Hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem, Cambodia

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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

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?

A hostel in Koh Rong Sanloem costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Koh Rong Sanloem with private rooms costs on average $34.
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The Yellow Moon M23 is the best rated hostel for partying in Koh Rong Sanloem.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Koh Rong Sanloem

Your Packing List for Koh Rong Sanloem

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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.
10 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$34 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Koh Rong Sanloem
Sleeping Trees is the cheapest
10 Party hostels in Koh Rong Sanloem
The Yellow Moon M23 is the best rated
Most Koh Rong Sanloem hostels are located in
Sihanouk Ville
7.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Koh Rong (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Sihanoukville (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Koh Ta Kiev (32 Km / 20 mi.)
Phu Quoc Island (88 Km / 55 mi.)
Kampot (97 Km / 60 mi.)
Kep (112 Km / 70 mi.)
Ha Tien (132 Km / 82 mi.)

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