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    The Best Backpacker Hostels in Phuket

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    Although Krabi isn’t as popular as Phuket, it’s certainly still one of the most loved destinations in Thailand. It’s a haven for nature and adventure lovers, especially among young travellers across the globe. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing time, sample delicious local cuisine, spend time on beautiful beaches, or party until the sun rises, Krabi has it all. The best thing is, you can enjoy everything that Krabi has to offer without having to break the bank, thanks to the number of top-notch backpacker hostels in the area.

    Sleeper Hostel
    Sleeper Hostel has everything you might be looking for in a backpacker hostel: comfortable bunk beds with privacy curtains, individual power sockets, hot showers, and even free snacks. In addition, you’ll get towels, an individual locker, and a personal reading light. The rooms are air-conditioned, so you can sleep peacefully without having to worry about the heat. There’s also a game room and a shared lounge area with DVDs and a cable TV to keep you entertained. You also don’t have to go anywhere for laundry since the hostel offers a coin-operated washing machine and dryer on-site. The best thing is, the beach is only a 10-minute walk away.
    • Pricing: Start from 286 THB per night (dormitory).
    • Address: 350 Mo. 2, Ao Nang, Amphoe Muang, Krabi 81180.
    Chanchalay Hip Hostel
    Conveniently located in Krabi Town, Chanchalay Hip Hostel is perfect for those who come to Krabi for leisure and business. You can access the city’s must-see destinations easily from this hostel. The hostel itself is full of character, offering both private boutique rooms and small dorms. Every part of the hostel is painted white with blue accents in the decoration, giving a clean and calming ambience. Some of the private rooms are equipped with LCD screen TV for entertainment, and all rooms have open-air showers. In addition, you can relax and unwind after a busy day exploring the city in the hostel’s garden.
    • Pricing: Start from 328 THB per night (private room).
    • Address: 55 Utarakit Rd, T. Paknum, Krabi Town, Krabi 81000.
    Reset Hostel
    Reset Hostel is located in Klong Muang Beach, offering a terrace and beautiful panoramic views of the ocean. The host of the hostel, Oily and her family, really do make sure that everyone who stays at the hostel feels comfortable. The dorms are spotlessly clean, with a homely atmosphere, free Wi-Fi, free snacks, and even travel tips. There’s also a common area, where you can find a flat-screen TV and watch anything you like. If you want to cook, the hostel also has a shared kitchen. Ao Nang is only a 20-minute tuk-tuk ride from the hostel. However, Klong Muang Beach is an equally beautiful place that’s located just a few steps away.
    • Pricing: Start from 356 THB per night.
    • Address: Klong Muang Beach – 208, Moo 3, Tambon Nong Talay, Amphoe Mueang Krabi, Krabi
    Pak Up Hostel
    Pak Up Hostel is a fun hostel located right in the heart of Krabi Town, near the ferry port to Koh Lanta. Attracting a diverse crowd, it’s a great place to find like-minded travellers and make new friends. Besides, the hostel co-runs the Krabi Pub Crawl and hosts frequent parties. It’s also close to Chao Fa road, so you don’t need to look far if you want to party all night. The rooms are homey, with comfy bunk beds, air conditioning, and large under-bed lockers. Therefore, you can rest comfortably after spending your day exploring the city and your night partying. The shared bathrooms are clean, with rain shower facilities. There’s also a restaurant on-site, where you can eat delicious local and international cuisine.
    • Pricing: Start form 169 THB per night (dormitory).
    • Address: 87 Utarakit Road, Paknam, Krabi Town, Krabi
    8 Sleeper Street
    Situated in Krabi Town, just around 1 kilometres from Wat Kaew Korawaram, 8 Sleeper Street Hostel offers simple rooms with city views. You can choose between private family rooms, mixed dorms, or female-only dorms. Each room is equipped with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV. The hostel also has a terrace where you can unwind and enjoy the air. The shared lounge is great to relax and meet new people as well. In addition, there’s a shared kitchen for you to cook.
    • Pricing: Start from 300 THB per night (dormitory).
    • Address: Krabi Town – 8, Chaokhun Road, Paknam, Meuang,
    Baan Baan Hostel
    Baan Baan Hostel is a home-away-from-home with amazing staff, a cosy atmosphere, and inclusive vibes that any traveller will love. Thanks to its location in the heart of Phuket’s Old Town, you’ll be surrounded by fun attractions and historic buildings to keep you entertained. A wide range of rooms is available, including private ensuite rooms with double beds and dormitory rooms with bunk beds. You’re free to use the communal kitchen during your stay here, and free snacks and drinks are available. Moreover, there are stylish indoor and outdoor spaces around the hostel where you can relax and meet fellow travellers. It’s truly one of the best hostels in Phuket.
    • Pricing: Start from 199 Baht per night.
    • Address: 259 Thalang Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Mueang Phuket District, Phuket 83000

