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11 Happy Backpackers

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

3years ago this hostel was the best place in town, it saddens me to see the place in this state, the owners has completely given up on this place. Poor service, dirty rooms, bugs and rat infested. Half as big as it used to be. Everything is broken. And the staff are miserable, underpaid and exploited. The kitchen is a...

Thank Lander C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for one night. Ended up eating here as well. It is definitely a party hostel and if you want an early nights sleep look else where but if you want to party and meet new people this place is perfect. Plus the food isn't bad and the prices are reasonable all round.

Thank Bryan C
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a room for one night, it was an A/C room, they do let us check-in early like 6 AM, however, the staff was not really friendly especially after our great experience in Garden Village (Siem Reap). Their bar/restaurant at the top floor was always empty & overpriced compare to even fancy bars nearby. The most annoying part is...

Thank lifeisacanvas
Yangon, Myanmar
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great, the rooms are what you'd expect from a hostel but the surprise is the awesome rooftop bar/lounge with pool tables and electronic darts, plenty of seating, a bar and open sides so even though people are smoking, you don't really notice it. I had no problems getting to sleep, even though the music from the rooftop...

Thank Tammi_Willis
Ulm, Germany
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Cons: Staff unfriendly and harsh, room horribly smelly and hot (even with fan), mattress totally old and bad, in the 3. floor to loud u can't sleep Pro: cool rooftop bar Go to the bar but don't sleep there!

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I slept in a room with 18 people - and one bathroom! Two of my friends even had to sleep on mattresses on the floor because they didn't have enough beds. The hostel couldn't manage to do my laundry within 24 hours, the rooms were dirty and the service was not good at all.

Thank Sasibarb
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights and then a week later another 1 night. The rooftop bar was good fun - cheap beer and food. It was easy to arrange a tuk tuk driver as the hotel provides this facility! Our first stay the room was average (private room & bathroom) but unfortunately our second visit the room was the floor...

Thank suziend
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

After just having arrived in Cambodia I couldn't have thought of a better place to begin my journey. Friendly staff who are always willing to help, a wicked rooftop bar, hammocks, and a view! Situated close to all the markets and with TukTuks available 24/7, I'm happy to say that 11 happy backpackers definitely made me 1 happy customer.

Thank JeffandPolly
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Firstly great staff, very very helpful with talking about the next leg of my trip to organising tuk tuks and recommending restaurants. Secondly the location is excellent few minutes to the Riverside and a few more to the royal palace. The room was very basic and tired, bed decent, cold water shower, air-conditioning and fan worked fine. The very loud...

Thank Paul T
Suffolk, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

We came to the bar twice, once as a couple and once with another couple. The first time was nice - cheap beer, cool atmosphere and free pool to play. Music was also OK. Second time we came back we ordered food. Two of us got our food quickly but we were waiting ages for the other two and the...

Thank Shalliday92

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
11 Happy Backpackers, With over 40 rooms and 75+ dorm beds and an amazing rooftop bar/restaurant we strive to be Cambodia's #1 Hostel. We aim for our guests to enjoy their stay to the fullest. We offer: - Super priced private rooms, dorms and big group stays - An amazing rooftop with 2 pool tables, 2 dart machines, beerpong table, great music, fresh air, safe environment, serve food and drink all day and night, friendly staff and the place to party. - Last year we opened our Movie House corporation with The Flicks 2, located on our ground floor we are playing blockbusters, docu's, Cambodian history and backpacking classic movies in our AIRCONDITIONED awesomeness MOVIE ROOM, RATED #1 ON TRIPADVISOR AT THINGS TO DO IN PHNOM PENH. - Visa, Tickets, Tours service, you name it, we have it! sharply price and our visa prices beat the embassy prices! -dorms with AC starting from 5$ a night, -private rooms w/bathroom starting from 8$ a night - a social envirement for you to meet fellow travellers and have a great stay! - most central location you can find! 5 minute walk from Riverside and 10 minute walk to Central Market, Royal Palace & National Museum. - big spacious dorms for tour-groups. more than 40 rooms and 75 dorm beds. Amazing rooftop bar with FREE pooltables, TV, Hammocks, drinking games, Awesome music, SAFE $ FRIENDLY and many more! We arrange visas and bus tickets with GUARENTEED LOWEST PRICE! Once you stay you wont want to leave. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 11 Happy Backpackers

Address: 136 #87-89, St., Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: €9 - €10 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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“Always take an A/C room which is a better bargain. Try rooms at the lower floor as they don't have a lift”
shamsudahmed, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!!”
emmawT1207GV, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorm room (D?) on the first floor was relatively quiet. Anything higher up than that would be louder.”
342corys, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“dorms are located across a bridge to the next building.”
BDBourbon, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“First floor would be quieter than levels above”
SarahJYN, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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