The best hostels in Siem Reap for every trip

The best hostels in Siem Reap for every trip

How to find the bests hostels in Siem Reap

Cambodia is a place of stunning landscapes and magical temples. Despite its recent history, Cambodians are some of the warmest and kindest people you are ever likely to meet on your travels. One of the best destinations is Siem Reap, a highlight for many travellers in South East Asia. It’s the gateway to one of the ‘New Seven Wonders of the World’, Angkor Wat and the temples of Angkor. Experience this town off the beaten path, explore all the surreal places, jungle adventures and pulsating nightlife. You can stay right in the heart of Siem Reap and get the best backpacker experience in one of the best hostels.

Choosing where to stay can be as overwhelming as deciding which amazing temples to visit. With more than 140 hostels, you can have it all – from party places to calm stays. We’re here to be your hostel-tour-guide, so you can spend your time planning all the things you want to see instead. Deal? Let’s go.

Jump straight to:

  1. Best hostels in Siem Reap for solo travellers
  2. Best hostels in Siem Reap for couples
  3. Best party hostels in Siem Reap
  4. Best hostels in Siem Reap with private rooms
  5. Best hostels in Siem Reap city centre
  6. Best of the rest hostels in Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap for solo travellers

One Stop Hostel Siem Reap @Pub Street

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - One Stop Hostel

One Stop Hostel’s name describes exactly what happens when you arrive, as it’s the only stop you’ll need. Once you have checked in, you will meet a bunch of amazing people and the welcoming staff (who are also extremely talented in making you the best fresh smoothies). Enjoy some good vibes and a comfortable room to relax in. With a 9.9 rating in Location, only one minute away from the famous pub street and the night market, you have the best of Siem Reap right on your doorstep. But, sometimes there won’t be any need to head out, as you will be busy meeting new travel-buddies on the dreamy rooftop or learn some Khmer from the staff.

Hostel highlights:

  • Terrace
  • Common room
  • Tours/Travel desk
  • Language classes

🏠 Address: #342, Sivatha Blvd, Opposite Cambodia National Bank

🚍 Nearest station: Avis bus stop

One Stop Hostel

Onederz Hostel Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Onederz Hostel Siem Reap

What does a solo traveller need to have an unforgettable time and meet some fellow travellers in Siem Reap? We’d say a large common area, a terrace to chat away on until the sun sets or rises, plenty of tours and activities and a natural relaxed vibe. Throw in a central location close to the town’s best highlights and a swimming pool (and yes, it’s a good one) in the mix and tadaa, we’ve got a pretty cool hostel right there for you. It’s also shining with modern facilities and some say it’s ‘spotlessly clean’.  You’ll soon be riding through lotus fields with new mates and enjoy a magical countryside sunset together – no, that’s not a metaphor, it’s the hostel’s Sunset Cycling Tour!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace and common room
  • Tours/Travel desk

🏠 Address: Stung Thmey Village, Sankat Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap 17259 (Next to Angkor Night Market)

🚍 Nearest station: Orient Express 1970 Bus

Onederz Hostel

Siem Reap Pub Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Siem Reap Pub Hostel

There is one thing you will learn when you go travelling (except learning a lot about yourself and this beautiful world): If there’s an inhouse bar, you’ll find new mates in no time, so prepare yourself for very little alone time in the Siem Reap Pub Hostel. And the perks don’t stop there: Cool down in the hostel’s swimming pool, meet even more people in the large common area and still enjoy some personal space with your own socket and reading light next to your bed. Who doesn’t want to be a backpacker nowadays?

Hostel highlights:

  • Swimming pool
  • Free Airport transfer
  • Bar, Café & Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel desk

🏠 Address: House 169, Group 4, Steung Thmey Village, Svay Dangkum Commune

🚍 Nearest station: Orient Express 1970 Bus

Siem Reap Pub Hostel

The Siem Reap Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - The Siem Reap Hostel

Attention, solo travellers: The Siem Reap Hostel is more than just a place to sleep, in fact it’s the first hostel in Cambodia and a jack of all trades. The owners are experienced travellers themselves and know exactly what a backpacker-heart needs: Get lost easily? Let the hostel sort you out with a transfer when you arrive in Siem Reap. Fancy a movie night? Lay back while enjoying the hostel’s daily cinema screenings. Ready to mingle? Join weekly fun-nights (our personal favourite is the $1 Daiquiri Pool Party). Feeling stiff or need some Zen? Pop into the various yoga classes on the Balcony. Need to cool down? Jump into the hostel pool… We could go on like this forever, but if you need more proof, you might want to look at one of the 5000+ reviews!

Important note: The Siem Reap Hostel also puts effort into supporting local communities, offering young locals in poverty an opportunity to start a career in hospitality and have a bright future. As a guest, you will automatically be a part of something as good as the time you will have staying there – it’s a win-win!

