A good riverside option
What we say:
Decorated in an almost Shanghai Tang style, the Bougainvillier may be loved by some but others find it cheesy. The standards have city views, which translates into peering over the tin roof of the carpark next door. On the upside, the rooms are less ostentatiously decorated than the lobby, are immaculate and come with TV, fridge and complimentary internet access. They actually resemble a slightly less-expensive version of Amanjaya, so if you don't want to spring for the top hotel on the strip, this is a pragmatic alternative. The long, narrow suites line the riverside and are massive two-room affairs, with wood-panel ceilings, a spacious lounge area facing the river and a separate bedroom – good for families with young kids. They have TVs in each room. Bathrooms are very clean and a step above the usual fare, but have doors that bang as loud as temple drums. Windows are double glazed, so traffic noise is less of an issue, but don't plan on too much time on the veranda as it's noisy and dusty. The hotel bills itself as the best place in town to see the water festival, which may come true eventually, but as of March 2009, a wall blocking construction of a boardwalk along the riverside still partly obscured the river view. In mid-2008, the hotel took over Red Hibiscus two doors down, adding 32 rooms, and now the hotel has two locations with an ANZ ATM sandwiched between. The breakfast buffet seems overpriced, and the dinner menu, prepared by French and Khmer chefs, serves everything from foie gras to amok, ranging in price from $8 to $25.
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Contact details:277G Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh. T: (023) 220 528 F: (023) 220 529
Email them at: firstname.lastname@example.org
What we were quoted
|Type of room||Low season||High season||Notes|
|Deluxe- Double||58 USD||58 USD||$65 for a single|
Added to Travelfish on: 23rd September, 2005
Last visited or updated on: 20th May, 2009
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Rated 2.5 out of 5
Based on 3 ratings and 3 reviews
Not worth it!
We stayed here for the 1st 2 nights in PP & for the exorbitant price[for Cambodia] were very disappointed.Many things were wrong with our room & were never fixed,e.g. the towel rack fell off the wall on 1st use so our towels stayed on the floor for the rest of our stay!The phone didn't have a plug so was just an ornament! & 2 lamps didn't work.So we moved to the Paragon just nearby with as good a balcony/view/location for less than half the price & everything was in working order.Don't waste your money on this overpriced acconodation!!
Bougainvillier Hotel reviewed by darrellhilton (Total reviews: 2) on
Good place to start out a trip
We booked our first couple of nights in Phnom Penh here for some riverside atmosphere and comfort and found our spacious riverview suite very comfortable. I especially enjoyed the separate living room, as I had terrible jetlag and could get up at 2am, go watch TV in the living room and not disturb my sleeping wife. Cannot comment on the food as it was a bit out of our budget--$6 for breakfast? no thanks, the Veiyo Tonle made a proper, tasty pork bor bor to get me started in the morning, blood and all, for $1.25 (not on the menu, just ask). Too many other good choices for food and drink on the river more within our budget.
Bougainvillier Hotel reviewed by CunningMcFar (Total reviews: 45) on
Accueil déplorable des patrons francophones, décevant.
Attention lors de la réservation on vous demandera de payer une nuit d' avance par CB Visa... ce ''deposit'' sera immédiatement encaissé, même si vous réservez 2 mois à l' avance! on vous demandera également de payer une nuit d' avance pour tous séjour ultérieur. Clientelle francophone s' abstenir... le staff composé essentiellement d' adolescent trés serviable parle uniquement anglais et les 3 patrons français même assis derriere ne vous adresseront jamais la parole!
Bougainvillier Hotel reviewed by jagoland (Total reviews: 10) on
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