A number of options have sprung up in and around town, catering to budgets from $2 to $120 a night. You can choose between the convenience of being right in town, or get a little more adventurous by heading further out. There you can choose between luxurious, villa-style properties, or traditional-style chalets. The world is your oyster.
With beautifully decorated villas set in landscaped gardens, overlooking a pool, kids play area and the lush, lush hills of Mondulkiri, the plush Mayura Hill Resort is a luxurious alternative to Sen Monorom’s more low-brow guesthouses. Located a 10-minute drive from what passes for downtown and set on a hillside overlooking Sen Monorom Mayura (meaning peacock in Khmer), Mayura makes for a... Read our full review of Mayura Hill Resort.
An impressive property, that just got better and better the more we explored, Tree Lodge is just outside of town, but worth the trek to get there. The main building sits aside a quiet lane, with a magnificent view across the hills and valleys behind, all of which you can enjoy from inside the restaurant with its big windows, or the balcony outside. It’s perfectly aligned for catching... Read our full review of Tree Lodge.
Nicely separated wooden huts scattered among the trees on a gentle incline overlooking the hills on the other side of a valley give this place a sense of privacy, and adventure, that you just won’t find anywhere else. The Nature Lodge is Sen Monorom's most popular hotel, run by an Israeli-Khmer couple with a good grasp on what makes the backpacker set tick. The bungalows are set in a... Read our full review of Nature Lodge.
Oromis Resort, set into a lush, mountainous garden complete with a plethora of orchids, thatch bungalows and a running river alongside, is a great choice for a romantic getaway or just to enjoy a little peace and quiet on your own. Prices start a touch above the average backpacker budget, but it’s worth every riel. Relax and read a book. As you’re heading towards the downtown area of... Read our full review of Oromis Resort.
With 15 clean and comfortable wooden cabins, Phanyro was described as “plush” by one young Sen Monorom expat and while we wouldn’t go that far, it is a little more comfortable than the average and it’s out of everyone’s way, so will be quieter. The mid-sized cabins are arranged around a pleasant little garden fronted by a rather wasted courtyard. The interiors are painted clapboard,... Read our full review of Phanyro Guesthouse.
The first guesthouse in Sen Monorom, Pich Kiri is still going strong, offering a hefty 50 rooms set at various price points. The front desk is more than able to arrange both travel outside the Mondulkiri area and experiences within town. Catering to big tours and the backpacker crowd alike, owner Madame Deu's English (and French) skills and good feel for what appeals to foreign tourists has paid... Read our full review of Pich Kiri Guest House.
Hard to get more convenient, Sovannkiri offers two different types of fan room, with prices going up a little for hot water — which you may well want to splash out on in the cooler months between December and February. The rooms are nothing special, but clean and the owners are very helpful to the extent that they can be. English is quite limited. The biggest seller for this place is the... Read our full review of Sovannkiri Guesthouse.