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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 5 nights, staff are great - Loren (the owner) is so so helpful and has hookups with bars and taxis so you get a good discount. They go out for dinner every night and include all guests and show good and cheap places to eat, go for cocktails after and maybe a night out - if you're... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Cheap place, great staff, good location. The negatives are minor and won't affect your stay at all, with staff always on-hand to help. The best air-con in all the land, great social vibe, local hook-ups for good, cheap food & drinks. Our best stop in Samui for sure!

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Thank Joe_Willmott
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great location in Chaweng Beach, short walk to all the major bars and clubs and also the main attractions. The rooms are large and wifi is great. Limited bathrooms and toilets, however they are kept in a reasonable state. Staff are lovely and very helpful.

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Thank Madeline W
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I met the girl of my dreams at this hostel so it's the best hostel on the planet in my opinion. If you're reading this, and you know who you are, I love you. We also had a massive roach living in the lockers with us but it escaped on the last day so it was calm, but I do... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely buzzing party hostel run and managed by the best legends on the island. There was a massive roach in our room but we befriended it and it became a vital part of our experience. It was very busy throughout our stay but the staff managed to get us blasted every night. Overall great place.

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for four nights in a twelve bed dorm. Very quiet hostel. Only a few people in and out. The air con was really good, the WiFi wasn't the greatest but it was alright. Staff weren't overly helpful, cleaner was in every day though and was thorough. Good location, close to the beach. Woke up with lots of bites.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

The beds in this hostel are awful. Huge dips in most beds that you sink in, springs digging out, and the top bunk moves soo much it feels like it's going to fall down on the person below. In the room there are so many ants! I left with around 18 bites on just my legs from sleeping. The bathroom... More 

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Thank Amber O
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

Our stay here was perfect. All rooms have air conditioner, there is a comfortable kitchen available and the rooms upstairs have their own fridge. Staff is really cool, only problem is that after 7 pm there is no one in the reception to make your check in, but there are always nice people staying there that will help you set... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We paid 300baht for one of the beds in the dorms which seemed to be the best in the area as it is pretty central. The air con was really good and the wifi was absolutely amazing. Best I've had in Asia so far. The lady working there wasn't overly friendly but she was ok. The rooms smelt horrific but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 7 December 2015

Loved Koh Samui and loved the people we met staying at this hostel however the rooms were not nice at all. I was in a 12 person dorm with only one toilet, shower and basin between us. However, the hostel had a great social vibe and was in a great location for the beach/restaurants/nightlife which made us have a great... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our location is a perfect base for those looking to explore all that the city has to offer. Backpacker Samui Hostel is surrounded by many famous attractions, cultural hotspots, shops, night life, and we have our own stunning bar.We aim to offer something for everyone. All of our clean and spacious dorm-style rooms are en-suite. With a 24 hour reception, and no curfew, there's even more time to get to know Koh Samui. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpacker Samui Hostel

Address: 191/13 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Price Range: ₹ 872 - ₹ 1,672 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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“Dont stay here”
 of 5 bubbles rachaelr327, 14 Jan 2015 | Read review
“There are no good rooms. Don't stay here”
 of 5 bubbles TannyM8, 5 Jan 2015 | Read review
“any room will do :)”
 of 5 bubbles c_cubon, 22 Apr 2014 | Read review
“The room on the top floor is better as it has more windows and a better bathroom!”
 of 5 bubbles natdrom, 11 Mar 2014 | Read review
“Don't choose a bed next to the window, noisy!”
 of 5 bubbles yogawithmeg, 7 Jan 2014 | Read review
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