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Pescara, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been visiting the beautiful capital of Cambodia many times in the last few years, and I always stay in this awesome guesthouse. The place is clean , bedrooms are very comfortable and they have a bar with a wide selection of drinks. What it makes this place really special are the two smashing hosts , Hamish and Richard,...

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puerto princesa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I checked in here last night, owned by a foreigner. The room I had was a basic single with share bathroom but it was clean. There is a bar and some simple food is offered, onward tickets and tours can be arranged, and it is located 50 m from the riverside and most attractions are within walking distance. Staff are...

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Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed there for two nights and I'm glad I didn't book longer. The shared bathroom on my floor had little if any ventilation so had an awful mildew smell to it. There were ants that frequented the toilet bowl. The staff tho we're very friendly and they booked a tour and transport to Sihanoukville for me. The single room...

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a night as a couple, really good value room for $10 in an excellent location. The room was nice and clean, perfect for a quick stopover. One of the main staff (Bo) is a really nice genuine guy who made us feel welcome and remembered our names for the two days we were there which we...

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Oahu, Hawaii
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Rooms are a bit gloomy as most have no window. Narrow shophouse building. I first had single room with own bathroom but found the smell from old drains in bathroom too strong so asked for another room. Got transferred to a bigger room on ground floor with shared bathroom which worked much better. Plus those stairs are steep and narrow...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The owners are great guys and the staff are really friendly and helpful. Accommodation is clean and safe. Perfect for budget minded travellers. The beer is cold just the way Aussies like it. Highly recommended. Crackers

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Perth
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Me and my husband stayed here in October, the rooms were better than we expected, could not fault the cleanliness and the cleaners were efficient and friendly, the rest of the staff were very accommodating and helpful, it has a bar with cheap drinks plus the bonus of a football game and a dart board, the owners Richard and Hamish...

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Reviewed 22 October 2016

I stayed in the 12-bed mixed dorm. It's a bit of a climb to get to the dorm but other than that, the dorm was clean and comfortable. Had a bit of an issue with the water pressure of the shower one night, but that was an isolated incident that was sorted out the next day. Good food at decent...

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Richard the owner and his staff are what makes the difference on making this a great place to stay they are welcoming and knowledgable about thigs to do and see in Cambodia. Their fast and friendly service is a rare commodity here in Cambodia where good service is hard to find because the staff in the service industry areusually paid...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Good - very friendly and helpful staff, decent priced beer, good atmosphere, shower decent and powerful, location is pretty much perfect Bad - kinda bad smell in bedroom, could be noisy if in downstairs rooms, leaky pipe under sink in bathroom a bit dirty, 1 big cockroach in bedroom although the place looked spotless so must've been only cockroach in...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Brand new Genuine Backpackers in the heart of the Riverside. Just across the street in the same great location as the popular Velkommen Guesthouse. A clean, comfortable, and safe environment. with the same friendly and personal service. With Private rooms and a large number of both fan only and AC dorm beds. With mostly brand new modern bathrooms. At unbeatable prices. Brand new Beds and linen. New clean towels provided for free. All dorms have personal lockers for extra security. large stylish bar and kick back area. Great for meeting other like-minded travelers, with regular events and live music. Our friendly and helpful staff can offer travel advice and help arrange day trips and onward travel. Centrally Located just 50m from the main river front area (Save money on tuk tuk rides to the river front). We are within walking distance to many of Phnom Penh's main attractions: e.g. Royal palace/ silver pagoda, Wat Phnom, Central & night Market. In the same street as Khandal market, the area has a truly Asian feel, with local Cambodians going about their daily life. From Sisowath quay (river front) turn down St 144 towards Khandal market. We are located on the right hand side. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Velkommen Backpackers

Address: 17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: $13 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Velkommen Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Center, friendly, clean”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are for the backpacking crowd on the tight budget but I recommend the single rooms for a bit more.”
 of 5 bubbles Fringrish, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you can't or don't want to climb some sets of stairs, check on the ground floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MariZanini, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for room with balcony, check the wifi carefully”
 of 5 bubbles Trang_Ivy, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I had a private room with an ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles G8047UOstephanies, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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