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The Columns

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Lovely room. fantastic service from everyone who works here. Central location. A la Carte breakfast was delicious. Would love to go back to this hotel and will definitely book again when back in Cambodia.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very impressive decor and tastefully furnished Hotel The room photographs do not do it justice Great modern bathrooms, flat screen TV's and iPod docking stations in rooms The Staff very professional and Polite and located perfectly in the middle of everything

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Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small lovely hotel that is good if you want to see Kampot. Like most Cambodian boutique hotels, there isn't much when it comes to facilities but overall the rooms are clean and the hotel has that quaint rustic vibe to it.

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Kerkrade, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Centrally located hotel. We had initially booked a deluxe balcony room. (Room 14) Upon arrival it turned out to be a very small room. In the middle of the room they had placed a glass cube: the shower. The balcony was a narrow strip, enclosed by a wall and no furniture, so you could not even sit outside. In the...

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Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here two nights in December. After initial hick ups (or booking confirmation email apperently didn't make it to the manager) we were still lucky to get a room here. The superior room was nice but as far as I could see not really superior to the standard room which looked decent. The breakfast was delicious, staff was really...

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Mandal, Norway
Reviewed 10 December 2016

The Columns consists of a row of four, French colonial style, shop houses that have been converted into a hotel. The reception and dining area take up the first floor with the eighteen rooms on the two upper floors. The hotel is in a quiet street, a short walk from the riverfront. We received a warm welcome and check-in took...

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Toronto
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at the columns (3 nights). The building has great charm with colonial style. High ceilings and beautiful tiled floors. The breakfast was excellent with many good choices. Hotel is situated very near the riverfront and many restaurants (5 minute walk).

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Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed my 5 day stay here. would revisit anytime. Had a couple of issues (noisy fan & aircon, blocked drain) and the manager (Thavy) promptly moved me to a better room. The included breakfast was very good with a set menu choice and service was prompt and friendly with great coffee. Short walk to town and good restaurants very...

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed one night at this hotel and found it to be peaceful, beautifully decorated (restoration of the French colonial details gives a lovely ambience) and well run. Bed was comfortable, room had ceiling fan in addition to air conditioning, which is perfect for climate in this area. Room was spotlessly clean, fridge worked, soap & shampoo dispensers a great...

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Battambang, Cambodia
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Spent two nights at this hotel in November. Whilst there was a slight miscommunication for an airport pick up, otherwise had a great stay at the hotel. I stayed in a Deluxe Queen room, which included breakfast. We rented some motorbikes through the hotel, to drive up to Bokor which was fantastic. If you're living in Phnom Penh and need...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Columns is located on a quiet tree-lined street in the heart of old town Kampot. Our historic French Colonial houses have been restored to their original charm but with the addition of modern functionality and comforts. The relaxing atmosphere and central location make for an ideal place to stay while exploring the town and its surroundings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Columns

Address: 37 Phoum 1 Ouksophear, Kampot, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Kampot Province > Kampot
Price Range: $59 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The Columns 2.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Rooms overlooking the street probably not worth the extra cost”
 of 5 bubbles davidxkelly, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No lift, stairway access to 1st & 2nd floor rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles JaiDeeHawk, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Front facing rooms offer a nice street view.”
 of 5 bubbles torks, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room at front of hotel”
 of 5 bubbles pieface66, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Get a room at the back if you need peace and quiet and don't mind having no view.”
 of 5 bubbles Tamvong, 30 Mar 2016 | Read review
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