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Velkommen Backpackers

17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at this hostel 1 night in July I a dorm. Major draw is the location (quite close to central market, a local market and 136th street) and the price (5 Dollar). Also lockers were provided and two bathrooms were ensuite in the dorm. As the dorm is on the top floor of the building, be prepared for some... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is quite clean, fans and air con in the dorm were working well, not all power outlets working. There is two showers with hot water (which wasn't exactly too good as you can't take cold showers and that's what you need after a day around PP). Location really good with loads of restaurants and close to night market

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Beijing, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a review for both Velkommen Guesthouse and Velkommen Backpackers, they are essentially the same complex located across the street from each other, sharing the same management and travel booking. I stayed one night in a single at the backpackers, a pretty dismal experience - room was dark and dirty enough that I was afraid to touch anything and... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Im not goin to lie so I will start saying that I only went to Phnom Penh because I needed to do the visa for vietnam. A frend told us about this backpacker so we went there, lucky me there where beds available, what I didnt know (until the guy told me follow me) was that the dorm was on... More

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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18 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

He stayed here after they had no rooms to extend our stay at Velkommen guesthouse so offered us a room here. Just like the guesthouse it was very clean, big and overall great value. The best bit is the staff are so friendly. They put on the premier league for me and we're great to chat too. The manager is... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We stupidly booked our room for the wrong night so when we arrived we were confused as to why we didnt have a room for that night. However the issue was solved and the manager kindly gave us a double room for only a few extra dollars. The rooms were really big and extremely clean. Hostel was in a great... More

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Cork, Ireland
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30 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We spent three nights in Velkommen Backpackers and had a really positive experience here. We stayed in a private double room which was clean, spacious, hot water shower and really, really cold air-con. Good value for money too. Comfortable area downstairs to chill out and get breakfast etc. which was really inexpensive and good portions. Wifi was perfect in both... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

I've stayed in this place a couple of times now, last August and this month, and its by far one of the most friendly places I've ever stayed at. The staff couldn't do more to help you and all speak amazing English. The food is top notch, so good that on a recent transit visit to Phnom Penh I popped... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It is the worse backpackers I have stayed in over the past 2 months. The A/C unit is too small for the dorm room and the temperature was quite high even with the A/C on. Therefore the publicity of dorms with a/c is rather misleading. There were only 3 plugs the 12 beds dorm. It was a major issue for... More

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kent
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Staff are friendly, cleaners are good. Our door was a bit dodgy, looked like the door had been kicked in as the lock was hanging and sometimes couldn't open door. Never saw rooms upstairs but I think if you can then do because downstairs can be noisy

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Address: 17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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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