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Baan Tai - Backpackers Reviews

Ban Tai Rd., Koh Phangan, Thailand

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83%

Rating
117 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 78%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 91%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 84%Facilities

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94%

Had a fantastic time here during Songkran and Full Moon Party! Scott is incredibly welcoming and there was a great group of people staying here. We stayed in the 6-bed female dorm, beds were comfy, large, and the room had a great ensuite bathroom!

  • 12th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

If you are young and want a to make lots of friends to go to a moon party then baan Thai is perfect. It's has a really chilled sociable atmosphere. We are sad we didn't get to meet the owner Scott (who are apparently is really cool) but Harry was so sweet and helpful! Also the Thai lady behind the desk was soo lovely and makes great food!!!!

  • 5th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


94%

Great atmosphere, owner is very helpful and has a great attitude. They will help you with anything you need (bike rental, laundry, etc) Would definitely stay there again.


89%

Stayed here during full moon party in march. The atmosphere is great, a nice place to hang around and meet fellow travelers. Scott (the guy who runs the place) is great and can help you with everything, like hiring scooters, transport to the different parties etc. Loved it and would definately concider staying there again!

  • 13th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Great place to stay for the half moon party! Scott knows how to get the pre drinks started, and is extremely helpful for info on getting to and from the island. This is the place to stay if you don't fancy a tuk-tuk back to haad rin after a huge night... you can stumble home on a 20min walk.

  • 8th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Baan tai backpackers was one of our favourite hostels of our journey so far Scott's layback lifestyle made our stay very relaxing , we could chill or party as much as we wanted and we would definitely return if we ever return to koh pang-an overall a very good hostel , Matt & Kay

  • 21st Feb 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Mixed Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


40%

The property was extremely unclean, even though we were the first to stay in that room, beds were neat but crusted toothpaste and dirt all over bathroom, hallways and stairwell always covered in dirt (although can just be a side effect of Thailand!). Location is between the two main towns with nothing too much in walking distance, so its not noisy but you will need a bike if staying here. Wifi really unreliable too. The Thai lady absolutely lovely and helpful though!

Owner Comment (Hide)
hey mate, sorry you felt the building was not clean. we clean the whole place every day, dorm rooms included. It is not toothpaste in the bathroom but clalking from when the building was built (thai style) we have been unable to remove it from any room again as we state when people arrive if you have issue during your stay all you have to do is talk to staff to get things sorted someone is always available to help out as long as people are willing to talk to us rather then complain later

97%

Where to start is a problem but let me just say I had a great time at baan tai. The facilities are great for a backpacker hostel. Basic, clean and spacious compared to some other hostels in koh phanang. I had no problems with security either as they provide you with a locker to keep your valuables in. Then there is the staff, who I found to be friendly, helpful and always up for starting the parties in style. I stayed with them for 10 days and enjoyed all of it. Thanks Baan tai. I will be back

  • 18th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

We came to Koh Phangan for the Black Moon Party, and when going there for this specific party, this hostel is in just the right location. Close to the party area, but not too close. Next to that, the guys from the hostels are very friendly and helpful, and the restaurant just across the road, Fisherman's, serves amazing seafood! We loved it!


74%

rooms are nice and clean! it has 409 films you can watch


60%

Situated on main road to haadrin. Not too much to do there except sleep and go to the next party. As they write, it's all about party there. But overall, it could be a more friendly hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
first time anyone didn't find us friendly mate, gotta think it's something on your end not ours, try being more social with other guest, it is a hostel after all we do have a common area, and the group that stayed during the same time as you were fantastic out going people, sad you felt they were not friendly

89%

Stayed here over full moon - amazing place to party! Rooms are decent, close to the beach and hangover cures at white rabbit and fishermans rest. All the staff are brilliant

Owner Comment (Hide)
glad you enjoyed your stay = ) was such a great crew for the full moon and glad you got to be a part of it with us

80%

We enjoyed our stay at baan tai backpackers, Scott the owner is an awesome guy! Nice place to stay with a good atmosphere!




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