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Backpacker Samui Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for two nights in a private twin room, bed was really comfy and the room was clean & air conditioned. The pool area is quiet and great for relaxing and the staff are all really friendly & helpful. It's directly opposite Bangrak Pier so the location is handy for getting a boat to Koh Phangan, there's also a...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

If you just looking for a place to put all your thing and sleep, this place is a good place. We were there but most of the time we didn't spend it in the hostel so. Sleep, shower, good place to leave your things and good place for making new friend. The hosts were nice. They can advise you in...

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Thank Sarahasian
Reviewed 17 February 2017

easy to meet people from all over, just big enough that everyone's together (so great base if you're traveling alone) - right by the airport, across the street from the ferry to pangnam; perfect foot on the ground to explore the island. great for social and happy people. owners are cool, prices are good. do it.

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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I met the girl of my dreams at this hostel so it's the best hostel on the planet in my opinion. If you're reading this, and you know who you are, I love you. We also had a massive roach living in the lockers with us but it escaped on the last day so it was calm, but I do...

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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights in a twelve bed dorm. Very quiet hostel. Only a few people in and out. The air con was really good, the WiFi wasn't the greatest but it was alright. Staff weren't overly helpful, cleaner was in every day though and was thorough. Good location, close to the beach. Woke up with lots of bites....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The beds in this hostel are awful. Huge dips in most beds that you sink in, springs digging out, and the top bunk moves soo much it feels like it's going to fall down on the person below. In the room there are so many ants! I left with around 18 bites on just my legs from sleeping. The bathroom...

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Thank Amber O
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Our stay here was perfect. All rooms have air conditioner, there is a comfortable kitchen available and the rooms upstairs have their own fridge. Staff is really cool, only problem is that after 7 pm there is no one in the reception to make your check in, but there are always nice people staying there that will help you set...

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1Thank Luchi F
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We paid 300baht for one of the beds in the dorms which seemed to be the best in the area as it is pretty central. The air con was really good and the wifi was absolutely amazing. Best I've had in Asia so far. The lady working there wasn't overly friendly but she was ok. The rooms smelt horrific but...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Loved Koh Samui and loved the people we met staying at this hostel however the rooms were not nice at all. I was in a 12 person dorm with only one toilet, shower and basin between us. However, the hostel had a great social vibe and was in a great location for the beach/restaurants/nightlife which made us have a great...

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Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in a dorm. Was decent, really clean and had a good common room. The owner was super friendly and helpful. Only one bathroom between the 8 people and you could hear everything since the door wasn't solid(it had slats). Pretty basic all round but I'd recommend.

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Our location is a perfect base for those looking to explore all that the city has to offer. Backpacker Samui Hostel is surrounded by many famous attractions, cultural hotspots, shops, night life, and we have our own stunning bar.We aim to offer something for everyone. All of our clean and spacious dorm-style rooms are en-suite. With a 24 hour reception, and no curfew, there's even more time to get to know Koh Samui. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpacker Samui Hostel

Address: 191/13 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: $14 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Dont stay here”
rachaelr327, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are no good rooms. Don't stay here”
TannyM8, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“any room will do :)”
c_cubon, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The room on the top floor is better as it has more windows and a better bathroom!”
natdrom, 11 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Don't choose a bed next to the window, noisy!”
yogawithmeg, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
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