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Dancing Elephant Hostel
Ko Phangan, Thailand

95/16 Moo 6 Baantai
Haadrin Village
Ko Phangan
Surat Thani (Changwat Surat Thani), Thailand  84280

Welcome to Koh Phangan's best hostel, be ready to live the time of your life!

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Property type: Hostel     98 guest rooms/units   Year built: 2008
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DANCING ELEPHANT is glad to offer a first advice:

To fully enjoy the Full Moon festival we recommend to arrive Full Moon D-5.

You come for a music festival, don’t you? Every night, from the sunset to the dawn, warm up party, party and after party!

DANCING ELEPHANT is famous since 6 years already, do not miss it!

DANCING ELEPHANT is proposing a range of packages, suitable for all, and without any fear we are proudly announcing: THE BEST ON THE MARKET.

Please take a tour on our DEALS (upper tab).

THE BEACH: 5 nights, 6 days living in 15 VIP bunk, unlimited drinks, warm-up, laundry.

THE CASTLE: 5 nights, 6 days living in 15 VIP bunk, unlimited drinks, breakfast and dinner, warm-up, laundry.

THE MOONERS CLUB: 5 nights, 6 days living in 15 VIP bunk, unlimited drinks, breakfast and dinner, transfers, warm-up, 4 night-time events, laundry.

THE JUNGLE: 5 nights, 6 days living in 15 VIP bunk, unlimited drinks, breakfast and dinner, transfers, warm-up, 4 day-time activities, laundry.

THE DANCING ELEPHANT: 5 nights, 6 days living in 15 VIP bunk, breakfast and dinner, unlimited drinks, transfers, warm-up, 4 day-time activities, 4 night-time events, laundry.

Packages also available for private rooms on request.

Six years ago DANCING ELEPHANT was the first and ORIGINAL hostel in Koh Phangan. Ever since its inception it’s one of the best around. Located in the heart of Haad Rin village we located very close to the famous Full Mon Party beach, Haadrin sunrise beach. You will find in the immediate surrounding shops, restaurants, massage parlors, medical center and motorbike rental shops.

Our hostel is only a 2 min walk away from the FULL MOON PARTY beach.

The pier 250 meters away. Whether you are traveling by yourself or with friends Dancing Elephant is the best place to meet new people and have the time of your life.

Our dorms are air conditioned, comfortable and have good sized mattresses. Hot shower, hi-speed Wifi, laundry(included in the packages), 50" TV + hundreds of movies, night guard, 2 bars (in and outdoor) + animations, DJs, 3 wifi networks, travel desk, Thai and foreigner staff speaking English, proximity with the beach, deposit and activities desk, Thai and international staff speaking English.
In case you are traveling as a couple we also have double beds that you can book. All year round we provide the whole facilities package.

Our mission is to ensure that you have the best possible time ever which is why on arrival you will receive our legendary briefing which will give you all the information you need to make your stay unforgettable and safe. We will also be happy to answer any other questions you have about the island or your onward travels.

So if it is a clean and safe (lockers, night auditor, CCTV) hostel with an exciting, entertaining, fun and friendly atmosphere that you are looking for Dancing Elephant is where you need to be.

See you soon!!

Check in: 11 am till late 2:00 pm for the full moon week.

Check out: 12 pm noon

Minimum stay:

5 nights for full moon week

7 nights for new year.

Payments terms: 50% prepayment for full moon week and the balance due on arrival

* On receiving your booking through hostelworld we will send you an e mail requesting you to prepay 50% or 100% of the total booking amount. You can pay this amount using any credit card.

No prepayment = no confirmed booking.

No show = no refund

Please cancel a full 7 days prior to arrival

Location & Transportation

  DirectionsLocated in the heart of Haadrin, you cannot find more central.
All your needing will be satisfied in a 100 meters range.
The amazing night life is only 2 minutes walk from Dancing Elephant, and every nights, during the full moon week, we are organizing an unforgettable warm up party.
The first and original street party in Haadrin is @ Dancing Elephant hostel!
  TransportationIf you are arriving to Koh Samui airport, you will transfer to Koh Phangan with the 'Haadrin Queen' boat. Plesae read the daily boat schedules, from Big Buddha pier:

Koh Samui to Koh Phangan
10:30 am-11:15 am
13:00 pm-13:45 pm
16:00 pm-16:45 pm
18:30 pm-19:15 pm

You can come to Koh Phangan by speed boat, from Koh Samui. It will cost about 6000 bahts per boat and take only 15 minutes. This service is available all day till late in the evening. Ask the taxi driver at the airport
  AirportKo Samui airport

Amenities & Attractions

  Local Attractions
Full moon party beach 300 meters
Half moon party 7 km
Gay friendlyGroup services
Laundry/valet serviceLuggage carriers
Meeting facilitiesMulti-lingual staff
Parking (free)Restaurant on site
Safe deposit boxSmoking permitted
Sports/activitiesTaxi service
Tour/sightseeing assistanceWIFI (free)

Guest Room Amenities

We have 98 beds, the best place to meet the best friends! The rooms have air con and hot shower, also in the 41 beds each bed have plugs and lights! Deposit box under 24/7 surveillance available, do not forget your padlock.

  Room Types
Mixed Dorm
  Room Amenities
A/C climate controlBackpacker facilities
Mountain view roomsRefrigerator
Safe box in roomShared bathroom
Showers without bathTelevision
Television (cable/satellite)Toiletries
Wake-up calls

Payment Information

Rate details: FULL MOON WEEK
Deposit requested prior to arrival: After confirming your reservation, you will be contacted by Dancing Elephant Hostel.
Credit cards accepted on location: PayPal 
Cancellation policy: Unless otherwise specified, booking payments are non-refundable.
Prepayment 50% at the booking time.
Cancellation 7 days prior arrival.

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