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Sabaidee Guesthouse

Old and new rooms

One street south of main road T: (020) 9994 8307 

Sabaidee Guesthouse

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Tucked down a backstreet south of and parallel to the main road, Sabaidee Guesthouse has a new lease on life with what appears to be several freshly renovated/newer fan-cooled rooms—once saggy and basic, Sabaidee is now a solid building offering some modern amenities.

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For a 10,000 kip splurge, the brighter rooms are found upstairs. White walls coupled with large windows that receive ample amounts of natural light make the small space feel airy. These rooms have new glossy wooden furniture including a bench and table. Beds, accessible from one side only, are covered with clean white cotton linens and have an above bed lamp. There’s a wall mounted flat screen TV, WiFi and a decently sized ensuite bathroom with electric heated shower; as of 2018, the bathroom tiles still gleamed like new.

Rooms are bright within.

Rooms are bright within. Photo: Cindy Fan

Travellers interested in saving kip will find the cheaper downstairs rooms to be fine. They are exactly the same size and format as the more expensive rooms except they have older furniture and a bulky old box TV. They also receive less natural light and the green paint somehow makes the space feel smaller. Walls, furnishings and linens show a bit more wear and tear.

Like nearby Namchai Guesthouse, which is comparable in price and comfort, Sabaidee is just a block from the main street (take the road beside Nice Guesthouse). The family can book buses and tours but this location remains convenient for hitting up the travel agencies, cafes and restaurants while being away from the bustle. And you’ll probably want to spend time at the cafes and restaurants since the rooms are small and the only hangout spot is the not-so-charming front of house parking pad which has a concrete picnic table and a fridge with cold drinks for sale. Sabaidee is certainly not as lively or social as popular Kong Keo. However, rooms here are cheaper and represent better value.

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Walk-in rates at Sabaidee Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan private bathroom
60,000 kip
60,000 kip
70,000 kip for an upstairs room
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 60,000 kip, high season 60,000 kip. Notes: 70,000 kip for an upstairs room

Where is Sabaidee Guesthouse

Sabaidee Guesthouse
One street south of main road
T: (020) 9994 8307 
Coordinates (for GPS): 103º13'4.2" E, 19º26'58.18" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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