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Shiralea Backpackers Resort

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Tokyo, Japan
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Shiralea was a great hostel to stay in! Kept clean all the time, safe storage lockers that fit any bag in. Bathrooms kept nice and clean, only took a few hours to clean after hundreds of flies found their way in there. Staff friendly and helpful and the bar/restaurant area was great. Good location to get to Haad Rin Beach... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Words cannot begin to express how much of a fantastic time I had here. The rooms are beautiful, and so clean. The bar/restaurant staff is exceptional! Food was great!! Can't wait to go back! Miss y'all!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Tof hostel met goed en leuk personeel. Dorms zijn prima, bed wat aan de harde kant. Een fantastisch hostel om mede reizigers te ontmoeten and to have a lot of fun! A special thanks to the great bartender Charlie with i e and all the other staffmembers who made my days in this hostel amazing.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The location is great, very close to the beach, quiet, nice garden. The facilities are good, clean, nice swimming pool. Few bad things though : the staff. Some were nice and friendly. But be prepared to be hosted by british owner and staff... Not very welcoming and funky. They also have groups coming, you could have an invasion of english... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We're so glad we booked to stay here for our 6 night visit to the island-so much fun and just such a nice little haven of comfortable and friendliness. As two females near the beginning of a big SE Asia trip we are still getting used to being away from home and how to get about etc and honestly it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in phangan for two days only. Shiralea has a great vibe with a good restaurant, pool and billiards table. Checkin was smooth though no 24hr reception. Friendly and helpful staff. 3 minutes away from a great beach. Great place for a quiet retreat (not sure it's the same around one of the moon parties).. Many resorts and restaurants nearby.

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Nathan R, General Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and made the most of the facilities and location. Our staff do provide a check in service from 7am until the bar closes each night, I'm sorry if you did not find that to your convenience on this occasion. We hope... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to stay, very 'thai' feel and everything was clean. Only down point was no wifi in the rooms, only in the bar/restaurant area. It was 2 mins walk from a shop and the beach but a little far out from the main town and quite far away from the Full/Half Moon party. However they put on a... More 

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Thank Rhiannon T
Nathan R, General Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for your response. I'm glad you had a good time and enjoyed the atmosphere in the resort. We have recently upgraded the wi-fi and it is concentrated in the communal areas to provide a fantastic service to everyone in those areas. Thanks and we hope to see you again in the future More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Away from the festive and seemingly "lads"-infested south coast, shiralea is an excellent resort for those that want to get away from the madness but still like to celebrate their existence once in a while. With its basic dorms, value bungalows, and Anglospheric semi-volunteer staff, shiralea reminds one of a typical south African backpackers. The only thing missing from this... More 

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Nathan R, General Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for you review. We are proud of the atmoshere our guests and staff create, and I'm glad you enjoyed your time with us. We offer a range of accommodation to suit all budgets, and the bar staff do indeed make a mean cocktail! Thanks again and we hope to see you back soon. More 

Stirling, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I love this resort! Amazing staff that are so friendly and helpful! They have awesome Thai and western food and the best chicken nuggets and real gravy!!! Lovely pool and they had a pool party while we were here and sorted out a beer pong competition and bbq for everyone. The bar / restaurant is great as its so chill... More 

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Nathan R, General Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review us. It's great to hear that you had a good time during your stay with us, it seems the popular pool party was a particular hit! We aim to offer a relaxed atmosphere in the resort, and value for money accommodation, and thanks for mentioning your appreciation of that. We look forward to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This was booked through recommendation of a friend and we were left wishing that we didn't listen to him. We were already aware before booking that the location was a bit out of the way and we decided that this wouldn't be an issue for us. The hostelworld booking is misleading and I would check what you're booking as we... More 

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Nathan R, General Manager at Shiralea Backpackers Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing us. Our location is not central, but the island is quite sparcely populated, so if you want to sight-see you do need to rent a scooter or get a taxi. We do however have a beautiful beach and restaurants within walking distance, as you point out. We work closely with Hostelworld to ensure information is correct and... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set on the stunning tropical island of Koh Pha Ngan - home to Thailand's famous 'full moon party' - Shiralea is a boutique resort designed to be a backpackers paradise. Welcome to a 'flashpacking' experience. Shiralea was built by a group of travellers who wanted a haven to return to. With a focus on 'good times' we created a friendly and vibrant atmosphere which puts our guests immediately at ease. Shiralea is a place where strangers become friends, we designed the resort with a social aspect which sets us apart, our guests love how they can do exactly what they want at Shiralea- whether that be a crazy night at the bar or a quiet one watching movies. Shiralea is the ideal spot to set up for a few days you'll never forget. Located 1 minutes walk from the beautiful Haad Yao beach. Our resort has all the creature comforts you could want and we cater for all budgets - hot showers, comfortable beds, wall-mounted fan or air conditioned bungalows, an ensuite in each bungalow and your own balcony with a hammock. In addition to our 30 bungalows, we have great facilities to keep you entertained, including a restaurant that offers delicious and well priced Thai and Western meals, a great bar, free wifi, large swimming pool with Jacuzzi and poolside bar, movie lounge, a games room with pool table and a massage hut. Shiralea has everything you need to enjoy your 'flashpacking' experience, but it's the memories that our guests treasure. Lose yourself in the fine art of doing nothing or celebrate balmy nights dancing into the wee hours with new friends. Our staff always welcome our guests with open arms, so all you need to do is bring a bag of basics and a smile. We invite you to join the fun. Book your stay with Shiralea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Shiralea Backpackers Resort

Address: 58 18 Haad Yao, Ko Phangan 84280, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Phangan
Price Range: $10 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Shiralea Backpackers Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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