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Velkommen Backpackers

17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed for a night in a standard double room. Room was surprisingly spacious, clean and rather quiet. The bed was abit stiff for me but it was ok for one night. Location was good, short walking distance to the Riverfront. The staff also helps to arrange a friendly tuktuk driver who took us to these two places (Killing Field and... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We shared a 2 bed double room and it was pleasent stay. A warm welcome at the bar/reception where we had a few on our arrival. Location is right near the local food market and surrounded by bars and restaurants. Easy to get to the killing fields etc. $12 to the killing fields, genocide museum and back for all four... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I shared a twin double room with my brother and his fiancé. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw our room- CLEAN, spacious, had air con and fan, powerful and HOT SHOWER, COMFORTABLE beds, QUIET room, and staff were very FRIENDLY and accommodating! The breakfasts were very TASTY. The location was brilliant; close to bars, shops, restaurants,... More

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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Let me start by saying that I have never been one to stay at hostels. I prefer hotels or guesthouses for a bit more convenience. That being said, I really enjoyed and appreciated my stay at Velkommen Backpackers. It was cheap and I found it plenty comfortable for my stay in PP. The people who work there were very friendly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

I got my own room, very cheap. It was comfortable and clean, no window but it didn't matter. Also a fan in room for cooling. Toilets were clean too. All staff really friendly and very helpful. Food and bar also on site. Great location, close to where busses drop you off and also right on riverside for walking.

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Makati, Philippines
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013 via mobile

Our room was nice, clean and comfy. Staff speak good english. Wifi is only at the lobby. The hotel's $2 breakfast is a bit sad. Noodles sold by old lady outside is really good. Its difficult to buy since she does not speak english. We asked the hotel staff for help and we paid $1. For lunch and dinner take... More

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We've stayed in a fair few hostels now throughout our travels and have been very happy with the quality we've been getting. This was unfortunately the worst one we stayed in, despite us reading such good reviews. The room was tiny and was although quoted as a twin room we got a bunk bed. There were no plug sockets at... More

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Hue, Vietnam
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Stayed here for a extended period in August/Sept 2013. All rooms are comfortable and very affordable. One of the cheapest in PP. All staff are friendly, especially the Ginger guy, I forget his name, something like 'a mok'? Best things about the place are the atmosphere in the bar area. The beer board and the central location. Very close to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013 via mobile

I stayed for three nights as oppose to the original one I had planned . I had a great time and would definetly return staff were brill . When I return next year I will definetly be returning . And hope to see some familiar faces :)

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

I first arrived here in early may 2013 stayed for 4 nights, had an absolute blast! Great bar and staff are awesome! Came back to PP a week later and stayed again for around a week.. Then a third, fourth, fith time I stayed here and it never gets old, I've stayed in every room as a single and with... More

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Address: 17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 62 Specialty lodging in Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Brand new Genuine Backpackers in the heart of the Riverside. Just across the street in the same great location as the popular Velkommen Guesthouse. A clean, comfortable, and safe environment. with the same friendly and personal service. With Private rooms and a large number of both fan only and AC dorm beds. With mostly brand new modern bathrooms. At unbeatable prices. Brand new Beds and linen. New clean towels provided for free. All dorms have personal lockers for extra security. large stylish bar and kick back area. Great for meeting other like-minded travelers, with regular events and live music. Our friendly and helpful staff can offer travel advice and help arrange day trips and onward travel. Centrally Located just 50m from the main river front area (Save money on tuk tuk rides to the river front). We are within walking distance to many of Phnom Penh's main attractions: e.g. Royal palace/ silver pagoda, Wat Phnom, Central & night Market. In the same street as Khandal market, the area has a truly Asian feel, with local Cambodians going about their daily life. From Sisowath quay (river front) turn down St 144 towards Khandal market. We are located on the right hand side. ... more   less 
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