Sihanoukville is Cambodia’s backpacker haven. Full of travellers who need to rest up between destinations, you’ll see beaches dotted with sloth-like people in the day and hear parties in the night. Expect white sands surrounded by tropical islands and mangrove jungles. Long story short, if you want lazy beach days and great food, you’ve come to the right place. To help you in planning your trip, here are our top picks for the best places to stay in Sihanoukville for hotels and hostels.

Best Budget Places to Stay in Sihanoukville

Serendipity Beach Hostel

Serendipity Beach Hostel

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Room Type: Dorms|Basic Double|Superior Double Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Samudera Supermarket

Price Range: $6-30 a night

Serendipity Beach Hostel offers everything you would want from a hostel: a comfy bed, good food in close proximity and close to the beach! Dorms are basic with good AC and lockers for your valuables. You can choose to eat at the hostel or at nearby restaurants that have live music. The hostel itself is quite social with guests playing billiards or gathered on the terrace in the evenings. You are also ideally located close to Serendipity Beach, Occheuteal Beach and Samudera Supermarket for all your beer needs! (Prices start at $6 a night for a bed in a dorm)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com Hostel World  

Mangroves & More @ Cambodia

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Room Type: Bungalows

Wifi: Yes

Near: Occheuteal Beach

Price Range: $9-20 a night

The hosts, Marcus and Maik, really make your stay at Mangroves & More @ Cambodia. They play a massive part of why people keep coming back! From warm welcomes and never-ending recommendations to cooking you delicious local food, the hosts will make you feel at home in Cambodia. Each fan-cooled bungalow is snug, with a comfortable double bed and outside seating area, all with garden or river views. Head to the restaurant for good food and drinks overlooking the mangrove, or head to any of the busy expat bars in the charming Otres Village. (Prices start at $9 a night for a bungalow with a patio)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com  Agoda

JoNat Guesthouse

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Room Type: Double|Quadruple|Budget|Economy|Deluxe Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Wat Leu

Price Range: $8-25 a night

Situated on the main central street, JoNat Guesthouse is close to the hustle and bustle of the city minus the noise! It is also only a 15-minute walk from the nearest beach which is great for accommodation in the center. The guesthouse offers its own cafe and bar, as well as having lots of restaurants and a good international cafe next door. The rooms are very basic but clean and comfortable, with a TV and very good WI-FI. We’d recommend renting a motorbike to explore the center and its surroundings! (Prices start at $8 a night for a double room with a terrace)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Booking.com  Agoda

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Best Mid-Range Places to Stay in Sihanoukville

Sunset Lounge

Sunset Lounge

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Room Type: Double|Twin Rooms|Bungalows

Wifi: Yes

Near: Occheuteal Beach

Price Range: $35-60 a night

Remember the sloth-like people I mentioned laying on the beach? Well if you stay at Sunset Lounge, you will become one of them. Set amongst lush green gardens, Sunset Lounge has its own private beach with free sunbeds and hammocks for you to feel the beach vibes. If you can tear yourself away from the sand, your fan-cooled rooms are oozing comfort. Drink in the relaxed atmosphere that is Sihanoukville, and if you have any energy left, take a short tuk-tuk ride into town or drink your way through the bars on the beach.  (Prices start at $35 a night for a double or twin room)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com  Agoda

OC Hotel

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Room Type: Standard Double|Twin|Triple|Family Rooms

Wifi: Yes

Near: Serendipity Beach

Price Range: $50-80 a night

If you want a hassle free and effortless stay in Sihanoukville, OC Hotel is a perfect choice. From the moment you check in, the staff caters to your every need. The hotel itself is also located a short walk from the beach and the most popular dining spot on Ekareach Street which is ideal! The rooms are bright and spacious, with TVs and seating areas. They also include room slippers (yes you heard me right) and you can request massage services or room service. With a swimming pool, on-site restaurant and private beach, what more could you want from a hotel? (Prices start at $50 a night for a standard double room)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com Agoda

Moon Julie Hotel

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Room Type: Double|Twin|Deluxe|Superior Rooms|Suites

Wifi: Yes

Near: Samudera Supermarket

Price Range: $55-90 a night

Moon Julie Hotel is ideally located a mere 5-minute walk from everything that you need. Close to the stunning Ochheuteal and Serendipity Beaches, the hotel also offers an outdoor swimming pool, a sun terrace, and restaurant and bar. As the hotel is fairly new, the spacious rooms have modern furnishings and a balcony with sweeping views. For endless restaurant opportunities, with lively bars and a mixture of travelers, take a short walk into town. You won’t be disappointed! (Prices start at $55 a night for a superior twin room)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com  Agoda

Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Sihanoukville

Mary Beach Hotel & Resort

Mary Beach Hotel & Resort

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Room Type: Double|Family|Deluxe Rooms|Suites

Wifi: Yes

Near: Occheuteal Beach

Price Range: $100-200 a night

Mary Beach Hotel & Resort is built on Sihanoukville’s largest private beach with private access to hotel guests only! If that’s not cool enough, Otres Beach II has also been completely refurbished and is brand new! With this luxury hotel, you literally never have to leave. You can take a dip in the pool, enjoy a beachside massage with fresh fruit cocktails, check out the spa, or dine at one of the four on-site restaurants. Yep, you heard me, I said four! Whether you fancy Western/French, Japanese, Asian or Cambodian cuisine, they have it all! To top it off, the rooms are big, elegant and have hot rain showers. (Prices start at $100 a night for a deluxe double room with a pool view)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com Agoda

Sokha Beach Resort

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Room Type: Double|Twin|Deluxe|Superior Rooms|Suites|Villas

Wifi: Yes

Near: Serendipity Beach

Price Range: $220-640 a night

Sokha Beach Resort offers 5 star luxury right on the beach. Situated on a 1.5km white strip of sand, you can venture out to experience all the water and beach sports that are on offer. However, if you want to have it all while staying in your hotel bubble, that can be arranged too! The hotel offers gardens, multiple restaurants, spa facilities, and two large swimming pools each with a swim-up bar. Ahh, I do love a swim up bar! The rooms are large with soft, wooden furnishings, each offering ocean or garden views. You can really have it all at this resort, with its beachfront dining and massages on the terrace with amazing sea views. (Prices start at $220 a night for a deluxe double or twin room)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com Agoda

Independence Hotel Resort & Spa

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Room Type: Double|Twin|Deluxe Rooms|Suites|Villas

Wifi: Yes

Near: Independence Beach

Price Range: $130-1100 a night

A high-end resort built into the natural environment, the Independence Hotel Resort & Spa is a stunning accommodation option surrounded by trees and natural space. Although slightly outside of the center, you do get all the benefits of tranquility and you can get a free shuttle bus into town. Located on a private beach, guests can take advance of the watersport facilities that the hotel offers. Within the hotel is a pool, gym, three high-class restaurants and sea-facing accommodation. The nature of the surroundings extends into the spacious bedrooms with soft and floral furnishings and floor to ceiling windows. (Prices start at $130 a night for a deluxe double or twin room)

To see prices and read reviews, check: Hotels Combined  | Booking.com Agoda

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