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Dancing Elephant Hostel

95/16 Moo 6 | Baantai; Haadrin Village, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013 via mobile

I have stayed in this hostel twice in 2 months now and if I was to ever go back to Koh Phangan, I'd stay here again and again. David, his family and his staff make you stay a quality experience. The location is perfect. Close to shops, restaurants, the beach and great nightlife. Your sure to meet your little 'family'... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

After a mess up with our original booking at a different hostel, we came to Dancing Elephant on a whim at the start of the busy full moon period. We had heard good recommendations about the place beforehand so decided to try our luck for space. We thought this was the best hostel we stayed in, don't be put off... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012 via mobile

If you don't stay here, you will miss half of the full moon experience! It's a great way to meet loads of new, like-minded people! The customer service is excellent and they care about everyone. They will also treat you to a large number of vouchers and deals just for staying there! I have stayed twice and both times it... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

David and his family were very friendly and welcoming to us. We had an excellent stay and sleep which we were surprised about considering we were staying in a 40 person dorm. This hostel in central in the middle of the action yet it quiet. It is extremely clean, the staff are friendly and it is a great place to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

We arrived in Koh Phangan two days before the Full Moon and had booked this hostel through HostelWorld. After getting a wedged boat over from Don Sak pier there were numerous taxis shouting at us asking where we going. Neither me or friend knew where the hostel was exactly but we remembered that it was close to Haad Rin beach... More

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Great hostel with really helpful staff and good location. I stayed here for the full moon party and the atmosphere was awesome. The rooms are not private- I was in a 19 bed mixed dorm and we shared 1 bathroom, but it was clean and you can't ask for much more in terms of full moon party accommodation unless you... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

Right from the start the owner David sits gathers everyone up and gives a short introduction to Koh Phangan. This includes where to get discounts all over Haad Rin and valuable safety tips for surviving the chaos that is full moon. The hostel itself is very clean and constantly cleaned throughout the day and although there is only one toilet... More

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Ko Phangan, Surat Thani, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

We had suuuch a good time at Dancing Elephant !! Do not hesitate to book there for on Full Moon Party period. You will be warmly welcome by David, the funniest French guy ever, he will explain you everything you need to know to make the best of your stay. The hostel is ideally located about 200 meters from the... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The best preparty of the full moonparty was outside and organized by the hostel. We had so much fun, great people were staying there. Cold dorms which were kept clean all the time. Very helpfull staff. I definately will come back here my next full moon party trip and can recommend this to every one.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

Went here for the full moon party and stayed 5 days. Instantly met a bunch of awesome at the guesthouse. I was in a dorm with A/C which was great after the long nights out. The location was also excellent because you didn't hear the noise from the beach parties if you wanted to sleep. David the owner really cared... 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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