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East Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Sadly we couldn't stay at the hostel was full but the super friendly staff pointed in the right direction to another guesthouse and organised us a deal. Hamish is a wealth of knowledge with the local vacuity and will help with anything including booking tickets etc. They also serve cold beer for $1 which is perfect after a hot day....

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England
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Guys, this is a budget backpackers, it isn't the Sheraton. Don't go expecting Sheraton standards because you're not paying for them. My room was adequately sized for the amount of time I intended to spend in there. I didn't have a window but I hadn't booked or paid for one, so it wasn't a surprise or a disappointment. The bathroom...

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Strasbourg
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

My friends and I lived in this hostel a succession of bad experiences. First, when we arrived, we were lost between the owner, too talkative and intrusive, and his staff, more than unfriendly : never smiling, almost ignoring us... Our dorm was the one on the highest floor. We had much better for the same price, in Vietnam but also...

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1Thank FerhatOo
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 31 December 2015

I went to Phnompenh with my friends and we rent a room there for 4 people and we had some interesting experience there. - Location: It is very close to the River, just few steps to get there. And from there you can walk to the Palace, the Museum, many famous temples like The Silver Temple. the Centrai Market, central...

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Europe
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights and we have been a bit disappointed. We choose this hostel for its good reviews but nothing from what is written we could find here. Our room was very small, with no window and the bathroom was very smelly. As well it was not really clean. The guesthouse and common area in general is...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 10 October 2015

quite cheap, basic, clean and a good location. i stayed in the big dorm, which was a lot of stairs up but i didn't really mind that. the room was clean, as was the bathroom. the location is ideal: in walking distance from the royal palace, night market and the river side. tuktuk to S21 + killing fields a bit...

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1Thank Camilleblanckaert
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 23 August 2015

We stayed here for a night before heading to Siem Reap. The Room is huge, clean, and reasonably priced. Location is in the heart of Phnom Penh, near to all must-see places only for 2$ tuk-tuk ride. Budget-wise, This is one of the best place to stay in Phnom Penh, recommended for backpackers.

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Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This got good reviews which why I booked here - but I am not sure why as there are much better options in pp. This is in a pretty good location on paper but the road is in a terrible state outside so it is grubby and dirty all around. And because the hostel is so basic it is all...

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2Thank Kate B
Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Great place to stay, well situated, friendly staff who help organise any tours and provide entertainment! I had a small private room, no AC but a fan which was fine. Lots to see and do, recommend this place, Hamish the owner and his staff were great company for a solo traveller

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1Thank fiknox
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I stayed in many hostels/backpackers while in Cambodia but Velkommen was certainly the best. The staff are all very friendly, with good English, they made staying there feel like home. The rooms are well priced, cleaned daily and I never heard a complaint being made. They are situated in an ideal location, with easy access to all Phnom Penh has...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Brand new Genuine Backpackers in the heart of the Riverside. Just across the street in the same great location as the popular Velkommen Guesthouse. A clean, comfortable, and safe environment. with the same friendly and personal service. With Private rooms and a large number of both fan only and AC dorm beds. With mostly brand new modern bathrooms. At unbeatable prices. Brand new Beds and linen. New clean towels provided for free. All dorms have personal lockers for extra security. large stylish bar and kick back area. Great for meeting other like-minded travelers, with regular events and live music. Our friendly and helpful staff can offer travel advice and help arrange day trips and onward travel. Centrally Located just 50m from the main river front area (Save money on tuk tuk rides to the river front). We are within walking distance to many of Phnom Penh's main attractions: e.g. Royal palace/ silver pagoda, Wat Phnom, Central & night Market. In the same street as Khandal market, the area has a truly Asian feel, with local Cambodians going about their daily life. From Sisowath quay (river front) turn down St 144 towards Khandal market. We are located on the right hand side. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Velkommen Backpackers

Address: 17 st 144 | Riverside, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Price Range: $13 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Velkommen Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Center, friendly, clean”
 of 5 bubbles , 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are for the backpacking crowd on the tight budget but I recommend the single rooms for a bit more.”
 of 5 bubbles Fringrish, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“If you can't or don't want to climb some sets of stairs, check on the ground floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MariZanini, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“ask for room with balcony, check the wifi carefully”
 of 5 bubbles Trang_Ivy, 31 Dec 2015 | Read review
“I had a private room with an ensuite”
 of 5 bubbles G8047UOstephanies, 3 Apr 2015 | Read review
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