If you plan to do backpacking, staying at a hostel would be a good idea. This option is good for those who are single because kids are not allowed in the hostel. The best part of staying at a hostel is to meet with other backpackers that you can discuss and share experiences about travel.
We will list down here the top 10 best Siem Reap hostels for your consideration.
1. Mad Monkey Siem Reap
Mad Monkey is a popular hostel brand in southeast Asia. The hostel that they have in Siem Reap is located very close to Pub Street, a popular tourist area where you can find cheap food and drink.
You can expect clean dorms and rooms, friendly staff and parties down the pool but do not piss in the pool, please.
They also have a restaurant that will provide various choices of Khmer or Western food.
Mad Monkey is a good place to meet and parties with other backpackers.
2. Snooze Capsule Cambodia
Snooze Capsule is inspired by a type of hotel developed in Japan that featured a large number of small bed-sized rooms known as capsules. It’s the best choice if you want to find a place cheap just to sleep.
However, each room has its own private bathroom, bed lamp, lockers, and power socket. They also have sky lounge on the top floor that serves Khmer and western food.
The hotel is also located very close to Pub Street and Angkor night market.
3. Onederz Hostel
Onederz offers something different from Mad Monkey. It’s not a party hostel. They make this warning clear. If you don’t like party or drinking in the pool, this is your good choice.
Onederz offers clean and comfortable beds to sleep. They open many hostels in popular cities such as Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville.
The hostel is also located in Pub street area.
4. Lub d Siem Reap
Lub d is a new modern hostel located near Pub street and old market, the center of Siem Reap city. Lub d is not only a cheap and good hostel with a nice swimming pool but also a good co-working space if you like to work during your trip.
They also have a game corner to entertain you during your stay. Their big dooms of 10 beds are ideal if you travel in a group.
It’s a good place for sleep, parties and working.
5. Funky Flashpacker
Funky Flashpacker is a party hostel, located 500 meters from Pub street, new build with a modern design that has a nice swimming pool in the middle of the hostel. They also serve very good Khmer and western food.
It’s quite a big hostel. They provide dorms and also rooms, in a total of 206 beds, 10 dorms, and 25 rooms. They provide good food and drink. If you like to party, this place is for you.
6. One Stop Hostel
One Stop Hostel located in a good location, in the Siem Reap city center. If you don’t like the pool party, this place is for you. They don’t have a swimming pool. The hostel offers a bed inside their clean dorms for just $5 USD per night. It’s a good place for backpackers who don’t like the party but still want to meet like-mind travelers.
The food is amazing and cheaper than the local restaurants.
7. Siem Reap Pub Hostel
Siem Reap Pub Hostel is not different from other hostels that have a pool and provide facilities for backpackers to make parties and enjoy the stay.
The hostel is located near Pub street. They provide private rooms and dormitory rooms. The hotel staff is friendly.
This is a good place for those who want to make the most of their time and budget in Siem Reap.
8. The Hideout
The Hideout is a hostel chain from Saigon, Vietnam. It’s a hostel that provides social, clean and awesome value hostel for people to sleep after visiting famous temples, Angkor Wat.
You can choose between private rooms or dorms. The restaurant offers a variety of Asian dishes.
Join them at 7 pm for a free drink and play some games.
9. Central Hostel
Central Hostel is located at Wat Damnak village, not far from the tourist area and it is not a party hostel but provides clean private rooms and dorms.
They also have a pool on the top floor if you like to have a swim. The restaurant provides Khmer and western food.
It’s a good place to work as well.
10. White Rabbit Hostel
White Rabbit Hostel is a modern hostel run by a former backpacker from Germany. It’s chic and stylish. They claim to have the biggest swimming pool in town. They don’t do parties every day but a few days in a week.
It’s mixed of the party and relaxing hostel you can expect.
The in-house restaurant provides Khmer and western food and also a vegan menu.