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Shiralea Backpackers Resort

2.0 of 5 58/18 Moo 8, Haad Yao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wicklow, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little spot in a quiet area but not to far from anything either. Nice pool, rooms and bar. The staff are what really makes it. A group of friends who are so friendly and willing to drop whatever they are doing to help you. Very chilled and laid back. I'm not sure if that has anything to do with... More

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Coly, Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your stay. If you're ever on the island again, come and share a beer with the familiar faces here at Shiralea. until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here as part of a Contiki tour recently and I loved this place. The food was awsome and reasonably priced with a wide choice of thai and western. The areas to relax were great, especially the TV area with the huge bean bags. There is a really great atmosphere here especially with the bambooski shots and bell at... More

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Lisa, Glad you enjoyed your stay at Shiralea! Sorry about the temperature in the rooms, if you're ever on the Island again and decide to stop at Shiralea, we keep a set of duvet's behind the bar if needed. Always a pleasure having such fun guests, you guys definitely gave the Bambooski a run for its money! Until next time,... More

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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at Shiralea as part of a Contiki tour. Set in a nice area, close to the beach. The bungalows are basic but just what you need. The food was lovely and the drinks menu was amazing! Be prepared for a messy time with the shot bell and bambooski stick.. Drinks deals every night.

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Vicky, Glad you enjoyed yourself! the two guy bartenders remember you, and wanted to say they had a great time serving you guys! If your ever on the island again, swing by Shiralea and challenge the guys to a game of beer pong! until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Shiralea resort for 7 nights and did not want to leave! The friendly and wild staff make your stay at Shiralea an inconceivable experience and would recommend it to any party goers who want to get loose and have a good time.

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Steven, Glad you enjoyed your stay here at Shiralea. If you're ever on the island again, swing by Shiralea and we'll be sure to keep the party going! until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, amazing staff who are super friendly and always up for a laugh and good time. The grounds are beautiful and well laid out. Nice rooms with aircon. Super close to the beach and great bars/restaurants. Highly recommend this haven on Koh Phangan! Only good times to be had!

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Katie, Thanks for your kind words! The staff remember you staying here, and wanted to say how much of a pleasure it was to have you and your bunch of friends! Please swing by Shiralea next time you're on the island! Until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

cornwall
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've just got home after my fifth year of staying at shiralea backpacker resort! I love this place, it's a little piece of paradise just tucked away 70m off e beach. Every year I go back and stay at least a week after my travels round Asia as the accommadation and staff are fab! I stay in the budget bungalows... More

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Buttons, Thank you for your kind words, always a pleasure having you stay. Looking forward to seeing you again next year. until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

Athens, Greece
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We stayed in Shiralea for 3 nights, during our visit and tour in Thailand. The whole is resort is awesome, clean surroundings and a nice central bar/reception/restaurant/relax place. The huts we stayed were nice but they could be nicer. The toilet/Shower room was not so good, and the room was not air conditioned and poorly cleaned. There was only an... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I stayed here as part of a tour. I would never have chosen this resort if I had the option. It was disgusting. Literally a hole in a wall kind of place. I suggest spending some extra money and staying at a resort where you will not run into any problems. We had many problems at this resort. A) The... More

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Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

All pictures that you see could not describe its true beauty. You have to experience it for yourself. The place is amazing, the staff is more than friendly (becomes like family), the food is.... Well taste for yourself.... I rate Shiralea with 100% all round. Oh yes don't forget, have to have a messsaaaaaage everyday.

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Riaaz, Thank you for your kind words, we are glad you enjoyed your stay! Next time you come around the island, stop by Shiralea, the masaaaage girls will be waiting! Until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I stayed here with a friend on a holiday tour and the guys who ran this resort were amazing. Really friendly, great food, cheap prices, own pool, music and all round good atmosphere! Also had a laundry service which was handy after traveling the islands! Air con in the rooms, comfy beds.

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Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Fiona, Glad you enjoyed your stay! You guys were a blast, and definitely knew how to party! Come see us again if you're ever on the island! Until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

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Additional Information about Shiralea Backpackers Resort

Address: 58/18 Moo 8, Haad Yao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Shiralea Backpackers Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 18
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