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Bodega Phuket Reviews

189/3 Rat U Thit, Patong Beach, Phuket, Thailand

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90%

Rating
1774 Total Reviews
  • 90%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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89%

Was only in Phuket for a day. Wasn't my scene in that town with all the partying. I met some cool people in hostel lobby and 2nd floor chill room.


57%

Decent place. We had the 4 bed room. Air conditioning was made available after 4PM which was disappointing. The worst was they do not have reliable running water. Showers, taps, toilets, none of it works frequently. They claim this is island wide but having stayed at other places, I don't believe them anymore. The ground floor bar area is ridiculously stuffy and hot as is the next floor's lounge. It's more humid/stuffy than the outside. Staff was modestly helpful and modestly friendly.

  • 22nd Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Great hostel, the nicest staff you will ever meet! had a great time staying here, definitely recommend

  • 21st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • All Male Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Really hard to find so look for the gym and its opposite! Rooms are nice too, amazing to not have bunk beds :-) food is really good too and a nice distance from Bangla walking street too. Shops are fairly pricey around Phuket so bargain hunt elsewhere!


89%

Day late on arrival as "departure origin" airport (Shenyang, China) closed due to snow storm! Their Massaman Curry w/Rice was delicious! Food/meals were reasonably priced, Bodega's "English Breakfast" is a great bargain . Only "real problem" was, "Wi-Fi" (connection) in "our building" went out! I had to take my laptop each day from our room, go downstairs and across the street to main building to "connect" to the Wi-Fi there! Then return my laptop to room before leaving for the day.


91%

Great hostel. Walking distance to Patong Beach. Excellent staff.


91%

Hostel is well located on a secondary street that will allow you to actually get some rest. It also has a small bar in the lobby good to either start or end the party there. It is a good choice if you are looking for a more calm and relaxed place. The ambience is pretty good and healthy. Personnel are super accesible and helpful.


97%

Stayed in Bodega for three nights and it was wonderful. We stayed in a 4 bed dorm and there was a ton of space in the room. The beds were comfortable and soft, the sheets were changed every day, we had a bathroom for the four of us and a towel was provided. There is a really chilled out atmosphere at the hostel and it is easy to meet new friends. The staff was awesome, make sure you spend time chatting with them! I enjoyed my stay at Bodeha and would highly recommend it to other travellers.

  • 9th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Good location, had a private double room. Close to beach&nightlife, didn't spend much time at the hostel itself. Very helpful staff.


91%

Great hostel. dorms are above the bar with a great communal area and private rooms across the street (where we stayed) The rooms are great - not too basic. The staff were amazing, helped book a tour (the James bond tour is amazing!) and our transfer to phi phi. We met some amazing people there who we continued to travel with, if you're across the street it's really easy to wander across and still meet people. patong isn't great, but this hostel made the visit special.


63%

The staff here are not very helpful.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi There, thank you for your review. We're surprised you found our staff unhelpful! Any question or concern you bring to our staff we do our very best to help with, as you can see from other reviews here on Hostel World and elsewhere. If there's ever anything you need, just ask - Happy travels!

100%

I had the most amazing time at Bodega. Ra and Be made my Phuket experience. Love them both.

  • 1st Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey thanks so much for your kind review! We love you too! Come back soon - Happy Travels!

86%

Pretty expensive, very musty in the room, I think the ac unit needs cleaning you can see alot of mold in it. Its not near the quality of bodega bangkok

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your review. Bodega Bangkok is operating from a brand new building , and while we at Phuket are working from an older one, we are always updating and renovating to make sure it's clean and comfortable. Our AC units are cleaned regularly and our rooms are serviced daily. Happy Travels!

71%

Had a great time staying at Bodega. Stayed at the topmost room/floor which had a balcony and big bright windows which is good to make the breeze come in during the day when the AC is off. Staff were friendly. Met awesome people there. I left my shoes as I was running late for my flight. So I'm now currently exchanging emails with Bodega and they're willing to ship it back to the Philippines, which I will be paying for of course. :)) Will definitely come back. :)


94%

Loved this place! It was a big difficult to find with no sign out the front but aside from that you can't fault the place! Staff were lovely and very helpful and it's location is excellent. There isn't much of a common room area to sit and chat with other guests but aside from that no problems here!


94%

Bodega was dope all the staff were super friendly and helpful. Beds were great I could actually sleep in them, fresh sheets every day all that jazz. Phuket was only ok but Bodega was probably one of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in


94%

switched from a resort to here and liked it better! simple, but all you need. walking distance to everything, staff very helpful

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for your kind words, it was great to meet you! Happy travels!!

94%

The staff are friendly, courteous and helpful. The room was clean with ac at just the right temperature. The hostel is quite close to shops, Bangla road and a 10-15 minute walk from the beach. The 24-hour reception is a plus as we arrived at night. Their restaurant also serves good food and coffee at a reasonable price.

  • 24th Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Philippines
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hey thanks so much for taking the time to let us, and our future guests know what you think! We're glad you had a good time at Bodega and we'd love to have you back soon - Happy Travels!

91%

Very good location in a quiet street but close to the craziness of bangla road. Nice people, helpful, very clean rooms. Thanks!

  • 23rd Nov 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for joining us here at Bodega, it was a pleasure having you. If there's anything you need in your travels don't hesitate to get in touch, come back soon! Happy Travels!

100%

just an amazing place with very friendly, kind and interesting people! food and especially the breakfast is delicious! Ong is the best stuff I ever met though! if patong, then bodega - thats sure!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks so much for the review, it's always great to hear our guests had a great time. We had a great time meeting you, come back soon! Happy travels!!

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