Planning your trip to South East Asia? Be sure to check out these awesome party hostels in Cambodia – sure to make your trip one to remember! Be it a hostel with its own waterparks, funky tents on stilts or hostels that organize an insane amount of activities for guests, this is a great guide on cheap places to stay in Cambodia for the budget minded traveller!
Arcadia Backpackers Hostel
The hostel that has everything. A huge waterslide? Check. A Rope Swing? Check? A bar with great food? Check and check. The price tag on this place is nothing short of incredible, coming in at only $7 a night. This hostel isn’t a one trick pony either, offering amazing boat tours, camping trips and daily hikes. In with a shout as one of the best hostels in the world. Looking for the most famous of all the party hostels in Cambodia? This is it.
The Magic Sponge Kampot
Right in the heart of Kampot, one of the most fun towns in Cambodia, The Magic Sponge is a quirky breath of fresh air. The mini golf course is the big attraction, and it’s free to play for guests. If golf isn’t your thing, you can enjoy their open mic night, their quiz night, or their happy hour which lasts from midday to 6pm. Also they don’t have any bunk beds, which is a welcome relief from the usual in backpacker hostels in Cambodia!
Mad Monkey Koh Rong Samloem
You can’t talk about Hostels in Cambodia without talking about Mad Monkey. Their hostels are famous all over SE Asia, but the Mad Monkey on Koh Rong is simply amazing. Right on the beach, a packed bar, it’s the perfect place for the party minded backpacker. When you stay at one Mad Monkey, you might not want to stay anywhere else again! Mad Monkey brand are famous for having some of the best party hostels in Cambodia, and whether you stay in this one or their incredible hostel in Siem Reap, you won’t be disappointed!
Nature Beach Koh Rong
If you want to stay in luxury but without the price tag, then Nature Beach Koh Rong is the place to be. They have private rooms for $40-80, or the budget option of a two bed tent for only $5, AND the tent is on stilts! How cool is that?
Pub Hostel Siem Reap
If you’re going to Cambodia, you’re going to Siem Reap. Famous for the temples and infamous for the bar scene, there’s something for everyone in Siem Reap. The Pub Hostel is a great place to come if you’re looking to do a little of both. They have a bar and a swimming pool, but also their cheap private rooms are a great way to get an early night before you get up for a classic Angkor Wat sunrise.
One Stop Hostel Siem Reap
Cambodia is full of amazing hostels that will bring you back to nature, often with only a few planks of misfitting wood between you and the elements, however One Stop Hostel is not one of those. Instead here you’ll be thrown right back into modern living. A clean, modern feeling place can be just what the doctor ordered after a few months of slumming it in huts! They also have an amazing rooftop with artificial grass where you can enjoy the sunset overlooking Pub Street!
Kratie Balcony is quite pretty off the beaten track, and in a town most backpackers bypass as they make their way north into Laos from Phnom Penh. This town is well worth the stopover, the hostel is open plan with a balcony overlooking the Mekong Delta where you can take a boat tour to see some rare Mekong dolphins! A really amazing experience not to be missed in Cambodia.
Home Chic Hotel Phnomh Penh
Cambodia has to be one of the leading countries in the so called “Flashpacker” craze, and the Home Chic Hotel in Phnomh Pehn is a shining example of this. Their huge pool with lounges around the sides and great bar food make this one of the nicest places to stay in all of Cambodia, not just Phnomh Penh!
Monkey Maya Sihanoukville
Are you feeling the need for rustic living in the wilderness? Well Monkey Maya is what you’re looking for. Based 45 minutes by Tuk Tuk outside Sihanoukville, you’ll be well and truly off the beaten track, right at the point where forest meets beach, it’s in the perfect location for hiking, lounging on the beach, and meeting new people! They have cheap dorm rooms for $6 a night, or a family room for 4 people for $40. Not bad considering the view!
Seagarden Otres 1
Otres 1 in Sihanoukville is still a little bit of a secret among backpackers. Less crowded than the other beaches, you’ll really be able to get your beach on here! Seagarden have their own private section of beach, so you won’t be fighting for your patch on the beach! Get yourself in a lounge chair under an umbrella and do your thing! One of the best hostels in Cambodia – and a killer view to make it even better!
Here Be Dragons Battambang
Battambang is a short drive over from Siem Reap and a great stop off if you’re on your way to or from Thailand overland. In Battambang you can’t say hostel without saying Here Be Dragons. You won’t be stuck for things to do as their activities are legendary. Yoga, quiz nights, tours, they do it all. If you’re looking for one of Cambodia’s best hostels…this is right up there!