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Reviewed 27 March 2016

Restaurant:Excellent food. You will not notice this is a school from the food. You will possibly notice it on the service: much more personal, with students doing their best (and more) to do it right. possibly with some minor hesitation, making the experience even more charming. Great place Hotel: We spent 5 nights there. Just loved it! Better than AnkorWat!!:...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Christophe M. On behalf of all Sala Bai team and students, I would like to thank you very much for your nice comment and recommendation of the school. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay among us. As you mentioned it, we have a training hotel and spa with 6 rooms that allow the students from Housekeeping,...

Lausanne
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

You can only love this place: great opportunity to support poor people since it's a training school! We had a wonderful lunch, the service was good, the place is very nice, so go for it !!!!! Please note that the address recently changed so pay attention :)

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear " Jeremy J", On behalf of all sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you for your nice comment and recommendation of our place! As you mentionned it, our program, launched in 2002 by the French NGO, Agir pour le Cambodge, trains each year, for free, more than 100 young disadvantaged Cambodians with 70% of girls,...

Reviewed 9 February 2016

Spent 3 nights at this hotel cum training school and every single staff and student there made me feel right at home. Warm hospitality from the students paired with delectable western and asian cuisines served at its restaurant made my stay a truly unforgettable one. Can't wait to be back in end Feb!

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "jennyssh", On behalf of all Sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you for your nice comment and recommendation! We are happy to learn that you enjoyed your stay in our training hotel as well as your lunch at the training restaurant. We also would like to thank you for your support because every meal you...

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Wonderful experience at Sala Bai. The students are very friendly and definitely giving their best! We stayed in the junior suite and it was stylishly designed and very spacious. Were among the first guests after their recent move, an easy and short tuk-tuk ride away from the town centre. The tuk-tuk driver they recommended for the Angkor Wat visit is...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "travel b", On behalf of all Sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you very much for your nice comment and recommendation. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed you stay beyond us. As you mentioned it, the school has just moved to its new campus located in Wat Svay Village, along the Siem...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I was fortunate enough to revisit Sala Bai in December 2015 - my first visit was in February 2015. This time I stayed in the hotel, which on the previous visit I did not do. I am proud to say that my two colleagues and I were the first guests to stay in the hotel since it moved to its...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Coenraad L, On behalf of all the students and all the staff members, I would like to thank you for your nice feedback! We are very glad to see that you enjoyed your stay among us. Indeed, you and your colleagues were our first guests in the new campus as we are now located at Wat Svay, on the...

Zollikofen, Switzerland
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

The place is run by an NGO, they train unprivileged young people in order to be able to start a professional carrer in hospitality management as soon as possible. The youngsters are extremly motivated, they really appreciate what they get and can do. We had an excellent stay of some days in a really confortable room and we had really...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "Christoph L", Sorry for the late reply but has we just moved the school in our new campus we were very busy. On behalf of all Sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you very much for your nice comment and recommendation. We are very happy to see that you enjoyed you stay beyond us. As...

Chesham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 November 2015

On first sight Sala Bai doesn't look as if it's anything out of the ordinary, but what a fantastic experience. The students are absolutely delightful, so eager to please. The lunch is phenomenal and don't miss the flag raising ceremony at 8am. We actually looked forward to returning to the hotel just to see the students; they're so lovely and...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "DnDChesham", Sorry for the late reply but has we just moved the school we were very busy. On behalf of all Sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you very much for your nice comment and recommendation. As you mentioned it, the school trains, free of charge, around 100 underprivileged young Cambodians for careers in the...

Geneva, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

A must for everyone. This restaurant trains young Cambodian people to become future chef, it's an NGO they do very good work at least some of the youths have a good future I strongly recommend you make a reservation as it is a very popular place for good food.

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "Suroginie", Sorry for the late reply but has we just moved the school we were very busy. On behalf of all Sala Bai students and staff, I would like to thank you for your nice comment and recommendation. As you mentioned it, Sala Bai School was created by the French NGO Agir pour le Cambodge. Since 2002, the school...

Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Sala Baï is a Hotel and Restaurant School that helps youngsters from underprivileged families to get training in the hospitality industry in order to find placement and works afterwards. They have 4 rooms that gives their students some practise and help fund the NGO. This is a great place to stay while you are in Siem Reap. We had a...

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Reviewed 16 September 2015 via mobile

It is a NGO hotel school which I was told that they save a lot of Cambodian youngster s who were not able to persuie their study ir career. We decided to have the meal here because we want to give the opportunity for the younger student to practice their skill and it turned to be very enjoyable and I...

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Sala B, Responsable relations clients at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "maryasimons", On behalf of all the members of the School, we would like to thank you for your nice comment. Indeed our school was created by te French NGO "Agir pour le Cambodge"in 2002. Our main goal is to reduce poverty and to fight against human trafficking in Cambodia. That the reason why, each year, the school trains, free...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sala Baï School was created by the French NGO Agir Pour le Cambodge. This Hotel & Restaurant School opened its doors in 2002 and trains each year - totally free of charge - more than 100 young Cambodians from underprivileged families.This year again, 108 new students have got the chance to practice in real conditions every week days at the Restaurant and 7 days a week at the Hotel.They are highly motivated, dynamic and eager of learning.Come to meet them and support as a guest our program! The training hotel has six guest rooms availaible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sala Bai Hotel

Address: Wat Svay - Tonle Sap Road | Close to Wat Svay Primary School, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Region: Cambodia > Siem Reap Province > Siem Reap
Price Range: ₹ 2,119 - ₹ 3,082 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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Hotel Style:
#58 Romantic Hotel in Siem Reap
#94 Spa Hotel in Siem Reap
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“The Sala Bai Suite - exceptional value”
MagnusBvi, 25 May 2016 | Read review
“The suite is huge and probably the best value. All rooms are on the second floor with steep stairways.”
TraceyD545, 10 Jun 2015 | Read review
“This is not a 5 - star resort. Dont go with such an expectation - its a community support hotel, so its for those with a big heart and a small ego.”
Tahermk, 11 Dec 2014 | Read review
“ask for the suite”
SOLKAFrance, 18 Jul 2013 | Read review
“look for another hotel!”
benjiob, 14 Jan 2013 | Read review
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