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Backpacker Pad

Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri | Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri, Banlung, Cambodia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simple but decent accomodation, very tasty food & the best trekking I've ever done ! "Adventure to the south": a 5 day Tour across the forest, including fishing, hunting, collecting fruits and vegetables in the wild forest, sleeping in hammocks in the wild, at the house of the village chief and in a pagoda, eating delicious food cooked in fire,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here about a month ago and found the staff very sweet and they try very hard. For the price you really can't knock it. Great value, good people and delicious food... Though a lock on the bathroom door in the shared dorm and a shower that actually works would be great, that's my one complaint. Overall nice place,... More 

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BackpackerPad, Owner at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear Ellabelse, Thanks you for your great review. My family and I are happy to read such a smiling comment. Thanks again for your time and efforts for our hostel Backpacker Pad. We all make a commitment to provide more and more much and much better services for all accommodations, food and Sophat Tours especially jungle treks.I hope you will... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm not sure if the previous reviews are about the same place where we stayed for few nights. The manager was very friendly when offering us the place but that's where his friendliness ended. In the evening he had a private party with friends and family after which he was not in a state any more to be dealing with... More 

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BackpackerPad, Owner at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thanks you for your review. Your comment is very good for our services to be improve. We agreed with your idea. We hope to improve and do our best to provide comfortable and great services to all valued clients. Thanks for taking to write a helpful review. Have a safe trip on your home journey. A lot of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This hostel is a good hostel it may not be perfect but what do u expect for the price. People have said there are Mosquitos everywhere I did not have that problem at all. The food is good (especially the spring rolls soo good). The owner is really friendly I don't understand why people say he's not, he's one of... More 

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear William, On behalf of the general manager, I would like to say thank you very much for your great review. I and my staffs will keep giving great services to clients who are staying at the hostel and people whop come to take jungle trek tours at our hostel. Anyway, how is your journey so far ' I hope... More 

Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This hostel was cheap and cheerful. The rooms aren't great and the showers are pretty poor but they are warm and the beds are comfortable. There's a nice chill out area and the family that run the hostel are lovely. The food is also great! My main issue with it, was that it was largely exposed to the outside and... More 

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Tasha W, Thanks you for your helpful review. I am very sure I will improve the show in the bathrooms and arrange the mosquito nets even there are not so many of them. Thanks again for staying at our hostel and give us a great review about the place because It is very important for our customer services.... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Great value place. Has a real warm feeling to it. Mr sophat and his family and staff are ace, really friendly and helpful. Treks are really good value and easy to arrange.. rooms are basic but clean....definitely stay there again

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear michael, Thank you very much for good review for Backpacker Pad. We family are very happy to read all the review from the beginning to the end. We have a high commitment to provide the best services for all clients with confidence, enjoyment and smiles. I Sophat would like to send you all misses and wishes from Cambodia and... More 

St. Albans, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Cheap but wonderfully cheerful. Rooms are basic but clean with the most comfortable bed I've slept in for the past 2 months! (Dorm $2, twin no b.room $4, double incl b.room $5). The pad is run by a young couple who have excellent English and good knowledge of the area and activities. They and their staff (and very cute children!)... More 

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Hello, Thanks you again for the reviews. We still remember your smile and your great time at our hostel. We don't want you to leave us because we had a wonderful time in Banlung as the same family. How is your journey? where have been so far? I hope you are doing okay and having such a wonderful time with... More 

York, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Nice place with friendly staff when there about (which isn't very often) nice owner who is very helpful in organising our jungle trek which if you do go with coco very good guide. But the only problem was that for the entire time we was there almost a week there was never any chef so we had to go out... More 

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Dear Tom, I am sorry that it took me a long time to response to your helpful review. Thanks you for great review about the manger and jungle trek arrangements. I am sorry for the chef when you were with us. I should have given delicious food for your valuable comments. Now everything becomes more and more better in service... More 

Kampot Province, Cambodia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Looked for a cheap place to stay in Banlung and decided to stay at this place because was more or less close to the city center and cheap. We didn't have contact with any person of the stuff except a little cute girl who was probably 12. She showed us the room and after asking a few time got the... More 

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BackpackerPad, General Manager at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Hi, Thank you very much for your review. I think it is very important for our hostel for the future. That is very kind of you to tell me the story. I wish you good luck with your travel. Sophat More 

Aarhus, Denmark
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had a double room for 5 dollar a night, witch sounds cheap. But both the staff and the food was terrible. They had only ingredients to max. 30% of what was on the menu. The rooms were very dirty with spiderwebs and cockroaches and the staff appeared very unprofessional. You can easily find a much better place for only... More 

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BackpackerPad, Owner at Backpacker Pad, responded to this review

Hello, how are you? I am sorry for making you upset at our hostel. Thank you very much for your important feedback. I will remember and change the ways I manage the hostel and try to better the services. I look forward to hearing the good news from your travel. Your sincerely, Sophat More 

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Address: Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri | Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri, Banlung, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Ratanakiri Province > Banlung
Number of rooms: 7
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