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The Funky Fish

241/1 M.3 Long Beach (Phra Ae), Ko Lanta 81150, Thailand
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Manila, Philippines
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Has got to be the most basic beach hostel I have been – does its job in terms of affordability and proximity to the beach whose shore is also lined with restaurants and bars Unlike other hostels though which provide some helpful basics, ‘independence’ is sort of promoted here. Upon check-in, I was provided a pillow and a bedsheet so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Our stay here was fine. Nothing amazing to write home about, as previously mentioned, the beds are hard, even by Asian standards and at night all music comes through into the room. I didn't sleep well but then you can sleep all day on the beach, which really is a very nice beach. Literally located a few mins from Long... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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34 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I enjoyed the laid back vibe of this hostel. The dorm rooms are very basic but have all the necessities. One con is the lack of plugpoints. I spent most of my time on long beach which is only a short walk away. Very strong wifi, probably the best wifi I had in my 4 months around South East Asia.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

Funky Fish is away from the bigger crowds and situated in a cool hippy community 1 minute from long beach, and just by bars and restaurant. Rooms are basic and staff aren't that good at English but good value for money.

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Oslo, Norway
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8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

A very basic hostel but also very cheap. 200 bath a night and shared bathrooms in the room, 2 toilets and 2 showerroom. You can rent a towel if you want for 50 bath. They do have bungalows as well. Good area for backpackers and people on a strict budget. There is different food stands in the area that is... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I stayed in a dorm and a bungalow during my stay here. Location wise it is fantastic a 2 minute walk and you are on long beach. The dorms are basic with very hard beds however we all slept pretty well, but the showers are good with strong water and hot! The bungalows are nice if you need or want... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Reading the other reviews I see other people haven't had such a great experience. We stayed in the dorms It's a great location, just in the beach and the restaurant serves lovely food and quickly. It's not badly priced for lanta either. The restaurant next door is a little over priced but is a good place to chill out during... More 

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Freising, Germany
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13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

i did stay in a dorm room and not the bungalows. the dorm was big and very clean. there is no common area which is a minus for being hostel accommodation. and its very noisy till 1am or so, as there is party in one of the bars everyday. the staff did not understand english too well but its ok... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place is great, good location like a 2 minute walk to the beach! Your in the jungle so expect bugs like spiders roaches ants and alike. The beds are OK and they have dorms or bungalows my friends stayed in a bungalow as they were coupled up and I stayed in the dorm. We only wanted to stay one... More 

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Magog, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

On our first night myself and two other girls rented an ac bungalow for 4 nights. The place looked nice and clean. No lockers though. We left for one hour and came back someone had come in through the window and stolen all of our money, passeports, credit cards, cameras and jewellery. The bamboo bars on the window weren't fixed... More 

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