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Encounters Hostel and Guest House

Group of 15 or more?

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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Enjoy clean, safe accommodation, 1kg free laundry, free WI-FI, and much more at Encounters in central Phnom Penh. Only five minutes walk to Wat Phnom, the Central Market, Night Market, Riverside, local restaurants, street food vendors and main bus stations.

Encounters has clean, safe accommodation in the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Our balconies overlook one of the few open spaces in the city: the wide boulevard is peaceful at night. Our night-time security guard sits outside to let guests in-and-out and as we live on-site he will alert me in an emergency. I can be there in the time it takes to throw on a T-shirt and jeans!

Our open and friendly staff treat all guests as extended family, and as such guests may be invited to share food, help them with their English, and we can even help you find work or volunteering positions, with reputable organisations and apartments should you decide to make Cambodia your home for a while.

We have a mix of fan dorms and aircon dorms. All the rooms are large, spacious with room to move about in and come with security lockers. The fan dorms have simple futon style single beds, balconies (that look out over a large park), individual fans, towels, mosquito nets and charging points. The aircon dorms have bunk beds and are smaller, quieter, and more private. All our rooms have strong WI-FI. There are bathrooms outside the dorms so if you arrive early or are leaving late you can freshen up with a shower even if your room isn’t ready or you are waiting to leave.

You will meet other travellers in our relaxed indoor and outdoor communal areas and bar to share stories over a cold drink. Or watch a movie or TV show from our extensive collection. Use the whiteboard to join groups forming for the next day or leave messages for roommates.

Accurate advice comes from long experience as world travellers and extensive knowledge in Cambodia. In Phnom Penh we can show you where to find great street food and local restaurant’s, many we have eaten at ourselves. You can even bring your food back to the hostel and eat it here. We provide secure off-road parking for bicycles and moto’s and lots of advice on routes to take, places to stop at, staying safe and what to do if there’s a problem.

The information boards will help you with deciding where to go next, what to do in Phnom Penh, how to avoid problems and scams and how to stay safe. If the worst should happen, we are next door to a British doctor who is a tropical medicine and disease specialist.

We have tours for history and culture, markets and shopping, beauty and therapy, the genocide museum, the killing fields, the wildlife sanctuary and the shooting range. We also have maps for walking tours that can take you away from the main tourist areas.

Our friendly, capable staff can arrange visas and visa extensions for you, Cambodia, Thailand, and Vietnam. This will save you time and money. Encounters can help arrange onward travel and all tickets come with a free transfer to the bus station when you depart.

We have a secure room for your valuables and left-luggage.

(Laundry: 1kg per person everyday when you are staying the next night.)
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Fri 31 Mar 2017 - Mon 3 Apr 2017 Change

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Latest Review

" We showed up very early in the morning, so there was a bit of confusion about our reservation. The staff was very accommodating though. We did get lots of mosquito bites while staying in one of the 4 person rooms, so watch out for those. "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Linen Included Free Parking Towels Included Free WiFi

  • General

    Security Lockers Common Room Bicycle Parking Breakfast Not Included Adaptors Parking Safe Deposit Box

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Airport Transfers Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk 24 Hour Security Late check-out

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar

  • Entertainment

    Board Games Wi-Fi



No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

Deposit Only rates

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay

Non-refundable rates

Your booking is non-refundable. If you choose to cancel your booking, or in the case of a no-show, you will still be charged the full cost of your booking.

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