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Velkommen Backpackers

2.0 of 5 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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The owner was more than happy to take care of us, great attitude, great vibe, and great company. I'd stay here again anytime I return to Phnom Penh. Our room was big and comfortable, with our own balcony. With a price that was more than reasonable for our group.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The caring Aussie owner took great care of us and pridefully runs his business in the low budget end of accommodation here in Phnom penh. Any lacking luxuries are made up for with good company. Friendly guests and lovely staff and most importantly a chill area to drink (safe) $1 beer and listen to some music.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked this place. Calm hostel but not too calm. There's a great atmosphere, the personnel and owners are really helpful and the rooms are cheap. Will definitely stay here if I visit Phnom Penh again!

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights after having a horrific start in Phnom Penh at the local riverside hotel opposite the vekommen, (because of construction work we weren't informed about when making our booking) the super friendly manager hammish handed us a flyer so we decided to check this place out, we were pleasently surprised at the size and cleanliness... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the Velkommen Backpackers for one night initially as I was travelling to the south of Cambodia. I decided to stay another two nights on my way back. The place is very 'velcomming' indeed. A series of Bansky and other interesting pictures decorte the walls as you enter, a little laptop sits on the bar allowing you to... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here three nights and was moderately happy about it. Pros: - Fair-priced option if you want to stay near the river front - Negotiable room rates (able to get nicest room for $22 a night rather than $30) - Helpful staff (but this relates to one of the cons) - Walkable to plenty of dining options and shares the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights - thought I had booked the (much nicer looking) guesthouse opposite. Double private room had very poor security and you took a gamble on the cleanliness of the shared bathroom (dreadful when we arrived, better next day). Saying that - the air conditioning worked a treat and the staff were very helpful and friendly. Breakfast... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Stayed for three nights, the rooms were big, clean - clean bathroom - all for a reasonable price. Friendly staff and owner, always have a smile on their face and willing to help with any questions. The owner also lets you play tunes in the bar (via You Tube), what more could you want from a guesthouse!

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Brackley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Arrived here at about 11pm with 2 friends who had a reservation; we were able to change their reservation so we could be in one room together. The staff are really friendly and more than happy to help you out with everything you need as a back packer. In the entrance area there's place to relax and have a drink... More

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Massarosa, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

i stayed here twice in 2 different rooms none of which was good. the place is just very noisy at all times. in room r6 (1st floor) the door doesn't close and i was advised by staff to bang it. i wasn't the only one so from time to time you hear banging doors (at night too). there is an... More

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Address: 17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Velkommen Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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