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Toronto, Canada
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...

Thank Ally R
Ibiza, Spain
Reviewed 16 March 2016

i have stayed here twice and both times were great, very clean, friendly staff in fact they remembered my name the second time as i walked through the door. its close to a few bars and shops and has nice cinema room if you wanna chill with a movie and a beer! only complaint is the blankets dont keep you...

Thank crasherkid
Clonmel, Ireland
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

The staff are very nice and there was no issue with check in or laundry service during our stay.We had an issue with the door in our room,it was broken and had to be slid open and closed and would also not lock.other rooms seemed to have the same issue.We stayed in a 4 bed dorm,the bed was comfortable however...

1Thank irishladdy25
Beijing, China
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This place is cheap for what it offers. Good: staff is amazing especially the night shift. They helped us a lot in recommending places and getting great packages. If you rent a car of motorbike, you can park it outside as there is no parking restrictions (this is important because other hostel don't have parking and have parking restrictions near...

1Thank stivenkoo
Sunshine Coast, Australia
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room, as we weren't sure whether there would be any party goers raving till the early morning. Room was clean, hostel wasn't very busy, but there are a few good common areas. Staff are nice enough, wifi is good and it's close to Old Phuket Town (which is pretty much all there is to see)....

Thank JJMcIntosh
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights and loved it. What made it was so great was the staff, I had double booked accommodation and they let me re arrange my nights which was no problem at all they then let me do 2 nights and go to Phi Phi island and use my 3rd night when I got back. They...

1Thank NatalieBrackers
Phuket Town, Thailand
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

We accidentally turned up a day before we had booked in but luckily they had some room. The guy that showed us around was nice, 4bed dorm is good enough space, although didn't have any room mates for the whole time (4days). The whole place was pretty quiet of people. But it was nice and clean overall, showers could use...

Thank beginnersluck2015
Tangerang, Indonesia
Reviewed 25 November 2015

near the used books store, dining place, and blues bar. if i want to go to bungee jumping place, it was only one time bus drive. also the hotel is distance walking with local market where i loved to taste the local snacks.

Thank nasrullahau
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Only stayed for one night on way to airport. Glad it wasn't any more. Very basic hostel (but we weren't expecting much for the money.) showers were cold and water smelled very bad, and "rooms" were incredibly hot. Staff turn air con on at 10pm - which after a long day does nothing to chase out the heat and humidity....

Thank Sarah W
Medway, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Worst hostel I've ever stayed in! My partner and I checked into a four bed dorm, in the morning I woke up with bites all over my back and legs, at first I thought perhaps it was mosquito bites but later that night I woke up to find a bed bug crawling over me, I turned on the light to...

Thank stormechantelle

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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: ₹ 786 - ₹ 1,114 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“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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