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Moonstone Hostel Reviews

94/67 Moo 6 BanTai, Haadrin, Koh Phangan, Thailand

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82%

Rating
170 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 88%Location
  • 84%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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69%

Its a party Hostel for Full Moon Party, you'll meet many people during your stay there. For this purpose I really can recommend it, but not for longer stays (18 bed dorm room). You got a free lightstick and a "survival advisor" for the Full Moon party, its quite clean and in the night and morning its quiet. A/C works, boiler in the shower was broken.

Owner Comment (Hide)
The hot water from the shower is running. You just turn the knob and adjust the temperature.

63%

This was definitely an experience. 10 bunks lined up beside eachother with 2 bathrooms, which meant it got pretty cramped. Met loads of people, but during the fool moon party there's a great atmosphere everywhere. 24hr security is just a camera which is manned by anyone. Great experience in all though.

Owner Comment (Hide)
We have 3 showers / WC and three cameras in the hostel. At night there is a staff that is present and the entrance to the building is monitored by a security guard on camera.

89%

Great valued hostel to spend the full moon party. Original decoration. Great air con, and plugs in each bed make a difference. The owner was very friendly and provides all the help required. It lacks a common area, however it has a bar in the first floor where is possible to meet all the people as they get to the hostel.


89%

Theoretically anyone could walk into the dorm in the night. There is a guy from the hostel, but he was asleep most of the time when I came home late. It's perfectly located near the Full Moon Beach but far enough away to not hear the noise. Great staff that was very helpful. But the burmese staff do not really speak english. The dorm has it's own sound system installed. Music can be played via an AUX cable. The floor got very dirty/sandy during my stay and the showers were cold.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your stay. You can adjust the shower (cold to hot), the staff cleaned the dorm 3x per day (normally no shoe in the dormitory!) and at night we have a camera that records the entry in case of problems.

97%

I had a great time in this hostel and I extended my stay 3 nights. Every comfort is there and the staff is friendly. Very good Shisha.

  • 4th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Austria
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

My brother had me recommend this dormitory. Excellent hostel, great staff, great atmosphere, recommended for all backpackers!!

  • 16th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Loved this hostel! Stayed for full moon party, and it was prime! Great location, great staff and a big enough dorm for everyone to hang out! Amazing

  • 11th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

It is difficult to find a good hostel in Haad Rin during full moon party, but Moonstone was pretty good. PROS: Individual outlets, lights, and mini-fans; powerful A/C with two supplementary fans to keep the room cool. Neat decor. CONS: It's a bit cramped, since it is a store that was converted into a hostel with 20 beds. Starts to show with the 2 washrooms, which are quite humid, and got disguising quickly as they got dirty from being used by 20 people.


97%

If you're looking for a place to stay for full moon party, you won't get much better than this. The staff are extremely nice and helpful, it's just a minute or two away from the party beach, and the atmosphere there is very fun. As a semi-experienced traveler, I would highly recommend this hostel


100%

Book 1 night but stayed 5 nights. This out of all the many hostels i have stayed in is the best its the atmosphere the staff are just so friendly they bring everyone together the pre partys at the hostel you don't want to even leave and the air con is lush the beds so comfy just can't think of a better place to stay.

  • 9th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


60%

Honestly, when you book a Playboy-themed hostel, you can't expect much, and luckily we did not. The staff (aside from the random European man we saw working one morning) doesn't seem to speak a word of English. They weren't unpleasant, just not exactly attentive. The dorm was fine, average beds and setup with lockers and personal fan, outlet and light. The bathrooms were grossly moist all the time, but they cleaned daily. It's a bit quiet, and far from the beach, but for $3/night, it's a steal!

Owner Comment (Hide)
You have 3 staff who work in the day. The European is the boss who speaks French, Thai and English. I assure you my day starts at 6:00 am :O). You can see me in the morning or in the evening at the bar. 3 beaches are 3 minutes walk. See you :O)

63%

It was low season and there was only 3 people total in hostel but the room was soo hot. The staff wouldn't let up turn on both air-con. If I had my choice I would stay somewhere else next time. But for 100bt you get what you pay for.

  • 27th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
You have 2 air con in the dormitory. There are customers that turn off air con starting. You just have to turn on arriving. My staff and I often turn on the air con in the dormitory. Thank you for your stay.

57%

The main thing that bugged me was that the showers/toilet where not clean and so small you couldn't turn your but. Also most of the staff didn't speak English which is kind of annoying. The interior has a lovely hooker playboy feel, kkind of strange but that's just personal I guess. The bed is cool and everyone had their own powerplug and personal little fan.

  • 20th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)




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