After a long and and tedious trip from Krabi, we were relieved to be welcomed by a very kind young woman who spoke great English. We booked a 2-person dorm room for just the two of us since we knew we would want some privacy after sharing a van, bus and ferry with people for the last 8 hours.
The room was spacious! It had a seating area, LCD flat screen, plenty of shelves for our toiletries and books and most importantly, an AC that worked!
The common areas were well kept. I really liked the free internet. I never had to wait to use the computer since we woke up early in the morning and never had anyone waiting for me to get off the computer. That was definitely a great feature since I was able to upload pictures and update my blog.
The kitchen was really clean and modern. We used the fridge to store our bottle waters and beers and they were always there when we returned for the.
The breakfast was more like a snack. The usual mini muffins, croissants and thin bread. We ate a few morsels and grabbed snacks before lunch.
The showers were nicely designed with glass tiles. Soap was also provided in the stalls. The faucets were kind of annoying. They try to be green so they had motion sensors to turn on and off the water. On our floor, only one of the three faucets were working, so there were times where we had to wait to use the sink. I also had an incident when I was washing my face with face wash and couldn't get the sink to work. It is extremely sensitive.
The location of the hostel is superb! It was short walk to the restaurants and Lamai center and across the street from beach access. Every night we would walk to the food market for a cheap meal.
I would definitely recommend this hostel to couples and backpackers and single travelers.
Since we went in off season (September), there wasn't much going in terms of social gathers in the common areas to meet other travelers. People were either out and about or in their rooms.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- ‘ibed samui’ is the most modern trendy backpacker’s hostel in town for you to explore yourself at the high end attraction point in Samui.‘ibed samui’ Where you can meet your new friend from all over the world and enjoy lively and comfortable stay in style. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ibed Chic & Stylish Backpacker Hostel Ko Samui/Lamai Beach