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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We dropped in since we had no reservation and booked a room for 3 persons for 1800 baht per night. The room had its own bathroom and also had a/c. This was a very good price for such a nice place. The exterior is great and you just have to get used to the staff. The manager Bee is a...

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Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

First I should mention we haven't stayed here we just ate at the restaurant. After wandering around looking for a good pizza place we were enticed by the decor of this place. It looks great but unfortunately the experience wasn't. The staff were quite rude and ignored us on several occasions. We both ordered different pizzas. Pizza being a safe...

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We did not stay in the hostel however we came here for food, ordering spring rolls, pad Thai and a green Thai curry and I have to say it was delicious. Was very surprised to see bad reviews on here. The staff were also very quick and friendly. All of this coming at a good price, would (and did) recommend...

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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

15 people in small room with no a/c only 3 tiny fan, cold showers, rude stuff, have to climb on the mountain to get to your bed/shower don't, not safe anyone can come in and touch your stuff - don't stay there its no worth it's better to pay a little more(100B) and get nice dorm. I heard the food...

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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Worst thai food we've ever had. Worst service we've ever met. The waitor was either high or just lacking manners. He was all over the place, grabbing our hands and touching our plates. The food was greesy and not very tasty. So not worth the time or the money. Don't go there!!!

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France
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

These is probably one of the cheapest dorm to stay in PP so you can't expect much. Beds are basic and uncomfortable, lockers are very tiny (its just big enough to fit your passport, wallet and phone). Showers and bathrooms are clean. The hostel is located close to all the bars but isn't noisy and you do have any noise...

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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Cold showers, unpleasant staff, on a hill so walking to your bed SUCKS in the heat, hot rooms, hard beds. And in one of the dorms a girl got sexually assaulted by some drunk guy who just walked into the dorm. The staff did not care at all. You can find better and cheaper accommodation. The food here is also...

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I visited this restaurant with my girlfriend due to the fact that the outside appearance was impressive ( it is on a boat) . I ordered rice with beef and she ordered pad thai chicken. The food was the worst we have eeaten in Thailand these 2 weeks. The pad thai was sucks and fortunatelly my girfriend did not eat...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

Thought I was spending money on a nice place but ended up at a cheap cheap shoestring budget place. Not the greatest food but cheap and fast. It does not match the environment that seems like it could be high end up a small hill and in a boat. Management is failing to capitalize on what should be a money...

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Londres, Reino Unido
Reviewed 14 November 2015

It's a cheap place but you get what you pay. I stayed in a dorm with 20 other people. I couldn't sleep it was so hot. The bed was a rock and the receptionnist was the most unfriendly person I saw in Thaïland. I kindly asked if I could change of bed. All I had was a face of absolute...

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Address: Moo 7, Phi Phi Don Village, Ko Phi Phi Don 81000, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Ko Phi Phi Don
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“Get the dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles benf874, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the pasta. Perhaps try the thai food.”
 of 5 bubbles Ashleigh1111, 12 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have more steps, but great view. I think the private rooms are located higher.”
 of 5 bubbles a_hauge2014, 1 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Choose a private A/C room”
  • Messy room
 of 5 bubbles 300ani_kar, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors are closer to the toilet and have good views over the Island and beach.”
 of 5 bubbles 759miriamb, 14 Nov 2014 | Read review
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