Phi Phi hotels and lodging guide

Most digs are tucked up in the village

Invariably plugged as a luxury holiday destination, Koh Phi Phi has a great range of accommodation with the traditional backpacker joints of old slowly being replaced by high-end establishments. Nowadays the high season sees the limited selection of Phi Phi hotels becoming booked up extremely early, so those arriving without anywhere to stay might have to make do with less salubrious surroundings.

Out of season, however, you can find a comfortable guesthouse room for 500 baht and a decent hotel with pool for 1,000 baht, but over busy periods expect to pay double that. Surprisingly considering the post-tsunami hysteria, there are makeshift A-frame bungalows right on the beach for the backpacker crowd. But the island is generally expensive when in demand. Book well in advance if you want the priviledge of staying on the island.

Almost all Phi Phi resorts and accomodation can be found located on the narrow strip of land sandwiched between Ton Sai beach and Lo Dalam bay. For the very best rates we recommend booking with Agoda.

Budget Accommodation on Phi Phi

Prices are low season (April to October)

Phi Phi Don Chukit Resort
Deals are better off season, but even at peak times this establishment offers some respectable Phi Phi accommodation at equally respectable prices. Rooms range from deluxe suites with the full range of facilities to simpler bungalow-style accommodations with fan and basic bathroom. From US$80; 1 Moo 7, Ao Nang, Phi Phi Don …more details and booking

Paradise Resort
Located in a quiet area of Long Beach, just 10 minutes from Tonsai Beach, this establishment offers accommodation ranging from standard fan rooms to superior air-conditioned rooms. All are clean, well maintained and nicely decorated with private bathroom. From 1,300 baht for standard fan room to 2,500 for delux beachfront; 138/1 Moo 7, Ao Nang, Long Beach, Phi Phi Don, email: info@paradiseresort.co.th, website: www.paradiseresort.co.th

View Garden Resort
Cheap and cheerful guesthouse accommodation offering double rooms with own bathroom and shared balcony. 300 baht per night. Tel: 081 892 3150.

Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort
Simple but clean and elegantly furnished bamboo bungalows comprise the bulk of the accommodations on offer at this resort located around 15 minutes by boat from the main pier. The area is quiet and prices are reasonable for the standard of the rooms. Expect to pay US$35 for the cheapest accommodation in the low season and perhaps double this in the high season. Phak Nam Beach... more details and booking

Rock Backpacker
There are few places on Phi Phi Don as basic and simplistic as the Rock and if you are looking for completely no-frills accommodation at bargain prices, then this indeed is the place for you. Rates: 200 baht, 300 baht and 500 baht for dorms, singles and doubles respectively. Tel: (075) 601 021, email: pptherockbackpacker@hotmail.com.

Updated and correct: January 2013

Note! To secure a guaranteed room and find the best rates, we suggest you look online at Agoda.com. They seem to be the most competitively priced of the hotels sites.

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