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Shiralea Backpackers Resort

2.0 of 5 58/18 Moo 8, Haad Yao, Ko Phangan, Thailand
#12 of 218 hotels in Ko Phangan
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Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Cheshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like to hang by the pool, eat good food, meet new cool people and party during the night - Shiralea has everything you need! The rooms are nice and clean, but most of your time will probably be spent in the common area. The staff is superfriendly and helpful at all times. Especially the italian/australian guy (Stev?), he... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff were really friendly and helpful with most of them being from Australia and New Zealand. Also at night they were more then happy to get drunk with you. The atmosphere is everything you want from a stay at Koh Phangan and would definitely recommend staying here if you're doing the full moon parties. I've already booked to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been beyond pleased with Shiralea during my stay with contiki. Perfect for young people and those up for a fun yet relaxing time. The staff were helpful and friendly always! I cannot recommend this place more!!! Thanks to all at the resort for making this a wonderful stay

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Great Western, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I came here with contiki and it was party central. The staff were bloody fantastic! The food was awesome. Drinks were also awesome. Rooms were clean and basic. I stayed during a full moon party. The before party was epic and the staff went out of their way to ensure the safety of us at the full moon.Yes it's 40mins... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I stayed here 3 nights as part of a Contiki Tour and as soon as we entered the place I felt welcomed. The staff are very friendly and the surroundings are amazing. The pool was salt water, this usually would annoy me, but it was well filtered and relaxing. We where here during a full moon party, so they allowed... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I picked Haad Yao based on a previous trip of it being relaxing and a quieter part of the island. The staff were very welcoming and friendly at all times. The location is great, very close to the beach and the main roads for getting around the island. There is a 7-11 and a travel shop nearby. The facilities are... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

We went to the island in between parties and even though everywhere else was pretty dead Shiralea still had a bit of a buzz going on. It's clean, modern and stylish with good facilities. The staff are a lovely bunch of guys and the food is good value and tasty. Nice pool and great value simple rooms - 500 for... More

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Elgin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I'm going to start with the only downside of this awesome place which is the location, if you're going to the full or half moon party then you're gonna need to get a taxi there or do what we did and rent mopeds, it's miles away and takes about half an hour by moped to get to say the full... More

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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*
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Set on the stunning tropical island of Koh Pha Ngan - home to Thailand's famous 'full moon party' - Shiralea is a boutique resort designed to be a backpackers paradise. Welcome to a 'flashpacking' experience. Shiralea was built by a group of travellers who wanted a haven to return to. With a focus on 'good times' we created a friendly and vibrant atmosphere which puts our guests immediately at ease. Shiralea is a place where strangers become friends, we designed the resort with a social aspect which sets us apart, our guests love how they can do exactly what they want at Shiralea- whether that be a crazy night at the bar or a quiet one watching movies. Shiralea is the ideal spot to set up for a few days you'll never forget. Located 1 minutes walk from the beautiful Haad Yao beach. Our resort has all the creature comforts you could want and we cater for all budgets - hot showers, comfortable beds, wall-mounted fan or air conditioned bungalows, an ensuite in each bungalow and your own balcony with a hammock. In addition to our 30 bungalows, we have great facilities to keep you entertained, including a restaurant that offers delicious and well priced Thai and Western meals, a great bar, free wifi, large swimming pool with Jacuzzi and poolside bar, movie lounge, a games room with pool table and a massage hut. Shiralea has everything you need to enjoy your 'flashpacking' experience, but it's the memories that our guests treasure. Lose yourself in the fine art of doing nothing or celebrate balmy nights dancing into the wee hours with new friends. Our staff always welcome our guests with open arms, so all you need to do is bring a bag of basics and a smile. We invite you to join the fun. Book your stay with Shiralea. ... more   less 
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