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Sunndalsora, Norway
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Babel, a wery cozy place with a very warm and welcoming staff. The norwegian owners are also wery helpful and have many good tips about things to do. The guesthouses own tuk tuk drivers are also very helpful and cares about you to have a good time. Great Place to stay in Siem Reap, in walking distance to the city...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Hagaveien. Thank you so much for this lovely review, we really do appreciate it! Welcome back anytime!! Best wishes from Babel family!

Carnforth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Babel Guesthouse is fantastic. The rooms are clean and comfortable and the air con works well, the outside bar area is a great place to relax after a hard day at the temples. However the very best bit is the staff, they are all so very friendly and will help you sort out anything that you need. We stayed...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Xrhodes1. Thank you so much for this wonderful review, aaaw, soo happy to read the compliments about the staff! We will pass on the information to them on next staff meeting! Welcome back anytime, we will be here with open arms. Best wishes from all of us in Babel family!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff and the restaurant make this place memorable. The staff speak good English, are kind, helpful and remember your name! The restaurant is cheap, convenient, and yummy. The accommodations are basic but it's a perfectly fine pace to stay. There wasn't much water pressure but the water did get hot! The guesthouse really tries to recycle and reuse material...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Caroline P. Thank you very much for this review! Especially happy to hear the compliments about our lovely staff :D And also a special thanx for mentioning our "green thinking", we really appreciate when guests have the same values as us! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms! Best wishes from Katrine, on behalf of all of...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great stay at Babel! The friendly and helpful owners gave us lots of attention, not to mention great tips on what to do in and around Siem Reap (and helped us book everything). - would love to visit again!

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear anloken! Thank you very much for this lovely review, appreciate it! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms! Best wished from Katrine, on behalf of all of us in Babel family!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Babel Guesthouse was our first stop on our two week trip to Cambodia. Upon arrival at Siem Reap airport a tuk-tuk driver from the Babel greeted us and drove us to the guesthouse. The guesthouse has its own fleet of Tuk-tuks with drivers - and we were happy with them taking us to places like West Baray, the various Angkor...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Terje R. Thank you so much for this wonderful review! Really appreciate it! It was also very nice to bring you guys to West Baray for a chilled countryside-day! Welcome bacn anytime, we are here with open arms!! Katrine, Simen, John-Daniel and all the rest of us in Babel family!

Tromso, Norway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Room and scervice verry good. Nice staff and verry frendly pipole. We vill com back to this guesthouse. The owner Kathrine and Simen are soo helpful, yuo have to meet them. We stayed for 3 days top top.

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Sign0rh! Thank you so much for this review, and thank you so much for surprising us all with your visit all the way from Patthaya. John-Daniel, Simen and me got really surprised! It was really nice having you here! Welcome back anytime so we can show you even more what this lovely town with its wonderful people has to...

Verdelot, France
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very nice place to stay with a very nice staff , and Katherine the owner of the place is just great , she helped us a lot.. The staff is very well trained and is here to help you , not to get your money like in some other places.

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear pmondamert. Thank you so much for this lovely review, really appreciate it! Welcome back anytime! We are here with open arms! Best wishes from Katrine, on behalf of all of us here at Babel Guesthouse!

Medan, Indonesia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good accommodation with good service. The real plus is the in-house tuktuk services. As a first time visit to Cambodia for a non-adventurous traveler, my competent driver is an assurance that I'm in good hands for the trip. A true model guesthouse with model services!

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Anditan2014. Thank you so much for this wonderful review, really appreciate it! I´ll pass on the compliments on our next Tuk Tuk driver meeting :D Welcome back anytime! Best wishes from all of us in Babel family!

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Solo trip so Siem Reap and stayed here for a couple days. The thing I personally loved the most was how the walls had the history and story of how this place was formed. It made me have flashbacks of my previous visit to Scandinavia and the amazing people there. Location: Conveniently located near stores and restaurants. You can easily...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Sterling E. Thank you so much for this long and detailed review! Really appreciate it! Yea, this season there has been more mosquitos than we have ever seen. We have now contacted a company who fumigate our garden. This helps. Thanx for reminding us! Welcome back anytime! We are here with open arms! Best wishes from all of us...

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Babel is a great place to stay. The facilities are good but what really stands out is how friendly the owners and staff are. It's like staying with friends and really makes it stand out from other places I've stayed at. I'd definitely recommend it!

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear mellorsam! Really nice to hear that its like staying with friends, really really happy about that comment! Come back anytime! Best wishes from Katrine, on behalf of all of us here at Babel <3

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Babel Guesthouse is an intimate guesthouse surrounded by a tropical garden with an outside bar & restaurant area, serving a combination of local and western style dishes. We offer you beautifully designed, comfortable spacious and clean rooms. All the rooms are air-conditioned with cable TV and bathrooms with hot water showers and bathtubs in most of the rooms. Norwegian owned and managed, located in the charming Wat-Bo area of Siem Reap, only 15 minutes away from the majestic temples of Angkor Wat. The wonderful staff at Babel Guesthouse possess great local knowledge that we are more than happy to share with you to make your stay in Siem Reap memorable. Our local drivers and guides have worked for Babel Guesthouse for many years, and we can assure you they will be there for you, wherever you would like to go and whatever you would like to do during your stay at Babel. Babel Guesthouse is run with an active focus on Responsible Tourism. We constantly seek to provide benefits from the tourism industry to the local community in Siem Reap, and we are doing our best to cause as little damage as possible to the area in which we operate. We only hire local staff, drivers and guides. We sponsor all our staff and some of our Tuk Tuk drivers with higher education. They all receive plenty of training, good working conditions, fair salaries and flexible working hours to enable the staff to continue their education. We buy our food for the restaurant at the local market, and we support good projects in town that actively focus on Responsible Tourism. We at Babel Guesthouse are looking forward to give you memories for life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babel Guesthouse

Address: 738 Wat Bo Road | Salakamroeuk, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: $26 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Babel Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Room and A/C good”
 of 5 bubbles sign0rh, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Two good room options for families: 1) a room with 2 double beds and; 2) a room with 2 singles and a bunkbed. ”
 of 5 bubbles T728CUmichaelh, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The sink and shower does not drain well ... it takes a few minutes to drain. I reported it to the front desk/reception (twice), but it wasn't fixed (while I was there).”
 of 5 bubbles lawrencep985, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask owners and staff for great tips on how to maximize your stay in Siem Reap. We got some great advice :)”
 of 5 bubbles MixMartin, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the top floor are a little hotter but the air conditioning copes well”
  • Double room with ensuite
 of 5 bubbles shanec682, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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