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3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 10000, Cambodia
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Ranked #11 of 207 hotels in Phnom Penh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Blenheim, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, with tuk tuk waiting outside , all the drivers knew location of the hotel, a nice quiet place to escape the bustle of city, great place to take a family, clean and comfortable, staff friendly and helpful and speak good English, they are happy to help you plan your day and give you tips of. Hat to do... More

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Xiangkhouang Province, Laos
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We really looked forward to stay here and relax for a couple of days given the cook pictures we saw. Unfortunately the the weather and noise prevented this. The location of the hotel is right in the middle of the center which is perfect but it also includes some noise what prevents to lie at the pool quietly. The pictures... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location: easy to move around and tuk tuk available in front of hotel most of the time. Rooms: are chic and clean. We stayed on the second floor with pool view. the only thing I don't really like is the toilet because the design but this is personal. The pool and the cabanas are irresistible :) and staffs are... More

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Srebrna Gora, Poland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, comfortable spacious rooms. Very well-run. The pool and cabanas are a great place to lounge during the heat of the day. Breakfasts are very good. The Asian food at the restaurant is a bit on the safe side but there's lots of great restaurants in the area.

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Kiama, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms facilities and a staff member is why I probably wouldn't stay here again. The room doesn't come with a phone, and we were on the top floor, so if you want to contact reception you have to walk down 4 flights of stairs. And there was no blankets on the bed, no idea why. We were also waiting... More

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

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your review. We are glad to read that you enjoyed the pool area and had a relaxing time while sipping a drink. Your booking came through Expedia/Hotels.com and as you can see on their website, all hotel/room amenities are clearly mentioned. With regard to the waiting time for the transfer to the bus station, please... More

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been to Phnom Penh a number of times, this is the first time at 252 and so glad we found it. The rooms were great - staff extremely helpful and the pool and restaurant were an oasis. The hotel and surrounds are kept very clean, all the staff were very helpful and friendly. Great service. The food at the... More

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

Dear Jamie, Thank you for your nice review here on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear that you fully enjoyed your stay with us. We have passed your compliments to our employees who are awaiting you next time you are back in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane More

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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only had one night in Phnom Penh on this occasion, so it is hard for me to comment on the location of this hotel - but I think fairly central. Plenty of convenience stores nearby. The pool and outdoor bar / restaurant are lovely, and it certainly feels like an oasis in a busy city. You would never guess... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us even you had the issue with the locks. Even though we check the rooms on a regular basis, we are always more than happy to have the feedback of our guests should something not work properly. With regard to the air conditioning, it... More

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

The 252 was a bit of a treat for us in Cambodia whilst on honeymoon. Whilst more expensive than regular hotels in the city, we chose the 252 for its pool and large, comfortable and stylish rooms. We didn't regret it, this is a great place to stay. When you're in the courtyard you don't feel like you're in the... More

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

Dear Honeymooner, Thank you for having taken the time to share your experience while staying with us. We are happy to read that you did not regret to have chosen to stay at the 252 and that you fully enjoyed your time with us. We hope to have you back next time you are in Cambodia. Best regards, Stéphane More

Paris, France
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at the 252 for 3 months and can definitely recommend it to future travellers. First of all, the location is ideal, right at the intersection of Phnom Penh's 2 main streets and just a short tuktuk ride away from all the important sites. Amenities are great, with a gorgeous pool surrounded by cosy couches and coffee tables where... More

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

Dear guest, Thank you for your great review here on TripAdvisor. We are all happy to read that you fully enjoyed your stay here at the 252. It was a pleasure for us to have you with us and all of us are looking forward to have back soon. Best regards, Stéphane More

Maleny, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice small hotel. They have a lovely pool and outdoor lounge area and the restaurant serves nice meals, if with a somewhat limited menu. The rooms are comfortable. When I stayed there a few longer term expats were frequenting the public areas. A nice oasis from the surrounding teeming city. One drawback, it is not located near... More

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

Dear Steve, Thank you for your review. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay here at the 252 and we are looking forward to welcome you next time you visit 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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — the 252 3.5*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
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#8 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh #10 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh #13 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh
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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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