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Backpacker Pad

Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri | Village 5, Labanseak, Banlung, Ratanakiri, Banlung, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
michael e Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 1 week ago

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
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Kampot Province, Cambodia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Aarhus, Denmark
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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

Reno, Nevada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I stated at the Backpacker Pad for three days in March, 2014 and paid $4 per night for a double room with bathroom. The room was spartan, but for $4 it was a bargain. The good was inexpensive and very good. The manager's son in law gave me two days of touring on his motor scooter and I had a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are very basic and not too clean but it is the standard you would expect for the price you pay. Very nice owner, well organised trips. We went trekking for two days and a night and had a very experienced, knowledgeable guide. The food is delicious too, some of the best dishes we have had in Cambodia. You... More

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Oldenzaal, Overijssel, Netherlands
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed in this hostel for 2 nights to visit the crater lake and three of the waterfalls near Banlung. The hostel is actually one big shed in which several private rooms have been created as well as a dorm room with 4 beds next to each other (no bunks!). The private room was decent. Besides some spider webs in a... More

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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25 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

The room was pretty decent at the asking price of $2/nt, but the staff were terrible. I had heard that the owner was really nice, but he was nowhere to be seen the entire time I was in Banlung. The food at this place is really bad, so I would highly suggest heading into the city to Gecko's or A'dam.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

On first appearances this place is good. Rooms are clean, has a social area at the front. Near to the lake and reasonably near to town centre, however streets are very poorly lit making is difficult to go out at night and restaurant is more expensive than local options. Do not rent bikes from them. Bikes are in very poor... More

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