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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night, the rooms are small, but cute, pool table, bar, there's also a flat screen large TV with surround sound so nice to chill out and watch movies, Phuket town is really cheap as well so I would recommend, had no problems here nice people, good to stay for a night or two :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Great, quiet place to stay. Stayed one night before the islands and easily booked my return ferry from reception. Really clean and tidy, friendly staff. Not many guests were staying - maybe due to low season?? But would definitely recommend if you need a good nights sleep.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I would give this place a higher rating but the beds are infested with bed bugs. I stayed on the 5th July 2016 and I found several bugs crawling on my bed and I got bitten really severely. I had bites all down my arm, on my legs and on my back. The staff let me change beds and was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

We got here late and was looking for somewhere to stay, stumbled upon Phuket back packers. The first night we payed for a private room as we just wanted to wind down after 18 hours travelling. The private room was nice but there was only a curtain between the room and bathroom which was a little unusual luckily we are... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

As there teenage backpackers our standards weren't too high, but we found this place disappointing! Were shown to a private room which seemed great, until we noticed some obvious problems! There were no curtains or even curtain rails and no bathroom door. Fortunately we're good friends, but i dont think anyone needs to hear other people using the bathroom... just... More 

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United kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

The place was okay. However NEVER RENT a moped from this place. They look for faults in the moped even when there is no faults and charge over 1000 and blackmail you into paying it or they will not give you your passport back. This is very dangerous, and even if you offer to go to a garage to fix... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Great location, very kind and friendly staff. Tons of information. KINDNESS & HELP. Clean place. A very good deal. Very soft environment, small inner garden. Close to a small bus station and markets. Friendly guest.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

For $30 a night for a private room you can't expect many additional amenities, however this hostel lacked basic cleanliness. The lobby was clean and great for chilling out or getting a drink. The staff were great and very helpful in giving directions or booking ferries. But the private rooms were not on the same level. The sheets and pillow... More 

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Ibiza, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

i have stayed here twice and both times were great, very clean, friendly staff in fact they remembered my name the second time as i walked through the door. its close to a few bars and shops and has nice cinema room if you wanna chill with a movie and a beer! only complaint is the blankets dont keep you... More 

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Clonmel, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The staff are very nice and there was no issue with check in or laundry service during our stay.We had an issue with the door in our room,it was broken and had to be slid open and closed and would also not lock.other rooms seemed to have the same issue.We stayed in a 4 bed dorm,the bed was comfortable however... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just opened: Contemporary Thai / Chinese fusion boutique hostel, conveniently located in the centre of Phuket town. Great value with sophistication! Very welcome to Phuket Backpacker. We are centrally located in the bustling heart of Phuket Town. A town rich with Thai culture & history. We offer a home away from home. With our newly renovated property we offer our guests clean & comfortable accommodation set in a contemporary boutique Asian fusion style. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phuket Backpacker

Address: 165 Ranong Rd | T. Taladnaue, A. Maung, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Phuket > Phuket Town
Price Range: $11 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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Phuket Backpacker Phuket Town
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