All Hostels in Phnom Penh

Welcome to your detailed guide for Phnom Penh hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Phnom Penh, Cambodge. Compare prices for Phnom Penh hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Phnom Penh 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 Phnom Penh, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Phnom Penh


(The Happy House Zone is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Phnom Penh


(Sla Boutique Hostel is the best rated)

Most Phnom Penh hostels are located in

Khan Daun Penh

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Hostels in Phnom Penh 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 Phnom Penh for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Phnom Penh? 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 Phnom Penh alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Phnom Penh. 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 Phnom Penh (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Phnom Penh here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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FAQ about Phnom Penh Hostels

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

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Sla Boutique Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Phnom Penh.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Phnom Penh - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Phnom Penh

Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Phnom Penh and Cambodge.

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 Phnom Penh