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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Awsome hostel and even better people! So friendly and welcoming upon arrival and throughout my stay, I really wish i was staying for longer but i am definitely going to return! :) i would recommend to any type of traveller, solo or with friends, great location too!

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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We loved this hostel and everyone in it! The staff was super friendly and helpful; and even though the Full Moon Party was cancelled, they made sure we had a great stay. The staff arranged day trips to the beach and to bars at night. Facilities were super clean--stayed in a female dorm of 6. Met amazing people from all... More 

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We originally stayed at bubbas coffee house for a couple of nights and then we found this place cause we went and had a drink in the bar, all the staff were really awesome and invited us to a party they were all going to later, so we did and had such an amazing night. We checked in the next... More 

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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Really a fantastic hostel. Clean, bright, airy rooms, comfy beds, big bathroom and the best atmosphere of any hostel I've stayed at. Every night was a hoot, predrinking before each party - playing drinking games, beer pong, getting painted in neon colours. The staff were the kindest and friendliest I've ever met, remembering each of us by name and actually... More 

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Novo Hamburgo, RS
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

I loved that the reception is also a bar, full of neon lights. Arrived to the hostel at 21:00PM after 16 hours from BKK and man, a beer is exactly what I needed. didnt really stop drinking until I left haha. This bar is a great place to meet up people who stay at the hostel or just passing by.... More 

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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My friend and I booked this hostel a few months in advance over hostel world for the full moon. Online it said you had to stay a minimum of five nights so we went with the cheapest room available. Once we arrived we were put in a sweaty cramped room with no window and no air con. The bathroom door... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay here! The rooms were big and clean, the staff were really friendly and helpful. Im travelling alone and met many great people here, its a really social hostel. Theres a lot of restaurants and things to do nearby. Would definitely recommend staying here.

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Throughly enjoyed my time at Baan Tai Backpackers. Situated in the heart of Baan Tai, everything on the island was extremely accessible. The hostel has a relationship with a super honest bike rental service (who provide a free lesson) so getting around was very easy. The place is cleaned daily. The beds are bigger than what you'll usually find in... More 

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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Situation close to the half moon party and with all the other parties and events that go along with it this is the perfect place to stay. The staff here were friendly and knowledge about the local area as well as learning our names. The hostel had a great vibe and during the day was quiet so you could sleep.... More 

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Initially booked two nights here and ended up staying 6. The staff was amazing they really went out of their way to make me feel like I was part of the group. This was so important for me as a Solo traveler. I actually meet several other solo travelers there and we had an amazing time. Very social atmosphere, perfect... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
One of Koh Phangan's best-loved Western-run hostels for backpackers! Come stay with us, chill out with us and party long into the night with us, all while being sure you'll get an excellent night's sleep in one of our bright, spacious & whistle-clean dorm or private rooms. We're a small hostel (only room for 42!), so getting to know people is guaranteed. In fact, our friendly, sociable environment is one of the things we're most proud of. We really care about your time spent with us, and will treat you like family! ....We're situated in Baan Tai, which is exactly the area you want to stay in for all the island's famous jungle parties, including Half Moon Festival, Maya, Jungle Expererience, Sramanora Waterfall Party and Shiva Moon. We're also within walking distance to Black Moon, Baan Sabai and Loi Lay floating bar party which is on every Sunday night and hosts some of the best DJs worldwide. We're a 15 minute drive to Haad Rin for Full Moon. Baan Tai is also smack bang in the middle of Haad Rin and Thong Sala - the island's main town and pier, so we're a really great base to explore the rest of the island from. You can rent mopeds from us, and we'll give you all our hot tips! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Baan Tai Backpackers

Address: 61/3 Moo 1, Ban Tai Road | Ban Tai, Ko Pha Ngan 84280, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Pha Ngan
Price Range: $16 - $118 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Baan Tai Backpackers 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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