The Siem Reap Hostel

7 Makara St (High School Road), Wat Damnak, Siem Reap, Cambodia, Distance from city centre: 1.6km
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Rating: 99%from 3 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 100%Security
  • 100%Cleanliness
  • 93%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 100%Facilities
1stly, check the no. of reviews! the awards! Welcome to the grand ol’ Mamma of Hostels in Siem Reap - the original luxury budget accom provider with unmatched facilities & experience in SEA!

The first registered backpackers in Cambodia and the first to offer budget luxury style dorms and private rooms. Immaculately maintained and socially responsible. The perfect balance between style and affordability, chill and fun, all while offering opportunity for cultural insights and a break from the rigours of travel in SEA.

No hidden costs and fairly priced. We offer more - more to our guests and staff alike and as experienced travellers ourselves, we don’t think you’ll find better bang for your buck ANYWHERE! If you do, BRING THEM TO US!!!

Owned and run by Australian and Cambodian Nationals, The Siem Reap Hostel was purpose designed and built from the ground up to provide top shelf backpacker accommodation for a range of budgets - all while ensuring our staff are amoung the best trained and salaried in the country. We offer the poorest kids from rural villages the opportunity of a career in hospitality - while still studying, if need be. We’re here for you. We’re here for them – and they love it! So do we!

While we are not an industrial party style hostel, we have a lively poolside bar and restaurant and plenty of common areas making it easy to socialise and meet other travellers, or get away from it all and enjoy peace and quiet, overlooking the beautiful grounds of the Wat Dam Nak temple.

Only five minute‘s walk from the Old Market and the action of Pub Street. We have all the trimmings like free, lightning fast WiFi, air conditioning, strong hot showers, beautiful clean rooms, private balcony and separate, ensuite bathroom and shower in our deluxe dorms and private rooms…A bar, restaurant, cinema, yoga room with daily classes, chill spaces, pool table… friendly (well paid) local staff and western mgmt to cater for your every need.

We’ve been here the longest and to indulge in just a little trumpet blowing, we think our slew of awards shows again and again we know how to do it right.

Check us out!

* 24 Hr check-in
* FREE PICK UP service anytime - send us your airport, bus or boat arrival details. After 10pm can be tricky so TALK TO US! email us directly after booking, so we can sort it - but please note: those travelling from Bangkok by bus will need to contact The Hostel on arrival in Siem Reap for pick up.
The boat from Battambang is currently docking 30km from Siem Reap so a $5 pick up is charged at this time of year to cover driver's fuel and time.
* AIR CON in all rooms
* FREE WiFi in all rooms and areas of hostel
* REAL STRONG & HOT WATER in all deluxe rooms and bathrooms- not just those dribbley wall units!
* Extensive electronic security, big backpack size lockers under every bed (padlocks $1 - but we'll buy them back when you'rew done!) and night guards for your peace of mind
* FREE computers in lobby
* Sparkling undercover POOL, cleaned every day
* A CINEMA screening daily
* A beautiful balcony room for YOGA with several classes weekly
* Room servicing and cleaning every day and dorm bathrooms and toilets serviced twice daily
* Chill out areas and book swap library
* TVs in all private rooms with over 60 channels
* Free pool table, foosball, giant Connect 4 game, heaps of board games
* Weekly entertainment including, BBQ, $1 Daiquiri pool party, pool comp and a local food tour.
* Bar and Restaurant with Western and Asian meals, a 3 HOUR HAPPY HOUR with 50c beers and 2 for 1 cocktails
* Laundry Service just next door for those in dorms and 1 free load for those in private rooms
* Trustworthy tuk tuk drivers who can take you anywhere, give great advice and won't rip you off with our set pricing. We take no commissions from our drivers!
* Tour Desk to book onward travel or sightseeing around Siem Reap
* Massage and Day Spa facilities in-house
* The hostel overlooks beautiful Wat Dam Nak pagoda
* The BEST music playlist in South East Asia with the latest tracks, remixes and classics of all genres
* Guitar for those who wish to serenade their friends or just keep their chops up.

As part of our community support initiatives, we offer long term discount rates for volunteers for approved organisations. Email ahead or check with management on arrival.

Buffet breakfast is included for private room guests, and is just $2 for those staying in dorm rooms. The breakfast includes tea, coffee, juices, toast, pancakes and a selection of fresh fruit and cereals.

We do not accept bookings of:
- groups of over 8 pax or
- stays of more than 14 days (with the exception of approved volunteers)
- kids under 8
- bookings of less than 2 nights: cancellations within 24 hours before 2pm of the day of arrival will be charged for the first 2 nights. ie Please don't expect to shorten your booking to 1 night stay on arrival.

See you when you get here!

Driess, Liam, Roth and all The Siem Reap Hostel team.

As much as we'd love to, we do not accept bookings for children under
the age of 8. Our pool is not fenced and unsupervised. Additional
bedding can supplied for triple rooms on enquiry.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Café
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • DVDs
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Mini Supermarket
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

We do not accept bookings of:
- groups of over 8 pax or
- stays of more than 14 days (with the exception of approved volunteers)
- kids under 8
- bookings of less than 2 nights: cancellations within 24 hours before
2pm of the day of arrival will be charged for the first 2 nights. ie
Please don't expect to shorten your booking to 1 night stay on arrival.

See you when you get here!

While Hostelworld accepts credit card payment for booking deposits, we do not
have credit card facilities currently at the Hostel.

Driess, Liam, Roth and all The Siem Reap Hostel team.

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The Siem Reap Hostel is located 5 minutes walk from the Old Market on 7 Makara Street. This is close to the corner of Angkor School Rd and Wat Bo Road, backing onto the Wat Damnak temple complex. There is only one hostel called 'The Siem Reap Hostel' - be prepared for tuk tuk drivers to try and take you elsewhere. We are next door to the Golden Temple Hotel (a bright orange building).

Most bus stations are about 10 minutes away by tuk tuk, the airport a little further. Please contact us to arrange transfers from the airport, bus or boat stations free of charge. We will do our very best to have a driver there waiting for you with a sign, however the bus companies will try anything to get you to one of their commission paying hotels.

If you are walking from town cross over the bridge at the Old Market, go straight through the round about and cross over one intersection. We are another 200m up the road on the right hand side.

See the pics on this website so you know what you are looking for.

Located Near

The Hostel is located near the Old Market, Pub Street, Restaurants, Cafes, Bus stations, Central Market and just about anything you could need.

We are located near the main road which leads to the Angkor Wat temples, for easy access to sunrise visits with our Tuk Tuk drivers or cycling on your own.

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