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Great helpful and friendly staff. Good clean facilities. Really enjoyed my stay here!
Don't hang out in the lobby or 2nd floor unless you have a nice supply of mosquito repellent.
Good beds, clean dorms and big lockers! Showers and toilets are a bit cramped but good water pressure and hot water! Staff weren't the most helpful though
In general it's a good hostel. Nice interior and atmosphere, easy to connect with new people due to the common areas. Hygienewise it's not good since they don't have soap/handwash in the bathrooms on the different floors. no toilet paper in the toilet booths so one have to bring toilet paper from the sink. Quite bad, since one either forgets it or brings too much = a waste. The wifi situation is also annoying, you have to reconnect with user+pass each time you come in or change floors.
The cleanliness of the hostel was terrible, the bathrooms were never clean even when i asked the staff to clean, the hand washers had the 3 days I stayed the same stains and hairs, the back side of the doors were full of fungus as well as the shelf were i had to put my stuff, the tools and drawers in the kitchen were full of dust as well. The front desk staf were lovely, but the rest of the staff wasnt, one of them even yell to me.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Do not stay here! There's no refund once you find out how bad it is. Shower/bathrooms have huge doorway opening with no doors. Shower is small cubicle with no anteroom for towel or to change. Once you open everyone in the hallways can see you. Blocked sinks. Old toothbrushes and undies on floor in shower. Cobwebs in toilet stalls. Rooms so crowded as they stuffed a 7th bed in the dorm for 6 that you're paying for. Door opens it bangs bed. Street felt unsafe as all night massage parlours.
Besides bathroom it was extremely clean. Very large, lacks personal taste and warmth. Nice kitchen, large common area downstairs. Beds clean. Key to get into room. Very safe. Great location and well known by taxi drivers.
Perfect location as a base for exploring. Though apparently it's a red light district. I didn't notice until someone pointed it out though. It's not a very social hostel. It's more like a hotel. The WiFi situation is annoying. You have to get a new username and password every 3 days. Which is fine for most people on short trips but I was there two weeks. But I would recommend it and stay here again.
Extremely clean hostel located only a 5 minute walk from the East gate (night market). All the rooms are clean with comfortable beds. Not the best hostel to stay at if you're looking to meet people as the common area is very basic but still an excellent hostel regardless.
More of a hybrid ho(s)tel. Very nice place to stay. I've actually extended my stay to two weeks. Probably the most comfortable bed I've slept in since I got to Thailand. Still firm but soft by Thailand hostel standards. There is a kitchen that you can use as well; toaster, stove top, microwave, fridge and utensils. So a good place if your budget is a concern. Not a very social hostel though. But that's more to do with the people than the place itself.