Kampot is a small, sleepy town in Southern Cambodia.  The inviting shops and cute cafes only add to Kampots charm.  Watching sunset over the Kampot river will complete the experience.  There are several guesthouses strewed throughout the town that you can stay at.  Here are the best places to stay in Kampot, Cambodia. 

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Where to stay in Kampot


Kool Kampot

ROOM TYPE: Dorm |Shared bathroom | Double 

PRICE: $ Beds are $6


Kool Kampot is a great spot on the banks of the river.  If you’re on a budget this is the spot.  Even if you “splurge” for a double room for more privacy is only $17 a night.  There is a pool table on the roof with great views and a fun place to hang out in the hot afternoons.

Mad Monkey Hostel

ROOM TYPE: Dorms | Double | Twin

PRICE: $ 4 a night for a bed in a mixed dorm


If you’re looking for a cheap place with a lively atmosphere then Mad Monkey Hostel is right up your alley.  If you love sleep and going to bed early I would spend an extra $10 and get a room at a guesthouse where it will be quietier at night.  They have a great pool and it’s a fun place to meet people.

VIBOLA Guesthouse

ROOM TYPE: Standard

PRICE: $ You can get a private room and bath for under $20


This clean and quaint hotel is a perfect price point and great location.  VIBOLA Guesthouse is walkable to town and there are bikes for hire to explore the surrounding area.  The rooms are comfortable and there’s a pool.  A perfect place to stay in Kampot for a few days.



Mea Culpa Kampot

ROOM TYPE: Double +

PRICE: $$ Rooms start at $29 a night


The Mea Culpa Kampot is clean, comfortable and is in a good location near the center of town.  The pizza restaurant here is tasty and has great vibes.

Champa Lodge

ROOM TYPE: Lodge sleeps 2-4 people

PRICE: $$ Rooms start at $38 a night


The Khmer-styled traditional wooden houses that make up the Champa Lodge are picture perfect.  The balconies offer fantastic sunset views and the hammocks are a perfect place to relax afer a day of sight seeing.  Kayaks and bicycles can be arranged at the hotel.  Kayaking around was one of the best ways to explore Kampot.



Pippali Boutique Hotel

ROOM TYPE: Double +

PRICE: $$ Rooms start at $67 a night


The large pool is a perfect oasis after a day of exploring.  The bar and restaurant on site are as cute as can be.  Worth the splurge of places to stay in Kampot.  Mopeds available for hire at the hotel.

Le Bokor Palace

ROOM TYPE: Double | Suite

PRICE: $$ Rooms start at $180 a night


If staying in a unique and funky place is always something you go for then you’ll love Le Bokor Palace.  It has been perfectly restored and sits atop the hill over looking Kampot.   The rooms are large and has tasteful furniture.  You’ll fell like a royal staying at this hotel.

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