Best Places for Backpackers in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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Top 50 hostels in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

1
Monsoon Bassac Hotel

97 /100

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Monsoon Bassac Hotel

ocated just 600 metres from Independence Monument, Monsoon Bassac Hotel offers accommodation in the Tonle Bassac district of Phnom Penh. Featuring a rooftop swimming pool, The hotel houses a bar and restaurant. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. It is 700 metres to Wat Botum Park, w...
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Top Hostel Phnom Penh

94 /100

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Top Hostel Phnom Penh

Offering clean, pleasant rooms with big size beds, hotel quality linens and free WiFi, TOP Hostel is located just less than 1 km from Phnom Penh International Airport (8 mins by tuk tuk). We are the ideal place for rest hub before your next early flight in the morning. Especially, if you want to avo...
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Envoy Hostel Phnom Penh

93 /100

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Envoy Hostel Phnom Penh

Nestled in the expat part of town, Envoy is set in an impressive spacious villa in a safe and secure neighbourhood, giving a new meaning to luxury hostels. Like yourself, we have a passion for travel and we attract like-minded travellers. Meet new friends in our spacious common room, relax in our hu...
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Onederz Phnom Penh

91 /100

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Onederz Phnom Penh

Onederz Phnom Penh is located in the middle of 'riverside' area, which is the most attractive place for tourist. [Room types] We have both dorm rooms and private rooms. We have 4 beds mixed dorm, 4 beds female dorms, 12 beds mixed dorm, 12 beds female dorms and private double room. [Faciliti...
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Hometown Suite Hotel

91 /100

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Hometown Suite Hotel

Hometown Suite Hotel is centrally located in Phnom Penh City, 150 metres from the National Museum. It features a restaurant and air-conditioned rooms with a cable TV. Free Wi-Fi and parking are provided. Hometown Suite Hotel is 250 metres from the Royal Palace and 1 km from the Central Market. Ph...
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The Big Easy Phnom Penh

91 /100

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The Big Easy Phnom Penh

The Big Easy is a brand new hostel in Phnom Penh brought to you by the team behind the hugely popular 'The Big Easy' in Sihanoukville. All of our dorms are A/C with large pod style, queen size beds with privacy curtains, lockers, individual plug sockets and reading lights. This is attached to a...
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7
Sla Boutique Hostel

90 /100

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Sla Boutique Hostel

Sla Boutique Hostel is a modern hostel nestled conveniently in the center of Phnom Penh city that offers travelers a place to unwind and meet people in a community environment that is clean, friendly, and affordable. Although our street is nice and quiet, it’s just one block away from a vibrant neig...
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Feliz Hostel Cafe & Bar

89 /100

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Feliz Hostel Cafe & Bar

Feliz Hostel Cafe & Bar is the perfect choice for you. You can find us in the peaceful yet convenient location right in heart of Phnom Penh City, the capital of Cambodia, just a 3 minutes by walk to independence monument, 7 minutes by walk to Royal Palace and silver Pagoda at riverside and a short s...
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Manor House

89 /100

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Manor House

Welcome to the Manor House Hostel. We are always described by our guests as an oasis in the heart of Phnom Penh and have an enviable location in the heart of the city and only minutes from all the cultural and entertainment venues on offer. All our dorm rooms have been recently completed with new...
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Bohemiaz Phnom Penh

89 /100

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Bohemiaz Phnom Penh

Sometimes traveling through Asia can be really exhausting, and we all need a little bit of tlc every now and then! We want you to come here to relax and enjoy yourself, to spend time rejuvenating and doing what it is you want to do to make yourself feel great inside and out. Bohemiaz Phnom Penh is...
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11
Home Chic Hotel

87 /100

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Home Chic Hotel

Home Chic Hotel offers accommodations in the Chamkar Mon district of Phnom Penh. It features an indoor swimming pool and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the pool bar. Free WiFi is available in all rooms. It is 450 m to Independence Monument and 1.4 km to Tuol...
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Billabong Hostel Phnom Penh

86 /100

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Billabong Hostel Phnom Penh

Centrally located. Free WIFI. Large saltwater swimming pool and garden. Hot showers. Fully air-conditioned rooms. Inner spring mattresses. Quality Linens. Only minutes from Central Market, Sorya Department Stores. 1km from the Riverfront. Featuring a restaurant and bar with cosy hangout areas...
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Relax Hotel

