Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Lo Dalam headland
The jungly headland at the northern end of Ao Lo Dalam is home to a flurry of building activity, with several new bungalow resorts mostly in the budget to flashpacker range popping up. Some offer terrific views across the bay.
Cheap and junglyMoo 7, Ao Lo Dalam
T: (090) 194 8210;
Good prices are not easy to find on Phi Phi, and these cheap bungalows will cost you buckets of sweat to reach. But if you don't mind being somewhat remote from the action, Phutawan's prices are hard ... Read the full review of Phutawan Bamboo Resort.
Scenic but could be friendlier9/1 Moo 7, Ao Lo Dalam
T: (075) 601 145;
You'll need a cold drink once you reach Phuphaya since it's found a rather steep walk uphill from the far northern end of Lo Dalum beach. Set amidst a flurry of new construction on this headland ... Read the full review of Phuphaya Seaview Resort.
Panoramic views22 Moo 7, Ao Lo Dalam
T: (092) 426 9198; F: (075) 601 420
Formerly the PP Sunset Pavillion, now under new ownership, this collection of 45 concrete and bamboo bungalows is the first you'll see among a number of new bungalow resorts being built along the ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Cozy Seafront Resort.
High on the hill with great views107 Moo 7 Ao Lo Dalam
T: (075) 601 200; F: (075) 601 200
Located at the far end of Lo Dalam beach, about a five-minute walk from the beach itself, this resort once had a secluded feel but now it's the first of a string of bungalow resorts winding their way ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Viewpoint Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 2 votes Midrange
Ton Sai Beach
This is the arrival point for Ko Phi Phi. The pier is at the centre, with most resorts out to the east. Behind the beach is Ton Sai village.
Efficient and well run1 Moo 7, Ton Sai Beach
T: (075) 610 100; F: (075) 601 102
Phi Phi Villa Resort has a handful of different styles of rooms, most of which are either freestanding chalets or adjoining bungalows. Rooms are of a good size, though the concrete finish in the ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Villa Resort.
Great views, expansive resort69/1 Moo 7, Ton Sai Beach
T: (075) 601 127; F: (075) 601 126
The reception for Arayaburi actually looks after two properties belonging to the same owner, Bayview and Arayaburi, with the former being the older and slightly more affordable of the two. Between ... Read the full review of Arayaburi Resort and Bay View Resort.
Hidden away apartment-style roomsWestern end of Ton Sai Beach
T: (075) 601 365;
Mama Beach residence is nestled against the cliffs at the far western end of Ton Sai Bay on a lovely section of beach well away from the mayhem of Ton Sai village. Accommodation is in the form of a ... Read the full review of Mama Beach Residence.
Jungle vibeBetween Ton Sai Beach and Long Beach
T: (083) 649 9492;
Not on Ton Sai Beach itself, sprawling Viking Resort runs across a couple of beaches between Arayaburi and Long Beach and offers a wide range of bungalows, including quite comfortable and solid ... Read the full review of Viking Nature Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 12 votes Midrange
Clean huts, crowded poolTon Sai Beach
T: (075) 601 077; F: (075) 601 078
Of the resorts along this length of Ton Sai Bay, this is about the pick of the bunch. They have a wide variety of rooms available from very old, fan-cooled bungalows to new air-con chalets and ... Read the full review of Andaman Beach Resort.
Hotel style rooms with a pool1 Moo 7, Ton Sai Beach, Ko Phi Phi
T: (075) 601 106; F: (075) 601 107
Phi Phi Andaman Legacy has two styles of rooms — aged bungalows that predate the tsunami and a large three-storey hotel building towards the rear of the resort. The bungalows, which are ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Andaman Legacy.
Besic air-con huts1 Moo 7, Ton Sai Beach, Ko Phi Phi
T: (075) 601 111; F: (075) 601 113
Andaman Resort is the most affordable of the beachside places along this stretch of Ton Sai Bay, but that's not to say it is especially good value. While the simple bungalows are air-con, the one we ... Read the full review of Andaman Resort.
Ton Sai village
Quite simply central Ton Sai village parties late. If you're on a budget, like a party, late night food, don't mind touts and can handle things with a good grace then this is for you.
A good spotTon Sai village
T: (075) 601 227; F: (075) 601 280
The location isn't the greatest with respect to the beach, but the hilly rock-garden grounds are well-shaded, the welcome is warm and the staff particularly helpful. Chunut's collection of bungalows, ... Read the full review of Chunut House.600B to 1,500B 5 votes Flashpacker
Good value hotel style lodgingTon Sai village
T: (075) 601 062; F: (075) 601 046
P.P. Palmtree Resort is the best value hotel-style property in the village. It is about a five minute walk from Ton Sai Beach and ten minutes from Lo Dalam. Rooms are set in a multi-storey building ... Read the full review of P.P. Palm Tree Resort.