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    Phuket Affordable Hostels

    The Memory at On On Hotel
    The Memory at On On is the oldest hotel in Phuket, dating back to 1927. It appeared in the 2000 movie, The Beach, as a run-down budget Bangkok hostel. Today, the hostel has been beautifully restored. Its interior has been renovated to create cute boutique private rooms and dorms. Also, its Sino-Portuguese facade now looks more elegant than ever. The rooms are all nicely decorated and feature modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Conveniently located in Old Phuket Town, there are numerous attractions within walking distance. The Phuket Trickeye Museum and Phuket Sunday Night Market are all within a 10-minute walk. Moreover, the Shire of the Serene Light and Phuket Centre Tour are close by as well.
    • Pricing: Start from 1,050 Baht per night.
    • Address: 19 Phang-Nga Rd., Talad Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000.
    ECO Hostel
    Eco Hostel Phuket is a stylish hostel located near the Old Town area, opposite the old Phuket bus station. The area around the hostel might not be very attractive, but you can walk to the Old Town streets and nearby markets easily. Additionally, if you want to catch the ferry to Phi Phi Island, this hostel can be a great base as it’s only a 10-minute drive away from Rassada Pier. The hostel is set within a 4-storey shophouse, with female dorms, mixed dorms, and private 3-bedrooms. It also has a café on the ground floor, which is a nice place to enjoy some coffee or meet like-minded travellers. Every part of the hostel is spotless, and it has a welcoming, cosy vibe.
    • Pricing: Start from 756 Baht per night.
    • Address: 156/44 Phang Nga Road, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000.
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    Sleepy Station
    Boasting lovely, fairy-lit gardens, street-art graffiti, and comfortable capsule-style bunks, Sleepy Station is an exciting, affordable hostel. It’s located just a 10-minute walk away from the stunning Kata Beach, while Patong is only a 15-minute drive away. While the hostel is close enough to Phuket’s nightlife spot, it’s still idyllic enough to let you have a peaceful stay. You can enjoy some excellent cocktails in the hostel’s bar. In addition, the hostel also offers Jenga, darts, a PlayStation, and more in its common area. The capsule-style bunk beds come with privacy curtains, lockers, and plugs, allowing you to enjoy privacy and security at an affordable price. The rooms and beds are all clean and comfy, so you can relax and rest well after a long day of exploring Phuket.
    • Pricing: Start from 286 Baht per night.
    • Address: 27/11 Kade Kwan Road, Kata, Phuket 83100.
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    Chillhub Hostel

    For a real bang for your buck, the ChillHub Hostel should be your top choice in Phuket. With an industrial-style interior, the hotel promises budget accommodation with style. Located in Bang Tao, you can easily walk to the beach and numerous famous attractions. They offer mixed and female-only dormitory rooms. The clean and comfortable bunk beds come with curtains for privacy, and plenty of lockers are provided to keep your things safe. As a bonus, there’s an outdoor swimming pool where you can take a dip and escape the heat. The spacious communal area is also a great place to meet like-minded people over the free delicious breakfast. Without a doubt, Phuket is brimming with excellent cheap hostels. There will always be a hostel to suit your needs and budget, whether you want to party and meet other travelers or you just need a place to rest after exploring the island.
    • Pricing: Start from 315 Baht per night
    • Address: 69/140-142 Moo3, Bangtao Beach, Choeng Thale, Thalang District, Phuket 83110