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Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot describe my love for the Dancing Elephant Hostel! I've stayed at over 75 hostels and this is my absolute favorite! I messaged the hostel via Facebook to ask about the dorm options. Davin was super helpful and quick in his response, which foreshadowed how awesome the entire staff was. Davin, Alex, Kate, Casey, Nanda (aka Mama), and David...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What can I say about this place well davin, Alex are 100% by far the best hosts you can have, sorting out party's every night and staying in a 40 man room all I can say is that place is a must for the full moon party ! 110% best place I've been, not only they done they job, we...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really can't sum up this hostel in one word because our Full Moon week was THAT good! Dancing Elephant is THE best hostel I have stayed in yet and Ive stayed in quite a lot of hostels already. From the moment we walked in until we left Davin, Alex, Kate, David & his wife made us feel like part...

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Porstmouth
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

What a place! We where there for three days and it was incredible! Half moon party was class but it was made so much better by staying at the Dancing elephant. If you are going to Koh Pangyan this is the place to stay.

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best hostel I've ever stayed in. If you're looking to stay somewhere for the full moon, there is not a better place. Not only is the vibe and atmosphere amazing, the staff also go above and beyond. Massive shout out to Alex and Davin! Would definitely return in the future

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Stayed at dancing elephant for the full moon party and the previous nights. Had an incredible time here. Staff are amazing always getting people involed to make it feel like a family. Special shout out to Davin, Alex, Pok and the rest of the staff for making it an amazing stay.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

This place is definitely the best to stay at during the Full Moon Days. I stayed in the 40 people dorm and just after checking in it already felt like a small family. It's nice and cosy, well-isolated and in the heart of the virbant Haad Rin. The pre-party on the street is legendary! Look no further if you want...

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Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This is definitely the place to be if your heading for the full moon party. They arranged a bunch of activities like booze cruises and beer pong everyone got along so well the staff are amazing and david is a great host they made sure we gad the best time ever would most definitely stay there again

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Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We were really nervous and apprehensive about staying at a busy party hostel during the full moon, but from the minute we arrived the staff were so so welcoming and so lovely. Danielle was the nicest person ever and was always so helpful when we needed help with anything. We loved every minute of our stay and made best friends...

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Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This place was amazing, the staff was probably one of the best things about this hostel. Davin and Alex were truly lovely guys and made our stay even better. I also had a great party, of course this is a party hotel but it was so good great bar with good drinks which are reasonably priced. I will say the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
DANCING ELEPHANT #1 PARTY HOSTEL is glad to offer a first advice: To fully enjoy the Full Moon festival we highly recommend to arrive Full Moon D-5. You come for a music festival, don't you? Every night, from the sunset to the dawn, warm up party, party and after party! DANCING ELEPHANT warm-up are famous, we are connected with all the major island's parties, like Jungle Experience, Maya, Sramanora...Every full moon festival we welcome international DJ's with their incredible sounds! DANCING ELEPHANT #1 PARTY HOSTEL is proposing a range of packages, suitable for all. Please take a tour on our packages page. Six years ago DANCING ELEPHANT was the first and ORIGINAL hostel in Koh Phangan. Ever since its inception it's one of the best around. Located in the heart of Haad Rin village we located very close to the famous Full Mon Party beach, Haadrin sunrise beach. You will find in the immediate surrounding shops, restaurants, massage parlors, medical center and motorbike rental shops. Our hostel is only a 2 min walk away from the FULL MOON PARTY beach. The pier 250 meters away. Whether you are traveling by yourself or with friends Dancing Elephant is the best place to meet new people and have the time of your life. Our dorms are air conditioned, comfortable and have good sized mattresses. Hot shower, hi-speed Wifi, laundry(included in the packages), 50" TV + hundreds of movies, night guard, 2 bars (in and outdoor) + animations, DJs, 3 wifi networks, travel desk, Thai and foreigner staff speaking English, proximity with the beach, deposit boxes...Travel and activities desk, Thai and international staff speaking English. In case you are traveling as a couple we also have double beds that you can book. All year round we provide the whole facilities package. Our mission is to ensure that you have the best possible time ever which is why on arrival you will receive our legendary briefing which will give you all the information you need to make your stay unforgettable and safe. We will also be happy to answer any other questions you have about the island or your onward travels. . So if it is a clean and safe (lockers, night auditor, CCTV) hostel with an exciting, entertaining, fun and friendly atmosphere that you are looking for Dancing Elephant is where you need to be. Hope to see you soon!! Check in: 11 am till late Check out: 12 pm noon Minimum stay: 5 nights for full moon week 7 nights for new year. Payments terms: 50% prepayment for full moon week and the balance due on arrival * No pre payment = no confirmed booking. No show = no refund Please cancel a full 7 days prior to arrival ... more   less 

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Address: 95/16 Moo 6, Baan Tai | Haadrin Village, Surat Thani 84280, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Surat Thani
Price Range: £9 - £88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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“40-bed dorm is fun!”
 of 5 bubbles TheNudeMonkey, 7 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Doubles, twins, triples basically budget hotel rooms. Didn't see dorms but heard they're excellent. Nice chill out area too.”
 of 5 bubbles copperie, 28 Mar 2016 | Read review
“i would differently stay in the 40bed dorm the beds are more comply and you have walls between the beds more private”
 of 5 bubbles E8098ZRnickb, 3 Jan 2016 | Read review
“If you want a decent night sleep, choose private!”
 of 5 bubbles stevebD9132GY, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
“15 bed mixed dorm was so much fun”
 of 5 bubbles JasonDack, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
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