A HOME FOR HISTORY.
A STORY OF INSPIRATION The golden grains of rice on its husks enriched by the rich and historic soil of a kingdom bequeathed with nature’s bounty for more than a thousand years... The colours of grey sandstone that have been pillars of a nation’s culture and heritage in the heart of its temples that seem to encapsulate faith and eternity... The symbolism of white - colour which defines long-yearned peace and the purity of a woman’s love and a mother’s devotion... The echoes of circles that embody the footprint of Buddha and the symbol of divinity and absolute infinity... Colours, shades and shapes that captured the story of our journeys, our aspirations, our ideals, our inspiration, our home...
MANE BOUTIQUE HOTEL & SPA is an 18-room property inspired by our founder, Mane (pronounced as ManĂŠ) - a Cambodian mother of four who takes care of her family based on Khmer custom and culture, and who started the hotel as a legacy to her children. In perfect representation, the hotel in itself is designed according to the custom of a mother caring for guests as she would for her children and family, as well as a legacy of generations that have shaped the history of Cambodia as a nation. Antiques, artworks and personal collections of the family from different decades adorn the hotel and provide a window into beautiful bygone eras while seamlessly merged with modern amenities. Built around three unique contemporary Khmer villas each with different styles, the hotel is tucked away in a quiet neighborhood in Siem Reap but minutes away from the heart of town, the hotel is also a mere 15-minute ride by car or tuktuk from Angkor Wat and the archeological park. As our logo represents, derived from the design of the footprint of the Buddha and representative of the circular voyage of faith; may you too find meaning and bliss in all your journeys in time...
THE GALLERY An airy and informal lounge where we welcome our guests, The Gallery also houses changing and permanent exhibitions of art, antiques and local traditional handicrafts as well as items which guests can purchase and bring home. Our Guest Experience Curators are on hand 24 hours a day to take care of guestsâ€™ needs and queries.
CELADON RESTAURANT Inspired by an ancient form of glaze practiced in Cambodian and Asian ceramics, Celadon Restaurant is rooted in both traditional and international flavors. True to its name, our ceramics are all customized for the hotel by Lo Yu Yu, a master ceramic artist who makes pieces from an ancient Angkorian kiln using celadon glaze - serving as symbolic vessels to encapsulate the distinct fine local and global cuisine we serve. Exhibited in the restaurant are permanent collections of Khmer pottery and ceramics from the past decades and centuries, a fine showcase of Cambodia's heritage told through the stories of unique earthenware, from terracotta to celadon glazed pieces. Full complimentary breakfast for guests is served here with a daily rotating menu. Lunch and dinner are also changing on a daily basis based on fresh market finds and feature classic Khmer dishes from Mane and her family, with some recipes handed down from generations. Healthy dining is our core with fresh and organic ingredients forming the heart of every meal. Guests may enjoy the flavors of Celadon in the restaurant or outdoors, near the garden or the pool area. Private in-room dining can also be arranged.
AFTERNOON TEA A tradition exclusive to the hotel, our daily afternoon tea is a complimentary treat to guests after a dayâ€™s worth of exploration to the temples and the sights around the historic fringes of Siem Reap. Local and old world teas are served alongside traditional Cambodian treats - from palm sugar dumplings to deep fried banana fritters and cakes at the aptly named Tea Garden.
THE OUTDOORS The Swimming Pool is the main outdoor hub in the hotel. The twelve meter salt water pool is wrapped by a teak wooden deck and spills into a sandstone edge. Sun beds and loungers are found around the deck where guests can bathe in the warm, tropical sun. Traditional Khmer parasols are in place for those who want to stay on the shade. A Juice Bar just a few steps from the deck is on hand to provide cool quenchers, fresh fruit juices, smoothies, cocktails and spirits prepared on the spot as well as light snacks from the kitchen nearby. Lunch and dinner can also be arranged on the al fresco setting of the pool.
CIRCLE SPA Recreating the essence of the image in our logo, the Circle Spa is born from the c o n c e p t o f c i rc u l a r j o u r n e y s t o enlightenment and nirvana in the Buddhist faith. The spa specializes in traditional Khmer and Asian massage techniques as well as treatments for blissful pampering. One spa room for couples has an attached relaxation area with private steam bath, shower, and private jacuzzi while two single treatment rooms are available with a range of massage and beauty treatments using Cambodian techniques for the body and mind to refresh and unwind from after a day of temple touring or jet lag. A large airconditioned room overlooking the pool is the prime spot for foot therapies and nail treatments.
