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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." … "… and enjoy the comforts home, High speed WiFi, Comfy...
"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...
"… one of the few open spaces in the city: the wide boulevard is peaceful at night. Accurate advice comes from long experienced world travellers who can offer you extensive knowledge of Cambodia. We have been to places the guide books have never heard of and returned to tell the tale! We organize fair price tours to all local highlights. We have tours for history and culture, markets and shopping, beauty and therapy, the genocide...
Kha Vi Guesthouse
Khan Daun Penh
"… will be happy to help you book all your tours and bus tickets. We have a/c and fan rooms(for those looking to spend less). Free wifi for all rooms. Televisions in all rooms. Laundry service 1$ for 1kg. In our hotel there 2 common rooms and a very reasonably priced restaurant on the bottom floor for you to meet other travelers. Total of Kha Vi guest Guest House have 21 rooms: 1bed in 3 bed dormitory with air Cond 2...
"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,...
The Mad House
"… apartment available for one night or short 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...
11 Happy Backpacker
"Located in Riverfront, 11 Happy Backpackers is a perfect starting point from which to explore Phnom Penh. Offering a variety of facilities and services, the hotel provides all you need for a good night's sleep. Valet parking, car park, restaurant, bicycle rental, tours are on the list of things guests can enjoy. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. The hotel's peaceful atmosphere extends to its recreational...
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
"… the heart of Phnom Penh city of Cambodia, approximately between 20 to 25 minutes drive from the Phnom Penh International Airport. For budget travelers 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 holiday makers seeking comfortable, clean and safe accommodation close to Phnom...
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." … "… included Angkor 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,...
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
"Great - I only stayed here one night, and I arrived very late the night before, so I didn't really get to fully experience all that this hostel has to offer. But in my short time, I was already thoroughly satisfied with my stay. One of the workers, Vichit, who is also a student, accompanied me on a short day trip. He arranged the tuktuk driver and helped translate for me. He definitely made me feel welcome and gave the hostel a great image."...
One Stop Hostel
"… other countries' tourists. You can eat breakfast from 2 dollars in our hostel. We have many services, laundry, towel rental, transportation, tour information and ticket service, etc. We want make your trip something greater, so please ask anything what you need to receptionists. We have two type of rooms. Mix dorm and ‘ladies-only’ dorm. Rooms are good if you come with a group of friends, or if you come alone and want to meet...
Natural Inn Backpacker Hostel
Khan Daun Penh
"… National 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." … "… a wanderer, a businessman, a passer-through or a creature of indulgence and leisure. We employ, train and promote an outstanding cast of...
"… walk away, while a 30-minute drive brings guests to Phnom Penh International Airport. Facing the Mekong River, UP hostel is just several steps from the Royal Palace and National Museum. Up Hostel provides 4 types of room, Female Dormitory, Mixed Dormitory, Social Dormitory and Private bed room. Guests can get the new feeling of staying in the Cambodia traditional bed design. Wi-Fi in public areas. Guests can enjoy the river...
Sla Boutique Hostel
"… on community, our guests can both feel at home and enjoy the Khmer experience as well as the cultures of their fellow travelers. Cambodia has plenty of delightful vegetation to offer. In an effort to introduce our travelers to these fruits and vegetables, a few selected ingredients like pandan leaves “sleuk tauy”, sun-dried pickled limes “nam ngau” and tamarind “ampil” are infused into our beverages. Our focus on Khmer value...
Envoy Hostel Phnom Penh
"… with air conditioning and wifi access. The hostel boasts a front courtyard and large terrace ideal for relaxing. We also have a large and modern common room and kitchen available for guest use. With a capacity of over 60 beds, Envoy Phnom Penh offers a range of shared and private rooms. All rooms at envoy have WiFi, air conditioning, personal shelf and bedside lamps, Lockers (need own padlock), linen and a light breakfast is also...
Top Hostel Phnom Penh
"… beds and rooms options are flexible, depending on availability. We have double bed, private dorm room, private room with toilet, 2 person dorm room, 4 person dorm room. The hostel is connected to a restaurant and a mini mart. Which means you will never go hungry! Besides that, the building have free Wifi access throughout, which means you can stay connected with your loved ones wherever you hang out! The property is just...
Natural Inn Backpacker Hostel Phnom Penh
48EOZ, Corner of Street 154 and Street 172, Daun Penh
Lovely Jubbly Villa
"… and friends, whether you be a basement backpacker, a fancy flashpacker, a wanderer, a businessman, a passer-through or a creature of indulgence and leisure. We employ, train and promote an outstanding cast of English-speaking Khmer characters who will make it their mission to brighten your stay and to make sure that you have a smile on your face whenever you are in our presence and we also ensure all guests are completely satisfied...
EA1, St 110, Sangkat Kakap, Khan Posenchey
The Willow Boutique Hotel
"… hotel rooms turned into dorms. We are unique as we are not a hostel but offer beds at hostel prices. The bar and restaurant is a chilled out garden surrounded by greenery. We are known as the place to meet others. Rooms. over sized single beds with Hotel quality mattresses a/c ceiling fans locked storage space en suite window/balcony or courtyard towel/sheets bathroom amenities (soap/toothbrush) free WIFI in rooms...
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...
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...
"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!" … "… A very unique (for Cambodia) feel with an old world warmth. Opened in mid-October 2004 with an excellent selection of Irish whiskeys as you might suspect. We...
Spring Guest House
"… : 6.00USD - Single/Double Room with Fan : 7.00USD - Single/Double Room with Fan and Hot shower : 9.00USD - Single/Double Room with Air-con and Hot shower :12.00USD - Twin Room with Fan : 7.00USD - Twin Room with fan and Hot shower : 9.00USD - Twin Room with Air-con and Hot shower : 12.00USD All room rate charge...
Aqua Boutique Guesthouse
Khan Daun Penh
"… 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 gleam of the polished...
"… to provide quality food and well priced accommodation. With the addition of a new bar and pool table the both western and Khmer owners aim to provide an authentic and welcoming time in Phnom Penh. Located in the heart of Phnom Penh on street 118 only 50 meters from the riverfront. It is ideal for visiting all the sites, such as Wat Phnom, The National Museum, The Royal Palace, Toul Sleng and The killing fields. The Double Rooms...
The Local Riverside
"… with the original Local near Russian Market, utilises the split level in a different fashion to most bars/restaurants in PP. The mezz at The Local is a cocktail bar and lounge area, whereas the mezz at The Local 2 is a fully kitted music performance space with keyboard, guitar, harmonica, mics and amp. The mezz transforms itself into a viewing space for cable TV showcasing music videos, karaoke, live sports and films. The first...
"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." … "… style balcony rooms with great river views. All...
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...
"… 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!" … "… They have hot and cold water in beautiful en-suite bathrooms. Some rooms even have a balcony...
"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 &...
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