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Kool Backpacker Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$9*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Bogota, Colombia
Reviewed 24 September 2015

In the middle of a noisy street, you can find a quiet and nice place to stay. Just have to go downstairs and you will find pubs, restaurants, bars and many good places for hanging out. Also, if you walk one minute from there, you will find the beach. This hostel is big, clean and is not expensive. The hosts...

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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

This hostel is right in the heart of one of the bussiest roads of Phuket. The hostel is big and clean with a really good chill out area with a massive tv and plenty of movies to help you nurse the hangovers away. The road the hostel lies on has loads of bars and nightclubs. The hostel is only a...

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Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great time with the guys Rum always takes care for getting the people together with games & going out to the bars later on! Everything clean & really new toilets and shower Be sure to get no sleep till 2-4o'clock as long as youre not extremly passed out because of Club Illuzion is located exactly downstairs. Giving you...

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East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This was such a clean hostel! The facilities were great! The staff was 50/50, they were all very nice, but a couple of the workers could not speak any english! Which caused a few issues, and I understand I am in another country, but it made it very difficult for me to check out. It is in a very party...

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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Stay at this place is real fun. Staff is cooperative, location is ideal, beach is at walking distance and very economical place to stay.i would recommend to stay here. Halal food is very near to this place also. Music is very loud around at night but after all activities to do at patong beach,one is really tired at night and...

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This was the first hostel we stayed in in Thailand and it did not dissapoint! There were three of us in a 6 bed mixed dorm that was a reasonable size although it was very dark. However the AC was great and the bathrooms were defintely the best we seen throughout our travels. The location was excellent and there is...

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Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

Can't fault it here! Me and 3 others stayed and got a 4 dorm room which was perfect, still had enough room to move around and all have our own spaces to put our bags! Bathrooms are cleaned daily if not twice a day and there's at least 6 or so showers and toilets in the girls room with mirrors...

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Reviewed 28 July 2015 via mobile

The noise in this place is absolutely ridiculous, located in the heart of a street packed with strip clubs and the hostel itself is above one resulting in the music not stopping until 7am. I had earplugs in throughout but the noise was still way to loud and didn't get any sleep whatsoever. The room was vibrating all night long...

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Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 22 June 2015

I really recommend this hostel for budget traveler who like party. It has perfect location, on Bangla Road: the center of nightlife in Phuket, and you can reach Patong beach just minutes walk away. On my stay, i met many travelers on the lobby, you can make friends there. The hostel provide plenty of bathroom compared to the number of...

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Pasig, Philippines
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

It's right along Bangla Road so you're always close to the night life. Plus, Patong beach is just a minute's walk away. I stayed in the 6 mixed dorm for two nights. It was clean, but I've been to rooms and beds that felt much cleaner. The air conditioning was great. The bathroom is decent enough, and there's hot water....

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
in the middle of bangla night life road just second to walk to patong beach frontcentre of all entertainment in patong beach the best location of Within the Kool backpacker hostel you will find yourself at the heart of the action of PatongÂ’s most vibrant street Soi Bangla, yet just two minutes from the beach. Inside, we've captured the electrifying with modern and exciting finishings, quirky lighting design and music systems. Up on the roof sits Climax, one of PhuketÂ’s most ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kool Backpacker Hostel

Address: 31 Bangla Road, Patong, Kathu, Phuket 83150, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Phuket > Kathu > Patong
Amenities:
Beach
Price Range: £8 - £17 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Choose a room closer to the lobby. They have better wi-fi and are further away from the club noise.”
Devin28, 26 Apr 2015 | Read review
“They're all quite loud I assume.”
VikingRobin, 2 Apr 2015 | Read review
“ask for a dorm with a window”
  • bangla road
  • toilet area
  • toilet area
  • 6 beds aka dorm
  • ladies n male toilet entance
J0e88, 30 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If you are travelling alone...choose the upper bed...u can sit comfortably if u want to unlike the lower beds”
travelkart, 9 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Ask for upper berth of double-decker bed because lower berth has very low height. So if you wake up in sudden, you might hit your head at the bottom of upper berth. There are dorm near to lobby (far from toilet/bathroom) and there are next to bathroom (but far from lobby), so decide on your own which dorm to stay :p Take note!!! The entrance to Kool Backpacker is by going through the small corridor next to the pub heading to a mini mart. Next to the mini mart there is a staircase, take that to level 3. Do not go up the escalator by the roadside.”
  • Just outside the hostel
Ckkhoo, 7 Oct 2014 | Read review
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