Cambodia embraces second Hyatt jewel

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh, the first Hyatt hotel in the Cambodian capital and the second Hyatt hotel operating in Cambodia, has opened its doors to guests.

The property is the largest hotel from a global brand in the city and is located in the heart of the cultural and business district of Doun Penh, which is a 30-minute drive from the airport and within walking distance to the Royal Palace, National Museum and the riverside.

Thrilled with the opening was the new hotel’s general manager, Herman Kemp: “We are excited to introduce the Hyatt Regency brand to Cambodia, supporting the country’s hospitality industry, as well as reinforcing Hyatt’s steady and thoughtful growth in Southeast Asia.

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“We look forward to welcoming business and leisure guests to an energizing new space where they can recharge, discover locally inspired culinary experiences and stay connected during a stress-free travel experience, all delivered with the warm comfort of Cambodian hospitality,” he concluded.

Conceived by award-winning, Singapore-based SCDA Architects and leading Thailand-based PIA Interior, the hotel’s stylish interiors reflect Cambodia’s unique history, seamlessly blending Khmer architectural accents with French colonial influences alongside specially commissioned artworks by contemporary Cambodian artist, FONKi.

Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh features 247 guestrooms, including 43 residential-style suites, along with state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Regency Club Lounge, 1,400m2 of meeting and event space, an infinity pool, the Jivapita spa and a 24-hour gym.

As for F&B options, the hotel comprises four dining venues, including Market Café Restaurant & Lounge, an all-day dining venue inside a light-filled atrium serving breakfast, afternoon tea and à-la-carte options; Metropole Underground, an early 20th century metro-themed bar offering live music; FiveFive Rooftop Restaurant & Bar, featuring locally sourced meats and sustainable seafood, as well as energetic DJ performances.