Hello Koh Samui! With your beautiful palm-fringed beaches, mountainous rainforest and huge golden Buddha. Yet none of this is complete without a great place to stay. Don’t fret! We’ve already found the 3 best hostels in Koh Samui for you.
Too much time can be spent researching epic hostels – we did the hard work so now all you have to do is choose.
One of these great hostels has a swimming pool, the other cosy pod beds. It’s going to be a tough choice!
Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). 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.
Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach is the perfect location and the facilities are so modern and the property is well-designed and maintained. It feels like you are staying at a hotel!
It sits perfectly on the beach, between beachfront night clubs to the right of the property and quieter classy sit-down dinner places around. They also have a variety of tours and daily activities on offer so you’re never bored.
I mean, take a look at the outdoor swimming pool that overlooks the ocean – that says it all, right?!
We doubt you need much more convincing but we’re going to continue anyway…
Perks at Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach:
In fact, it’sactually possible to swim right up to the bar to order a drink. Pretty cool, right?
When you’re not enjoying your favourite cocktail (or five), we recommend making the most of the beachside restaurant and ample deckchairs that line the sand.
Psst! Spot the floating DJ booth and super fun games hub.
This hostel offers high-end female and mixed shared accommodation, plus deluxe twin and double rooms with a sea view!
Family rooms are also available and no matter which one you choose you’ll be spoilt with comfort and modern amenities.
Location: Situated in Chaweng and with Central Festival Samui reachable within 500 m. Chaweng Walking Street is 1.6 km from Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach, while Solo Bar is 1.6 km away. The nearest airport is Samui International Airport, 6 km from the accommodation. It is 16.1 km away from Full Moon Party, Rin Beach.
Are you excited on finding the perfect hostel and best beaches in Koh Samui for couples and solo travellers? We suggest that if you found the place for you, it is time to check availability right away and book it now!
We have given you our personal favorites and we wish that you won’t need to look to other sites. But if our provided places to stay in Koh Samui are not good enough for you, we have more hostels in Koh Samui listed for you.
In this list, you will see other hostels that we think you might consider. So, check it out.
Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel
Casa Luna Hostel Koh Samui
Samui Beach Hostel
KC Resort & Over Water Villas
Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel
Super chill vibe with the beautiful beach, the lapping of waves right there in front of you. The facilities at Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel are great and the communal areas are amazing. This beach hostel is a must try.
Staff are so wonderful and willing to help you and the atmosphere is so chilled but you can always find people to party with you if that’s what you are into.
Perks at Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel:
Location: Located in a beautiful beach setting 2 km south of Lamai Beach and 9 km south of Chaweng Beach.
Casa Luna Hostel offers a standard accommodation but it is actually one of the cheap hostels in Koh Samui which is actually cool.
Rooms are clean and spacious. Guests will really enjoy it. There are really no common areas in this hostel except for the restaurant. The food is actually great but affordable.
The staff are really friendly and very helpful with advise where to go and what to see in Koh Samui.
Perks at Casa Luna Hostel:
Very good breakfast
Location: The property is within 2.7 km of Chaweng Beach. The nearest airport is Samui International Airport, 2.1 km from the hostel. It is 39 minute drive from Koh Samui The Beach and 26 minute Tiki Tiki Beach Hostel Koh Samui or Tiki Tiki Hostel Koh Samui.
It is a capsule style hostel located directly at the beach. The staff was friendly and helpful. It is definitely a good place to stay for travellers who want to save money.
No kitchen or laundry facilities but it is really expected for hostels who offer cheap price.
Perks at Samui Beach Hostel:
Location: Located within a few steps of Lamai Beach and 1.4 km of Rocky’s Beach. Silver Beach is 2.8 km from the hostel, while Hin Ta and Hin Yai Rocks is 2.1 km away. The nearest airport is Samui International Airport, 19 km from Samui Beach Hostel. 22 minute drive away from Koh Samui go go bars.
Let us have a look on the map. Below we list all three best Koh Samui hostels on a map.
As the heart of Koh Samui getting around is easy and shopping a breeze. 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:
Wat Plai Laem
Fisherman’s Village Bophut
Na Mueang-1 Waterfall
Secret Buddha Garden
Big Buddha Koh Samui
This is a great destination if you love fun, affordable activities. See for yourself:
Alright, you should have found your accommodation already. Below we list all the frequently asked questions. Have a look.
What are the Koh Samui hostel for solo travellers?
Still asking yourself, where to stay in Koh Samui backpacker?! This is an easy one: P168 Hostel is certainly the coolest hostel in Koh Samui for solo travellers.
P168 Hostel is the best backpacker accommodation Koh Samui has to offer.
Are hostels in Koh Samui safe?
Not all hostels in Koh Samui are necessarily safe, especially the one that offers the cheapest price in sketchy areas. It might be an illegal hostel, without proper license to run and safety measures.
So in all fairness, it is best to check out Hostelgeeks.com because we feature safe hostels in Koh Samui. Please note that we are not your ordinary travel blog Koh Samui because we care. You can find backpacker hostel with top ratings! Keep a close eye on the overall ratings on booking platforms!
If you are not secure, you can also send us an email and ask us!
What are the best hostels in Koh Samui?
You can find the best Koh Samui hostels in this article!
We’d like to balance this guide out by offering you Samui Hostel, a quiet and basic option perfect for the budget traveller.
This is a no-frills hostel that puts all its energy in to cleanliness and friendliness.
Room choices include:
12 dorms with 6-10 beds
12 private rooms (twin, double)
The mixed dorms have a lot of space and the beds sure are sturdy thanks to their thought-out design.
Although they don’t come with curtains, you will have your own light and power socket to help you wind down easier.
Note: be aware that the free Wi-Fi only works in the common area.
Actually, we quite like this. It’s the perfect opportunity to hang out in a communal area and get chatting.
Without doubt the highlight of Samui Hostel is the staff. You’ll be welcomed with a smile and treated like family during your stay. Ask them anything, they’ll do their best to help!
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