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Port d'Alcudia, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice time at the hostel, it was close to food, shops and the beach. We also got a discount when we where diving at a great diving school DJL diving. The conditions at the hostel where pretty okay and our favorite staff was Tom!

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Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Location was great and it was a cheap bed so I guess you get what you pay for, place has a fun ambiance but was pretty gross. Although you see the staff cleaning non stop I think it's just old and needs more then a mop can fix. bathrooms grossed me out as did the showers to the point where...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Place was a bit of a shack, but met some of coolest people on this planet and had such an amazing time on this island. Location is super good, 5 minute walk to the waters, 2 seconds away from DJL diving school (where I got my lessons), and everything is within a 10 minute walk radius.

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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed for three nights at this hostel! Firstly the location is perfect! Two min walk to the beach and right in the middle of the many bars and restaurants around Sairee beach! We were unfortunate that we were put in a small 4 man dorm with no window, and very poor A/C therefore was very dull and it smelt damp!...

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Groningen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We are traveling with 4 girls. We booked a 4 bed dorm at the Koh Tao Backpackers Hostel. We had 3 pretty okay nights. But it was extremely noisy, drunk people were running and screaming around the hallways every night. When it happened around midnight, it's not a problem cause we're all young and all like to party as well....

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel was absolutely disgusting. There was horrible sewage odors throughout the whole building. The furniture was run down, and our pillows were so lumpy that we were creeped out by them. The bathrooms are so dirty. They leave all of their cleaning supplies scattered through the bathrooms. The showers and toilets were moldy and had bugs everywhere. Even the...

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Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

You get to control the AC yourself, a huge plus for me. I loved this hostel, though I prefer another one because this one is a little too big for me. I prefer smaller more intimate places. Definitely recommend this one though!

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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Booked 7 nights here on hostelworld last week. Previous hotel in krabi booked us an overnight boat instead of a day boat to Koh Tao without us realising and we had no internet to let the hostel know that we would be a day late for arrival. On arrival a day late the check in man was very rude and...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Paid 300 bhat for a dorm bed. Was handed a towel and torn sheets on arrival to a very basic room. Only 2 plug sockets in an 8 bed dorm with squeaky beds. The highlight of our stay was when one of the owners dogs had a wee in the corridor outside our room; the staff were made aware by...

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Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Biggest disappointment was the lack of atmosphere in the hostel. Staff were unfriendly, disinterested and rude. Guy behind the desk rolled his eyes at me when I politely said I didn't understand him. They don't give any info of the island and were rude about giving me a towel. Their attitude changed when they over heard us talking to other...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Koh Tao Backpackers is in central Sairee, Koh Tao. Koh Tao Backpackers offers cheap hostel style accommodation for both divers and non divers. Located in Sairee at the Silver Sands Resort, behind Davy Jones Locker Diving who's restaurant/bar and swimming pool we use as our common areas, Koh Tao Backpackers is close to everything you'll need whilst here on Koh Tao. We also have full access to the Dive resort's swimming pool and bar restaurant. We have AC in all the dormitories, hot water showers, lockers in the dormitories and 24 hour reception with CCTV cameras. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koh Tao Backpackers Hostel

Address: Moo 2 | Sairee Beach, Koh Tao 84360, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Koh Tao
Price Range: ₹ 1,022 - ₹ 3,577 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Cold rooms, free wifi, reception sold beverages. Good spot to have a good time. Bar literally 2 seconds away.”
 of 5 bubbles kevinvu19, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“if you need electricity go for the 4 bed dorms”
 of 5 bubbles rphilbrick88, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
“choose dorm 3 and bring ear plugs!”
 of 5 bubbles darciep2016, 11 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Choose a bed slightly away from the AC because it works at max so you can get a bit cold or sick from the AC air flow.”
 of 5 bubbles jlanglands, 30 Dec 2014 | Read review
“The dorms at the end of the hall have the most space.”
 of 5 bubbles AoifeM359, 12 Jun 2014 | Read review
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