Best Hostels In Bangkok Guide

Wondering where to find the best hostels in Bangkok? We’ve got you covered.

As one of the best places in the world to travel on a shoestring budget, Bangkok offers plenty of eccentric and affordable accommodation options.

That said, not all hostels located in Thailand’s capital are worth a look or a Baht. With this in mind, it’s always a good idea to do a little research before setting off on your adventure. Whether you’re looking for a Bangkok hostel with a pool or just a bed at one of the many Khao San Road hostels, you’ll always be able to find popular places to stay with excellent service and at good rates.

From delightfully cheap dorms to clean and chic private rooms, finding the right hostel will make all the difference to your time in the city.

Here are our picks for the best Bangkok hostels.

Best Hostels in Bangkok

Lub d Hostel Bangkok Silom

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Whether you’re looking for a dormitory room or private room with an en-suite or a shared bathroom, the Lub d hostel Bangkok offers you 18 very trendy and modern spaces to sleep. It’s one of the most popular chains in the city and routinely included in best Bangkok hostels round-ups.

  • 3-stars
  • 900 yards from Chong Nonsi BTS station
  • 0.9 miles from Si Lom MRT
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Daily maid services, laundry facilities and luggage storage
  • Air-con and hairdryers in all rooms
  • Cafe, bar and lounge open until midnight daily
  • Tour desk and 24-hour front desk

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Matchbox Bangkok Hostel

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As soon as you set foot inside Matchbox Bangkok Hostel, you’ll feel like you’ve arrived at a quirky boutique hotel in the heart of Sukhumvit. They offer both mixed and female-only dormitory rooms, and the surrounding area is full to the brim of world-class shopping, wonderful coffee shops and amazing restaurants. Definitely one of the best hostels in Bangkok.

  • 3-stars
  • 550 yards from Phrom Phong BTS station
  • 0.3 miles from Emporium and EmQuartier shopping malls
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Daily maid service, free luggage storage, laundry and dry cleaning available
  • Dorms are adults only and have either fan or air-con
  • Shared bathroom, toilet and kitchen
  • All beds have reading light, cable TV, electrical socket, curtain and locker
  • Rooftop terrace, lounge, shop, business facilities, barber and beauty store
  • 24 hour front desk and currency exchange

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The Cube Hostel

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If you like the sound of a Bangkok hostel with pool, The Cube Hostel could be the one for you. Situated in Silom, close to transport connections taking you to both downtown Bangkok and the Old City, this unique capsule-style hostel offers 7 mixed and female-only dormitory rooms with sleeping pods and lots of privacy.

  • 3-stars
  • 150 yards from Si Lom MRT station
  • 300 yards from Patpong
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Has an outdoor pool and garden
  • Bar, business centre, shared lounge and TV area
  • Shared bathroom
  • All dorms have air-con
  • Sleeping pods have safety deposit box, reading light and electrical socket
  • Single and double bed pods are available
  • Towels and free toiletries provided
  • Lockers, luggage storage and laundry service available
  • 24 hour front desk and tour desk

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Lamurr Sukhumvit 41

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Situated between the downtown hotspots of Phrom Phong and Thonglor, Lamurr is found on a quiet soi in Wattana with easy access to a healthy mix of nightlife, restaurants and shopping. All mixed and female-only dorms come with personal bunks to ensure your stay is always a comfortable one. Dorms are either 4, 6 or 8 bed and all boast very reasonable rates.

  • 200 yards from Phrom Phong BTS station
  • 250 yards from Emporium and EmQuartier shopping malls
  • Free WiFi in all dorms
  • Shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge
  • Daily maid service, laundry and luggage storage available
  • All rooms have air-con
  • All beds have reading light, locker and privacy curtain
  • 24 hour front desk and tour desk

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3Howw Hostel @ Sukhumvit 21

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We’re back in central Sukhumvit now, at the popular 3Howw hostel that’s just a 5 minute walk from the MRT and BTS station. Whether you prefer a private room or dormitory-style setting, this Bangkok hostel offers you it all and more. Thanks to its exceptionally low rates, this is a very accessible choice of accommodation for all travellers on a budget.

  • 2-stars
  • 200 yards from Terminal 21
  • 200 yards from Asok BTS and Sukhumvit MRT stations
  • 200 yards from Soi Cowboy
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Daily maid service, paid laundromat and luggage storage available
  • Outdoor terrace, snack bar, shared kitchen and lounge areas
  • All dorms have air-con, shared bathrooms and private lockers
  • All private rooms have cable TV, refrigerator and ensuite bathroom
  • 24 hour front desk, tour desk and ticket service

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Rimklong Hostel

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When it comes to the best hostels in Bangkok with a waterside view, you can’t beat Rimklong. With the Temple of the Golden Mount just a stone’s throw away and plenty of restaurants and markets on the doorstep, you’ll be spoiled for choice and culture each time you venture out the door. You have the choice of private double or twin rooms, or a 4, 6 or 8-bed dorm room, which are either mixed or female only.

