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Haridwar, India
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed at this hostel on my recent trip to Battambang, was traveling alone and actually stayed in a hotel for two days which was really boring, so shifted to this hostel for a day only. Met a really cool couple Thomas and Sophie and another guy willum the very first day. The place is run by a couple of... More 

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Thank Kilam R
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Only stayed here for 2 nights in a fan dorm. Was in doubt to give 2 or 3 points. The beds were great and the staff was very friendly. There are not enough fans for everyone and they dont turn so i had no fan at all. The room was really really hot, which made it impossible to sleep well.... More 

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Thank Lotte N
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very sociable place, realy nice Khmer and international staff, good food for decent price, good location nearby city centre, big beds, cheap beers and good tuktuk offers... what else do you need? Enjoyed my stay here!

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Thank RvdGr
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3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Don't stay here. I wish we didn't. My partner and I. Between thee bugs in our room and on our plate there was nothing really enjoyable. The place is filthy. No air con in the rooms and the wifi was really bad. I ordered a soup that I had ordered plenty of times before and loved. It was not the... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Such a lovely and chilled place. We had our first good sleep after all the stress in Siem Reap. The food here is DELICIOUS and the prices compare to those in the area. The outdoors area is so chilled and cozy and the whole place has such a nice, relaxed yet professional vibe. They really know what they are doing!... More 

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Heerlen
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Nice hostel with a great lounge garden and bar where you can easily meet people! The rooms are clean, but a bit small. Bathrooms do there job, nothing special. The hostel also serves food, which is very good! A good mix of western and local!

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Thank Lynnvd
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I settled in Battambang for a few days with the Dragon people to make sure that my stay was as comfortable as possible. The friend I was travelling with recommended them. The staff are friendly, English speaking and efficient. If you order something or want to locate something in the general area, they will be quick in their service. The... More 

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Thank Max W
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Here be dragons is a lovely little hostel with a great atmosphere. Very cheap- extremely good value for money! The rooms are nice and clean and a good size. Good location and most importantly a really nice communal area. Great bar and lovely outdoor seating, nice chilled out sociable atmosphere and delicious food!

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Thank Beth_Douglas
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights in the dorm rooms which were very hot but for $3 can't complain! Lovely staff and nice bar area, which serves food western and Khmer. They have yoga, movie nights and Wednesday night pub quiz. Good locations, great hostel!!

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Thank Charliedixon1317
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I moved to Here Be Dragons from the hotel I was staying at and ended up staying almost a full week. Great location by the river, lovely staff, excellent drivers and guides linked to the hostel, fun activities organised most nights. All this for $3 a night is pretty hard to argue with. I slept in the fan dorm and... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Battambang's backpacker hangout, on the banks of the Sangker River. Swap stories with other travellers at our late-night bar over a cheap cocktail or an ice-cold beer. Or, if you just want to relax after the bustle of Bangkok or Siem Reap, kick back in a hammock in our beautiful garden. We serve Khmer and some Western food, and a great Full English breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Here Be Dragons

Address: Near Wat Sangker, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Battambang Province > Battambang
Price Range: €9 - €12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“try and get the AC dorm. Exercise caution when playing Jenga, as it may result in you adopting a kitten.”
 of 5 bubbles 445jaya, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Air-con is worth it, but watch out for the remote, as sometimes people crank it unnecessarily.”
 of 5 bubbles brightbackpack, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“you don't need AC it was pretty cold at night”
 of 5 bubbles 896gabrielag, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room c, big comfy beds!”
 of 5 bubbles curryandsoup91, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a double, ask for the balcony room! Completely jealous of the people who got to stay in it!”
 of 5 bubbles 393nikkis, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
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