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Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

I'd been in Cambodia for a few weeks and on arriving in Phnom Penh I discovered that the backpacker 'area' of Boeng Kak had been demolished! The area was a hole anyway... I was dehydrated and needed to rest for a few days. After checking my guide book I made my way to another place which was full - Smiley... More 

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Beijing, China
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2016

I stumbled into this place just by accident, and what a lucky find! I arrived in Phnom Penh via bus from Vietnam, and as I had no hotel reservations, I wandered around the neighborhood where I was dropped off. Smileys was only two blocks away. I got a room with aircon, hot shower, balcony, and comfy bed for $20, but... More 

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Thank DonHenson
Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

It's not central but a tuktuk or walk away to the river and central Phnom Pehn. The hotel is clean, nice and simple. Staff is friendly and service minded and breakfast okey. There are bars and restaurants just close or have walk to the city center and you will find more of your taste.

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Thank AndersPH
Denver, Colorado
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Smiley's is a great hotel. Beautiful modern building set in the heart of Phnom Penh. We had a great time staying at Smiley's. The staff was very friendly, and courteous. The rooms (we stayed multiple times) were very clean. It's a walking distant to local bars and restaurants.

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Thank Jackie K
Zaandam, The Netherlands
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27 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

I stayed at this hotel three times. Rooms are basically furnished and spacious enough for me alone. Quality of service and cleanliness was not very steady. Sometimes sufficient and other times not. Everyday I received two fresh bottles of drinking water. On the other hand I had to request for a towel several times. My first room was quite clean,... More 

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Thank Carlo V
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Very comfortable beds, excellent elevator, clean rooms, and central location. Friendly tuk-tuk drivers parked outside who don't overcharge. Nice little house-front store across the street, the shop-keeper speaks English. Great area in town with good businesses around. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

We arrived off a late night bus and didn't have accommodation booked.. We were dropped close to hotel so popped in and they had a nice clean room available with air con for a good price. It was a basic room but clean and comfortable. We only stayed for one night but it was perfect for us.

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Thank Sinéad G
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

Good location near the city centre. Some restaurants nearby. The view from rooms from the upper floor are good, if you have a balcony. You will find as mall fridge in the room. Wifi is available. Bathroom very basic. Hot shower is sometimes available. Although you book for a room with warm water this is not always working. The beds... More 

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Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 15 dollar with ac. Saw a few rooms, the first one didnt have any lock on the bathroom door, the second didnt have bedsheets and was dirty, the third one was also dirty. There were still ashes from previous smoking guests in the room. Also our bathroom was not cleaned and the staff didnt want to do... More 

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Groningen Province, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

This hotel is a bit so so. The rooms look nice, but aren't very clean. Beds are good, wifi less. The people who run the hotel aren't nice and only help you when they're done with their phone. Location is off the centre so if you want to be near more restaurants and bars you should pick another hotel. We... More 

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Additional Information about Smiley Hotel and Guesthouse

Address: #37 Corner St 125-242, Sangkat Vial Vong, Khan 7 Makara, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Number of rooms: 45
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“For dinner or breakfast I'd like to recommend Asian Spice restaurant at 111th street. Good wifi available and very good food.”
 of 5 bubbles carlov363, 9 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Get the air-conditioned rooms.”
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“INSIST on checking room first ( I didn't , due to illness ) if you require a supportive bed , I presume other guests were allotted such.”
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