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Hotel 1961

River Road | Slarkram Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Singapore, Singapore
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51 reviews 51 reviews
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

First, Hotel 1961 promises every visitor a unique experience of the artistic kind - and it delivers. Each room has an unpolished look and feel to it but this may very well be its main selling point, especially for austere travelers. Hotel 1961 also doubles as art gallery of sorts where visitors are treated to an exclusive viewing of art... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

First of all, this is my disclaimer: I am a Filipino based most of the year in Manila, the Philippines. Because of the nature of my life, and work, I travel quite often, but am always on a tight budget. I travel light and rarely carry a proper camera, nor do I photodocument most of my trips. Places I visit... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Had a great time at Hotel 1961. Each room is so unique and well-curated. Have fun going around the hotel and looking at the different art pieces - you can buy some of them! We were lucky to have been there during the launch of an art exhibit. The best thing about this hotel would have to be the staff.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2013

This place is a hoax and biggest disappointment of my travels. You browse their website: looks cool, and café, art gallery, dinning, shopping..wow; right? Nothing is farther from the truth. See, all the pictures I have attached. Feel free to ask question. Location: This place is in isolate and remote corner of the town in a bad neighborhood by sewer... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I was intrigued by the previous reviews and images of the Hotel 1961. We are interest in progressive art and the combination of hospitality and art exhibits seemed like a natural fit...something different and an enhanced guest experience. In fairness to previous reviewers, guests and the owners of the Hotel 1961, this was not the right property for us and... More 

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Kailua, Hawaii
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The staff was the best part of our experience. They were warm and very accommodating. When we told them we didn't eat meat, they made sure we got plenty of fresh fruit for breakfast, and happily gave me all the delicious Cambodian coffee I could drink! The rooms and hotel did not look like the pictures we saw, and we... More 

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Jurong, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2012

The staff were welcoming & accommodating! I have nothing but praises for them. Loven was helful with his email replies. John, Dara, 'Barang' & Pol were amazing! Thank you for introducing us to the delicious Mee Char. We had a little party the night before we left for Phnom Penh. I was there with another girlfriend of mine. & we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012 via mobile

The staff of this hotel are very kind and it is the only thing that was good... The room is not the same as shown in the sites... It looks much better than it really is in the pictures. The toilet is terrible and they could improve the breakfast.

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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

My daughter and I had a memorable Cambodia experience, Loven and Faith made our stay in Siem Reap something we will cherish. The accommodation in the Hotel was excellent because of the warmth and hospitality of the staff. Great breakfast and on the last day before we flew back home, the dinner prepared for us was unforgettable! Plan to go... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

We stayed at Hotel 1961 for 4 days & 3 nights. It's a 10 minute tuktuk ride from the Old Market and Pubstreet. They have an airport pickup service for you so there's no need to commute from the airport to the hotel. Loven, the owner, is a great host and gladly helped us on our itinerary, touristy and non-touristy... More 

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Address: River Road | Slarkram Commune, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 8
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