Hostel highlights:

  • Volunteering programs
  • Free computers
  • Undercover Pool
  • Cinema
  • Yoga Classes
  • Weekly events and tours
  • Free Bikes
  • Bar, Restaurant and Café

🏠 Address: 7 Makara St (High School Road), Wat Damnak

The Siem Reap Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap for couples

HI Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - HI Siem Reap

If you are looking for a private and calm getaway in Siem Reap, which is still close enough to the vibrant Pub Street, look no further. HI Siem Reap will charm you with its flower themed rooms glowing in bright colours. The towels are carefully folded into a Lotus flower as a warm ‘hello’ making you feel like you are staying in a honeymoon palace. The staff will treat you like a friend and make sure that you don’t miss out on anything with secret tips to the best eateries and places to explore. Have a quiet time without getting ‘fomo’ (fear of missing out)!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Airport transfers

🏠 Address: #319, East River Road, Wat Damnak village,Salakamrouek Commune

HI Siem Reap Hostel

Forest King Hotel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Forest King Hotel

If you want to stay in budget, but also feel like treating yourself (and your partner) then the Forest King Hotel is what you are looking for. Exclusive private rooms, a beautiful interior, free breakfast and a luxurious pool is what we are talking about. This place gives you hotel-feels for hostel-prices and you’ll be relaxed for all the adventures that are waiting for you!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Free breakfast
  • Airport transfer

🏠 Address: #0658, Chongkaosou Village, Slakram Commune,On Route #6

🚍 Nearest station: Chong Kov Sou

Forest King Hotel

Bokre Angkor Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Bokre Angkor Hostel

If you’re looking for places off the beaten path, count this hostel in! Hidden away from the hustle and bustle (but also only a 15 minute walk away) lies this little oasis where you can relax, switch-off and enjoy incredible local food. You will struggle to resist getting your phone camera out, as the picturesque walls look like a temple themselves and the smoothies and meals are just too photogenic.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle hire
  • Bar and Restaurant

🏠 Address: 363 Bakeng Street, Taphol Village, Svay Dangkum Commune

🚍 Nearest station: Giant Ibis Main Terminal

Bokre Angkor Hostel

Happy Guest House

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Happy Guest House

Who wouldn’t want to feel at home in a different country, especially if it’s as beautiful as Cambodia?Step into the Happy Guesthouse and experience a new level of friendliness. The staff will welcome you like a family member and go above and beyond to make your stay an amazing memory. You can expect constant smiling and we are telling you now: it’s contagious!

Hostel highlights:

  • Bar and Restaurant
  • Free towels
  • Terrace

🏠 Address: 0134 Phum Wat Bo, Khum Salakomreuk

Happy Guest House

Best party hostels in Siem Reap

Funky Flashpackers Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Funky Flashpackers Siem Reap

What is better than one hostel bar? Two hostel bars! Start with a good time at the pool bar for some fun and sun before the night leads you to the 24-hour Sky Bar. You can expect an amazing round-the-clock atmosphere, because with 31 rooms and almost 200 beds, the Funky Flashpackers knows how to throw a BIG party. Siem Reap’s largest party hostel does not disappoint in any way, but we want to warn you about one thing: you might stay longer than planned. 😉

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool and rooftop bar
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Restaurant

🏠 Address: 319 Funky Lane, Steung Thmei Village,Svay Dangkum Commune, Siem Reap, 17252

🚍 Nearest station: Orient Express 1907 Bus

Funky Flashpackers Siem Reap

The Hideout

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - The Hideout

This one’s for beer-lovers: Every day between 6pm and 7pm, there are two free and fresh beers waiting for you to start the night. And you’ll start it in style, as The Hideout Hostel offers an unforgettable party experience with its Charity Pub Crawl three times a week where you meet travellers from all over the world. After a day of exploring or a wild night on Pub Street close by, you can recharge your backpacker-batteries with tasty food or on the cosy bean bags by the pool. It’s a lush life!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Common area
  • Events and tours
  • Bar, Café and Restaurant
  • Terrace

🏠 Address: Rose Apple Road (next to Rose Apple Boutique Hotel)

The Hideout

White Rabbit Hostel Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - White Rabbit Hostel Siem Reap

Alice: ‘How long is forever?’

White Rabbit: ‘Sometimes, just one second.’

And this hostel will make every second count!

Once upon a time, a German backpacker opened the novel themed White Rabbit Hostel and with that, he also opened a magical door to fun, new friends, pub crawls and adventures. Feel like Alice and escape into Siem Reap’s wonderland where you will find yourself wondering if you just stepped into a modern art gallery (or different world) as there are artsy features and diverse styles in every corner and room. Cheap and delicious drinks, – ahem, magic potions is what we mean – and new friends are waiting for you just by the pool, so don’t miss out and travel happily ever after.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace

🏠 Address: 0545, Wat Bo Road, Sangkat Salakamreuk

White Rabbit Hostel

Mad Monkey Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Mad Monkey Siem Reap

Savvy backpackers know all about the infamous Mad Monkey hostels and the one in Siem Reap is definitely worth a stop. It made a name for itself for a reason: 100 backpackers stop here every night, so it’s an easy game to meet some like-minded people while enjoying a cocktail (or two) under the Cambodian sun. Free shots, table dancing, nightly events and a great playlist may sound like one of the coolest clubs in town but it’s all part of the hostel-fun. And while you are enjoying your life to the fullest, the local communities enjoy the benefit of education and water projects funded by the hostel. We like the sound of sustainable partying.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Bar and restaurant
  • Various social events

