Siem Reap is now considered as a backpacker heaven in S-E Asia, partly because of the cheap accommodation that it offers. Even the best of Hostels offering all amenities, are super-cheap. Every single hostel listed below, even the cheapest one (about $2/night) has a pool.

Also read: Cambodia Travel Guide

This post categorizes the hostels in Siem Reap into Party, Non-Party and the cheap hostels and lists the best hostels in Siem Reap for each category.

The Gist

Type of Hostel Best For
Party Hostels Party Animals: Solo-Travelers/ Couples/ Groups
Non-Party Backpacker HostelsTravelers looking for a peaceful stay.
Cheap HostelsNo explanation needed.

Best Party Hostels in Siem Reap

Pool Party at mad monkey siem reap
Pool Party at Mad Monkey Siem Reap (Credits: Hostelworld)

1. Mad Monkey Siem Reap

  • Located just 8 minutes walk away from Pub Street & Night Market.
  • The best rated party Hostel in Siem Reap. Rated 9.3 from 3358 reviews on Hostelworld.
  • They have two bars, one by the pool and another on the rooftop. The rooftop is themed on a beach and has sand all over it, looks really cool.
  • Each dorm has its own bathroom.
  • Has a restaurant that serves traditional Khmer, Asian and Western food.
  • Activities: Pub crawls, drinking games, pool parties, group tours to Angkor Temples & other major attractions.

2. Funky Flashpacker Siem Reap

  • Located 10 minutes walk away from Pub Street & Night Market and at a 20 minutes drive from Angkor Temples.
  • One of Cambodia’s largest hostels. Rated 9.1 from 2750 reviews on Hostelworld.
  • They have not one but three bars. Their Sky Bar is open 24/7.
  • Each dorm has its own bathroom with rainfall showers,
  • Has a restaurant that serves traditional Khmer, Asian and Western food 24 hours a day, including options for vegetarians and vegans.
  • Activities: Pub crawls, drinking games, pool parties, group tours to Angkor Temples & other major attractions.

Top 3 Non-Party Hostels in Siem Reap

Backpackers, tourists hanging out in common Area at Ondrez Hostel, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Common Area of Ondrez Hostel (Credits: Hostelworld)

1. Lub D Cambodia Siem Reap

  • A backpacker hostel with a premium feel.
  • Located 5 minute walk away from the famous Pub Street.
  • Has a co-working space too, perfect for digital nomads.
  • Has a 24-hour reception and security, elevator access for all rooms.
  • Bathrooms are equipped with hair dryers and straighteners.
  • Rated 9.4 from 1315 reviews on Hostelworld.

2. Onederz Hostel Siem Reap

  • Located 4 minutes walk away from Pub Street.
  • Hostel is more of a laid-back spot.
  • Has a garden, swimming pool and bar on the terrace.
  • Offers free Airport pickup (you’ll save $5-6) for arrivals before 9 pm.
  • Rated 9.6 from 3798 reviews on Hostelworld.

3. One Stop Hostel Siem Reap

  • Located just next to the Pub street, only 1-2 minute away by foot.
  • They offer free Airport pickup (you’ll save $5-6) for arrivals before 9 pm.
  • Activities: Temple and floating village sunset tours, Movie Night, Khmer Language lesson, Khmer family cooking class, BBQ Rooftop Bar, etc.
  • Rated 9.4 from 2064 reviews on Hostelworld.

Top 3 Cheap Hostels in Siem Reap

People chilling and drinking at the Bar at YOLO Hostel Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bar at YOLO Hostel Siem Reap (Credits: Hostelworld)

1. Yolo Hostel

  • Located 1 km from Siem Reap’s Pub Street.
  • The cheapest hostel among the decent ones.
  • Has a swimming pool , garden and rooftop bar.
  • Rated 7.8 among 115 reviews on Hostelworld.

2. White Rabbit Hostel Siem Reap

  • Located 10 min walk away from Pub Street.
  • Activities: Pub crawls three times a week, temple tours, etc.
  • Bar and Restaurant is open from 7 am – 12 am every day. Has a vegan menu too.
  • They brand themselves as an Eco-friendly hostel.
  • Rated 8.9 from 1435 reviews on Hostelworld.

3. Pool Party Hostel

  • Not really a party hostel as is suggested by its name. The Hostel has more of a peaceful vibe to it.
  • Located about 1.2 kilometres from Pub Street.
  • From Monday to Saturdays, they offer free drop off service into town from 12 pm until 9:30 pm.
  • Rated 8.9 from 8 reviews on Hostelworld.

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