Shiralea Backpackers Resort Reviews
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The best hostel I've stayed in so far! Great bar and restaurant which came in handy when it rained for most of our stay! Staff are attentive and helpful. The nearby beach was nice too.
Shiralea was a good place to stay pre-full moon party. There was a fun paint party and they arranged the taxis. The hostel is really far from where the party is so it takes a while to get there, but we didn't mind that. There's nothing really walking distance from the hostel other than the beach. It's a good atmosphere, lots of always in the bar area. Music stays on pretty late and you can hear it from the rooms. The rooms weren't cleaned at all so it got pretty dirty by the end of our stay.
We had an amazing time staying here... So good we came back again a few days after we checked out...
Not really near to anywhere at all but we picked this hostel with that in mind knowing that we were going to haad rin later on. Short taxi ride (/scooter if you're brave enough) to a beautiful beach the name of which I can't remember... Pool is a bonus! We stayed in the dorm room but they were quite quiet and for the price difference we probably would have got a hut if we went again as you meet everyone at the bar anyway!
Well it rained pretty much the whole time we were here so didn't get much use out of the pool but did get a manicure on site 😊 The communal bar area was great to meet people(a contiki crowd arrived) and sit at when it was wet out. Dorms were nice with own curtain/light/plug combo. Plus locker for big rucksack and hangers!food is amazing!mix of western and Thai stuff. Need a bike to get around or to get a cab.beach nearby.staff were lovely and helpful and always joined in the fun-thanks guys!
Great Place to Stay, Nice Staff and The salzwaterpool is Amazing
Great resort! The rooms are basic and aren't cleaned unless you ask for them to be cleaned, but the resort itself is perfect. The food is great and the pool is great! In terms of location, it's a long way from the Full Moon beach, but the resort lays on taxis on the night for 250 baht (£5) which isn't too bad. Getting home is a nightmare, however, as the taxis wait until they are full before they leave. It took us about an hour and a half to get back to the resort! Nevertheless, great place!!!!!
Great set up, friendly staff and an excellent place to meet people and make new friends
this is how backpacking should be done. other establishments, take notes.
Really nice hostel - good atmosphere and good location (bIt quieter but closer to better beaches) Some of the staff were amazing, some were a bit arrogant (only downside)
Excellent stay here! The rooms are quite basic & showers could do with updating but most of your time will be spent on the beach which is just down the road or at the pool or the hostel bar which is run by fantastic staff! Really social and good mix of guests. Really enjoyed this hostel. Thank you!
Had a great couple of nights here and would definitely stay again. Staff were good fun and really helpful, beds were comfy and secure and the food was good. There is always something going on at the hostel and that is a credit to the staff. Thanks and see you again!
Great hostel! The dorm beds all have curtains and storage so it's like having your own small room. I lucked out and had an entire dorm to myself for a few nights. Pool and bar were lovely and it was just a short walk down to the beach. It's a bit far from some of the other parts of the island but good if you want to escape the craziness of some of the party beaches. Still plenty to do though!
This was a great place, right next to the beach and supermarket. Unfortunately, the price of taxis to anywhere on the island meant that we had to leave here and go elsewhere. Nevertheless, the atmosphere was wonderful here and had great facilities. If you are not interested in partying and want to quiet time on the island, then this place is perfect for you.
Wicked place .. Thoroughly recommend.. Clean beds and personal lockers which is great. Great staff and atmosphere.
it costs 200 baht from the ferry port to get to here which is good since it's around a 40 minute drive away which is onl downside as it costs me 1000 baht from a taxi driver to take me back after the full moon party. Everything about the place was amazing as they have a pool party, BBQ, pre drinks and it was a very social hostel with great staff and it had a great atmosphere for the full moon party. They even organise your transport to the full moon party along with buying your ticket too!
What a place ! Stayed here for 4 nights over the full moon party and it couldn't have got much better ! Really nice dorms of 8 , great atmosphere and top place to make friends . The pool was a decent addition and the beach was only a 2 minute walk ! Being far away from the full moon doesn't matter as they sort transport and it's cheap anyway. The food served is good as well all in all great chilled / party hostel !
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- Male, 18-24
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Very far away from haad rin beach good for a chilled couple of days but there wasn't much else going on. Comfy beds nice showers and toilets in separate girls/boys block.