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2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   87 Utarakit Rd. Paknam | Maung, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

4 of us stayed for 2 nights. We didnt book and just walked in, we were told to wait a while to see who checked out and luckily we managed to get a room! Great wifi (Best of our trip around thailand). Good atmosphere around the hostel! Would recommend to anyone!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed with my girlfriend for 2 nights at either side of our stay on Phi Phi. Beds are very comfy and sturdy and the storage space underneath is perfect for large bags and secure if you bring a padlock. The AC is off during the day but at night it cools it down if you have it on the right... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently stayed for one night here. Was busy when we arrived but checked in ok and the rooms were nice for what you pay. When checking out I only received half my key deposit back as they said I received 2 keys when in actual fact only received one. The staff then proceeded to start a shouting match in the... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I came back to Pak Up after 1st stay was 3 years ago. The maintainance of dorms bed are not well taken care off. The woods are flaking. The storage space are great under beds, huge enough to fit 2 rucksacks. Just get them sweep beneath atleast once a week. The dirt was soo thick. Was in Geography Room, Level... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great infrastructure!! Really comfortable, with large beds and lockers, clean, with helpful staff, provides pretty much all you need (information, tours, transport, etc), close to good places to eat and affordable. Definitely of the best hostels I've stayed.

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hostel. Really spacious. Great dorms wth comfy beds (the top beds are quite high though), huge lockers, great and many showers, one rooftop bar with live music & bar + another bar downstairs with pool table & games organised almost every night. Its the place to be, in fact all backpackers staying at other hostels come here at night... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed here in May 2014, this was the first hostel we stayed in and choose the private room, the room is Very basic, bed and space to put your backpack but no complaints! There is a big laundry area to Hang washing and also à tumble dryer which is handy. The toilet and shower area is... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great lockers, great beds, great service for trips, laundry available. Best hostel this side of the planet. I definitely recommend this place as a base camp for traveling around the Krabi area. There are many tours available. You can just chill at the night market down the street for dinner after a long day of tours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well situated near restaurants, shops, bars, laundrettes, massage and spas, the mangroves, airport, this is a great, fun hostel with plenty of loungy space inside and out, day and night. Coin operated internet available, although cheaper in nearby internet cafes. Bar on roof gets pretty rowdy some nights. Transport and trips can be booked from reception. Rooms are spacious and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Awesome place to stay in Krabi. Very sociable place, organised staff, clean rooms and good bathroom facilities. Huge lockable trunks under each bunk bed. Fan and AC in rooms - too cold sometimes! Live band is great on rooftop bar but the party continues nightly until about 5/6am. Still managed a good nights sleep and for 220 baht a night... More

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Address: 87 Utarakit Rd. Paknam | Maung, Krabi Town 81000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Pak-Up Hostel 2*
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Pak-Up Hotel Krabi Town
Pak-Up Hostel Krabi, Thailand

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'Once you come to Pak Up, you will never want to pak up.' If you are looking for a top notch hostel within accessible distance to all of Krabis' famous attractions while paying a budget price then you are at the right place! At Pak Up, we work hard to ensure every detail is right and the place is spotlessly clean, beds are comfy while providing all the best nightlife Krabi Town has to offer within our safe and secure premises. While still relatively new, we have been constantly recommended and commended on all hostel websites, this year being classed as top three in Asia 2013 by Hostelbookers. Pak Up management strives to go from strength to strength, keeping up with all the new global trends in the world of hostels and budget travel. When you arrive, you will notice this is nothing like the run of the mill hostel you will typically find in SE Asia. As a former school, the hostel is themed accordingly room by room and is in a loft style oversized setting. All our rooms are set to the same standard, with international plugs, reading lights, under-bed lockers and 3.5 ft beds. From the ground floor reception, to the fourth floor Top-Up Bar (Sky Bar) and back down to the increasingly famous 'Playground' downstairs, this place is designed to impress. During the day you will be able to either take advantage of the many tours available at our reception desk or just chill out on one the many terraces dotted all over the hostel. Our tour desk offers a seamless way to see everything in Krabi at a reasonable price and you will never be left stranded anywhere. Our staff are trained to make sure you avoid stress. At night, well that's another matter all together! Playground, as the name suggests, is a place for big kids like us to socialize, drink, play, and generally acquire great memories along with great friends from day one. The staff and in house entertainers will strive to offer the very best in hostel entertainment with great deals on whenever you care to visit our bars. Our 'Playground' is currently the only place in south east asia to offer regular Jelly Wrestling with a dedicated pit and commentaries. Top-Up bar, with its panoramic views, superb mixologists and breezy feel, is a place to escape after a long day travelling. ... more   less 
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