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79 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh n/a, Cambodia
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California 2
Ranked #37 of 228 Hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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DESSEL BELGIUM
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was for 3 weeks in Phnom Penh, nice place to stay, freidnly staff, clean rooms, nice food aswel khmer as western, new furniture in the rooms. Dont look further for this price. And only 2 blocks away from 104 street. Only negative detail, de neighbours are a bit noisy and start working early, ask a room without window, you... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room at California 2 but that doesn't necessarily mean I wouldn't. I just like to have the option to go to use the swimming pool and Cali 2 doesn't have either. I like to go to Cali 2 to hang out and if you have ever been there you should try it. The main reason I like... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Cali 2 on many occasions over the past few years and will continue to stay there when I am in Phnom Penh. Quite simply beyond the great location, staff, food, drinks, rooms and overall environment the place is an excellent value for the money. It is also one of the few places I have stayed... More 

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sihanoukville
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

California 2 is a great place to stay for both short and longer stays, my only regret this trip was that it was for just one night. It's located perfectly, far enough away from the nightlife to give a peaceful nights sleep, yet close enough to walk to the busiest night spots in town, great food from the restaurant in... More 

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Shane behind the bar at the California2 was very friendly and gave me some great advice for a solo travellers first day in the busy and awesome destination of Phomn Penh. While on my second great cup of coffee at the bar he said "Go out and get a couple of lungs full of Cambodian air into you". Which I... More 

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World
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Now been staying twice at Hotel California 2 and both times I enjoyed myself immensely. From the moment I entered the hotel it took me 4 (!!) hours to get to my room. Felt right at home and met some great people in the bar/restaurant. Rooms are definitely adequate for the price paid. Location is great. Jim, the owner, is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

For the price point its fantastic; clean, comfortable, friendly, great location Jim was also really helpful with giving me some pointers of temples off the beaten path. I got to spend about an hour by myself in a very beautiful and peaceful temple, that was a very nice thing to do.

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Bossier City, Louisiana
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142 reviews 142 reviews
12 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

The food here was just adequate, nothing special. No Beer on tap, just bottles and a small selection to choose from. The service was good. Location is not the greatest as it is a little far from the main action of the riverfront.

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JimCA2, Owner at California 2, responded to this review

????? Decent Food. Then a rant? We have a good selection of western, Khmer and Mexican. Plenty of pics of our menu items on our website. Over the years, I have learned that stocking 100 beers means just that. 100 types of beer sit on the shelf. I have done enough taste test that have been quite the eye openers... More 

northern ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

great food,great service,and most helpful and accommadating staff. standard always to the highest,jim is a fountain of information,the location is very central to all attractions and $3 on tut tut will bring u anywere. many many thanks,will be back again. cheers

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed for two nights.. what a dive. Rooms very very basic, boring atmosphere, owner staring at the computer screen, not interested in conversation. There are far better places to stay at on the Riverfront.

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JimCA2, Owner at California 2, responded to this review

Its been a while since I have checked reviews, but no Bobs from the UK registered in the hotel in April or May . I admit, I am on the computer a lot processing pictures and supporting friends businesses with them on social media. Lately I have given plenty of great photography tips to people that are interested. I also... More 

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Additional Information about California 2

Address: 79 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh n/a, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
California 2 Hotel Phnom Penh
California 2 Phnom Penh
Hotel California 2
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Phnom Penh
#30 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh

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