Siem Reap is the capital city of the Siem Reap province in the northwest area of Cambodia. It’s also a popular tourist destination and stop off as the gateway to the heavily visited Ankor Wat region of Cambodia. With a variety of attractions including open-air markets, the Old French Quarter, Aspara dance performances, silk farms, a bird sanctuary and more. Since there’s so much to do in Siem Reap, flashpackers need a place to stay– and the hostels and hotels themselves can often be an attraction all of their own.
So what are the top 5 amazing flashpacker hostels and hotels in Siem Reap? Check out this list and find out!
5 Amazing Flashpacker Hostels In Siem Reap
Landing Point Villa Hotel $$$
Ah, the Landing Point Villa Hotel. This little gem prides itself on great service! Take a break in stone baths and slip into a cotton robe when you’re done! Each room has its own terrace, beautiful bathrooms, vanity units, and glass-brick partitioned rainforest showers. They also feature amenities like English cable television, minibars, in room safes, and tea and coffee facilities, and a welcome that includes a drink and a cold towel. Landing Point Villa Hotel has a saltwater swimming pool and restaurant where you can get meals and Western snacks.
Rambutan Resort Hotel $$$
The Rambutan Resort has an outdoor pool. accented with beautiful green foliage, stylish split level rooms, balconies and lounge chairs, outdoor bathtubs, and flat screens and rainfall showers. Make sure to get the Villa rooms, which feature the split levels and all those special features previously mentioned, and skip the one level suites, which have larger bedrooms and balconies, but don’t come with the chairs, showers, and baths. With beautiful modern design, poolside massages, and free wifi, ramble over to the Rambutan and let them take care of you! And of course, there’s a bar too, so you can take that cocktail poolside.
The Mad Monkey Hostel $
With hostels firmly targeted at the female and discerning flash packer the Mad Monkey is one of the most popular hostels in Cambodia, with a large pool, kicking rooftop beach bar and with a business model that helps fund clean water projects in the rural areas outside of Siem Reap, the Mad Monkey is incredibly popular. So popular in fact that you will almost certainly need to book up a few days in advance to assure your stay in this amazing flash packers hangout.
Rosy Guest House $$
Rosy Guest House is a gorgeous little hostel that is an easy 5 minute tuk-tuk ride from Pub Street. It’s low key, relaxed, and gorgeous. It features a beautiful part of the Siem Reap River, perfect to view and get your inner zen on. Across from the bar and dining terrace are the Royal Gardens, perfect grounds for a serene walk in the evening. This is the flashpacker hostel for those who want to chill out. With great food, a bar, hot showers, air conditioning, a furnished children’s play room, and the option to occupy the luxurious second floor deluxe double with private balcony, you’ll be feeling rosy in no time.
Purple Mangosteen $$
The Purple Mangosteen has a choice location on a busy street with plenty of fashion and fine dining. With wonderful Mediterranean style design and air conditioned rooms that feature minibars, security boxes, coffee and tea, and rainfall showers, the Purple Mangosteen is not to be underestimated. It’s secluded, has great rooftop views, and features a gorgeous restaurant and bar with great Khmer AND Western dishes. Have a drink and get into the Purple Mangosteen swing of things!
Pipelli Pensione $$$
This boutique hotel has amazing service and is relatively quiet, tucked away where not many would think to find it. Big, modern rooms and artful design make Pipelli Pensione a must-visit, with air conditioning, bathrooms, balconies and courtyard areas, and oh yeah, spa rooms at the top with terrazzo baths. Dip into their saltwater spa or get a massage, arranged by the helpful staff. With a bar and a well shaded pool, this hostel is run by a husband and wife team that pride themselves on good service.
There you have it, the top 5 amazing flashpacker hostels in Siem Reap! Check them out or stop by to see their appeal in person. Flashpacking never had it so good!