Backpacker Samui Hostel Reviews
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The dorms are AC-ed well but aside from that I wouldn't recommend the hostel. The facilities are really crummy and there's no central area to hang out and meet people. The beds and bathrooms are falling apart. Moreover the hostel is poorly run and new management doesn't speak any English, only French.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
Small hostel but has everything you need, decent location and beds were comfy. Doesn't have a large common area though so not as easy to socialise.
Place was clean enough, and not too far from beach and nightlife. Despite reading reviews, I never got to meet Ricky. The staff weren't the best. They spoke limited English and offered little advice when I came to them with questions. They sometimes got snappy with us when we struggled to understand what they were saying. On the upside were good cooks, though, and did help us clean our cuts after a small scooter accident.
It is a basic hostel but serves its purpose. Close to Chaweng beach for the beach in the day and bars in the evening. There was a good backpacker atmosphere which was good for a lone traveller.