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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 #15 of 206 hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Montserrat W.I.
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55 reviews 55 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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7 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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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
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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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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
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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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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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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Having worked in Phnom Phen for the last 7 months I found my stay at Circa 51 most relaxing. The hotel is ideally located near the centre of Phnom Phen and close to all amenities and nightlife. Although the hotel is very quiet and secluded and once inside the hotel complex you no longer feel like your in a bustling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I stayed here with my partner in October 2013 (sorry for the late review!) and we had a fantastic stay. Yvette and her family were so welcoming and accomodating and pointed us in the direction of some great restaurants ranging from high end degustation through to the best street snacks. The staff were super helpful when it came to booking... 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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#17 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh #17 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh #20 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh
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