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The Local - Riverside

8 Street 144 Riverside, Phnom Penh 023, Cambodia
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Ranked #37 of 258 Phnom Penh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Enschede, The Netherlands
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed 4 nights in this guesthouse and we had a really good time there. Beside the fact that the cheapest room has no window it's a nice one with good beds, airco and a good shower. The riverside with nice restaurants and bars is around the corner. The Blue Pumpkin has good breakfast as the guesthouse does't serve this.... More

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here for the rest of our trip for 3 days. It was a nice place to stay and relax. The room is quite small but clean and nice. The staffs were friendly to guide how to find good local restaurants. Good location, Just 10 minutes walk from Night Market, the Royal Palace, national Museum…We bought some special gifts... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great value in Phnom Penh. It's what you would expect from a room at this price. A/C works fine. Shower works fine. Located in the heart of all the tourist activities. The owner is super friendly. If you're expecting more, then pay more somewhere else. If you're looking to spend a few nights close to nightlife, river, tourist areas and... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

The location was perfect (around the corner of the Royal Palace and the National Museum). The owner was a very, very friendly guy. It was very clean and really nicely furnished. It was the best shower and sleep I had in weeks. I don't think you'll find another place on a location like this in Phnom Phen which is so... More

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Enschede, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

We stayed here one night during a transfer in Phnom Penh. The owner is really nice and has great suggestions for activities and he also helps you with arranging tuktuk's, tickets etc. The location is fine. The street it's located in is filled with bars and hostels, but it's close to the main street and the river, which is very... More

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Brisbane, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed only 3 nights and booked a room with no window, nice and clean, so quiet to sleep as we really were looking for. Nice shower, really cooling air con... This place seems to have nice guests all the time as we talked with regular customers in the bar. Mica, the owner helped us a lot, thank you for... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Hi Average bar style type place run by a pleasant Finnish guy. Most customers sat on terrace.Bar itself quiet.Area nothing special.Far more exciting and morw interesting bars on the waterfront. Some of the rooms were out of action and we couldn't look at others as they were occupied.

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London, United Kingdom
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65 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

We had one night here and then moved onto a different area in PP. It's hard to explain, but this place is a little strange. It's situated above a bar and there are 4 rooms. We stayed in the room with balcony for around $25. The room was nice enough but it wasn't very homey, it felt a little cold.... More

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Bangkok
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8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

I stayed here with my partner and was expecting to love the guesthouse having read previous reviews. Sadly, this guesthouse did not live up to expectations. The rooms are nice enough although there is no window in the basic rooms which gives it an odd, dingy feel. Also the bathroom is not really in a separate room - rather there... More

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

If I had to come back to this city, I wouldn't stay here. The room was OK - it had a small fridge and ac - but didn't have any windows. And the guesthouse just didn't seem very welcoming, or busy. The bar downstairs is a bit sleazy, but maybe that's the norm for phnom penh, especially near the river.... More

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Address: 8 Street 144 Riverside, Phnom Penh 023, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The Local 2 Hotel Phnom Penh

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The Local Riverside Guesthouse/bar/restaurant is conveniently located a stone's throw from Phnom Penh's popular riverside area (bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, markets, nightlife, parks) and is within walking distance to most major attractions in Phnom Penh- 10 minutes walk to The Royal Palace, National Museum, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, Central Market and more... Only a 5 minute walk to the Night Market. Restaurant serves excellent Western and Khmer food and the bar serves coffee, tea, fabulous cocktails, draft beer, wine and all soft drinks and juices. The second level has three recently renovated (2011) guesthouse rooms complete with flat screen TVs, bathtubs, in room electronic safe, mini fridge, king sized or twin beds- fast wifi and room service is available. All rooms available to rent per night or on a short-term basis. Downstairs is also a lounge area with two 42" flat-TV's and 2m wide screen connected to cable TV and internet + music performance space with guitar and anyone is welcome to grab an instrument and have a go. ... more   less 
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