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Dancing Elephant Hostel

95/16 Moo 6, Baan Tai Haadrin Village, Surat Thani 84280 Thailand See on map
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good time and met some good people. The staff are the best we have come across of all the places we have stayed in Thailand , perfectly balanced between not being too full on and making you feel part of the family. All...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

Me and two mates stayed for 5 nights in the run up to the full moon party at the end of October. When we got dropped off outside the hostel after a diabolical 15hour journey from Bangkok, we were probably 30seconds away from heading off...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Abs A
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Good food (with a lot of specials) and very good drinks. Really nice and clean dorm rooms & bungalows. Super nice, helpful & friendly staff & guests. The hostel is directly at the beach. What do you need more? Best choice ever 😊.

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Jasmin A
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here during Full Moon Party and during the month, both experiences were awesome! The location is perfect, on the beach with an awesome bar and restaurant only 10mins away from the craziness, the pre parties leading up to full moon were so much...More

Date of stay: May 2018
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Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

I stayed here during the full moon party and couldn’t of picked a better place to stay, right on the beach! Met some amazing people in the hostel, definitely great for solo travellers and the staff are lovely! Very welcoming and will help you as...More

Date of stay: February 2018
Thank Chloe H
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DANCING ELEPHANT #1 PARTY HOSTEL is glad to offer a first advice: To fully enjoy the Full Moon festival we highly recommend to arrive Full Moon D-5. You come for a music festival, don't you? Every night, from the More sunset to the dawn, warm up party, party and after party! DANCING ELEPHANT warm-up are famous, we are connected with all the major island's parties, like Jungle Experience, Maya, Sramanora...Every full moon festival we welcome international DJ's with their incredible sounds! DANCING ELEPHANT #1 PARTY HOSTEL is proposing a range of packages, suitable for all. Please take a tour on our packages page. Six years ago DANCING ELEPHANT was the first and ORIGINAL hostel in Koh Phangan. Ever since its inception it's one of the best around. Located in the heart of Haad Rin village we located very close to the famous Full Mon Party beach, Haadrin sunrise beach. You will find in the immediate surrounding shops, restaurants, massage parlors, medical center and motorbike rental shops. Our hostel is only a 2 min walk away from the FULL MOON PARTY beach. The pier 250 meters away. Whether you are traveling by yourself or with friends Dancing Elephant is the best place to meet new people and have the time of your life. Our dorms are air conditioned, comfortable and have good sized mattresses. Hot shower, hi-speed Wifi, laundry(included in the packages), 50" TV + hundreds of movies, night guard, 2 bars (in and outdoor) + animations, DJs, 3 wifi networks, travel desk, Thai and foreigner staff speaking English, proximity with the beach, deposit boxes...Travel and activities desk, Thai and international staff speaking English. In case you are traveling as a couple we also have double beds that you can book. All year round we provide the whole facilities package. Our mission is to ensure that you have the best possible time ever which is why on arrival you will receive our legendary briefing which will give you all the information you need to make your stay unforgettable and safe. We will also be happy to answer any other questions you have about the island or your onward travels. . So if it is a clean and safe (lockers, night auditor, CCTV) hostel with an exciting, entertaining, fun and friendly atmosphere that you are looking for Dancing Elephant is where you need to be. Hope to see you soon!! Check in: 11 am till late Check out: 12 pm noon Minimum stay: 5 nights for full moon week 7 nights for new year. Payments terms: 50% prepayment for full moon week and the balance due on arrival * No pre payment = no confirmed booking. No show = no refund Please cancel a full 7 days prior to arrival Less
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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$6 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Surat Thani
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
$6 - $16 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Surat Thani
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David S
October 22, 2018|
Response from 34,935 | Property representative |
Hi David, The Dancing Elephant No.1 Party hostel is closed since we moved to Baantai,on the beach. All the best David
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"Get the room with the fishes and the carrot on the wall"
Nov 5, 2018
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"40-bed dorm is fun!"
Apr 7, 2016
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"Doubles, twins, triples basically budget hotel rooms. Didn't see dorms but heard they're excellent...."
Mar 28, 2016
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"i would differently stay in the 40bed dorm the beds are more comply and you have walls between the beds..."
Jan 3, 2016
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