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River-Star Hotel

185, Sisowath Quay | (Corner of Street 118), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As we have been travelling in Cambodia quite a few times we were happy when River Star opened, as budget travellers. The location is brilliant and, if you get a front facing room, great views. I agree with some of the previous comments: you have to set your expectations based on the price you pay. Bugs are part of a... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room looked lovely free wifi, kettle and fridge nice bathroom so we decided to stay after the first night the bathroom ceiling was wet and the wifi wouldn't work we tried to tell the staff but they didn't understand what we were trying to explain so we left it, 2nd night still no wifi the ceiling was brown and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I was going to go average just on the view, but the management needs replacing. This hotel could be so much better with a little bit of money spent on it. Pros. In a great position, great views of the river, didn't see any rats. Cons. Nothing seems clean, even in a New Room as the manager put it many... More 

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London, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I despair sometimes. What do some people expect?? This is a cheap hotel, in a poor country. You get what you pay for, and bugs are part of a tropical climate. And as for the rats, the Hilton hotel in London employs a full time rat catcher as there are so many there. I have stayed at river star 3... More 

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cranbrook, bc, canada
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49 reviews 49 reviews
18 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

It is one thing to have some bad service.....it is another to check into a room that has a dirty toilet and sheets/pillow cases that have not been changed. The place was recommended by the taxi driver at the airport who obviously gets kickbacks. Asked for a late checkout as my plane left later in the afternoon and was asked... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

When we got to this hotel, we checked the rooms first and was quite happy with the view and service, however the wifi was slow and timed us out everytime you don't use it and the fridge was not working - we didn't mind this much, however at about 2am we heard a scurrying behind the bed frame which did... More 

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Pattaya, Thailand
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Great hotel for the money. Negotiated the price to $25 for a Riverview room. Had a great balcony and view of city. Renovation are underway, but did not impact our stay. Staff friendly and helpful. Restaurant also very good. Close to many sights and markets.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
18 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

For $25 you get what you deserve Leaking showers / toilet. Fungy within tiles in shower. Poor looking hotel reserve for a quick bang No breakfast and little friendly service Make sure you get a receipt or you could be helping another corrupt Cambodian

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Zanzibar, Tanzania
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Stayed for three nights and the best experience in Cambodia, I tell you. Riverside balcony with spectacular view to the river. Excellent elevator! Illy tea on breakfest. Stuff was so helpfull that they even guided us to gorgeus swiming pool for free. Tuktuk drivers located at entrance provided us with excellent weed. Don't mentioned a number of buetiful woman who... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

By far one of the friendliest and sincere staff I have experienced in quite some time. Nearly all of the people working there were super friendly and helpful -from the manager down to the cleaning lady. Rooms were ok, a bit pricy; I paid 30usd (discounted from 35usd) for a river view - but I was staying there near the... More 

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Address: 185, Sisowath Quay | (Corner of Street 118), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 32
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