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FCC Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Facilities

  • Rooftop terrace with view over Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers for relaxing at the end of the day with a few chilled beers or your favourite cocktail mix

  • Cathode-ray cable TV (CNN and BBC World included), telephone, free WiFi (your password is delivered to your room on request) and well-stocked minibar in the room; DVD library

  • The FCC Bar with its panoramic views right above your head and swashbuckling cocktails, pool table

  • Photography exhibitions and other events, including international DJs at the dilapidated colonial mansion behind

  • Views of the river or the National Museum from the room

  • Easy access to the major sights

  • The FCC can arrange tours of anything and everything - from photography tuition to PADI courses in Sihanoukville (3 hours away)

  • Plenty of help from staff finding your way around

When to go?

Any time of the year, except perhaps in March-April, when it gets very hot. Avoid Songkran, the mid-April water-throwing festival.

Features include:

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Vegetarian menu
  • Walk to restaurants (offsite)
  • Internet access
  • Snooker table
  • Function facilities
  • Airport Transfers
Save to favouritesPrintMailFCC Phnom PenhAh, the history! It was right here, under the great black ceiling fans, overlooking the lazy flow of the river, that the legends of the lawless UNCTAD days got distorted beyond recognition in the retelling - from sozzled foreign correspondentís mouth to stoned travellerís ear - until people really thought you could hire an AK-47 and tell a local child to run. The foreign correspondents have fallen (not to AK-47s but to the economies of the newspaper industry), and the travellers with their beards and beads have decamped, but the Foreign Correspondents' Club still thrives. Now, though, it is under corporate ownership and its logo is on T-shirts, bags and what-all else. Perhaps itís for the best. The location remains the very centre of Phnom Penhís tourist ghetto, a stoneís throw from the National Museum, a lazy stroll to the Royal Palace. And nowadays you can even get service in 8 well-appointed [r:CA009:rooms]. The terrace and rooftop still have the best views in town; throw open your window, lie on the bed and know youíre in the throbbing heart of a strange city - a great feeling.

Book this hotelfrom 115USD

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