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Phuket Backpacker

165 Ranong Rd | T. Taladnaue, A. Maung, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room, as we weren't sure whether there would be any party goers raving till the early morning. Room was clean, hostel wasn't very busy, but there are a few good common areas. Staff are nice enough, wifi is good and it's close to Old Phuket Town (which is pretty much all there is to see).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 4 nights and loved it. What made it was so great was the staff, I had double booked accommodation and they let me re arrange my nights which was no problem at all they then let me do 2 nights and go to Phi Phi island and use my 3rd night when I got back. They... More 

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Thank NatalieBrackers
Phuket Town, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015 via mobile

We accidentally turned up a day before we had booked in but luckily they had some room. The guy that showed us around was nice, 4bed dorm is good enough space, although didn't have any room mates for the whole time (4days). The whole place was pretty quiet of people. But it was nice and clean overall, showers could use... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

near the used books store, dining place, and blues bar. if i want to go to bungee jumping place, it was only one time bus drive. also the hotel is distance walking with local market where i loved to taste the local snacks.

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015 via mobile

Only stayed for one night on way to airport. Glad it wasn't any more. Very basic hostel (but we weren't expecting much for the money.) showers were cold and water smelled very bad, and "rooms" were incredibly hot. Staff turn air con on at 10pm - which after a long day does nothing to chase out the heat and humidity.... More 

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Medway, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Worst hostel I've ever stayed in! My partner and I checked into a four bed dorm, in the morning I woke up with bites all over my back and legs, at first I thought perhaps it was mosquito bites but later that night I woke up to find a bed bug crawling over me, I turned on the light to... More 

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Beaufort, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

It has been so many time in Phuket always stay in this back packer it is just convenient just few metre from the bus stop to go on the beach, a walking distance from the bus stop to airport, plenty restaurant and shoping next door to the 7/11 , if you need a tattoo there is a good one next... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

I checked in to a 4 bed dorm at this hostel for one night around 10pm after a late flight. Went to bed around midnight & woke up at 2 am itching all over my body, turned on the light to find my bed crawling with bed bugs!!! It was disgusting. Woke my boyfriend up and he also had bed... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Me and a group of 9 others stayed here from 23rd-27th June 2015. It is without a doubt the best hostel I have ever been to, with comfy beds and clean and tidy rooms. Most of the rooms are on the ground floor too which means it's perfect for those with big rucksacks! The lobby area is a great place... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The accommodation was OK, no so good no so bad. It is cheap so consequently the quality is OK. But we are writing here because the customer service has been horrible. First of all they do not accept card even in the website says that they do it. We tried to speak with them about it but they were not... More 

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