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Blissful Guesthouse

A blissful backpacker option

Photo of Blissful Guesthouse, Off the river, Kampot (Salt Mine Workers roundabout). , Kampot

What we say: 4 stars

A stalwart of the Kampot backpacker scene, Blissful has a range of good value rooms and a lovely garden setting. Accommodation is shared out between a large, two-storey house with hardwood floors, and dorm rooms and earth walled bungalows next door. The rooms are clean and reasonably well-maintained, even if some are a little pokey. Dorm rooms have windows, fans, and three or eight beds with shared bathrooms outside. Beds are not the softest, but come with mosquito nets and windows have screens. The pleasant garden area is good for lazing in hammocks and bucket chairs under thatched roofs, surrounded by palms and connected by stone paths, but bring some mosquito repellent. The bar/restaurant serves excellent Western and Cambodian food, including a Sunday roast, and has plentiful information stuck on the walls. It's a good spot to meet fellow travellers, especially at the Tuesday quiz night and the Wednesday Texas Hold 'Em evening. During happy hours from 16:00 to 20:00, draft Anchor costs 75 cents and shooters are 2 for 1. Bicycles are available for hire and Blissful can assist regarding volunteering opportunities in Kampot. A popular, comfortable and friendly spot, with a welcoming backpacker vibe.

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Off the river, Kampot (Salt Mine Workers roundabout).  T: (012) 513 024, (012) 856 975 
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Sgl fan private b'room 4 USD 4 USD
Dbl fan private b'room 6 USD 6 USD
Dorm Fan 3 USD 3 USD
Dbl fan share b'room 3 USD 3 USD
Bungalow fan share b'room 7 USD 7 USD

Added to Travelfish on: 3rd July, 2004
Last visited or updated on: 17th February, 2014

Last reviewed by:
Abigail has been stoned by villagers in India, become an honorary Kenyan tribeswoman, sweet talked border guards and had close encounters with black mambas. Her motto is: “Live to tell the tale.”
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Blissful Guesthouse
Off the river, Kampot (Salt Mine Workers roundabout). 
T: (012) 513 024, (012) 856 975

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