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Beaufort, Australia
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212 reviews
73 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

After I have been 7 years in the row in this backpacker hotel there is alway something new happen . This time the hotel is almost empty , the front street bar just disappear nothing all empty, what is the reason no one know , the king death ? The year mourning? No music ? The rooms still there just... More 

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Thank Gheefrenchie
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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42 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

The cheapest hostel I stayed in while in Thailand, at 150 THB a night it was a bargain, especially being in the middle of Town right where the festival was happening in Oct. Definitely go if on a budget :)

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Thank Andrei M
Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night, the rooms are small, but cute, pool table, bar, there's also a flat screen large TV with surround sound so nice to chill out and watch movies, Phuket town is really cheap as well so I would recommend, had no problems here nice people, good to stay for a night or two :)

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Thank NikkiPaddy
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great, quiet place to stay. Stayed one night before the islands and easily booked my return ferry from reception. Really clean and tidy, friendly staff. Not many guests were staying - maybe due to low season?? But would definitely recommend if you need a good nights sleep.

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Thank Ella M
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I would give this place a higher rating but the beds are infested with bed bugs. I stayed on the 5th July 2016 and I found several bugs crawling on my bed and I got bitten really severely. I had bites all down my arm, on my legs and on my back. The staff let me change beds and was... More 

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Travellers are raving about these Phuket Town hotels

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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We got here late and was looking for somewhere to stay, stumbled upon Phuket back packers. The first night we payed for a private room as we just wanted to wind down after 18 hours travelling. The private room was nice but there was only a curtain between the room and bathroom which was a little unusual luckily we are... More 

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Thank Nikki A
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22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

As there teenage backpackers our standards weren't too high, but we found this place disappointing! Were shown to a private room which seemed great, until we noticed some obvious problems! There were no curtains or even curtain rails and no bathroom door. Fortunately we're good friends, but i dont think anyone needs to hear other people using the bathroom... just... More 

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Thank Peppa P
United kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

The place was okay. However NEVER RENT a moped from this place. They look for faults in the moped even when there is no faults and charge over 1000 and blackmail you into paying it or they will not give you your passport back. This is very dangerous, and even if you offer to go to a garage to fix... More 

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Thank Aiya1989
Madrid, Spain
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78 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great location, very kind and friendly staff. Tons of information. KINDNESS & HELP. Clean place. A very good deal. Very soft environment, small inner garden. Close to a small bus station and markets. Friendly guest.

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Toronto, Canada
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17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

For $30 a night for a private room you can't expect many additional amenities, however this hostel lacked basic cleanliness. The lobby was clean and great for chilling out or getting a drink. The staff were great and very helpful in giving directions or booking ferries. But the private rooms were not on the same level. The sheets and pillow... More 

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Thank Ally R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just opened: Contemporary Thai / Chinese fusion boutique hostel, conveniently located in the centre of Phuket town. Great value with sophistication! Very welcome to Phuket Backpacker. We are centrally located in the bustling heart of Phuket Town. A town rich with Thai culture & history. We offer a home away from home. With our newly renovated property we offer our guests clean & comfortable accommodation set in a contemporary boutique Asian fusion style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phuket Backpacker

Address: 165 Ranong Rd | T. Taladnaue, A. Maung, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town
Price Range: ₹ 818 - ₹ 1,500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Any room with air con your on to a winner”
 of 5 bubbles 303nikkia, 1 May 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are very cheap, but I recommend a private room: air-con, nice toillet.”
 of 5 bubbles teresamM9765JO, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“10 bed dorm is the biggest with loads of room for all your bags”
 of 5 bubbles crasherkid, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Private room 105 and after”
 of 5 bubbles Gheefrenchie, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Top bunks are better as you get more airflow from aircon and the fan is directly on you.”
 of 5 bubbles CaseyLawrenceG, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
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