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the 252

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 9 September 2012

We stayed for three nights in August and loved this place. This was a best hotel we stayed during our two weeks in Cambodia. 24h pool is great when you come after a day in the city. Staff is very friendly, great thanks to Kai and Paul who work in pool bar, also recommend you to try fish filet there,...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed your time with us and have forwarded your compliments to Khai and Paul, as well as to the kitchen staff who prepared the delicious fish filet. We are already looking forward to have you back with us. Best regards, Stéphane

Paris, France
Reviewed 8 September 2012

i spent 3 nights in this hotel. it is located a little bit far away from the national museum and the bustling streets but it is just 10 mn away with a tuk-tuk. Nice pool with lounges and friendly staff. But just around some buildings are under construction and work starts at 7 am. So not very quiet in the...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel. Phnom Penh is a booming city and there are constructions all over. The buildings around our hotel are already quite advanced and we are not very often bothered by the construction noise. We are sorry to hear that you were disturbed by...

Launceston
Reviewed 3 September 2012

This hotel has beautiful rooms and is spacious and clean and modern. The pool area is gorgeous and you can be quite private sitting down there. A calm pleasant spot away from the noise of the city. The owner and his staff are very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was delicious.

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at the 252 and hope to have you back with us next time you are visiting Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane

Bruges, Belgium
Reviewed 1 September 2012

I like the work the decorator has done. It's a minimalistic modern style, but warm and attractive. The location is fine if you don't mind spending some time in a tuc-tuc. The staff is very friendly and helpful. A good place to stay if you like a swimming pool with very nice lounges and you don't mind to be at...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for having taken the time for share your experience at the 252. We are happy to hear that you like the work of our decorator and enjoyed the time around the pool. Also, we will share your good comments regarding our staff with them. They always give their best and it is nice to have feedback. Best regards,...

Reviewed 31 August 2012

Really good hotel worked well for us, clean nice rooms with heaps of space, amazing pool area which we made full use of, nice and central for getting around. We spent 2 nights here for my husband had business. My 2 young girls and I stayed in the hotel grounds most of the time just enjoying the weather and the...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review. We are happy to hear that you had a good time at the 252 and that your girls enjoyed the time in and around the pool. We hope to welcoming you back next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane

Povoa de Varzim, Portugal
Reviewed 29 August 2012

Booking the 252 was one the best thing to do. Great location, rooms are big and confertables. Staff always ready to help you. Fantastic food(best Loc Lac beef i tried in Cambodia). Recomend to all my friends. Thanks for your simpathy.

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review on TripAdvisor. We are very happy that you stayed with us and hope to have you back next time you come to Phnom Penh. Best regads, Stéphane

Reviewed 28 August 2012

We stayed here 2 nights while visiting the city. Friendly staff, nice rooms even with extra bed. There is a swimming pool outside and a restaurant. We had breakfast included, it was good nog great (a little sandwich, toast, some fruit and muesli or eggs). Value for its money and nice place.

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed staying at our hotel. Our breakfast is very appreciated by our customers and mostly they find it more than enough to start their day. We decided not to opt for a buffet as we serve breakfast at any time of the day (so that our customers can either sleep...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 23 August 2012

The rooms here are spacious and clean. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. The highlight is the pool area with its poolside cabanas...located at the city centre, and set prices for the tuktuks make traveling around a breeze and stress free.

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back next time you visit Cambodia. Best regards, Stéphane

Reviewed 22 August 2012

Chose this on aLonely planet recommendation and was very pleased with the room and service.The room was large and tastefully furnished with a good sized bathroom.The reception staff were helpful and attentive and contributed to the classy feel of the place.What made it overall was the excellent pool area including the pavilions and furnishings.The breakfast included made a good start...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you liked our rooms and the pool area. It is true that the pavilions around the pool are very welcomed by our guests, especially after a day of sightseeing. Thank you also for your compliments to our staff. We hope to see you again next time...

witley
Reviewed 21 August 2012

We stayed here for. 2 nights. It is one of the better city centre small hotels that we have stayed in. The rooms were a good size, clean, tidy and adequately furnished. The staff were helpful and courteous. The food was pretty good and good value. We experienced some problems with our shower due to intermittent water supply, and there...

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Thank you for having taken the time to write on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed, the problems with electricity cuts and water supply are coming from the providers and there is nothing we can do about. Fortunately it does not happen very often and just for a short time. The pavilions...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Phnom Penh and the 252, the boutique hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh, the Pearl of Asia – step in, lean back and relax. With 19 spacious and stylish rooms decorated by Tendance Khmère©, the swimming pool surrounded by a leafy tropical garden, the bar and restaurant, we aim to make your stay extraordinary and unforgettable. The 252 is conveniently located in a quiet area close to the striking Independence Monument and within walking distance to the popular Street 278 with its shops, restaurants and bars. The Quay Sisowath, the Royal Palace, the Central Market and the National Museum are within 5 minutes drive by tuk tuk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about the 252

Address: Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: €49 - €75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — the 252 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
The 252 Hotel Phnom Penh
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh
#7 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh
#13 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh
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“There is no lift/elevator so if you're not fit for stairs, ask for a ground or first floor room where possible.”
psidlayi, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“room with balcony on higher floor with pool view are pleasant”
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“You might want to get a room with Pool view.”
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“Room 10 requires walking up two flights of stairs, but the privacy and spaciousness of the room made it very worthwhile.”
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“Floors have great balconies with chairs and a table. Anything higher than ground gives you a great view”
Skyflier2222, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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