It's mushroom mania
What we say:
Since opening at the end of 2011, Mushroom Point has quickly become one of Sihanoukville's best known and best loved places to stay. It's situated on chilled out Otres Beach and boasts clean, big and round bungalows -- some private and others dorms -- that look like thatch-roofed mushrooms and have quirky features like round beds draped in mosquito nets.
Choose between a beach mushroom or settle into the garden editions for a hilariously hobbit-like environment. Mushroom Point has free WiFi and a popular beach bar/restaurant that serves up outstanding omelettes for breakfast and a Mediterranean inspired menu that we've heard great things about.
The vibe is exceptionally laid back, and our only complaint is that staff are perhaps a bit too relaxed, although they sure do seem to put some effort into selecting the mellow eclectic music that softly thumps all day. We guess that with the mushrooms almost always booked up solid, even in low season, they don't feel the need to go above and beyond. It's a minor gripe, and Mushroom Point fully deserves the great reputation it has thanks to no shortage of character and solid value to boot. Reserving ahead strongly recommended.
Contact details:Otres Beach, access road across from the beach. T: (097) 712 4635, (078) 509 079
Email them at: email@example.com
What we were quoted
|Type of room||Low season||High season||Notes|
|Bungalow fan share b'room||25 USD||25 USD|
|Dorm Fan||7 USD||10 USD||7-bed dorm|
|Bungalow fan private b'room||25 USD||30 USD||35 Christmas/New Year|
Added to Travelfish on: 16th March, 2011
Last visited or updated on: 1st January, 2013
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Rated 5 out of 5
Based on 1 ratings and 1 reviews
Total gem. Mushroom living is the only way on Otres beach.
I really cannot give this place more praise. It's cool, it's spotlessly clean, it's quiet at night, and the chill out area allows you to do exactly that-chill out. We moved from the very weird and dirty Done Right next door, and were very very pleasantly surprised when we were shown the spotless little mushroom (with a round bed!) where we were going to be staying for the same price as a less cool bungalow in Done Right. We also had a look at the dorm-equally as cool with 6 round beds in a circular room above the ''feeding point''. The staff are really pleasant, and the owners are very nice, not the most chatty, but that's not a bad thing. You can tell a lot of work has been put into this place, and there are so many nice little touches. The only negative thing about this place is the price of the food-while delicious (try the fruit salad dessert-AMAZING), it is a little on the expensive side. We found it was a bit above our budget to eat there every day. But it's definitely worth the extra couple of dollars to eat there as the food is so good. Ottres (otres?spelling??) beach itself-if your expecting not to be bothered by beach sellers/masseurs-think again. While not even a fraction of the craziness of serendipity beach, there are still a good number of sellers. But they aren't too pushy, generally pretty pleasant. It's easy enough to get into town if you need to, lots of moto's and tuk tuks outside ready to go. In all, I really can't recommend this place more, after travelling for 4 months in Asia, this place is a little gem to come across. Perfect to spend a few days chilling. Just go there and see for yourself!
Mushroom Point reviewed by iamextine (Total reviews: 3) on
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