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3.0 of 5 Boutique Hotel   |   #155, corner of Streets 51 and 222, Phnom Penh 0000, Cambodia
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Ranked #17 of 209 hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Circa 51 has everything you could want in a hotel! It's got a kind of retro feel to the place which I loved. The room I was in (8) for two people was the perfect size. It came with a safe, television, tea and coffee facilities and air con. I would stay here again. The pool is beautiful, and the... More

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

Circa 51 was a great experience - it looked small from the outside but had nice rooms. We stayed here 2 times, for 1 day each (both on the way to and from Siam Reap). The first room was the one above the reception - a wonderful huge room with a comfortable twin bed. The second room was a lot... More

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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed in the circa 51 for three nights on a bed and breakfast basis. We were put into the biggest hotel bedroom I have ever been in with the biggest bed!! The room was clean and the air conditioning worked quietly and well. The en-suite was clean and well stocked, there was ample space to store clothes and luggage... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed at Circa 51 for 3 nights and had a wonderful experience. It is great value for the price. The pool is 1st rate, clean, big with plenty of shade from the blistering sun! Our rooms were comfortable with good air conditioners, safes and decent bathrooms. There was not too much natural light in either of the rooms we... More

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Manila, Philippines
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We stayed in Circa 51 for 2 nights before we headed to Siem Reap and I am glad that I stayed in the right place. The pool was lovely. The service was excellent and the happy hour for beer is worth it!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

The absolute best thing about Circa is its pool, which is always cool and delightful and such a blessing after a hot day sightseeing in Phnom Penh. It's very well used and it was lovely to see families enjoying it so much, including our hosts. On top of the pool, the staff at Circa are delightful - extremely helpful and... More

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Exmouth, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Just spent a couple of days at this friendy and well run hotel. The hosts were very accommodating and the staff spoke good english and were very helpful. So appreciated the relaxed family friendly atmosphere and the ambience of the place. Thank you very much.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My cousin and I had a very brief 2 night stay here while we visited the genocide museums. The building is a restored 1950's villa and has been restored to retain the feel of the 50's. The hotel arranged a tuk tuk pick up from the airport, not free but saved a lot of hassle. Our room was on the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

This hotel and it's owners are so amazing, that I was torn about leaving a review!!!! I'd like to keep it a secret, so I can always book a room. The hotel itself is really lovely. There are only 10 rooms, so you feel very special from the minute you arrive. My room #9 was MASSIVE and had a beautiful... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

The drawcard of the hotel is the beautiful cool salt water pool and relaxed environment that the owners have created - its a chilled haven ! Circa 51 is perfectly located within walking and bike access to all good tourist and shopping spots. The rooms are excellent, large and tastefully decorated and the hotel chef does some great local dishes... More

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Address: #155, corner of Streets 51 and 222, Phnom Penh 0000, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Circa 51 3*
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