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Surrounded by tropical gardens, Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse in Wat Bo is just 3 minutes' walk from the Siem Reap River and Royal Residence. Guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Simply furnished, the air-conditioned rooms come in different sizes to cater to solo travellers, couples and groups. All features a private bathroom with a bathtub. Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse is a 5 minutes' drive from the popular Old Market and Pub Street. It is a 10-minute drive from the famous Angkor Wat and a 15-minute drive from Siem Reap International Airport. Local staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with tour arrangements, ticketing and concierge services. Guests can also request for a relaxing massage, or rent a bicycle to explore the surrounding area. Tuk Tuk drivers are well-equipped with local knowledge and tuk tuk services are available at additional charges. Focusing on Responsible Tourism, the in-house bamboo restaurant serves Asian and Western dishes with ingredients that have been locally-sourced from the market. Cocktails and snacks can be enjoyed at the Garden Bar.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse has been welcoming guests since 30 Jan 2012.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Siem Reap, this property has an excellent location score of 9.1

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Vegan

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Room type
1 large double bed
2 single beds
3 single beds
2 single beds
2 bunk beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


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  • Cameron
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely property with incredibly knowledgeable and helpful staff
  • Isabella
    Cute little guesthouse outside of the city center!
  • Travelfamily05
    We stayed two nights at Babel with our three kids. What we like most were the people working there and the common area, the restaurant with nice breakfast, food, drinks and ice cream. Very nice atmosphere. All the staff works together, also the...
  • C
    Everything was great! The bedroom was very comfortable, the food was good and we felt very cozy in the little garden (this is the place where you can sit around a table and have a drink or dinner) at the entrance of the hotel.
  • Olivier
    When you arrive in Babel guesthouse, you feel immedately at home. The decoration is charming (bamboo based, big jungle leaves on white walls..). The staff is nice and professional. Restaurant offers cheap and delicious dishes for breakfast, lunch...
  • Robert
    United StatesUnited States
    Great property. Great location. Staff was very helpful. Pool was great for the kids
  • Emily
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Lovely hotel with nice clean rooms and a great pool. The staff were super helpful and helped arrange a tuk tuk driver (who was great) for us whilst we were there. The included breakfast was really nice and the location is a short ride to pub...
  • Kevin
    The exceptional staff, the position of the Guesthouse, the ease of having a dedicated Tuk Tuk team always there and happy to take you anywhere. The ethos of the management in their efforts to stop plastic use and the fabulous “No planet B” shop on...
  • Stuart
    A very Friendly, comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Very helpful staff. And a very convenient location. Great value!
  • Rosalind
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Clean, sustainable, focus on helping local community
Quality rating rated the quality of this property as 3 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Property questions and answers
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  • At present, how much is Babel's pre-arranged airport tuk-tuk pick-up one way, one person when staying with your guesthouse - thank you.

    We can arrange airport transfer by tuk tuk. The price for the tuk tuk is $6.00 one way.
    Answered on 18 April 2023
  • Hi, we are a family 2 adults, 3 kids aged 15, 13 & 10. ca we have an extra bed in the quad room, or guarantee 2 rooms next to each other?

    We have extra mattress available. We will always try our best to put rooms in the same reservation close to each other.
    Answered on 7 February 2023
  • Do you have bike rentals available?

    Our tour desk can arrange bicycle rental and other forms of transport while you are here.
    Answered on 6 July 2023
  • Hello, I can see breakfast option is available? How much is it? And also, can you help arranging trips to the temples? We would like to stay for 3 ful..

    Our restaurant is open daily from 07.00am to 9.30pm serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Prices range between $2.50 and $6.00. Tour desk available to ..
    Answered on 6 July 2023
  • 1. How much does it cost for your Airport shuttle fee per person/ per trip? 2. Do you also provide any tour/transportation to visit Angkor Wat-Angkor ..

    Airport pick up is charged $6 per tuk tuk, one way. We can arrange all tours, Ankor and beyond, from our front desk. Pub street is open and more shop..
    Answered on 8 May 2022
  • Hi, 1. What happens if I test positive in Cambodia? Can I quarantine at your hotel? 2. I need a pre departure ART before flying back to Singapore. Wh..

    They have stopped testing on arrival in Cambodia, but if you need to quarantine you can do it here. There is a test center in Siem Reap providing PCR ..
    Answered on 5 April 2022
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Hosted by The Babel Team

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The Babel Team
Babel Guesthouse is an eco-friendly guesthouse in the heart of Siem Reap. We have been open for more than 10 years welcoming guests from all over the world. We have now taken our environmental initiatives a step further and are proud to present our newly opened Eco-shop and refill station here at Babel. Enjoy plastic free shopping by bringing your empty containers and fill up your travel necessities like shampoo, conditioner and mosquito repellent. We also have a range of locally made sustainable products. 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!
Babel Guesthouse is situated in a charming little street, away from the noisy city center. In the neighborhood you can find mini-marts, coffee shops, local restaurants and even a craft beer pub. It is a very nice walk along the riverside from Babel to town. You could also choose to walk the other way, and within 5 minutes you are in the charming coutryside. We also have a local pagoda within walking distance from Babel, where you can receive a blessing from the monks. You can also always choose to take a Tuk Tuk anywhere. We have 14 lovely Tuk Tuk drivers here at Babel. They are more than happy to be at your service anytime, and they possess great great local knowledge that we are more than happy to share with you to make your stay in Siem Reap memorable.
Languages spoken: Danish,English,Spanish,Khmer,Norwegian,Swedish

Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Cambodian • Mexican • Middle Eastern • Local • Asian • International • European
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Facilities of Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse
Great facilities! Review score, 8.7

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Room service
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • City view
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Wake-up service
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Car hire
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Languages spoken
  • Danish
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Khmer
  • Norwegian
  • Swedish

House rules

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From 14:00 to 00:00


From 06:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa Cash Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

FAQs about Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse

  • The prices at Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Room options at Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Triple
    • Quadruple

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Swimming Pool
    • Bicycle rental

  • Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse is 650 yards from the centre of Siem Reap. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Babel Siem Reap Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan