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About Phnom Penh
Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, is an attractive, friendly, up and coming city which is well worth a visit.
While staying in a Phnom Penh hostel, we recommend that you sample the local cuisine, stroll along the river at dusk, take a tuk tuk tour of the city, and surrounding countryside. If you're brave, you can visit the harrowing S21 prison museum and the Killing Fields. Be prepared for the heat - like most of Cambodia it's oppressively hot and suffocating at times - but its colorful flavor, friendly locals, and fantastic architecture more than make up for this.
The main area for to look for a hostel in Phnom Penh is Boeung Kak, where rooms are cheap and plentiful. Local and western restaurants line the streets, and if you're willing to pay a few extra dollars, the riverfront restaurants and bars offer a beautiful and scenic view well worth the additional cash. It's worth booking in advance if you plan to visit during Cambodian New Year (when many of the guesthouses close so the locals can return to their home towns and villages). However for the most part Phnom Penh hostel rooms are plentiful and easy to come by.
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Me Mates Place
Khan Daun Penh
"Nice dorm, but a bit mixed up. - The dorm itself was quite nice -- very spacious with daily housekeeping. However during my stay I noticed a few people did not get the type of room or bed they originally booked. Also from what I overheard, some people were paying almost double what others were paying for the same accommodation. So yes, cool place but a bit disorganized." … "… ( high pressured and steaming hot) free access to a...
"Hostel Nomads is also advertised as Encounters Hostel and is run by Martin, a very helpful guy who gets you up to speed about the do's and don’ts of Phnom Penh the moment you check in. Nomads Hostel is a "what-you-see-is-what-you-get" hostel. The Location Nomads is located on a wide boulevard in the center of Phnom Penh between Wat Phnom, the central market, and the Tonle Sap river. There are also many local and international...
Blue Dog Guesthouse
"Relaxed and friendly vibe with fun bar - Super friendly staff -- great downstairs bar. Highly recommended." … "Friendly family-owned guesthouse, well located at only a five minutes walk to the Independence Monument. The Royal palace, the National museum and the S-21 museum are all within walking distance. We offer clean affordable rooms with AC or fan. We also have a restaurant and television. And we can assist you and arrange your...
"… service. 20. Recycling points. 21. Progressive policies to help Cambodia. Encounters has clean, safe accommodation in the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Our balconies overlook one of the few open spaces in the city: the wide boulevard is peaceful at night. We offer free laundry if you stay 2 or more nights. Accurate advice comes from long experience as world travellers and extensive knowledge in Cambodia. We have been...
Kha Vi Guesthouse
Khan Daun Penh
"… bus tickets. *We have offered free pick up from bus and boat station. Please inform Kha Vi Guesthouse in advance. *We have an airport pick up service and our service charge is cheaper than airport service. We charge $7 for a Tuk Tuk and $10 for a Taxi. For airport transfer please provide us with flight details and arrival time. We offer 28 rooms - clean, comfortable and including free wireless internet, air-con, cable tv, hot...
"Eighty8 is a fabulous hostel set right in the heart of Phnom Penh and also includes a private bar/restaurant on the ground floor with its own swimming pool. This hostel also offers a laundry service to clean and tumble dry your clothes. The Location The hostel is located in the northern district of the city on a quiet side street only a few minutes’ walk from the Tonle Sap River. Along the river front there are many bars, restaurants,...
11 Happy Backpacker
"… Classics in a AIR CONDITIONED CINEMA ROOM RATED #1 ON TRIPADVISOR AT THINGS TO DO IN PHNOM PENHG> dorms with AC starting from 5$ a night, private rooms w/bathroom starting from 8$ a night Most central location you can find! 5 minute walk from riverside and 10 minute walk to central market! more than 50 rooms and 60 dorm beds. Amazing rooftop bar with FREE pool table, TV, PC, Hammocks,Awesome music, SAFE $ FRIENDLY and many more!...
The Mad Monkey Hostel Phnom Penh
"The Mad Monkey Hostel Phnom Penh is an outstanding hostel located in a very safe and central area of Phnom Penh. The hostel also includes a ground floor restaurant and a rooftop bar known as the Sunset Bar. The Location The hostel is located in a very safe and quiet part of Phnom Penh, not far from Wat Lanka in the BKK1 (Boeung Keng Kang 1) district of the city. This area is inhabited by the wealthy population of Phnom Penh and is also...
"Velkommen Backpackers is a good hostel for a stay, whether you're in Phnom Penh for a day or two or if you plan on spending a few weeks in the city. It is located in the busy backpacker/tourist area near the riverfront, and in one of the most colourful areas of the city. The Location The hostel is located near the river, which is the most popular area in Phnom Penh. It is about two kilometers from the main bus station, and within...
Angkor Mithona Guesthouse
Khan Daun Penh
"Angkor Mithona Guesthouse is located in the hart of Phnom Penh city of Cambodia, approximately between 20 to 25 minutes drive from the Pochentong International Airport. For budget travellers or those that want to enjoy the warm, friendly hospitality that comes from staying in a Khmer bed and breakfast lodge - the Angkor Mithona is for you. The guesthouse is perfect for budget-minded holidaymakers seeking comfortable, clean and safe...
Royal Guest House
"Central location and cheap price - Central hostel 5 minutes from the riverfront and 5 minutes to the presidential palace. Not a backpackers vibe and quiet at night. For the price won't find better this close." … "… Wat Temple, The Killing Field and S-21 (Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum). Other Services includes: - Free Wi-Fi - Free Safety Deposit Box - Internet Access - Visa Arrangement - Tour Arrangement - Bus, Boat and Flight...
The White Rabbit
"Excellent breakaway from city chaos - My stay at the White Rabbit was pleasant. Really wide and comfortable dorm beds, relatively clean washrooms with working powerful shower heads and hot water! Overall, the place is cosy and they try to make you feel at home. They even have a media room where you can watch movies or just chat with fellow travelers. The staff are happy to help you with any query you have. Zack (one of the owners I presume)...
Camory Backpackers Hostel
"… Hostel offers air-conditioned dormitories just a 5-minute walk from Wat Phnom. It is within easy walking distance of the Royal Palace, National Museum and the Night Market. Free Wi-Fi is available. Guests have access to shared bathroom facilities and offer free toiletries. Other guest facilities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage and a tour desk. Massage and laundry services are available at a fee. Khmer and Western...
Vibol Happy House
"Recommend to stay - I am from Singapore, i have stayed 3 nights in this hostel, i think it's very good hostel where close to most of tourist attractions in Phnom penh, you can walk only 5minutes see a mekong river, parks, royal palace, national museum, Wat Phnom. staff here is very friendly and serve a best service, It's a clean room and good security. Especially, i can buy here for bus ticket and do visa very cheap than other travel...
Me Mates Villa
"… -Bus, boat and air ticket available at reception -Visa arrangement -Tour arrangement -Hostel Reservation (Other service is not on the list, please write us an email we will response to you as quick as possible, it is our great honor to serve guests). Me Mate’s Villa Room Type: There are three types of dorm rooms which are 6-bed female dorm, 6 bed mixed dorm and 8 bed mixed dorm. All dorms have their own ensuite with modern high...
One Stop Hostel
"… if you come alone and want to meet new people.Dorm has 6 or 8 beds. [Our facilities] On the ground floor and second floor, we have comfortable small bar space, kitchen and community space. In dorms, Every bed has a personal electronic socket and personal reading light. Also has an air conditioner and a personal locker in your dorm. Hot shower and toilet are separate. [Services] You can eat breakfast from 2 dollars in our...
Bluehome Villa II
Khan Daun Penh
"… and the Mekong riverfront. Providing complimentary Wi-Fi access, it is a 5-minute walk from Chaktomuk River and the Independence Monument. The property is a 15-minute drive from the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and a 30-minute drive from the Phnom Penh International Airport. Fitted with tiled flooring, rooms feature cable TV and an en suite bathroom with toiletries. Select rooms come with a balcony and garden views. Travel...
Natural Inn Backpacker Hostel
"… Museum, Wat Saravan, Wat Ounalom within 5 minute close reach, visitors to the hotel will just love its location. Natural Inn Backpacker Hostel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Phnom Penh. While lodging at this wonderful property, guests can enjoy Wi-Fi, Swimming pool out door in public areas, smoking area. All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort....
Lovely Jubbly Place
"Best accommodation in Phnom Penh! - Lovely Jubbly is right in the center of all the great nightlife and popular destinations in Phnom Penh. It's one of the best hostels I've stayed at. All of the staff were friendly and beyond helpful, especially Win. I'll definitely be staying again." … "… types of rooms, they are Double Room without view, Twin Room without view, Twelve-bed mixed dorm, eight-bed mixed dorm, six-bed mixed dorm,...
