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Sam So Guesthouse Reviews

St. Wat Bo, House no. 0164, Wat Bo Village, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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191 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 86%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 70%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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This was our last leg of a month trip. After reading reviews we booked thinking we were getting a great bargin. Only to check in (night Bus from Ho Chi Min) and have stained sheets, blood on the blanket and a overly large pillow that was impossible to sleep on. We are use to sleeping rough while backpacking but to pay $80 for 4 nights and not even get clean bedding? Also the the staff speak minimal English, we needed to book a lot of day trips etc and it turned into a very lengthy process

  • 26th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Fantastic staff. Every staff member was kind and helpful. They set us up with their tuk-tuk driver so we could visit the ruins. I believe his name was Mr. Tim. He was such a sweet man who drove us all over for about 5-7 hours each day to see everything. Great location. Only about a 10-15 minute walk from the old market, the night market, and pub street.

  • 20th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I stayed here for 3 nights and it was really great! Perfect distance from the pub street area and also within biking distance of Angkor Wat. The staff was absolutely amazing and really made the trip memorable. I plan on traveling back to Siem Reap and I'll probably stay here again.

  • 12th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Room was very dirty, looked like they haven't cleaned for a while. Sheets were also dirty and stained. Bathroom was awful and smelly. There were lot of mosquitos in our room. Location was a bit far on the other side of the river.


It was Great. The host was very Welcoming and helpful.


Really good breakfast included and possibility to have good meals during the day. Clean of the room everyday. Transportation arrangement to go to Angkor temples.

  • 5th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


We had an extremely welcomed stay at Sam So Guesthouse. Clean rooms which provided amenities such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, soap and shampoo. Breakfast included which was a plus! And only a $2 tuk tuk from Pub Street!

  • 20th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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