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The Cove Beach Bungalows

Serendipity Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Aarhus, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The stay was not at pleasant as we hoped. We stayed in a beach front bungalow, but the bungalow was clearly old, dirty and wery damp inside with no fresh air. The mosquito nets had holes in them so we got bitten. The porch attached to the bungalow was nice, but expect very noisy nights until 5ish since this is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We stayed in the cove for 4 nights in an A/C room. The room was clean and big, had a good mosquito net, hot water and a hammock in the nice balcony. The view of the sea from the room was beautiful and the sound of the waves was magical! The bar was just near the beach and the atmosphere... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Booked A/C room 102 for $30 per night. Room looked ok on first inspection, TV, A/C and hot water shower. Room had a musty smell which is not uncommon in SE Asian beach front properties and airing the room for a couple of hours usually sorts this problem out. However this was not the case here as the musty smell... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Having read a variety of reviews about this place I was confident enough to book a 2 bed bungalow with aircon - this being a must due to the noise of the bars on the beach. When we arrived they checked us in with the normal process and showed us to a bungalow with a see view. As I'd booked... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The Cove Beach bungalows has quite a few bungalows and the rooms are quite comfortable with a nice balcony looking over the water. It's a short walk from Serendipity beach (which itself is not the best beach, but is a great party spot) and from the main streets of Sihanoukville. We stayed over the New Years so everywhere was packed... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights in mid Feb and thought when we arrived that we had found the little bit of blissful relaxation we were looking for after a busy week or so in Siem Reap and phnom penh. We stayed in a bungalow room the first night as that was all that was available, and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This was a mistake of our side. We wanted to stay in Sihanoukville, but did not want to party all night long. The Cove was one of the few hotels with a room available, this due to Chinese new-year. The hotel is located just of one of the biggest party beaches. Seems fun by day, it's not by night. The... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

I am really dissaponted with Cove Bungallows. I have spent there several nights 6 years ago and everything was perfect. It was owned by Dutch guy and the whole place had a nice relaxed atmosphete. After 6 years there are some positive changes (new restaurant, unfortunately with poor and overpriced meals) but a lot of negative changes. The main problem... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Bungalow was clean and comfortable, with a great view of the ocean. Loved the balcony with a hammock and comfy satellite chairs. The beach bar is excellent with delicious, good-priced cocktails (especially during happy hour). Staff are very friendly and helpful. You still get a lot of noise from the nearby bars (until dawn) but it wasn't so bad that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Nice enough bungalows, great view, really friendly staff and excellent food. (Steamed snapper is fantastic!) It's the quiet end of the beach and not for the backpackers and if you enjoy one of Dave's Long Island Iced Teas before bed you'll sleep like a baby. Enjoy!

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Address: Serendipity Beach, Sihanoukville, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Sihanoukville Province > Sihanoukville
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The Cove Beach Bungalows are located right on the Serendipity Beach. 180 meters to the right, from the pier on Serendipity Beach. The Cove Beach is located over a 60 meter hillside that has natural lush hillside facing the magnificent Serendipity Cove where we are located. We have 13 traditional Khmer style wooden bungalows, 6 AC rooms 1/2 & 3 bed as well as two 3 bedroom apartments. Our final addition is two 4 person dorms. All Bungalows and AC rooms are located in tropical garden settings and have covered balconies with spectacular ocean views. All rooms are equipped with cool-fans and a cold/hot water shower. The restaurant serves Western & Khmer dishes. We also boast a 50 meter chill deck over our beach side location and an 8 x 6 meter beach bar. Great for cocktails and Ice Cold beer when you need a retreat from the heat. ... more   less 
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