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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Free laundry (up to 1kg- $1 for each kilo after), cold AC that you can control in the 4 person dorms, lots of room in dorms, very clean showers, security outside at night. Owners wife gave us free mango! Owner helped us book busses to Ho Chi Minh. 9/10 because the location isn't the best but there is still lots... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Relatively close to both the bus station and the riverfront, the hostel is well placed. Despite being a bit run down, the joint is kept very tidy and we were able to organize all our site seeing and transport through the owner. He's a great guy, willing to offer any advice etc. That you need! He's really the highlight of... More 

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

This hostel is in a great location. It offers tours to the Killing Fields and S21, where 4 people can join up and share a tuk tuk. Great for solo travellers. Robert, his wife and his mum are really helpful and friendly. Big rooms and bathrooms, good social area. There's security every night so the hostel is very safe. Would... More 

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Springfield, va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

The rooms are extremely sparse but the bar and porch areas are both chill places to hangout and have iced coffee or a beer. The locker system here is very good, they even have chargers inside the lockers. Really the staff is the selling point the British man who runs the establishment is very cool and fun to talk to.... More 

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Frimley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Big thank you for Robert and his lovely wife. Gave us loads of good tips, had some good conversations, met few new friends in the bar area. Hostel itself is basic but clean. Mattresses in dorms have their own power socket, mosquito net and fan. Bathrooms also clean. Secure lockers for valuables. The food might be a bit cheaper and... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

For the first time while reviewing for Trip Advisor I have such mixed feelings. Let's start: - Good location. 5-7 minutes walk from Central Market. Close to Wat Phnom and Night Market. However the hostel is located in quite a dodgy area. - Good price (4$ for a mattress in "7-bed" dorm during the low season), although there are many... More 

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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

if you want to stay here look at hostel nomads, phnom penh, as it is the same place and gives you a better idea through the reviews. stayed with rob and his hostel about 6 weeks ago and now i am on my way back. great dorms and meeting area downstairs. FREE 1 KG LAUNDRY if you stay more than... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Got cheapest of the cheap dorm room ($4.50 - mattress, fan, mosquito net) but that included: -Priceless advice regarding Phnom Penh and Cambodia from well-travelled owner (or from posters dotted around) -The relief of being able to confidently book buses/tours comprehensively and cheaply -Access to Heinz baked beans and fabulous ice tea -Adorable puppy running around and very obliging and... More 

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Pak Thong Chai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

It's a fine place to stay if you're just passing through. Large rooms with mattress pads on the floor. Each pad has its own fan and mosquito net. There are 2 bathrooms on the 3rd floor, 1 on the 2nd and 1 on the first, so be prepared to wait in the mornings. All of the lockers are on the... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I stayed three nights here and found it to be a pleasant and friendly hostel. The owner Robert and his wife are very nice, and happy to help with any, and all, questions that arise from their guests. Robert gives good advice on the area, and warnings too, that should be considered. If he tells you not to take your... More 

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Encounters Hostel & Guesthouse

Address: 89, Street 108, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: $10 - $13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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