Very good 7.1
Based on 161 reviews

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About The Local Riverside

Description

This hotel is perfectly located just a hop away from the main tourist area of Phnom Penh, Riverside. Apart from the tastefully decorated rooms, The Local Riverside also features a restaurant serving excellent Khmer food and modern Australian cuisine cooked fresh to order with a bar that serves coffee, tea, frappes, fabulous cocktails, local and imported beers, a fine selection of wine, as well as soft drinks and fresh juices. Feel free to mingle around the lounge area where drinks and snacks are available. You also have access to the two pool tables and a restaurant area where you can watch live sports. A mere five-minute walk from The Local Riverside, you will reach the Royal Palace, National Museum, Wat Phnom, Night Market, and Central Market.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Hot tub
  • Massage(s)
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Laundry service
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoking area

Access

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Pets allowed

Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Khmer
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Policies

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-10 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 10 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Airport Transfer Fee: 9 USD
Check-In From: 1:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 2. Km
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 3
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 4
Reception Open Until: 12:00 AM
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2011
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Recent customer comments

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Very good



based on 161 reviews
  • Cleanliness 6.4
  • Facilities 4.3
  • Location 8.7
  • Room Comfort/Standard 7.2
  • Service 7.4
  • Value for money 6.9
  • Food/Dining 6.4
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tuansim from Malaysia
Business traveler
Deluxe Double
Stayed 1 night in August 2016
value for money
good locaiton
Reviewed September 19, 2016

Samuel from Malaysia
Couple
Deluxe Double
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Not too bad
Checking in was a breeze and the staff were friendly. The room I had was decent with a few webs here and there, but relatively clean otherwise. The only hiccup I had staying in this place was that a centipede crawled out from the drainage while I was taking a shower, which was kind of shocking.
Reviewed September 08, 2016

Châu from Vietnam
Business traveler
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 1 night in August 2016
Bed not comfortale
Staffs are friendly but not help much . The location was great but the beds weren't very comfortable compared to other places at the same price. I was disappointed with this place and never came back again . It's do hard to sleep with that bed
Reviewed August 23, 2016

Foxiel from Philippines
Business traveler
Deluxe Double
Stayed 1 night in April 2016
Review on Local Riverside
The Cons are, Hard to Find especially at night time, no visible sign at road level but far atop, unaware foreigners could get toyed around by any ill-minded tuktuk driver looking for some extra cash just to find the location (almost experienced that there at that night of arrival). Had a nice fight with a big dark brown red Cockroach during shower crawling up to the legs toward private area while eyes wide shut with shampoo bubbles, somewhat as expected from the dim not so clean bathroom condition with kitchen-warehouse styled iron door. Maybe, this place is Good for young hippie backpackers, but not so good for a business personality on transit. The Pros are, the manager/possibly-owner and staffs speak English well, understand current issues, communicative, accommodating and friendly, below is a bistro-styled restaurant with some good menus and fresh drinks. Understand that the manager once said that some visitors left not so-nice trolling comment causing negative impact to the business, however this comment is not meant to troll around, but a true honest reflection of an Agoda's guest/s, over both Cons and Pros.
Reviewed August 12, 2016

Ryllah from Philippines
Solo traveler
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016
Good but...
Everything was good but they could improve. The bathtub had a hole so even if I wanted to use it would be useless. The room smelled stale and there were no windows. The staff were super nice and helpful though and the food was very good. My one main concern was this one night that I came in late and I was advised that a night watchman would let me in. I kept buzzing for 10 min and no one answered. As it turns out, he was across the street... Drinking, I believe. But that's the okay part. The part that bothered me was how the front door was locked from the outside. If a fire had broken out, it would have been disastrous for people inside. I hope they find a way to address this as I would definitely recommend this place if it weren't for that.
Reviewed August 07, 2016

Trung from Vietnam
Couple
Double or Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
Good location, helpful staffs, good for value.
It is centrally located, you can walk to city attractions such as WAT PHROM, GRAND PALACE, WAT BOTUM, CENTRAL MARKET, NIGHT MARKET and RIVERSIDE ROAD. Staffs are very helpful, nice and very friendly. I think everything is good except the mattress.
Reviewed July 26, 2016

Marcus from Malaysia
Group
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 2 nights in June 2016
Convenient location near the Riverside
Friendly staffs available to assist you if help needed
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Phuoc from Vietnam
Group
Deluxe Double
Stayed 3 nights in May 2016
Ok
Yes
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Sean from New Zealand
Couple
Deluxe Double or Twin
Stayed 5 nights in April 2016
Nice spot
Good location, helpful hosts.
Reviewed May 04, 2016

Yin from Singapore
Family with older children
Penthouse
Stayed 2 nights in March 2016
Just the location!
I booked the venue for stay because the photos shown on the booking site was fantastic! Be aware that its very basic and run down even when I am staying at Penthouse, the balcony cannot be used its full of debris and upon check in there were no toilet amenities available in the room at all! Not even the toilet rolls were given and no bottled water as well! Frankly I was disappointed with this place! Its like a war torn place! Only the location can speak for itself which is good! This is the first even rating I gave such a negative review to any hotel I have ever stayed! To all visitors to this area, do be careful before you book with this hotel.
Reviewed March 27, 2016



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