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A little cottage in Battambang

Posted by mamaison on 29/1/2009 at 15:45

‘Ma Maison a Battambang ’ “Travel back in time to ‘Ma Maison a Battambang’, a place where time stood still”. ‘Ma Maison’ was built in the nineteen twenties in Battambang, 293km from Phnom Penh. Enjoy the simple and elegant charm of ‘Ma Maison’ on the banks of the famed Stung Sanke river, while discovering the Kingdom that was. Battambang is a northwestern town in the Kingdom of Cambodia renowned for its artistic and literary heritage. The city and its people have ...

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La belle guest House Kratie

Posted by daiquiritoo on 24/3/2009 at 22:26

“ La Belle “ a new guest house & restaurant , 20 m away from the Mekong river . Fan double room 5 to 7 $ / Air co room 12 $ / Internet coffe shop Great food : The best “Fish Amok “ that we ever had in Cambodia ; You can taste some Vegetarian food too if you wish ; The “ Milk shake “ are succulent ( try the fresh coconut one ) The owners and manager - a young Cambodian couple in their thirties – and all the staff are especially friendly and helpful . They speak a good English t ...

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New accommodation Phnom Penh

Posted by Kayenne90 on 21/3/2009 at 12:27

Has anybody stayed at either the Royal Inn or the Almond Hotel in Phnom Penh ? I can't find anything in the listings. The choice of accommodation in Phnom Penh is staggering and I'm having a tough time deciding where to stay. ...

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Ancient Siem Reap Villa was reasonable price & quality hotel

Posted by Alisa on 11/1/2009 at 12:36

My friend’s Shara and me. We had great time in Siem Reap Angkor while we made reservations with Ancient Siem Reap Villa by www.hostelbookers.com.This place is fantastic, super clean, nice indoor swimming pool, reasonable price, helpful and friendly staffs. Hotel provided us by free pick up and free internet. It’s too close to popular place of foreigners (Old market and Pub Street), and next to Artisan D’Angkor (sandstone and wood carving) made by French NGO. We will be recommending this p ...

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Be careful!!!!!

Posted by jaynkazza on 25/10/2006 at 21:38

It took us 19hrs from Bangkok to get to Siem Reap because the so called roads became rivers! We were taken in a mini bus luckily (some groups mini bus had broken down so they had to go in the back of a pick up truck) We arrived at Angkor Health Villa (a guesthouse we were taken to at 3 am)it was cheap and the rooms were okay but the next morning we decided to visit Angkor wat and the mini bus drivr and his friends took us on mopeds, he said it would be 20usd to get in and 5usd each for them. We ...

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Recommended Guest House

Posted by be_the_love on 29/7/2007 at 22:28

Hello! I hope this is the appropriate forum for this recommendation, but I very much want to put in a plug for Mom's Guesthouse in Siem Reap. (momsguesthouse.com) I had been staying at 2 Dragons, and for an additional $1 was able to upgrade *exponentially* in quality. Seriously. No comparison. I'm not sure why it is this hotel has not been able to get reviewed in Travelfish, but I wish I had found it and come here first. Travelfish, can you pleeeeeeeeeeeease put Mom's Guesthouse on y ...

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Frangipani Villas- Nice boutique hotel in Phnom Penh

Posted by Riddh on 7/1/2009 at 22:01

If you wanna stay at a reasonable price and clean place, don't forget to search for Frangipani Villa-90s and Frangipani Villas-60s in Phnom Penh. Frangipani Villa-90s is located at #25, Street 71 and Frangipani Villa-60s is located at #20R, Street 252. ...

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Travel from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Posted by Patrickx8 on 3/1/2009 at 09:26

Where do you get the bus? How can i find a schedule? It sounds like at taxi for 2 might be $45 and the bus for 2 $20. Does that sound about right? Would I get there any faster if I took a taxi? ...

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Diving snorkeling and overnight stay on an island in Sihanoukville

Posted by emzet on 31/12/2008 at 18:17

As you know there are several dive shops around I could only recommend what I did. I started with a half snorkel half dive day and got addicted. So I did the Padi open water course. It was very good, we had a lot of fun and the dives were good. They speak german (greetings to Uli and Wolfgang) english and khmer. I had a wonderful time so I feel that I have to tell you this... The company is called ecoseadive.. http://www.ecoseadive.com So enjoy your stay... if asked say greetings from the ...

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Nice Guesthouse in Kep called REGA KEP

Posted by emzet on 30/12/2008 at 18:47

If you like a nice clean and friendly GH then you should not miss Rega Kep. With a french speaking owner, totally friendly stuff and a good restaurant with one of the best atmosphere i got in cambodia. prices from 7-11 Dollar starting from a big bed single fan with warm water up to aircon double rooms... Its close to Rabbits Island Port, so in a good position for a island trip... I stayed there and it was amazing... ...

