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79 Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh n/a, Cambodia
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California 2
Ranked #40 of 230 Hotels in Phnom Penh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a moderately priced small hotel on the river that is good value for money. The rooms are small but good and are cleaned daily. The bar and restaurant area is clean and friendly. I know for a fact that travelers return here on a regular basis. Jim the owner is a friendly and helpful host. The Hotel is... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

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
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

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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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
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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
41 helpful votes 41 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
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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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
#29 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh

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