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Hard Road Hostel

2.0 of 5 111 Moo 1, Ban Tai Road, Ko Phangan 84260, 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
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

After a bad experience in a hostel down the road we were feeling anti-phangan and ready to leave.. Then we walked down the road and found this heaven! It's literally a backpackers resort, we instantly took up their offer of pay for three nights get two free, so within being in the hostel ten minutes we had gone from wanting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second time back at hard road cafe, we came here in 2014 and loved it so we came back again. The place is fantastic and the staff are awesome. Dylan and Jeremie make you feel so welcome. Great atmosphere, not like some hostels where no one talks to you. everyone is friendly! Good facilities, good food, good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good hostel for those who don´t want to spend very much on accommodation. The dorm rooms for 100-200 baht are clean, and so are the washrooms with hot shower. They also have a bar, lots of sport / game offers, scooter rental, laundry service,... Due to the bar and large commmon area, it´s very easy to meet people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

How could anyone complain? Swimming pool, tick, free pool tables, tick, ping pong, tick, free drinks on arrival and affordable rooms, tick, tick, tick. Cannot recommend this hostel enough. Very helpful staff and extremely social atmosphere. Well done to whoever came up with the idea of hard road hostel!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Staying there over new years I think 50% more than the going rate of hostels in the region is fair, but they charged nearly triple the price of our Bangkok hostel. We booked a room for 4 people as there we were 4 travellers and we thought it would be nice to have a room to ourselves. The mattresses were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Second time around- this place is better than home. It's beautiful to see such a well run hostel where each and every legend that works there takes so much pride in their work. Amazing atmosphere, clean facilities, chicken and cheese paninis, organized activities. CHEERS.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The place is just great! They have an easy laundry service where you just put laundry in a bag they provide and they launder it for you. They sell beer, food, cocktails, they have a pool, books, a cinema. And the guys are always helpful with whatever you need. I got to borrow a phone for a domestic call to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I feel bad writing such a harsh review about this place given I met so many great people and Jeremie was nice enough, however I feel that an honest review of this hostel needs to be written. I stayed at this place over the New Years period and this place was without a doubt one of the worst and most... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 via mobile

The staff at both Hard Road Cafe and Hard Road Villas have appalling attitude. I stayed at the villas which were not only further down from the main hostel but kind of ignored. Our room didn't have running water and the staff would constantly come in whenever they pleased to use the toilet. There is one toilet and one shower... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I was afraid to get a loud hostel filled with douchbags because of this island fame. However, since I was not there during any moon event the place was quiet (a little too quiet actually). The staff was nice and helped us any time we needed. We had free welcome drinks and our room had A/C. The price was very... More 

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Address: 111 Moo 1, Ban Tai Road, Ko Phangan 84260, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hard Road Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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