86 /100

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Relax Hotel

Relax Hotel is beautifully designed for comfort and attraction to serve the stay of guests around the world. It is certified as 3-star Hotel recognized by Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia. Relax Hotel is about 5 Km (approximately 20 minutes) from the airport. It is the best choice for both busine...
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Top Banana Guest House

86 /100

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Top Banana Guest House

A legend in it's own right, Top Banana Guesthouse on street 278 sits snugly in the heart of the city offering a safe and comfortable environment for our guests. Check out our great rates, tasty food and kicking bar at one of the longest established backpackers guesthouse bar and restaurant. Top B...
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Base Villa

86 /100

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Base Villa

Base Villa is located centrally to all that Phnom Penh has to offer. To our North is the Central Market, the East is the Royal palace and if you head South you will find S21 and The Killing Fields. If you Love the night life we are within walking distance to Street 51 and a very quick tuk-tuk ride...
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Mad Monkey Phnom Penh

85 /100

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Mad Monkey Phnom Penh

Welcome to Mad Monkey Phnom Penh, a socially responsible business located in the heart of the city. We are the place to make friends and memories during your travels in Southeast Asia. If you're looking for cultural experiences, we have a full range of local tours. We can also help you with trav...
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Lovely Jubbly Villa

85 /100

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Lovely Jubbly Villa

Lovely Jubbly Villa, a boutique hostel designed with the backpacker in mind, is the newest expansion of a Cambodian. We renovated a beautiful Cambodian style villa conveniently located in the city center, added a large swimming pool and look forward to welcoming you to a relaxing tropical garden atm...
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RS Boutique Hostel

84 /100

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RS Boutique Hostel

This is the first Hostel in Phnom Penh that have an elevator. Stay in the heart of Phnom Penh, you will never find a better place than RS III Location Hostel. It is not only just a hostel, but also a destination for all the tourist from around the world. RS III is in the great location in town wher...
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Pu Rock Hostel

83 /100

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Pu Rock Hostel

Welcome to Pu Rock hostel features free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house cafe or have a drink at the bar. Pu Rock hostel is only 2mn away from Toul Sleng S21 Museum and 10mn from Russian market. We arrange the tour in the city and out side for you guys, also you c...
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Grand Elevation Hotel

83 /100

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Grand Elevation Hotel

Grand Elevation Hotel is situated in Phnom Penh and features a shared lounge. Popular points of interest nearby include Aeon Mall and Diamond Island Convention and Exhibition Center. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, a business centre and free WiFi. All units in...
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Eighty8 Phnom Penh

83 /100

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Eighty8 Phnom Penh

Eighty8 Backpackers hostel is an oasis within the heart of a bustling Phnom Penh with a swimming pool for that much needed cooling dip. We are not only a fun social hostel, but also a great place to chill out, relax, meet fellow travelers or make new friends, and of course, we can party too. We l...
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Do Do Guest House

83 /100

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Do Do Guest House

The guest house is 30m from the riverside just north of the centre, near to Wat Phnom, and about 10 minutes walk to the main markets, including the landmark Central Market, and to the nightlife of lively 51 (Pasteur) Street. It is 30 minutes from the airport by taxi, tuk tuk or motorbike taxi. A...
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One Stop Hostel Phnom Penh

82 /100

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One Stop Hostel Phnom Penh

One stop hostel Phnom Penh is located in the middle of 'Riverside' area, which is the most attractive place for tourist. [Room type] -4 bed mixed dorm -8 bed mixed dorm -4 bed female dorm -Standard 8 bed female dorm We have total dorm bed is 50 dorm beds. [Our facilities] - Outdo...
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New York Hotel Phnom Penh

80 /100

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New York Hotel Phnom Penh

The New York Hotel is known as 4 star hotel that embraces contemporary design, stylish comfort and metropolitan luxury. The Hotel is perfectly located on Monivong Boulevard in the heart of Phnom Penh. The Hotel is ideally placed only a few minutes from the city’s Centre such as the Independence M...
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19 Happy House Backpacker

