3 Best Hostels in Koh Phi Phi – #1 Destination for Solo Travellers in Thailand

3 Best Hostels in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand
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We at Hostelgeeks love Thailand; there’s no denying it. To add to our vast selection of Thai guides, we want to share with you the 3 best hostels in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand.

No doubt you’re ready for sun, sea, and seriously cool accommodation.

Our favorite hostels in Koh Phi Phi are:

  1. Dormsin Hostel - best for Backpackers
  2. Voyagers Hostel - best for Solo travelers
  3. Blanco Beach Bar - best for Party lovers
  4. Extra: Sand sea view resort - best for Couples

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We’re here to answer the important question of where to stay in Koh Phi Phi.

To save you time and make your planning easier.

This guide is perfect for YOU, when you…

  • are tired of crappy hostels!
  • want a social Hostel to actually meet people
  • are happy to spend $1 to $2 more for a much better experience

There are so many beautiful places to see in this part of Asia, which is why we put together a guide to the 57 best hostels in Thailand.

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Quick Introduction to Koh Phi Phi

The average price for a bed: Hostels in Koh Phi Phi cost 5€ – 14€ per night for a bed in a dorm. A private room starts from 20€ up to 30€ per night. This is a rough average, just to give you an idea.

Prices always depend on the season and holidays. Please always check the exact rates on Hostelworld.com or Booking.com.

Check-In and Check-Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3 pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11 am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.

Koh Phi Phi vs. Phi Phi Islands: Don’t let the two names confuse you – they refer to the same place! Koh is simply the Thai word for ‘island.’

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The 3 Best Hostels in Koh Phi Phi are …

Let’s jump right into the coolest hostels in Koh Phi Phi.

  1. Dormsin Hostel – best for Backpackers
  2. Voyagers Hostel – best for Solo travelers
  3. Blanco Beach Bar – best for Party lovers
  4. Extra: Sand sea view resort - best for Couples

These are our favorite hostels in Koh Phi Phi. We want to make your life even easier, so we put all accommodations on a map for you. We even added our own tips for favorite restaurants, things to see, and more.

Overview: Best Hostels by Traveler Type

🦸 Solo Traveler: Voyagers Hostel
🙎‍♀️ best for Female Solo Traveler: Voyagers Hostel
🥳 Party Hostel:Blanco Beach Bar Hostel
👩‍❤️‍👨Couple Hostel: Sand sea view resort
👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel: Ibiza House Pool
👩‍💻 For Digital Nomads: Dormsin
🎒 For Backpackers: Dormsin

We put all three accommodations on the map; you will find the map at the end of the article.

1. Dormsin Hostel

Wander into Dormsin Hostel and quickly become friends with the funny, experienced backpacker friends Frank and Jason.

They’re not randoms but owners of this budget-friendly and intimate hostel in Koh Phi Phi.

These guys turned a holiday into an idea and birthed Dormsin Koh Phi Phi Hostel for fellow backpackers to enjoy.

Be sure to test their knowledge and have a chat with these two. They love to divulge local secrets so we hear.

Want to hear something else cool? Always.

This place has just one – yes one – room!

It is, in fact, home to 18 wonderful pod beds and even has a seating area to encourage socializing.

Quite important as it happens because it has been known for people to get a little too comfy inside their pod.

It’s no wonder when each pod has:

  • Linen & 24cm thick mattress
  • Reading light
  • Plug point
  • Hands-free bendable arm (for phones/ipads)
  • 4 hooks & shelf
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Dormsin Hostel

And before panic sets in, we can confirm that each bed also has a privacy curtain. This is really one of the best Koh Phi Phi island hostels.

If you want to store your things safely, remember your padlock and use the HUGE lockers.

No great hostel would be complete with free Wi-Fi (check) and a quality book swap (also check).

If you plan to paint the town red, make use of the handy ‘Boudoir’, which was specially designed with getting ready in mind.

Location: close enough to all the major bars and cafes, yet far enough from the noise. Loh Moo Dee beach is under 2km away from Dorms.

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Backpackers
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Dormsin Beds Dormsin Dorms

2. Voyagers Hostel

You just know a hostel is going to be cool when literally all of its photos include people having an awesome time!

