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Phuket Backpacker

165 Ranong Rd | T. Taladnaue, A. Maung, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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  • Cleanliness
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Paris, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I stayed here for a first night, attracted by the cheap rate and the location right in the centre of Phuket Town. I arrived in the evening and the lady working this shift doesn't speak good English so it wasn't really a piece of cake to check-in and pointless to try an get any information about the surrounding area. The... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We only stayed here for one night; in between our stay by Patong beach and leaving for Phi Phi. About 700 baht for a 3 person room with AC. The staff were super friendly and the room was perfectly acceptable for one night. I would recommend either using a silk sleeping bag or mosquito repellent though as quite a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've spent most of my month long stay at Phuket back packer hostel and found it a great place to use as a base to explore all the amazing sights in and around phuket and surrounding islands koh phi phi ect. Great value and great people. Highly recommended.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights in a double room. On arrival they upgraded us to an air con room for free. The bed was fantastic! Most comfy bed yet on our six week trip. The room had no view but this didn't matter. The curtains were fab and totally blacked out the room. We slept so well here. Very... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The staff are young and vibrant people, who quickly become your friends after having a few beers down at the bar. I stayed in a 4 dorm bedroom where the bedding was super clean. The beds themselves were larger than a king single which was awesome and the mattresses were new and comfortable. They air condition the place at night... More 

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Kampot, Cambodia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

location isnt the best but its still not terrible. I love the staff rooms are clean and air conditioned and the pool table down in the bar hangout area was clutch until they took it out. Not planning on going to phuket again anytime soon as i found it to be my least favorite place in thailand but if i... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Friendly and fun staff. Clean dorms and bathrooms, daily cleaning, nice common area with good food for a good price. Happy hour, cool crowd, good value for money. Great backpacking place with good atmosphere!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We stayed in a 2 person room for 3 nights. It is purely a very basic room to base yourself in when you're in Phuket. Its not in a very lively area, Phuket Town has very little to offer tourists especially at night. It was nice to walk the town and see Phuket Old Town but otherwise its probably better... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I stayed in Phuket backpacker for 6 days whilst I was visiting the island. Firstly, the facilities are basic but absoutely fine - they have everything you need. Dorms are in 4s or 10s, you can also get a private room with AC if you want too, there is a common room and a chillout zone and access to a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

As mentioned the rooms have everything you need. Warm water...ac etc. Its clean and after a horrible matraze in koh phi phi it was pretty comfi. I would not come back here because of the extremely bad service..this is a huge part of a hostels personality. The staff was never able to give us good advice about any activity concerning... More 

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