"Up Hostel have 4 type of room Female Dormitory Mixed Dormitory Social Dormitory Private bed room Costumer can get the new feeling of staying in the Cambodia traditional bed design. You can enjoy the river view bar and restaurant. Up hostel have 4 types of dorm available. 8 bed dorm, 8 bed female dorm, double bed room, 18 bed dorm, and total of 38 people." … "… and Private bed room. Guests can get the new feeling of staying...
The Mad House
"… term. The apartment has two bathrooms, a kitchen with fridge, washing machine, a large lounge room with a balcony and cable TV. Both bedrooms have queen sized beds, cable TV, aircon and plenty of cupboard space. Room service and wifi available. Two floors up is the popular bamboo rooftop bar and dining area boasting sweeping views over Phnom Penh city. Yet another flatscreen TV can be found on the rooftop showing live sports as...
Phum Khmer Guesthouse
"The Best for Honeymoon - Feel like paradise, please try! DO NOT MISS!" … "… singing on the trees surrounding in house premises. - Guided Tour Bicycles. - Rent Individual Bicycle Ride. - Drawn horse Cart. - Drawn Ox Cart. - Boat trip. - Fishing with free fishing roads. - Swimming in the river next to or at the sandy beach. - Visit Silk Farm community. - Visit Traditional amazing skillful silk weaved...
"It's not in the best part of town. It doesn't have a nice view. It doesn't have the best menu. However, it does have very friendly and helpful staff, change money (usual rates), have moped rental and immaculate rooms. As a bonus they are some of the cheapest in Phnom Penh too. It's an easy 10 minute walk from the central market (sometimes known as the New Market) and passes the Russian (Orussey) Market on the way - great for food. They...
"Clean, super friendly, cheap. A great base (safe walk to ventre, if 20mins) in Phnom Penh. What more do you need?!" … "This hostel is owned by Khmer/Chinese-friendly family. It's my favorite place to stay in Phnom Penh. It's a five-minute walk from the Russian Market. It's quiet and safe, with rooms that are tiny but clean. This bargain is possible for a long stay (more than one month). The staff will clean your room on demand. This is...
"Only a few rooms but a great location! It is right by the river and the touristy part of the town. The rates are great and Rory is very kind! I recommend email them or call them after the booking, cause they fill up pretty quick -- it's in a bar for goodness sakes!" … "… cosy guesthouse with a friendly bar downstairs. The restaurant serves both Western and Asian food with over 100 menus items and has a good mix of tourists and...
Spring Guest House
"… looks anything but bland from the outside, the 50 'brand new' rooms are not about to feature in Vogue Living. Neither large nor lavish, they are, however, very functional for the money and come with two clean sheets - no need to BYO. All rooms are the same size and have a bathroom, a window and a TV with 60 channels of cable. Room prices vary depending on whether you choose fan or air-con, and hot or cold water. Downers here are the...
Aqua Boutique Guesthouse
Khan Daun Penh
"… gives it an edge over the others, the Independent Monument, the Royal Palace, the National Museum, the Sisowath Quay and the Central Market. Anticipate luxury in the contemporary rooms and suites inspires by Cambodian art and style, the guesthouse provides a restful comfortable stay. The rooms and suites featuring charm found in a modern Cambodian mansion with comfortable and elegant secluded atmosphere inspire the rich...
"Great location, great rooms, good staff - Located adjacent to the riverside & a 10 min walk from our bus stop. Rooms were really cozy & the washrooms were really well kept. The only hostel we stayed where the linen was changed everyday. The only complaint with this place would be the lack of an elevator; for 6$ a night i'm not really complaining. A definite recommend." … "… group rooms have fridge/minibar,& in room safety...
"… Royal Palace,Silver pagoda and national Museum. All rooms are equipped with Air Condition or Fan + Hot Water + Cable TV + Private Bathroom + Free Wireless / DVD Movies showing Daily. Free Facilities: WIFI, Parking Lots, Showing Movies every night, 24 Hours Security and Pickup Service. ( Bus Station / Boat Ferry ) We also have transportation to go every around the city and inside the city such as : 1. Killing field Museum...
