No. 413, Chrey Kong, Sla Ket, City Centre, Battambang, Cambodia
8.6 Very Good - based on 285 Agoda reviews
Why this hotel: Gay-owned. Modern villas. Excellent location.
The gay-owned and -managed Sanctuary Villa is a great base for exploring Battambang and the surrounding area.
Five unique, beautifully furnished tropical villas are offered, each representing a different element of Water (Nero Villa), Earth (Geo Villa), Fire (Pyro Villa), Wind (Aero Villa) and the fifth element (Quintessence villa).
Most of the resort is given over to gardens, salt water pool and grand traditional Khmer Pavillion. Free WiFi and complimentary peddle bike to use around town.
Also at The Sanctuary:
L’Mait Massage – professional and skillful masseurs offering range of Khmer massages.
‘Oh Yeah!’ Seafood buffet restaurant – open for lunch and dinner for both residents and non-residents.