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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Wow! What a place! Upon arrival we we're greeted by several wonderfully smiley & enthusiastic students who made us feel so welcome. Service was amazing. The students had cold towels & cold water waiting for us. They couldn't take our bags from us quick enough. The room, service & food were faultless. The housekeeping team cleaned our room several times...

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Sala B, Guest Relations Manager at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear "Terrible tourist 28", On behalf of the team and of all the students of Sala Baï, we would like to thank you for your nice comment. We are happy to see that you appreciated the qualified level of service of our students. Indeed, with our program we train them in order they find a job in 4 or 5...

Mullumbimby, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Siem reap is packed with accommodation choices from simple rooms to royal suits so if you are just looking for somewhere to sleep take your pick. If however you are wanting the chance to meet and help some of the brightest and most charming Khmer youngsters then Sala Bai will make your heart sing. If you are up and around...

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Sala B, Guest Relations Manager at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tracey, In the name of all the students and all the staff of Sala Baï, we would like to thank you very much for your comment. Indeed, our training program, that you described very well, needs support so thank you for showing an interest in our school. We hope we see you soon.

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 4 January 2015

The staff at this hotel are lovely and do their best to make your stay comfortable. It's not perfect, but keep in mind that it's a training hotel and they're doing wonderful work. Be patient with the front desk staff, all of whom are learning English and hospitality skills. Pros: -Very comfortable beds -Every space is immaculate -Nice bath products...

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2Thank crosby372
Cambodia
Reviewed 2 January 2015

I stayed there in December 2014 for 2 nights. The room I chose was the suite room, which was very comfortable, spacious and clean!! There was turn down service from housekeeping as well. I also had the breakfast and lunch at the restaurant. The food was professional with good presentation. All the students showed their hospitality and effort all the...

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1Thank crusaders_039
Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 12 December 2014

Sala Bai initiative is absolutely superb. It takes poverty stricken youth, and provides them with hospitality skills to achieve a better life and support their families. The students are staff with the hotel and they are very well trained, courteous and generous with their smiles. The food, again prepared by the students, is absolutely mind numbingly tasty and well presented....

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1Thank Tahermk
Sala B, Responsable relations publiques at Sala Bai Hotel, responded to this review

Wow, thank you very much for your very positive review! It is so encouraging for our team, trainers and students... Be sure that we will share it with them all! Thank you once again and we hope to get the opportunity to welcome you whenever you come back to Siem Reap!

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 12 November 2014

Ok so if you are the kind of person that only wants 5* hotels, don't waste your time, Sala Bai is not for you. We could have chosen any hotel in Siam Reap but we chose to support the local community and these students that proved themselves unbelievable.They are very friendly and helpful, they really make an effort to make...

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

Thank you very much for your comment. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience at Sala Bai! As a hospitality school for underpriviledged young Cambodians, we try our best to propose the best service possible in our training hotel and restaurant, so make our guests fully satisfied beyond the good cause purpose!

Melbourne
Reviewed 19 July 2014 via mobile

The rooms are nice and clean, the staff are great, always more than happy to help a much as they can. Everything is as advertised, have no criticisms. It's good to know your money is helping the students, not just filling someone's pockets.

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London, England
Reviewed 5 June 2014

Myself and a friend stayed at sala bai during our travels around asia. We choose it because of its ethical principal, backed up by some great reviews! The staff were all so kind and helpful, the room clean and tidy,and the rates reasonable. Having said that, this is probably not for a backpacker's budget! We cycled from here to angkor...

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Yellowknife, Canada
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Very friendly staff, clean and comfortable rooms, and very delicious food in the restaurant. The hotel and restaurant train underprivileged youth and have changed people's lives. It's a great place to stay in Siem Reap and you won't be disappointed!

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2014

We stayed for one night at Sala Bai whilst visiting Angkor Wat. We were pleased to find that there were spare rooms (there are only four), as we had read about this hotel/school before we started our trip and thought it sounded great. Sala Bai takes in around 100 underprivileged local kids each year and teaches them various different skills...

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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: ₹ 2,138 - ₹ 2,915 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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#58 Romantic Hotel in Siem Reap
#95 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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