Upgraded old favourite63 Moo 7, Ton Sai village
T: (075) 601 045;
The Gypsy has been around a long while so imagine our surprise when we came upon it in 2014 and found not the dingy bungalow haunts of old but a gleaming white hotel with a pool. Sure, a two-storey, ... Read the full review of Gypsy Sea View Resort.
Good backpacker optionTon Sai village
T: (075) 601 302;
These old-school bamboo and thatch huts with hammocks out front and a sunken cold water bathrooms at rear are, for the standard and location, great backpacker value. They're actually in a kind of ... Read the full review of Flower Bungalows.
Central, spotless mini hotel194/1,5-6 Moo 7, Ton Sai village
T: (075) 601 149; F: (075) 601 149
Conveniently located straight across from the market in the centre of Ton Sai village, Ivory has no-nonsense air-con rooms with TV, minibar and free WiFi. This is a functional, clean mini-hotel and ... Read the full review of Ivory.
Smart minihotel rooms with a poolNear the post office, Ton Sai village
T: (075) 601 090;
The classiest of the JJ properties, JJ Residence is one of the growing number of clean and well-maintained mini-hotels in the centre of Ton Sai village, located just beside the post office and a very ... Read the full review of J.J. Residence.
Stunningly secluded viewsTon Sai village
T: (075) 601 121; F: (075) 601 123
It's a long climb up a lot of steps to the rooms here and the views, overlooking Ton Sai village and Lo Dalam in the distance, are great. The rooms have hardwood floors, fridges, TV, safes and ... Read the full review of Phitharom PP Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 3 votes Midrange
Backpacker option in the villageTon Sai village
The Rock is a central and very long-running rambling budget haunt in the centre of Ton Sai village. It's sort of hidden up in the rockery behind their boat-restaurant thing. Well shaded concrete ... Read the full review of The Rock Inn.
Great first impressionsTon Sai village, Ko Phi Phi
T: (075) 601 139;
Located on a sidestreet opposite the Irish Pub in the heart of Ton Sai village. Kinnaree bills itself as a boutique guesthouse but it is more just a typical Ko Phi Phi guesthouse. Ceramic frangipanis ... Read the full review of Kinnaree House.
A great spotUp the hill at the end of the viewpoint road, Ton Sai village
T: (081) 968 1436;
Tropical Garden Bungalows are a great option for the Viewpoint area, getting the aesthetics of their wooden bungalows just right. They're rustic without being too shabby, spacious and overflow with ... Read the full review of Tropical Garden Bungalows.600B to 1,500B 5 votes Flashpacker
Ao Lo Dalam
This white-sand beach at the western edge of the busy isthmus opposite Tonsai Bay is home to a string of late-night party bars and a growing number of bungalow resorts. Kayaking the shallow bay and lazing on the sands are the most popular activities by day. Don't forget your earplugs if you plan to stay here.
Sprawling and popular129, Moo 7, Ton Sai village
T: (075) 601 214; F: (075) 601 215
P.P Casita is owned by Phi Phi Hotel and offers a broad selection of rooms, with small cosy bungalows through to larger chalets, along with classy rooms in a hotel-like block structure. On our latest ... Read the full review of P.P Casita.
Unusual bungalowsAo Lo Dalam
T: (081) 894 1246;
Nestled in beside the excellent Ciao Bella Italian restaurant, Baia Baia is as good as the food is next door. There's only a handful of these quite unusually designed wooden bungalows on site and ... Read the full review of Baia Baia.
Modern hotel and a giant poolAo Lo Dalam
T: (075) 601 170; F: (075) 601 178
The biggest hotel on the island, Cabana certainly breaks local building regulations because of its size, and you'll either love it or hate it. On the plus side, it has a very well-sized, freeform ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Island Cabana Hotel.
Charmless but centralAo Lo Dalam
T: (075) 601 166; F: (075) 601 167
Before the tsunami, PP Charlie was a popular spot with about 30 bungalows right on the water. They were all destroyed and subsequently PP Charlie combined with PP Princess to offer hotel-style ... Read the full review of PP Princess and Charlie Beach Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 2 votes Midrange
Cheap and right on the beachAo Lo Dalam beach
T: (075) 601 285;
The main offering at PP Twin Palm Bungalows is very basic wood and thatch bungalows, all with room for a bed, a fan, and that's it. Some have been upgraded with air-con. These are not spacious beach ... Read the full review of PP Twin Palm Bungalows.
This very pretty strip of sand used to be Phi Phi's backpacker beach, but they've been priced back to the village now and it's flashpacker and up here now.
