Sokha Club Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
TripAdvisor Reviews Sokha Club Hotel Phnom Penh
Travel Blogs from Phnom Penh
... during a three year reign (1976-1979) the Khmer Rouge were thought to of murdered 3 million people! Despite this, European countries, including the UK, continued to support the Khmer Rouge until 1989. To complete our killing fields trip, we watched a short film in the museum which showed us footage of survivors and retold the awful story which we'd just learnt about on our way round. Pouring with rain we ran outside and found our tuk tuk driver fast asleep ...
... our crazy tuktuk driver. The best temples were the face temple (every column has faces on each side) and the old ruin temple, overgrown with trees where Lara Croft was filmed. Cambodia was okay. It's just a very sad place, their civil war was so recent and the country appears to be so poor...it's not a place where we felt much hope or ambition from the people. I don't think we'll come back, but I do hope life there improves for the people. [No pictures as my camera ...
... a key topic. I tried to talk current Cambodian politics with him, but they are all afraid to speak in case they can be heard by their own countrymen. Life is still challenging in many ways, corruption an integral part of life. At university you can be the worst student with the best grades when using the "right lubricant" as I have been told. In Vietnam I heard it before and now in Cambodia again, young students only expect ...
... of the main river that runs through town, saw the royal palace, and just wandered. We of course ate more great food, as we have done just about everywhere in Asia. Also, our hotel had a great little pool, with a funny bartender who was full blooded Cambodian but must have learned English from an Australian because his accent was a dead ringer for an Aussie. And thus our amazing time in Cambodia came to an ...
... around - and the second being food. Cambodia rated "very" and "delicious". Unlike Bangkok which has an amazingly easy and efficient public transport system, Cambodia has zilch. But being such a compact city means that it's easy to walk around or take a cheap tuk-tuk ride and still be able to follow your whereabouts on a map (for those of us who don't have the luxury of 3G access). Both times I have visited Phnom Penh I have felt so safe and comfortable ...