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Deejai Backpackers

193 / 1 - 2 Ratchamanka Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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Wadsworth, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

For me, the staff makes or breaks a hostel. The staff here is amazing. I was told that there are 15000 people per year in this hostel. Over 100 per day, everyday. So if it seems like the staff is rude or lacking attention, that's not really the case. They are just very busy. You can go to the Deejai... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in both the private and dorms. Go with the private if the funds are available. Since this hostel is quite popular amongst the younger crowd your roommates can be a bit agitating (drunk). The salt water pool is a highlight of not just DeeJai but Chiang Mai. Rob is an amazing manager that will help you with anything from... More 

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Thank AmirGE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

A really cheap and fun place to stay with clean rooms and a great social communal area. Very easy to meet other backpackers and to find things to do in the area. They also own a bar and pool across the road that is a great place to relax and have some drinks in the evening.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

Stayed in the dorm room with fan for 170 baht per night. WiFi worked well both in the room and downstairs in the common area. The shower was hot and had FANTASTIC water pressure. The hostel has a large common area which closes at 10 pm which is good for socialising before town etc but provides the opportunity to sleep... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015 via mobile

So there are two DeeJai backpackers right across the street from each other. We stayed at the one with a courtyard and a pool. Very nice private room, hot shower. My only complaint is it says the common area closes at 10 pm and there were people drinking and talking loudly until 3 am. Left after one night to get... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Stayed here for three nights and wish we could have stayed longer! Amazing pool and bar for outrageously cheap price! Staff in both hostel and bar were so helpful and went above and beyond to make sure we had an enjoyable stay. Staff are also very informed on things to do locally and prices d are happy to give advice!... More 

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Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

I was staying in Deejai backpackers in December 2013. I was backpacking by myself but found it very easy to get to know people and make friends in this hostel. Great atmosphere, good service, nice pool area and free bbq parties in evenings. I had planned to stay for a few days only but stayed for a week instead. I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Decent hostel, downstairs has nice vibe and the local staff are very nice but the old guy with the beard who I think is the manager seems to think every backpacker is a idiot and talks down and patronise's them and was generally unhelpful. We stayed for 3 nights and our room wasn't cleaned once and our bins were overflowing.... More 

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Pai, Thailand
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37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Stayed at Deejai two seperate occasions for a total of 6 days. Pros; fun vibe, great olace to meet travellers and the Garden/Pool/Bar area is fantastic. Great way to relax duringnthe heat of the day and meet people. The Cons; loud party hostel, hot rooms (fan), broken shower, broken sink and no toilet paper. One outlet per room. Had to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We were in a 4 bed dorm, which was basic but ok for few nights stay. Had its own bathroom with cold shower. Quite a big hostel so chance of meeting travellers is high. Would stay again if it were an overnight stop.

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