Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Serendipity Beach is the western end of Ochheuteal Beach and is home to many of the backpacker guesthouses and fancier beach bungalows. It is the most popular area to stay in Sihanoukville.
High-end bungalowsSerendipity Beach
T: (089) 933 318;
Above Us Only Sky has just four bungalows, but their focus is quality, not quantity. The bungalows, with ceramic-tiled floors and actual finished walls, are nicer than the standard ones you'll find ... Read the full review of Above Us Only Sky.
Lovely bungalowsSerendipity beach (next to Cloud 9)
T: (012) 380 296;
The Cove is a highlight on Serendipity. Their Khmer-style bungalows on the hillside are nestled between palm and banana trees and provide a quiet retreat. Each bungalow has a private balcony with a ... Read the full review of The Cove.
Midrange boutiqueSerendipity Beach Rd
T: (012) 315 338;
Reef Resort is an oasis of calm nestled among the backpacker hangouts on Serendipity Beach Rd. Boutique-style tiled rooms are well-appointed and extremely clean in a way that only new buildings in ... Read the full review of Reef Resort.
Quiet, beautiful bungalowsSerendipity Beach
T: (012) 479 365;
Hidden away in the trees at the western end of the beach, Australian/German-run Cloud 9 is still one of the better value spots on Serendipity, although not as much as it once was. Their time at the ... Read the full review of Cloud 9.USD 10 to 35 12 votes Flashpacker
CharmingOn the trail down to Serendipity Beach
T: (092) 759 753;
New Sea View Villa offers something to fit just about all budgets, with accommodation ranging from $8 fan rooms through to $40 abodes decked out with all the amenities. Though the glossier rooms have ... Read the full review of New Seaview Villa.
Good for partiers on a budgetSerendipity Road, Sihanoukville
T: (017) 355 503;
Just 200 metres from Serendipity beach and pier, @Home Guesthouse is a decent budget option for those wanting a good mix of partying and relaxing. You can walk out your front door and be at the night ... Read the full review of @Home Guesthouse.
Plain but cleanSerendipity Rd
T: (016) 777 818;
Another of the GST conglomerate and built in 2010, this one has lovely sea view rooms while the ones without views are bland but clean, large and well-furnished. All rooms have TV and Khmer-typical ... Read the full review of GST 3.
Beachside comfortSerendipity Beach
T: (016) 953 896;
Leng Meng Beach Bungalows offers what may be the nicest accommodation perched directly on the sands of Serendipity beach. These brick bungalows are sturdier and more finished-feeling than their ... Read the full review of Leng Meng Beach Bungalows.
Slightly overpricedSerendipity Beach
T: (012) 752 181;
This comfortable guesthouse was back in the day a great choice with wooden bungalows scattered over the hillside behind their small restaurant. In 2004-2005 Coasters upgraded to a large concrete ... Read the full review of Coasters.USD 10 to 35 10 votes Flashpacker
Ochheuteal Beach has a selection of hotels along a couple of roads that run parallel to the beach. Nothing is more then a five minute walk from the water. The free accommodation, when available, is at the eastern end of the beach.
Pleasant and affordableSerendipity Beach Rd
T: (012) 995 175;
Beach Road has an array of pleasant and affordable rooms not too far off the beach. The terracotta-coloured exterior contrasts nicely with redwood accents and the green of their well-kept garden. ... Read the full review of Beach Road.USD 10 to 35 2 votes Flashpacker
True resort feel in Sihanoukville23 Tola/Pheah Lumhei Phumin St (two blocks off Ochheuteal Beach)
T: (034) 933 634;
The Beach Club Resort has had a makeover and they're now a true resort, with a midsized turquoise pool surrounded by sun loungers and thatched roof cabanas. Rates include an all-you-can eat buffet ... Read the full review of Beach Club Resort.
Solid valueFar end of Occheuteal beach, Sihanoukville
T: (034) 933 449;
Many travellers miss out on spotting Makara Bungalows due to its location tucked down at the far end of Occheuteal beach and its lack of advertising. It might be priced a touch above your average ... Read the full review of Makara Bungalows.Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
Away from the madness7 Poloway St
T: (034) 934 582;
Located around the corner from Serendipity Beach Rd, Aqua Resort has freshly painted, well-appointed rooms with amenities like refrigerators, cable TV with 60 stations and video game consoles ... Read the full review of Aqua Resort.
Good valueMithona/Ochheuteal St, Ochheuteal beach
T: (034) 933 895;
Located next to the GST Guesthouse, Ochheuteal Beach Side Bungalows is a good choice with spacious and spotless air-con rooms (two to a bungalow) all fitted out with cable TV, hot water bathrooms, ... Read the full review of Ochheuteal Beach Side Bungalows.USD 10 to 35 3 votes Flashpacker
Good family optionMithona/Ochheuteal St, Ochheuteal beach
T: (034) 933 641; F: (034) 933 640
The Seaside Hotel has friendly staff, with spacious, tidy rooms in an impressive-looking two-storey building. All rooms have air-con, hot water and TV. Old-fashioned decor is the norm here, though it ... Read the full review of Seaside Hotel.
Good poolside valueTwo blocks off Ochheuteal beach
T: (012) 380 300;
Orchidee's rooms span a sizeable budget spectrum. Their least expensive rooms are on the small side but still have en suite bathrooms and air-con. As prices increase, rooms get newer and more ... Read the full review of Orchidee Guest House.USD 10 to 35 3 votes Flashpacker
Biggest but not the bestBack off Ochheuteal Beach
T: (016) 210 222;
GST Guesthouse is owned by the same-named bus company and the place has the atmosphere of a bus station. We've heard that GST pays by far the highest commissions of any guesthouse in Sihanoukville, ... Read the full review of GST Guesthouse.Under USD 10 5 votes Backpacker
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