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Nopparathara Beach, Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Thailand
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Laughing Gecko
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic stay at Laughing gecko. The bamboo huts are simple and functionnal, situated 300 meters from the main street, and overall good value for money. It is not a beach hut paradise but the hospitality provided by the host Nui's was the best we had in Thailand. The relaxed and trusting system at the guesthouse was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We hadn't booked accommodation in Ao Nang before arriving (peak season; dumb idea) and we, understandably, spent a whole evening being told "fully booked" by an array of different hostels and hotels. Luckily we eventually landed ourselves on the Laughing Gecko's doorstep! Nui was a wonderful host and helped us organise our adventures around Ao Nang. The bungalow was simple... More 

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

very nice place, basic but very confortable and genuine. if you dont want to stay in noisy hotels and streets this is the best place to go. nice bungalows inside a big garden. the owner and his friends they are awesome and they are ready to help you anytime. very very good place, i had a very nice experience!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This was a genuine thai experience . Really humbling. The host nui, is awesome . Super accomdating , good to talk to and helped with all my bookings . I have to say it was a really great experience. The sleep was relaxing I felt like I was camping and it was cool to be around chickens and cows. I... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

The owner of Laughing Gecko is an awesome , relaxed and friendly local with ties to Toronto, Canada who can give you some great pointers on where to go in Thailand. The property is all open concept and has a very relaxed atmosphere where you can meet anyone and everyone! Share stories by the hammocks or have a drink or... More 

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Surabaya, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

First of all, I want to say thank you for the owner, Nui, for giving a memorable experience for my short stay in Ao Nang, Krabi. He alone was one of the reasons that make staying at this place worth it. He was very friendly and catered to all your needs, tours arrangement, moped rentals, even he cooked breakfast for... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

A little late feedback. Not a "normal" hostel. But the best one I had on my Thailand visit. Slept in a 4 bed dorm, every bed has it's own mosquito blocker. The bathroom is simple. But you don't need any luxury when you are backpacking. Go there. Have nice conversation with Nui. Read. Chill. Paint. Meet other people. Grab some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very very very wonderful place and owner Nui is most kindest man i`ve never met! Next time i go to thailand i go this place again! I recommend to taste egg&toast sandwich and ice cold orange juice when you wake up this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

this was our honeymoon and i must say that although we've stayed in luxuries hotels in Ao nang and Bangkok, this is our favorite place so far and i cannot imagine better experience than this.we will definitely return back as it was once in a lifetime experience. we've met so many people and Nui was accommodating and the best host... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Very nice stay for vacation and visiting Ao Nang simpel way. Good location near the beach where local peaple are having picnic. Many bars and restorans with good value are in 3 minute walk away. Also you have water, soft dinks, beer etc. 24h available at receptiondesk, aswell all other services when you ask the owner.

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Address: Nopparathara Beach, Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Laughing Gecko Krabi/Ao Nang

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