Guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh general information: All the information is firsthand from my trips to Phnom Penh. Every year I visit many old and new hotels in Phnom Penh, speak to staff/owners and take new pics. My guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh list below is constantly updated.
Most of the guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh are located close to the areas where a lot of hostess bars, clubs and restaurants are concentrated – Street 130, Street 136, Street 104, Street 51… The city is fairly compact and you can easily hop from one place to another. My Phnom Penh bar girls guide is updated. New post Phnom Penh hostess bars with maps and prices.
Guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh 2020 update
New pics and review from Tao riverside residence and Red hibiscus hotel. After the recent renovation Tao residence is now one of the best guest friendly hotels. Le Vincent hotel added to the list below.
Guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh important updates from previous years: River 108 hotel has a new name – Riverview Cambodia boutique hotel and it’s still guest friendly. Riverside Suites is now Tao Riverside Residence and Hometown suite hotel is now Best Central Point Hotel. Both hotels are still guest friendly too. Golden Sorya Mall is now Pub street. Fully renovated area, good for food but almost no freelancers and many empty bars. Flamingos and Blue Tongue hotel are closed. There is a new hotel right opposite Pub Street (Sorya mall), Purple Inn, short time rooms available for $8. Walkabout bar is permanently closed.
Top guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh near Riverfront
1-9 – top guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh;A-F – more guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh; B – beer bars (hostess bars); B – Street 51 beer bar area
1. Sun & Moon Urban Hotel **** $74+
Best value for money from all luxury guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh. One of the newest hotels in the area, built in 2015. Excellent rooms with modern design and free Wi-Fi. Comfy bed, bathroom with nice shower and toilet. It’s probably the hotel with the best swimming pool, close to the action. Located on Street 136, most bar areas are within few minutes walk.
Guest friendly policy: If you book a room for two, you can bring visitors free of charge. If you book a room for one person, they charge $10 for every visitor.
2. Ohana Phnom Penh Palace hotel *** $31+
Ohana hotel has a very good location close to the Riverside and within walking distance to the most beer bar areas. The rooms are nice and quiet with good sized beds. Clean toilets and bahtrooms with a bathtub. The hotel has the second best swimming pool (the best is at Sun&Moon hotel), excellent rooftop restaurant with magnificent view of the river and jacuzzi.
3. Tao Riverside Residence **** $50+
Fantastic recently renovated hotel and excellent location right on the riverfront. Short walk to the main nightlife area on street 136 with many hostess bars and restaurants. Huge, clean and modern decorated rooms with huge beds, coaches and wifi. Clean bathrooms with bathtubs. Nice large balconies with chairs and magnificent riverside view. Even with all the traffic the rooms are very quiet.
4. Monsoon Boutique Hotel *** $25+
Decent guest friendly hotel located on Street 130, literary between some of the best beer bars in Phnom Penh. Good value for the price. Large rooms and clean bathrooms with nice design. Flat TV. Some rooms can be noisy. If you are a light sleeper, do not get a room facing the street. Excellent wi-fi connection. Nice breakfast. Very helpful and friendly staff.
5. Golden House International Hotel *** $33+
One of the best guest friendly hotels in Phnom Penh. I stayed there three times. The hotel is located in the middle of the nightlife area – street 136 and close to the riverfront. A lot of hostess bars and restaurants almost at your doorsteps. If you are a light sleeper, ask for a quieter room. Comfy beds, wi-fi, great aircon and lcd tv with lots of international channels in the room. Clean bathrooms with bathtubs. Very safe place – you get a call from the reception before allowing your girl to leave the hotel.
6. Lux Riverside Hotel and Apartment **** $40+
Lux Riverside Hotel & Apartments is on street 136 right in the action. Best location from all guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh. Many beer bars just across the street. All other main nightlife areas are on a walking distance. Clean hotel with huge rooms and bathrooms, large and comfy beds, in room safe and very good free wi-fi. Friendly and helpful staff. The free breakfast is very basic. Better eat outside – plenty of cheap eating places nearby.
7. Riverview Cambodia Boutique Hotel *** $43+
I stayed once at Riverview hotel. The hotel has a very good central location between the two of three main bar streets 104 and 136 (5 min. walk) and opposite the nightmarket and the bus station. Plenty of eating places around as the hotel is at the riverfront area. Deluxe rooms are huge, in a very stylish design and have nice beds, high-speed wi-fi, safe, LCD TV, desk, aircon, minibar. Nice bathrooms. Standart rooms and bathrooms are nice too. The staff are very friendly, helpful and speak good English.
8. Vacation Boutique Hotel *** $29+
Guest friendly policy: Visitors must have an ID. No extra charges.
9. Best Central Point Hotel *** $17+
It’s the former Hometown suite hotel. Probably the best value for money cheap guest friendly hotel in Phnom Penh. You can get a huge balcony room for less than $25 per night. The beds and bathrooms are huge too. Flat TV, fridge and in room safe. The location is not in the middle of the beer bar area but only a short walk to bars. Many excellent cheap restaurants nearby.
0. Sundance Inn & Saloon *** $19+
Great value for money guest friendly hotel within walking distance to many beer bars. I stayed there in 2016. Big clean rooms with huge comfy beds. Excellent free wi-fi, large TVs with attached computers (also usb ports for your own media). Clean bathrooms and showers with hot water. Nice bar on the first floor. The owner Harry and the staff are very friendly. Small but clean swimming pool. Side entrance with a keycard. The hotel has only 12 rooms, one room without windows, so better book in advance.
More guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh near Riverfront
A. Silver River Hotel *** $27+
B. Amanjaya Pancam Suites Hotel **** $81+
One of the best upscale luxury guest friendly hotels in Phnom Penh, close to the action. Walking distance to most beer bar areas. Huge, well decorated, spotlessly clean rooms with balconies, comfy beds, big and clean bathrooms and excellent free wi-fi. Friendly service and manager. Great riverside view from the rooftop bar.
C. Le Grand Palais Boutique Hotel *** $45+
The hotel is located in an old colonial building. Huge and very well-decorated rooms with nice beds, clean bathrooms, free-Wi-Fi, in room safe and flat TV. Small rooftop swimming pool. Excellent option if you are a ST fan. Cyrcee secret bar is right across the street.
D. Point Boutique Hotel *** $27+
One of the newest hotels in the area. Excellent location on Street 130, close to the Riverside and best hostess bars in Phnom Penh. Junior suites are huge and nice. Comfy beds, LCD TVs and desks, in-room safe and fridge. Top floor rooms have an excellent view of the city but low water pressure. Nice and clean bathrooms. The wi-fi is ok. New elevators.
E. City Centre Hotel *** $17+
Excellent location right on Street 130, very close to the bars. Deluxe rooms are great with nice and good-sized bathrooms, LCD TVs and desks and fridge. Standard rooms are too small and some don’t have windows. Excellent wi-fi. The rooms on top floor are quiet. The hotel has an elevator. Good restaurant downstairs.
F. Red Hibiscus Hotel *** $23+
One of the cheapest options for a guest friendly hotel in Phnom Penh right on the Riverside. Their cheapest rooms are good enough with comfortable beds, desks, chairs, tables and flat screen TVs. Suite rooms have bedrooms, living rooms and balconies overlooking the riverside. All rooms have similar bathrooms.
Himawari Hotel Apartments ***** $98+
Good value for money upscale luxury hotel on guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh list. Very large and clean self-contained apartments with balconies and magnificent views of the river. The hotel has a great swimming pool, outdoor jakuzzi , tennis court, gym, sauna, massage and spa. A bit far from the main party areas. $3 with a tuk-tuk.
Guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh near street 51
1-9 – guest friendly hotels; B – street 51 beer bar area; G – Pub Street (former Golden Sorya Mall, not many freelancers now); P – Pontoon disco (freelancers late at night); W – Walkabout bar (permanently closed on April 21); H – Heart of Darkness club (freelancers late at night)
1. Mondulkiri Boutique Hotel *** $18+
One of the newest guest friendly hotels in Phnom Penh and my favourite in guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh list. I booked a room for one month in 2015 as it is a great value for money option. The hotel is situated in a quiet location on street 178, but close to the street 51 area (one of the top party areas in the city with a lot of hostess bars, restaurants and discos). The rooms are huge with comfy beds, wi-fi, shower with high pressure, great aircon, lcd tv and even a kettle with free coffee in the room. I love the cocktails and the great view from the rooftop bar. The only downside is that the hotel is a bit far from the riverfront, but you can always take a tuk tuk in front of the hotel for $2. Ask for Sarong, a really nice guy.
Blue Tongue Hotel *** $26+ (closed)
Blue Tongue Hotel is a good option on my guest friendly hotels Phnom Penh list if you are looking for guest friendly hotel on street 51. Less than a minute to the hostess bars, clubs and eating places. Clean, large rooms, comfy beds, wi-fi. No joiner fee but have to book double room and only one unregistered guest per room allowed.
3. Cardamom Hotel & Apartment *** $34+
Cardamom is the best guest friendly hotel in the street 51 area if you don’t mind to pay more. Less than two minute walk to the party area. Clean, stylish rooms with flat TV, free wi-fi and nice bathrooms. Very friendly staff.
4. Nana Hotel&Cafe Restaurant *** $16+
Nana hotel is a cheap budget option, ok for a short stay. One of the oldest hotels in the street 51 area. The party area is right across the street. Many cheap food options nearby. Clean rooms with flat TV and very good wi-fi. Most rooms don’t have windows. Bathrooms with hot water.
5. Asia Tune Hotel **** $28+
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|City Centre Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$17+|
|Lux Riverside Hotel and Apartment||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$40+|
|Ohana Phnom Penh Palace Hotel||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$31+|
|Monsoon Boutique Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$25+|
|H Hotel Cambodia||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$38+|
|The Quay Boutique Hotel||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$50+|
|Le Grand Mekong Hotel||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$26+|
|Dara Reang Sey Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$24+|
|Angkor International Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$18+|
|Sundance Inn & Saloon||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$19+|
|Golden River Palace Guesthouse||2||Riverfront||wi-fi||$19+|
|Himawari Hotel Apartments||5||Riverfront||wi-fi||$98+|
|Queen Wood Hotel||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$23+|
|Mondulkiri Boutique Hotel||3||Street 51||wi-fi||$18+|
|Nana Hotel&Cafe||3||Street 51||wi-fi||$16+|
|Royal Inn Hotel||3||Other||wi-fi||$19+|
|River Star Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$24+|
|Mito Hotel||3+||Royal Palace||wi-fi||$24+|
|Manor House||3||Royal Palace||wi-fi||$32+|
|Golden House International Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$33+|
|Eureka Villas||3+||Royal Palace||wi-fi||$36+|
|Riverview Cambodia Boutique Hotel||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$40+|
|La Rose Boutique Hotel&Spa||4||Other||wi-fi||$92+|
|Tao Riverside Residence||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$50+|
|Amanjaya Pancam Hotel||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$81+|
|Naga World&Entertainment Complex||5||Riverfront||wi-fi||$84+|
|The Great Duke Phnom Penh||5||Other||no||$153+|
|Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeetra Hotel||5||Other||wi-fi||$220+|
|Raffles Hotel Le Royal||5||Other||wi-fi||$219+|
|Silver River Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$23+|
|Asia Tune Hotel||4||Street 51||wi-fi||$28+|
|Cardamom Hotel & Apartment||3||Street 51||wi-fi||$34+|
|Sun&Moon Urban Hotel||4||Riverfront||wi-fi||$74+|
|Vacation Boutique Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$29+|
|Best Central Point Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$17+|
|Le Grand Palais Boutique Hotel||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$45+|
|Point Boutique Hotel||3+||Riverfront||wi-fi||$27+|
|Red Hibiscus Hotel||3||Riverfront||wi-fi||$23+|
|Le Vincent Hotel||2||Riverfront||wi-fi||$23+|
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