Voyagers Hostel is obviously all about the social vibes and inclusive atmosphere.

Whilst the hostel itself isn’t overall impressive in terms of design and amenities, it more than makes up for its awesome location and easy ability to meet new people.

There is only shared accommodation here, with just one 10-bed mixed dorm on the property. This makes it extra intimate and supportive of making great connections.

Just make sure you beat your mate to the bottom bunk, as it comes with a privacy curtain!

What else?

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Light & charging point on each bed
  • Communal area
  • Key card access
  • Free snacks and drinks

Voyagers is close to the beach, but it also happens to be located in a quieter area where you get a break from the loud music.

This makes it a good choice if you prefer to get a good night’s sleep!

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Solo travelers
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Voyagers Hostel Dorms Voyagers Hostel

3. Blanco Beach Bar

Looking to have a party-fuelled time right on the beach?

Well, if you stay at Blanco Beach Bar you’ll not only be on the beach surrounded by great parties, but you’ll also get to enjoy:

  • Dorms with air conditioning
  • The safety of CCTV and 24/7 security guards
  • Free towel hire & WiFi
  • Hot showers

There’s a really fun and famous Blanco Boat Party which you have to try out during your stay, too!

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Blanco Beach Bar Dorms

Important: Loud music until 1 am most nights will be heard at this hostel. It’s a party hostel, so ensure you’re up for it before booking your stay.

Also good to be aware of; this hostel has an age limit of 40.

Blanco only has a range of dorm rooms, no privates. This adds to the ease of meeting new people for sure!

Choose between 4, 6, 8, 10, and 12-bed dorms, all of which are mixed and come with shared bathrooms.

The handy socket next to each bed means you can always keep your phone charged!

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Party animals
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  Blanco Beach Bar

4. Sand sea view resort

Situated on the sandy banks of Ton Sai Bay, Sand sea view resort  is the ultimate haven for anyone seeking a charming, less-crowded slice of paradise on Phi Phi Island.

This Phi Phi island hostel offers beachfront lodgings, bungalows, water sports facilities, and a tour desk. Depending on your choice and budget, you can opt for a room directly on the beach, with windows that face azure blue waves, or a room in the back with either AC or fans.

The hotel is just a ten-minute stroll from Phi Phi’s bustling main area, making it an excellent choice for backpacking couples or solo travelers seeking a peaceful and soothing escape.

If you’re someone who wakes up early, you’ll appreciate having the nearby beach all to yourself in the morning since this part of the island isn’t as crowded early on as others.

Location: 10-minute walk to the pier; the hostel is also near a diversity of shops, cafes, and bars, so you won’t need to make the journey every time you’re hungry or thirsty.

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for:

  • Couples
  • Solo travelers
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Best Hostels in Koh Phi Phi for Solo Travellers?

Keen readers will have noticed that all 3 of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi are perfect for solo travelers.

The main reason is that none of them offer private rooms!

Instead, there is a mix of privacy pods and open, classic bunk beds for the more pleasant.

Our top choice? Easily #2 Voyagers Hostel.

It’s an intimate accommodation with just one 10-bed dorm.

Easily make new friends here and enjoy the simplicity of the communal area so you can focus more on getting to know new friends.

Book Voyagers Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Voyagers Hostel is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

Party Hostels in Koh Phi Phi

Looking for a Koh Phi Phi party hostel? Sure, there are some crazy party hostels in Koh Phi Phi that will have you up all night and constantly amongst the music.

Yet, as we promised earlier; this guide aims to avoid the “young party kids”.havo

That’s why we recommend Hangover Hostel Koh Phi Phi as a good party hostel option. It is also near to the beach bar.

As we mentioned earlier, this is more of a base to get the night started.

Meet friends in the big dorms, drink outside, and then hit the nearby parties.

There are no crazy activities or drinking games, so the party pressure isn’t intense.

If you decide not to continue the party, enjoy a quiet night’s sleep as everyone else heads into town.

Book Hangover Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Hangover Hostel is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi, Thailand

More Koh Phi Phi Hostels worth a mention

We have listed our favorites! If it isn’t enough, here are more hostels Koh Phi Phi can offer!

