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Sam So Guesthouse

2.5 of 5 Wat Bo Rd #0164, Wat Bo village, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This building is beautiful, with marble floors, a winding grand staircase in the lobby, and beautifully carved solid wood door throughout. It doesn't carry its age as well once you get into the rooms. The walls are a little grungy, and the retrofitted bathrooms don't ventilate well, so they do get musty. I paid for a single room with en... More 

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Jakarta
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It always good to find a comfy lodge to stay after long-rainy-road trip from phnom penh. The owner who runs this lodge is very informative about siem reap. They also provide good breakfast and cheap food when we got tired bicycle around the Angkor.

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Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Mr. Sam So is kindhearted and accommodating. The rooms are a great value for a low price, and the breakfast omelet is included in the price. Central location, but tucked away off the main street, where there is an abundance of massage spas , including a massage school where they begin at $3. Close to ATM. Within walking distance of... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 nights and every day we stayed we liked it less and less. The first room was on the bottom floor so it was very cool which was a nice break from the heat. However it did have a musky, mouldy smell coming from the bathroom. A few nights later we changed rooms (due to bookings)... More 

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bengaluru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What makes this small and comfortable place quite different is its friendly owner Mr. Sam So and his staffs. I felt really overwhelmed when Mr. Sam So himself dropped us in his private vehicle to the bus station. It was one of the beautiful moment of our trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really loved this place. Nice neat rooms, a great off the street front location not too far from the action centre of Siem Reap. Sitting outside for breakfast (which was included) you felt amongst the local community. We were also lucky and fortunate enough to be invited to the owner's daughters birthday party held in the adjacent courtyard one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very prompt, organised, accommodating and friendly service via email replies and in person. Driver and tour guide already waiting at airport to start the tour on day of arrival. Clean and simple room. Good wi-fi access. Good value. Very impressed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'll be honest at first I wasn't wowed like the reviews led me to believe but by the end of the stay I was extremely happy with our stay. For $15 for 2 includes breakfast, it is only a fan room, the value was good. I would highly recommend the AC rooms for $5 more, the fan didn't quite cut... More 

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NWT
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7 reviews 7 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Our family had a great stay at Sam So Guesthouse. They were very accommodating, placing an extra bed in the triple room so the four of us could sleep together at only a minimal extra charge. Since we are on a budget we went with the fan only for the first several nights but the heat finally got to us... More 

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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Arriving on the airport with free pick-up service, as promised. But no pick-up. But a helpful tuk-tuk driver to bring me to the guesthouse (for a fee). Strangely enough at the reception the tuk-tuk driver and the receptionist do know each other, having great fun. Just screwed another foreigner $5 for what was essential a free ride? Of course no-one... More 

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Address: Wat Bo Rd #0164, Wat Bo village, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
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Location: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sam So Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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