large group bookings and celebrations. Catering services available.


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Cool and breezy Cafe Central occupies the ground floor of a classic colonial building directly across from Siem Reap’s Old Market. With shady terrace seating outside, and deep red retro diner-style banquettes beneath tall bi-fold windows inside, Cafe Central is perfect for people watching while enjoying an Illy coffe prepared by our in-house barista. The extensive breakfast, brunch and lunch menu features NYC deli classics and traditional Khmer dishes.

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At Frangipani Spa, we offer a variety of massage therapies, body and facial treatments, waxing and nail care, all performed by our specially trained spa therapists. Set in a peaceful and quiet street, our spa consists of six cosy treatment rooms in the heart of the town. Frangipani is a relaxing, comfortable, family owned retreat and provides a Day Spa, which is ideal after a long day at the historic Angkor temples.


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Every Saturday & Sunday 4 – 9pm Shinta Mani hosts the “Well Made in Cambodia” market, showcasing the most exciting examples of craftsmanship in Cambodia today. Each item for sale has been produced by a new generation of talented Cambodians. Live entertainment, artist workshops and wholesome food round out the market’s festive & diverse offerings.


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Daringly Modern, moving beyond traditional circus, Phare blends contortion, juggling, acrobatics, balancing and aerial arts with theatre and modern dance forms. As the art scene in Cambodia revives itself in the post-war era, Phare’s productions are here to document the renaissance of our country’s creative expression while drawing upon modern circus techniques. We continue to believe in the power of artistic expression that gave birth to our organization and see it as an inspirational force in the growth of modern Cambodia.


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Every Thursday, Heritage Suites Hotel hosts Jazz In The City from 7pm to 10pm. The only live jazz music venue in Siem Reap, showcasing a unique repertoire of Modern and Classic Jazz selections by talented musicians. Enjoy Happy Hour at the Cocktail Bar while the music plays, or dine à la carte.


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Relax and enjoy your favorite drinks with canapes, and listen to live music at Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa.

4 PM – 7:30 PM

Featuring great live music

Two standard cocktails or two standard drinks

$6 per person


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THE 1961

A hybrid Coworking Space, Creative Space and Events Venue, which offers a collaborative platform for freelancers, entrepreneurs, travelling professionals, and individuals who prefer to work in an innovative and creative space inspiring productivity. THE LAB features high speed internet, shared printer, lavatory, mini kitchen with microwave and couches for lounging during breaks, the lab also has a pot of coffee always brewing. THE PODS are 6 private office spaces that can be tailor-made for the needs of the team. THE EVENT SPACES are equipped with multimedia-ready hardware, and can be turned into a meeting room, classroom or board room. THE GALLERY is designed to connect artists and the community, and has showcased art from classic to avant garde, from visual to musical forms.


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CamStar Copier is the official Canon authorised dealer located on Wat Bo Road in Siem Reap. During the festival, from 29th of November to 1st of December 2014, enjoy a unique discount on Canon DC, DSLR, Printer and clearance stock on limited units of DC at the Canon and CamStar roadshow in front of Lucky Mall (Sivatha Rd).

Visit i-Qlick Facebook page for more details: facebook.com/iQlickCambodia


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Futureworld is an Apple Authorised Reseller, stocking a full range of Apple products, and other well-known third party accessories. With our dedication and professionalism, our customers are constantly giving us their support and trust. We ensure that we will do our best to show you that Futurewold is YOUR RIGHT CHOICE!


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Technokhmer is an IT sale, service and solution company serving locals and expats living in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Our team of professionals has, on average, 10 years of experiences serving in various IT Services. At Technokhmer, we supply wide-range of products, which help customers get their job done more effectively and faster. With our stocked spare-parts, repair jobs can be done quickly, and customers can get their materials back in a timely fashion.


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The official printing lab of the Angkor Photo Festival, DPI recently opened its doors in Siem Reap. Providing quality graphic design, advertising and printing services, the lab is located on 7 Makara Road.

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