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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
53 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There were positives and negatives about this hotel, which we found expensive compared to others that we had stayed at, with the same or better facilities, in Cambodia. This is our second time to the country and its capital Location: The hotel is fairly well placed to see most of the sights; we walked to some and took a tuk-tuk... More

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

Dear Stephen, Thank you for your review. It is true that our hotel is well located to see most of the sights in Phnom Penh. There are some homeless at the corner of the street due to the fact that there is a rich Khmer person living close by the hotel offering them money from time to time, but they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We 2 adults and 2 children of 14 and 16 years old loved this hotel. A quiet oase in a busy city. Our rooms were very good. Large and clean. The staff was very helpfull and friendly. The swimmingpool was relaxing. Really the place to stay in Phnom Penh. We come back for sure!

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

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This wasn't our top choice (which was taken), and my wife had her reservations based on previous reviews that the hotel is better suited for organized tour groups. But the overall rating was strong so we decided to go with it. Our stay was split in two (Phnom Penh-Siam Reap-Phnom Penh). When we arrived very early on the first day,... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is nothing quite like the security of knowing where you are going when you first arrive in a new city. For my wife Vanessa and I.. its the 252. Sliding the big door open on your arrival, your suitcases are snatched out of your hands and delivered to your room. There are hugs and laughter, smiles all around. My... More

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

Dear James, Thank you for your nice review on TripAdvisor. We are all looking forward to see you and Vanessa soon again. Best regards, Stéphane More

Lille, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came back 15 months later for a quick business trip and what a surprise to see the same faces with a smile and a warm welcome back! The room on the second floor was as great as my first stay with a superb and comfortable bed. The Mojito is still my favorite at the pool bar. I've been impressed... More

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Dear Alain, Thank you for your kind review on TripAdvisor. It was a great pleasure to have you back here at the 252 and hope to see you again with your family next time. Best regards, Stéphane More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've previously stayed many times with friends and family at this hotel for over a year...so I enjoy seeing the team and the welcomes are lovely..it's a great location and setting as everyone has said. But I don't think I will be returning. I wanted to change a booking...leave 1 night early...and considering the many times I have stayed, I... More

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

Dear Sonja, Please let me comment on your review. You initially booked for three nights with check-in on 27th of June. On the 26th of June you emailed us asking to amend your booking as your friend’s flight was cancelled and therefore would not arrive before the 28th. Considering that you have stayed with us before, we did amend your... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Phnom Penh is a noisy city, this hotel was for us a oasis. We were there like in a small quiet paradise, the street is really quiet and close to a nice area with a lot of restaurant and bar, the wat langka area The staff was really nice and helpfull, the room nice decorated with all what you need... More

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

Dear Walter, Thank you for your nice review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you fully enjoyed your stay here at the 252. We hope to welcome you back next time you pass Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights. The rooms are spacious, clean and quiet. The receptionist was great and organised a car to take us to the Killing Fields and Jail at very short notice. It is in a good location with just short Tuk Tuk rides to other places of interest. The washing service is reasonably priced and the washing... More

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

Dear Elaine, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy to read that you enjoyed your stay here at the 252 and we hope to welcome you back next time you visit Cambodia. Best regards, Stéphane More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is our second stay here at the 252 and we were very more than happy to be welcomed by Somaly and Bunneath at the bar/restaurant and Sophea and Davy at the front desk who all remembered us from our last visit. It is like coming home! What a warm welcome in a foreign country… We fully enjoyed our stay... More

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

Dear Nadine, Thank you for the kind review on TripAdvisor. It was a pleasure to have you with us again and we are looking forward to another mojito next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane More

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

The 252 is an excellent choice for someone who wants to escape after a long day touring the city. The rooms are clean, spacious and have good aircon. It's a bit removed from the riverfront, but is a couple of dollar tuk tuk ride to anywhere you want to go. All in all, we were happy with our time spent... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to welcome you back next time you are in Cambodia. 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
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — the 252 3.5*
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Welcome to Phnom Penh and the 252, the boutique hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh, the Pearl of Asia – step in, lean back and relax. With 19 spacious and stylish rooms decorated by Tendance Khmère©, the swimming pool surrounded by a leafy tropical garden, the bar and restaurant, we aim to make your stay extraordinary and unforgettable. The 252 is conveniently located in a quiet area close to the striking Independence Monument and within walking distance to the popular Street 278 with its shops, restaurants and bars. The Quay Sisowath, the Royal Palace, the Central Market and the National Museum are within 5 minutes drive by tuk tuk. ... more   less 
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