Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Carabao is a front beach diving resort that offers shared dormitories and private room for budget prices. It is located at Chalok Beach which is a good place to stay if you want somewhere quiet but still near local conveniences and walking distance to the famous Freedom Beach, Buddha Rock Cape, Cape June Juea and John-Suwan Viewpoint. You can also walk across to Thian Og Bay (Shark Bay) through a few resorts that connect both bays.

This property has 2 16-beds shared mixed dorm rooms with 2 ensuit bathroom per room for your convenience. A clean and comfortable staying experience with quality amenities. What you will get: high speed Wifi, daily breakfast, Air conditioning and fan, quality mattress, hot shower, shampoo and body wash, personal reading light, 1 lockers to store your personal belongings, a balcony with sea view. The guest access other facilities including complimentary luggage storage ( on day of arrival and check out), Pickup service from pier on. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 10.0

  • Security 10.0

  • Location 10.0

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 10.0

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 10.0

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Apr 2021
    just a seconds of walk from the place to the beach definitely recommend
    Thailand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    27 Feb 2019
    Had a very pleasant stay, great location and friendly staff 😊
    Finland, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    10 Oct 2018
    Very cool place to stay and dive! Located right on the beach with their own pool, bar and restaurant as well as plenty of other options around! A 1min walk from ocean sound yoga which was a bonus for me! Affordable diving and even get discounts on your room because of it! So happy with my stay I decided to extend for a week! Very special thanks to Baz - absolutely great DM happy to take the time to teach me how to ID species around me, made my diving that much more enjoyable!!! Thank you!
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    29 Mar 2019
    Excellent week diving here. The staff are great and help with everything you need and have a real positive fun vibe. New restaurant with good food. The beach Carabao sits on is beautiful, view point a 15 min walk away and lots of beach bars. Taxi to the main party beach about 150/200 batt. Or 10 min scooter ride. Ended up staying an extra few days to do my advanced after open water as I was loving it so much, would come back for sure!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    12 Jan 2019
    Open dorm rooms with lockers big enough for the important stuff, I suppose. Great location with amazing fire shows at night. Friendly front desk and dive instructors. The bar/restaurant opened half when we were there and it had good prices. The DJ played the exact same set every single night with no changes to his playlist... after a week it got hard to sleep with. Overall I’d recommend for a 18-33 crowd.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    01 Apr 2019
    Didnt happen to me but I know of other ppl who were bitten by bed bugs here :(
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.3


    13 Apr 2019
    Location for a quiet beach retreat. It’s more of a hotel than a hostel. No atmosphere for backpackers unless you dive. Aircon in the room isn’t on all the time so there is no rest bite from the heat in the dorm rooms.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 6.0


    20 May 2019
    Beautiful views but you cannot snorkel at this beach. Staff was rude, laughed in my friends face when she was very sick and asked the AC to be turned on early (on @ 7pm). Found a bed bug in my bed, I get this happens but my issue is how they handled it. Was only 830pm and reception was closed so had to track down staff by asking the restaurant. They put us in a private room but told us our bags must stay in the dorm with the bed bugs! Took much arguing to allow us to leave bags in reception.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 5.7


    20 Aug 2019
    The beds were very open, I was on the top bunk and the only thing that separated me from the person in the bed next to me was a thin plank of wood which you could still see over even when you’re laying down. The beds were relatively comfortable and the sheets were clean but there was a foul smell in the room and the bathroom was revolting. The man at the reception desk was really jolly and helpful!
    England, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Reading Light
  • Utensils
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Pool Table