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Downtown Siem Reap Hostel

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Nice place to chill by a pool during the day. During the weekend they have good parties at the bar, other days is more calm. The beds are fine and the rooms are clean. The hostel is well localized near the night market and the pub street.

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Leamington spa
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

A few issues- one plug with a 5 socket extension cord is not enough for a 14 bed dorm room. The beds themselves were incredibly squeaky and worn out, mine was also missing any kind of ladder to the top bunk. A creaky door also means that whenever anyone enters or leaves a room it wakes up the entire room....

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Calistoga, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

They offer a free beer for a good review which is why they have some good reviews. I found this place okay at the beginning but by my second night another owner came in and he was rude and careless, yes they have a pool which they never clean they just keep on adding chlorine which an employee confirmed, i...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an amazing hostel , it provides you with everything you need, from tours to every night parties in town getting you the best deals and free shots around town! They have an amazing adorable puppy and the owner (Karim) is great help with anything you need and knows everything about the town. The rest of the staff are...

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Thank Gillian C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel in the centre of Siem Reap. Clean rooms, friendly staff and chilled bar area. Everyone is made to feel welcome and I couldn't have hoped for anywhere better to stay. The bar is always busy and it's the perfect base for solo backpackers to explore from.

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Thank LincolnshireAmy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place! Cool people, the most chilled out bar in town, and it even comes with a semi-indoor beach. And they've even got soft beds and hot showers! What else could you wish for? Good vibes all around, simply had an amazing time!

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Thank Tom v
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Super friendly staff, clean rooms with good aircon and a clean bathroom. Bar specials are awesome and so are the people at the bar, definitely recommend this hostel to any travelers out there as a great place to relax chill out at the pool!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel makes sure the whole hostel becomes one big family. If your a solotraveler, you should go to this place. If you like to meet people you should go to this place and if you like to party you should go to this place. I stayed a week and I miss it already. I could stay there longer. Miss...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the sweet spot! Arrived at this hostel and instantly felt the love that you need as a solo traveler. The bar and pool area is perfectly set up to complement one another and with sand to give your toes that sandy massage we all love and know. The staff are 10/10 - there for your questions, drinks and...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live near this hostel and visit every day, the food and drink are rices very reasonable, lots of games, tours and fun almost every day and the staff are good fun, lively and friendly. As a bar owner here, it's a great compliment for me to say this is the best hostel I've witnessed here and will continue to...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Clean rooms, secure property, reliable and trustworthy service- that is our guarantee. Downtown Siem Reap Hostel is a hostel with high standards, but with Backpacker and Flashpacker prices. Staffed by a mix of Western and Khmer staff, our success is driven by and primarily due only to the sheer dedication of the Khmer staff employed here. They speak excellent English, serve with a smile, and are here to make your stay as comfortable as possible. British owned and managed, and established in February 2011, Downtown Siem Reap Hostel has become one of the most popular hostels in Siem Reap, and now with a newly built swimming pool, bamboo gardens, and extra rooms, we are able to accommodate and serve 70 guests per night. Our kitchen is open from 7.00am serving a mixture of food from a cheap Backpacker Menu with all eats under $2.50, through Thai and Khmer food and Western favourites - something for all budgets. Our breakfasts have always been a big hit, with set-breakfasts including tea/coffee and juice from $2.50. Our accommodation includes 6 and 8 bed AC dorms, 4 person AC dorms with ensuite bathrooms, fan and AC ensuite twin and ensuite double rooms and a recently completed dorm boasting 2 ensuite bathrooms and floor to ceiling privacy glass walls. Please be aware that there will be a 10% Vat on your final bill. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Siem Reap Hostel

Address: #0396 Wat Damnak, Siem Reap, Cambodia (Formerly WatsUp)
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: €9 - €21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“private....... always :)”
 of 5 bubbles Q2945GWstevep, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Dorms have good air con !”
 of 5 bubbles sarahr746, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All private rooms were good.”
 of 5 bubbles hockchicnz, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Both dormrooms and private rooms are great places to stay.”
 of 5 bubbles Fichman, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“mixed 4 bed dorm was fine, bring padlocks etc though as the door wasn't very secure”
 of 5 bubbles 924nateb, 3 Feb 2016 | Read review
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