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Ganesha Family Guesthouse

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What we say: 3.5 stars

A relatively new addition to the backpacker range is Ganesha Family Guesthouse on the very sweet Street 1.5, though you can also enter from Street 2. This is a small guesthouse with six rooms and two dorms, so availability may be an issue during high season. It’s a well-equipped and run little guesthouse, with a cafe and eating area overlooking Street 1.5, all the usual tour and travel info and services, bicycle and motorbike rental, a pool table, WiFi, plans for a movie room and even a craft shop on the Street 2 side. The vibe at the cafe felt very positive every time we dropped in. All rooms are clean, well finished with wood panelled walls and come with mosquito nets and ensuite bathrooms. Larger ones have balconies. The five-bed, smaller dorm room can be booked as a family room. All the dorm beds have lights and sockets nearby (some are shared with the neighbouring bed), and they have ample lockers for your gear. The staff here were very helpful and friendly when we stopped by.

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Street 1.5, Battambang.  T: (092) 135 570, (092) 144 479  
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dorm Fan 5 USD 5 USD
Dbl fan private b'room 8 USD 8 USD Cold water
Dbl air-con private b'room 10 USD 10 USD Hot water

Added to Travelfish on: 13th January, 2014
Last visited or updated on: 10th July, 2015

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Nicky Sullivan is an Irish freelance writer (and aspiring photographer). She has lived in England, Ireland, France, Spain and India, but decided that her tribe and heart are in Cambodia, where she has lived since 2007 despite repeated attempts to leave. She dreams of being as tough as Dervla Murphy, but fears there may be a long way to go. She can’t stand whisky for starters. She was a researcher, writer and coordinator for The Angkor Guidebook: Your Essential Companion to the Temples, now one of the best-selling guidebooks to the temples.

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Street 1.5, Battambang. 
T: (092) 135 570, (092) 144 479

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