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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

What ever you do do not stay on the third floor even the second floor I'm sure would be bad. Room 305 has a window facing the stairwell and the bar music plays so loud all night . Stops for Afew hours and then first thing in the morning the vaccine starts and destroys any chance of any kind of...

Thank Belintheair
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel was not the best. It did have a cinema next door showing some great movies which passed some time and the food was good. However, the bar staff are rude and the food takes forever to come we waited for over an hour for a baguette!! I also got BED BUGS here too, the rooms were horrible and...

Thank acarnell92
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

Common area/bar is amazing they play music most nights and the atmosphere is great. The staff however have terrible attitudes and the service is extremely slow. They will straight up forget 30% of your orders. We booked 3 weeks in advance to be told on arrival they don't actually have that kind of room. All in all I'd recommend this...

Thank Aaron F
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stayed with a friend in a double room, was quite cheap, clean and the aircon was amazing. This is a party backpackers so expect it to be loud at night. The upstairs bar is absolutely lovely and such a chill place in the day. Their food menu is pretty massive too. The staff downstairs are generally pretty useless but for...

Thank HarryzoBridgeBurner
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

The setup of this hostel is good as is its value for money etc, I have no issue there. However, only after leaving my sunglasses in the lobby (idiot move), I went back to collect them. They had a very similar pair of glasses that resembled my actual ray bans and I said they're not the correct glasses. The ladies...

1Thank Patjohn10
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Our mistake was not to look at the trip advisor reviews before to book in this hotel. The girls at the reception desk are unfriendly. Sorry my mistake they are unfriendly with women and friendly with men !!!! When we got in the room we found Crackers crumb in the bed Dirty bathroom ( vomit stain on the toilet !!!!)...

1Thank surfette31
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 15 February 2016

the 30(?) bed dorm is airy and restful. barely spent time sleeping, though. l had lots of fun almost immediately after checking in. hung out at the rooftop bar where everybody were ejoying themselves. staff are variously fun or irritated i.e. laid back. the 'fruit lassi' on the menu was totally gross. very near the market & the river, and...

Thank BDBourbon
Lille, France
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Well when i arrived the bathroom wasnt clean,and when we asked to clean they Just showered the bathroom with detergent but no toilet paper and didnt change the dirty bin.the staff is very kind and nice but at the reception we feel anytime like we bother them.the bar on the roof top is amazing cheap and amazing food.congrat to the...

Thank cerise d
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

You get what you pay for here, great location friendly staff, rooms are very basic, the shower is above the toilet, fine for one night wouldn't personally stay longer due to the rooms, it's adequate for a backpackers budget but not a comfortable room, no tv we had a boarded up window too but it seemed clean and the rooftop...

Thank Jemmaramsey
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Pluses: price, location, friendly staff, rooftop bar. Minuses: too noisy, very basic. Ideal for those looking for parties. Not ideal for those who prefer quiter place. Would recommend for 1 night, for longer try something else.

Thank Ksulka

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11 Happy Backpackers, With over 40 rooms and 75+ dorm beds and an amazing rooftop bar/restaurant we strive to be Cambodia's #1 Hostel. We aim for our guests to enjoy their stay to the fullest. We offer: - Super priced private rooms, dorms and big group stays - An amazing rooftop with 2 pool tables, 2 dart machines, beerpong table, great music, fresh air, safe environment, serve food and drink all day and night, friendly staff and the place to party. - Last year we opened our Movie House corporation with The Flicks 2, located on our ground floor we are playing blockbusters, docu's, Cambodian history and backpacking classic movies in our AIRCONDITIONED awesomeness MOVIE ROOM, RATED #1 ON TRIPADVISOR AT THINGS TO DO IN PHNOM PENH. - Visa, Tickets, Tours service, you name it, we have it! sharply price and our visa prices beat the embassy prices! -dorms with AC starting from 5$ a night, -private rooms w/bathroom starting from 8$ a night - a social envirement for you to meet fellow travellers and have a great stay! - most central location you can find! 5 minute walk from Riverside and 10 minute walk to Central Market, Royal Palace & National Museum. - big spacious dorms for tour-groups. more than 40 rooms and 75 dorm beds. Amazing rooftop bar with FREE pooltables, TV, Hammocks, drinking games, Awesome music, SAFE $ FRIENDLY and many more! We arrange visas and bus tickets with GUARENTEED LOWEST PRICE! Once you stay you wont want to leave. ... more   less 

Additional Information about 11 Happy Backpackers

Address: #87-89, St.136, Phnom Penh 12000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: $13 - $14 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 60
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“Always take an A/C room which is a better bargain. Try rooms at the lower floor as they don't have a lift”
 of 5 bubbles shamsudahmed, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay here!!”
 of 5 bubbles emmawT1207GV, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorm room (D?) on the first floor was relatively quiet. Anything higher up than that would be louder.”
 of 5 bubbles 342corys, 2 Apr 2016 | Read review
“dorms are located across a bridge to the next building.”
 of 5 bubbles BDBourbon, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“First floor would be quieter than levels above”
 of 5 bubbles SarahJYN, 23 Sep 2015 | Read review
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