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Dancing Elephant Hostel
Interior view, Dancing Elephant Hostel in Ko Pha-ngan
Interior view, Dancing Elephant Hostel in Ko Pha-ngan
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Kid’s club, Dancing Elephant Hostel in Ko Pha-ngan
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Very good

3 reviews

3 reviews

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Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Popular landmarks
Diamond Muay Thai 2.1 km
Ao Chaloklum Bay 9.3 km
Salad Beach 9.3 km
Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach 9.4 km
Nearby landmarks
Thong Sala Beach 10 m
R&S, Baan Tai 160 m
Kobra Muay Thai Stadium 240 m
Akachai Pharmacy 280 m
Big C Supermarket 340 m
Big C Market 350 m
Ao Bang Charu 380 m
U Contemporary Art Gallery 500 m
Bangkok Hospital Samui Clinic - Koh Phangan Branch 510 m
First Western Hospital 530 m

Dancing Elephant Hostel

100/1 Moo 1 Baantai, Thong Sala, Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand, 84280 - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in Thong Sala, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Bottle Beach. Massage and restaurant are among the special facilities that will enhance your stay with on-site convenience.


Inside city center

Check-in/out [express]

Private beach

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Daily housekeeping


Bicycle rental

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Check-in/out [express]

BBQ facilities

Luggage storage

Private beach


Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Ko Pha-ngan every 11 minutes on
Value for money6.7
Distance to city center1.7 km
Location rating9.3
Nearest airportSamui Airport (USM)
Distance to airport18.8 km

Frequently asked questions

Does Dancing Elephant Hostel offer laundry services?

Yes! Dancing Elephant Hostel offers laundry service at your grasp for whenever you need your favorite outfits clean and fresh all throughout your holiday. Please contact the property for more information.

What is the average travel time to the nearest airport from Dancing Elephant Hostel?

The average travel time to get from Dancing Elephant Hostel to the airport is 90 minutes, but please bear in mind that the travel time may fluctuate based on traffic, weather conditions, and time of day.

What points of interest are near by Dancing Elephant Hostel that are in walking distance?

While residing at Dancing Elephant Hostel, jump start your vacation by checking out the closest attractions that are within walking distance to the property which include R&S, Baan Tai, Kobra Muay Thai Stadium, and Big C Supermarket.

In which languages can Dancing Elephant Hostel's employees communicate?

Dancing Elephant Hostel can converse up to 6 languages which includes English for guests that have a preference for this language. Please refer to the "Amenities and facilities" section and in the "Languages spoken" category to find out what other languages this property supports.

What is the average rating that past Solo travelers' have given to Dancing Elephant Hostel?

Past solo travelers that have stayed at this property have given Dancing Elephant Hostel an average rating of 8.2. You can look up more detailed customer reviews and remarks by filtering for a specific type of verified travelers down in the review section.

What restaurants are close by Dancing Elephant Hostel?

Dancing Elephant Hostel’s neighborhood is Thong Sala which comprises of popular restaurants such as The Shack, Mandolino Pizzeria, and The Canteen.

What popular beaches are near to Dancing Elephant Hostel?

Dancing Elephant Hostel is situated in the Thong Sala neighborhood, including Ban Tai Beach.

What well-known natural sightseeing destinations are near Dancing Elephant Hostel?

Dancing Elephant Hostel is situated within Thong Sala, which makes it suitably close to natural scenery including Than Sadet Waterfall National Park.

What time is check-in and check-out at Dancing Elephant Hostel?

Check-in is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM. You may inquire about early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guest visitors checking in or out before or after the specified periods may be charged an additional fee.

What is the closest airport to Dancing Elephant Hostel?

The closest airport to Dancing Elephant Hostel is Surat Thani Airport, 114.0 km away.

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More about Dancing Elephant Hostel

More about Dancing Elephant Hostel

Dancing Elephant Hostel

See all the incredible sights of Ko Pha-ngan when you stay at Dancing Elephant Hostel. This hostel is strategically placed in the heart of the city, surrounded by the popular landmarks. Grab some beach time with a stay at Dancing Elephant Hostel, just 10.2 km from Bottle Beach.
The facilities and services provided by Dancing Elephant Hostel ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hostel's free Wi-Fi internet access. The hostel provides taxi and car hire services to help you get to where you want to go in Ko Pha-ngan. Parking is always available, provided by the hostel for their driving guests.
While lodging at this wonderful hostel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hostel's ticket service and tours. The hostel's on-site laundry service helps you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less. In-room conveniences include daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay.

