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Big John's Chil-axn Boutique Hostel & Seaview BBQ

Big John's Chil-axn Boutique Hostel & Seaview BBQ

360 Ekareach Streat (Victory Hill), Sihanoukville, Cambodia Map Send to a friend
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Accommodation Cambodia Sihanoukville Big John's Chil-axn Boutique Hostel & Seaview BBQ

Big John's Chil-axn Boutique Hostel & Seaview BBQ

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Ocean views & sea breezes, no floods or tsunami here, Big John, the self estranged Australian, of Bangkok Hostel infamy, has done it again, only bigger & better. No, the place isn't called 'Party, Party, Party', it's called 'Chil-axn' which is slang for chilling and relaxing.

Pay little attention to bad reviews, largly sponsored by competitors who wish to hobble us.

From the awesome views at Beach On The Hill BBQ on the roof, to bar out front and large area on the lower level you'll find the ideal place to chill & relax with old & new friends, in between enjoying the near by beach, bars, restaurants & night life, frequented by friendly locals & tourists. Oh and the best Ribs & Sauce in Cambodia. From May until the end of October we're offering massive long stay savings when you pay in advance with private rooms from just $4.

Located close to the bus station, beach, port and Post Office, with lone travelers as well as couples, groups, friends and family in mind. Cambodia, Asian & Western, everyone, as long as they have ID, is welcome here. No soft foam - wake up with a back ache - mattresses here, all ours are firm inner sprung, meaning you don't sink into them and your body can breathe.

The building was renovated late 2011, all the rooms are big, have natural light/windows, private bathrooms and as much as they are available for single or double use are able to accommodate 3, 4, 5, 6 and even 8 people for just a few dollars extra per person. We also have Female and Mixed dorms. All the rooms have dead locks on the doors. Free high speed, fiber optic internet and wifi. There are also cctv cameras throughout the building for added security, lockable boxes in all the rooms, and lockers to keep your most valuable items safe.

There's a darts board on the roof, along with sun chairs, a sandpit, which can be used as both a little kids play pit and for bigger kids to play petanque / boules. There are also a big screen tv on the roof, making watching major events more fun.

No soft foam, wake up with a back ache, mattresses here, all ours are firm inner sprung.

2nd Draft Beer Free before 4pm with a leflet available at reception. 50cent beers 5.30-6.30pm daily. Chil-axn Cocktails: Island, Jungle & Sunset (all with at least a full shot/ounce of spirit). from just $0.75

2 Draft Beers for $1 wth any Main Meal

Irish, Lamb Stew with rice or bread


Imported Rump Steak (200g, 2cm thick)

with Salad & Chips $5

Monday .......Aussie, Beef & Gravy, better than a meat pie, Sloppy John $2.75

Tuesday ......... Chicken Satay, Sloppy John $2.25

Wednesday .. Irish, Lamb Stew, Sloppy John $2.75

Thursday .......Yellow Curry Beef, Sloppy John $2.75

Friday ..........Green Curry Chicken, Sloppy John $2.25

Saturday ....... Mango Curry Chicken, Sloppy John

Sunday .........Beef with BBQ Sauce, Sloppy John $2.75

Served with home made, chips/fries for only $3.50

Chicken & Veg Noodle Soup $1.75

Chicken & Veg Stew (400g) with rice or bread $3.50

Pork& Veg Noodle Soup $2.00

Pork & Veg Stew (400g) with rice or bread $4.00

Lamb & Veg Noodle Soup $2.50

Lamb & Veg Stew (400g) with rice or bread $5.00

BBQ Pork Ribs & Sauce from $5

Daily from 6.30am - 10pm and maybe later

Happy hours 2-4 pm & 10-11pm, Happier Hour 5.30-6.30pm. Come watch the awesome sunsets.

FREE dorm beds on Saturdays to participating Hash House Harriers, by prior arrangement. 50cent draft beer all day, every day if you are wearing a Has House Harrier Shirt.

Terrific Tuna Tuesday with BBQ Tuna (200g) with Salad or Tempura vegetable, Rice or Chips, for just $2.50

Sexy Tattoo Thursday Buy 1 get 1 FREE when you show us your sexy tattoo.

