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Accor signs first Mercure hotel in Cambodia

Accor, Southeast Asia’s largest international hotel operator, has signed its first Mercure property in Cambodia in the country’s capital, Phnom Penh. The 200-room Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1 is set to open in 2027, joining the Group’s pipeline of four hotels across the country.

Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1 will be located in the city’s Beung Keng Kong district, a vibrant neighborhood featuring an array of restaurants, bars, shops and international schools. The hotel will offer a restaurant, a bar, an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center, and a spa, as well as a range of meeting and events facilities. Boasting close proximity to the Independence Monument, Central Market, Royal Palace and National Museum, guests will be able to discover everything this bustling city has to offer.

The Mercure Hotels network is composed of over 119,000 rooms globally. Each hotel is rooted in local culture and is complimented by generous hospitality and a commitment to offering high-quality standards. The brand is renowned for its focus on sharing ‘Local Stories’ to help travelers discover hidden gems that cannot be found in guidebooks and surprising tales that only the locals know.

“We are delighted to sign the first Mercure hotel in Cambodia and look forward to unveiling this fabulous address to our loyal fans,” said Garth Simmons, Chief Executive Officer, Accor, Southeast Asia, Japan and South Korea. “Mercure is one of the world’s most iconic midscale brands and while each hotel is unique, they all share the same passion for high-quality services. I know that Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1 will really immerse guests in the color of Phnom Penh and its incredible array of offerings. The hotel will also enrich our collection of hotels in Cambodia which today encompasses the Raffles, Sofitel and ibis Styles brands. We look forward to working with The Flora Investments to craft an authentic personality for Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1 that our guests will love”.

Okhna Lim Kokloong, Chief Executive Officer of The FLORA, commented, “With tremendous success in our housing and condominium projects across Phnom Penh City, we are excited to expand our business into the hospitality sector. We are delighted to partner with Accor to introduce the world-class Mercure Hotels brand to Cambodia with the signing of Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1. The number of visitors to the country is constantly increasing, and we would like to offer them the very best accommodation choices and high-quality services. We look forward to working with Accor towards the success of this hotel.”

 Accor is the leading international hotel operator in Cambodia, with six hotels in Siem Reap and Phnom Penh, as well as a strong pipeline of four committed projects across the country. Mercure Phnom Penh Beung Keng Kong 1 will join a collection of 810 Mercure addresses globally across 61 countries.

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