Dining and things to do

Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Wake up bright and energetic in the mornings with a cup of good coffee offered at the cafe right at the hostel. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options. Have fun at night with your travel companions right at the hostel's karaoke rooms, bar and nightclub.
If you're truly selective about eating, you'll be grateful for the in-house BBQ facilities available here.
To fill your days, be sure to check out the fantastic facilities offered at Dancing Elephant Hostel. The hostel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Be sure to enjoy the accessible beach nearby. Pamper and indulge yourself with a visit to the massage. Hot days can be cool fun with water activities like fishing, non-motorized water sports, motorized water sports and diving.
You won't need anything for water activity fun other than your own enthusiasm, with aquatic activity conveniences like boats and canoes made available at Dancing Elephant Hostel. In a competitive mood? Get sporty with your travel group or other guests at the ping-pong table and badminton court in the hostel. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area. Souvenir shopping for yourself or those back home takes no time at all at the shops and souvenir shops.

Around the property

There are many attractions to discover within close proximity to Dancing Elephant Hostel. Your exploration of the surroundings of Dancing Elephant Hostel begins with a visit to Diamond Muay Thai only 2.1 km away.

Reasons to stay here

Rooms here are cheaper than 86% of accommodations in the city.
This hostel scores higher than 98% of accommodations in the city for its location.

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Amenities and facilities



Languages spoken
  • English
  • Burmese
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Thai
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Badminton court
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Diving
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Karaoke
  • Massage
  • Nightclub
  • Private beach
  • Table tennis
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
  • Water sports (motorized)
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Breakfast [buffet]
  • Breakfast [continental]
  • Coffee shop
  • Restaurants
Services and conveniences
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elevator
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Infirmary
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shops
  • Smoking area
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Pets allowed
Getting around
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Rental car
  • Taxi service
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental


100/1 Moo 1 Baantai, Thong Sala, Ko Pha-ngan, Thailand, 84280


  • Samui Airport (USM)
    18.8 km
  • Surat Thani Airport (URT)
    113.7 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Akachai Pharmacy
    280 m
Convenience store
  • Family Mart
    1.4 km
Cash withdrawal
  • ATM
    1.4 km

What's nearby

Popular landmarks
  • Diamond Muay Thai
    2.1 km
  • Ao Chaloklum Bay
    9.3 km
  • Salad Beach
    9.3 km
  • Thong Nai Pan Yai Beach
    9.4 km
Nearby landmarks
  • Thong Sala Beach
    10 m
  • R&S, Baan Tai
    160 m
  • Kobra Muay Thai Stadium
    240 m
  • Akachai Pharmacy
    280 m
  • Big C Supermarket
    340 m
  • Big C Market
    350 m
  • Ao Bang Charu
    380 m
  • U Contemporary Art Gallery
    500 m
  • Bangkok Hospital Samui Clinic - Koh Phangan Branch
    510 m
  • First Western Hospital
    530 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Some helpful facts

  • Check-in from12:00
  • Check-in until22:00
  • Check-out from09:00
  • Check-out until11:30
  • Reception open until22:00
Getting around
  • Distance from city center1.7 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)90
  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)250 thb
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 thb
The property
  • Number of bars/lounges2
  • Number of floors1
  • Number of restaurants1
  • Number of rooms 20
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened2008
  • Most recent renovation2017

Reviews of Dancing Elephant Hostel from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
Very good
Value for money6.7
High score for Ko Pha-ngan
9+ Exceptional (1)
8-9 Excellent (0)
7-8 Very Good (0)
6-7 Good (2)
<6 Below Expectation (0)
Time of the year
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Showing 3 verified guest comments
Peng from China
Solo traveler
Stayed 5 nights in February 2017

party goers go gathering there happier”

Awesome, i love dance, i love dancing elephant every single night, good memories! u have the chance to dance and talk w world ppl in front the hostel, I love it. Thought I change my stay right afterwards cause there are not enough plugs to charge my cell phones(I have 2, 1 for private, 1 for work, had to keep it running beside other appliances), but I go back everyday to dance, I miss everyone of it, Davin? Ha, don't hate me cause I change stay, I will come and choose to stay in private room next time maybe. Good hostel, good memories.

Reviewed February 15, 2017

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Ehsan from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 5 nights in March 2016

Very Social but not very comfortable”

Excellent party place but the place is not to sleep or relax.

Reviewed March 30, 2016

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Agustin from Argentina
Stayed 5 nights in April 2016

Bien pero sabiendo adonde uno va”

Gran lugar organizado para gente muy joven. Fiesta asegurada, poco servicio y limpieza.

Reviewed April 25, 2016

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