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Backpackers HQ

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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
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“common areas”(7 reviews)
“bed dorm”(7 reviews)
“free wifi”(11 reviews)
Breakfast included
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Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
Pool
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Was a long termer here due to meeting many people here. The staff on the front desk clearly don't communicate with the managers, you always need to speak to a manager to get any information and the only work from 7-3 in the day when...More

Thank Robbie N
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is primarily for workers. Walking distance from the main attractions (and they offer a helpful free map) but not a great area for the nightlife. Breakfast was included which was nice! Main common area/kitchen was closed at 10:00pm as the 'workers' needed to...More

Thank tigran144
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Long term visitor treated very rudely and belittled by staff. They have a problem with cockroaches in rooms and rats in the outside area. The prices rise with no forewarning, overall a poor hostel. The only thing that kept me there for some long was...More

3  Thank Joe G
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I got a nice welcome when I arrived and shown around the place. Staying in the 14 bed room was a new experience for me, it was very messy because there was a lot of long term workers, but they were all very friendly. Free...More

Thank laurabailie
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It's clean and with good vibe. Facilities are nice and location is good. They also have a cute dog sometimes might running in the morning. The best part is the staffs are amazingly nice!!! That worth anything!!!

Thank 友 籃
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Breakfast included
Self-Serve Laundry
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US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$23 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Room Tips
"try another hostel in KK there's plenty."
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"'Deluxe' rooms have an ensuite bathroom (but hostel has lots of common bathrooms too)"
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"Don't choose the Deluxe room- full of bed bugs"
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"Go to Wake Up Hostel instead!"
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