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This hostel doesn't have the usual 24 hr notice to recoup deposit. It has a policy of payment up front on arrival. I was working with a volunteer orginisation and had booked and paid for 4 nights accommodation. Unfortunately , we went to the GVI camp,l Sat am. So I stayed 2 nights and gave them > than 24 hrs notice to vacate but no refund was offered after carefully explaining the situation . I thought Hostelworld's policy was fairly generalized and strict. Thanks Bob Cribb.
Facilities are fine. But there are no rooms. The beds are separated by plastic walls which dont reach the ceiling so you can everything that happens in the hostel all night.
The Hostel was good. The only thing I didn't like was that I did not have any lock on the door to the bedroom. Othervise it was a good and clean hostel with friendly staff.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
10 min walk from the pier. Private room with 2 beds, private bathroom, all very clean, including fridge. Choice for fan room or aircondtioning (extra 1000 baht...) staff is friendly, although not very good in english. At night it is dark from the centre to hostel, so women might feel unsafe, but I dont think it is unsafe.Its a bit further away from the centre so there is less noise from the parties in the centre. Overall I'd come back to the private. Dont know about the dorms tho. -John
I cant remeber the name of the lady, but she was working at night and she was really helpfull. She made a lot of call to help me to arrive on time to Railay, either by bus or by boat she was trying to find the best way for me.
Not the best location, but overlooked by the cheap happy hour and nice staff. A/C in room, though it turns on at 18:00. Only stayed here for 1 night before leaving for Ko Phi Phi so if you are staying longer and wanting to experience Phuket, you may want to stay somewhere else. Great for a transition hostel to any other location. Staff was very kind and helpful.