This therapy room is for foot massage treatments as well as nailcare.
An intimate yet profound haven for relaxation and wellness, the Circle Spa embodies our search for bliss.
Two connecting massage rooms ideal for couples doing oil body treatments also have their own jacuzzi tub and steam room.
HISTORY RELIVED Suites and rooms at the Mane Boutique Hotel & Spa are all inspired by the moments of modern history that have shaped Cambodia after the age of Angkor. Named after specific pivotal years, the rooms are individually designed by a Khmer designer and appointed with the finest silk and local fabrics, authentic antiques or faithful replicas of period pieces as well as original works of art lovingly collected from all over the region which define a frozen period of time, giving anyone who enter its doors a chance to relive its elegant and colorful past. All suites come with modern amenities- from a well-stocked minibar to its own nespresso coffee machine, European and Oriental teas, daily fruit turndown, cable and 3D cinema television, wifi connection and a mobile phone with a local sim card during your stay. Mane Boutique Hotel is a haven for escape, a sanctuary for the soul to rejuvenate, and a designed environment that highlights art, tradition, history and relaxation.
ICON DELUXE ROOM WITH POOL VIEW Five Icon Pool View rooms provide guests with a peaceful stay in which they can enjoy a pool and garden view. Each room has a king bed or queen bed with rooms measuring from 28 sq. meters to 32 sq. meters in size. One of the rooms has twin beds.
The 1953 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a pool view which celebrates the year Cambodia gained its independence from the colonial government of France.
The 1914 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a pool view which commemorates thediscovery of Banteay Srei temple, which is known as the ‘Jewel of Khmer Classical Architecture’.
The 1937 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a pool view which is a tribute to the arrival of the Art Deco period in Cambodia through the opening of the futuristic looking Central Market.
The 1914 is an Icon Deluxe Room celebrating the discovery of Banteay Srei Temple by French conservationists working in Angkor during that year.
The 1887 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a pool view which celebrates the year the countries of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia came under French control and became collectively as Indochine.
The 1963 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a pool view with twin beds and gives reverence to the rock and roll era of Cambodia when a young lass from Battambang named Ros Sreysothea was launched as premiere voice for the new generation of modern Khmer music.
ICON DELUXE ROOM WITH GARDEN VIEW Two Icon Garden View rooms provide guests with a peaceful stay in which they can enjoy a view of the pocket gardens. Each room has a king bed or queen bed with rooms measuring from 28 sq. meters to 32 sq. meters in size.
The 1992 is an Icon Deluxe Room with a garden view which encapsulates the arrival of peace in present day Cambodia through the Paris Peace Accords and finally the arrival of the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC).
The 1972 is an Icon Deluxe Room reflects the last year Cambodia joined the olympics in Munich before the political turmoil of the decade brought the nation to its knees.
ROYAL SUITE WITH TERRACE One Royal Suite is a tribute to the royal familyâ€™s way of life at that time, where a king sized bed overlooks the seating lounge spilling towards the large balcony with views of the garden. Gold is the predominant color in the room and a classic 19th century style vanity opens towards the large bathroom and the walk in closet. The triangle shape in the roofs of the pagoda, incense holders, spirit houses, and traditional flower holders form the style and look of the room.
The 1863 Royal Suite is a tribute to the establishment of the new royal way of life in modern day Cambodia
ROYAL SUITE GARDEN VILLA Eight Royal Suite rooms provide the epitome and the ultimate in elegance, luxurious living, with each room having a California king size bed and a direct access or view of the tea and spice gardens. The suites have separate indoor bathtub, shower, toilet room and small garden view and range from 44 sq. meters to 58 sq. meters in size.
The 2004 Royal Suite is a celebration of the year Cambodiaâ€™s new king, HRH King Norodom Sihamoni was crowned as the new monarch.
The 1920 Royal Suite gives salute to the year Cambodiaâ€™s National Museum opened in Phnom Penh - becoming the nationâ€™s biggest repository of history and heritage.
The 1966 Royal Suite pays homage to Khmer pop culture as the countryâ€™s first TV station went on air this year.
