Where to Stay
Pounleurasemei 2 Guesthouse:
Names this long should be illegal. It's good value at US$ 5 for a fan room and US$ 10 a/c. The rooms have a Western bath and some have a view of the river.
(A shorter name than the neighbour, but not by much.)
There is a nice second-floor terrace over looking the Mekong River. There are US$ 3 fan rooms on the third floor. The other rooms have a Western bath and TV added. US$ 5 for a fan room and US$ 10 for adding a/c. These next four places are close to the market ad river:
7 January Guesthouse:
It's a dive, but at 5,000 riel that's what you get. It has a share bath and a second-floor terrace.
Angkor Thom Guesthouse:
Same as the 7 January, US$ 30 on a monthly basis.
Chann Chhaya Guesthouse:
It's the same as the others at 5,000 riel.
In the middle of the pack of the three others. There are small, clean rooms with a Western bath in each room at US$ 5 a night.
Newly refurbished, they now have nice rooms with TV, fan, Western bath for US$ 5, adding a/c puts the cost at US$ 10. There is karaoke on the premises and the place always has working girls hanging around making this place fairly lively for Kampong Cham. It's located behind the Mekong Hotel.
It has a nice terrace overlooking the market, Simple fan rooms with Western bath for US$ 5, $ 10 for a/c.
Located one block in from the river, it's a clean and well-run place. There is also a nice second floor terrace. Western bath and a big fan room go for US$ 4.
This place has simple rooms with attached bath for US$ 4 w/fan or US$ 10 a/c.
Unfriendly staff makes this place a bad choice even though the rooms are fairly decent.
A simple place with a small restaurant on the premises. US$ 3 a night.