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The Beach Village Backpackers Reviews

100/5 Moo 1, Baan Tai Beach, Koh Phangan, Thailand

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76%

Rating
84 Total Reviews
  • 74%Value For Money
  • 71%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 62%Cleanliness
  • 86%Facilities

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46%

We stayed in the hotel for the half moon party. We only stayed because we had already paid. Do look into this property on their own website as we felt that we were sold an airconditioned room when it was infact only fan. The location was good for Ban tai, however the beach is poor and there is very little in the surrounding area. The pool and restaurant were good. We would not stay here again as the room is exceptionally basic and didn't feel overly safe.


77%

Had a great stay here; was a little bit in the middle of no where but that didn't matter as you can rent a motorbike from the office to get around. Staff were so lovely; helped with everything and the pool was such a bonus!


69%

The travel agent woman in the office was by far the best part of the hostel. She was incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. As far as the rest of the hostel, we stayed during full moon so it was bustling. We didn't have anyone ever clean our room because they said the hostel was 'too busy.' That surprised me because everyone was pretending like they'd never seen a full moon party before. The rooms themselves were fine...hard beds and ants but secure. The beachfront was a highlight, for sure.

  • 10th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


51%

Besides the great amenities (nice pool, restaurant, bar, pool table

  • 13th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Was here for full moon. Don't get basic rooms with just a fan. So incredibly hot we thought we would die. Had ants in our room that bit us at night. Location was okay. Best thing about hostel was pool and restaurant (kinda expensive but everyone in Koh Phangan was) and staff was great.


91%

Stayed here over the full moon! Great atmosphere, very social setting. Nice not to be on top of haad rin beach! Always a pre-party and organised taxis to the various parties around the island. Nice pool to chill in when it all gets too much. Yes there may be a water shortage over full moon- however this is island wide and not necessarily a problem as its only gone for about an hour! Best hostel ive stayed in for a while!


77%

Pool is so lush and nice as the sea is very shallow and like having a bath! Close by to super markets and overall a pretty good hostel


57%

Great resort, terrible rooms. Basically matresses thrown on the floor, bugs everywhere. Considering the higher cost for accommodation, I expected the rooms to be a lot nicer. Super fun and friendly staff but over priced for what you get.

  • 13th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Must stay there! Super friendly staff, right on the beach the have a restaurant ith a huge selection of food! Tiki bar by the pool! Was there for full moon party so its party all the time, but after that it got super quiet! Definitely one of the best hostels i ever stayed!


77%

Rooms could do with a broom in each due to the amount of sand people bring into the dorms! Would of bought more cocktails if very slightly cheaper as backpackers we are on a tight budget so stuck to beer. Could do with more sun beds around pool. Brilliant atmosphere and dorm layout is good to meet new people. No curfew on using the pool is good. Friendly staff very helpful. Good location to shops




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