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Velkommen Backpackers

17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value rooms here! We are a family of 4 and the owner upgraded us to a huge room with 2 double beds. Rooms are quiet with a decent sized bathroom. Clean with lots of storage for clothes and bags. Nice balcony to look out onto the street. We were upgraded at no extra cost after booking 3 nights online... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this backpackers was very good considering it is right around the corner from the Mekong and we were visiting during River fest, but was a long ride from the airport. The room itself was spacious, the fan was strong and the bathroom was clean. Balcony door was a huge hassle to work and the hot water heater... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked our first nights in Cambodia at Velkommen backpackers and had a good stay. The owner is Australian and completely insane, just absolutely hilarious. He and his Cambodian staff is taking the piss all the time, crazy funny. I got fever and he helped as much as he could, gave me medicin and let me eat in bed, etc. Pretty... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I liked the big spacious room. Clean and very good bathrooms compared to the rest of Cambodia! Good wifi Some heavy stairs to get to the dormitory room. Location is very good. Close to the market and very close to the riverside compared to other hostels. Good management. A friendly Aussie runs the show. I do recommend this place to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights. Had a double bed bedroom with shared bathroom. Room was clean but smelled a little like mold. The bed was fine and the sheets were clean too. Shared bathroom could have been cleaner.The hostel is located close to the riverside which has a lot of nice restaurants. Owner was super friendly and helped us with... More 

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Ireland
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I stayed here twice while traveling through Cambodia. It is very clean and the rooms are spacious with comfortable beds. I always found a power outlet easily accessible. The staff are super friendly and accommodating. On both occasions they helped me with my onward travel and gave me advice on visiting Angkor Watt in Some Reap. The atmosphere in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

I have been going through Phenom Penh three times while i was traveling Cambodia and i have only stayed here. 5$ for very high quality dorm and Haimish the owner is REALLY warm and friendly that you will be sad to leave. I felt like home there, and so i really recommend a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We stayed at Velkommen Backpackers for three nights. The hostel is located right by the riverside and a short walk to the Central Market, Wat Phnom, The Royal Palace, and Silver Pagoda. There's a market a block away with a really good spot for meals on Street 13, prices are in Riel but two can eat for $3-6USD. We were... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stayed here for 4 nights in January. The rooms are clean and safe and the air con and fans are all of good quality. Owners of the hostel are really friendly and helpful. They offer maps and information about what's near the hostel. Food served is very good and moderately priced. Rooms in the back have no windows so... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 nights and it was a great base for exploring Phnom Penh with its central location near the river. Our room was massive and really comfortable. The downstairs bar area was a great place to sit and relax. The food there was also really delicious with massive portions. Hamish and the guys behind the bar are... More 

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