Best Hostels in Thailand

Cheers and welcome to the best Hostels in Thailand. All listed properties are absolute premium hostels, designed for the modern budget traveler in style. We have visited these places and handpicked them for you. Here is our collection of the best hostels in Thailand, including videos and photos.

We list fun and cool hostels for all styles in this list:

  • hostels for couples
  • hostels for solo-travellers
  • Backpacker
  • crazy party hostels in Thailand

Are these the best Hostels in Thailand?


All featured backpacker accommodations are Eco-friendly, design driven, unique, social, and working with great hostel staff!

If you are into social, unique and design accommodations, this is your place to be!

Put on a map: best hostels in Thailand

In this map we show all 5 Star Hostels and destinations we cover. Please zoom in to Thailand and area to have a closer look. We reviewed also hostels in Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines.

1 hostel per destination

We only pick the #1 hostel for all destinations.

We unbox the hostels and check all their pros and cons. For each destination, there can be only 1 hostel a 5 Star-Awarded Hostel. This is your shortcut to your hostel-picks, saving you lots of time in your accommodation research.

And for sure, it gives you the security of a top-hostel choice without any bad surprises.

Update: We now cover as well curated 3-best hostels guides to cities with no 5 Star Hostels. Destinations with no 5 Star Hostel are Tokyo, Kyoto, Seoul, Hong Kong, Beijing.

How to book Hostels in Thailand?

In every destination guide and hostel review we give you the options to book (Hostelgeeks does not offer a booking service).

All 5 Star Hostels are cheaper when booking through the official website. We give you the direct access so you can save some travel-money. Hurray!

For the other hostel-destination guides we give you the most popular booking platforms, and ways to get better prices. The websites are:

Read our guide on how to book hostels (with websites to use)

Design Hostels in Thailand

Best Hostels in Thailand for Solo-Travellers

Party Hostels in Thailand

More hostels around Asia

You can find awesome hostels all around the Asian continent. From Japan, China, Taiwan to Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines – there are many cool and unique hostels to stay at.

Hostel Guide

We know so many hostels in Asia, we actually stayed in so so many hostels across the world. We are traveling since 2007, staying in the coolest places around. Therefore, we decided to put together this list of great Asian Hostels.

And not just that.

We also created a big guide to Hostels.

We will show you how to book your hostel in a smart way, what to take into account and more smart tips.

Here you find ALL our articles about hostels.

The most important articles to read are:

We discover them for you and put them all in one place, so you can find all the best hostels in Asia with 1 click.

List of the Best hostels in Thailand

Destination not listed?

That simply means there is currently no 5 Star Hostel. Make sure you check out our guides "best hostels in". Here we cover many more destinations.

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We will send you over a handpicked hostel recommendation.

Hostel Packing List

Okay, after finding all these super cool places, it’s time to see what you should pack in your backpack or suitcase. Make sure you always pick a quality hostel, it totally reduces the things you need to pack.

Here is our ultimate hostel packing list. It features 23 items you need to pack.

The main things to pack are:

Read the full packing list here.

Download Hostel Packing List

Staying up to date

This list of the best Asian Hostels, the 5 Star Hostels, will always stay up to date.

We will keep adding all the greatest budget accommodations across the world. Whether it is a Design Hostel, Boutique Hostel, Eco or Green Hostel - we will have a close look on these backpacker accommodations.

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