80 /100

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19 Happy House Backpacker

19 Happy House Backpacker hostel Phnom Penh is located in the middle of 'Riverside' area, which is the most attractive place for tourist. It is close to various attraction sites such as Royal Palace 10min walk, Traditional museum 10min walk, night market 4min walk, riverside area 3min walk. [Room t...
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The Happy House Zone

79 /100

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The Happy House Zone

Welcome to The Happy house ZONE we offer you guys a really cheap stay that come with $3/night and you have breakfast for only one $1, lunch for $2, you also easy to arrange visa, tour throw the hostel with safe and responsible. Thing to Note: We offer a really cheap but bus ticket to anywhere like...
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Riverside Backpackers

79 /100

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Riverside Backpackers

A Genuine Backpackers in the heart of the Riverside. Just across the street in the same great location as the popular Velkommen Guesthouse. The Backpackers has just undergone an extensive refurbishment. Same great location, same great service, same exceptional value, just better rooms. With a...
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Star Wood Inn

78 /100

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Star Wood Inn

Star Wood Boutique Inn...Welcome You! Visit wonderful Phnom Penh City stay at Star Wood Boutique Inn We guarantee you. Just spend a couple of minute you will be reached various interesting place where you wish such as Royal palace, National Museum, Monument Independent, Toul Sleng, Russian Ma...
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The Happy House

78 /100

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The Happy House

We have two locations which is only 2mn away from each other. Our mission is to provide the good value for costumers with cheap stay including cheap room and cheap food and drink. The Happy House is on the street 19 and #151, we are in the center and only 5min from the river side and 10min away fro...
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The Local Riverside

78 /100

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The Local Riverside

The Local River is perfectly located at the main tourist area of Phnom Penh, Riverside with its bars and restaurants. A mere five minute walk from The Local Riverside, and you will reach Riverside view, the Royal Palace, Silver pagoda, National Museum, Wat Phnom, Night Market and Central Market, Nig...
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Number 9 Hotel

77 /100

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Number 9 Hotel

Located in the touristic and lively area, just 3 minutes walking to Royal Palace and National Museum, Number 9 Hotel is the ideal place to stay to discover Phnom Penh and its surroundings. Number 9 Hotel is located in the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, approximately 25 minutes drive from Pochento...
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Ny Ka Smy Hotel

76 /100

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Ny Ka Smy Hotel

NY KA SMY Hotel is a new hotel that build in 2016, and we would like to say Welcome to all customers from all countries around the world. The first thing that we can do for our guest is 'keep cleanness in and out side of the hotel, and setting affordable price of the room' We has put new & moder...
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Lebou Boutique Hostel

76 /100

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Lebou Boutique Hostel

Lebou's Boutique Hostel was newly opened in December 2017. We welcome visitors from all around the world with our kind hearts while meeting and sharing their exciting stories with other guests. The staff is friendly and are always here to help you. Cambodia being a popular destination for its hi...
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Panorama Mekong Hostel

76 /100

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Panorama Mekong Hostel

Panorama Mekong Hostel is located in Daun Penh district just in the heart of Riverside street along with the view over the mekong river. It consists of 4 dormitories and our famous Panorama Mekong restaurant. All rooms has it owns privacy so everyone is comfortable and enjoying the stay. Priv...
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Tuk Tuk Hostel

71 /100

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Tuk Tuk Hostel

Tuk Tuk Hostel & Café features free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house cafe or have a drink at the bar. It provides guests with superb services . Beds are comfortable and Rooms are always kept clean. Air-conditioned dormitory rooms are equipped with power sockets...
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Zizzy Hotel

71 /100

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Zizzy Hotel

Zizzy Hostel is a city social hostel located in the heart of capital city phnom penh. We are more than just a hostel, we committed to provides a cozy and comfortable accommodation which we offered both shared room and private room. Each bed and room come with a 3 star quality bed linen. We also...
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Velkommen Guesthouse

70 /100

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Velkommen Guesthouse

A western run Guest House located in the heart of river side with trusted Cambodian staff who understand the needs of travelers. Our knowledgeable staff can help arrange day trips and onward travel. We are offering clean, safe and comfortable rooms at good value. Double, Twins & triple rooms and...
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White Residence Hotel and Serviced Apartment

69 /100

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White Residence Hotel and Serviced Apartment

