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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The private rooms that face the road are a lot brighter and nicer (with sliding doors and a balcony) than the rooms on the other side of the building which are much darker - but cooler as they get less sun. Worth knowing and maybe asking for a road facing room. The air con doesn't work at all so may...

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We had to stay over as our hostel could not extend our stay and we needed a place to crash before our night bus left at 2am. 1. When I made the enquirer I was quoted a different price per person to when I checked in. 2. There is mould in the bathroom, the aircon was not working and the...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I was arriving here for a few stay overnights till Christmas ends. The welcome is excellent and this place has a huge choice of rooms, for a not expensive price. I'm a budget traveler myself and have to choose the cheaper way of sleeping. Rooms are cheap to stay a long time, with fan 4 usd and with airco 6...

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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

Good location and nice rooms for what you're paying. Also the people were very friendly and helpful. A lot nicer than we were expecting for a cheap hostel. Decent comfortable beds and good aircon. The stairs were a bit of a killer with the backpacks and upset with didn't ask for a balcony but over all happy with our stay.

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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

We arrived here without a booking and were relieved to find somewhere to put down our heads. The location of the hostel is good and the rooms are big, however ours really needed a paint job. I felt that it wasn't very clean either. There were stains on my towel and pillow. Staff were helpful but the lobby is dark...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 July 2015

we stayed here for two nights the rooms were basic but very reasonably priced. the air con and wifi were perfect. the shower caused some problem but it was ok. the staff were very helpful and friendly to all our needs and helped us with so much!

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Stayed here for 1 night following long bus trip Sihanoukville. Had single room as this was all that was available. Wifi was good, room was fine, nice and cool. Location was close to market and many tuktuks close by to get ride around town and to Ankor Wat. The staff were friendly and advised me on activities and where to...

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Vilnius, Lithuania
Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

Advantages: the hostel is located in really good location, near from the Phsa Cha market area; wifi worked perfectly; provided a good price per nighr for me as for solo traveler; disadvantages: they are not so good on offering the guide tours services, promoting the services of their own tuk tuk driver and they are more expensive; stuff could be...

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London
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

After a long bus ride I got to my hostel only to be told they didn't have my booking and didn't have my room. Another guy turned up and was told the same thing. We left together to find somewhere but had such difficulty because it was Chinese New year. Eventually we turned up here and they had one room...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2015 via mobile

Very basic room but cheap. We had just done an extremely long bus from Bangkok to siem reap and had not any accommodation booked. 4 of us asked a tuc tuc driver to take us to a decent hostel near the main town.. Dropped us off here and we were pleasantly surprised at the price and what we actually got.....

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  • Free Parking
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Angkor Backpacker Hostel is a welcoming, intimate guesthouse for the active traveler looking to visit Siem Reap, Angkor. Typically, our guests enjoy spending their days to visit the ancient temples such as: Angkor Wat, Bayon..., Waterfall at Kolen Mountain, bird watching at Prek Tal, or justexploring the sighseeing or countryside by bike or rental car. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Backpacker Hostel

Address: # 318 Wat Domnak Village Salakomroek Commune, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: $15 - $27 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Backpacker Hostel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Dormrooms are ok”
 of 5 bubbles ponie, 18 Dec 2015 | Read review
“ask for a balcony room, same price, also not too far up as the stairs are a killer.... but on the plus side a good workout!”
 of 5 bubbles jayesemm, 1 Feb 2014 | Read review
“Ask to view the rooms before you book, they have a variety at different prices, I would stay here again. We faced the front and it wasn't too noisy, think all rooms would be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles Aliensorcerer, 4 Sep 2013 | Read review
“dirt cheap, go for the doorm, if you have some extra money the rooms good value for money!”
 of 5 bubbles Bekkelure, 18 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Try and bring your own towel and spray up against mosquitoes.”
 of 5 bubbles ktelontour, 18 Nov 2012 | Read review
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