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Shiralea was hands down my favourite hostel so far. We stayed over the full moon period and don't let the location put you off. The best party vibe, great bar, ridiculously friendly people all wanting to have a good time. The taxi journeys to full moon and pre parties were hilarious. The pool is lovely and you're a few minutes from the beach. Only down side is a couple of showers drainage wasn't the best but just make sure you shower early. No wifi in the dorms but that's minor. Definitely stay!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
couldnt believe this was a backpackers hostel when i arrived,exceeded expections!so cheap,with a pool,bar,amazing comfy beds just loved it :) wish we could have stayed longer!staff were very friendly and helpful!only downside is its not very near anything(but with a group of you going to a party its cheaper)&the hostel needs to be sign posted better as we walked really far past it haha apart from that its amazing will stay here again :)
Shiralea is an ideal place backpackers. I really enjoy my stay there. I wouldn't say the location is convenient but you'll get peacefulness, quiet beach and wonderful nature in return. It was worth travel to. I stayed in a dorm for 2 nights and it was one of the best dorms i've ever stayed. The staff was terribly friendly. Would return to this place again if i have a chance. Well done, Shiralea!
Perfect dormbeds, very clean, very nice staff, good atmosphere!
Very nice dorms with a big locker and good AC. Staff is superfriendly and helpful! Showers are cleaned every morning and there is free soap. Good restaurant, though a bit expensive, But you get alot of food. Pool is slightly dirty but otherwise nice pool area. Very close to the beach!
Awesome place to chill or to party, whatever you like. Everything pretty clean. Wifi not great. Food and drinks quite expensive but I'm sure it's like that everywhere on the island. All front staff are British/Australian and very pleasant. Anything you want, you can get it at the resort, and the beach is just a two minute walk away.
This is an awesome place to stay! Great accommodation... Great dorms with curtains and big lockers. The nicest beach on koh phanang is only 5 min walking. The bar is great! Very good food and lots of cocktails. Beerpong, a shot Bell... I had a very good time in that bar! But the number 1 reason why I would go back immediately is the awesome staff! They're not only very helpful but also a lot of fun! Definitely the best place I stayed at in Thailand. I was planning to stay 4 nights and stayed 8!
Great Atmosphere for Backpackers!
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
All the staff are amazing really made it worth staying over full moon it is far from the rest of the events on the island but a good place to recover, the WiFi was really bad but it made you actually talk to people insted of sitting on the phone I guess
Great staff and a great place to meet people. The food was also really nice!
Thank you Shiralea staff! They were so helpful and genuinely friendly. I was always greeted with a smile and promptly served. They gave me great advice for my next destination as well. The beds were clean and include a locker with a lock. The bathroom facilities were great. I loved that I could take a shower in a big stall with a place to put my clothes. This is probably in the top 5% of hostels I have stayed at. If I return to Phangan, I'll stay there again!
This place is the best, everything about it is awesome! 100% need to go here
Excellent. One of the best hostels I've stayed in on my RTW trip. Next to the beautiful Haad Yao beach. Facilities at the hostel were great and staff v helpful. Bathrooms spacious and clean and amazing hot showers!
WOW! I never dreamed I'd find such a paradise on a backpacker's budget. The beds all have privacy curtains and personal closet spaces. There's a pool 20 seconds away, the beach two minutes away. The bar sells pretty decent food at decent prices. It's quite far from the party scene down at Haad Rin, which I appreciated, but everyone here was really nice and up for fun. It's going to take some convincing to make me stay anywhere else but here if I return to Koh Phangan... :P
This was such a gem located near one of the best beaches on the island. Great atmosphere, great people, and a wonderful place to spend time a little bit removed from the craziness on Koh Phangan
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Had a good experience there. The dorms are a bit dark because (tiny window) but its clean. The bed and especially the locker is spacious (a big backpack fits in). the curtains are great to get some privacy. The bath is clean. recept. is mostly unoccupied but u can organise everyth. at the bar - sometimes u have to wait a bit because they also have to take food/drink orders there. Staff is mostly english speaking expats/working travellers - fine but u notice theyre no professional hosts
Awesome place to stay, it's not near the full moon party but cabs are easy to get (en masse) and incredible atmosphere and location away from everything!
Staff was super cool, friendly and very helpful! I think that one of the best from all the hostels I've been to. Dorm and bathroom very clean. Close to the beach but a bit far from hat rin (taxi 200b). Swimming pool and bar make the place even nicer. Highly highly recommend!!
I've been traveling for a month and a half and it was the best hostel so far. If you're going for the full moon party it is a bit of a hike but you'll have no problem getting around. They arrange the taxi so it's one less thing to think about. This beach is better anyways. Wouldn't do it any over way.
Shiralea is an amazing clean and friendly hostel in the jungle, with private bungalows and also dorm rooms, I ended up staying for 7 nights because I didn't want to leave!! Thanks for a great time to all the guys and I will come back next year jimmy