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the 252

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Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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Ranked #16 of 232 Hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Kincumber
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was clean, quiet and a great place to stay. We were lucky enough to do one of the cooking classes in their amazing kitchen (held at another location). It was great. A little far from the main centre but only a tuk tuk away!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Didn't stay here but came to use the pool with permission. We either had to eat here for lunch or pay $5 each so we had lunch and drinks which were all tasty. Staff very friendly and even though they had works going on in the reception area it was still lovely to escape the heat and dust of the... More 

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Redding, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed at the 252 three separate times and it is one of our favorite hotels. Nicole, the owner is SO helpful and available. The shower is the best in the world, yummy food, beautiful clean rooms and so much more! It feels like you are going on an escape when the front gate slides open. The ladies also... More 

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Dundee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on 23rd march. When arrived early at the hotel so our room wasn't ready but we were able to chill out by the pool as the receptionist said the maid was cleaning it as a priority, we only waited about 10 minutes which was perfect and really handy. We hadn't expected this as it was 11 am... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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46 reviews 46 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having stayed on a number of ocasions this hotel was always my first choice in phnom pehn but probably not anymore though . I arrived to the chaos and the noise of the restaurant roof being ripped off and the ambience of a building site rather than a top rated functioning hotel . I was assured that things would look... More 

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Cranbrook, Canada
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here with a huge group of people and Nicole the owner was fantastic! All the staff is very friendly and the food is incredible! Some of our rooms had aircon troubles but the staff fixed it within minutes!

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Meopham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent three nights at this hotel . My tour operator had booked me a room with a balcony- however when I checked in , I was given the infamous ground floor room . I complained and they moved me to a first floor room with the caveat , that I would need to change rooms again after the... More 

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to see that you enjoyed the time here at the 252. As mentioned to you during your stay with us, your tour operator had been informed that we had booked the ground floor room for you. We are sorry if this information has not been passed to you.... More 

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67 reviews 67 reviews
36 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here two nights. It's a nice place, centrally located, nice pool with cool sitting areas, nice included breakfast, French press coffee, free films to watch, very clean, stylish, good staff. We paid $55/night. You can certainly find cheaper places to stay in Phnom Penh, but this place is nice for a mid-range place. The street out front is... More 

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear family, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed the time with us and we would be glad to welcome you back next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane and the 252 team More 

Winnipeg, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stephan and Nicole are perfectly suited to be hoteliers. their hotel built around pool and courtyard is walking distance to the riverfront,palace and many other attractions.our room was clean and spacious and had a balcony overlooking the pool. the breakfast was hearty and free. and the pool and bar area was welcome after a hot day of site seeing. it... More 

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear Deborah, Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. It was a great pleasure to have you with us and we are glad that we could help you with advice on what to see and what to do here in Phnom Penh. We are looking forward to have you back next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards,... More 

Vilnius, Lithuania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Relaying on other references it was our trip first country entry hotel and unfortunately worst purchase. Well, stuff was very very nice and obliging, breakfast good, water-pool refreshing, room clean. But NOT for 85 usd/night without pool view. You have so overpriced enough small "Standard triple room" with window to close sticked another building wall, dark and miaowing cats. Asked... More 

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear Orestas and family, Thank you for your compliments regarding our staff, our restaurant and pool. With regard to our room rates, the standard double room is at $55, the deluxe double room at $65, and the extra beds at $15. When you booked with us, you requested one room for your family of four. We therefore booked the triple... More 

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