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The Mad Monkey Reviews

Building 26, Street 302, BKK1 Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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1915 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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Really nice hostel with approachable friendly staff. Prices at the bar and restaurant were a bit expensive but the rooms were clean and spacious.


Pricey restaurant menu is the only thing I can fault this place on!! Mad Monkey delivers every time! =)


Great for partying and meeting people... but no pool like other MM's! Busy bar area, good food, more expensive than local places but convenient and good choice. Negatives...there are A LOT of stairs and no lifts...We were on the floor above the "rooftop" bar. Booked another night and told we could stay in same room, came back from day out to find they'd moved all our stuff to another...wasn't happy about that (so low security score) and charged higher room rate but nothing was missing


It is a very nice hostel, with good location. Th museum, central market are very close, there is bike available for rent. The bar is pretty awesome.


Amazing hostel with an equal vibe. They host great parties and the staff is great! It's located on a small street and restaurants and atm are a bit far away. The food at MM is good but a little pricey. Still highly recommend spending your time here.


Loved it. Jaffa was lovely as ever in getting everyone happy (and drunk!)


The rooms are very good full equipped with AC. The food is really good with affordable prices. The staff are really good as well.


Good hostel but location is terrible. Nice and clean, big comfy beds. The only thing is the mattresses have a plastic covering so every time you move it make an annoying crinkle sound.


I won't rate this place down cause it clearly is a party hostel. Just make sure you're really prepared for insane drinking and screaming every night. As I wasn't that particular night and regretted my choice. Should be perfect to start your trip.


Party hostel. Was okay. Prices at bar / restaurant too high!


Standard backpackers hostel. There are 2 different buildings you can stay in--the one with the main reception and the one with the bar and restaurant. The main "


Only come here if you are wanting to meet, eat and party only with other foreign tourists. There is a bar on the top floor which can be fun but not if you are wanting to sleep. The first and only day I was here, two of the people in my dorm had their cell phone chargers stolen as a result of someone breaking in. We believe it was other people staying at the hostel but could lot honestly say for sure. This is not a terrible place. Just understand what you are getting yourself into.


Okay hostel, staff weren't very helpful, and the ginger guy with dreadlocks who works in the bar was so annoying. Very loud and cocky, kept drinking my friends drinks, I think he should be fired.


Compared to madmonkey kampot, this one was really disappointing. It's odd to see this chain of hostels not providing you a blanket at the least in the room With the ac on full blast temp regulation out of control. More so, the guy at the reception was very rude and wanted me to pay extra despite me having paid an advance on hostel world. Due to a public holiday I was forced to exchange pounds for dollars at the hostel and the receptionist ripped me off , charging 8$ commission that no one would


Everyone was really friendly here. The beds are nice and big, very comfy and the food is great! It's a bit of a party hostel which is fine but it was difficult to find somewhere chilled or quiet if you weren't in the mood for partying in the bar every night.


Hostel was clean and tidy. Beds nice and big with large lockers underneath to store everything. The food in the restaurant was nice and the rooftop bar was good fun! Gave out free beer between 8-9 which was great. Staff could have been more helpful/friendly but other than that was very pleased with the hostel.


Good atmosphere, good food and great rooftop bar! Probably a little expensive compared to other hostels, and it's missing a pool table. But I had a good time here, and the staff are great!


Massive hostel but doesn't feel like it. Great food, though quite expensive for Cambodia. Helpful staff and excellent location!


Really sociable fun hostel, great base to meet other travellers! The staff are super friendly and cheerful, makes the experience more enjoyable.


Nice restaurant and upstairs bar. The bearded guy who does the nightlife events is really annoying, but the rest is cool

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