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Kool Backpacker Hostel

Hostelworld.comUSD 9*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Overall nice place with a decent place for the money. Beds are alright and has a good location. Definitely where all the action happens in regards to the bar scene. Low season so not too much of a social scene.

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Thank dehizzy
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We did not expect Patong to be this crazy, the street is one of the most mental places I have ever visited let alone stayed on! The hotel appears to be above one of the biggest clubs on the street, there are tonnes of bars etc but not so many clubs. The hotel is hidden behind a club called Illuzion?...

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Thank Ellikatecole
Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

This was by far the best party hostel in Thailand, everything you need for backpacking is here. People were all great, the host was always friendly which was a plus! Thanks Kool for making my stay great :) If you not into partying till late rather check in somewhere else as this hostel is on top of a nightclub

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Thank KieronSwart89
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nice, clean and tidy place. Good place to meet your new fellow backpackers. Great facilities provided. Quiet loud during night time. Best place in Katong. Five minutes walking to famous Patong beach. Easy to get access to anywhere and the night life is so 'live'.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Do not stay here if you want to sleep, the illusion night club is right next to the hostel and all you can hear is bass until around 5 in the morning. There are no windows in the rooms and the bathroom is a long walk away. The staff are quite friendly and did their best to make our 4...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

If you are planning to have fun in Phuket and be very close to everything, I really recommend this place. Just 7 min walking to the beach. You are in the middle of the Bangla Road. Great place but remember, you will get sleep only after 3am when the club next door gets quieter

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Thank MateusBravo
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed there for 4 nights. The most important thing is that it's right above the biggest club. If you are one of those who can sleep anywhere no matter what it's not a problem, I slept like a baby. If not, then you shouldn't go there. Cause some people couldn't sleep at all until 5am, earplugs didn't help. Nothing can...

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Thank Ivan J
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 27 December 2016

This hostel is perfect for people looking to party and be out the whole night. It is situated right in the middle of Bangla road and on top of a nightclub. We had a wonderful stay here before heading to Phi Phi. We booked our transportation to the island in the reception at a reasonable price. Staff were friendly and...

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Thank Martin Allen C
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here twice now and booked to stay here a third time for January. Great hostel, staff always happy and willing to help if you have any problems. Hostel is very clean and well located on the main strip. Always have a good stay here.

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Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

On top of a good nightclub so made it even more shocking that you can't take girls back. The little Thai guy who works there got aggressive tried to fight us and pulled out a batton. Also feels like room is inside club when trying to sleep, goes on until 7am. Plenty pf better options around the corner on any...

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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
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Price Range: $13 - $29 (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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