Bangkok: it’s (in)famous for wild partying, beautiful temples and fantastic food. But it’s also one HUGE city, so working out which of its many amazing hostels you should stay at can be pretty daunting (first world problems, eh?). That’s why we’ve rounded up the best of the best in Bangkok – whether you want to sunbathe by the pool or party all night long. Read on for 14 of the BEST hostels in Bangkok!
The Yard may not be your typical Bangkok hostel, which is why it’s perfect for those who want to escape the hedonistic hustle and bustle of Bangkok. It’s literally an oasis in the city and, of course, we are always happy when hostels are sustainable✌️. The Yard has this down: it’s an eco-hostel, constructed from recycled materials and shipping containers – no bad consciences here!
- Huge green space
- Near local markets and restaurants
This 9.4 rated modern, industrial-style hostel with a gorgeous wooden and grey aesthetic throughout is in the heart of Bangkok, right next to the sky train to take you to the markets, Sukhumvit Road and more. It’s also a short ride away from the infamous Khao San Road, so if nights out are high on your agenda, this is a great choice.
- Modern bar
- Cosy pod beds
3. Here Hostel
Here Hostel is in a fantastic location, being a 5 minute walk to the Khao San Road, as well as the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. The exposed-brick shabby chic vibe makes it one of the most stylish hostels in Bangkok – for just £11 a night 😉.
- A slide from the bedroom to the lobby
- One of Bangkok’s best Pad Thai restaurants nearby
- Beautiful Thai garden
- Onsite bar
- Cosy cinema room
It’s allll about the aesthetics at this hostel, with art gallery vibes and clean, modern lines galore….Actually, the views are pretty amazing too. Oh, AND the food. OK, this hostel is fab on all fronts. Enjoy amazing views from the rooftop, free breakfast and bike rental. In the words of one guest: “This is the best hostel ever…not a single bad thing to say about the place!”.
- Traditionally designed capsule beds
- Stunning views
- Delicious authentic cafe
We SERIOUSLY love this hostel. The food is divine, and check out the rooms! Each dorm bed has a private curtain, and a delicious free breakfast is offered. There’s also a cosy lobby, perfect for hanging out and getting to know your fellow travellers. One customer said: “This place is my number one pick of my 6 months travels in South East Asia” – can’t argue with that!
- Free cooking classes
- Weekly BBQ party
The cafe is a focal point of this awesome hostel, and the moody dark interior feels more like an old-school charming pub than a Bangkok hostel – which is what makes it so atmospheric! It’s just a 10-minute walk from Khao San Road, and near the Grand Palace and Wat Pho, after which you are welcomed into a completely chilled out, endearing vibe. You won’t want to leave!
Everyday Bangkok Hostel is located on a road surrounded by old buildings and authentic shops selling handicrafts, making it the perfect hostel if you want to get away from the tourist-ridden Khao San Road. It’s also just a 5 minute walk from Samyan station, which really makes Bangkok your oyster. One customer said: “Everything was clean and perfect, love this place so much!” 👊.
- Colourful vibrant rooms
- Delicious food
This hostel is all about the partying, whether you’re in a group looking to let loose with your bezzie mates or a solo traveller wanting to meet travel buddies. It’s a few minutes from Khao San Road, with a swimming pool perfect for sunbathing and curing that inevitable Bangkok-induced hangover. Oh, and the food is EPIC: from smoothie bowls to avo toast, if you’ve had a bit to much Pad Thai and find yourself missing home comforts, Mad Monkey can definitely provide.
- Huge bar and restaurant
- Swimming pool
This hostel is ALL about the coffee. The bar provides delicious food and coffee any time of day, it’s right near a fun night market, and the beautiful grey-industrial decor makes you feel super luxe. There’s something for everyone as it’s located in a fantastic area – one traveller said: “It is right off Silom, which is a hub for anything from night markets to street food, chill bars and massive clubs.” Take your pick!
- Coffee shop and bar
- Stunning decor
- Cooking classes
Erm, check out the interior in this hostel – ’nuff said. This is one of the coolest hostels in Bangkok: it’s SUPER modern and feels totally glam (but at just £8 a night). Check out the awesome rooms and ‘building blocks’ area that’s perfect for chilling out with newfound travel buds.
- Stunning modern design
- Round the corner from amazing street food
Yim Yam means “warm smile” which this hostel completely emanates – so much so that it’s got a 10.0 rating! From the dorms to the privates, each room is ridiculously lovely. You almost won’t want to leave, but drag yourself out of the rooms because just around the corner are many fab restaurants plus the station which gives you access to all of Bangkok. One user described it as “the best place to stay in Bangkok” – now that speaks for itself.
- Beautiful little garden
- Amazing rooms
14. D Hostel Bangkok
This 9.1 rated hostel is centrally located in ‘Rattanakosin Island’, so you get the culture of old Bangkok as well as the wild parties of Khao San Road all in one. It’s comfy, clean and cosy – perfect if you want to party but also like a chilled vibe (although, there is no curfew). 😉
- Free breakfast
- Movie room
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