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Vibol Happy House

"Probably the best dorm deal we ever had!"

Ada - January 28, 2018
Wat Ounalom - 350 m from property Vibol Happy House
Royal Palace - 840 m from property Vibol Happy House
Wat Phnom - 840 m from property Vibol Happy House
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Vibol Happy House

29E3,3rd Floor,street136,Riverside,Sangkat Psar Kandal1,Khan Daun Penh,Phnompenh, Doun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 12204 - See map
Free Wi-Fi
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Popular landmarks
Salt Lounge 40 m
Dr. Keo Vanna (Nose & Mouth) 50 m
U-Care Mart (U-Care Pharma) 100 m
Kiwi Bakery Shop 110 m
Sisowath Quay 130 m
Memphis Pub 140 m
ANZ Royal Bank 170 m
Din Art Gallery 180 m
Riverhouse Lounge 200 m
24hr Pharmacy 230 m
Nearby landmarks
Sisowath Quay 130 m
National Museum 640 m
Wat Phnom 820 m
Royal Palace 860 m
Silver Pagoda 1.01 km
Independence Monument 1.65 km
Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum 2.74 km
Central Market 3.22 km
Russian Market 3.74 km
Choeung Ek Genocidal Center 10.09 km
7.6

Very good

Location rating score

Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
  • Airport transfer

  • Located in heart of Phnom Penh

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Garden

  • Ticket services

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Phnom Penh every 28 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money7.2
Distance to city center1.0 Km
Location rating7.6
Nearest airportPhnom Penh International Airport (PNH) - Cambodia
Distance to airport9.4 km

Rooms available at Vibol Happy House

Dormitory Mix 4-6 Pax
Dormitory Mix 4-6 Pax
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Dormitory Female 4 Pax
Dormitory Female 4 Pax
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Room Assigned on Arrival
Room Assigned on Arrival
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      Double single use
      Double single use
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        Double Pool
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          Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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            Tripple Room Pool
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              DOUBLE SEA
              DOUBLE SEA
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                Frequently asked questions

                What time is check-in and check-out at Vibol Happy House?

                Check-in is from 11:00 AM, and check-out is until 01:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.

                How do I get to Vibol Happy House?

                Vibol Happy House is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 10 KHR. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Vibol Happy House also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Vibol Happy House has a car park available for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Phnom Penh with private transportation, the hostel can arrange taxi service.

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                What people love about Vibol Happy House

                • 10.0
                  Exceptional

                  "Nice place and area."

                  Nicolaj

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                  December 12, 2017

                • 9.2
                  Exceptional

                  "Highly recommended!"

                  Guillermo

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                  January 31, 2018

                • 9.6
                  Exceptional

                  "Would stay again!!"

                  Ricardo

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                  January 1, 2018

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                Overall rating:
                6.8
                Good
                98 reviews
                Cleanliness
                6.3
                Facilities
                6.4
                Location
                7.6
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                What travelers say they love:
                the location, everything is great!
                SHIRAN from China
                Solo traveler
                More about Vibol Happy House

                More about Vibol Happy House

                Whether you're a tourist or traveling on business, Vibol Happy House is a great choice for accommodation when visiting Phnom Penh. The city center is merely 1.0 Km away and the airport can be reached within 30 minutes. A haven of rest and relaxation, the hotel will offer total renewal just steps away from the city's numerous attractions such as Psah Chas - Old Market, Deum Kor Market, Night Market.

                Vibol Happy House also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Phnom Penh. Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, taxi service, ticket service, car park, airport transfer.

                The hotel features 2 beautifully appointed guest rooms, many of which include linens, locker, mirror, towels, internet access – wireless. The hotel's spa, massage, garden are ideal places to relax and unwind after a busy day. Vibol Happy House is a smart choice for travelers to Phnom Penh, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.

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                What they offer

                10.0
                Exceptional
                Cleanliness

                "Very cheap and clean."

