Shinta Mani Resort Category: Deluxe 5-star resort 5-star resort Siem Reap, Cambodia General information Shinta Mani first opened its doors in June 2003 as an 18 room Guest House – introducing a Hospitality Center to encourage under privileged youth in Cambodia to start a career in Hospitality. After renovation in 2012, by hotel architect-designer Bill Bensley, Shinta Mani was relaunched as Shinta Mani Angkor as a 39-room upscale designed boutique hotel serving guests from all over the world in what has become a premier hotel destination for travelers in South East Asia. The striking décor is provided by Asia’s foremost hotel architect-designer, Bangkok-based Bill Bensley. Bensley has a flamboyant style and fastidious attention to detail. In Shinta Mani Angkor, Bensley has created a cool, sophisticated laid-back oasis enlivened by funky art, quaint vintage sculptures and beautifully handcrafted lotus flower displays.