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Baan Tai - Backpackers Hostel

Ban Tai Rd., Koh Phangan, Thailand

Koh Phangan's best-loved Western-run hostel for backpackers, voted #1 on Trip Advisor! All our dorms and private rooms are bright and airy, equipped with A/C, large ensuite bathroom with hot water shower, and large private terrace complete with hammock! Our huge newly renovated bar is also famous for its pre-parties - and guests can also enjoy our brand-new A/C cinema room! 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! Read more

91% Overall Rating 25 out of 25 customers would recommend this property based on 25 reviews

Atmosphere 89%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 88%

Location 88%

Safety 96%

Staff 97%

Value 89%

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What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access

Important Information

THINGS TO NOTE

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 and Christmas, 7 nights 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.
IF YOU BOOK FOR FULL MOON, then you will be contacted via email soon
after with a request for a deposit equivalent to the first two nights'
of your stay. Your 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.

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.

AGE RESTRICTION
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!

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$$

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:30

Policies

  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Koh Phangan?

Contact us directly

Koh Phangan's best-loved Western-run hostel for backpackers, voted #1 on Trip Advisor! All our dorms and private rooms are bright and airy, equipped with A/C, large ensuite bathroom with hot water shower, and large private terrace complete with hammock! Our huge newly renovated bar is also famous for its pre-parties - and guests can also enjoy our brand-new A/C cinema room! 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! Read more

Shared Rooms

Deluxe 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Deluxe 6 Bed Female Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

Basic 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

Sleeps 6

Room types

Shared Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Basic

Private Rooms

Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite

Sleeps 2

Room types

Private Room

Bathroom

Private Bathroom

Grade

Deluxe

About Baan Tai - Backpackers

Koh Phangan's best-loved Western-run hostel for backpackers, voted #1 on Trip Advisor! All our dorms and private rooms are bright and airy, equipped with A/C, large ensuite bathroom with hot water shower, and large private terrace complete with hammock! Our huge newly renovated bar is also famous for its pre-parties - and guests can also enjoy our brand-new A/C cinema room!

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) Scooter hire, includes free lesson on the back roads if you haven't ridden before!
3) Friendly and knowledgeable staff
4) Tour desk for all trips and activities on the island, plus onward travel tickets
6) Huge open bar and lounge to get drunk and silly in (don't forget to sign our walls!), with a range of Designer Buckets and Designer Shots to knock your block off!
7) Hammocks on every dorm terrace
8) All-day breakfasts and a range of home-cooked goodies
9) CCTV and lockers to use for free
10) The Baan Tai Backpacker Island Tour - don't miss out!


Baan Tai is 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!

Accommodation Information

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!

Location Information

Located in Baan Tai on Baan Tai road, 5 minute taxi ride from the pier, and right across the street from Fisherman's Restaurant. 5 mins walk west of 7-11 in Baan Tai on Main Road.

Taxis should charge 100thb/per/person

Baan Tai is 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!

In the immediate vicinity there's also a wealth of great places to eat, including Fisherman's Restaurant directly opposite, Fabio's Italian and Bite Delight - Spanish & Portuguese tapas. The gorgeously quaint White Rabbit pub just seconds away serves great burgers, as does Lexy, although she's far more famous for her sweet and savoury pancakes. The number of delicious local thai restaurants are too many to mention!

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property’s conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable.