We stayed 4 nights in this guesthouse and we had a really good time there. Beside the fact that the cheapest room has no window it's a nice one with good beds, airco and a good shower.
The riverside with nice restaurants and bars is around the corner.
The Blue Pumpkin has good breakfast as the guesthouse does't serve this.
Mika, the Finnish owner, is a really really nice guy. He gave us tips about Phnom Penh and tells about Cambodia. He and his girlfriend made Phnom Penh unforgetable for us!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Local Riverside Guesthouse/bar/restaurant is conveniently located a stone's throw from Phnom Penh's popular riverside area (bars, restaurants, souvenir shops, markets, nightlife, parks) and is within walking distance to most major attractions in Phnom Penh- 10 minutes walk to The Royal Palace, National Museum, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom, Central Market and more... Only a 5 minute walk to the Night Market. Restaurant serves excellent Western and Khmer food and the bar serves coffee, tea, fabulous cocktails, draft beer, wine and all soft drinks and juices. The second level has three recently renovated (2011) guesthouse rooms complete with flat screen TVs, bathtubs, in room electronic safe, mini fridge, king sized or twin beds- fast wifi and room service is available. All rooms available to rent per night or on a short-term basis. Downstairs is also a lounge area with two 42" flat-TV's and 2m wide screen connected to cable TV and internet + music performance space with guitar and anyone is welcome to grab an instrument and have a go. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Local 2 Hotel Phnom Penh