The 252, Phnom Penh - review by Rusty Compass
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The 252, Phnom Penh

| 08 Feb 2011
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The 252, Phnom Penh
19 street 252
 Phnom Penh
+ 855 23 63 31 252


Price guide: US$45 - US$65

Our rating
08 Feb 2011

The 252 is an impressive new boutique entrant in its price category raising Phnom Penh’s already high boutique value for money and style standard.

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The 252 has very quickly established itself as one of Phnom Penh's most popular hotels. And with room rates around US$50 it’s a great bargain. Contemporary decor and good facilities make this place a favourite.


Close by the Independence Monument with good access to restaurants, bars and the sights of Phnom Penh.  

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Photo: Mark BowyerThe 252's great pool and restaurant space

Architecture, ambience and people

The new main building has 19 rooms and is agreeable enough but the interiors are where the owners have made the extra effort. Rooms are very cool with polished concrete and soothing, restrained colours. They’re a good size as well.

The outdoor restaurant and pool are also nicely done in a cosy, landscaped space.

Staff are friendly and helpful.

Facilities brief:
Pool, free wifi throughout, cable TV, breakfast.

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