🏠 Address: No19, Mondul 2, Khoum Svay Dangkom

🚍 Nearest station: Orient Express 1907 Bus

Mad Monkey Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap with private rooms

Green Park Village Guesthouse

Green Park Village Guesthouse knows how to value privacy and comfort. Here, you’ll only find comfortable, large private rooms where you can relax after a long day or have a peaceful lay-in after a night out. Did we mention that almost EVERY room has its own full-sized bathtub? And that you can see temples from the rooftop? With free bikes, included transport and a delicious breakfast, we’d say it’s Queen-worthy.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Bar, restaurant, minibar and café

🏠 Address: #304, National Road #6, Phum Dorkpo, Sangkat Slorkram, Siem Reap

🚍 Nearest station: Chong Kov Sou

Park Village Guesthouse

Joyo Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Joyo Hostel

Do you like brand new things? Of course, because, who doesn’t? Joyo Hostel is the newest gem in town and offers rooms with maximum comfort for travellers who fancy big matrasses, a spotless, modern interior and a little luxury. And as you’re a backpacker after all, you can enjoy the nice rooftop and the inhouse bar – cheers to that.

Hostel highlights:

  • Common room
  • Free towels
  • Bar and café

🏠 Address: Oum Khun Street, Phum Tapoul, Khum Svaydongkum, Krong ,Siem Reap

🚍 Nearest station: Orient 1907 Bus

Joyo Hostel

The Cashew Nut Guest House

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - The Cashew Nut Guest House

Only 400 metres from the vibrant night market and close to the famous Pub Street, The Cashew Nut Guest House is winning in terms of being central while giving you privacy. It’s a great base for visiting the Cambodian temples while looking like a temple itself. Enjoy the well-kept pool, plenty of chill-out spots and spacious rooms. We’re certainly nuts about this place!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Bicycle hire
  • Restaurant

🏠 Address: Psaar Krom Road, Svaydankum Commune

🚍 Nearest station: Capitol Bus Station

The Cashew Nut Guest House

Best hostels in Siem Reap city centre

Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap

Do you want central or do you want only-a-5-minute-walk-to-Pub-Street central? Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap is right in the centre of action, giving you the perfect start to stumble out of the door and into the action. A Khmer-chic design and a pool bar (which is always a good sign for fun) are just two factors that create an amazing atmosphere that will make it hard to leave the hostel.  If you really don’t want to (and that’s fine, we understand) you can have a look at the hostel job board.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Terrace
  • Jobs board
  • Tours/travel desk
  • Bar, café and restaurant
  • Games room

🏠 Address: 7 Makara Street, Wat Bo Village Sala Kamreuk Commune

Lub D Cambodia

Central Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Central Hostel

Who says a jacuzzi is only a luxurious treat? Go to the rooftop in Central Hostel and you’ll find a little backpacker oasis while you can look over Siem Reap’s best attractions as it’s right in the heart of the town centre. Every attraction is only a quick walk away and with the amazing value, you won’t only save cash on the Tuk Tuks!

Hostel highlights:

  • Rooftop Jacuzzi
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Internet café
  • Tours/Travel desk
  • Bar, café and restaurant

🏠 Address: 7 Makara Street, Wat Damnak Village, Salar Komroeuk

Central Hostel

Best of the rest hostels in Siem Reap

Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse

Wandering through lush gardens, passing palm trees and relaxing bamboo tiki huts, dreamcatchers and lotus flowers, you will soon find out that this little paradise actually belongs to the Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse. Some might say you will feel like you’re on a remote island and some describe it as a secret Oasis. One thing is for sure: It’s a paradise getaway for backpackers that like both, the calm and the fun!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace and relaxing garden area
  • Tours/Travel desk
  • Bar and restaurant

🏠 Address: No 738, Village, Wat Bo Road

Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse

Pool Party Hostel

Best hostels in Siem Reap Cambodia - Pool Party Hostel

Attention street art fans! We’ve got a colourful and funky place right here! Pool Party Hostel has a relaxed vibe and it’s the perfect mix between party and chill. Comfortable beds, a quiet area and good facilities give you a good rest before you head out and explore, so you certainly won’t miss the famous Angkor Wat Sunrise. If you’d like to experience the busy centre, catch one of the hostel’s free Tuk Tuks. If you prefer a day by the pool, the hammocks are the best place to (literally) hang out.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free towels
  • Terrace
  • Hot tub
  • Tours/Travel desk
  • Restaurant, café and bar

🏠 Address: #0568, Group 5, Opposite BBU, Vihear Chen Village, Svay Dangkum Commune

🚍 Nearest station: Capitol Bus Station

Pool Party Hostel
No matter if it’s a party trip, a calm getaway or… both – in Siem Reap, you will find what you are looking for and we hope we’ve made your choices easier.
If you’ve been to Siem Reap and have a favourite hostel, tell us all about it in the comments!
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