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 hostels and 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.

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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, beds for over 100 travellers and a great location. This is easily one of the best hostels in Cambodia.


Funky Flashpacker Siem Reap

Price: Dorms from $5

Funky Flashpacker is top hostel to stay if you want to party in Siem Reap. This is also one of the biggest hostels in the whole of Cambodia. 


Onederz Hostel Siem Reap

Price: Dorms from $8.00

Onederz is a well established chain and very popular with international travellers. You get added luxuries like a swimming pool and TV room. The location is perfect too right next to the Angkor Night Market.


One Stop Hostel Siem Reap @ Pub Street

Price: Dorms from $6.00

One Stop Hostel Siem Reap is another premium hostel located close to Pub Street. 


HI Siem Reap Hostel

Price: Dorms from $5

HI Siem Reap is a riverfront hostel with a rooftop pool with amazing views over the river.This is a very relaxing place to stay.


Siem Reap Pub Hostel

Price: Dorms from $5

Siem Reap Pub Hostel is located close to Pub Street and is very social. Rooms are great value too.


HI Siem Reap Deluxe

Price: Dorms from $7

HI Siem Reap Deluxe is located around a 5-minute walk to Pub Street and is in a relaxing located on the river. There is a pool which overlooks the river and the poolside bar is social.


Hideout Hostels Asia – Siem Reap

Price: Dorms from $5

Hideout is one of the best all round value hostels in Siem Riep. Games, a pool, quick internet and clean rooms make it popular place to stay.


Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap

Price: Dorms from $10

Lub D Cambodia is one of the most expensive hostels on our list but worth the extra price you pay. Rooms are spacious and there is a pool with bar. Activities are also arranged. Lub D has has an award winning and one of the best hostels in Thailand (Phuket) so be sure to check it out if plan to travel further afield.


The Mekong Hostel

Price: Dorms from $4

The Mekong Hostel is a new hostel with very modern facilities including a pool, restaurant and bar. Food here is very cheap and tasty whilst staff are friendly.


We hope our list of finding somewhere to stay in Siem Reap will help you book the perfect hostel.