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Old Dec 28th, 2010, 08:23 PM
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Cambodia hotel near Angkor Watt

I have two hotels Im looking at in Angkor Watt...Soria moria hotel and the golden banana....Has anyone any info on these two?Location ect?Thanks for all your help
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Old Dec 28th, 2010, 10:46 PM
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While I don't know anything about the hotels, Siem Reap is fairly close (15 - 20 minutes maximum by tuk tuk) from Angkor Wat. I would suggest staying close to the tourist part of the town. i.e. Pub Street.
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Old Dec 29th, 2010, 02:36 AM
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http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Rev...Boutique_Hotel

My fav location very good but Golden Banana good also

Gay owned friendly better landscaped nice $50 or so...

So either based on what you want check TA reviews

some of which are fake but lots of good ones there too.

Happy Journey,
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Old Dec 29th, 2010, 02:40 AM
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www.goldenbanana.info

Has a pool the other does not...

Head there for more upscale vibe landscaping lush feel

usually a bit more $...
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Old Dec 29th, 2010, 05:57 AM
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As noted above, Siem Reap is close to the temples, so hotel location is not really an issue for access to Angkor.

I'd say that a pool is a necessity for visiting Angkor. It is SO hot, you'll appreciate a cool dip when you get back from the temples.
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Old Dec 29th, 2010, 08:43 PM
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Thank you everybody.....Now Im thinking of skipping Saigon.....Unless you think I need to see it
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Personally, I would skip HCMC. It will give you more time in other places and cut down on your travel time.
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We really liked the Bopha Angkor, about a 5 minute walk to Pub street but in a quiet location. Even if you get a hotel nearer the temples you'll still need a tuk tuk and you'll either have to eat dinner in the hotel or get a taxi or tuk tuk to the town.
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I also highly recommend the Bopha Angkor as being a very good place to stay. www.bopha-angkor.com

Also have a look at the Steung Siem Reap hotel. It is also in the market/pub st area http://www.steungsiemreaphotel.com/
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try the Kool Hotel, excellent service, lovely restaurant and pool and only about $40.00. Heaps of hotels to choose from in SR so really depends on your budget. The closest temples are about 10 minutes out of town.
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