Best Hostels in Siem Riep
If you are planning to visit Cambodia the chances are you will stay in Siem Reap. This is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Cambodia, mainly due to the incredible Angkor temples being located nearby. Millions of people visit Siem Riep every year and there are so many different budget places you can stay. View our guide to the best backpacker hostels in Siem Reap (for all budgets).
Top Tips For Choosing a Hostel in Siem Riep
Finding a hostel in Siem Riep isn’t difficult but finding a good one is. There are literally loads of budget places you could stay and so to help we have put together this guide with recommendations and advice. You can choose from so many different hostels in Siem Reap, some are party hostels perfect for solo travellers whilst others are more relaxed and ideal for couples, groups and families. Before booking you will need to consider whee you want to be based, how many days you want to stay, what budget you have available and what facilities/level of comfort you are looking for.
Where to Stay in Siem Reap
Siem Reap isn't a massive city and most people stay around Pub street - a popular destination for international tourists with bars, cafes, restaurants and lots of accommodation. If you stay here you can walk to most places you will need e.g. eating out, markets etc. There are also hostels located all around the city though and tuk tuks and taxis provide a cheap and easy way to get around.
Hostels in Cambodia and Siem Riep are very cheap, especially compared to similar cities in the region like Bangkok. You can find cheap backpacker hostels for as little as $4-8 or slightly better places for $8-12 for a basic bed in a shared dorm room. Private rooms are just a little more.
Top Rated Backpacker Hostels in Siem Riep
View our list of the best hostels to stay in Siem Riep based on price, location, facilities and reviews.
Mad Monkey Siem Reap
Price: Dorms from $8
Mad Monkey is one of the most popular places to stay in Siem Riep and it is easy to see why it is so popular. There is a large on-site restaurant
There are spaces for over 100 travellers per night and
has established themselves as the backpacker chain in Cambodia and with good reason and many would consider this the best place to stay in Siem Reap. The food at the on-site restaurant is amazing, it’s a resort with over 100 backpackers staying a night so it’s easy to meet people and its got a prime location that’s only a 5-minute walk to the legendary pub street.
Mad Monkey is a great youth hostel in Siem Reap and has been a favourite of seasoned travellers for years. They can house up to 100 backpackers a night, not only does this mean there is always someone new to meet but there is an awesome vibe about the place too. If you’re planning on having a few lazy days and a few party nights in Siem Reap you should definitely consider Mad Monkey, it’s just the ticket! The Mad Monkey team have their own tours and travel desk, remember to swing by to see if they can help with your onward arrangments.
Funky Flashpacker Siem Reap
Price: Dorms from $5
Funky Flashpacker is THE party hostel in Siem Reap and the biggest party hostel in all of Cambodia. There are 3 bars including one on the rooftop bar and a large LED lit pool with floating bean bags. DJs are often on the property pumping out jams and pool parties are held daily, events monthly and more. The location is close to Pub Street and both local and international cuisine is served 24 hours everyday.
Onederz Hostel Siem Reap
Price: Dorms from $8.50
Onederz Hostel Siem Reap is the second location in Siem Reap and the 4th hostel in Cambodia so it’s a well established chain who knows how to do hostels right. It’s a premium hostel with a swimming pool, TV room and Wi-Fi throughout the property. The hostel is located right beside Angkor Night Market and is a 4-minute walk to Pub Street.
The overall best hostel in Siem Reap os Onederz Hostel, this place is awesome! Self-proclaimed as a premium hostel you’ll be hard-pressed to find anything to hate on here! As the best hostel in Siem Reap in 2018 Onederz Hostel has their own outdoor swimming pool that is super clean and perfectly cool. Onederz is a top hostel in Siem Reap as they’re just 4-minutes away from Pub Street. It can get pretty noisy down there so a little bit of distance is no bad thing!
One Stop Hostel Siem Reap @ Pub Street
Price: Dorms from $6.50
One Stop Hostel Siem Reap is another premium hostel which is also closely located to Pub Street. There are large common areas, free Wi-Fi throughout the property and has personal power points, light and mirrors for each bed. A kitchen is available for guests to use and large lockers with keys are provided.
HI Siem Reap Hostel
HI Siem Reap may have a more quiet location but it’s not far from the action. The hostel has a riverfront location with a rooftop pool overlooking the river. It’s a chilled out hostel for relaxing and making friends to share a tuk tuk, not for a party. But there is a poolside bar for those who would like a drink in hand. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property and the famous Pub Street is across the bridge.
Price: Dorms from $5
Siem Reap Pub Hostel
As the name might give it away Siem Reap Pub Hostel is more of a party hostel that is located close to Pub Street and Angkor Night Market. There is a large common area and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. A TV room and swimming pool are also available for guests to use and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful!
Price: Dorms from $5
HI Siem Reap Deluxe
Price: Dorms from $7
HI Siem Reap Deluxe is located along the river and is only a short 5-minute walk across the bridge to Pub Street. The pool overlooks the river and the poolside bar is fully stocked. Guests who choose to stay in a private room get a cooked breakfast in the morning. The bonus of this location is that it’s close to everything but in a quiet area so you can rest assured that you’ll get a good nights sleep.
Hideout Hostels Asia – Siem Reap
Price: Dorms from $5
This hostel might just have the best value in town with a big swimming pool, a pool table, board games and extremely fast Wi-Fi. It’s not a party hostel but is the perfect place to chill out and meet new friends at the events held nightly. Showers are offered even after you check out and the 6 bed rooms have cool down baths. Plus the rooms are super clean as they’re cleaned twice daily!
Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap
Price: Dorms from $10
Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap may be more expensive but it is worth it! From spacious rooms to swim up pool bar, a cool down area in the lobby, on-site activities and a stellar location, this hostel really has it all. Lub D won the best new hostel in the world in Phuket and they’ve opened this new and the most modern hostel in Siem Reap for travellers that want a prime stay without the expense.
The Mekong Hostel
Price: Dorms from $4
The Mekong Hostel is one of the newest hostels to open in Siem Reap with facilities that include a pool, business centre with computers and a poolside restaurant and bar. You can even get an in-room or poolside massage! Meals are super cheap, laundry service is available on-site and there are daily happy hours. Games, free luggage storage and a common area with lounge chairs and bean bags are just a bonus.
We hope our list of finding somewhere to stay in Siem Reap will help you book the perfect hostel.