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#91, street 108, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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593 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 87%Staff
  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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Mattresses on the floor which was different but fine, still as comfortable as a bunk bed. Everyone has a locker with a charging point inside it which was awesome. Very helpful in organising tuk tuk to Killing Fields/Genocide Museum and giving advice where to go and where to eat etc.


Excellent small hostel for $4.5/night. Second time I stayed here and I would stay again. It's got all you need and the location is away from the touristy riverside. Robert (I think that's his name) & his wife Nary are excellent help with everything about Phnom Penh and Cambodia.


Really enjoyed my stay. Being picked up at the airport was definitely a plus. Robert was super helpful and made it easy too arrange bus tickets and activities around Phnom Penh.


It`s my second time in Hostel Nomads and definitely not my last! The first impression might be one of a quiet and decent hostel , but once you spent not even five minutes there you realize how communal and relaxed this hostel is! Robert and Nari are always there to give informations and open for a chat. The rooms are clean and comfortable , the lockers the best I came across yet ( poweroutlets inside if them!). The surrounding area is a goid start for Phnom Penh firts-timers !


Great staff! Very helpful and friendly! Easy to meet people with the tables and chairs inside and out near the entrance. Only stayed one night but definitely recommend :)


Nice place. Owners were very friendly. Clean, but bed bugs really need to be taken care of. Simply cleaning won't wipe them out. Bathrooms could be better cleaned and throughout the day. Everything was nice otherwise!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Unfortunately, we can't control unwanted visitors that are brought into the hostel. We do act swiftly to eradicate any problems and the room is steam cleaned to kill bugs and any eggs. The bathrooms are cleaned twice a day but in a dorm they are in constant use and our cleaners do monitor them in case they require an extra clean.


Nice hostel, staff are a bit frantic but well-meaning. Clean, big bathrooms, lockers are outside of the dorm but that's not a problem. Not a bad place to stay.


Really nice place and a lovely couple running it. Stayed in the 4 bed air con dorm which was worth it as it was so hot. The hot coffee with sweet milk was amazing!! Very good value for money and not far to walk from the restaurants, bank, markets or to have a walk around the city. The toilets could do with some soap in them but very minor point. I would definitely stay here again if I returned to Phnom Penh.


Great atmosphere & nice people. Staff gave very helpful advice. Thanks a lot!


Good hostel, In a Google location close to the riverside. My girlfriend and I like to run, and there was a nice 1.5km stretch along the waterfround, 5 mins walk from the hostel. Beer and food available downstairs, as well as lockers, information and clean rooms. A nice easy place to slay.

  • 24th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Really enjoyed staying here. Robert and his wife were incredibly helpful and full of information about Phnom Penh and Cambodia. Thank you for a wonderful stay!


Great value for money. Excellent hostel run by one of the most friendly owner I've seen. Robert is very helpful and has tons of good advises. He tends to talk a lot, but you better listen what he has to say! I stayed 5 days, first in a 4 beds dorm and then in a 6 beds dorm. Both were very clean, with proper A/C and comfortable beds. The common area is perfect to socialize and the atmosphere was really good. This is not a party hostel but rather a perfect place for travelers that like to mingle.


We stayed three amazing days in Nomads. The staffs are just great, super helpful and fun. The hostel is close to everything you need like restaurants, pubs, night market. The atmosphere in the hostel is amazing, not only the staffs, but it looks that everyone who goes there must be extremely friendly Hahahahhaha Great place to stay. We even end up getting together with more people and changed our plans just to be with them. Highly recommend to stay there


Nice Hostel. The staff is really nice and helpful. It's a little far from the Royal Palace, but the location is not bad. I'd recommend it!


Good location, a short walk from the river and a market. The hostel's facilitie and rooms were about average, nothing special, but what really made this stay memorable was the extremely helpful staff. The owner is very knowledgable about the city and area and is ready and willing to help travelers out. He also arranged for a trusted tuk-tuk to pick us up at the bus station, to ensure we didn't get ripped off. Small common area, but they did serve some good breakfasts, and beer on tap.


Robert and his wife are just incredibly helpful for any kind of travel tips to go around the city and the country. I didn't like the city of Phnom Penh but it's located in a good area, close to markets and all. The place has been renovated recently and is pretty neat. Breakfast in the morning is very decent at a reasonable price like the rest of the stuff sold there, but free coffee in the morning would be even better. Although there is a few tables and chairs, there is a lack of commune areas


Great hostel, going through renovations but still good. Wifi was great with good coverage and speeds even when busy. Rooms were clean and aircon worked well keeping rooms at a very comfortable temperature. Owner Rob was very knowledgeable and information signs had been completed the day before we left and these look great, simple lay out but full of information. Def recommend staying here.


When I got in Nomads, the renovation of the hostel was still going on. Therefore, a lot of the facilities were not available, like a common room, the bar, the restaurant and also no book exchange. You meet people on the staircase between the first and second floor, where everyone tries to get wifi, but a common room would be more comfortable. Other than that, it is a nice place and the owners are friendly. When the construction is over, I'm sure it's a good place to stay.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We had the bar/reception area redecorated but thankfully the Hostel is now all back to normal. Unfortunately a big festival in Phnom Penh meant it took longer than we had planned and some bookings had come in before we could take the beds offline. But we now have a nice new, shiny bar, reception and restaurant area!


Very nice place with lovely owners-crossing my fincers for quick finish of renovatiin!!!!

Owner Comment (Hide)
And your wish has been granted!! all done... cold beer on tap, Nary has a whole new daytime & evening menu too. Lots more information on everything Cambodia ... we look forward to seeing you when you are back in Phnom Penh :)


It is hard to review this place because it was under HEAVY construction when we arrived...so it really should't have been renting rooms. Good location, though, and the owner is knowledgeable. Beds were comfy but they were just mattresses on the floor. Mosquito nets were provided, as there were a fair amount in the (non-AC) room. Lockers available, and you can charge your gear in them whilst they are locked- helpful. Staff lost a bunch of our laundry, though.

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