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the 252

3.5 of 5 Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Diego, California
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We returned to the 252 after staying there two years ago. Great hotel, staff and atmosphere in an area of Phnom Penh that is slowly up and coming. We enjoyed the hospitality again, the rooms are nice size with a large bathroom and shower. We are going back for one more night in early January before we had back to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stay there 3 nights I really enjoy my stay is this place. The room are very well decorated and spacious. A really good choice for a deluxe at 65$ per night including breakfast Amazing and pool and mojitos Well located in a few minutes with a tuktuk from the main places in phnom penh I will for sure return... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 1 night as a family. The staff was helpful on getting us checked it and situated in the city. They are very helpful with where to go, what to pay, who to trust, etc. Nice pool, really good food and nice patio area to hang out on. The rooms are very clean and comfortable as well.

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Hue, Vietnam
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a revelation. Behind the understated gate in a very average Phnom Penh street lies this gem. Very funky modern rooms with generous beds and cool bathrooms. Fabulous pool and very friendly staff. Could,nt fault but try to get a room with balcony as ground floor rooms abit dark.

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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
25 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed staying here. We arrived after a long day and were greeted at reception with a lovely cold drink and a beautiful smile. We found the service to be very good. Rooms comfortable and the pool area with cabanas was great. It was so nice sitting by the pool enjoying a cocktail or two, you get a bowl... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is just so lovely. I agree with the other reviewers about it being a pleasure to walk out of the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh and walk in to an oasis. The staff, the rooms, the food all fantastic. But....in our experience, the outside (street) was horrifying. We travelled with a 3 y.o and there was a... More 

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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just far enough away from the madness of Phnom Penh but still within walking distance or cheap transport to where you want to go. Nice breakfast and pool area - love the colour scheme. Free wifi and free breakfast (from 7am) if you book on their website. Staff and owners are very helpful and happy to assist where possible. I... More 

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Chonburi, Thailand
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169 reviews 169 reviews
29 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This is one of those places that you don't forget and eagerly look forward to going back to. From the rooms which are large, simple and clean to the excellent quiet location to the verdant pool area, you feel at home and comfortable. The staff here is one of the finest you will find anywhere at any star level hotel.;... More 

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

Dear John, Thank you for your review. It was a great pleasure to have you back with us here at the 252 and we are all looking forward to see you again next year. Best regards, Stéphane and the 252 team More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Excellent location and as the other reviews say an oasis. When you walk thru the front gate you leave the hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh behind and are greeted by a beautiful pool and garden with lots of cabanas and a nice bar. The staff and very kind and the restaurant was excellent and very reasonable. Would happily stay... More 

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

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

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Once you enter the gate you step into a calm relaxed and beautiful atmosphere. Great rooms, friendly people, fast Internet and very clean, up to western standards. If you're not overly comfortable with Asia and the associated hectic, go here. Really enjoyed it, will be back

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your nice 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 soon. Stéphane and the 252 team 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:
#8 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh
#9 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh
#10 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh

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