Unbelievable But True! This Hotel is the Best in the World.

What makes a hotel the best in the world? For some, it’s the far-flung solitude and breathtaking views while for few it’s about the amenities, the luxury, and the treatment. And then for some, it’s about the location.

TripAdvisor’s recently concluded Travellers’ Choice award for 2018 has taken opinion from travellers and taken all this into account to rank the best hotels in the world, and the one that tops the list is – Viroth’s Hotel in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

                     Here are the top 20 hotels in the World

1. Viroth’s Hotel

Seam Reap, Cambodia

2. Tulemar Bungalows & Villas

Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica

3. Umeid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur

Jodhpur, India

4. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel & Spa

Hanoi, Vietnam

5. Gili Lankanfushi

Lankanfushi, Maldives

6. Hotel Belvedere

Riccione, Italy

7. The Nantucket Hotel & Resort

Nantucket, Massachusetts

8. La Reserve Paris – Hotel and Spa

Paris, France

9. Nayara Springs

La Fortuna de San Carlos, Costa Rica

10. Hanoi La Siesta Hotel Trendy

Hanoi, Vietnam

11. Shinta Mani Shack

Siem Reap, Cambodia

12. Kayakapi Premium Caves – Cappadocia

Urgup, Turkey

13. The Leela Palace Udaipur

Udaipur, India

14. Hotel 41

London, United Kingdom

15. Baros Maldives

Baros Island, Maldives

16. Belmond Palacio Nazarenas

Cusco, Peru

17. The Killarney Park Hotel

Killarney, Ireland

18. The Milestone Hotel and Residences

London, United Kingdo

19. Hotel Estalagem St Hubertus

Gramado, Brazil

20. The Oberoi, Mauritius

Pointe Aux Piments, Mauritius

Siem Reap of Cambodia is home to two top hotels in top 20. Visit Siem Reap, the popular resort town of Cambodia and the gateway to the Angkor region to experience what it takes to be the numero uno hotel in the world.

  5 Things to do in Resort Town of Siem Reap, Cambodia 

Put some light on history at Angkor National Museum

Know the history of early Khmer royals and their grand schemes while you discover the full story of the magnificent Angkor civilization.


Opening times: Daily, 8.30am – 6pm, (until 6.30pm 1 Oct to 30 Apr)

Location: 968 Charles de Gaulle Blvd

Price: Adults $12, Children under 1.2m $6

Opt for off beaten fun at Beng Mealea

Located in mid of forests, Beng Mealea has an unearthed feeling attached to it. No crowd and the piles of crumbling bricks and the forest sounds will make you feel like the true explorer of a bygone era.

Beng Mealea

Opening times: Daily, 7 am – 5.30pm

Location: Angkor Archaeological Park, near Siem Reap

Price: Not covered by the Angkor Park ticket; entrance is $5

Join the Crowd at one of the Many Floating Villages

The floating villages are nothing but the wooden houses and community of local fisherman and their families. You can book a boat trip to villages like Chong Khneas or Kompong Khleang. These village trips are closed during the rainy season from May to October.

Floating Villages

Opening times: Daily, 7 am – 10 pm

Location: All around Siem Reap

Price: Entry Free

See the Real Charm of Siem Reap on a Cycle

Cycling around the town is the best way to explore this fantastic picturesque city and its cheap too. Check at your hotel reception, as most of them have daily bike rentals. Just move along the river side as it runs through the center of the city.

Cycling in Siem Reap

Opening times: Anytime

Location: All around Siem Reap

Price: Rental charges of the cycle max. $2 a day

Night Shopping at Local Bazaar

The Angkor Night Market has got Khmer artwork, local handicrafts, and not to miss the local delicious street food. You get the cheapest priced food which is authentic. Go for some lok lak (stir-fried beef) or some local fried dessert.  Watch out for the real fun at karaoke-style entertainment!

Night Market at Angkor

Opening times: Daily, 5 pm – 12 am

Location: Angkor Night Market, Stung Thmey Village, Siem Reap

Price: Free entry

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