13 Hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem, Cambodia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem, Cambodia. You can choose from 13 Koh Rong Sanloem hostels. In total, there are 23 cheap places to stay in Koh Rong Sanloem such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $7 for a dorm.

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Koh Rong Sanloem Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Koh Rong Sanloem, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Party hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem


(Onederz Koh Rong Sanloem is the best rated)

Most Koh Rong Sanloem hostels are located in

Sihanouk Ville

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Hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Koh Rong Sanloem? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Koh Rong Sanloem alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Koh Rong Sanloem. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Koh Rong Sanloem (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Koh Rong Sanloem. To help you make friends with Koh Rong Sanloem before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Ko Rong Samloem is a great choice for travelers looking for a more relaxing and peaceful getaway than what they would experience on nearby Ko Rong or the beaches of Sihanoukville. Even on Ko Rong Samloem there are varying degrees of party life and tranquility. The ferry leaves from Sihanoukville a few times a day and takes about forty-five minutes to reach the island. Saracen Bay is the main beach, with a long stretch of white sand and many choices for accommodation, food, drinks, and parties -- although it is still quieter and less touristy than Ko Rong. There are enough Koh Rong Samloem hostels that you can walk off the boat and find a room during most of the year. The pristine, white-sand beach is beautiful and perfect for snorkeling, swimming, or a long beach walk.

For a more local and very quiet beach retreat, keep heading around the island to M’Pay Bay. M’Pay Bay is a small fishing village with only a few choices of budget accommodation and Koh Rong Samloem hostels but there's a very local vibe. There is a nice white-sand beach that you will almost have to yourself. It is an interesting area to watch local life as the fishermen paddle out in homemade boats each night and bring back fish for the amazing local restaurants. There are a few outstanding restaurants on the old pier, although some have plans to move to even more scenic locations in the hills nearby. The longer you stay in M’Pay Bay, the more you feel a part of this small, local community.

You cannot walk to other parts of the island unless you want to hire a guide and sweat through the thick jungle for a day, however, you can hire a boat to take you to Ko Rong or Saracen Bay, but it is quite expensive. Kayaks are available for hire and offer a fun adventure exploring the nearby coves and tiny islands off the shore. If you are looking for a quiet beach retreat, Ko Rong Samloem has much to offer you.

Written by local enthusiast for Koh Rong Sanloem hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Koh Rong Sanloem hostels Amanda Haehl

Other Nearby Cities
Koh Rong Koh Rong (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Sihanoukville Sihanoukville (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Koh Ta Kiev Koh Ta Kiev (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Phu Quoc Island Phu Quoc Island (88 Km / 55 mi.)
Kampot Kampot (97 Km / 60 mi.)
Kep Kep (112 Km / 70 mi.)
Ha Tien Ha Tien (132 Km / 82 mi.)

FAQ about Koh Rong Sanloem Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Koh Rong Sanloem. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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Onederz Koh Rong Sanloem is the best rated hostel for partying in Koh Rong Sanloem.
It offers: Bar.

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Your Packing List for Koh Rong Sanloem

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Koh Rong Sanloem and Cambodia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Koh Rong Sanloem