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“Best hostel in Asia!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Top Banana Guesthouse

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Top Banana Guesthouse
Certificate of Excellence
Stockholm, Sweden
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51 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Best hostel in Asia!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2014

The best hostel in Asia - great staff, clean rooms and the roof top bar is amazing! The food is brilliant as well. As a solo traveller it was very easy to find new friends here. Really recommend this hostel!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014 via mobile

Top Banana is a well run hostel with great staff. The double room we stayed at was really big, nice and clean. The rooftopbar is fun and has a social vibe. The program there changes from day to day (DJs, singer songwriter, Barbecue...). The area is really nice! Lots of restaurants, bars, shops, sights in walking distance etc.

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

I've stayed at top a few times now and it's consistently been good. Rooms are clean and secure, padlock and door lock. The management are on the ball and deal with any queries quickly. Highly recommend for expats and backpackers

Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

Didn't actually stay there but I have to say the bar is great. Lots if great people, lovely staff and a chill ambience. Beers are cheap and food is good. Highly recommended if you're in Phnom Penh. As I said I personally have not stayed there but some of my friends have and say that they've had an enjoyable stay. The bathrooms are very clean and the general hygiene of the bar. They have different events for different night so be sure to come on different nights. For example on Tuesday nights they have a live music and open mic. Or Sunday is a chill movie night. This place is great to meet new people and generally have a good time.

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2013 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in a double room with shared bathroom facilities. The room was good with a fan and bathroom was clean (only cold showers so a good way to wake up in the morning)
Good location - ten minute walk from the riverfront or always tuk tuks waiting outside. Cool bar area and first beers were free

Only downside was they forgot to put our laundry through :( so we travel onwards with more dirty clothes but no biggie

Yes it can be noisy with the music but our tip is to get involved - that way I won't be annoying to you

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

Top Banana was a fantastic place to stay. We had a great time there - something happening at the bar each night and the staff were so friendly and helpful. It is a good location and close to other hostels which are also good for having a meal or drink. Wifi connection was really good and food was pretty good too. The beds were amazing, they were really big, with nice pillows and bedding. They also have big lockers which you can keep your whole backpack in (we could fit both of ours in one, they're that big). The rooms and bathrooms were lovely and clean too. Definitely recommend staying here!

Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Vang Vieng, Laos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013

I would definitely come back here if I find myself in Phnom Penh again. The location is really good, very central. The prices are better than other hostels. The building itself is a bit old, but the rooms are clean and looks newly renovated. Great bar /lobby too so it's easy to meet other travellers. The bar alone is worth checking out even if you're not staying at the guesthouse.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Alex H
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Property: Top Banana Guesthouse
Address: #9Eo Corner St 278 & St 51 | BKK1, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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Region: Cambodia > Phnom Penh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 210 Speciality Lodging in Phnom Penh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 26
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