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Sala Bai Hotel

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed - and ate one lunch - at Sala Bai during our two days in Siem Reap and were delighted with our choice. The room was simple (shower hose only) but very clean, cool and comfortable, with trainee staff making up beds to perfection! With on-site school and training, the whole set-up exudes a wonderful, optimistic atmosphere full of...

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 5 February 2014

On a first trip to Siem Reap, we picked out Sala Bai from tripadviser. All kudos given by earlier reviewers was confirmed by our experience. Fantastic choice! The young hospitality industry students here are absolutely charming, and while they are learning-by-doing as part of their course, they do a great job (staffing front reception,cooking, serving, cleaning etc|) and are well-supported...

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Reviewed 4 January 2014

We had two meals at the school's restaurant in November when we were there for a charity event. Claude, the director, gave us a warm welcome, and the staff and students were charming & helpful. Plus the food was delicious. The place was packed both times we were there, so reservations are perhaps to be recommended.

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Doha
Reviewed 25 December 2013

We stayed in the twin bed room - maybe should have splashed for the suite - ours was small, bathroom tiny and no decorations BUT spotlessly clean. AC and fan were great. I think those of us past our backpacker prime would appreciate the value and cleanliness of it :). The staff is lovely and the fact it is a...

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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 November 2013

I had a really pleasant stay in the Hotel School! The students are very enthusiastic and do their utmost to help you around. The room was very clean with white crisp bedlinen. Wifi was available and had a strong signal in the room.

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Sala B, Manager at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

On the behalf of the Sala Baï students, thank you very much for this comment. They are very happy to have such positive feedback on their quality of service. They are only at the beginning on their one-year training but so motivated to learn as quick as possible. We will be very glad to welcome you again at Sala Baï...

Abu Dhabi
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We decided to stop at a new restaurant for lunch, Sala Bai. The restaurant had opened two days before we visited it and you never would have known that this restaurant is used to train young Cambodians. We met Claude, the director, who explained how an NGO offers scholarships to 100 poor Cambodians so they can come to Siem Reap...

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Sala B, Manager at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much Leslie for your comment! Considering that we are at the very beginning of our training year, the students have still a long way to learn but your comment is very encouraging, and we have no doubt that this new intake will be a very good one! Come back whenever you want, it will be always a...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 August 2013

I stayed at the Sala Bai in March this year. What is my single BIG REGRET? It is that I'm returning to Siem Reap in September and that's during the time the Sala Bai is closed to the public while they start a new student intake. I will be forced to stay somewhere OTHER than this wonderful place. Very disappointed!...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2013

Enjoyed 5 nights in the suite. Quiet and secure location, short walk to main streets. housekeeping immaculate including a turndown service as well. Great cause and great students. You get to enjoy the daily operation of the school, my favourite was coming down for breakfast and then watching the students with flag and national anthem followed by a short demonstration...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2013

I stayed at Sala Bai for 9 perfect days. I visited two rooms and both were sparklingly clean. On my first day, I got my laundry done for the very same day. Check-in was warm and efficient; one of the students helped me to bring my bags to my room. The hotel itself is very quiet because it's not directly...

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FRANCE
Reviewed 18 July 2013

Sala Bai has been one of my best experiences in Cambodia. Students and staff were very smily and helpful and the suite was a nice place to rest for my daughter and I. I spent nearly 10 days there in 2 stays and was never disappointed. As said by other travellers, don't miss it. It helps poor family to increase...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sala Baï School was created by the French NGO Agir Pour le Cambodge. This Hotel & Restaurant School opened its doors in 2002 and trains each year - totally free of charge - more than 100 young Cambodians from underprivileged families.This year again, 108 new students have got the chance to practice in real conditions every week days at the Restaurant and 7 days a week at the Hotel.They are highly motivated, dynamic and eager of learning.Come to meet them and support as a guest our program! The training hotel has six guest rooms availaible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sala Bai Hotel

Address: Wat Svay - Tonle Sap Road | Close to Wat Svay Primary School, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: $44 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Hotel Style:
#58 Romantic Hotel in Siem Reap
#96 Spa Hotel in Siem Reap
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“The Sala Bai Suite - exceptional value”
MagnusBvi, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“The suite is huge and probably the best value. All rooms are on the second floor with steep stairways.”
TraceyD545, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“This is not a 5 - star resort. Dont go with such an expectation - its a community support hotel, so its for those with a big heart and a small ego.”
Tahermk, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
“ask for the suite”
SOLKAFrance, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
“look for another hotel!”
benjiob, 14 Jan 2013 | Read review
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