Hostels in Baan Tai
A1 Koh Phangan Guesthouse and Hostel
A1 Koh Phangan Guesthouse and Hostel is located in the middle of Baan Tai Beach, just to the west of the pier. It is a short walk from the beach. There is a 10 bed mixed dormitory with free wifi, air-con and shared toilet. There are also 8 rooms for rent with cable TV, fridge, safe and hair dryer. The rooms have a hot water shower.
The guest house and hostel also features a lively bar, public TV in the lobby, luggage storage and laundry service. They also offer some food and a convenience store next door. Dorm beds start at 200 Thai Baht.
Hacienda Backpackers is located near Thongsala next to the main road. It is affiliated to Hacienda Beach Resort which is just a few minutes walk away. Guests at Hacienda Backpackers have access to the communal pool, restaurant and other facilities at Hacienda Beach Resort.
There are dorms with air-con, shared hot water shower and locker. There are also double rooms with air-con, private shower, cable TV and fridge. For those looking for budget privacy there are capsules for rent. They have bed, lap top table and wifi connection. Dorm beds start at 200 Thai Baht.
Majestic Creperie and Hostel is located on the main road that runs through Baan Tai. It is about 50 meters from the beach. It has a 7 person and and 8 person dorm. They have shared shower, free wifi, air-con and lockers. Linen is provided.
This is a party hostel with a bar that has warm-up events for all the big parties. There is also a communal pool, gym and cafe. Dorm bed prices start at 200 Thai Baht. Thje hostel is located next to the Blue Dream Hostel (formerly known as 'Hard Road Hostel'). They have recently started promoting their crepes.
Relax Corner Hostel
Relax Corner Inn has mixed dorms as well as a female only dorm. The dorms have air-con, free wifi, shared hot water shower and lockers. Bed linen is provided.
This is a basic hostel with few amenities. It is however, near Thongsala. It is within walking distance of plenty of bars and restaurants. It is also possible to walk to the beach. Dorm bed prices start at 250 Thai Baht a night.
Beach Village Backpackers
The Beach Village Backpackers is the only place that has dorm beds in a beachfront setting. This is a resort with pool, restaurant, bungalows as well as dorm beds. The resort also has a nightclub called Ku that sometimes hosts big name international DJs. It is run by young people and is very much geared towards the party set. Don't stay here if you want a quiet night's sleep.
Dorm beds start at 250 Thai Baht a night.
The Magic Wave
The Magic Wave has villas with bunk beds and double beds together. This backpacker resort is a party hostel with dorm beds and a party atmosphere. The Magic Wave has a communal pool, restaurant and bar. Beds start stat at 250 THB. Free wifi.
Blue Dream Hostel
Blue Dream Hostel is next door to The Magic Wave. Blue Dream Hostel boasts 2 futsal courts, a tennis court and a basketball court as well as pool, bar and restaurant.
The business is European / Thai run and has a reputation for cleanliness as well as throwing great pre-party bashes. Blue Dream Hostel is a great option for the sociable who don't mind sleeping in a dorm but want a hostel with plenty of facilities. Dorm beds start at 250 Thai Baht a night. Private rooms start at 399 Thai Baht a night. Outside of the Full Moon Period they run pay for 3 nights and get 5 nights in the dorm.
Note: This hostel is now been re-named Phangan Arena. This is the third name for the hostel. Make of this what you will.
Nomad House opened in 2013. It is next to Blue Dream Hostel. The hostel offers dorm beds for young party goers.
The hostel has a bar, nightclub and fitness cantre. Free wifi in public areas. This hostel scores really well in Trip Advisor! Prices start at 300 Thai Baht a night.
Cats in Space Hostel
Cats in Space Hostel is a colourful hostel on the beach side of the main Thongsala to Haad Rin Road. Outside of the Full Moon period they have dorm beds for as little as 150 Thai Baht a night.
Cats in Space has had good reviews since opening in 2015. It has a bar and restaurant and goes all out to entertain their full moon guests. Free wifi, lockers, air-con dorm and hot showers make the facilities good here.
Slumber Party Hostel and Bar
Slumber Party Hostel and Bar came into being in 2015 when Ringside Bar decided to upgrade to a hostel / bar set-up. This hostel is located immediately next door to Big C Supermarket. This makes it conveinent for cheap shopping for those on a small budget.
The hostel has a bar and restaurant. The dorms have air-con, shared hot showers, free wifi and lockers. They organise transfers to all the parties, and are geared to the party crowds. Dorm beds start at 150 Thai Baht a night.
Baan Tai Backpackers
Baan Tai Backpackers is 5 minutes walk from the Baan Tai 7-11, and near Loi Lay Floating Bar and the recommended Fishermans Restaurant. The hostel is run by a Kiwi and a Brit. They have female dorm, mixed dorm and private rooms.
There is also the compulsory party bar / lounge that shows all day movies, free lockers, free wifi and scooter hire. This hostel gets good reviews and along with the Hard Road franchise the leading hostel bed providers in Baan Tai. Dorm beds start at 300 THB a night