Marriott International, Inc. today announced the signing of The KHŌM Hotel in Phnom Penh, marking the entry of Autograph Collection Hotels into Cambodia. Scheduled to open in early 2022, The KHŌM Hotel will offer 130 exquisitely crafted guest rooms, all of which will be designed to capture the inner grace of Khmer soul and expressed in a sophisticated environment.
Autograph Collection Hotels is Marriott International’s diverse and dynamic portfolio of more than 170 independent hotels around the world that share values of vision, design and craft through each hotel’s unique identity and guest experience.
“In recent years, Cambodia has seen an increase in both international tourist arrivals and investment in the hospitality sector,” said Paul Foskey, Chief Development Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International, “We look forward to partnering with Wywaza Investment on the introduction of The KHŌM Hotel, the first Autograph Collection hotel in this market.”
The KHŌM Hotel will offer guests a personalized and exquisite hospitality experience in a thoughtfully-crafted environment rooted in the true spirit of the Khmer culture. The hotel will bring in a selection of culinary options including a themed specialty restaurant, a casual café and an all-day dining restaurant featuring a semi-open kitchen and flexible buffet set-up. A Sky Lounge and Bar will feature magnificent view of the Royal Palace, Independence Monument and Mekong River in the east.
“We are proud to be teaming up with Marriott International to bring the diverse Autograph Collection Hotels brand to Cambodia,” said Mr. Douk Dien owner and CEO, Wywaza Investment, “We will occupy the most prestigious hotel site in Phnom Penh and intend to fully live up to the high level of expectation that the unique location adjacent to the Royal Palace and other central land marks brings. Together with Marriott International’s commitment on distinctive brand offerings and service standards, we are confident that the most discerning tourists and locals will welcome the hotel when it opens in 2022.”
Guests who wish to stay active will be able to enjoy an exclusive outdoor pool with a sun deck and bar, as well as a fully-equipped fitness center. For pampering and relaxation after a day at work or sightseeing, the hotel will offer a full menu of spa treatments at The Spa’s curated private treatment rooms. Meetings facilities will include intimate, flexible-layout function spaces featuring natural lighting.
The KHŌM Hotel will be centrally located in Phnom Penh, on Oknha Suor Srun Street off Preah Suramarit Boulevard. Nearby is Wat Botum, one of the oldest and most important temples in town, as well as the Royal Palace and Independence Monument which are only 300 and 200 meters from the hotel. Other main tourist attractions, including Sisowath Quay, Central Market and Wat Phnom, await exploration in the neighborhood. Also in close proximity are major financial institutions, embassies, NGO offices which are located along Norodom and Monivong Boulevards.