Conveniently located in Phnom Penh, White Residence Hotel and Serviced Apartment offers modern and comfortable accommodation with free WiFi access in all guestrooms. It operates a 24-hour front desk and provides complimentary parking on site. Fitted with tiled flooring, air-conditioned rooms incl...
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Longlin House

68 /100

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Longlin House

Longlin House is just 3 blocks from the riverside, 2 blocks from the National Museum and Royal Palace. At nighttime, the popular 172 Street, 51 Street crossroads with clubs such as Pontoon and Heart Of Darkness is within a 5-minutes walking distance. Longlin House features AC and fan rooms for si...
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Me Mates Place

67 /100

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Me Mates Place

Nestled away on the charming, quiet Street 90 and situated close to Riverside, but far enough away from the constant doof-doof of the night club strips - Me Mate’s Place is just re-modern hostel that caters for both short-term, affordable stopovers, as well as for long term stays. Either way, it’s a...
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Royal Guest House

58 /100

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Royal Guest House

All rooms have its own private bathroom with hot and cold shower. Availability rooms included single, double, triple and family room. The guest house offered restaurant and cafe bar on the ground floor where customer could dine in and takeaway for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Free pool table for gue...
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TT Guesthouse

57 /100

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TT Guesthouse

A 5-minute walk to Royal Palace and Silver River Palace is TT Guesthouse. Offering simple yet comfortable rooms with free WiFi, it offers guests a restaurant and 24-hour front desk. TT Guesthouse is just a 120 meter-walk to Wat Botum Park, while it is 500 m to Royal Palace and Chaktomouk Conferen...
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Beaux Cyclo Hotel

46 /100

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Beaux Cyclo Hotel

We provide good service to the all guest. We have well designed rooms which are neat and cleaned. All facilities are available that are required to the guests. Staff are very cooperative. We have Bar and restaurant also. Good food and beverages available. All rooms have AC, fridge, TV, hot shower, W...
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Vacation Boutique Hotel

37 /100

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Vacation Boutique Hotel

Well-positioned in Khan Daun Penh, Vacation Boutique Hotel is an ideal point of departure for your excursion in Phnom Penh. From here guests can enjoy easy access to the places that the lovely city has to offer. With the city's main attractions such as Royal Palace and National Museum within close r...
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B52 Hostel

26 /100

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B52 Hostel

B52 Hostel is located in the buzzing area of the junction of Street 172 and Street 19 close to Riverside and the Royal Palace, with a wealth of bars, restaurants and shops within a short stroll. These include the fantastic NGO-run restaurant Friends, which serves tapas style dishes with Cambodian fl...
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Blue Dog Guesthouse

20 /100

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Blue Dog Guesthouse

Welcome to BLUE DOG Guesthouse! We are in a prime location in downtown Phnom Penh where the iconic Independence Monument is only 350 meters away and a five-minute walking distance. Other major attractions including the Royal Palace, National Museum and major city parks are within the area and at...
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Richly Boutique Hostel

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Richly Boutique Hostel

Well decorated and designed by local architect, Richly Boutique Hostel is the ultimate fusion of contemporary Cambodian design and classic proportions. Each of the 12 beautifully appointed guest rooms, suitable for both a short or a long-term stay, features superior amenities including a separate sh...
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Dynsey Boutique Hotel

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Dynsey Boutique Hotel

Dynsey Boutique Hotel is in the Daun Penh neighborhood in Phnom Penh, 300 meters from Sisowath Quay and 501 meters from Royal Palace Phnom Penh. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and features a flat-screen TV. Certain units have a sitting area where you can relax. You will find a coffee...
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Sundance Inn & Saloon

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Sundance Inn & Saloon

Cold aircon and fan in every room. Super comfortable large beds. Tastefully decorated rooms. Solar heated rain showers. Excellent western restaurant and lively bar. High quality imported slate pool table. Travel and Visa services. Fast Free wi-fi throughout building but also com...
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La Belle Residence

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La Belle Residence

La Belle Residence caters for short trips as well as extended stays. There are 20 spacious serviced apartments each with their own kitchen and living space, decorated in contemporary and minimalist style. Accommodation varies in size depending on the number of guests. Shared amenities include a...
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