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Kool Backpacker Hostel

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 May 2016

This hostel is perfect for the party-goer tourist that came to Thailand to have a good time. It was so clean and cool with amazing AC, with great vibes from all the people staying there that you run into. However, one of the workers there, named Ritz, was very rude towards one of my friends I was travelling with, calling...

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Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

If you come to Patong to party and meet other party junkies, this is a place for you. Can't imagine a better location. We stayed here only because we arrived to Patong very late at night, asked the driver to drop us off at backpackers' hostel and this was the place we found first. The double room (only twin beds...

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Oak Park, Illinois
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

This hostel was EXACTLY what you'd picture a "party hostel" to be. Truly in the thick of the party on Bangala road, there is only time to sleep during daylight hours on the beach. In the evenings you are kept awake by the BOOMING bass from the very fun nightclub downstairs. I felt was able to both be chill, and...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016 via mobile

Don't stay if here if you want to sleep, walls shake as is it right next to a club, I didn't mind as I was to drunk and can sleep through anything. Favourite hostel we stayed in, very sociable, perfect for people who want to have a good time! Wifi was a little poor and would prefer doors on the...

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Thank fheath
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This hostel provides cheap, safe & fun accommodation. Perfect for the lovers of nightlife but not so great for a quiet night in. I would recommend & stay here again! Only downside is that they charge for towels, don't provide any form of blankets and the place can get quite warm. Drinks are cheap however, super cheap!

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Thank Lanamarie1993
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 9 February 2016

i really luv this hostel, very convenient location near to shop lots, clubs (so pls dont mind when it gets super noisy at night or get an earplug to fix your problem). what else the bathroom was nice and we make frens from people all over the world too!

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Sutton Coldfield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

I'm all up for a party but this whole area was too much for me so I thought I'd just stay in. My room shook with how loud the music was, normally I'd just put earplugs in but that didn't make a difference to the noise. Once all that finally stopped at maybe 3/4 am everyone came back and they...

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Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 12 January 2016

hostel has nice facilities although the rooms are quite small. the common bathroom is really big with good showers. it is right on the main road of parties so it gets really noisy at night. it's perfect for who just wanna party, though. and it's close to the beach. the staff is not that helpful but no rude either. worth...

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Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for a party hostel and on a budget then this place is ideal. The rooms are really nice as are the toilets and staff. Very cool and quirky hostel however if you want sleep here then it's not ideal, there is a club next door/underneath it therefore it's so loud the walls vibrate between 12am-5am and then...

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Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed in Kool Backpackers 4 nights right between Xmas and New Year's Eve. The staff is very good and always present. Rooms are cleaned everyday and so is the bathroom. It is a very big hostel so you get to meet a lot of people. There's a common area where you can watch movies, have some drinks or just...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
in the middle of bangla night life road just second to walk to patong beach frontcentre of all entertainment in patong beach the best location of Within the Kool backpacker hostel you will find yourself at the heart of the action of PatongÂ’s most vibrant street Soi Bangla, yet just two minutes from the beach. Inside, we've captured the electrifying with modern and exciting finishings, quirky lighting design and music systems. Up on the roof sits Climax, one of PhuketÂ’s most ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kool Backpacker Hostel

Address: 31 Bangla Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
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Price Range: $15 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room closer to the lobby. They have better wi-fi and are further away from the club noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Devin28, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“They're all quite loud I assume.”
 of 5 bubbles VikingRobin, 2 Apr 2015 | Read review
“ask for a dorm with a window”
  • bangla road
  • toilet area
  • toilet area
  • 6 beds aka dorm
  • ladies n male toilet entance
 of 5 bubbles J0e88, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you are travelling alone...choose the upper bed...u can sit comfortably if u want to unlike the lower beds”
 of 5 bubbles travelkart, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for upper berth of double-decker bed because lower berth has very low height. So if you wake up in sudden, you might hit your head at the bottom of upper berth. There are dorm near to lobby (far from toilet/bathroom) and there are next to bathroom (but far from lobby), so decide on your own which dorm to stay :p Take note!!! The entrance to Kool Backpacker is by going through the small corridor next to the pub heading to a mini mart. Next to the mini mart there is a staircase, take that to level 3. Do not go up the escalator by the roadside.”
  • Just outside the hostel
 of 5 bubbles Ckkhoo, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
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