                Nicolaj

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                December 12, 2017

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                Reviews of Vibol Happy House from real guests

                Provided by verified guests of Agoda
                6.8
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                10
                Cleanliness6.3
                Facilities6.4
                Location7.6
                Room comfort and quality5.6
                Service7.1
                Value for money7.2
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                <6 Below Expectation (27)
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                1234
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Ada from Poland
                Couple
                Stayed 1 night in January 2018

                The best place in Phnom Penh👌”

                Probably the best dorm deal we ever had! It’s basicly a brand new, private apartment, with bathroom, a kitchen, big corner balcony and some bunk beads! Very hard to find, so make sure you have wifi and call the owner first. By the way Vibol - the owner is a great guy and will help you with everything and drop some knowlage about Phnom Penh If you ask him ;)

                Reviewed January 28, 2018
                9.6
                Exceptional
                Ricardo from United Kingdom
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 4 nights in December 2017

                So Good I stayed for Longer”

                Hostel is a converted apartment and quite quiet at the moment, so feel like you have your own apartment in the centre of Phnom Penh with a balcony overlooking the city. Owner is super friendly and nice and the security at the hostel is state of the art with finger scanner to enter!!! Great shower and a million food options in the area, and all of this and still the cheapest hostel in Phnom Penh! Would stay again!!

                Reviewed January 01, 2018
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Guillermo from Argentina
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in January 2018

                Great hostel for such a cheap price.”

                Nice small hostel in the middle of the night scene. Look at all the pictures before going because is rather difficult to find: it's on the 3° floor up the corner of Madame Butterfly pub. Vibol, the owner, is a friendly guy ready to help you with what you need. Highly recommended!

                Reviewed January 31, 2018
                8.0
                Excellent
                rhino from Indonesia
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 3 nights in August 2013

                worth every penny”

                extremely cheap, close to the attraction spots, friendly staff

                it was lovely to stay in this place. the staff is so friendly, the rate is very cheap, and the location is at the central of attractions. i'd recommend this place for any backpacker visiting phnom penh

                Reviewed September 04, 2013
                7.0
                Very good
                Josh from United States
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in February 2014

                Cheap and small”

                Price, location, and staff

                For $3 a night I didn't expect much and I didn't get much. The wifi worked well, there was running water in the one small bathroom, and I had a bed. The bed was not comfortable and it wasn't really in a room. It was in the entry way before the room so there was no door or privacy at all. Very close to the riverfront but can be a little tricky to find, especially if your tuk-tuk driver takes you to the other Happy House that is more famous.

                Reviewed February 20, 2014
                7.6
                Very good
                Karsten from Norway
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in February 2018

                Ok for a few nights”

                Central location next to a popular restaurant and pub street. Not really noisy at night. The major minus is the very humid and warm common room where the beds are also located. There are a few fans in the roof and a mobile one on the floor, but it doesnt really help much. Its like a humid sauna. Finding the place is easy using the photos in agoda. Reaching the owner, on the other hand, isnt. There is a whatsapp number on the wall outside, but he did noy reply. I was only lucky that there were other people already there. I would come back later if AC will be installed

                Reviewed February 21, 2018
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Tyler from Cambodia
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in March 2018

                Favorite month of 5 month Travels”

                So many things I liked about this specific hostel. First and foremost is the people I've met there. Because of the small size of the hostel it felt like we were a little family than random strangers. The owner seemed to always come by with bananas, cakes, or even a full Chinese meal with chicken and fruit to give to his guests. He really cultivated a friendly atmosphere talking with all the guests about any questions or tourist things they might want to see or where to find cheap meals and so forth. One of my favorite things was the bakery 150 feet away. It made warm fresh bread everyday and only for 800 riel or at 9 pm everyday they sell everything out for 50% off. Also, there's a market 100 feet away where you can buy fresh produce. I was able to live spending less than 4$ American on food per day. Another thing I miss is the balcony, first thing in the morning, going out and enjoying the cool breeze from the river. The river is only 200 feet away and it made the air quality fresh.

                Reviewed March 11, 2018
                7.3
                Very good
                Torkild from Norway
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in December 2013

                Hotel for backpacker”

                Price,staff and diy

                Perfect hotel for the backpacker/stay for less traveler in Phnom pehn. Staff knows everything you need to know.

                Reviewed January 12, 2014
                8.0
                Excellent
                Paweł from Poland
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in January 2018

                Nice place but very loud”

                Situated on the 3rd floor in the strict centre, very loud all night long so if you have a problem with sleep don't come here. It's nice flat with few bunk beds, kitchen and balcony. At this price is ok :) WARNING! I couldn't found this place on my arrival because I used maps.me and there is a wrong address, the only good address is in Agoda!

