Hotel and Inn Review: Elite Boutique Hotel (Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
Date of Stay: July 28-30, 2014
RATING (Scale of 1 to 10)
Condition and Cleanliness: *******
Staff Performance: ******
Room Comfort: *******
Food and Beverage: *****
Other Amenities: *****
Value for Money: ******
Elite Boutique Hotel
The fairly new, clean, comfortable & affordable, 19-room (de luxe single/twin/double, US$40-50), 3-star Elite Boutique Hotel, located along a tree-lined main road near the river front, has unfailingly polite, attentive and friendly staff, and a very attractive coffee shop (Cafe Rendez-Vous) with outdoor dining, a nice garden/patio area & live band at night (7 PM to 12 midnight, Thursdays to Sundays).
De Luxe room
Its simple but well appointed and comfortable de luxe room has an LCD cable TV with 76 channels, digital in-closet personal safe, coffee/tea mini-bar station, IDD fax-phones plus internet connection, audio/visual entertainment , individually controlled air-conditioning, private bathroom with hot/cold water shower, bathrobe/slippers, extra pillows and 24-hour room valet and butler.
The hotel also has two restaurants – the ground floor Elite Restaurant (open 7 AM – 12 midnight) and a Japanese restaurant with 2 private rooms with tatami seating.
The hotel also has a sauna, hot tub, steam room and a spa offering Khmer traditional massage, full body massage, head/foot massage, oil/lotion massage, sakrab massage, hot stone massage and physiotherapy. There’s also a bar (Whiskey Lounge) and a business center. The hotel also offers , tours, currency exchange, airport transfer and laundry service. However, it has no elevator.
Located 1.6 kms. from the city center and 13 kms. from the airport, it is within walking distance to Central Market and Sorya Shopping Mall plus nearby tourist attractions such as the Royal Palace, National Museum and Wat Phnom. There are many local restaurants and other stores nearby.