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Geraldton
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We booked our place on hostelworld as we arrived at 6am and wanted to have somewhere to go. We arrived at the hotel before 7am, and let us check in straight away for no extra charge. We were very impressed and happy about that. We were paying about $15 a night, for a room with shared bathroom. It was an...

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Sentosa Island, Singapore
Reviewed 25 March 2013

I enjoyed my stay at Don't tell Mama & would very happily go back. On that basis I recommend it. We were unsure what to expect. What we found were bungalows that were clean & comfortable but basic: cement floor with mats, fan (no aircon), separate bathroom with a toilet that flushed with a scoop rather than cistern. Personally I...

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Thank TonyInLondon
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 10 March 2013

we loved our stay at don't tell mama! it's like living in a cute, sandy bungalow village :). the bungalows have nice decor, are spacious and very clean. there is a lot of choice for breakfast (everything tastes great!) and ulla and her team are lovely people who really make you feel at home. it is second row to the...

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Thank Caro L
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 30 January 2013

I stayed at Don't Tell Mama with a group of friends over new years. I shared a room in the back building against the road. During the evening my friend returned to the room to find a Cambodian guy in our bed, having broken in through the window. Luckily we were nearby and when he pushed her out of the...

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7Thank CKOReilly
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We stayed over Christmas so maybe prices were higher then - but we thought it was expensive for the rustic charms. The power was off most of the time we stayed and the generator was noisy when it was on - which spoiled the peaceful vibe. Otres beach is a lovely beach and there are a plenty of beach bars...

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Thank tubbymctubbington
Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 1 September 2012

We stayed 4 nights in Dont Tell Mama and we had a good time. We had a fan-room in the back of the garden and it was very charming... There is not really a common area in the guesthouse, so it is not the best place to meet people. But on the other hand, there are a lot of bars...

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Thank Bartdgbelgium
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2012

Fantastic place to stay in Otres - we stayed in the $15 dollar bungalow at the end with shared shower. Although a bit expensive, compared to the other places on the beach, it was great value for money (seeings as in other places doubles above a bar with nothing but a mattress on the floor and a mozzy net were...

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1Thank SuzieQue1
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2012

We stayed in a fan room at the back of the property. We purposely hunted out a beautiful and quiet place to stay and found that Mamma perfectly fit our needs! The huts are at the end of the road so the accomodation is away from the noise of the bars, making for a good nights' rest. The rooms themselves...

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2Thank C F
Frankfurt, Germany
Reviewed 16 March 2012

Nice spacious fan huts, without other mod cons. 1-2 min walk to beach. Good homecooked Western breakfast & day time snacks available on terrace. Food and accommodation a little more expensive than necessary (for Cambodia). Other drawbacks included very little direct sea views, a lot of ants and mosquitos (biting day & night), a very loud standby generator during electricity...

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Thank lortzing
Untergruppenbach, Germany
Reviewed 11 March 2012

I spent together with my wife 9 nights in one of the 3 big bungalows in February 2012. But by no stretch of the imagination I can give the same good reviews as others did before. What we liked (pro): # The bungalow was new, spacious (about 28 m²), functional and nice designed in warm colors. # Good bedclothes. #...

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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Don´t tell Mama is a new guesthouse, offering bungalows and rooms on the more relaxed Otres beach. We are situated 20 meters from the beach.We have built 4 spacious and comfortable bungalows with double bed and private bathroom. In the backside tower house we have designed four cosy rooms with double bed, shared bathroom and terrace or balcony.In our cafe you can enjoy a tasty breakfast and a range of snacks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Don't tell Mama

Address: Otres Beach, Sihanoukville 2012, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Sihanoukville Province > Sihanoukville
Price Range: $10 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Buy mosquito coils if you plan on staying here or anywhere!! If you plan on hiring a scooter - make sure you have an international drivers licence or enough cash (usually US $10) to pay the corrupt police off!”
 of 5 bubbles kaytielizabeth, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
“They are all great!”
 of 5 bubbles 235erinf, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms at front more secure than down back of property. Sorry - accidentally hit fitess centre and pool - these facilities not available but TripAdvisor doesn't allow me to delete.”
 of 5 bubbles B181walk, 14 Jul 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in room 1 in the block of four rooms at the back. They aren't very sound proof and you can hear EVERYTHING that goes on in the other rooms. Toilet included.”
 of 5 bubbles SamaraG280, 16 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay here. If you must, DO NOT stay in the rooms at the back.”
 of 5 bubbles CKOReilly, 29 Jan 2013 | Read review
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