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Backpacker Hostel

Hostel | 81/ 70 Soi Haad Chaweng 3, Haad Ngam Road, Tambon Boput . Amphoe Koh Samui, Thailand N/A

83.9% Overall Rating

20 out of 23 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/08/2015)

"If you want a cheap place nearby chaweng beach but far away enough bit to be listening to music while you are sleeping then go here! Make sure you have a padlock as hostel and rooms are all unlocked but wooden padlock…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • ATM / cash machine
  • Common area / room
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 9:00
Latest Check-out: 12:00

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Koh Samui?

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Backpacker Hostel is a 5 minutes walk from Chaweng Beach and the main Beach road. Closest hostel to Muy Thai stadium and Dog & Cat Rescue Samui.

Offering air-conditioned dorm style & private accommodation (shared bathroom), most with balconies. Free Wi-Fi throughout, cable TV available in the TV room. Free tea, coffee and water, laundry available on-site.

Only 5 km from the Big Buddha and Fisherman’s Village walking street, and only a 15-minute drive from Samui Airport. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

14 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Backpacker Hostel

Backpacker Hostel is the best value hostel in Chaweng. Low prices without sacrificing comfort, location, cleanliness and friendliness.

We are just off the main Beach Road in Chaweng, a 5 minute walk to the beach, bars, restaurants, and more. Surrounded by local food with food stands across the street, and Old Thai Town a 2 minute walk away. We are the closest hostel to Chaweng Walking Street, Phetchbuncha Muy Thai (Thai boxing) Stadium, and Dog & Cat Rescue Samui office (volunteer animal shelter).

Backpacker Hostel prides itself on providing clean & friendly environment where guests can feel at home and relaxed, and meet other friendly travelers from around the world. Our lobby is accessible to guests 24 hours, and has tables and chairs, cable TV, a fridge for guest use, free tea, coffee, and water, along with dishes and silverware for those wishing to bring food home. Our guests often meet up here, share meals and drinks, or make plans to go explore Samui together. Hosteling is all about the people you meet, so Backpacker Hostel encourages our guests to interact! We are known for going out nightly for dinner, drinks, and dancing/clubbing, with discounts and deals at local venues for our guests! We encourage you to join and be part of the Backpacker Hostel family!

The hostel has fast and FREE Wi-Fi throughout. The lobby is available 24 hours for guests, but reception is limited. ***PLEASE ADVISE ARRIVAL TIME WHEN BOOKING TO HELP US MAKE YOUR CHECK-IN FAST AND EASY.*** Early check-in is often available; late night check-in after 9pm by arrangement only. If you are coming by ferry or flight, please advice which ferry/flight you are on. We are happy to make transfer arrangements as well.

We always welcome guest feedback and are thrilled to report very positive reviews from our past guests!

Accommodation Information

The dorm rooms are air-conditioned, with breezy balconies, roomy mixed dorms with 4 to 6 beds per room.

There is also a private twin room and a private double room with balcony.

All rooms are shared bathroom, cleaned daily, with toilet, sink and a heated shower with plenty of water pressure.

Location Information

The Hostel is located at 81/70 Chumchon Cha Wen Soi 13, Chaweng, Koh Samui, Thailand.

Directly opposite the Lamedin Markets and only a short walk to the main Thai boxing stadium (Phetchbuncha), Chaweng Walking Street, the main Beach Road and Chaweng Beach.

Guests can enjoy tons of local cuisine and fresh foods available from the various markets situated within steps from the Hostel.

There are a variety of bars, restaurants and night clubs all within walking distance.

Tour operators in Samui offer a door to door service from the Hostel for activities such as Safari’s, snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, Cable rides, sightseeing tours, cooking classes, and many more activities.

Many of our guests volunteer at Dog & Cat Rescue Samui, an animal shelter just 2 blocks away.