The Best Party Hostels in Cambodia (Siem Reap, Phnom Penh)

The Best Party Hostels in Cambodia (Siem Reap, Phnom Penh)
Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, and Sihanoukville are popular destinations on the well beaten Southeast Asian backpacker trail. Their popularity means that there is no shortage of amenities and activities for tourists, and these towns' nightlife will not disappoint.

Although most visitors come to Cambodia to explore the famous Angkor Archaeological Park, the country itself has become its own type of destination. There are a wide variety of bars, restaurants, and cocktail lounges in all of these destinations where visitors can hang out until the late hours of the night after exploring all of the cultural and historical sites. For backpackers and budget travelers, Pub Street, in downtown Siem Reap is the place to go for cheap beers and happy hours. Sok San Road is also a popular destination. It's just across from Pub Street and it's lined with a large number of bars and restaurants.

If you want to take advantage of Cambodia's nightlife and also want a cheap place to stay, you'll find a wide variety of guesthouses, hostels, and budget hotels. Prices are often negotiable, so if you're willing to be flexible, you can sometimes find a great deal. Like elsewhere in Southeast Asia, there are always new places opening and older places closing. It's a good idea to talk to other travelers on the road before you arrive. Often times guidebook recommendations become quickly dated so recent visitors usually offer the best references and recommendations. Also, once a hostel finds itself in a popular guidebook like Lonely Planet, they often raise their prices and let their quality slip.

The hostels below are among the most popular party hostels in Cambodia. If you're in the area to party, then these places are where it's at. They have a strong reputation and fill up quickly, so advanced reservations are recommended.
How much do hostels in Siem Reap cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Siem Reap here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.

Looking for a party in Cambodia? Here are the best hostels:

Siem Reap

Dorm Bed from $0.95
Private Room from $7.55
Overall Rating: 92%
Rose Apple Road Siem Reap, Siem Reap
The Mad Monkey Hostel is one of the best party hostels in Siem Reap. It's located conveniently close to the temples of Angkor Wat and it's a large facility that sleeps more than 100 people. There is no shortage of entertainment here, and many guests enjoy hanging out on the rooftop "beach" bar. It's the perfect place to meet other backpackers who also enjoy the bar scene. The bar is open until late in the night and it has comfortable seating and hammocks available. The hostel hosts nightly events and parties. There are often free shots, fun music, and a good crowd. If you want to party hard, then this hostel is among the best.

If you want to head out to Pub Street, it's just a five minutes walk away. The temples of Angkor Wat are seven kilometers away and tuk tuks are available through the hostel.

The hostel offers Khmer style with western amenities. There's a coffee shop on the first floor and packed lunches are available for guests while they explore the temples.

Although the prices are a bit more than some other hostels in the area, The Mad Monkey has a long time reputation as the place to stay for its party atmosphere. This is one of the most popular hostels in Siem Reap so advanced reservations are highly recommended. The rooms are in high demand so make arrangements well in advance.

Siem Reap

Dorm Bed from $3.33
Private Room from $8.55
Overall Rating: 93%
House 169, Group 4, Steung Thmey Village Svay Dangkum Commune, Siem Reap
Siem Reap Pub Hostel is located near night market, which is just a few minutes' walk to the Pub Street area. It is within close proximity of the north of Angkor Night Market. At Siem Reap Pub Hostel, you can meet friends from all over the world at the large common area, enjoy free internet and Wi-Fi access anywhere in the hostel, or relax in the cozy TV room and swimming pool. The friendly staff here will be more than happy to provide you with information about the city and tour arrangement. Siem Reap Pub Hostel also provides: free internet in common area and free Wi-Fi throughout the building, personal electronic socket, personal reading light and mirror for every bed, large locker with key for every guest, free swimming pool for every guest, large common area, spacious shared bathroom, separated by gender, with hot shower, ticket and tourist information office, free city maps, free parking, and linens and towels included.

An Amazing New Hostel in Siem Reap

Dorm Bed from $10.80
Private Room from $15.75
Overall Rating: 83%
16th Avenue, Mondull II Svay Dangkum, Siem Reap, Siem Reap
This fantastic new hostel offers everything a budget traveler could want. Check out the photos! The rooftop pool is elegant and fun. The dorms are modern with custom-built bunks, some of which are large enough for two people. It's perfect for a couple looking to enjoy the social atmosphere of a hostel. Some very nice hotel-style private rooms are also available. They also have a great common area, a fun bar, and more. The bathrooms are also ultra-modern, as this building is brand new. And finally, it's in a great spot right in the middle of town where you can walk to the market, the river, and all of the other important places in town.

Phnom Penh

Dorm Bed from $8.46
Private Room from $9.67
Overall Rating: 88%
No.30-32 Street 242, Sangkat Chaktomuk Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh
Mad Monkey Phnom Penh is a socially responsible business located in the heart of the city. This is a great place to make friends and memories during your travels in Southeast Asia. If you're looking for cultural experiences, they offer a full range of local tours and can also help you with travel, tickets, and visas. If you want to relax, they have an awesome swimming pool and poolside bar. If you came to party, their Rooftop Bar never disappoints and they are also happy to show you the best night on the town Phnom Penh can offer. They offer a variety of rooms to choose from - dorms with oversized single mattresses, A/C, and individual bag lockers, to ensuite privates that are clean and comfortable with all of the necessary amenities. The restaurant serves delicious Asian and Western meals, prepared to international standards. Free city maps, Wi-Fi, linens, and towels are included.

Dorm Bed from $4.20
Private Room from $5.85
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 80%
#0568, Group 5, Opposite BBU Vihear Chen Village, Svay Dangkum Commune, Siem Reap
Pool Party Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, a bar, bicycle hire, a common room, a games room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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