Anise Hotel, Phnom Penh - review by Rusty Compass
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Anise Hotel, Phnom Penh

| 07 Feb 2011


Anise Hotel, Phnom Penh
Nº 2C, St 278 off 57, Beoung Keng Kang I, Chamkamorn,Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


Price guide: From US$42

Our rating
07 Feb 2011

Well located and popular 18 room family run hotel not far from the Independence Monument.

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The Anise is a medium sized friendly family run hotel set over 5 levels that is a favourite with Phnom Penh's sizeable NGO community. The lead in rooms are tight. More expensive rooms are a better size and good value for money.


A few blocks from the Independence Monument with good access to the sights, restaurants and shopping. Some of the city's best dining and spas are very close by.

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Photo: Mark BowyerThe Anise Hotel, Phnom Penh

Architecture, ambience and people

The architecture of the Anise Hotel hasn't added much to its locale but the open lobby restaurant that occupies the ground floor and includes an outdoor terrace is one of hotel's best features. Guests spend plenty of time eating, reading and drinking here.

Rooms are pleasantly plain - with plenty of natural light. There’s no lift so prepare for lots of stairs if you're on an upper floor.

Staff are what make this place. They're very obliging and friendly. The presence and attention of the French Khmer owner is another nice touch.

Facilities brief-
Wifi, air con, sat TV, breakfast included, complimentary washing allowance. No pool.

Mark Bowyer
Mark Bowyer is the founder and publisher of Rusty Compass.
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