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Llandudno, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant stay here. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The breakfast was freshly cooked and plentiful. I would think usually it is a quiet hotel down a side street but unfortunately there was a building site next door which started work at 630am using a pile driver so not very restful in the mornings. The...

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1Thank Pauline D
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Great location and gorgeous design. The hotel is a refurbished French Colonial Villa with a swimming pool and lounge area in the back. My friends had their wedding hosted at this venue. The hotel helped set up and decorate the whole hotel for the wedding. The outside lawn had a dinner buffet area as well as the dance floor and...

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1Thank Ekaterina C
Nha Trang, Vietnam
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Bad points first: Wifi is very poor. Drainage for the bath in our room really does need some maintenance. Good points: The Building is lovely, it has a great feel. Our room was not too small and was appointed very nicely and the bed was comfortable. The staff were super friendly and were very pleased to spend time assisting as...

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2Thank Cycleforlifefatty
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Been to Cambodia many times and have stayed in a few hotels. This time I was with a group so they wanted a slightly cheaper hotel and one which offered privacy. This hotel gave pretty good rooms and excellent value for money. Staff were very friendly (as is the norm with Cambodians) and certainly made us feel welcome. Would recommend...

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1Thank andrew w
Chiang Mai
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I had read about GH hotel in a travel magazine and was keen to explore for myself. Its location on Mao Tse Tung Bvd is convenient for access to BKK1 attractions, but I found it a little lacking in detail. The moody lighting in Room 1 / Spa was dramatic but not much use and I stumbled over the small...

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1Thank Hallomega
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Unfortunately we stayed only 1 night, but it was great. This hotel has an old world elegance with its antiques, wonderful interior and quirky decorations. previously the governor' residence, the building has a style and grace that modern hotels can only dream of. A very functional hotel, with a bar in the lobby, restaurant by the pool and restaurant in...

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2Thank michael n
glebe sydney
Reviewed 15 June 2016

unlike past reviews we had a lovely stay at the Governor's house. was clean everything worked and the antiques and art made you feel you were in a private home. We ate the evening meal at the Iguazu restrauant and could not fault it. Have been to Sth America many times so know what a cerviche is supposed to taste...

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1Thank westwoodGlebeSydney
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

The good news first: we got a very good deal. $40 is way less than the usually charge. But the hotel came down im the last 2 years a lot. My room had a broken aircon. I told them 2 times - 2 times a mechanic came... It was still broken when i checked out. During my last night, the...

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Reviewed 15 March 2016

Warm welcome, friendly staff, nice villa but not really clean and well maintained. Very goof food in the restaurant ( for Belgians ). We as Belgians expected to have a chat with the Belgian owner but that was not the case. In the morning we lost more then 30 minutes because breakfast was served too late. There was a lack...

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3Thank Vera J
Seattle, Washington, USA
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This place looks nice at first glance around but for someplace so young in age, it shows a lack of proper maintenance. Add to that an arrogant, rude owner who has zero customer service skills. I so wanted to like this hotel. The staff are nice and do try but that isn't enough to compensate for the plumbing fixtures which...

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The Governor's House boutique hotel in Phnom Penh - the most luxurious and exclusive place in Phnom Penh.The Governor’s House is an exclusive boutique hotel with 12 rooms in an elegant colonial-style mansion located in the heart of BoeungKeng Kang I (BKK I), an area which is known as the best residential area in downtown Phnom Penh, located just a 10 minute drive from the Riverfront. The hotel is only a short drive to the Independence Monument, the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda and the National Museum.The hotel was once home to a senator of Phnom Penh and is an old style architectural beauty; tastefully furnished with all original colonial antiques. The hotel shows the exquisite taste in the interior design as directed by the owner, an award winning and internationally recognised interior designer. This boutique hotel offers a perfect balance of colonial style elements combined with modern amenities. With three stories in a Victorian style building, the hotel is inspired by the Asian architectural treasures of ‘The Strand Hotel’ of Yangon, ‘The Raffles Grand d’Angkor Cambodia" of Phnom Penh and the ‘Oriental Hotel’ of Bangkok while still maintaining its originality. The owner recognises the needs of the 21st century business traveller and offers free wi-fi, daily newspapers and an excellent 24 hour concierge.The Governor's House offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant offering breakfast (a la carte menu), lunch and dinner with both outdoor and indoor seating, and balcony space to relax and enjoy the views. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Governors House Boutique Hotel Phnom Penh

Address: Villa 3, Mao Tse Tung Blvd | Sangkat Boeung Keng Kong I, Khan Chamkarmorn, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: €75 - €152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Governors House Boutique Hotel Phnom Penh 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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#16 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh
#17 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh
#24 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh
#32 Luxury Hotel in Phnom Penh
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“The hotel doesn't have an elevator, so don't take the top floor rooms if you aren't comfortable with stairs.”
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