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Klang
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

The hostel provides good facilities and the atmosphere were good. Although the staffs could not speak fluent english but they were friendly and helpful. Despite that, I got horrible experience because there were bed bugs on the bed I stayed. I got bed bug bites on my arms and I found bed bugs on the bed frames. Thus I requested... More 

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Svendborg, Denmark
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Reviewed 24 February 2013

My reviews have to start with the simple fact that I base my opinion on my expectations. Well, we were a group of ten divided in three rooms, 1x2 and 2x4. All the rooms were fine, the usual from what you can expect. Not a five star hotel standard but exactly what you find if you book a hostel. It... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

This hostel is a good deal and offers a variety of accommodation - 4 bed mixed dorm, 10 bed mixed dorm, and private rooms. They even turn on the air in the dorms at night. Current rate is 300B per night. Everything is clean and the lobby is very welcoming. Happy Hour lasts from 5-9 and this place is quite... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

The rooms and bathrooms were clean and they turn the aircon on in the dorms at night which was amazing! It also had a nice atmosphere and was easy to make friends. And the local buses around Phuket or to Patong or Kata beach all stopped just outside, which was very handy! But the staff rip you off in regards... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

Review: PHUKET BACKPACKERS HOSTEL Initially we chose this hostel because of its proximity to the airport and Russada Pier, allowing us an easy overnight stay in Phuket before heading out to Ko Lanta and Phi Phi, and indeed, it was ideal for that – only about 30 mins from the airport and 15 mins from the pier [we shared a... More 

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Reviewed 22 January 2013 via mobile

Stayed overnight. Made couple of frens. Next to market area. Good place if you want to experience local life and walk through the old town. Buses stop just before the place going to all over phuket. The place is in the town. Far away from patong or other beaches. But the buses are just outside anyway. And there're cheap!

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 16 January 2013 via mobile

It helped i had an awesome group in the hostel but I was here 3 or 4 nights and had an amazing time. Yes the one night was rowdy and I had a problem getting to sleep early but I MUCH prefer that to a dead antisocial hostel. This place is about meeting people, kicking off to get to other... More 

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Reviewed 29 December 2012

Having checked the price of a private room with A/C online, we were disappointed to find out, after waiting 20 minutes for the staff to acknowledge my existence, that the actual price was 50% higher than advertised. Upon questioning this I was told that this price is only for customers who book online. "OK" I thought, as I got out... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

This place is cheap, clean, and very friendly. Good location in Phuket Town. Close by bus station, taxi, 7/11. Staff can help you rent a scooter, organize transport to any destination, and make an activity reservation. Lots of people traveling through. Party place! In response to those complaining about the noise - well, it is a hostel, get yourself a... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 11 December 2012

Nice people all over the place. Willingly to answer all sorts of questions. 7 Eleven store is nearby just a few stone throw away... Walking distance to the town. Bus to patong beach is just right outside... Market is just next door. Good value for the location. Cheap, clean and tidy. And they have swings in their mini garden. Able... More 

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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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