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Hacienda Backpackers

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   99/39 Moo 1 | Ban Tai Road, Ban Tai, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I have never written a review on trip advisor but since I had such a terrible experience I felt It was necessary. Me and my friend booked our accommodation for the full moon party with hacienda backpackers after it was recommended by STA. We made a conscious decision not to book any accommodation on our travels however we had... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We had a great stay at hacienda backpackers, great value for money (with the access to the beach resort). Dribbles sorted every problem for us and was invaluable and extremely amusing/accommodating at all times despite not being up to his usual party form. Keng, Am and Diego were also fantastic staff. I even attended the shiva moon party with Am... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I loved my stay at Hacienda! The staff are so welcoming from the moment I booked (had an email conversation to organise pick up from the port). Dribbles seems to be the resident part animal, and is an absolute legend for organising some great beer pong and getting everybody chatting! We did Full moon party, Jungle Party and a couple... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Matt, Thanks for taking the time to write a great review. It sounds like you had a great time here and it was our pleasure hosting you. Record sales of big bottles of Leo again !!! Cheers Matt, David D. More

Victoria, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Stayed at Hacienda during Songkran and full moon in April. The building itself is clean with big private rooms and also has dorms available. I can't praise the staff enough. Right from the start David at the front desk gave us all the info for the island, showed us to our room, and was willing to help in absolutely anything... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Phillip, Great review from great guests. That was the best Songkran party we ever had, one truely amazing day. We do have some characters working for us and all very much love the recognition. Thanks again from the whole team. David D. More

Victoria, BC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

My boyfriend and I came for the full moon party, and could not have chosen a better place to stay! The location is perfect and the place offers so much from a pool, to scooter rentals, to a great place to eat right next door. The staff here truly make it great :) Dave is so genuine and so helpful;... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Joanna, Thank you very much for the great review. Haxing guests like you make our job so much more enjoyable. You two were so laid back and always chilled out. Dribbles does it again. Cheers from the whole crew. David D. More

Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Originally intended to stay here for 3 or 4 days in January and ended up staying for 3 or 4 weeks instead. Mainly because the staff were awesome, especially Nathan at the backpackers reception. He makes sure everyone is always having a good time. Thanks also to Luke who took me diving. I'll definitely be back.

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hey Buddy, Thanks for the review. You are not the first person to extend their stay for a few weeks and you woh't be the last. Koh Phangan and the Backpackers have that effect on some people, either way it was great having you stay here. Luke said you were a natural in the water. I'm pretty sure we will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Hacienda backpackers was very helpful. They booked hotels and ferry trips for the rest of our trip. Would recommend to everyone!!! I hope that everyone reads this and goes there! The reception people made us feel welcome and spoke Thai to all the people needed. I was very pleased with the outcome

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Gabriella, Thank you very much for this review. As you pointed out, we are not just a hotel but also a full service travel agency. We were more than happy to assist you. Cheers from the whole team. David D. More

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

We first arrived at hacienda expecting a private room which we booked through a travel agent in England. Unfortunately the travel agent made a mistake and we were put in a dorm room. Dave and dribbles at reception really helped us solve the problem and were happy to help. Through tour stay the staff were very friendly and helped us... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Jay, Thank you very much for taking the time to show your appreciation for our efforts. We were very happy to help you out and assist with your travel needs so that you could get on with having a great time. Thanks again from the whole team. David D. More

Victoria Capital Regional District, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014 via mobile

Me and my friend jessica have stayed here twice now and have had the best experience! We stayed back in february for the full moon and david was really looking out for us ladies by not renting us bikes as we had never ridden before. Hes a great owner and laid back to keeo things running and fun. Dribbles is... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Girls, What a great pleasure it was seeing you two rolling up to reception again, Dribbles roars could be heard at the Resort !!! So glad to hear you had a great time again and it really was a treat for us seeing your smiling faces everyday. All the gang here cannot thank you enough for this great review.... More

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13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

My visit here was really meh but that was because of my timing. Went to koh phangan for halfmoon but the hostel was almost empty and the people staying there were not the kind of easy going backpackers I wanted to meet. Last night I slept alone in a 8-person dorm.. Saw lots of big cockroaches there even though the... More

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David D, Guest Relations Manager at Hacienda Backpackers, responded to this review

Hi Melker, Thank you for taking the time to write this review and for your complements. You shojld have gone to reception for a chat about the room issues which we would have rectified immediately and also would have given you some recommendations on things to do. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your holidays. David D. More

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Address: 99/39 Moo 1 | Ban Tai Road, Ban Tai, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan > Ban Tai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hacienda Backpackers 2*
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