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Reviewed 11 January 2015

We hadn't booked accommodation in Ao Nang before arriving (peak season; dumb idea) and we, understandably, spent a whole evening being told "fully booked" by an array of different hostels and hotels. Luckily we eventually landed ourselves on the Laughing Gecko's doorstep! Nui was a wonderful host and helped us organise our adventures around Ao Nang. The bungalow was simple...

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Figueira da Foz, Portugal
Reviewed 25 December 2014

very nice place, basic but very confortable and genuine. if you dont want to stay in noisy hotels and streets this is the best place to go. nice bungalows inside a big garden. the owner and his friends they are awesome and they are ready to help you anytime. very very good place, i had a very nice experience!!!

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 6 December 2014 via mobile

This was a genuine thai experience . Really humbling. The host nui, is awesome . Super accomdating , good to talk to and helped with all my bookings . I have to say it was a really great experience. The sleep was relaxing I felt like I was camping and it was cool to be around chickens and cows. I...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 November 2014

The owner of Laughing Gecko is an awesome , relaxed and friendly local with ties to Toronto, Canada who can give you some great pointers on where to go in Thailand. The property is all open concept and has a very relaxed atmosphere where you can meet anyone and everyone! Share stories by the hammocks or have a drink or...

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Surabaya, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

First of all, I want to say thank you for the owner, Nui, for giving a memorable experience for my short stay in Ao Nang, Krabi. He alone was one of the reasons that make staying at this place worth it. He was very friendly and catered to all your needs, tours arrangement, moped rentals, even he cooked breakfast for...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 13 October 2014

A little late feedback. Not a "normal" hostel. But the best one I had on my Thailand visit. Slept in a 4 bed dorm, every bed has it's own mosquito blocker. The bathroom is simple. But you don't need any luxury when you are backpacking. Go there. Have nice conversation with Nui. Read. Chill. Paint. Meet other people. Grab some...

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Thank Jrme T
Finland
Reviewed 1 October 2014

Very very very wonderful place and owner Nui is most kindest man i`ve never met! Next time i go to thailand i go this place again! I recommend to taste egg&toast sandwich and ice cold orange juice when you wake up this place.

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Reviewed 13 June 2014

this was our honeymoon and i must say that although we've stayed in luxuries hotels in Ao nang and Bangkok, this is our favorite place so far and i cannot imagine better experience than this.we will definitely return back as it was once in a lifetime experience. we've met so many people and Nui was accommodating and the best host...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Very nice stay for vacation and visiting Ao Nang simpel way. Good location near the beach where local peaple are having picnic. Many bars and restorans with good value are in 3 minute walk away. Also you have water, soft dinks, beer etc. 24h available at receptiondesk, aswell all other services when you ask the owner.

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is a really lovely home-from-home for those who like to escape from the crowds in Krabi into a beautiful secluded retreat in a natural setting. If you are someone who doesn't mind the sounds and experiences of sleeping in amongst the wildlife, a basic but functioning bathroom, and is looking for a relaxing place to stay with a warm...

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Address: Nopparathara Beach, Ao Nang, Krabi Town, Thailand
Region: Thailand > Krabi Province > Krabi Town > Ao Nang
Number of rooms: 18
Also Known As:
Laughing Gecko Krabi/Ao Nang
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“Wooden huts in the woods”
 of 5 bubbles V1317HFkatieh, 6 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The bungalows are larger than the single rooms with own bathroom and shower so better book a bungalow if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles FABIETTO75, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Bamboo bungalows at 500 baht a night - a bargain!”
 of 5 bubbles KirstyB832, 2 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Our bungalow was close to the main house so I could get WiFi easily, otherwise you just have to walk a few feet to the common area.”
 of 5 bubbles 737lauren, 27 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The dorms are very cozy I hear, where you sleep next to your roomate. (remember these are huts) I suggest a private hut!”
 of 5 bubbles Madasil, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
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