Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap
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Service with a really big smile. May 26, 2008
The Shinta Mani is a hotel and an institute that trains "at risk youth" for work in the hospitality industry. So your dollars are going to a good cause as you selflessly luxuriate in your super comfy feather bed and gorgeous boutique hotel surroundings.
Our room was as one of three set right on the edge of the lovely pool area. A variety of spa treatments are available just over there (although we did not partake, for once). Service is extremely friendly, and the slightest inquiry will have three trainees tripping over themselves in an earnest attempt to deliver the best service possible.
This is a training center, and errors do occur. My husband was served severely undercooked bacon at breakfast, and the eggs were cold. But other than that, service and facilities have been exemplary (and a relative bargain...our poolside room was $110/night, lower than the luxury hotels and just as nice. I can recommend this place without hesitation.
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Jun 12, 2006
The Shinta Mani Hotel is located in the Old French Quarter in Siem Reap, just off the banks of the Siem Reap River. Shinta Mani, which is derived from Sanskrit, meaning "The gem that provides everything one desires" is an 18-room luxury boutique hotel and institute of hospitality. And that is one of the things that makes the hotel unique. Young people from Cambodian provinces train at the institute for the growing hospitality industry in Cambodia. I’m not sure at what level of study trainees are when they’re allowed to work in the restaurant or hotel, but they sometimes do make minor mistakes in service; however, that is of little concern, since they are honest and sincere in their efforts. The hotel is small, but beautiful and well maintained. Upon arrival, you are greeted and presented a traditional native scarf and welcoming drink. Wireless internet is free. The small restaurant offers well prepared fare in a simple elegant setting. The spa, located adjacent to the beautiful small pool has an extensive menu of treatments including Thai and Cambodian massage, hot stones, body scrubs and other therapies. Although smaller and less glitzy than some of the newer large hotels (and that, to me is a positive thing), the Shinta Mani will be my number one choice of accommodations when I’m next in Siem Reap.
Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap Overview
Visitors will find this hotel in Siem Reap’s old French Quarter. Some attractions located near the Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap include the World Heritage Site of Angkor Wat and the Ta Phrom Temples. Airport and hotel transfer services are provided by the Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap.
There are 18 rooms in the Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap, each of which is elegantly furnished and equipped with modern amenities. Amenities available in these rooms include in-room safes, hairdryers, cable television, complimentary wireless Internet access, tea and coffee making facilities, and a refrigerator.
The Shinta Mani Hotel Siem Reap’s on-site restaurant, which has been featured in Gourmet Magazine’s article “World’s Best Hotel Dining Rooms”, serves a selection of both Khmer and Western style cuisine and allows guests to enjoy elegant indoor and casual terrace dining. To help guests relax after a long day, spa treatments such as Thai massage, aromatherapy and healing stone massages are offered by the hotel. A library can also be found on-site.