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72/1 Samsen Rd.(soi 2) Banglampoo, Pranakorn BKK T, Bangkok, Thailand

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61 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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Sophie and Anthony are the most chilled out hostel owners ever! Truly a home away from home. I'll definitly come back!

  • 6th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


I always stay at Back Home when I'm in Bangkok and it's so nice to be greeted by Sophie's friendly smile! It's a cute little hostel with everything you need and although it's really close to Khaosan it's in a quiet area with awesome restaurants and bars and none of the seedy tourist garb. The beds are super comfortable and there's just a really chill, homey vibe about the place!


Great hospitality, wonderful, friendly owner who made us feel very welcome indeed. Would definitely come back if we are in Bangkok again!

  • 29th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


I booked online on Hostelworld (paying as well) but when i got there they told me that they had no room for me and to go somewhere else! Absolutely unacceptable

  • 14th Feb 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Italy
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It's worth going just to meet Sophie (the hostel owner). Genuinely very friendly and helpful. Comfy beds too.


Location is walking distance from koh saan which is the only positive to this hostel. The bathroom ground is always soaked, stayed 3 nights and the bedding wasnt changed. Most of the wooden safes are broken. Main note- the male aussie owner is rude, disorganized, and extremely unhelpful. Would only go back if he was no longer there. Hes in it for himself and doesnt care about guests.

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