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Patong Backpacker Hostel

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140 Taweewong Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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Ranked #23 of 162 Specialty Lodging in Patong
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  • Location
    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 1 week ago

Stayed here for two nights and thoroughly enjoyed my time there. Mama was so funny and was always looking to get you involved and keep you happy. She offers great service and even lets you bring your own drink into the hostel! Great place to also meet likewise travellers!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At such a low cost, this quiet hostel was great and just far enough away from Bangla street to be easy to sleep. A couple minutes walk and we would be in the heart of the busy street with plenty of shopping and food and bars. Some of the staff at the desk didn't speak great English, but Mama was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Excellent hostel! I felt very welcome, the staff and other guests were really friendly. Mama, you are hilarious! "1 million baht!!" The common area was very relaxing and perfect for meeting new people. 5 minute walk to Patong beach and Bangla road. I would stay again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Absolutely amazing atmosphere, incredibly clean And "Mama" was out of this world! I don't think I've ever been this far away from home and felt this comfortable! I absolutely can't wait until I travel back to Thailand just so that I can make a stop back in Patong and see Mama again! Definitely the place to stay to meet other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

Had a great time here! The beach is a minute away and everything is right there. Mama is amazing and will crack you up. She's also the biggest sweetheart, she brought me to the market and we made papaya salad for everyone.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Arrived late at night and discovered bed bugs in our first room. We were convinced to go to another room that had not be used in a long time. This room was also riddled with bed bugs. 3/6 of us slept in the lobby. Momma is a lovely women and excellent host, but she is completely unaware of how bad... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This hostel was located very close to Patong beach as it stated which was nice. It was also right around the corner from Bangla road so it was perfect going out at night and having an easy walk home. The hostel itself was just ok. They do a very good job at keeping it clean, there is A/C in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Mama is the best, if you get to know her. i met a lot of backpackers there, very friendly.... if you stay there you wont regret!! Mama makes you feel like home, she is awesome! the hostel is one block away from the beach and half block from Bangla street, in other words, location is perfect, excellent wi fi and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Stayed here for one night, we were going to stay longer but as soon as we arrived we decided we wanted to leave as soon as possible. When we were sat waiting for our room people in the social area all of the people there were discussing how many bed bug bites they had gotten there! And when we got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Does anyone know the name or number of the tattooist down stairs? his name was nom. He was very good tattooist and very good man. Please help, Want to stay again if I can contact him. He was right down stairs next to massage

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