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River-Star Hotel

185, Sisowath Quay | (Corner of Street 118), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Ranked #141 of 209 hotels in Phnom Penh
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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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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014 via mobile

We wereshownphotos of a hotel with a pool! On arrival late at night after a look at several rooms with mouldy walls, a large cockroach was the final straw. Safety deposit boxes were hanging off the walls at the front desk. Prostitution was blatant and we were not impressed enough by the location to excuse the above. THIS IS NOT... More

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Suzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

There were rats in the walls, I could hear them scratching and moving around at night. Once a huge rat come out in the early AM and stared at me before scurrying back under the bed. Room was shabby, smelly and the furniture and TV badly outdated. The only two good things about this hotel for me were its location... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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103 hotel reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

Centrally located with great views of the river, the hotel needs some renovations. It's the equivalent to an old 3 star hotel. Staff is very friendly. It seems to cater mostly to an older male clientele. Free wifi works well, and the included breakfast is decent.

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64 hotel reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Visited a windowless room and needed to run out of the room to catch my breath. There was mold all over the main room's ceiling and wall. I did not examine the bathroom in detail, but would assume it has the same problem. Everything else seemed kind of all right, just a bit worn-down, with the room quite large and... More

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Leader, Saskatchewan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

The River Star hotel was the fourth hotel I tried in my first four days in Phnom pehn. I didnt feel safe at the first three and I had a bad feeling about them. The River Star has a great location therefore easy to find if I got lost. The prices were reasonable, the rooms were large and clean. The... More

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Address: 185, Sisowath Quay | (Corner of Street 118), Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
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