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Sam So Guesthouse

Wat Bo Rd #0164, Wat Bo village, Siem Reap 17000, Cambodia
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Ranked #32 of 313 Siem Reap B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
11 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We picked this guesthouse on the feedback from other guests. The guesthouse was in a lovely quiet courtyard away from the busy noisy street, the rooms were mainly quiet (sometimes the kids were playing outside but this was no problem. While the room was clean (and cleaned daily) the bathroom was in need of updating and repair (it smelt very... More

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Vientiane, Laos
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone can fake it for a night or two, but when you stay at a guest house for three weeks you get to know the staff and the hotel operations pretty well. After 21 days of staying with Mr. Sam So and Mrs. Sotheavy in their guest house, I can't think of a single thing i would have changed about... More

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greenville, nh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was hopeful, since the hosts are delightful. A tuk tuk driver was waiting for me at the bus station. The place seemed nice. But my bed is infested with bed bugs, my breakfast omelette had ham in it when I specifically asked for no meat, and the owner forgot to turn the hot water on the first night I... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had selected staying at this guesthouse based on an internet search on hostels.com, which is not limited to hostels, by the way. I mostly selected it because there were several reviews saying how great the owners were, which I value, plus, going to another country, I was concerned about language barrier. I had actually received an email the day... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first stop in Cambodia, and we stayed there for 4 nights. The room was large with comfy beds, and hot water,and the guesthouse as a whole was clean and cozy. We had breakfast there every morning,which always included delicious fresh fruit! Yum! The best part of our stay however, was the incredibly helpful owner. We took to... More

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Hannover, Germany
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We loved this accommodation, especially the very helpful and friendly staff. They helped organize our trips and the driver was very friendly and waited for us when we wanted to stop somewhere. Also the breakfast was very good! We would certainly stay here again! Thank you for the wonderful time in Siem reap, we loved it there!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014 via mobile

GlobeMed at UVa has stayed at Samso for two summers now and we are so glad we did!! They are the most hospitable, caring, and accommodating people! We truly felt like family staying here and we are so glad we have a wonderful guesthouse to go back to every summer!!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014 via mobile

The guesthouse itself is great. Good value for money, big/clean rooms and a good breakfast is included. But what really makes this guesthouse so great is the staff. They're all so kind and can't do enough for you. We booked all our trips and transport through Sam So without any problems. They really go the extra mile to make your... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Sam So Guesthouse is a Cambodian run family guesthouse. It is a budget guesthouse located in a quiet alley yet not too far from Pub Street, Old Market and Night Market. About 10-15minute walk from Pub Street. Staffs are very friendly. Mrs. So helped us in our itinerary and bus ticket booking. Room is clean, air-conditioned, special mention for the... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Overall a very good guesthouse. About a 10 minute walk from the bars and restaurants (pub street), and allocated down a quiet street. Staff were lovely and very helpful. The room was nice, standard, with a tv and fridge, however the only downfall was the smell of the bathroom. Due to the door being unable to stay open there was... 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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 313 B&Bs / Inns in Siem Reap
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sam So Guesthouse is located in the center of Siem Reap city, Cambodia. It is a very nice place to stay, great atmosphere. Located about 15 minutes from Siem Reap International Airport, Sam So Guesthouse is about a 10-minute walk to the Old Market, the Night Market and Pub Street, as well as a scenic 10-minute drive to the world famous Angkor Wat. It has 19 rooms. Every room has private bathroom (with hot water), mini-fridge, cable TV, and free Internet service (with a wireless connection) and free pick-up from airport, bus station and pier. Free Breakfast with tea and coffee. ... more   less 
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