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Backpacker Samui Hostel
191/13 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand   |  
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4.5 of 5 stars 90 Reviews
toulouse
1 review
“Excellent backpacker”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

This backpacker is very good located, it's in the center of Chaweng.
It's the best backpacker if you want to enjoy the nightlife of Chaweng or go to the beach by walk, with other backpackers. Dont miss this hostel if you go to samui.
The manager is very nice and very helpful.

It was a very nice hollyday.
Florian, from Toulouse

  • Stayed July 2013, 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Great hostel for meeting people. As a single traveller I liked the two lounge areas. Most of us would buy beers and the family mart just down the street and sit outside for a bit before we headed to the clubs or bars. Great location in relation to the beach and main strip. Staff was amazing and Ricky was always able to recommend good places to go (not just in Ko Samui either).

Stayed November 2013, traveled solo
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Union, New Jersey
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3 hotel reviews
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Was in Samui for the Full Moon Party. This was a great little hostel. The beach is literally a 2 minute walk away and the restaurants and nightlife is almost just as close. The owner was great in organizing the whole full moon trip for everyone staying at the hostel and giving us tips of where to go. The hostel also has a new kitchen area downstairs with an excellent cook. She made me a delicious lunch everyday for a price far cheaper than I can get anywhere else on the island, a great added service.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I stayed in Backpacker Samui Hostel for 4 nights during November 2013. I was travelling alone & keen to make friends and this was the perfect place to do so. Very clean with very friendly & accomodating staff, especially the owner who was always around to help. Location is perfect with the beach & night life areas just a 5 minute walk away. Food is amazing & very good value for money, something that is rare in the Chaweng tourist business. Would definitely recommend this hostel to anyone anyone coming to Samui.

Room Tip: Free drinkable water for guests, a great bonus for staying here!
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  • Stayed November 2013, 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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Mississauga, Canada
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

Great location, value for money and Ricky was great at making you feel welcome. Met a great bunch of people who I enjoyed partying and living in Koh Samui! Would definitely go back again. Great movie area and selection of movies. Very safe and secure as well as they lock up everything and give you keys to get yourself in.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

the best backpacker hostel in samui, very good location and price, confortable, clean, really nice people and staff, good food, very good wi-fi connection witch is rare in Thaïland lol and a big flat screen on the first floor for watching movies, i loved it big fun, i will come again for sure during the FULL MOON YEAAHHH!!!!

Room Tip: all 2 rooms are perfect :)
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  • Stayed September 2013, 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

A brilliant location near all restaurants and the beach we only stayed in koh samui for the full moon party so three days. The hostel was very clean and tidy the in house chef cooked some amazing dishes, but the host Ricky B went out of his way to help even joining us for the full moon party making sure every one knew how to get the cheapest drinks and the best bargains would deffo recommend to anyone looking for a fun hostel with a brilliant vibe and clean spacious rooms

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Additional Information about Backpacker Samui Hostel

Address: 191/13 Moo 2, Chaweng, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut > Chaweng
Hotel Style:
Ranked #4 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Chaweng
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Our location is a perfect base for those looking to explore all that the city has to offer. Backpacker Samui Hostel is surrounded by many famous attractions, cultural hotspots, shops, night life, and we have our own stunning bar.We aim to offer something for everyone. All of our clean and spacious dorm-style rooms are en-suite. With a 24 hour reception, and no curfew, there's even more time to get to know Koh Samui. ... more   less 
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