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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just go to babels's homepage and book you're stay now, here is a few reasons why. If you are 10 or 101 you will feel welcome here. If you are bad at planing, no worries Babel guesthouse have already figured out a whole book of stuff you can do! Forget lonely planet at home and stay at Babel! They will...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I have just spent 4 nights in Babel Guesthouse following recommendations on Trip Advisor, and totally agree with all the positive reviews. The guesthouse has such a relaxed and chilled environment which has been created by the owners and the great staff. They focus on ethical tourism promoting sustainable practices to improve both the environment and the...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great guesthouse with all the right ingredients, really enjoyed our stay here. Friendly and helpful staff, relaxed garden, nice rooms and good food!:) keep it up Katrine and Simen, love to come back!!

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Mariiiia85. Thank you so much for this wonderful review! Really appreciate it! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms. Best wishes from Katrine and Simen, on behalf of all of us in Babel family!

Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Kick back and relax or activate yourself in Siem Reap at this fantastic guesthouse. With superfriendly staff, chill atmosphere, clean and discretely designed rooms and superb food there is really nothing else to wish for. The owners and staff at Babel has got the right idea. In every room there is a very comprehensive and easygoing guide to activities around...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Adam S. Thank you SO much for this lovely review! It was really nice meeting you and Maria here at Babel! A special thanx for mentioning out focus on the environment anf giving back to the local community! We really appreciate having guests here with the same values as us! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms!...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I was only on a short visit at Babel Guesthouse. I ended up there because I knew someone who knew someone (and so on), so I was going there to meet the staff there. I was looking for something to do during my stay in Siem Reap. They were very helpful and hospitable!! They showed me around, and let me...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Karoline K! Thank you so much for this lovely review! Thanx for compliments about our staff, it really makes us happy! Welcome back anytime! We are here with open arms! Best wishes from all of us in Babel family!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly the best guesthouse there is! The staff is amazing, the rooms and the food is great and the outdoor/restaurant area has a relaxing atmophere where you feel just at home. Katrine and Simen do such a good job to help the local community and the staff in any way they can. Staying here feels like you're part of their...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Christina B. Thank you so much for this lovely review!! A special thanx for mentioning our focus on Responsible Tourism, we really appreciate this! We miss you here at Babel - always!! Will see you next time we go to Tromsø (Simen, John-Daniel and I)! But also... welcome back anytime here to Babel! We are here with open arms!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely guesthouse with ecological claim. Very easy to manage all your trips. We had four days. The tuktuk driver from the guesthouse was a great guide to discover Angkor We'll come back next year :-)

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear tobse79! Thank you so much for this lovely review! And thank you for compliments about the Tuk Tuk driver, really appreciate it! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms when you come back next year :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

I just spent 8 nights in Siam Reap, staying at the Babel Guesthouse. I came to the Babel as a result of a recommendation from a friend of a friend. Normally I would not have even looked at guesthouses and probably would have stayed at a much more expensive hotel. Taking the chance and following my friend's advice turned out...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Shane C. Thank you so much for this long very describable review! Really really appreciate it!! We really love that you followed the advise of Ben, Nicoles sister, and stayed here with us. Then we got the pleasure of meeting you! We miss your happy face every day here! You quickly became a part of the Babel family. Thank...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here during our backpacking trip around Asia, and Babel was honestly one of the best places we stayed at. The staff and owners were so nice, helpful and friendly, the food was amazing, the room was amazing. Everything was on point.

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Marie W. Thank you so much for these lovely compliments! Makes us sooo happy!! Welcome back anytime! Best wishes from all of us in Babel family!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Babel is the definition of a smal piece of heaven on earth. The staff is warm og welcoming, the atmosphere is relaxing and energizing at the same time. And the consept of a sustenible guesthouse, who takes care of their emploeeys, the local inviorment and thinks ahead, is the cherry on top. If I ever were to return to Cambodia,...

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babelsiemreap, Owner at Babel Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear AHJohns. Thank you so much for this wonderful review! Thanx for mentioning our focus on Sustainable Tourism, we really appreciate having guests here with the same values as us! Welcome back anytime, we are here with open arms!! Best wishes from Katrine on behalf of all of us at Babel!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Babel Guesthouse is an intimate guesthouse surrounded by a tropical garden with an outside bar & restaurant area, serving a combination of local and western style dishes. We offer you beautifully designed, comfortable spacious and clean rooms. All the rooms are air-conditioned with cable TV and bathrooms with hot water showers and bathtubs in most of the rooms. Norwegian owned and managed, located in the charming Wat-Bo area of Siem Reap, only 15 minutes away from the majestic temples of Angkor Wat. The wonderful staff at Babel Guesthouse possess great local knowledge that we are more than happy to share with you to make your stay in Siem Reap memorable. Our local drivers and guides have worked for Babel Guesthouse for many years, and we can assure you they will be there for you, wherever you would like to go and whatever you would like to do during your stay at Babel. Babel Guesthouse is run with an active focus on Responsible Tourism. We constantly seek to provide benefits from the tourism industry to the local community in Siem Reap, and we are doing our best to cause as little damage as possible to the area in which we operate. We only hire local staff, drivers and guides. We sponsor all our staff and some of our Tuk Tuk drivers with higher education. They all receive plenty of training, good working conditions, fair salaries and flexible working hours to enable the staff to continue their education. We buy our food for the restaurant at the local market, and we support good projects in town that actively focus on Responsible Tourism. We at Babel Guesthouse are looking forward to give you memories for life! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Babel Guesthouse

Address: 738 Wat Bo Road | Salakamroeuk, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: RM93 - RM124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Babel Guesthouse 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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