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Bun Kao Guesthouse

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# 0566 Group 21, Wat Bo Road | Banteay Chas Village, Siem Reap 855, Cambodia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We liked it here so much that we ended up staying an extra four nights. Mr Kao and his family are incredibly gracious hosts and they made us feel very welcome. Before opening his guesthouse, Mr Kao worked for an NGO assisting rural children attend school. If you have the time, he has a very interesting story to tell. Room:... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Location (north side of town) for visiting the temples and being close enough to town to stop in. Best of all, the staff is extremely helpful. Mr. Bun Kao arranged my visa to Vietnam for me, showed me how to get around, offers everyone free water refills, and provided a good solid breakfast to start the day, along with... More 

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9 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We rented an A/C room but the power was gone for two days at the hotel so it was really HOT and DARK in the rooms! They had no generator and could not supply us with torches like most other hotels do, so we cannot recommend staying here. The owner is very nice though and speaks good english!

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Murmansk Oblast, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

I came to siem reap and occasionally found bun Mao guesthouse. But that was the right choice! Rooms start from 6$, but look nice and clean, polite staff and good food. All balconies have chairs and a lot of flowers- nice to spend time there if you want to read book or to stay with your friends. Location is not... More 

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Stephenville, Texas
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129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place was very pleasant and clean. The owner and his staff of family members did an excellent job. The pricing was great ($10 a night) and breakfast was good. I booked it through Agoda and was very content here. It's quiet and the balconies offer nice touches for reading, chatting or internet. Would definitely go back and honestly recommend... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Staying here, you'll know you're at Khmer guesthouse - you leave your shoes at the entrance. Being on a little spur off a short stretch of unimproved road, it's quiet, but still within easy walking distance, and even easier tuktuk diistance of everything. The tuktuk drivers who linger in the street will try to get your business, but they're also... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I really like this guesthouse. The location is perfect, the price is good, breakfast is nice and the staff are helpful - especially for bun kao! he's really a nice man and truly showed the real hospitality Cambodian!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We liked the location and the friendly staff but the facility itself could be cleaner, especially the bathroom. The neighborhood is quieter, about a 15 minute walk or $1-2 tuk tuk ride to the 'entertainment' area. It has some interesting restaurants nearby and even the option to use the swimming pool of another guesthouse for a fee. We had breakfast... More 

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Germany, close to Frankfurt
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We stayed three nights at Bun Kao Guest house. Big rooms, warm shower and working AC. The rooms were simple but with comfortable beds. There was a TV, we didn`t use it. The guesthouse is in a quiet and dead end street, many other guesthouses in the same street. As it`s an unpaved street it might get very muddy in... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We stayed there few nights and it was great. Rooms are clean enough and bathroom too. We paid 12$/night without breakfast in high season. The owner is really friendly and welcoming, that's the reason why we choose this guest house. The owner speaks a good english and give you a lot of tips. His staff doesn't speak english and can't... More 

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