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Great place in Siem Reap

Posted by m2adventures on 25/12/2008 at 12:50

New guesthouse in Siem Reap called Central Boutique Angkor Hotel, tucked in a little alley next to Mommy Guesthouse. $20/night, Aircon, a CLEAN and WORKING POOL! Full western bathroom, including tub, and a shower curtain. Spotless room, daily cleaning, satellite tv... for $20. Stay. There. Super friendly staff, too! ...

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King Angkor Hotel Siem Reap is gross

Posted by m2adventures on 25/12/2008 at 12:46

Yes, I understand that sometimes, a $10 place means slightly worn, or maybe a bit noisy, but this place was that, plus rather dirty... Well, the bathroom was. I know that the cheaper the room, the more you put up with, but the 4cm strip of thick black mold and mildew around the bathtub (yes, a western bathtub!) in the bathroom was too much. We didn't notice the smell when we checked in since we were so tired (after waking up at 4am that day to catch our flight out of Vientiane) and you know ...

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Bus from Siem Reap to Sihanoukville

Posted by KSGX on 27/11/2008 at 23:21

The last warning based on my recent experience: it is not 9 hours, it is 14. The taxi from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh is 80 dollars and from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville 45, so still much cheaper than the plane. My advice: find someone to share the taxi. ...

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Boat from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap

Posted by KSGX on 27/11/2008 at 23:15

I thought that there was not anything that could stop me from enjoying wonderful Mekong landscapes, but... Think twice before you take this boat, when they tell you that it is faster than the bus it is not quite true, same 7 hours. 35 dollars is too expensive for sitting 7 hours in a very uncomfortable position and in a freezing cold, because the air conditionning system can only work at its maximum and as we were told impossible to switch off. Obviously, you have no access to your backpacks or ...

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MaD House, a non-profit Guesthouse in Siem Reap

Posted by hanmertime on 16/11/2008 at 19:11

A new, modern, clean guesthouse leased & managed by local NGO ‘MaD for Good’, with 100% of profits going to their charitable projects. This makes the MaD House the first choice for ethical tourists in Siem Reap. All Volunteers receive special discount. However you don’t need to be an ethical tourist or a volunteer to see real value of staying at the MaD House. Newly built with marble floors, solid timber doors & paneling, hard-wood staircases, interior sprung mattresses, tiled bathro ...

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Palm Garden Lodge Siem Reap-Lovely stay in Siem Reap!!!

Posted by sharky01 on 21/9/2008 at 02:25

"Palm Garden Lodge" is a very nice lodge in siem reap, located just 5 minutes walking to the old market, Pub Street, and night market. This lodge offers comfortable and clean rooms. The room rates are $7-$9 for fan and hot water, and $12-$15 for air-con and hot water. All room rates include: • Internet 24 Hours • Tea & Coffee 24 Hours • Pick up (airport, Boat & Bus Station) • Bicycles Around Town • Breakfast (Noodle Soup & Fruit) • Picnic Box ( Minimum 2 Nights Stay) Res ...

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mick and craigs guest house sihanoukville

Posted by mickandcraigs on 23/10/2008 at 11:33

a great location on the road to the beach, comfortable rooms around $8 and a restaurant serving comfort food and nightly specials. they have a reliable tour booking service, book shop and clothing shop on site. ...

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tranquility guesthouse-serendipity beach

Posted by peppermintpaddy on 26/10/2008 at 16:41

i stayed recently in sihanoukville at the tranquility guesthouse,right on the serendipity beach.First of all the food is wonderful,in fact i only stayed there because it was reccomended to me by 2 swedish chefs i met on my travels.I stayed in a fan room with hot shower and cable tv at $12 dollars per night ,they have cheaper and dearer options available.The owner and his family could not be more helpful,booking me tickets on trips and hiring me a scooter without the hassle.I will definitely stay ...

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lovely guesthouse in siem reap

Posted by lovelygh on 24/9/2008 at 16:58

Very newly openned by two french ladys. We have cheap and vrey clean rooms, all with bathroom, tv, hot shower, dressing table, fan or air-con from 8$ to 15$. We also provide khmer dishes typical of everyday life in our restaurant. Cooking class can be arranged,free wifi, and laundry with machine service. We make our possible for your comfort. Thanks for giving it a try! ...

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Weddings In Cambodia

Posted by wendo on 6/9/2008 at 06:25

When you first arrive in Cambodia and see a brightly coloured striped marquee/gazebo/tent erected, DO NOT STAY anywhere near it. I mean even within 5 blocks distance. This is a Cambodian Wedding. They are loud and go for days. Unless of course you like to listen to loudspeakers with chanting, Cambodian music in various forms (depending on their budget) and Cambodian comedy. We were unfortunate to have one right next door to our room in our guesthouse. I have never experienced sleep deprivatio ...

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