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The Purple Mangosteen

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The Alley West | Near Old Market, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Battambang, Cambodia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stay here often when visiting Siem Reap, and consequently I feel a bit reluctant to divulge this hidden gem. As there are only a few rooms, I hope there will be room at the inn during our subsequent visits! Extremely centrally located, although it you are a light sleeper you may hear the music from a block away on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Purple Mangosteen for two nights and loved this cute little hotel based in the heart of the city in one of the smaller alleyways. The room was very clean and comfortable with great AC. We used the hotel driver to take us around to the main sites in Siem Reap, he was very reliable and make... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Overall I like the hotel, the staff is very helpful, location is very strategic because the hotel is in the heart of Siem Reap. Everything was by walking distance to Pub Street, Night Market, massage centre and numerous cafes. The hotel ia cosy, and I also like the fact that the hotel have only six rooms, so it was kinda... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The owner Phally and her two sisters are doing a great job running this fairly small hotel in the heart of Siam Reap. The rooms are clean with comfy beds and AC and the food is wonderful. Sitting out-front in the small alley and sipping a Lemongrass Mojito is just the perfect ending for a long day in the Angkor... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

From airport transfers, tour arrangements, meals, and our room on the 3rd floor, The Purple Mangosteen exceeded our expectations. Best about the hotel is its location, because Pub Street, the night markets, convenience stores, spas, and souvenir shops were literally right outside our doorstep. Staff was very friendly and answered all our queries adequately. Our tuktuk driver, Map, gave great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I seriously cannot recommend this gorgeous establishment highly enough... the food and cocktails are excellent and really good value for money. The owner Phally is so genuine and welcoming and an wonderful cook!! I look forward to my next visit as there are so many tempting things on their menu!! It's a wonderful place to sit outside in the gorgeous... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We stopped in for dinner on a whim as it looked so inviting located in a cool little corner with some other stylish bars and shops. The service and food were gorgeous and excellent value. Great spot to watch the world go by!

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Found this hotel under booking.com and we are very happy with this hotel. It is clean and the staff are all friendly. The owner of the hotel is a cambodian and very helpful. The location of the hotel is very convenient with lots of choices for food. Do book early cos this hotel only has SIX rooms!!

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Croix, France
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We walked by this place looking for a "refreshment"...see the sign on the wall "try our lemongrass Mojito"...So I did! Well this place became an every nigh stopper for us! Phally, the hotel owner and awesome bartender is so kind. An American bartender was here on vacation, asked for the mojito and fell in love. She asked Phally to show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Location wise, it is next to pub street and in walking distance with the night market so it is very convenient. Good customer service. And the best part of it all is that their rooms have ample power points with built-in international power plug!

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