Velkommen Guesthouse, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Velkommen Guesthouse is one of the newest budget accommodations on the riverside area in Phnom Penh.  I booked us a triple room (good for 6) via hostelworld for $38. "Velkommen" means "welcome" in Norwegian and true to the guesthouse's name, the Norwegian owner, Gavin, was very welcoming.

 Velkommen Guesthouse Reception Area / Bar

The guesthouse can be easily located as it's just a few steps away from Sisowath Road.

the guesthouse's facade

Lady Lizard Bar and Restaurant 

Although they have a restaurant at the ground floor, they don't offer complimentary breakfast.


Like most of the buildings in that street, Velkommen is 4 storeys high.  I requested a room on the lower floor since we were carrying heavy luggage.

Our room was located on the second floor and Gavin and his staff helped us carry our suitcases upstairs.

double beds

This was our second time to stay in a tiled room. Haha. Although our room has windows, it was facing another building. The room is air-conditioned and equipped with fan, cable tv, mini fridge and a safety box. There's also a free WIFI.

The bathroom is huge for guesthouse / hostel standards. I liked the white tiled walls + black tiled floors combination.

There was no bidet sprayer. =(

hot and cold shower

small sink, mirror, toiletry rack and studio lights

Note: Most of the photos were taken in the morning before we left the guesthouse.

#18 st 144, Riverside
Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia