Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang Cambodia
Zannier Hotels Phum Baitang
Phum Svay Dangkum,
Sangkat Svay Dangkum Siem Reap,
Kingdom of Cambodia
Date of Creation
Opening date 1 September 2015
Hotel General Manager
Giulio d’Alberto – With over 30 years’ experience in the hospitality industry, working for an impressive portfolio of hotels worldwide. Held the position of general manager at The Chedi Mumbai. Other notable achievements here include overseeing the successful launch of a high-end Japanese restaurant managed by Hide & Yamamoto.
Luxury 5 stars Resort in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Expansion as a boutique hotel group with properties in Europe, Asia and Africa.
ZANNIER HOTELS PHUM BAITANG
History & Story
Phum Baitang, the ’green village’, is a 5* luxury resort opening on 1 September near Siem Reap, a mere ten minutes drive from the bustling town centre and the Angkor Wat, in a tranquil, rural location. This elegant hideaway is set within eight acres of lush gardens and paddy fields. It comprises forty-five spacious villas, twenty-five with private terrace and twenty with private plunge pool. The wooden and stilted villas are inspired both inside and out by traditional Cambodian design, offering guests an authentic local experience. Phum Baitang’s two restaurants serve delicious meals using local produce, fresh organic herbs and vegetables from the resort’s own gardens. At the Cigar & Cocktail Lounge, situated in a lovingly restored 100-year old farmhouse, guests can sip a cocktail while watching the sun set over lush paddy fields. The Kids offers a variety of games and activities exploring Cambodian culture and history, children can also take part in an Angkor discovery tour and in rice-harvesting activities. A luxurious and tranquil Spa Temple offers seven treatment rooms, a sauna, steam room and relaxation area. A yoga pavilion, fully-equipped gym and 50m outdoor infinity pool with adjacent pool bar complete the resort’s leisure facilities.
Built and opened in 2015, designers are Paris-based AW2 and Arnaud Zannier.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
Siem Reap’s first true resort, tranquil and rural location. Phum Baitang offers an authentic Cambodian experience, reflected in architecture, design, decoration, food, spa, excursions etc.
Ten minutes drive to the Angkor Wat and Siem Reap centre, near the 18-hole Angkor Golf Resort designed by Nick Faldo. 10 minutes drive from Siem Reap International Airport.
Key sites/activities in the area
Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom and many other ancient tempels part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Tonle Sap Lake, Asia’s larges freshwater lake and its many floating villages. Local markets and villages.
Phum Baitang was home to Angelina Jolie and her family for 4 months in 2015/16 while directing the book adaption “First they killed my father”.
The Children’s Club for children from 3-15 years offers a range of activities and entertainment around Cambodian culture, including arts, crafts, temple tours and rice harvesting. For the older children iPads are available. Babysitting service on request.
25 Terrace Villas with 60m² of living space excluding garden and terrace.
20 Pool Villas with 72m² of living space excluding garden, terrace and plunge pool.
All villas are equipped with a separate bathroom and toilet, a dressing-room, a 42 inch flat screen television with satellite channels and TV on demand, free WiFi, an integrated sound system with iPod station, a room safe, a mini bar, a telephone and tea/coffee maker.
Restaurants & Bars
Guests can sample a fusion of cultural cuisine, from the freshest seafood to the finest steaks, all the while delighting in Phum Baitang’s beautiful sunsets and starlit nights.
With views over surrounding rice paddies and gardens, Bay Phsar promises an array of vibrant Cambodian flavours created using local ingredients. Guests feel like at the local street market and pick their own fresh ingredients and spices with the help of our chef. The rice accompanying our cuisine comes straight from the surrounding paddies.
Cigar & Cocktail Lounge in authentic 100-year-old Cambodian farmhouse
The traditional lounge boasts an tensive drinks menu with a wide variety of cocktails from the traditional to the innovative, a selection of fine wines, vintage liqueurs and premium cigars for smoking on the terrace.
Adjacent to our 50m outdoor infinity pool, the Pool Bar offers a stunning open-air setting with extensive views of the surrounding rice paddies and gardens. Guests can enjoy a light meal or quench their thirst with one of our refreshing homemade juices while soaking up the Cambodian sun.
For the ultimate indulgence and relaxation, guests can visit Phum Baitang’s Spa Temple, an architectural vestige of Angkor in a serene setting within the resort. Here skilled therapists create a luxurious and pampered experience using traditional Cambodian techniques and natural products. Our spacious wellness area offers a sense of tranquility and rejuvenation. The Spa Temple offers 5 single and two double treatment rooms, sauna, steam room, relaxation area, yoga pavilion and a fully-equipped fitness room. A large 50-meter infinity pool invites for a swim and sun bathing.
Corporate & Celebration Events
Extra Notable Features
• Yoga pavilion
• Cooking classes
• Golf nearby : 18-hole golf course designed by Nick Faldo, 5 minutes away
Extra Notable Features
2021: CondeNast Traveller Gold List 2021
2020: CondeNast Traveller Reader’s Choice Awards: Top 30 Resorts in Asia
2016: AHDA Asia Hotel Design Awards
2016: World Luxury Spa Awards winner
Number of employees