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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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Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 1 week 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I stayed in this guesthouse for 3 days. I stayed in a single room with fan and attached bathroom. The room was without a window. The staff are friendly and nice. The bathroom is spacious. The wifi worked very well. The place is definitely value for money. However, the room does not include breakfast. The location is not the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I slept for three days, in a 5$ doorm room and i really enjoyed it. The owner is Australian and he can help you in anything you can ask for. Highly recommended for backpackers. Near the Phnom Wat and Royal palace, but quite far from city center. Doorms in good shape including two bathrooms and hot shower. Highly suggest a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Nice clean spacious affordable family room with good wifi and friendly and helpful staff always happy to answer questions and speak fluent English. Our family had a really great visit with great breakfast and just a 20 minute walk to the city and it is close to most tourist destinations

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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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