Fabulous Fish Friday - BBQ Barracuda, with Salad or Tempura vegetable, Rice or Chips, for just $3.00

Classic Khmer, vegetable and tofu dishes are also available.

Burger Specials

Monday Lamb Burger & Chips $4.25

Tuesday Free Cheese with any burger

Wednesday Free Bacon with any burger

Thursday Free Egg with any burger

Friday Barracuda Burger & Chips $3.75

Saturday Free Pineapple with any burger

Sunday Mum’s Meatlover Burger & Chips only $4.00

Enjoy a glass of Red or White Wine at any time with any burger on any day for ONLY an extra $1.50

Sloppy John's

Monday Aussie, Beef & Gravy, better than a meat pie,

Tuesday Chicken Satay,

Wednesday Pork with Apple Sauce,

Thursday Yellow Curry Beef,

Friday Green Curry Pork,

Saturday Mango Curry Chicken,

Sunday Traditional Beef with BBQ Sauce ,

All served with home made, chips/fries for only $3.25 or served with a Glass of Red or White Wine for just $4.75

Classic Khmer, vegetable and tofu dishes are also available.

1 Litre jugs of Diezel (Angkor Beer and Coke) only $1.75

1 Litre jugs of Shagme (Angkor Beer and Limeade) only $1.75

1 Litre jugs of Fantale (Angkor Beer and Fanta) only $1.75

1 Litre jugs of RedLady (Angkor Beer and Strawberry) only $1.75

Location Information

Victory Hill, near Victory beach. Not far from the bus station, restaurants and night life, as well as the port, for those traveling to Islands, like Koh Ru and Koh Rong. Not forgetting the awesome view of the surrounding area and the ocean.

It only costs $1-2 to get to most places in Sihanoukville on the back of a motocycle-taxi and/or $3-5 in a tuk-tuk and usually takes less than 10 minutes.



  • Free WiFi
  • Swimming Pool
  • Air Conditioning
  • 24 Hour Check-In
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar

Important Information

TERMS and CONDITIONS: if you are reading this and have read most of the other information available, then you probably are our kind of guest. May, June, September and October are the slowest, low, rainy season months and we can't guarantee a lot of guests. We've called ourselves Chil-axn, not Party, Party,Party, although the bar out front is called PARTY ON and is for those with the intention to. We find ourselves better suited to and better rated by more experienced travelers.

FREE dorm beds on Saturdays to pissarpating Hash House Harriers. Free bikes for Hash House Bikers. 50 cent draft beer all day, every day if you are wearing a Hash House Harrier Shirt. ON ON.

First Draft Beer FREE before 4pm with a leaflet available at reception.

The cheaper dorm is a NO FRILLS dorm, meaning you get a basic bed, 1 fitted sheet and pillow. No Blanket,No Towel, No Locker and No Bed Bugs. The not as cheap dorm has everything, including hot water and still No Bed Bugs.

The pool on the roof may not be big, but it will get you wet and it does have, arguably, the best Ocean and Island View in Sihanoukville.

The pool table out front is regularly used by local Cambodians to play Poker Pool, you can learn and join in, but don't expect win.

All rooms must be paid for in advance. All guests must sign a check-in form and leave a copy of their ID with reception. Visitors are not allowed in rooms. Smoking and cooking are not allowed in the hostel.
Firearms, weapons or illegal substances are not allowed in the hostel. Guests will not engage in illegal, lude or aggressive behavior or towards either staff or other guests. Guest will pay, immediately, for any breakage, loss or damage to the room during their stay. Failure to abide by these terms and conditions may lead to expulsion from the hostel and/or calling the police. If expelled, no refund will be given.

Currently we can only accept VISA cards or cash for payment.

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Hotel Amenities

  • 24 hour reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • BBQ
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Café
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • DVD's
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included


  • 24 Hour Security
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Towels for Hire


  • Bicycle Parking
  • Free Parking


  • Board Games

inroom facilities

  • Ceiling Fan
  • Safe Deposit Box

sport& leisure

  • Cable TV
  • Pool Table

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