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Buddha Lounge Samui Reviews

77/20 Moo 4 Bangrak Beach, Bophut, Amphoe, Koh Samui, Thailand

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89%

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41 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 74%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 91%Facilities

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91%

Lovely hostel, close to the airport and Bophut. The dorm rooms are very spacious and have comfortable beds, each with their own power socket and light. There is a communal area with sofas and a massive screen with plenty of DVDs to watch for a quiet night in. The hostel is very clean throughout and the staff are friendly and helpful. The location is a little out from the main party areas but it's not difficult or expensive to get to and from them. I really liked this place and would recommend.


86%

I loved this area of Koh Samui. Not touristy. The beach is a 5 minute walk away and is very quaint and quiet. The hostel has a common room with big screen tv and couches to watch movies as a group. Free breakfast of toast and cereal. Small lockers that will fit your laptop. Internet was reliable.


100%

Very helpful staff and friendly. They organized everything for us and made our stay easy.


74%

PROS: Quiet and pretty clean. SUPER helpful staff, the owner even drove me to the pier that air asia leaves from for 500 baht, which is cheaper than a taxi would be. CONS: FAR from the main areas of the island. Breakfast is only toast or cereal. Bathrooms aren't the cleanest and have a less than desirable smell. Overall, this is a nice little hostel if you're looking for some peace and quiet and don't mind shelling out a bunch of money to go to the busier areas of the island.


86%

Great quiet place to stay. The walk to the beach is not even five minutes. Very clean and staff is friendly and helpful.


89%

Very good location if you're on the way on or away to somewhere else...airport and ferry closeby, within minutes. Spacious shared areas, great kitchen with everything you need in it!!! Dorm rooms a bit small though, and not all the private lights worked. Overall a great experience, i'd reccomend it. Staff very enthusiastic.


86%

Really clean and modern hostel. Only had time to stay for one night but would happyilu stay for longer. The dormers abs showers were very clean and a basic breakfast is included. The location was slightly far out but close to the peer to catch a boat to phangan.


91%

Only stayed here for 1 night as I was heading off the next morning. Booked a deluxe room and my god, what a fantastic room. Came with fridge, stove and sat tv. Its tucked in a few side streets behind a main road, which is great for quietness, just remember which turnings to make when heading back. Was greeted by very friendly staff. They also offer moped renting, which is great. Sadly was not there long enough to experience meeting people and take full advantage but a MUST stay. Great job guys.


94%

Very secure, we were impressed with our room and the owner were very gracious and chatty! Made us feel very welcome and I would definitely stay there again.

  • 27th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


83%

The place was nice but little bit of a walk to bars and night life. Staff was friendly and beds were big and comfy. My only compliant was the front desk charged me 300 for a taxi when they only gave the taxi driver 150.


94%

Just great. Partied too hard on the previous island so close to a beach still but away from chaweng bay which was very party vibe. So loved this location and everything about it


94%

We stayed one night in a private room here and 3 nights in a dorm room, both of which were great. The private rooms were perfect, really spacious with great aircon and comfy beds. The dorm was a good size for our 6 person group. There was also a tv room with DVDs which was handy for nights we didn't go out. Just a short walk from bangrak beach and close enough taxi to the other beaches. Also the owners were so lovely and welcoming, and took great care of us

  • 7th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


71%

Good overall stay though the staff spoke very little English and communication was a big issue. The bathroom for the six person dorm could have been kept cleaner.. It was relatively inexpensive place to stay so good overall.


94%

Awesome hostel with great new rooms and facilities. The AC in the dorms is fantastic and you get good value for money with breakfast thrown in. Would recommend highly to any traveller just because the owners are so friendly and really want to help you see the best part of the island.


97%

I would stay here again. It's a bit out of the tourist areas but it's a great hostel! Nearby is a fantastic pool you can use (free or buy drinks or lunch if you want).


86%

I like d a lot, friendly and helpful staf

  • 17th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Chile
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

We stayed here twice - once in a dorm and once in a private room. Both stays were great. The private room was definitely far superior to the dorms. I loved the location as it's close to a beach that's ALWAYS dead and numerous cheap, thai restaurants. It's a little bit of a walk if you want to go to Chaweng beach or anywhere else really, but renting a scooter makes this the perfect place to stay. Few tourists or main roads makes it very quiet.


80%

Nice Lokation, you should rent you a motorbike to travel around the island. The privat room are very big and the doorm rooms good as well, good value for money


100%

This is the NICEST hostel I have ever stayed in. The dorms are spacious and comfy. The common area where everyone can hang out together is very nice (wide selection of new movies / big flatscreen TV) Great for movie nights. It is situated in a quiet peaceful area, so you'll be able to get a good nights rest. It's literally a 10 minute walk to the beach and a 10 minute ride to the night life in Cheweng. Most importantly, the staff and owners are some of the nicest and genuine people I've met.

  • 5th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)




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