  • Ibiza House Pool
  • Blanco City Hostel

Ibiza House Pool

Ibiza House Pool is a great hostel for a house pool party. Experience the best Ibiza pool party Phi Phi has.

They are located near the beach where buzz and nightlife are all over!

You will really enjoy your stay here with your friends, family, and love ones because they have rooms and dormitories that will cater to all your needs.

They have luxury villas with private pool that is quiet and relaxing recreation.

Hostel highlights:

  • Restaurant-Bar
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi

There are plenty of activities, such as boat trips to the surrounding islands, snorkeling, kayaking, and other non-motorized water sports.

Location: Ibiza Hostel Phi Phi is located 50 m from Loh Dalum Bay, 400 m from Ton Sai Bay, and 2.5 km from Long Beach.

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Solo travelers
  • Couples
Book Ibiza House Pool here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Blanco City Hostel

Blanco City Hostel is great value and super close to the Blanco beach.

Cool: This is the sister hostel of our #3 recommendation Blanco Beach Bar Hostel.

This hostel has 6 bathrooms, 4 showers for our 26 guests. Every bed has a private light and power point and is air-conditioned. We have two 10 bed dorms and one 6 bed dorm with en-suite also.

Hostel highlights:

  • Restaurant-Bar
  • Tour Desk
  • 24 hours security
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wifi

Staff was very, very friendly and helpful. You will feel at home here at Blanco City Hostel.

Location: Blanco City Hostel is set in Phi Phi Don, 300 m from Ton Sai Pier, Blanco City Hostel offers air-conditioned rooms and a bar.

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Solo travelers
  • Backpackers
Book Blanco City Hostel here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

What about the cheapest hostels in Koh Phi Phi?

Of course, there are always cheap hostels. But how do you actually find them? When you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you want to save every dollar, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Koh Phi Phi.

  1. Open Hostelz.com with a full list of all hostels in Koh Phi Phi
  2. add your dates
  3. Order the listings by price

Simple as that.

Hostelz.com is a price comparison site for hostels. They list every single one in the world and tells you exactly which website is cheaper to use.

Another smart Tip: Check what is actually included, and what is excluded. Take a closer look at the location, too. A further location might mean more costs in transport.

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How to book?

The most popular booking platforms are Booking.com and Hostelworld.com. On both platforms, your credit card is 100% protected and the booking 100% confirmed.

We included some handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.

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We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible! All of Koh Phi Phi best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish and good hostels, secure your room/bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.

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Our Favorite Hostels in Koh Phi Phi put on a map + sights

Let us have a look on the map. Below we list all three best Koh Phi Phi hostels on a map.

Personally, we love to plan our trips with a map having all sights and potential hostels on it. We thought this map will help you with planning your trip too.

We also included the main tourist attractions you’ve to know in this list:

  • Koh Phi Phi Lee
  • Maya Bay
  • Bamboo Island
  • Ton Sai Beach
  • View Point 1 Koh Phi Phi
  • Ao Tonsai Pier

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Closed: @The Pier 519 Hostel

Without doubt, @The Pier 519 Hostel will leave you saying “what a pleasant stay” on your way out.

This cute little hostel houses just 3 different rooms plus a terrace area where you can relax and chill.

It’s actually very easy to meet people here because of the small space.

Start your stay with a friendly welcome from the staff. It will be enough to keep the smiles flowing to everyone in your room!

All of the rooms are mixed dorms, ranging from 14-16 beds.

So although the social spaces are minimal, the rooms create a perfect opportunity to get chatting.

Having said that, it’s also possible to enjoy some privacy.

Each dorm bed includes the following:

  • Privacy curtain
  • Power outlets
  • Reading light
  • Under bed storage

No one will be upset if you decide to close the curtain on the world – that’s what it’s there for.

Note: this hostel only accepts payments in cash.

There’s also a handy tour desk at reception if you have any questions or need ideas.

This is truly one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi if you’re looking to enjoy a quiet stay close by to the nightlife.

Basically: party hard locally and return to @The Pier for a good night’s sleep.

Location: a quiet area 2 minutes from the pier and less than 10-minutes to great beaches and parties. There’ll be no need for public transport to get around.

This is one of the best hostels in Koh Phi Phi for

  • Female solo travelers

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