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The Purple Mangosteen

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02/04/2017 03/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this little place. Small menu but perfectly formed. Khmer Curry, pork with eggplant and morning glory -. All full of flavour and delicious. It is off the main Pub Street, on a quiet bylane, easily missed. But would recommend you Google map your way there. We later discovered that it was also a hotel with rooms. I can't...

2Thank Shondeep B
Baarn, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 December 2016

We found by coincidence this had a very good diner at this beautiful restaurant. The staff is very friendly. You need to walk a little bit further in the alley to find this restaurant but it's definitely worth going to this restaurant when you are in Pub Street.

Thank Patrick N
Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

They were so accommodating in serving me a vegetable curry with little fish sauce. After a bought of food poisoning a few days before on Pub Street, I was feeling very cautious. It was a wonderful experience. Also, 2 for 1 happy hour was a plus!

Thank Heather D
Beckingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

On landing at Siem Reap airport, my daughter and I were met and taken to The Purple Mangosteen in a tuk tuk. A fun way to travel! When we arrived at this little family run hotel, we were warmly greeted but the owner, Phally. I had been communicating with her on several occasions by email and it was like we...

Thank Haeremai18
Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I booked this little hotel after doing much research online. I have traveled to Siem Reap once before but this was the first time with my kids (9 and 16), so I was looking for a room that would accommodate the four of us. The Purple Mangosteen offers a well-priced family room and this worked good for us. The only...

Thank frodo1212620
Labrador, Australia
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

After unsuccessfully trying to find a restaurant reviewed in Lonely Planet, quite by chance we ended up here. Really tasty satay chicken for a starter and the amok and chicken with ginger were both delightful. Recommended.

1Thank milkmeister
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Nice well-appointed and smartly designed rooms. We stayed here after feeling isolated in the more posh hotels closer to the temple areas. This is right in the middle of the old market where you can practically hear everyone including the horrible karaoke singers from neighboring establishments, and the clanging sound of construction noises throughout the day. No elevators and it...

Thank qtpiegollywow
Purplemangosteen, Chanthla MAO/ Hotel Manager at The Purple Mangosteen, responded to this review

Dear qtpiegollywow, That's a very most importance for your sharing such a valuable review from you, We really much appreciated to see your feedback and let us apologize for the inconvenience caused to you from noisy sound nearby. Hope everything is more comfort zone while we did our best to put sound proof to protect and reduce sound effect and...

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for dinner and we had the fried chicken ginger and the Khmer curry - both delicious. Also the mango salad that was ok. The place was empty because it was pretty late at night but the service was super attentive and accommodating. Best Cambodian food we've had in our trip and very good value so we wold...

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Purplemangosteen, Chanthla / Hotel Manager at The Purple Mangosteen, responded to this review

Dear Esteem Guest, We would like to express sincerely thanks for lovely reviews in sharing your experienced with our services, we look forward to welcome you back in the nearest future. Best wishes with loved & care, Chanthla MAO (Ms.) Hotel Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Chance upon this place while walking in pub street. So glad we came here. The red khmer curry is super and so is the eggplant with pork. We didn't like the chicken basil that much though. The mango salad is super too!!!!! Cocktails are $4 and 2 for 1 during happy hour. So glad we came!!!! It's a gem in...

Thank DuchessMaggie
Purplemangosteen, Chanthla/ Hotel Manager at The Purple Mangosteen, responded to this review

Dear DuchessMaggie, Let us express faithfully thanks for taking valuable time to share such a glowing review of your Khmer food experienced with us. We constantly endeavor to bring excellent standards of services, Your kind praises on affordable price and services are a great motivation for us to continuously strive for even better experiences for all our esteem guests. I...

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

You should definitely try the khmer curry. Amazing curry and the best we had so far in Cambodia! The owner is very friendly, her staff too and the owner speaks very good english. We really recommand this place

Thank Brigitte M

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Purple Mangosteen is a small boutique Hotel with 6 stylish rooms in the heart of the historic centre of Siem Reap. It is located in the fashionable lane tucked behind the Old Market which still has some of the last original shop houses that are now art cafés, restaurants, boutiques and galleries. Only a few steps away from the vibrant night life of the Old Quarter this Hotel is quiet with elegant fully air-conditioned rooms. Each room has an en-suite bathroom with a rain shower and a full range of locally produced cosmetics for the guests to sample. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Purple Mangosteen

Address: The Alley West | Near Old Market, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: $29 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Purple Mangosteen 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Great chicken sate”
 of 5 bubbles Checkmate1, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“All rooms with A/C, just a room 04 is a bit noise.”
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 of 5 bubbles 217phillipy, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Avoid this hotel if you want a peace of mind. It's in loud & crazy area - pub street. But this is the right place for having fun at night.”
 of 5 bubbles steammilk, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Numbers 4 and 6 have the extremely loud disco outside. The other rooms at the front, are a bit less noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Iluvrome_12, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Right in the heart of Siem Reap”
 of 5 bubbles Haeremai18, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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