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Seer Green, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Spicy Tao was definitely an experience that we won't ever forget - unfortunately for all the wrong reasons. On a positive note there are nice hammocks in the 'common area' which you can swing in whilst being attacked by flys and mosquitos. The staff despite not having any record of our booking - even though we booked over a week...

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Reviewed 24 April 2016

I stayed at this place 3 nights and honestly it might be the worst kind of accommodation I have ever experienced (and that is counting lots of creepy, smelly, dodgy places). Don't know what some of the other reviewers are talking about. For the money it is a ripoff, you should be paid to stay here. To say the bed...

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Arches, France
Reviewed 22 March 2016

we booked 4 nights in dorm rooms with aircon, clean and comfortable, nice common area with hammock, big table to share a beer or breakfast 10 min walk from the center and cheap place nice team but maybe smile more

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Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2016

The common area is fantastic and is a great way to meet people and very comfy to kick back and chill for the day! Breakfast was just basic toast but it was free so who cares! Staff were lovely and helpful! Downside was the rooms weren't great. There were no locks on the doors and many times I came back...

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

So i stayed in Spicy for four nights altogether, now if you are looking for cheap and cheerful then this is definitely the place for you. The common area is awesome and staff are friendly!! However, The toilet was backed up most of my stay and it stunk, there is no lock at all on the dorm door (there are...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 12 March 2016

I stayed at SpicyTao on and off for about two weeks during my time on Koh Tao and was not disappointed. The rooms are basic but kept up well enough. The bathrooms are even more basic, but hey - it's an island in Thailand and you're staying in a backpackers' hostel. Breakfast was simple but free, and there was filtered...

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Thank brightbackpack
Reviewed 11 March 2016

I didn't stay here but I had two friends who did so I spent some time there. It is a little bit out of the way, but if you have a motorbike it's no problem. It wouldn't have the nice relaxed atmosphere and good scenery if it was in the town so it's necessary to be away from the town....

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The Netherlands
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

This is the cheapest place to stay in Koh Tao with a simpel (but free!!!) breakfast. The common area is really chill and it is very easy to meet lots of backpackers. If you want to have a very good bed and a perfectly clean place you should go somewhere else but if you come here for fun, meeting other...

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Me and my girlfriend had an awesome time here in spicy. Met loads of cool people, nice social atmosphere, great chill out area. Run by Pong, really nice and helpful always made time for everyone and always joins in the fun. Sidekick Freya also v nice really good at getting people together to make it really social. We had more...

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World
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Probably the worst hostel I've stayed in my life and yes i know it's cheap and you get what money's worth but not even 1 dollar is worth that. It's DIRTY it stinks of mold and they don't clean it or they think that coming to the room 10 am every day butting the lights on(no matter if anyone is...

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Address: 35/23 Moo 1, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: $16 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Stay somewhere else”
 of 5 bubbles EMIB2013_1, 24 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorms closest to the lounge area have WiFi. Dorm F was my preferred (windows, quiet, cleaner)”
 of 5 bubbles brightbackpack, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Social atmosphere”
 of 5 bubbles Scottishsoph, 14 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Jacka_1991, 15 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Every room will have loud noise, just join everyone and have fun.”
 of 5 bubbles nicolie2014, 15 Mar 2015 | Read review
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