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Phuket OldTown Hostel

42 Krabi Rd, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had the chance to try the new dormitory room, comfortable (+ a towel - not everywhere) plus excellent price! Included the nice breakfast (again not everywhere) and free Internet!!! It is a family business, and I was surprised because the owner took lot of his time to explain me how to manage in Phuket city and where to go... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The staff doesn't speak English at all (they are Burmese), just a bit of Thai. The owner is rarely on the spot. I asked (in Thai) the price for washing and ironing. Both the receptionist and the owner told me 80 bath/kilo. I double asked if that price (very high!) included ironing, in order to be sure. They said "yes,... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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20 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I reserved a room with a/c and arrived in the evening around 8:30. The room was very clean and large but HOT. it took forever for the a/c to cool it down but my greatest disappointment was the restroom. The walls to the restroom did not meet the ceiling, thus any "noises" emitted while having " personal" time in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I could have written such nice things about this place. No complaints at all about the rooms which were comfortable, air conditioned and quite good value. The family running it were (or seemed) so friendly and nice and it'd be a solid 5-star review if it wasn't for the poor wi-fi. But what they don't seem to realise is by... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

We wandered into this hostel after walking around Phuket on a very very hot day with our back packs on. Price for a triple room was 250 baht per person (£5 each) and the room was fantastic! Air conditioned, private bathroom, western toilet, complimentary shower gel and soap, plus bottled water in room. Very clean, and the staff were amazing!... More 

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Nice and clean room , and the price is very cheap. This hostel is at Phuket old town , traveller may visit the traditional wet market in town ! The staff are nice too! Friendly staff ,u may ask the staff to recommend some local food in town! Any activities can also request from the staff!

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Had many old shop and market surrounding,the room is clean and the price is reasonable The receptionist is excellent. She is very helpful and try to help out anything as she could. Quite enjoyable to talk with her even her boss as well

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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8 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Price is very cheap. As for the price I don't expect much. I travel in a group of more than 10 of us. Some of us get free upgrade of room. Anyway, room is big and clean. However, some of the room's air-con leaks and they manage to fix it temporary. The receptionist is excellent. She is very helpful and... More 

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Doha, Qatar
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I stayed for 5 days in this hostel.I would say that this place is very quite and has serene atmosphere to stay in Phuket. All the famous spots and islands are very reachable from here.There are no complaints about the stay.All the tour bookings can be done here.A friendly receptionist/staff who helps in letting you know about the place and... More 

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Munich, Germany
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9 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

The hostel is a reasonable stay for a few days. You have the choice between A/C and fan rooms. Breakfast is included, though very small (and a pice of butter that is cut in half, which is a little embarrassing). If you think about booking a tour in this hotel, don't! You will get ripped of. Usually hotel staff gives... More 

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Phuket O, Manager at Phuket OldTown Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, and what we are wondering is where you got the price of 900 baht for a James Bond Island from, so that we'll source our tour package from there as well. It's an unbelievable bargain, indeed! About the Phi Phi Island ferry, our price might not be the lowest in the market, but it is... More 

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Address: 42 Krabi Rd, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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