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Laid back, chill atmosphere. The building is three stories, and Is set up like an apartment building. The bottom floor is a restaurant and has a pool table for free. This is the only common area so it is shared with anyone eating in the restaurant. We weren't sure if it was okay to bring in our own food/drinks since we didn't want to be rude. Continental breakfast of coffee/tea, fruit/juice, and toast! The owner and staff is very helpful and friendly! Clean rooms and A/C was great!
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Nice place. Friendly staff and owner. Particularly chuffed they let us come and shower after we'd checked out, before our flight. Definitely not a place to meet new people, but a nice play to have a clean room, good showers, food, etc. Close to a nice beach. Also rents our scooters with no hassle.
The owner is awesome!! He helped us so much with setting up trips. He saved us money also! The staff is sweet and the place was very pleasant. I would stay here again. One note: be careful of the minivan drivers... They drop you off at the wrong locations on purpose and leave you purposely... Make sure you're at the right location before allowing the drivers to leave.
Great location! Lovely staff who gave me medicine when I got sick. Strong wifi, good air con, clean bathroom. Can't find a fault.
I think its the best place I stayed not only in Thailand. The owner Terje was superfriendly and helped us getting great deals for 1 day travel. The staff were super friendly and helped whenever asked about any details. The food was awesome and both the stay and food was good value for money. I would definitely recommend it for other travellers.
This place was really nice, the room we had was huge and had a balcony. The cleaners came round everyday which was great and the food downstairs in the restaurant was delicious. The owner was really friendly and helpful, and it any in bad location, only 5/10 minutes walk to the beach.
Absolutely fantastic- the only hostel I've taken the time to review. It was almost like a hotel. The room was clean and beautifully maintained, with huge windows and fresh linens. The complimentary breakfast was great, and there were beach mats, umbrellas, and a book exchange that made my time at the nearby beach great. The highlight, however, was the owner- he took time out of his day to make sure every guest was having a great time and had everything they needed. Highly recommended.
Such good value for money in a great location not far from the beach, shops and bars. The staff, especially the lovely Norwegian owner, couldn't do enough for us! The food was delicious and we never ventured anywhere else for our mealtimes!
I am traveling solo and stayed here a few nights. I was very happy to have my own nice and big room! The staff is very friendly, the food is good, and the beach is 5-7 minutes walking. There isn't a whole lot to do there if you don't have a scooter or another means of transportation. But it's good to relax!
Very helpful and hospitable staff with a great restaurant on site. Location is safe and fairly quiet, but away from the main attractions.
Very friendly and helpfull staff, we thought the lady was the boss of the hostel because she is very strict in helping the customers, until we met the actual boss upon our depart and he asked us if we had a good stay. If you want to be close to the party scene then it's not a good location since patong beach is about a 200 bath trip/pp, but if you want to be at a quiet, decent and clean hostel with good facilities and a nice beach on walking distance (Kuta Beach) then this is a very good hostel.
I would highly recommend Southern Fried Rice. The staff made it easy and convenient to book our activities even affording us generous discounts. Room service cleaned everyday and the food at the their restaurant was delicious. 5-10 minute walk from Kata beach with plenty of shops in between. Motorbike and car for hire with competitive rates. We would definitely stay here again.
You could really tell the staff did all they could to make our stay perfect - super professional and very friendly. The check-in process was exemplary and there were nothing more to wish for the facilities.
- Novice Nomad
- Couple, 25-30
- (1 review)
The owner and his staff were very helpful, and the downstairs restaurant was super convenient, and cheaper than nearby alternatives. We stayed in the low season, so there weren't many people. The internet was spotty at times, but otherwise we had a very pleasant stay.
Had a great time staying here. The owner is very accommodating. He helped us book our trip (taxi + ferry) with a discount to Railay Bay!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Our stay at Southern Fried Rice was amazing! The staff were very accommodating and always happy to provide information on the area. They helped us to book several day trips at prices far below what you would find in the tourist shops or brochures. It was the low season, so it was relatively quiet in Kata Beach generally. But we were a five minute walk from the beach. The food at the Southern Fried Rice restaurant is the best. The prices can't be beat and it was always delicious. No complaints!