A1 Koh Phangan Guesthouse and Hostel
A1 Koh Phangan Guesthouse and Hostel is on the beachside of the main Baan Tai to Haad Rin Road. It is a friendly non-smoking hostel that has both dorm beds and double rooms. It has everything you would expect at a hostel except for a kitchen. For the price and close proximity to the beach it is hard to beat A1 Koh Phangan Guesthouse and Hostel
There are 2 mixed dormitories with bunkbeds. These are basic rooms. The beds are comfortable and include slightly odd pink cushions. The dorms are air-conditioned. They include lockers. Unfortunately, for people staying in the cheaper dorm they have to cross the reception to get to the shared showers.
There are also a few double rooms that are comfortable and come with satellite TV, fridge, hair dryer and hot shower. They also have access to the narrow balcony that runs across the second floor of the building. These rooms are also good value.
You can pay 50 THB more to get breakfast included with a dorm bed, and 150 Thai Baht to get breakfast included in the cost of a double room.
Children under 3 are allowed to stay with their parents for free if they don't use any extra bedding. Children 3 and over are charged at an adult rate.
There are communal areas to relax both indoors and outdoors under umbrellas. The seating is on the road side of the building. They have a large TV with cable channels. There is also wifi internet throughout the building.
There is also a restaurant serving all day. You can get reasonably priced Thai food. There is also an indoor bar serving shakes, beers, cocktails and, of course, buckets.
If you notify the management they will include a free pickup from Thongsala pier. Otherwise you have to pay for a taxi for the 10-minute drive. The staff can also organise travel tickets for you. If you rent a vehicle there is parking available. Other services include laundry and baggage storage.