"Expensive, no windows for 20$ - I booked because I saw the nice pictures ... but it's a liar! The 1st picture is not the hostel but the temple, the room at 20$ have no windows and there is no garden around! The location is not so great -- it's not 5mn to the Royal Palace but 15mn with beggars in the street. I don't recommend it!" … "… Lao and beyond. All our rooms have air-conditioning, fans, cable TV, a minibar, and free...
"Khmer stay is a family run business. Owner has with more than 10 years of past working experience in a hotel industry that will provide our guest a unique experience in Khmer Style of living. Come and stay with us to enjoy the Khmer hospitality. Khmer stay has three types of room available, 3 x twin room with wall mounted fan and big balcony , 3 x double room with air-con and en-suit, 1 x family room with air-con, wall mounted fan &...
"… city.100 meters from the Royal Palace and the National Museum.10 minutes from the Riverfront and all Bars and restaurants.By the way located in a small street out of the noise due to the traffic. 10 nice rooms are available, spread over 3 floors, each of it with its own terrace. Enjoy the quiet of this home, a haven of tranquility in the heart of the bustle of the city enjoying a secluded garden while enjoying refreshment in the...
Golden River Palace Guesthouse
"… make for an unforgettable stay. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers 24hr room service, room service, family room, laundry service/dry cleaning, pets allowed. Step into one of 9 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as air conditioning, internet access wireless (complimentary), satellite/cable TV, complimentary bottled water, mini bar. Besides, the hotel's...
"A pleasant stay - The double room had clean sheets, a tv, a fridge, air conditioning and a lovely shower room. Good for the price. It was a five minute walk to the river where all the bars were and location is good. Phenom Penh, as with Cambodia is very poor, however there is a very good restaurant which trains street youth to give them careers. It has a shop next door selling fair trade goods and a centre for disadvantaged children."...
"… Khmer Characteristics and Angkor Wat in Siem Reap. If you have any question or need further information, please feel free to Contact Us. We look forward to welcoming you to the Comfort House & Café, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia! Standard King and Twin Room Size: 28 square metres Room Facilities: Safe, Air Conditioning, Shower, Hairdryer, Bathroom Amenities, Toilet, Bathroom, Telephone, DVD Player, Cable TV, Tea/Coffee Maker,...
"The guesthouse is located above a newly refurbished bar and bistro, inspired by a fusion of Western and Asian foods; the menu will provide food that is suitable for everyone’s palate. With a casual and relaxed atmosphere, you’ll feel at home while enjoying a drink and a bite to eat. The Accommodation consists of 3 types of rooms. - Basic Rooms have a queen size bed, a/c, cable tv, fridge, free WIFI, ensuite. for $15 - Standard Rooms have a...
The Cheeky Monkey Guesthouse
"… in each room, piping hot showers, two rooms with en-suite bathroom, an intimate bar and communal area and the opportunity to visit a working art studio with what can be considered as the best views of the Phnom Penh skyline. We are located in the centre of town, close to the funky BKK1 area and street 278, just twenty five minutes walk from the Royal Palace, ten minutes walk to The Independence Monument, ten minutes walk to The...
New York Hotel
"… it was rebuilt in 1434, 1890, 1894, 1926 and most recently 1998. Today, this pagoda stands on a small hill, is one of the favorite temple for worship. it is also a popular and well-known tourist attraction that is open daily to visitors. ** Standard Room ** - Room Dimension and size: 24sqm - Bed type: Single/Double/ Twin - Private bathroom with hot/cool bath and shower ** Superior Room ** - Room Dimension and Size: 32sqm -...
Hang Pich Guest House
"… of Phnom Penh and close to shopping centers and cafes. It is clean, quiet, and well-known for its friendliness. The large guest rooms have windows, a private bathroom with hot water, air conditioning, TV, refrigerator and an internal telephone. Guest amenities include internet online, coffee and soft drinks. Internet WiFi is free in the Hang-Pech Guest House. The staff speak Khmer and English and are available at all times....
Diamond Palace II
"… Royal Palace, art galleries, restaurants and other historical sites important to Phom Penh city. The awe inspiring Mekong River is minutes from our hotel. The Diamond Palace II would like to invite you to enjoy its unique and exceptional services. Our Hotel offers extraordinary opportunities for its patrons. Unlike large hotel, we have the ability to offer unique and personal service to our guests. We are fully staffed and...
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