Searching for where to stay in Kampot? There are several places to stay in Kampot catering to all budgets and travel styles, ensuring a  memorable stay for every traveler.

Cambodia is one of the more affordable countries in Southeast Asia, which makes it a great country to explore if you are traveling on a budget. This means, you can stay in some really nice hotels in Kampot and all over the country.

Kampot is a small, sleepy town in Southern Cambodia. The inviting shops and cute cafes only add to Kampots charm and watching the sunset over the Tuek Chhou River only adds to your experience.

In this article, I’ll go over the best places to stay in Kampot Cambodia and at the end of the post I’ll add any useful tips that will aid you in your trip to Cambodia.

Where to stay in Kampot, Cambodia

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But first are you in a hurry? There are plenty of accommodations in Kampot  that will accommodate every type of traveler and on every type of budget. If you don’t have time to read the whole article or need a place to stay in Kampot tonight, these are the top hotels in Kampot Cambodia.

Pepper in Kampot Cambodia

Things to Know About Hotels in Kampot Cambodia

  • 🛖 Cambodia offers a range of accommodation options, from budget guesthouses to hostels to boutique hotels and luxury resorts.
  • ⏳ During peak season and major holidays/events, book your accommodations in advance, places fill up quickly, especially Siem Reap and Angkor Wat.
  • 💦 Cambodia has a distinct wet season (May to October) and dry season (November to April). Prices will be higher and availability will be more limited during the dry season
  • 💰 $$ -The official currency in Cambodia is the Cambodian Riel (KHR), but US dollars are widely accepted. 
  • 💸 Credit cards are accepted but smaller hotels in Kampot may only accept cash.
  • 🪭 It’s worth the few extra bucks to spring for a room with air conditioning. Southeast Asia is a tropical, hot climate.
  • 🍳 Nicer hotels in Kampot will include breakfast in the price of the room.

Where to Stay in Kampot Cambodia

There are four main accommodation zones or areas to stay in when deciding where to stay in Kampot. These Kampot areas are in town, Thvi, North Riverfront and Tuek Chhou & Trapeang Sangkae.

Where to stay in town Kampot

Hotels in Kampot 

In town is located on the eastern bank of the Kampot river (Tuek Chhou River) in Central Kampot, in this area you’ll find a majority of cafes, restaurants and bars. 

If you’re only traveling to Kampot for a few days and want to be able to walk to all your meals than I recommend staying in town. You will feel like a local in no time.

Hotel Old Cinema

  • $$
  • Highlights: Breakfast & Pool area

Hotel Old Cinema is a stylish and comfortable hotel located close to the waters edge in Kampot. One of the best amenities of this hotel is the jungle like courtyard and outdoor pool.

Spend your mornings enjoying the exception breakfast and exploring Kampot or nearby Kep and your afternoons lounging by the pool with a book in hand. Reserve this boutique hotel in Kampot in advance as it’s smaller in size and only has a few rooms.

Vibola Guesthouse

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  • Highlights: Where to stay in Kampot on a budget 

This clean and quaint Kampot hotel is a perfect price point and has 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 is a pool. This is a perfect place to stay in Kampot for a few days and great place to stay in Kampot on a budget.

Rikitikitavi

  • $$
  • Highlights: Location and Artistic Flair

Next up on our best hotels in Kampot list is the Rikitikitavi. This delightful hotel is a tranquil oasis of comfort and creativity. This boutique guesthouse in Kampot, known for its whimsical name, offers a unique blend of design and relaxed ambiance.

The thoughtfully decorated rooms provide a cozy retreat, each showcasing a distinct character and flair. The location is top notch with views that overlook the river. Stay here for a great breakfast and even better happy hour.

Pippali Boutique Hotel

  • $$
  • Highlights: Pool and Location

The Pippal Boutique Hotel offers a refined and intimate escape for travelers. This boutique gem combines elegant design with tranquil ambiance. The pool area is a perfect oasis after a day of exploring.

This is one of the best places to stay in Kampot for its personalized service and attention to detail. These are just a few of the factors that will contribute to a memorable and refreshing stay. Mopeds are also available for hire at the hotel.

Where to stay in Kampot

Places to stay in Kampot | Thvi

On the opposite side of the river is where you’ll find the Thvi area. If you have a bigger Kampot hotels budget and prefer to have a quiets night sleep, then staying in the Thvi area would be an excellent choice. 

Here you will find some excellent riverside accommodations in Kampot.

Castle Bayview Resort & Spa

  • $$$
  • Highlights: Spa and Amenities

Nestled amid the serene landscapes of Kampot, Castle Bayview Resort & Spa is the best luxury hotel in Kampot. The boutique resort combines contemporary elegance with a touch of Cambodian charm.

The resort’s spa beckons with indulgent treatments, while the infinity pool and lounging areas create an atmosphere of leisure and rejuvenation. This is where to stay in Kampot for a blend of sophistication, natural beauty, and warm hospitality.

Amour Boutique Kampot

  • $$
  • Highlights: Views from the Rooftop Terrace 

Another hotel in Kampot is Amour Boutique Kampot. Located across the river and close to the main bridge that takes you into town, this hotel is equipped with all the modern amenities you would want for a comfortable stay.

The rooms are bright and spacious, and you’ll love the views from your balcony or the rooftop terrace.  The mid range hotel is a good choice for cost and amenities.

Moly Resort

  • $$
  • Highlights: Relaxing Hotel on the River

The Moly Resort calls to travelers for its serene setting and modern comforts. The accommodation is designed for both comfort and style, providing a cozy retreat after a day of exploring Kampot and its surroundings.

Relax by the inviting swimming pool, or unwind in the comfort of your rooms. The hospitality and the peaceful ambiance make it an appealing choice for those seeking a relaxing stay on the river.

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Kampot accommodations

Hostels in Kampot | Riverfront North

The riverfront North is where you’ll find most guesthouses & hostels in Kampot. Some of the places to stay will be walkable to Kampot town but for the most part you’ll either catch a tuk tuk  or rent a moped to get to town.  The moped ride will take you 5 minutes compared to the 15 minute walk.

Mango Tree Guesthouse

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  • Highlights: Price & Spacious Rooms

Mango Tree Guesthouse is a charming retreat for travelers looking for less expensive accommodations without sacrificing comfort. With its central location, this guesthouse provides easy access to Kampot’s attractions but still being out of the action.

This is a pleasant guesthouse in Kampot that has spacious rooms, a gracious host and only a ten minute walk to town.

Park Inn Boutique and Hostel

  • $
  • Highlights: Value & Location

Park Inn Boutique and Hostel is another great place to stay in Kampot if you are traveling on a budget. This boutique hostel has awesome views and comfortable rooms.

You can book private rooms or a bed in a mixed dormitory. There is a rooftop bar in the evenings and a great cup of coffee in the morning on the main floor. Great location close to everything but also far enough away that it isn’t  noisy.

Ecran Riverfront Guesthouse

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  • Highlights: Value, Location, and Views

As a quaint riverside getaway, Ecran Riverfront Guesthouse is a peaceful retreat with a front-row seat to the town’s picturesque landscapes. The guesthouse combines comfort with a touch of rustic charm,

The rooms are adorned with Cambodian-inspired decor, providing a cozy sanctuary for guests. The riverfront location enhances the overall experience, allowing you to relax on the terrace and soak in the views.

Outlier places to stay in Kampot

Kampot Hotels in Tuek Chhou & Trapeang Sangkae

These areas are the outliers of Kampot and a great place to stay if you want seclusion, peace and tranquility. Plus you’ll really feel like you’re traveling off-the-beaten path because most visitors stay in the areas previously mentioned.

Champa Lodge

  • $
  • Highlights: Rustic Lodge for a Great Price

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.

Le Bokor Palace

  • $
  • Highlights: Most unique place to stay in Kampot

If you are looking for a unique place to stay in Kampot, then book a stay at the Le Bokor Palace. It has been perfectly restored and sits atop the hill over looking Kampot.

The rooms are large and spacious which make for a comfortable and relaxing retreat. The furniture is tasteful and blends well with the decor. You’ll feel like royalty staying at this hotel in Kampot.

Palm tree on a beach looking into a boat harbor in Koh Rong, Cambodia

Kampot Travel Guides 

Southern Cambodia is amazing to explore. It has beautiful beaches like Thailand but hardly anyone visits. I spent several weeks traveling around southern Cambodia. Check out the travel guides below to help plan your travels.

2 Day Kampot Itinerary – The best things to do in Kampot.

What Could Koh Rong on Koh Rong Island – A travel guide to Koh Rong – what to do, where to stay, how to get there, what to expect and more.

The Ultimate Guide to Cambodia – The big guide with everything to see, do, eat, stay, how to get around and tips to prepare you for a trip to Cambodia.

2 Week Cambodia Itinerary – How to spend 2 weeks in Cambodia – ancient ruins, secluded beaches and quaint villages.

Final Thoughts on the Best Hotels in Kampot

The best hotels in Kampot prioritize comfort and service. Touring pepper farms and eating fresh seafood in the Kep Crab Market, you’re sure to enjoy your time in Kampot. f you found this article useful, let fellow travelers know in the comments below 👇.

Cambodia Accommodation Guides ↓

Traveling to Camboida? Check out the guides below to plan your hotels in Cambodia.

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