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The hostel is very clean and well located. The main problem has been with the staff who has been rude and not helpful at all. Moreover the atmosphere which facilitates new friendships that I have found in many hostel around the world was totally missing in this one
The staff here is awesome. Totally friendly and helpful. And Bang (big hair) plays awesome music. Definitely worth staying at if you're coming to patong.
We enjoyed Paton YEP very much.. In the room the air was stale.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff were very helpful and friendly, the room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The location was great, just a couple of mins to bangla street. My taxi has difficulty finding the hostel, but that was easily sorted after he made a phone call to speak to the hostel staff to clarify the directions. The only downside - the toilet could be improved on - the flush wasn't working and there was once I opened the closed toilet lid - I saw the previous user's "unflushed products".
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The location was great and the room was fine. We were in a private and it was perfect for what we needed. It was a simple walk to Bangla Rd and to the beach. I must say that the staff was not very helpful at all. I asked about local places and services and was brushed off and ignored. They didn't really seem to want to help. We had a plan of what we wanted to do so it was ok, but it would have been nice to get some help with taxis to the airport or simple local tips.
Awesome cafe/bar on first floor. Perfect location just a couple blocks from Bangla Road, but far enough away to be quiet. 4-person dorms are okay but smell bad. No hand soap in any dorm bathrooms. 8-person dorms are very gross, especially the bathrooms. Staff has poor English and not very happy. Common lounge on second floor is wasted -- it's always empty because there's no air conditioning.
Staff very helpful when booking day trips and were really nice and genuine
Facilities are pretty modern and it was a relief to check in and use the nicest and cleanest shower after sleeping on the beach previously. Open dorms, open bathroom, and relaxed bar area downstairs. Sound staff. Really centrally located - a 5 minute walk from the main Bangla Road. Overall a good stay but did have some weird stains on my bedsheet..
Great staff and an amazing location. The WiFi was terrible but otherwise I have no complaints
Best hostel I have stayed at by far. Staff are friendly, the beds are comfortable and clean, towels are provided, and the location is just right - not too close, not too far. Great breakfast and decently priced drinks.
Very cool, friendly and helpful staff. I'd stay there again.
The staff here is amazing!! They were so very helpful with everything!! Very clean and comfortable and just a short walk from the beach!
The location is good but the building is poor. I booked for four night and i was out the 2nd. The receptionist is a Asian lady is not very friendly. There is no elevator and the worst is the room condition. Forget about a quite sleep as the room is not sound proof. You'll hear the loud music from Tuk Tuk. Dark and it's expensive for $50. Found a four stars hotel for $58 just down the street. Wouldn't recommend and during my one month Asia trip this place was the only negative experience.
Hostel was great location, friendly staff, hostel has a bar so there's a chance to meet people and have a beer. Only criticism was that wifi did not work in the rooms.
I met some cool people in hostel lobby and 2nd floor chill room.
Great hostel, the nicest staff you will ever meet! had a great time staying here, definitely recommend
- Novice Nomad
- All Male Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Good location right across from Bangla road, but everyone in my room got attacked by mosquitoes at night. They turn the air conditioning off in the daytime so mozzies flew in the window all day. Bathroom could be a lot cleaner, but food was good downstairs. Really great smoothies!
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!
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.
Great hostel! Nice air conditioned rooms, decent bends and a good social/bar. Only about a 5 minute walk to Bangla road.