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Renakse Hotel

40 Samdech Sothearos Blvd., Phnom Penh 12206, Cambodia
Renakse Hotel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2011

On my last trip to Phnom Penh I wanted to drop by and see this old hotel with so much character and history. Regrettably it is boarded up and overgrown. Security guards would not allow me on the grounds to inspect or photograph. Apparently there is some controversy over the sale of the property and the lessee is pretty upset... More 

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Santa Cruz
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2011

Renakse Hotel is one of the most centrally located hotel in Phnom Penh and it has a nice garden, but the so-called "Colonial elegance" is a by gone era. My friend and I stayed there for 5 days in August 2003 and it was DISAPPOINTING. I don't think it has changed much since. First, it was overpriced for a run... More 

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newcastle
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2009

I was stayed Renakse hotel about 3 nights 2 days with my husband. The hotel's design like a old hotel , we really like it. The room was clean , good service , good staff. We have found interest things at there. It's a beautiful country that i have been. There are many nice architecture and strange looking.Actually it's a... More 

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London
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2009

I had a family room to myself which was really nice for the money, I think i paid about $60 a night and had a huge room but, no hot water. To be honest you don't really need hot water most of the year. If you do stay I reckon get a family room to yourself or between two

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Saigon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2008

This is an old elegant colonial hotel. I have stayed here twice,and it is my favourite in Phnom Pen. I would compare it to the Galle Face Hotel in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is a place for people who value character and history over modern comfort. I think this place is romantic, and would recommend this to friends who didn't... More 

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Adelaide
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2008

This is one of the nicest places to stay in Asia, let alone Cambodia. It is a graceful old french villa which is slowly being restored set in huge gardens overlooking the budhist architecture of the imperial palace. The rooms are modern and nicely fitted out. All for around US35. It is only three minutes walk from the river cafes... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2008

For 50 Dollars we got a room without hot water and the TV and room safe were broken. The bath towels were dirty and the room looked in need of a good clean. We had to share our bathroom and bedroom with several very large cockroaches and many mosquitoes. The real problem was the scam run by reception staff. We... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2008

The Renakse is a beautiful French colonial building in a lovely garden. The foyer is ornately tiled and open to the breeze, a good place to rest out of the mid-day heat. And just as well, because our room was not a place you'd want to spend too much time in. It was dark, with the only window opening onto... More 

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London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2007

Very enjoyable stay in this lovely old hotel. An old Colonial building undergoing renovation. Close to royal Palace and river Would recommend to travellers of all ages.

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California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2007

I am going to get down to it: Good: location is wonderful for checking out Royal Palace, riverfront, easy walk to nearby restaurants, decent air con, room was interesting, quiet. Unfortunately for the price there were other hotels in the area with more to offer. Bad: the hotel seemed a little run down, storage in random places, needs some updating.... More 

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