Best Hostels in Phnom Penh for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups

Best Hostels in Phnom Penh for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups
Phnom Penh is the capital and largest city in Cambodia. It is located at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers and has a significant tourist infrastructure. You'll find many restaurants, hotels, guesthouses, hostels, and travel agencies spread around town. There are a range of accommodation types available and there is no shortage of budget friendly guesthouses. There used to be many options in the Lakeside area near Beoung Kak Lake, but only a few of those places remain. There are many options along the riverfront.
How much do hostels in Phnom Penh cost?
Average Dorm Price $5 ($3 to $15)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $17 ($5 to $60)

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $7.50
Private Room: $10.00
Overall Rating: 90%
Envoy Hostel is a favorite place to stay in Phnom Penh that is comfortable and affordable. The owners and staff focus on the details and you're sure to appreciate the modern conveniences that they offer. The rooms are air conditioned, the showers are hot with good water pressure, there are plenty of power outlets, and there's even a large shared kitchen available to guests.

The hostel is centrally located and is a short tuk tuk ride from popular destinations including the Russian Markets. It's a safe and secure place to stay with swipe card entry throughout.

If you're hoping to meet other guests, there's a large roof top terrace and a nice courtyard where you can hang out and enjoy the setting. There are also several indoor common areas where you can chat with other guests and swap travel stories and suggestions.

The hostel has both private rooms and dorms available. Private rooms are twins or four bed rooms. Dorms sleep six or eight people and a female only room is available.

No 32, Street 322, Sangkat BKK1 Khan Chamkamorn , Phnom Penh, Cambodia,
Dorm Bed: $4.47
Private Room: $7.61
Overall Rating: 81%
Eighty8 Backpackers hostel is an oasis within the heart of a bustling Phnom Penh with a swimming pool for a cooling dip. This is not only a fun social hostel, but also a great place to chill out, relax, meet fellow travelers or make new friends, and of course, party. They offer an all you can eat breakfast for a small fee. The property is pleasantly located away from the noisier parts of the city where you get a real insight to Cambodian city life and Khmer culture, with a local shops and a street market on their doorstep, along with many Khmer style restaurants and coffee shops in neighboring streets. The hostel is a short 3-minute walk from Wat Phnom the traditional center of the city and close to the Central, Old, and Night Markets which is the starting point of Phnom Penh's famous Riverside and Royal Palace area, making this hostel a great place to escape the bustle of the city while remaining near to great attractions and nightlife. All Eighty8 rooms come with AC, fan, and hot showers as standard and free high speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel. They also offer both twin and double bed private rooms, all with en-suite bathrooms, and some rooms having balconies, room safes, wardrobes and daily water along with tea and coffee making facilities. The dormitory rooms come with big personal lockers and en-suite shared bathroom facilities and each bed has USB charger socket and reading light. A recent addition to the hostel are the new sleeping pods, a dormitory style room with private sleeping pods and lockers with shared private en-suite bathroom cubicles. All pods come with reading light, USB charger sockets, fans, and room AC. Eighty8 has a large common area with a big screen for sports and events along with a Restaurant and Bar serving both Khmer and western delights along with cold Cambodia beers and great cocktails. Linens, parking, and towels are also included with your stay.

#98 Street 88 Phnom Penh , Phnom Penh, Cambodia,

A good hostel for solo travellers, female travellers, couples, and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $7.70
Private Room: $6.90
Overall Rating: 91%
SLA Boutique Hostel is located in the middle of Phnom Penh and is a great place to relax after a busy day exploring the city. The hostel is clean and friendly and it's located on a quiet street that is just a block away from restaurants, bars, and street vendors. It's also not far from many of the city's most popular attractions.

The staff at the hostel are wonderful and pay close attention to the details. If you're looking for affordability without sacrificing quality, then this is a great place to stay.

The hostel has a variety of different room types available. There are 48 beds in total and they are split between dorms and private rooms. There are female only dorms, male only dorms, and co-ed dorms available. There are also private double rooms available.

The hostel has a shared kitchen with a dining area that is a great space to hang out with other guests. There's an indoor patio and an on-site bar available as well.

15, Street 174 Phsar Thmey III, Daun Penh , Phnom Penh, Cambodia,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $7.00
Overall Rating: 87%
One Stop Hostel is another popular option in Phnom Penh. The hostel is spread between the ground floor and the second floor of a building. It also has a small bar, a shared kitchen, and some community space where you can hang out with other guests. There's breakfast available for guests for a small fee. Other amenities include laundry service, travel information, ticketing assistance, and transportation.

Dorms include four bed female only rooms, four bed mixed rooms, and eight bed female only or mixed rooms. Each dorm has air conditioning and guests have access to their own power outlet and security locker.

The hostel is clean and comfortable and it is relatively quiet at night. It's also easy to meet other guests and find a few friends to hang out with, but this is still a good place to stay if you want a good nights sleep.

No.85, Sisowath Quay Wat Phnom , Phnom Penh, Cambodia,

A good hostel for solo travellers and small groups.

Dorm Bed: $4.00
Overall Rating: 87%
This hostel is centrally located in Phnom Penh about a five minute walk from Wat Phnom, the Central Market, the Night Market, Riverside, and the main bus stations. It's a safe and clean place to stay that is comfortable and a good value if you're on a budget. The staff are friendly and helpful and can help you with any travel arrangements that you might need. There are a variety of amenities available to guests that include laundry service, free wi-fi, a free buffet breakfasts, luggage storage, and a variety of tours of the city. There's also a small restaurant on-site that serves simple but affordable food.

Dorm rooms are available that are either large or small. Small rooms sleep four people and larger rooms sleep six or seven. This is a great place to stay if you want to meet other travelers and make a few friends.

#89, Street 108 , Phnom Penh, Cambodia,
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