The 1956 Royal Suite is a flying tribute to the year Cambodia entered the golden jet age through the launch of its first airline - Royal Air Cambodge
The 1901 Royal Suite is a commemoration to the establishment of the Ecole Francais Extreme dâ€™Orient which paved way for the first efforts in conservation and restoration of the temples of Angkor.
The 1949 Garden Villa Royal Suite is a memory to the last year of Kampuchea Krom and the Chinoise heritage of Cambodiaâ€™s lost land.
The 1941 Royal Suite commemorates the crowning of King Father Norodom Sihanouk, who at 19 became the potent symbol of a kingdom ripe for change.
The 1916 Royal Suite is a homage to the life and work of Henri Marchal, who at this year became the first curator and scholar of Angkor Wat.
MANE ROYAL SUITE WITH SUNSET VIEW The Mane Royal Sunset Suite is a spacious affair with a separate toilet, bath and vanity. A large terrace balcony overlooking the gorgeous sunset is the piece dâ€™resistance of this suite where a terrazzo outdoor tub crowns the area. A seating lounge fringes the corner while a sun bed is also on hand for other forms of relaxation.
The 1860 is a tribute to the year Angkor Wat was rediscovered by the west, igniting a sense of romanticism to the opening of the eastâ€™s borders to the imagination of the world.
MANE ROYAL SUITE WITH OUTDOOR JACUZZI Our Mane Royal Jacuzzi Suite provides an elegantly spacious 69 sq. meter space with a king size, seating lounge, an outdoor jacuzzi bathtub, shower, toilet and a three side garden view. The largest and most luxurious among our suites, it features original works of art, antiques and the finest Cambodian silk and fabrics.
The 1907, a Mane Royal Suite is a celebration of the return of the provinces of Banteay Meanchey, Battambang and Siem Reap to Cambodia and the brotherhood it shares with Thailand.
DISCOVERIES Your stay at Mane Boutique Hotel & Spa is teeming with possibilities. For those wanting to replicate the flavors of Cambodian cooking in their own kitchen at home, our Khmer chef can organize a cooking class for adults and kids! Cooking classes start with a trip to a local market with our chef who will then take you on a step-by-step journey to the joys of classic Cambodian cooking at the Spice Garden. In the Celadon Restaurant, complimentary Cambodian treats are on hand to whet your cravings for local flavours while the Juice Bar is stocked with the freshest fruits and produce to be turned into cool summer juices and shakes. The Library is a small nook stocked with curated literature about Cambodia and the nearby region. Coffee table books, historical and autobiographical memoirs as well as magazines, pocket sized books and guides will keep you reading while classic board games and their Cambodian versions will keep your game hat on. Fancy a round of Cambodian chess? Lotus folding and Khmer calligraphy sessions are also available to pique anyoneâ€™s interest on cultural connections further afield.
GETTING AROUND Arrive and leave Cambodia in style. The hotel features a fleet of options for your arrival and departure â€“ from the ubiquitous Remork, a local traditional carriage pulled by a motorcycle which is an airy mode of transportation unique to Cambodia to air conditioned van, depending on the weather on the day of your arrival. For those who prefer the epitome of the high life, a Mercedes Benz S-Series car is on hand for the utmost level of riding in elegance. Shuttle service to and from the hotel is provided to take you to the center of town where exciting shopping, dining and leisure options abound. From the bargain-friendly haunts of the Old Market, Central Market and the night markets around town, to exclusive designer shops, galleries and boutiques in smaller alleys as well as to the culinary destinations that run aplenty all over town, there are plenty of distractions for everyone. For the more adventurous, bamboo bicycles are a green and sustainable way to go. The hotel also has a traditional Indochinese cyclo which can give guests a way to experience getting around during the days of the French colonial protectorate. Vintage Vespa and Honda motorcycles are also on hand as a chic alternative to going around town.
Bespoke and customized tours to the world heritage sites of Angkor and the kingdomâ€™s archaeological treasures as well as other exciting sights can be fully arranged for you.
Cambodiaâ€™s unique history and rich cultural heritage have enthralled many to come and discover the kingdomâ€™s storied pasts since the 1800s. Let Mane Boutique Hotel & Spa be your base in rediscovering the wonders of Cambodia.