  • 15 minute walk to the Grand Palace
  • 2 minute walk to Phan Fa Lilat Pier
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Daily maid service, laundry and luggage storage
  • Outdoor sun terrace, shared kitchen and lounge areas
  • Rooms are adult-only and come with air-con, toiletries and hairdryers
  • All dorms have privacy curtain and shared bathrooms
  • All private rooms have ensuite bathrooms

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In a Box Hostel

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Well-known for being cozy and homely, In a Box is one of the best Bangkok hostels in central Bangkok, Pathumwan. It offers explorers mixed and female dorms, as well as triple and quadruple rooms. While it’s a bit of a trek to the touristic delights of the Old City, it’s very near by the bright shopping lights of Siam.

  • 1-star
  • 50 yards to Phaya Thai BTS station and the Airport Rail Link
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Shared common area and kitchen
  • Luggage storage available
  • Family rooms and dorm rooms available
  • All rooms have air-con and personal lockers
  • Female and mixed dorm rooms available

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Khao San Road Hostels

There’s no denying it: the Khao San Road hostels are some of the most popular accommodations in the whole of Bangkok.

This area is commonly known as the backpacker ghetto of the city, thanks to its low prices, proliferation of hostels and its close vicinity to many of Bangkok’s best tourist and cultural attractions.

The choice of accommodation near Khao San Road varies greatly in quality but there are lots of friendly and convenient guest houses that offer you more bang for your Baht if you’re prepared to do a little research.

Here are some of our favourite Khao San Road hostels and low-cost hotels.

Buddy Lodge, Khaosan Road

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The Buddy Lodge can only be described as luxury guest accommodation and a very stylish Bangkok hostel with pool. Truthfully, it’s really a hotel but with low rates that will attract many would-be hostellers. Boasting superior and deluxe rooms with king and twin beds, as well as private balconies and numerous facilities, you won’t ever want to leave this place of paradise. Staying here truly feels like miles away from the chaos of Khao San Road.

  • 3-stars
  • 100 yards from Khao San Road
  • 700 yards from the Grand Palace
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Rooftop pool and pool bar, outdoor terrace and garden
  • Restaurant and nightclub onsite
  • Fitness center, sauna and shop
  • Room service, laundry service and luggage storage
  • All rooms have air-con, balconies, safe, refrigerator, toiletries and hair dryer
  • 24 hour front desk and tour desk

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Some Rest Hostel

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One of the best hostels in Bangkok has to be the Some Rest Hostel on Rambuttri Road for its 4-bed and 6-bed art deco-style dorms. Suitable for single tourists, group travelers and families, this guest house is only a short walk away from Khao San Road and many other popular cultural attractions. It’s also got a host of great facilities that are ideal for meeting new people.

  • 100 yards from Khao San Road
  • 800 yards from the Grand Palace
  • Free WiFi in all rooms
  • Daily maid service, laundry, dry cleaning and luggage storage
  • Outdoor terrace, indoor play area, garden and BBQ area
  • Shared kitchen, business facilities, lounge and TV area
  • Nightly evening entertainment
  • All rooms have air-con and lockers
  • Some rooms have terraces and balconies
  • 24 hour front desk and tour desk

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Sawasdee Bangkok Inn

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If you’re in search of Khao San Road hostels and hotels that provide you with value for money, look no further than Sawasdee Bangkok Inn. From standard singles and doubles to superior doubles and twins, each guest room is basic but reasonably comfortable. It’s also very affordable with almost 80 cheap rooms. The major plus here is the location: directly positioned on Khao San Road and within walking distance of most Bangkok attractions.

  • 2-stars
  • On Khao San Road
  • 700 yards from the Grand Palace
  • Free WiFi in all rooms
  • Luggage storage, airport shuttle, laundry services available
  • Onsite shop, cocktail lounge and buffet restaurant
  • Business centre
  • 24 hour front desk, tour desk and ticket service

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Nitan Hostel Khaosan

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This is one of our favourite Khao San Road hostels and generally one of the best hostels in Bangkok. Charmingly decorated and well maintained, accommodation varies from a family room to a bunk bed in a mixed dorm. Female only dormitories are also available.

  • On Khao San Road
  • 700 yards from the Grand Palace
  • Free WiFi in all areas
  • Luggage storage available
  • Adults only and no-smoking rooms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Shared lounge and TV area, shared bathrooms
  • Rooms have air-con, lockers, linen and privacy curtains

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And those are our picks for the best hostels in Bangkok!

Which do you think are the best Bangkok hostels?

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