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Golden Banana

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Wat Damnak Krom 10, Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Pattaya, Thailand
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've seen some bad reviews of this place and I'm sure that the hotel next door as had a hand in many. I've had 3 people ask at the hotel next door if this is the Golden Banana (outside it says GB II)). All receptionists said YES which make them only doing what management has told them to do. LIE... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Let me just preface this by saying that I rarely write bad reviews but in an effort to save another traveler from the mismanaged expectations my husband and I experienced I wanted to share the truth about this place. I want to arm you hard working people who really value your vacation days, with the facts. There is really no... More 

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Thank Greenpoint_Hipster
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd stay here. The location is excellent, close to the bustle of the centre yet in a quiet position. If you book through the booking sites you get put in a separate building down an alley way. The rooms are still ok but you feel like second class citizens. It's gay friendly but folk from all cultures... More 

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Thank nick1402
Hartford, CT
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I accidentally arrived in Siem Reap on dates that coincided with the country's 3-day Water Festival holiday, and the city was incredibly energetic with many Cambodians visiting the city. I loved how the setup of the hotel was the best of both worlds -- it was extremely convenient to get to all the activity going on during the day, but... More 

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Hoi An, Viet Nam
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

I have eaten at this restaurant several times. The food is generally good but this time I did not order food because the management asked me to leave. I was staying about a block away from Golden Banana at another property, I arranged for the shuttle from the Giant Ibis company to pick me up but was told that they... More 

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Thank VIetyank
Torquay, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Had four nights in this charming establishment a short walk (across the river and through the night market) from the throbbing centre of Pub Street. Spread over three buildings I stayed in the furthest away - down an alley and with a swimming pool all of its own. The room on the second floor was tastefully furnished, clean and had... More 

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Thank ditsywitsy
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015 via mobile

This was our second stay here in two years. It is still a nice good value place to stay with friendly and helpful staff. Recommend the superior upstairs rooms over the down stairs rooms, which are small and dark. Unfortunately Breakfast isn't as good as it used to be. Even more frustrating is that the Internet barely works. This was... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

I have just returned from a wonderful vacation in Siem Reap and had the benefit of staying at the Golden Banana Boutique Resort - a calm oasis after a long day at Angkor Wat doesn't come close . The hotel is only small but much more than adequate. The best thing about it other than its location were the staff... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

Just to avoid confusion I am writing about the Golden Banana Boutique Resort, soon to be renamed Rambutan Resort. There are two other "Golden Bananas" in the immediate vicinity that do not come close to anything the original Golden Banana has to offer. I sometimes stay here when I visit Siem Reap for business. But even when I don't I... More 

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Thank PickyInParadise
Bali, Indonesia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

I visited this hotel just for a brunch and swimming, escaped from my 3rd day of Angkor tour. It was petit hotel but very comfortable and homey. The food was good, they have some wine and champagne selection, and the price was incredibly cheaper than Bali! Totally satisfied with the food, the ambience, the price, and kind-hearted owner!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Cambodian
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wat Damnak Krom 10, Siem Reap, Cambodia
  • Location: Asia  >  Cambodia  >  Siem Reap Province  >  Siem Reap

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