The Atmosphere

The Atmosphere

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The Bar

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The Mad Monkey Hostel in Phnom Penh Cambodia

Looking to stay in a great hostel in Phnom Penh with great people? Welcome to The Mad Monkey, the hottest hostel in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.  Staying with us is a completely different experience, a boutique stylish hostel with comfortable rooms and an awesome team looking after you.  Here is what we can contribute to your travel adventures whilst you stay in Phnom Penh.

Great Food

A restaurant full of scrumptious food thanks to our consultant chef, a 30-year experienced French chef and our head chef who has come to The Mad Monkey from one of Cambodia’s best five star hotels.  As a result our food is  awesome and you will find our dining experience to offer an excellent service in a casual laid back dining environment.  Our prices are inexpensive and affordable starting at just $2.50 -$18.00 - All of our food is prepared in a western standard kitchen using relevant health and hygene practices and all of our ingredients are organic, our eggs are free range, our food does not contain MSG. Lovely stuff!

Great Private Rooms

Select from a large number of premier rooms with a massive double bed, air-conditioning, bath, hot shower or twin rooms with massive 180cm single beds, hot shower and air-conditioning.  The rooftop rooms are available on the top level and enjoy a cool breeze from the Phnom Penh skyline and the best sunset you will ever see from your window. View more details of our private hostel rooms in Phnom Penh.

Phnom Penh Dorm Beds

It is well known that we have the best dorm beds in Cambodia! Each bed is massive around 180cm wide (almost a double), all of our dorms have air-conditioning so you wont sweat your rocks off.  We have three dorm rooms, two dorms of 6 beds (3 bunks) and one dorm of 8 beds (4 bunks). More information on our Phnom Penh dorm rooms.

Great Wine

Our approach to wine is simple, we like to drink it.  As a result we have chosen a selection of 20 leading red and white wines from every major wine producing country.  Our wines our inexpensive, we have amazing reds and whites available by the glass and by the bottle.

Great Cocktails

We have over 50 cocktails on our menu, and a resident mixologist that is awesome at getting people wasted.  Be warned!

Great Bar

Our hostel offers a bars for you to enjoy our salacious cocktail list and drinks menu.  Our bar staff our bar professionals, they know their cocktails and how to speak to people so our bars are always popular and an excellent place to hang out with travelers staying at the hostel or the large expatriate community that drop in to hang out at the bar.

Socially Responsible

The ability to stay with a socially responsible team, we are a socially responsible business and the profits generated by your stay go straight back into development projects within the local community.  All our staff get healthcare and they keep their tips, we are driven by positive social impact first and profits second and always put people before profits. 

Fun, Secure and Safe Environment

As an international standards based hostel, all of our rooms are lockable, you have locks on your windows, and a clear escape route in case of fire or smoke.  There are fire extinguishers on every level of the hostel and there is twenty-four hour security on the premises. We have a company strong box on the premises for your passports and travel documents.  Our dorms have secure padlocked lockers for you to keep your valuables safe.

Authentic Experience

Our team, is made up of westerners and local staff, this allows us to combine genuine authentic Khmer charm mixed with western standards for food, cleanliness and hospitality.  Our team are all part of our company, we have one moto “Lets make it awesome”.

Service with Cherries On Top

We invest a lot of time into training and working with our staff to generate a friendly relaxed but extra special service for our guests.  We think about everything from the thread quality of our bath towels to making sure our soaps and hand moisturiser in the bathrooms smells lovely!  Need something special? Ask our staff and we will try our very best to make it happen for you.

Full Travel & Tours Service

We have a full travel and tours service able to help you arrange domestic and international onward travel.  We can advise you on the best places to stay in Cambodia and we have partnerships with most of the other great hostels around Cambodia.  See our tours website on

Tour Groups Welcome

We have three large dorms and lots of rooms, we have a great relationship with all of our tour operators and we love working with them so if you are a tour company looking for a low cost but amazing standard hostel in Phnom Penh simply give us a call.

Phnom Penh Tours

We can offer you tours of Phnom Penh and the surrounding area via our travel desk.  Tours include the infamous killing fields and S21, the Royal Palace, The shooting range and tickets for the weekly party boat run by our Media Agency H2O Media, which is the best party you can go to in Phnom Penh. See our tours website on

Art O Rama

We are a living work of art, you will see that we have commissioned a number of local artists and international artists to create a living mural of life in Phnom Penh.  If you love art and you love traveling you will love staying with us.

Great Reviews and Family Feel

A great opportunity to meet awesome people! You will love your stay with us, our team is one big family of people all trying to make your stay awesome. If you want the authentic experience of a hostel in Phnom Penh but with four star service then we are for you!


Important Bookings Information

Please book using the links underneath. Please note we do not accept bookings by email.  You can book online or make a walk in booking on the day of your stay (Subject to availability). We recommend online booking to ensure your room.  phnom-penh-hostel

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