The Baby Elephant Blog & Destination Guide

Read our tips on everything Siem Reap, so that you can be as knowledgeable as a local before you even get here.

The team at Baby Elephant are passionately involved in the community. We love food, dining out, visiting galleries and experiencing all of the options for experiencing the wonderful culture of Siem Reap and Cambodia. We hope you find this information that we have gathered about Siem Reap and Angkor Wat useful! If we can assist you in planning your trip, please just let us know.

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The best desserts in Siem Reap

Looking to satisfy your sweet tooth in Siem Reap? Once you’ve seen the sights at Angkor Wat, here’s our round-up of Cambodia’s temple town’s best desserts.

Discovering Muslim communities – and their food – in Siem Reap

Muslims make up 1.6% of the population in Buddhist-majority Cambodia – here’s where to find out about their communities, and where to tuck into their delicious food.

Siem Reap’s best international restaurants

It’s not all Khmer food in Siem Reap – in fact, for a city of this size, our little temple town offers a remarkable array of cuisines from all over the globe. But that’s not to say all restaurants...

Photos from Baby Elephant’s Full Moon Apothecary and Viva Chile! Food Fair

We’ve had an action-packed month at Baby Elephant – from sipping charcoal cocktails, making flower crowns and participating in captivating Pagan ceremonies, to stuffing our faces with the very best...

Gin Society popup returns as the Full Moon Apothecary

After our star-studded Baby Elephant Gin Appreication Society popup event in March, led by Phnom Penh’s premier mixologist from the legendary cocktail bar Le Boutier, we’re back at 7pm...

Photos from Baby Elephant’s Gin Appreciation Society #2

The recently inaugurated Baby Elephant Gin Appreciation Society popup held its second installment on Friday 24 March, with very special guest Annemarie Sagoi from legendary Phnom Penh cocktail bar Le Boutier.

Le Boutier’s Annemarie Sagoi Headlines Baby Elephant’s Siem Reap Gin Popup

Monday 20 March 2017 - For Immediate Release SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA - Cocktail lovers will be thrilled that on Friday 24 March Annemarie Sagoi of Le Boutier Phnom Penh will headline the...

Baby Elephant’s Gin Appreciation Society Popup with Annemarie Sagoi

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel is all about leading a balanced lifestyle without sacrificing the good bits – and that means we like to indulge in a few cocktails from time to time. So...

The best Cambodian restaurants in Siem Reap

Our little town of Siem Reap is home to a dining scene that makes it easy to sample cuisines from right across the world – but it’s also a fabulous place to discover the highlights of...

Siem Reap’s best training restaurants

NGOs and charities are part of the Siem Reap landscape, and they perform heaps of invaluable work here. A number of these NGOs run training restaurants in town, creating employment opportunities and...

Siem Reap Arts

Introducing our artists in residence at Baby Elephant

Two new artists in residence – In My Name Silver and Tamara Venn – add to the creative dynamic and nourishing environment for guests at Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel in Siem Reap.

The best art galleries in Siem Reap

Best known for its spectacular complex of temples around Angkor Wat, Cambodia’s premier tourism destination Siem Reap has an art and culture scene to be reckoned with, and one that’s ever on the...

The spiritual heart of Siem Reap

Whether it’s the rich religious history of the famous Angkor Wat temple complex, the peaceful countryside vibe of Siem Reap, or the vibrant yoga and healing scene in our little town,...

Here’s what we’re looking forward to at ChubMet Music & Art Festival 2017

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel is proud to be an accommodation partner for ChubMet Music & Art Festival 2017. With seven creative events over two weeks, ChubMet brings together popular Cambodian and international artists for events hosted at different venues in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

Your Guide to Siem Reap: December 2016

There’s plenty happening in Siem Reap in the run-up to Christmas and New Year! Here’s just a small selection of the events taking place in our charming little town. Keep an eye on our...

The Baby Elephant Story

We’re excited about relaunching with our new name Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel and while this is in process I’d love to tell you the background and story of our new boutique hotel branding.

Newsletter: The SR Monthly

The SR Monthly #12: the best of Siem Reap

The ninth best bargain hotel in the world, lunar new year wishes, dreamy lunar-themed cocktails, vegan power bowls, the new Baby Elephant mix tape, and heaps more to make your next trip the best ever!

The SR Monthly #11: the best of Siem Reap

Snazzy new interiors, Christmas set menus, fabulous new yoga teacher, our two-year anniversary, new food and drinks menus, souvenir shopping, and lots more to make your next trip the best ever!

The SR Monthly #9: the best of Siem Reap

Ditching plastic in Siem Reap, the Real Food Real Weightloss Retreat, Angkor Wat marathons in paradise, Siem Reap’s Muslim communities, and loads more to make your next trip the best ever!

The SR Monthly #8: the best of Siem Reap

Angkor Wat facts to blow your mind, our dreamy new spa, Siem Reap’s best international eats, and loads more to make your next trip the best ever!

Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel Newsletter, November

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BABY ELEPHANT Planning to stay with us at Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel? The secret when booking is to book direct! Book your stay at Baby Elephant Boutique Hotel direct...

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