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Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong Samloem

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Traveler (311)
Pool & Beach (32)
Room & Suite (16)
Ratings and reviews
Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“fire show”(25 reviews)
“drinking games”(15 reviews)
“pier bar”(10 reviews)
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What's included
Breakfast Available
Beachfront
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
Private Balcony
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Pool
Airport Transportation
Room Service
Suites
Fitness center
Welcome to Koh Rong Samloem’s premier hostel and private beach resort. If you are searching for the perfect island experience and you are a young, party-loving traveller, Mad Monkey could just be your perfect destination. The Mad Monkey Backpackers Resort is located on its own private...
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Location and contact
Mad Monkey Bay, Koh Rong Samloem 12302, Cambodia
12.4 miles to Sihanoukville Airport
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is madness!! There is no wifi or cell reception, so you’re pretty much forced to make friends from the minute you get there. It’s amazing for those looking to disconnect for a few days. My girlfriend and I got 2 beds in a...More

Thank Ovi G
Response from Kirsten M, Manager at Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong SamloemResponded today

Hi Ovi, thanks for your thoughtful review! We're so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope you come visit us again in the future! We're sorry if there was a mixup with your tab, and we're so glad you got it sorted before...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights & wish I could have spent longer! Really enjoyed my stay and felt very welcome due to the two reps Leanne & natalee who made me feel at home. The hostel is very clean & has very good food to cater...More

Thank jadehanson6
Response from Kirsten M, Manager at Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong SamloemResponded 1 week ago

Wow, what a great review! Thank you so much, it means the world to us that our guests are happy. Thank you for staying at a socially responsible hostel.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved this place! Great place, great staff, great food and great people! No wi-fi so you have to talk to people witch is so much fun. The doorms only have fans so its really hot at night.. its also a bit hard to get...More

Thank User4544637
Response from Kirsten M, Manager at Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong SamloemResponded 1 week ago

It was our pleasure to have you here as our valued guest. Thanks for the thoughtful feedback. Keep it real, keep it Mad Monkey!

Reviewed 1 week ago

No wifi, bring cash. Great wake up, outdoors view. Sea has good water. Everyone friendly. Beers $1.25. Food priced well. People fun. Great espresso martini. Bring cash. Hostel pets as floof as expected. 10/10 would recommend.

Thank hqva
Response from Kirsten M, Manager at Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong SamloemResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your great review! It was a blast hosting you and we hope to do it again in the future! Thanks for choosing a socially responsible hostel :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hostel far away from everything however the hostel works of a tab system which is a bit annoying because it’s not as easy to keep track of your spending. Nevertheless, it was a nice stay for a couple of nights, very peaceful and the...More

Thank Aimee T
Response from Kirsten M, Manager at Mad Monkey Hostel Koh Rong SamloemResponded 1 week ago

Hi Aimee, thank you so much for your review! We're sorry you felt your stay only merited three stars because of the tab system, however. We implement this system so guests don't have to worry about carrying around cash, as most are in and out...More

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Certificate of Excellence
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Beachfront
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
$17 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveler (311)
Pool & Beach (32)
Room & Suite (16)
Dining (11)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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Room Tips
"All rooms are very close (within a 2 minute) to the main beach and hostel."
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"The 4 bed dorms have private bathrooms and are much less open than the larger dorms."
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"Leaf is the farthest hut but is in total shade"
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"Every room has bed bugs - if you choose to stay here be sure to ask about the room and keep all of your..."
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