Baan Tai - Backpackers

Ban Tai Rd., Koh Phangan, Thailand, Distance from city centre: 3.5km

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Koh Phangan’s best-loved Western-run hostel for backpackers! Come stay with us, chill out with us and party long into the night with us, all while being sure you’ll get an excellent night’s sleep in one of our bright, spacious & whistle-clean dorm or private rooms. We're a small hostel (only room for 42!), so getting to know people is guaranteed. In fact, our friendly, sociable environment is one of the things we're most proud of. We really care about your time spent with us, and will treat you like family!

We also have…………………………………………………………………………………………………
1) One of the best hostel pre-party atmospheres on the island with neon, black lights, drinking games, beer pong competitions and free body paint before every big event!

2) Air-conditioned cinema room!

3) Strong, cheap drinks at the bar, including 6 'Baan Tai 'Designer' Buckets, and 5 'Designer' Shots to knock your block off!

4) Scooter hire – includes free lesson on the back roads if you haven’t ridden before!

5) Friendly and knowledgeable staff who can tell you where to go on them!

6) Baan Tai Backpacker Island Tours - Full & Half days available!

7) Onward travel tickets (yeah, yeah – like you wanna leave us!).

8) Secure lockers to use for free and CCTV throughout the building!

9) Free WiFi all through the building and in every room!

10) All-Day breakfasts from 10am - 5pm! - and a range of home-cooked goodies for those hungover days.

We can also book and advise on all kinds of activities for you - including Angthong Marine Park, Slip n Fly Waterpark. quadbiking, ziplining, kitesurfing, wakeboarding, jewellery making, cooking/Muay Thai/yoga classes and much, much more!

Choose from our range of comfortable, whistle-clean rooms: We’ve got six-bed dorms (including one female-only), double private rooms and a private twin room. All rooms (including dorms) are air-conditioned, and have their own private bathroom with hot water shower plus large private balcony (either sea or jungle view) complete with hammock! We also have a cheaper basic six-bed fan dorm on ground level, which also has its own private bathroom with cold water shower - be aware, though, that the name says it all (*BASIC!!!!*). There's really not too much room in here, and it's also right next to the lounge/bar so can sometimes be noisy.

At Baan Tai Backpackers we offer dorm and private rooms, all with washroom facilities, hot water shower, A/C, and free WiFi. We have a large common area with free desktop computers, travel and island info, cheap backpackers bar with TV movies and video games for the days when you are too hungover to do anything
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • No Curfew

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Reception open daily from 9am daily till late. Please let us know if you're going to be arriving before 9am or after 9pm. Young children not permitted. No drugs. Minimum stays required for holidays and full moon parties (5 nights full moon, 7 nights Christmas/New Year).
A passport for each booking or a deposit of 5000thb is required upon check in for security which will be returned upon check out.
If you'll be arriving a day late, you must contact us. Failure to do so will result in loss of room/bed.
Fees will be incurred for any damages or loss of keys.

IF YOU BOOK FOR FULL MOON OR CHRISTMAS NEW YEAR, then you will be contacted via email soon after with a request for a deposit equivalent to the first two nights' of your stay/50% of the whole booking in the case of Christmas and New Year. The deposit must reach us via Paypal and be paid in the local currency of Thai baht. If you have not made contact, replied to our emails or made the deposit payment one week prior to arrival your booking may be cancelled.

PLEASE NOTE: Deposits paid to hostelworld are non- refundable as we did not take your money. Your deposit is what you pay hostelworld for using their service. Should you have issues with this, then please book directly with us. The deposit you pay to hostelworld is deducted from your final night's stay. Your balance upon arrival is what you owe us. Please ask questions prior to check out so that staff do not have to deal with your drunken/hungover a$$

Cancellation must be made 72 hours prior to your arrival day. Failure to do so or a 'no show' will result in a cancellation charge equal to 100% of the total booking. Any and all deposits made to Baan Tai Backpackers or any other agency are NON REFUNDABLE.

All over the age of 18 are welcome, but please be aware that we do cater to a younger crowd (usually under 35s) who like to party (including in the hostel lounge room for pre-parties), and who might also be returning home a little drunk at night-time!

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A taxi from Thong Sala pier in Koh Phangan will cost you 100 baht one way. All taxi (songthaew) drivers know us. We're on the Baan Tai Road opposite Fisherman's Restaurant.

Located Near

We're situated in Baan Tai, home to all the island's famous jungle parties, including Half Moon Festival, Maya, Jungle Expererience, Sramanora Waterfall Party and Shiva Moon. We're also within walking distance to Black Moon, Baan Sabai and Loi Lay floating bar party which is on every Sunday night and hosts some of the best DJs worldwide. We're a 15 minute drive to Haad Rin for Full Moon.
Baan Tai is also smack bang in the middle of Haad Rin and Thong Sala - the island's main town and pier, so we're a really great base to explore the rest of the island from. You can rent mopeds from us, and we'll give you all our hot tips for the best beaches, waterfalls and viewpoints!
We can also book and advise on all kinds of activities for you - including Angthong Marine Park, Slip n Fly Waterpark. quadbiking, ziplining, kitesurfing, wakeboarding, jewellery making, cooking/Muay Thai/yoga classes and much, much more!

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