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The Place Hostel & Rooftop Bar

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8.5
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

THE PLACE Hostel & Rooftop bar offers a comfortable and social experience designed to make you feel right at home! Our spacious, air-conditioned or fan dorms & rooms feature comfortable beds with lights, outlets, and privacy curtains. Our rooftop is a green oasis in the middle of the city and the stylish bar is a great place to drink a beer or Khmer iced coffee with your new friends from around the world!
We are situated in the city center featuring numerous shops, restaurants, art galleries and famous attractions. The central market is 1 minutes walking, the riverside 2 minutes, and the art quarter 3 minutes!

FACILITIES:
Air-conditioning (14 beds dorm)
Big ceiling fans (6 beds dorm)
Rooftop bar with coffee, alcohol, and meals available
Breakfasts any styles (not included)
Lightning-speed WiFi
Activities and tours to discover the city and the countryside
Common room with TV
24-hour reception and security
Laundry facilities

TOURS:
Discover the countryside, and the famous places around Battambang by joining the Full day tour with our other guests!
Quick tour also available (Half day tour)
Enjoy a guided tour through the city center and discover the history and the famous colonial architecture of Battambang.

Visiting a foreign country can be a life-changing odyssey for most, with many memories and friendships made. We believe that traveling to different parts of the world, experiencing different cultures, and embracing the local traditions is the best way to immerse oneself in the pleasures of globetrotting.
We look forward to accommodating you in the near future and welcoming you to the hostel of smiles. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 8.3

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 8.0


Latest Reviews

  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Dec 2019
    We booked the private twin room and it was perfect for our stay. Clean room and private bathroom, even had a small balcony. The rooftop is cool and a great chilled place for a drink. The hostel is in a perfect location for exploring Battambang, staff are friendly and booked our bus to Siem Reap for us. While you’re in Battambang do yourself a favour and book the Smoking Pot Cooking Class with Van, such a fun experience...there is a poster with information at the hostel reception.
    Australia, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Jan 2020
    It is a nice hostel. It is clean and staff are very nice. My only issue is there is no toilet paper in the bathrooms. They say it is to help the environment but TP is a biodegradable and renewable. You can request toilet paper but it is humiliating because I have to explain that a water hose doesn't work for me. Maybe it is my diet or genetics but I lay massive gloopy dumps. A firehose can't peel it off my o-ring and I've tried!When I explained this people in the lobby laughed and I cried later.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Nov 2019
    good hostel, clean, nice restaurant upstairs, good location. booked a 5 bed dorm but then we were in an 8 bed dorm , that was the only thing that was a bit annoying.
    Austria, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    05 Jan 2020
    A clean, convenient space to stay and the rooftop bar is great! The 14 bed dorm was great with sectioned off beds, own power points, light and place to put things. Only issue was I went to go to bed on night 2 and someone else was there - I assume they double booked it. Luckily I hasn’t left anything on the bed. I was moved to another door room, this one was much louder and less private however.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    26 Nov 2019
    The staff are extremely friendly and the beds and facilities are great. I recommend staying here however do not recommend booking tours or buses through the hostel. I was extremely disappointed to see the price difference between the service provided by the hostel and elsewhere. For example, the bus to Bangkok at the bus station is $16 and at the hostel, $36!!! The bus to Sihanoukville at the bus station was $16 and at the hostel $26. Do your own research and book yourself from the bus station.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0

    Fabulous

    13 Dec 2019
    Shout out to Sam as he was a brilliant reception with charm and humour. Rooftop bar is cool and the rooms are pretty nice. Only issues were with the Mozzies flying about in the rooms and felt a bit weird having no room key and only a small box for storing valuables and not fitting your bag in but that was Only the case on the bottom floor
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    12 Nov 2019
    We had a fine stay here. It is a cool place, and great rooftop. The rooms are not bad. Only down fall was the 3 person dorm is a loft to a 5 person dorm. So in reality you are in an 8 person dorm. So their rooms are two actual private rooms. The rest are 8 + room dorm. Also, the bathrooms were kinda gross. Not horrible, but not great. Location adn noise was good and quiet.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    11 Nov 2019
    The Place was okay and the staff were all friendly and wanted to have a chat, some to learn more English. The hostel was pretty clean but could definitely do with a deep clean as around the beds/walls were pretty dirty. The security could be a bit better as my locker was just a removable box with a lock on it. There wasn’t a huge atmosphere when I was there, but you get a free drink on entry and the rooftop is lovely! The whole day tour is very good too.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 6.6

    Good

    07 Nov 2019
    Bed bugs here do not stay!! Woke up with bed bugs on me and the bed was crawling in them. When we informed the staff, they were very aware of their bed bug infestation, offering only to switch beds. The next day they then checked new people into the beds with the bugs in. Please check reviews and beds before you stay the night. It ruined our time in Battambang. Also someone also staying in the hostel saw a mouse and the next day we saw mouse poo on the rooftop!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 4.9

    Rating

    03 Dec 2019
    We originally booked here for 3 nights but left after the first night. We paid extra for a 4 bed dorm room but was put in an 8 bed dorm room with our mattresses on the floor. Staff were really friendly. No atmosphere in the rooftop bar unfortunately and crawling with mossies. Woke up the next morning to find a dead cockroach next to my bed. No locks on any of the doors so not very safe either. Shame as the hostel is pretty.
    England, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Wi-Fi


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