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“Chilled hostel, friendly owners, great value” 5 of 5 stars
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Samui Backpacker Hotel
76/1 Moo. 4, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand   |  
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Ranked #2 of 64 Specialty lodging in Bophut
Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Chilled hostel, friendly owners, great value”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

One of the best backpacker hostels I've ever stayed in. Rooms are spacious and spotless. Owners are lovely people - both extremely helpful and friendly. Beach just across the road. Scooters available to rent. I would definitely stay here again

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here with 7 of my friends for New Year's Eve for 4 nights and if your looking for somewhere worth the money, close to all the attractions, amazing service, safety and cleanliness this is the place!! From the moment we got there Richie (the owner) took care of everything from lockers to where to eat to even a tour of where to go! You can rent scooters here cheapest price on the island super laid back and met some amazing people whilst staying there. Whether your looking to chill or party hard this place is perfect to stay at! Made our stay memorable and special! Wouldn't have picked any other place you gotta check it out go there for one night and you won't wanna stay anywhere else! Loved it thanks Samui backpacker and thanks Richie for the hospitality! Perfect location! Hit it!!!!

  • Stayed December 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

classy backpacker hotel, good value and location. great social and lounge area with pool table, music system and table tennis. scooters available to rent also, honest, trustworthy and friendly owners. will stay again.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Great location for travel to other islands and Full Moon parties. Many restaurants, bars and shops on the doorstep. Beach a few hundred meters away. Clean and comfortable dorms and a great social and chilled feel to the place. Most certainly would recommend it, ticked all the boxes.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Just enjoyed a couple of nights stay here and I was very impressed! The dorms are big and airy, there's a great outdoor space to chill in with a pool table and ping-pong! The beach is like 2 minutes away, and there are plenty of places to eat and drink very close by, the nearest place The Coffee Cup makes the best Thai curry I've had!
Highly recommended!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ko Samui, Thailand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

I've never been very impressed with dorm style accommodation but Samui Backpacker Hotel keeps it both classy and laid back. Nice bunks, comfy mattresses, air-con and strong hot showers. Great chill out area with a day bed for lounging, picnic style seating area, bbq and a game room for epic ping pong and pool show-downs. Convenient location, just a short walk from Bangrak beach and the ferry to Koh Phangan and a 10 minute taxi to Chaweng Beach. Friendly local staff and the English owner, Richie, is always around making sure guests enjoy themselves. This guy recommends it.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

All positives!

Went to Samui Backpacker Hotel with my girlfriend in Jan 2014 as part of out RTW trip. It was clean and owners/staff were really friendly and helpful and the internet connection is more than good enough.

Unlike a lot of places on Kho Samui, the hot water is actually hot!! It has a good social vibe so you'll prob get to know some cool people if you stay there.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Samui Backpacker Hotel

Address: 76/1 Moo. 4, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 64 Specialty lodging in Bophut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our modern backpacker hotel offers a cheap but also quality place to stay. It is located in Bangrak which has lots of bars, restaurants and shops. If your thinking of heading to the Full Moon Party we are only a 2 minute walk to the Full Moon Party Pier. Includes free: wifi, air con, hot shower, pool table, table tennis. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Samui Backpacker Hotel Ko Samui/Bophut

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