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The Magic Wave Reviews

111 Moo 1, Bantai koh phangan, Koh Phangan, Thailand

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90 Total Reviews
  • 96%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 80%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 94%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 96%Facilities

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  • 1st Dec 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Everything was excellent in this hostel, pictures online are not update the owners are busy to build a new bar and new swimming pool area for the moment. They are very helpful ( and Marlène one of the 3 Magic Dogs is so cute ans funny :-)very close to all parties - beach and facilities , I will come back in July to enjoy the new installations there


I just had a great time at the hostel, the owners are fantastic people, I just felt at home!! The bar with pré party and the swimming pool are very nice too!! Close to restaurants and few steps from the beach!!

  • 24th Nov 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Brazil
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Cool place but it was relatively empty during the full moon period. Our room of 14 had only 3 people in it for the 2 nights before the full moon and 9 for the full moon night so the atmosphere was lacking. The location is good, 2 mins from a nice beach and taxis can be hailed almost instantly from the Main Street 1 minute away. Therefore it was a good location to get to Haad Rin from.


We spent a very nice journey at The Magic Wave !! The owners are really kind and the atmosphere is so cool. Next time we come back to Koh Phangan, we already know where we will stay :)

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