Regardless of one’s own personal preferences Cambodia’s capital city is a party hub that packs in a wide variety of night time distractions for every type of traveller. Home to more than its fair share of trendy clubs and chic nightclubs, the nightlife highlights in Phnom Penh vary from quirky karaoke bars and sports bars to explosive dance clubs and eclectic pubs. The location of these night time hotspots also make Phnom Penh a very accessible party town as the distance between two clubs or bars is no more than a few minutes. This makes bar hopping and club hopping a favourite activity among seasoned visitors as one can truly check out all of the city’s hottest night spots in one or two nights out.
Offering guests an eclectic mix of bars the heart of Phnom Penh’s party potential is concentrated around 51 Street, 154 Street and 174 Street where the bars stay open till the wee hours of the morning. The must-try bars in Street 51 include Howies, The Walkabout and Zeppelin which also offers an enticing menu full of local and international goodies late in to the night. Other hot-pick bars in the city include California 2, Cantina and the Candy Bar while the riverfront region besides Sisowath Quay also houses many sports bars and clusters of eateries. Those looking for a British neighbourhood pub experience can head down to The Cavern Pub & Café where the atmosphere is as English as it gets in Asia whereas travellers looking to dance the night away can jive into the D.R Bar which doubles as a nightclub/discotheque. The Heart of Darkness is one of the city’s most iconic dance clubs with the Star Palace KTV & Lounge Discotheque coming in as a close second.
Those looking for one venue that packs in a variety of night time distractions on the other hand can check out NagaWorld which is one of the city’s most popular resorts and casinos. Packed with fine dining eateries and karaoke bars NagaWorld is perhaps best known for its mesmerizing gaming facilities and massive casino complex. A host of dance clubs, bars and lounges are also available at the venue in addition to a number of entertainment hubs.
Travellers in search of a luxury Phnom Penh hotel will be more than pleased with the Raffles Hotel Le Royal. Offering guests an elegant hideaway in the capital this stylish rest is one hotel Phnom Penh counts among its most resplendent accommodation providers.