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Kool Backpacker Hostel

31 Bangla Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hostel! Only stayed here a night but it was great. Reception staff are really nice and welcoming, it is really clean! It's the only hostel where I've felt comfortable enough to walk around bare feet. Toilets and showers are extremely clean and corridors are spacious. They also have a common room which is great! Also, the location is spot... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at Kool backpackers on three separate occasions. It is genuinely really fun and sociable as well as clean. It also has an excellent chill out area and good drink deals. On the other hand the beds are incredible creaky and the rooms are basic and sometimes noise from the strip can come through. Overall really fun place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hostel is in the centre of the Main Street so good location if you are there for nightlife and only a few mins walk away from Patong beach. Definitely do not recommend if you want to relax as it's not quiet. Really good air conditioned rooms and big beds. Bathrooms are great in comparison to most showers in Thailand hostels... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Stayed here in May 2014. The hostel is located on the Main Street so it's convenient to get to from the airport. This does mean it's loud but it's something that I was happy to live with. The hostel may seem difficult to find but once you see it it's obvious that it's there. The staff were reasonably friendly and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Totally agree that Kool Backpackers is very sociable: the bar is very reasonably priced and the lounge area makes it very easy to meet people. However the room was sub-standard. The noise from construction work outside (which looks like it will be going on for a while) was unbearable - if like me you need a long lie after a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The hostel is placed right in the middle of the strip, so unless you are a heavy sleeper like me beware of the thriving nightlife. The bathrooms are a bit of a walk away however are clean with powerful warm/hot showers. The lobby has a TV playing various movies which I found was always full of backpackers enjoying a movie.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Amongst the top 2 hostels in Thailand I stayed in. In the heart of Patong, on Bangla road, near to the beach, the nightlife is amazing, and on the doorstep, yet the rooms are offset and therefore you can't hear anything. The dorms are pretty standard with aircon, and the rest of the place really well done, with a really... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

if u like party this is the perfect hostal !!! nice stuff, nice people, nice buckets, restrooms, rooms, and living. I had a great time here !!! my english is not that perfect but also the people was really nice !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The hostel is a little hidden on the main bar street in Patong, you may have to ask someone to point the way, but it's very close to two 7-11s and lots of bars! In the evening people drink at tables just outside the front door of the hostel and it's a great, friendly atmosphere with cheap buckets during happy... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

If you are on a budget trip.. This is where you have to stay... Have the same price as normal hostels in Patong , but this is completely new hostel so everything looks clean and nice. The ambient at the hostel can't be better, have a lobby where everybody watch movies and a pool table. Its noisy all night because... More

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Address: 31 Bangla Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
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in the middle of bangla night life road just second to walk to patong beach frontcentre of all entertainment in patong beach the best location of Within the Kool backpacker hostel you will find yourself at the heart of the action of PatongÂ’s most vibrant street Soi Bangla, yet just two minutes from the beach. Inside, we've captured the electrifying with modern and exciting finishings, quirky lighting design and music systems. Up on the roof sits Climax, one of PhuketÂ’s most ... more   less 
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