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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this hotel because of the great reviews on tripadvisor, especially because of the fact that the owners are always around to gibe god advice. We were not disappointed! You get a warm welcome with the most kind staff we ever saw, clean and spacy rooms, tasty food at very reasonable price, and the best cocktails to sip around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for 1 night during a short trip over in Phnom Penh to catch up a plane next day. I liked a lot this boutique hotel and its friendly and nice staff. It is well located and for 2$ with a Tuk Tuk you'll be a able to reach all the main attractions in the city... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an absolutely incredible experience at The 252 hotel. The service was absolutely amazing - everyone was super friendly, helpful, efficient and knowledgable. They helped us set up all of our excursions and transportation and made our vacation incredible relaxing. The rooms were large and comfortable, and the pool was amazing and the area around it was really great... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently stayed at the 252 with my friends and we had the most incredible time. The hotel is beautiful, the food was delicious, and the service outstanding. The hotel is perfectly tucked away in a little oasis, but only a few minutes from all the sights. Furthermore, the staff goes above and beyond. It was my best friends birthday... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the 252 with close friends and we were met with the most amazing service. Everyone at the 252 catered to our every desire. I have never had service so wonderful before. At times, we didn't even want to leave the hotel because the pool area was so inviting. We will definitely return to stay here again!... More 

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Thank Lora S
Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear Lora, Thank you for your nice review on TripAdvisor. We are happy that your stay here at the 252 was wonderful and we have passed your compliments to our staff. It would be a great pleasure to have you back with us next time you are in Phnom Penh. Best regards, Stéphane and the 252 team More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go to the Plantation instead if the room deals are similar. You get much more for your money and it's much much nicer. I've been to both and tried the 252 for a change. I wish I hadn't. The Plantation is much more refined with a bigger pool, better food and no pop music.

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La Rochelle, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice pool Beautifull large Deluxe room with pool view Perfect helpfull staff location at 5mm from all the main tourisc place with a tuk tuk The staff manage for you all bus, flight and taxi to go to diverse destination What else? We will sure comming back soon

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the 252 for only 2 nights, but the overall impressions were positive: 1) the staffs were great - they let me check in early (I arrived at 9AM) and let me check out late as well, because they said it was not high season so they were happy to oblige. Truly wonderful! 2) the pool in front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hotel was located centrally and was a quiet oasis in the busy town. The room was large and had a balcony overlooking the pool. We were on the top floor and there was no lift which was OK for us. The food and service was fantastic. Dining by the pool was pleasant and the prices were reasonable. Our only... More 

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Thank Angela01234
Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear Angela, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are sorry for the firm mattresses, please ask for a soft mattress next time you stay with us. We are glad to read that otherwise you fully enjoyed your stay with us and that you had a good time. We are looking forward to have you back here at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Staff very friendly and helpfull. Rooms spacious and clean. Matras very hard, but they can provide a softer one upon request. The restaurant is good. The swimming pool is good. The hotel is in the centre of Phnom Pehn, which is good when you want to go out, but it is a little bit noisy during the day, since they... More 

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Stéphane C, Owner at the 252, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us. The noise in the neighborhood, the renovation works are done and therefore we are back to the quiet hotel we used to be. We are sorry that you have been disturbed, Phnom Penh is a booming city. Luckily we... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Phnom Penh and the 252, the boutique hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh, the Pearl of Asia – step in, lean back and relax. With 19 spacious and stylish rooms decorated by Tendance Khmère©, the swimming pool surrounded by a leafy tropical garden, the bar and restaurant, we aim to make your stay extraordinary and unforgettable. The 252 is conveniently located in a quiet area close to the striking Independence Monument and within walking distance to the popular Street 278 with its shops, restaurants and bars. The Quay Sisowath, the Royal Palace, the Central Market and the National Museum are within 5 minutes drive by tuk tuk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about the 252

Address: Street 252 #19, Daun Penh, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: $43 - $103 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — the 252 3.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
The 252 Hotel Phnom Penh
Hotel Style:
#7 Family Hotel in Phnom Penh
#8 Romantic Hotel in Phnom Penh
#15 Business Hotel in Phnom Penh
#20 Best Value Hotel in Phnom Penh
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