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Walkabout Hotel

Corner of Street 51 and 174, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Walkabout Hotel
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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
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is dirty, disgusting, seedy and full of hookers. Left an hour after getting there. Didn't bother trying to get money back. We booked the Jacuzzi suite. The Jacuzzi was like a prison shower and the ambience of the room was somewhere between vomit and the soiled underwear of a prostitute.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This hotel is just not for everyone. It's worn out and ruined because of age and neglect - try the dirty stairways! The rooms are just rooms, period. The shower was blocked which caused flooding. The AC was on the brink and needed maintenance. There are much better hotels around the corner which will suit you and your fun evenings.... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

With the key(s) "safely" under staff supervision one evening my room was entered and thoroughly searched and my valuables (which I had hidden well out of the way) stolen. When reported, management failed to follow up, preferring made-up stories inculpating (innocent) girls in the bar as scapegoats, and displaying no real desire to confront problems of staff thieving. If you... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Cheap and simple with silent rooms conveniently located in the middle of the nightlife district. You can eat and drink 24 hours. Free safety deposit boxes are at the reception area. Free WiFi in the rooms. But there is a big BUT: You should not feel disturbed by the freelance professionals hanging around at the ground floor bar. Hence, it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for two weeks in November-2013.My room was cleand every day with new sheets and towels (that is not the case at other hltels in PP).Sercice,staff,food,bar exelent with cheap prices.If you want to sit alone in the bar people will respect that, nobody will judge you in a bad way at this bar- hotel. Carl from... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

No body judges you at the Walkabout!! Staff are all very friendly and keen to help. Room was spotless and I enjoyed the Balcony where you good watch the busy St happenings.0 Security is great as you need to open a locked gate to get to your room. Strong boxes at reception. Any sign of trouble and security was straight... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

The Walkabout Hotel has been in the same spot and open 24 hrs for many many years. My first stay was in early 2005. Then late 2005. Back in 2005 it was great. It was a 24 pub.Anything and everything could and did happen. That was it's priority interest. A Tardis. A gap in the time-space continuum. A place where... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I stayed at the walkabout for 2 weeks, purely for its convenient location and low prices. I purchased a room with a semi-private balcony, air con, fan and tv for US$13 per night. The rooms are relatively clean (after travelling around Asia your standards adapt) and the cleaners will re-do your sheets and replace your towels every day when requested.... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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103 reviews 103 reviews
30 hotel reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Listen, all you posters that are so shocked that Walkabout Hotel on 51Street is far from having Taj Mahal accommodations, get real. Walkabout is infamous as a watering hole for decrepit, oversexed geezers and a convenient environment for their trysts. Even a casual surf of Phnom Penh on the internet will readily show the naughty reality- there ain't no virgins... More 

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Virginia, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Where to start, I booked to stay at their penthouse room, with Jacuzzi, most expansive room and also had car pick me up from the airport. No mention of car costs or anything like that. Upon arrival I find out I have to pay for the car, not a big deal, but I wish they would have advised prior as... More 

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