A beautiful addition to the islandLong Beach, Ko Phi Phi
T: (075) 819 206; F: (075) 819 205
It's difficult to miss Phi Phi The Beach Resort as it slowly spreads over the hillside behind Long Beach. The oversized bungalows, with their equally oversized verandas, really make no effort ... Read the full review of Phi Phi The Beach Resort.4,000B to 8,000B 2 votes Toprange
Our first choice on Long BeachLong Beach, Ko Phi Phi
T: (01) 968 3982;
We found the staff at the long-running Paradise Resort to be the friendliest of all the places on Long Beach and the rooms are of a good standard. As with Paradise Pearl at the northern end of the ... Read the full review of Paradise Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 3 votes Midrange
Good family-sized rooms138 Moo 7, Long Beach, Ko Phi Phi
T: (075) 601 246;
Paradise Pearl is the northernmost of the resorts on Long Beach, so if you're walking here you'll stumble out of the forest and into Paradise Pearl. While it has a handful of beachfront rooms, the ... Read the full review of Paradise Pearl Bungalows.1,500B to 4,000B 10 votes Midrange
Great viewsLong Beach
T: (075) 618 203;
Slowly being marginalised by the neighbouring Phi Phi The Beach resort, Phi Phi Hill was closed for low season when we last wandered through in September 2011 and while there wasn't a single staffer ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Hill Resort.600B to 1,500B 13 votes Flashpacker
Ao Toh Ko
This blip of a beach sits just to the south of Rantee Bay or a 30-minute scrabble over the rocks to the north of Lo Moo Dee. It's a very pretty beach and there is good snorkelling here.
Top spotAo Toh Ko
T: (075) 601 308;
Sitting on an idyllic stretch of very isolated beach on the east coast of Ko Phi Phi, Tohko Beach Resort is one of our long-running favourites on Phi Phi. It sits on an idyllic stretch of very ... Read the full review of Tohko Beach Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 43 votes Midrange
This pretty 300-metre strip of white sand along Phi Phi's east coast is reached only by boat or via a rugged path through the jungle from the viewpoint, giving it a secluded feel. It's now home to three resorts.
Quirky cliffside bungalowsMoo 7, Rantee beach
T: (089) 725 4411;
After sitting in half-built dereliction for a few years, this hillside resort was finally completed in 2013 and given a new name. Two styles of rooms are available, bamboo bungalows, some set along ... Read the full review of Rantee Cliff Beach Resort.
Ho-hum rooms but what a view!202 Moo 7, Rantee beach
T: (092) 124 0599;
These bamboo and concrete bungalows in a bit of a ramshackle setting are nothing special, but their beachfront location is hard to beat. Formerly called Rantee Sunrise bungalows, there's a choice of ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Rantee Beach Resort.
Pak Nam Beach
Pak Nam is set between Rantee and Lo Bakao and is home to a single excellent flashpacker spot. If you don't mind the isolated location, and it fits your budget, look no further.
Best spot on Ko Phi PhiPak Nam Beach
T: (089) 475 6536;
Look, we'll just come out and say it, as long as you don't mind the isolation, if this fits your budget, Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort is the best place on Ko Phi Phi. The bungalows are beautiful and ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Relax Beach Resort.1,500B to 4,000B 8 votes Midrange
Ao Lo Bakao
Home to one of Ko Phi Phi's most exclusive resorts, Lo Bakao is a very pretty beach with a shallow drop, making it good for kids.
Style, style, style!49 Moo 8, Ao Lo Bakao
T: (075) 628 900; F: (075) 628 955
If you're going to pay ransom money to enjoy a four-star luxury resort, you'd better be sure your kidnappers will put you up in high style. With that in mind, don't hesitate to surrender to Outrigger ... Read the full review of Outrigger Phi Phi Island Resort and Spa.4,000B to 8,000B 2 votes Toprange
Found on the far northeastern corner of Phi Phi, Laem Thong is a bit of a luxury haven, but even if you can't afford to stay here this one-kilometre stretch of sand makes for a pleasant day trip.
A good family vacation spotMoo 8, Laem Thong
T: (075) 627 300; F: (075) 627 397
We know what you're thinking. There's a Holiday Inn a couple of miles from where you live, out on the highway. You never stay there, so why would you stay here? Well, because this one really is quite ... Read the full review of Holiday Inn Phi Phi Island.4,000B to 8,000B 1 vote Toprange
Recommended, if you can afford it!11 Moo 8, Laem Thong
T: (075) 627 000; F: (075) 627 025
The Zeavola could be the poster child for ecologically-friendly luxury development on Phi Phi. Accommodation is so discreetly situated you don't even know it's there when passing by on the beach; it ... Read the full review of Zeavola Hotel.over 8,000B 1 vote Luxury
Perhaps a good deal for a long stayMoo 8, Laem Thong
T: (075) 627 500; F: (075) 624 524
A poorer relation to the nearby Holiday Inn, the Erawan has two main styles of rooms: 18 rooms in a duplex bungalow setup with TVs, mini bars and so-so bathrooms, with good porches attached; and 28 ... Read the full review of P.P. Erawan Palms Resort.4,000B to 8,000B 1 vote Toprange
Decent choice for families53 Moo 8, Laem Thong
T: (075) 818 706; F: (075) 818 708
This sprawling 70-room resort set on the headland at the northern edge of the beach is the cheapest option on Laem Thong, with a wide range of room sizes and styles. We had a peek at their new ... Read the full review of Phi Phi Natural Resort.
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