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Rebranded Shinta Mani Angkor Reopens


As Cambodia removes testing for international travellers, Shinta Mani Hotels have rebranded their Shinta Mani Angkor and Bensley Collection Pool Villas to reimagine the Khmer experience for the luxury traveller. 

Designed by acclaimed Architect and Designer, Bill Bensley, Shinta Mani Angkor and Bensley Collection Pool Villas are located in the leafy French Quarter of Siem Reap between the Royal Gardens and the Old Market area; just footsteps from the river and 15 minutes from the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Temples of Angkor Wat.

Anthony Lark, Executive Director of HMD Asia, which owns and manages Shinta Mani Hotels  said,  “Our entire team is thrilled to welcome guests back to our beautiful hotel.  We have been busy reimagining the very best experiences at Angkor Wat’s temples and our favourite galleries, restaurants and cafés to explore in the old French Quarter of Siem Reap, which has been totally beautifully restored in the last year.

“There has never been a better time to visit Siem Reap, especially with flights now direct from Singapore, Bangkok and other regional destinations. The recent cancellation of the need to show a negative PCR test before arriving in Cambodia, elimination of the requirement for a rapid test upon arrival and with granting of Visa’s on Arrival, Cambodia is leading the region in getting back to normal.”

Shinta Mani Spa

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Initially opening with 39 rooms and 10 pool villas, a further 66 keys in the new Bayon Wing, named after the famous Temple, will open later in 2022. Gracious hospitality and genuine, personalized service are hallmarks of Shinta Mani Hotels where staff go above and beyond to ensure a memorable stay for their valued guests.  Guests in the Pool Villas have a private Bensley Butler.

Culinary offerings include Kroya Restaurant with its iconic outdoor suspended swing tables, serving both traditional Khmer and international cuisine; the Pool Bar and the famous Bensley’s Bar.

The Shinta Mani Spa by Khmer Tonics offers a sanctuary of serenity with an extensive menu of therapeutic treatments based on traditional and modern healing rituals, using 100 percent natural locally sourced Khmer Tonics products.

Shinta Mani Angkor is a stylish 39 room boutique hotel with modern facilities and beautiful Khmer inspired interiors designed by Bill Bensley.  The rooms feature exquisite images of Angkor and showcase modern, chic interiors.   A sparkling 20-meter pool is nestled amongst lush tropical foliage and a modern gym is available for those wanting to keep up their fitness regimes.

Shinta Mani Villa Bedroom

Ten Bensley Collection Pool Villas each feature 156 sqm of space, including separate bedroom and bathroom pavilions and a 9-meter private pool surrounded by lush gardens, as well as a rooftop sky lounge which is perfect for outdoor dining, relaxing or even sleeping under the stars.  Six of the villas can be combined into three 312 square meter two-bedroom villas with two pools to accommodate a family or friends travelling together.

Shinta Mani Angkor is not the only Shinta Mani property in Cambodia, read about Shinta Mani Wild in Mark Bibby Jackson’s Going Wild in the Cardamoms Cambodia.

Rates at Shinta Mani Angkor start from USD162 per room per night and from USD688 per night for a pool villa.  Rates are subject to applicable service charge and government taxes and are valid from 1 April to 31 October 2022.

For more information and reservations, please contact Shinta Mani Hotels on: +855 63 964 123,

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Mark Bibby Jackson

Mark Bibby Jackson

Before setting up Travel Begins at 40, Mark was the publisher of AsiaLIFE Cambodia and a freelance travel writer. When he is not packing and unpacking his travelling bag, Mark writes novels, including To Cook A Spider and Peppered Justice. He loves walking, eating, tasting beer, isolation and arthouse movies, as well as talking to strangers on planes, buses and trains whenever possible. Most at home when not at home.

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