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Shiralea Backpackers Resort

2.0 of 5 58/18 Moo 8, Haad Yao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
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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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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We still rave about Shiralee nearly a year on from our stay. Yes it is a backpackers, but if you are anything like me you like a few home comforts and a good nights sleep every now and again, then Shiralee is your place. We had so much fun here an met some really nice people. It is a nice... More

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Backpacker groups flocked here. However if you arent in the group, your out of the circle. The accommodations were basic and the pool was dirty, the food was good but the place was not even close to worth the cost. Considering it's 45 minutes from the full moon party you'd be better off else where.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here early 2014 and I have such great memories I had to come write a review! The restaurant and menu offered food that was super tasty with western and Asian options, The swimming pool and the grounds created a surprisingly beautiful setting. The hut we stayed in was clean, airy, beds where comfy etc. Really close walk to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An awesome place to chill out for a few days or even for weeks! The staff are really friendly and welcoming and the facilities are awesome. The pool is great and the beach and small shops/restaurants/scooter hire are 2 mins walk away. The bar has the best food available - don't even have to leave the resort really! If you... More

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

Roz, Thanks for your response! Glad you enjoyed your time at Shiralea, hope to see you again sometime soon! Until next time, Sabai Sabai! More

Wicklow, Ireland
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

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 September 21, 2014

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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

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 September 17, 2014

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

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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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