                Reviewed January 21, 2018
                8.0
                Excellent
                z from China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in January 2017

                worth the price.”

                I think the location is good, stuff are nice, if you want to find a place to stay at night with reasonable price, this is the place.

                Reviewed January 14, 2017
                2.0
                Colin
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in February 2019

                Filthy, dirty and disgusting place DO NOT GO HERE”

                I have been traveling around the world for a few years, and I have to say that Vibol Happy House is one of the worst place where i have been staying (only for 1 night), I needed a cheap place so i could plan my trip in Cambodia, and 1 night was already way too much. Nothing is clean, butts of cigarets evrywhere on the ground, cans of soda everywhere on the ground, a rotten towel on the ground in the bathroom. The bead sheets were, well not clean at all, ants everywhere in the room i stayed. The peoples already living in here just want to be left alone, and make things so you don't want to stay. Anyway just don't even try to book here and even if it's cheap i don't think it's worth it. If the owner of the appartment is reading this, you should put everyone out and deep clean everything because in one year your appartment will be dead, rotten and unrentable. Colin S.

                Reviewed February 13, 2019
                6.3
                Good
                Mei from Hong Kong
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in January 2014

                tiny dorm,kind staff,cheap but fair condition”

                friendly staff, selling cheap bus tickets to other cities

                It is quite fair to stay in a tiny dorm with a shared bathroom and toilet in such a cheap price. But you can't expect more than it costs. The toilet and washing place is not in a good condition. There is only one toilet in the guesthouse amd you need to have bathing inside this tiny toilet. The beds are acceptably clean. You can watch DVD in the lobby. One inconvenient thing is that the dorm is locked until the staff wakes up in the morning. When I woke up at 7am, the door was locked and I needed to wait until 7:30am. If you plan to go out in early morning, you need to tell the staff. The location is quite close to the market and to the river.

                Reviewed January 13, 2014
                8.3
                Excellent
                Hariz from Malaysia
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in December 2013

                Pretty good...”

                Cheap, Good location, and Cheap again..!!

                i think it was pretty good and value for money, if someone on budget i think this hotel recommended...

                Reviewed December 31, 2013
                8.0
                Excellent
                john from United States
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in February 2018

                Very good”

                Its an dorm stle place it was great for an couple days but I'm am an older gentleman and need my solitude some times the good thing it is mixed gender do you get to look at pretty ladies while your their but don't base your travel on the ladies the nightlife is great if you like the type of bar with bargirls i won't give them lady drinks or bar fine them but I think it'd OK for other westerners but I'm an little but different when it comes to that

                Reviewed March 06, 2018
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Nicolaj from Denmark
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in December 2017

                Perfect spot!”

                Nice place and area. Very cheap and clean. Helpfull host family. Would defently choose this hostel again.

                Reviewed December 12, 2017
                8.0
                Excellent
                Tiep from Vietnam
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in December 2013

                Good location! Nice staf, best frice!”

                Good location, best frice and nice staf

                Is good, the room not very nice but is ok for backpacker!

                Reviewed December 12, 2013
                10.0
                Exceptional
                SHIRAN from China
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

                Exceptional”

                great roomates! great host! and the location, everything is great!

                Reviewed February 27, 2018
                7.3
                Very good
                Ying-Chun from Taiwan
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in January 2014

                everything‘s cheap”

                friendly, cheap, many tourist service

                Super friendly boss with good english skill, small room and bathroom, no hot shower

                Reviewed January 31, 2014
                4.0
                Michaela from Thailand
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 1 night in February 2018

                Never met the staff”

                I didn't meet the manager the entire two days of my stay. Therefore I never got my finger print scanned into the door key system and always had to knock on the door and hope there is someone inside... This isn't really a hostel, it's an apartment turned into a dorm room. After reading the reviews saying it's the wrong address on maps.me and checking the pictures I didn't find it difficult to get there and find it. It was not really clean, but the location was alright and it's a cheap place to stay.

                Reviewed February 25, 2018
                8.7
                Excellent
                cheng from Malaysia
                Solo traveler
                Stayed 5 nights in July 2013

                Enjoyable and great. The staffs are very friendly.”

                Worth for money

                Enjoyable and great. The staffs are very friendly.

                Reviewed July 29, 2013
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