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Good place, free drink when we showed up with a free tok tok from the bus station. Best: the tok tok driver who picked us up was amazing, hired him for the day and didn't try to rip us off had great advice and places to visit. The bakery cafe next door just open cheep good food and coffee. Worst: they use river water for showers and things like that. Would recommend.
It's not really special. But it's also because I didn't really like Battambang. It's a cheap place to stay, the atmosphere is good, there are a lot of alternative people. Beds are comfortable. Shower was not really clean and there was no toiletpaper. But it only costs like 3 dollar, so it's fine and worth the money. Food is really good though!
The hostel was nice and fun. A little bit outside the city centre, but easy to walk to, it had a relaxed feeling. Getting to know people was easy, food was good too! Only the next time I would choose a room with air-con!
Great atmosphere and helpful staff. Amazing value for a double room with balcony, but the beds were incredibly hard.
I only stayed one night and if I return to the area I will stay here again the staff are great!
Great little place, with nice garden, good bar,very nice cooked breakfast available for reasonable price. staff, nice, helpful and informative and honest. Happy hours, pub quiz etc. Great relaxed atmosphere. Good location. Near street stalls and 10 minutes walk to main market. Really needs lockers though.
Nice place with good laid back atmosphere and helpful staff. Rooms don't have air-con though, and in the room I was in the fans were fixed to the wall and none of them was directed at my bed, which made for a very hot night. Only 2 power plugs for 6 beds. The outside showers and toilets are very rudimentary. No hot water, but that is not a problem given the extreme Battambang heat.
Great Vibe, great place to socialize with travellers and ex-pats. They have a good thing going with a great Tuk-Tuk driver that is equally commited to making sure you have a great time while in Battambang (DJ-You Rock!). This has been the best place I've stayed as far as a Hostel enhancing the visit.
The atmosphere is what makes this place. Helpful, welcoming staff, good people. Lots of space to hang out and a nice rooftop area. Dorm beds are big and everything's clean, but no lockers and no hot showers. Also, they lock the building really well at night, but it means you're locked in if you want to get out before 6:30am (to go for a run, for example) and you have to ring a bell to wake up a staff member, who inevitability is kind of annoyed to be pulled from sleep.
Great place! Comfortable beds in aircon form for reasonable price. Had a cool movie night when I was there, nice chill out area, great staff and they organized super cheap transfer for me! I'd totally come back to this place - loved it!
We stayed in the room with air con which was worth paying the small difference for as it was very hot when we were there. The room was clean, the staff were friendly and there was a great atmosphere in the evening which was helped with drink promotions. The town and night market are a ten minute walk over the bridge. The hostel arranged for a free pick up for us and he was already waiting when we arrived at 6 am. They also arranged a bus to take us to Siem Reap. Made our stay easy.
Thankful my dorm had a/c. Only thing missing was a locker or small lockbox. Nice location makes it easy to join in on riverfront exercise activities! Yao sorbet is excellent and great value:)
Absolutely great place to stay. Cheap rooms, clean, no bugs, great cheap food and bar, super friendly staff. Would highly recommend!!! And they picked us up from the boat for free- after a hellish 12hr+ ride!!!!
Awesome place! Great atmosphere. Staff really friendly and so easy to meet other travellers. Great help with booking trips, bus etc. Just a great place to relax and enjoy life !
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
After staying in quite a few hostels in Cambodia this place gets it just right. Awesome staff, laid back atmosphere, great location, comfy beds, working wifi even in the rooms, rooftop cinema, ping pong, pub quizzes, the list goes on!
Solid hostel. Good service, fairly clean and the rooftop common area was awesome. Pub quiz was lots of fun as well.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
No plugs by the bed to charge devices. Cold showers. No lockers. Weak Internet. Door to AC room sqeaks and weaks you up when people come in. The AC in the room is installed too close to a top bed so it's not on as much as needed because it anoyees the person in that bed. No reading light by bed and room lights are too harsh to leave on.
Loved everything about my stay here! Great place to stay and great for the price. Only thing was in the 3 nights I was there, I had to ask for toilet paper 3 times for the shared bathrooms. There are only 2 shared bathrooms so it goes quickly, and the staff don't replenish often enough, other then that, amazing hostel!
A good bit outside of town but this IS a backpackers place, not like a lot of places that just say they are and proceed to take advantage of you.
Shortened my stay at the hostel because Battambang didn't have that much to offer in my view. The hostel is a nice place to meet people though, with its own bar downstairs and a good location to explore the town. The tuk-tuk drivers who hung around were very funny and friendly, enjoyed the trips with them! Free pick-up service also worked great. If you're more interested in aid work I think it's a good place to stay. Good food, clean, secure and lovely staff always eager to help with everything