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Dancing Elephant Hostel

95/16 Moo 6 | Baantai; Haadrin Village, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here during the september full moon. Had an awesome time because of the group I was with. Dorms were pretty pricey but yeah you can expect that around the full moon.. pre parties were really good and loved the fact that even though the whole island had a power outage we could still party because of the generator. Staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Theres only one reason to stay here and that's to Party. Without fail every night was a party. Full moon party night obviously the biggest. If you are planning on getting a good sleep this place isn't for you. The owner and his wife were very friendly and truly embraced the party culture. The other staff were super relaxed. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This is a great place to stay as a solo female traveller. It feels safe as everything is locked when you are out at night and to be honest that is all I wanted when travelling on this Island. It was also far enough away from the beach for it to be relatively quiet. The beds are very close together... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

This is definitely a party hostel, you won't get any sleep and the cleanliness leaves a bit to be desired but you can't ask for much more in a hostel in Thailand geared towards the full moon parties. It's in a perfect location. The staff are very helpful and will book tours, etc when you're not too hungover and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Really enjoyed our stay here; the four of us were lucky enough to have our own room with en suite and dining area, so we had somewhere more peaceful to nurse our hangovers! Right in the thick of Haad Rin with only a short 10 min walk to the beach, you could avoid the crowds but still have a good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed in the dancing elephant private rooms which are slightly down the road in a different building. We booked through the dancing elephant as standard though and did not realise this until we arrived. This was probably beneficial as it meant the rooms were probably slightly quieter than had they been located next to the big dorms in Dancing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stayed there for New year 2013 and full moon. Hostel is very basic but great! Owner is very hospitable person, staff always helped me with arranging my leisure. Important to point out that if you are staying in Dancing Elephant you get discounts for few bars and restaurants on Haad Rin. Would definitely recommend for staying to any crazy-party... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

I stayed here for the FMP and Songkran! David who owns the hostel and the staff are really friendly, chatty and really lived up to my expectations. The location is great- far enough from the beach to get a good nights sleep but close enough so that I didn't have to take anything for fmp and just popped back to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed here for Full Moon in February, 2014. Trip Advisor is right to rank this high for party hostels. Pre-drinking for the beach party was tons of fun here, with everyone gathered outside socializing and listening to music. But if I were to do it again, I would come here to party and meet people, but not actually stay... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We (8 backpacking girls) stayed here for Full moon, and the hostel had overbooked accommodation so we were moved to a nearby hostel named Gallery. We had to pay 27$ a night for 2 hours of running water a day, no locks on our door and an open deck which was accessible by the public. Our beds were 5 bunk... More 

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Address: 95/16 Moo 6 | Baantai; Haadrin Village, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Surat Thani
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Number of rooms: 73
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