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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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Ranked #13 of 230 Hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Ocean Grove, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The 252 is really a hidden gem. We'd been in Cambodia for four weeks and this was our last 2 days. I'ts a shame we didn't have longer to stay there but at least we did find it. The hotel is located in a fairly quiet back street (I notice another reviewer complained that was in a slummy lane, it's... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the 252 Hotel for two nights during our visit in Phnom Penh. The first impression was wonderfull, friendly staff & great pool area (perfect to relax after a long day in Phnom Penh). Unfortunetley we did get the room at the ground floor. We had a window with the view on a wall where some people walked... More 

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

Dear Frederik, Thank you for your review. Even though you had booked through a travel agency 3 months ago, we already had all of our other standard rooms booked for a group needing rooms with the possibility to do extra beds (which are the upper floor rooms). We informed your travel agent that the room is located on the ground... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I stayed here over Christmas, and it was perfect! The pool is refreshing and relaxing, the rooms are stunning and absolutely lovely. The food is delicious, and the staff are incredible. Beautiful hotel, beautiful spot and close to a main boulevard.

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Budapest, Hungary
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our first trip in Cambodia and it was a long journey. Welcome drink near the gorgeous pool and great ambiance. Our room was poolside 2nd level, very clean and high quality bed. We enjoyed the private places with colored cushions near the pool the following days. Efficient and smiling staff, what else? It was a very positive stay.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We again stayed at the 252, and were not disappointed. Stephane and Nicole and their staff made us very welcome. We had asked for 1st floor rooms for ourselves and for our daughter and her husband. Apparently a group were coming but Nicole managed to get us a 1st room floor for my husband and myself for which we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a Tuk Tuk ride in this crazy traffic of Phnom Penh I opened the gate of The-252 and entered an oasis: calm shady garden, wonderful pool, the friendliest staff, elegant setting. At the reception was Nicole from Switzerland who can help you in German, French and English (at least) to get your room, local phone card, transport, info -... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was given a room on the ground floor and it was literally next to the concierge. Room 1. It is terrible location for a room and bad etiquette. When I asked if there was another room on a higher floor, the answer was "We are fully booked. It is your fault for booking late." I am definitely not going... More 

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

Dear Ser Yee, Please let me comment on your review. You booked a standard room through Agoda.com. As we don’t receive the guest’s email address of any bookings coming through this OTA, we always inform them on where the room is located. This happened also with your booking. We are sorry if the message was not passed to you. With... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What good luck to ask Nicole, who was on the street, where 252 was....she is co-proprietor! We were handed a refreshing lime juice as Nicole checked us in. Throughout our visit she gave us lots of helpful information and arranged for transport to our next destination. When she was not present, the lovely front desk staff took great care of... More 

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Stayed 3 nights at the 252 and enjoyed the pool more than very thing in the 'spare time' we had from sightseeing. The location is just over the road from the lovely BKK area so easy to walk there in the evening to use bars and restaurants (of which there are some really good ones near by!) the very local... More 

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

Dear Bettina, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you with us and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here in Phnom Penh. You are right, the BKK area is great, offering all you need - shops, restaurants and bars. At the end of the street where the hotel is located there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I really liked this hotel! It made you feel like you were in a tropical oasis inside the city. The hotel rooms are beautiful and I love the way they've made the furniture out of cast concrete, it gives the rooms a very modern, contemporary feel. The pool area is really nice and the staff is very friendly and helpful.... More 

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

Dear Aggemam, Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you fully enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to have you back here at the 252 next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane More 

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Address: Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — the 252 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
The 252 Hotel Phnom Penh
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh
#8 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh
#15 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh

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