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Brunswick, Victoria, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights and opted for the Superior room with AC. Room filled with 2 large beds. One hard, the other very firm. Slept ok, quiet, air con fine. Love the comfy circular chairs downstairs, as we were out all day we really didn't need much more. Close to the river and ate over that side. 'Cinema' on...

Thank Karen H
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really have to say that this has been the nicest hostel in the heart of Battambang. The rooms and the areas in the hostel are so clean and the atmosphere of this place is quite nice as well. All of the stuff there are really friendly, and they will always help you with everything you need. You could also...

Thank pinghongistj
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The staff at Here be dragons are very friendly and helpful. They have a good extensive menu, with both Khmer and Western food. The prices are pretty good for the portions you get as well. They have a beautiful garden at the front to lounge in also. I stayed in a private room, as all the dorms were full when...

Thank Angela G
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed 3 nights here and overall we enjoyed our stay. We booked a private room and it was nice and clean with a comfy bed and a lovely balcony with a good river view. There were 2 fans in the room, one on the wall and one floor standing. The floor fan kept overheating and turning itself off which...

1Thank Felicity W
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I especially loved the athmosphere at this hostel! It's not that big of a hostel and I decided to stay in the two bed private room with airconditioning. This one is really nice; 2 big beds and a clean bathroom. This only thing is that one bed is quite soft and the other one is hard as a rock. Nevertheless,...

Thank Myrthe H
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Somehow the name says it all: this place has a solid, very pleasant character. And it also has helpful staff, laid back and cool atmosphere, clean rooms with AC and fan, and it's well situated in the small town of Battambang...

Thank Pierre F D
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Dragons was fantastic. Was genuinely sad to go. People, staff, food, atmosphere, advice - all was brilliant. Stayed in numerous hostels across Asia over the years and this was my favourite experience. Only downside is the owner's a Tottenham fan, beyond that you will not be disappointed.

Thank Luke P
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Really friendly hostel, great food, chilled out people who are all really social. Locals that work here are all really helpful and will find you the best deals around for trips. Beds are bigger than a single!

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great hostel. Xoel is a legend, Dave wasn't there but anyway Ferg was a wanker. Good food great people (other than ferg) I would stay again tomorrow. You will love the chilli shots. Tuk Tuk driver will take you around for cheap

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 7 December 2016

We had a great time at here be dragons. We stayed in a double room which is very basic but clean. The location is great, the staff is friendly and helpful and the bar is a great place to meet other travelers. I would definitely choose this place again.

Thank Julie P

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Battambang's backpacker hangout, on the banks of the Sangker River. Swap stories with other travellers at our late-night bar over a cheap cocktail or an ice-cold beer. Or, if you just want to relax after the bustle of Bangkok or Siem Reap, kick back in a hammock in our beautiful garden. We serve Khmer and some Western food, and a great Full English breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Here Be Dragons

Address: Near Wat Sangker, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Battambang Province > Battambang
Price Range: RM48 - RM53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Fun place, cheap place, in the heart of town”
pinghongistj, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“try and get the AC dorm. Exercise caution when playing Jenga, as it may result in you adopting a kitten.”
445jaya, 15 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Air-con is worth it, but watch out for the remote, as sometimes people crank it unnecessarily.”
brightbackpack, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“you don't need AC it was pretty cold at night”
896gabrielag, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Room c, big comfy beds!”
curryandsoup91, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
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