We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shiralea Backpackers Resort

2.0 of 5 58/18 Moo 8, Haad Yao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Shiralea Backpackers Resort
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Shiralea Backpackers Resort
Write a Review

412 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    340
    38
    23
    6
    5
See reviews for
14
65
53
Business
0
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (44)
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (412)
  • Mar-May only
    (95)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (112)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (112)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (93)
All months
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was by far my favourite hotel to stay in! Where to start!! The bungalow we stayed in was really nice, very comfy the ac was great! It could of done with a fridge though!! The hammock outside was nice just chilling out watching the palm trees! The bar was great. Food outta this world!! The staff were brilliant and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Jon, Were glad that you chose to stay with us a Shiralea, by the sounds of things we have done our job and you had a great time. Our rooms are basic, but the people that stay in them are extraordinary. Thanks for taking the time to tell others about your experience at the resort and we truly hope... More 

Kagerod, Sweden
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Awesome staff, awesome food, awesome room - You will not be disappointed. I went to a lot of different hotels on my many travels, but I can without a doubt say that the staff here is the best. Friendly, helpful and all of them really do their best to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Which is greatly appreciated.... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Thanks for writing us a review and i'm stoked to hear that you weren't disappointed with your stay. The staff are always trying of make your stay a memorable one, there is nothing to big or small that our dedicated team wont attend to. We hope that you do come back for a visit soon, we'll have a piping... More 

sydney
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Most reviews have read are from backpackers. We stayed for four nights with our two young girls. Its difficult to please everyone but I think they manage it well here. We had a bungalow away from the bar, so nice and quiet.bungalow was basic but that's reflected in the price.Food is great quality and good value. Staff are lovely and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a nice review. Here at Shiralea we try to provide an environment to accommodate every type of guest. Were glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and our service. Thank you for choosing to spend some of your holiday with us and we hope that you and the girls come back... More 

Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed there just 3 days. It is really relaxing place with the great international staff and good, positive vibes. The bungalows are basic but for the price is all you would expected. The are of the resort is very cosy, lot of tress and plants. The bar and restaurant are great. And of course the pool. The backpacker resort... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Bartek, Thanks for the awesome review. Were glad that you chose to spend some time with us at Shiralea. Having great guests around adds to the atmosphere that Back Packers of all types are looking for. We hope that you make it back to the island soon. Regards Shiraela More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this place was recommended to us and we were not disappointing, it had a very fun and chill staff that were a blast. the food was amazing i highly recommend the breakfast. You can test your luck at beer pong, pool side on a hot day :)

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Collin, Thanks for taking the time to write us a great review. I am really glad to hear that you enjoyed your time at Shiralea. We hope that you can make it back some time for a BIG breakfast and a game of beer pong. Kindest regards Shiralea More 

Gloucester, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great couple of days here. It was a bit of a journey from the port, but the staff were helpful and friendly, the rooms were fab and just a short walk to get to the beach. There was a great atmosphere at the bar and there were loads of tours that could be booked as well. Also loved... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Hi Steph, thanks for the great review. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us, and were glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for hanging out with all of us and we hope to see you back for a visit soon. Regards Shiralea More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time I visited Ko Phangan. The first time I stayed near Ban tai. Haad Yao beach near this resort is beautifull, with a lot of restaurants and bars. I liked it better than the beaches near Ban tai. Shiralea is a resort with bungalows and during my stay the dorms were just finished all located in... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write us a review Usama. It was great to have you at the resort over the holiday season. Were very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that you make it back to the island soon, to make some more great memories at Shiralea. Regards Shiralea More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome location, awesome staff, 24 hour pool, great company. The area is the north which is more chilled out than the south but everything can be sorted from that end for transport, stuff to do etc..

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and choosing to spend some of your holiday with us at Shiralea. Its always great to hear that guest have enjoyed their stay. We hope that you come back to visit soon. Regards Shiraela More 

Wellington, New Zealand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved it here. Me and my Partner went as part of a G Adventures tour. It's Beautiful, great service, breakfast is the best! It's so close to the beach and the staff can help organise activities for you.

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review Shiralea. Were very glad that you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope that some day soon you come back to visit us at the resort. There will be a great breakfast waiting for you! Until the Sabi Sabi Regards Shiralea More 

Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is on the northern part of Koh Phangan, with beautiful beaches and nature. The resort is perfect if you want to relax and enjoy your time on the island, away from all the hectics in the south. The bungalows are simple, but nice, if you want to you can have AC. Very cheap. Owners are great and very helpful,... More 

Review collected in partnership with this hotel

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Nathan R, Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the awesome review. It was a pleasure to have you at the resort. Our simple yet comfortable lodgings is just what you need to get back to basics and enjoy the beautiful of Koh Phangan. Were glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back at the resort some time soon. Regards... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Shiralea Backpackers Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Priceline, HostelBookers, Agoda, Despegar.com, HostelWorld, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Shiralea Backpackers Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Shiralea Backpackers Hotel Koh Phangan

156 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (129)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (25)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (17)
Viewed
View from room (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (12)
Viewed
Dining (13)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Other (53)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (27)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Family/play areas (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay