The 13 Best Hostels In Krabi

The 13 Best Hostels In Krabi

With its dreamy beaches, stunning nature, amazing Thai culture and traditional dishes, Krabi is a must-see if you’re planning to explore Thailand. So let’s help you make that awesome travel decision by showing you some of the best hostels in Krabi!

Get ready to see the coolest hostels with outdoor terraces, pools, rooftops, gardens, fun bars, restaurants and games rooms – they’re all filled with backpackers from around the world who are ready to meet you! Warning… You won’t be able to resist any longer once you’re done reading this blog and let’s be honest, we have some serious points.

Jump straight to:

  1. Best hostels in Krabi for solo travellers
  2. Best hostels in Krabi for couples
  3. Best party hostels in Krabi
  4. Best hostels in Krabi with private rooms
  5. Best hostels in central Krabi

Best hostels in Krabi for solo travellers

Kbunk Hostel

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K-Bunk is a funky and cool hostel located in Krabi Ao Nang. Just 1.5 km from the beach, the hostel is surrounded by the cheapest restaurants, coolest bars, and best shopping deals in the city. And if walking isn’t really your thing, never fear, they offer free transfers to Ao Nang Beach throughout the day. This is a perfect spot for solo travellers.

Hostel highlights:

  • Bar & cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Towels included
  • Outdoor terrace

🏠 Address: 471 Moo 2. Ao Nang

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: 30 minutes from Krabi international airport to the hostel by taxi. The hostel also offers free transfers to Ao Nang Beach throughout the day.

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Surf Hostel

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Between the huge and stylishly designed common areas, the outdoor terrace and the cute café, this place is a hostel heaven – perfect for meeting new people from around the world. The staff will also be more than happy to give you all their tips to make your stay the best experience ever. Oh and did we also mention that the breakfast is FREE?!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Tour/Travel desk
  • 24 hour reception
  • Cafe

🏠 Address: 282/18-19 Moo 2, Aonang Sub-district, Mueang Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Airport shuttle bus to Aonang (tell the driver to stop in front of Surf hostel) or take a taxi from the airport to the hostel.

Book your stay at Surf Hostel now

Best hostel in Krabi for couples

What about trying a hostel with your other half? You will get the super cool atmosphere you can only find in hostels, while enjoying the cosiness of a private room and hopefully some romance!

Link Hostel Aonang

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Link Hostel Aonang is just 15 minutes’ walk from the beach, boasts a mountain backdrop, and is located in a peaceful area in Aonang. If you don’t feel like walking to the beach (15 minutes is toooo far) then just jump into the pool just a few steps away from your room! There is also an in-house restaurant, which serves delicious Asian cuisine. This is the perfect place to relax with your partner and meet nice people over beers.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor pool
  • Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Travel desk

🏠 Address: 367 Moo.5 T. Aonang, A. Muang

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Local shuttle bus from Krabi city to the hostel

Book your stay at Link Hostel Anonang now

Pak-up Hostel

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Pak-Up Hostel is located in the most energetic and dynamic area in Krabi. As soon as you enter, you will see a lobby full of backpackers from around the world making plans and forging new friendships. The hostel is also surrounded by various local markets which are worth exploring. The staff will also make you feel at home and organise many activities such as their famous BBQ every night, perfect for meeting new people.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor terrace
  • Free city maps
  • 24 hour reception
  • Board games

🏠 Address: 87 Utarakit Rd., Paknam Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Pak Nam

🚊 Nearest station: Government bus station

Book your stay at Pak-up Hostel now

Blanco Hideout Railay

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This is a fun and sociable hostel located on Railay East. You will be able to find the perfect balance between romantic time and fun activities. Enjoy the panoramic view on the rooftop over the beach and surrounding mountains. Not to mention the massive pool, two cool bars and a cute restaurant. Sounds like a plan!

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor terrace
  • Pool
  • Bar & Restaurant
  • Nightclub

🏠 Address: 633 Moo.2, Railay East Beach, Ao Nang, Muang, Krabi Railay Be

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Ao Nammao pier

Book your stay at Blanco Hideout Railay Hostel now

Best party hostels in Krabi

If you’re looking for a safe place to leave your backpack while partying the whole night, we’ve got you covered. Have a look at this hostel and let’s go party!

Balcony Party Hostel Beachfront Ao Nang

Best Hostels in Krabi - Balcony party hostel

Welcome to Thailand’s biggest and best beachfront party hostel… They are LOUD and PROUD of it – so please consider this before booking this fun place. The staff and travellers from around the world will give you the time of your life. Get ready to enjoy beautiful sunsets (or sunrises) with a fresh beer (or two). Cheers to that !

Hostel highlights:

  • Nightclub
  • Travel desk
  • Bar
  • 24 hour reception

🏠 Address: 4th Fl. 423/19 Moo.2, Aonang Maung Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Krabi Town government coach station

Book your stay at Balcony Party hostel Beachfront Ao Nang now

Slumber Party Hostel

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Welcome to the home of one of the biggest parties in Thailand. With over 10,000 reviews and a 93% approval rating, you’re sure to have the time of your life. If you’re open to meeting people from all cultures and backgrounds, ready to make new friends that could last a lifetime and make some of the best memories you’ve ever had, this place is for you!

Hostel highlights:

  • Bar
  • Travel desk
  • Outdoor terrace & BBQ
  • 24 hour security

🏠 Address: 376/41 Moo 2 Aonang, Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Taxi from Krabi Airport (about 30 minutes) or bus from Krabi Airport (about one hour) to the hostel. 

Book your stay at Slumber party Hostel now

Best hostels in central Krabi

You coudn’t be more central with these hostels – bars, clubs, restaurants, shops and sites – you will find everything just a few minutes from the hostels.

Stayover Hostel Ao Nang

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Stayover Hostel is a cosy and friendly hostel with a trendy design, ideally located in the centre (only 1.4 km from the beach). you will find many bars and restaurants just a few steps away. After a night out or a day exploring the city, you will be able to relax on the rooftop with picturesque views of the mountains. If you feel like it, you can also rent on of the motorbikes parked on site and explore the surroundings.

Hostel highlights:

  • Outdoor terrace
  • Towel included
  • Late check out
  • Security lockers

🏠 Address: 344/2 Moo2, Aonang, Meung Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Shuttle bus between Ao Nang and Krabi Airport, longtail boats from west beach to Ao Nang beach or taxi from the airport to the hostel.

Book your stay at Stayover Hostel Ao Nang now

Holiday Station Hostel

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Holiday Station Hostel is a warm and friendly place located right in the heart of Krabi town. You will find the best night markets, restaurants, bars and viewpoints just a few steps away. It’s perfect for exploring the surroundings without spending any money on transportation. You will also be happy to chill in the cosy common areas back at the hostel when you’re done visiting the town.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free parking
  • 24 hour reception
  • Towels included
  • Security lockers

🏠 Address: 251/1 Uttarakit Road, Paknam, Meung

🏘 Neighbourhood: Pak Nam

🚊 Nearest station: Holiday station 

Book your stay at Holiday Station Hostel now

Best hostels in Krabi with private rooms

If you’re a born traveller but you’d like to keep some privacy while exploring the world, don’t worry. These hostels have super cosy private rooms, just perfect for you.

Pop-in Hostel Aonang

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Pop In is a hostel with a funky design, where you’ll find everything you need while staying in Ao Nang. Just 15 minutes away from the beach and local bars, you’ll be able to relax while meeting backpackers from everywhere. Did we also mention that the BBQ/local food dinner is FREE?! The hostel also organises many activities during the week such as kayaking, hiking and sunset watching. You’ll be more than happy to chill in your cosy private room after all of that!

Hostel highlights:

  • Bar
  • Games room
  • Free BBQ
  • Travel desk

🏠 Address: 18/4-5 Moo.2

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Shuttle bus travelling between Ao Nang and Krabi Airport or taxi from the airport to the hostel

Book your stay at Pop-in Hostel Aonang now

Glur Hostel

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This is THE place to be if you want to relax, as Glur Hostel is the most serene hostel in Krabi. You will find beautiful open spaces, a cute garden and an outdoor swimming pool (yes!); it’s the perfect peaceful retreat. Lying in a hammock or sun bathing on the deck, reading a book, sipping coffee… You can already picture it right? If you feel like it, you will also be able to meet other travellers in a calm atmosphere. Oh and the delicious breakfast is FREE!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Outdoor terrace
  • BBQ

🏠 Address:  591 Mu.2, Soi.Aonang 11/1,, Aonang, Mueng, Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Shuttle bus from airport to Aonang or taxi to the hostel

Book your stay at Glur Hostel now

Best of the rest hostels in Krabi

If you’re still hesitating, have a look at these Krabi hostels… Warning, it will be a hard choice.

Reset Hostel

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Home is not a place, it’s a feeling! The staff will do everything to make you feel right at home. This is also the perfect hostel to escape from the crowds, and enjoy the beautiful and relaxing Klong Muang beach. It’s time to put your phone on flight mode and chill with a drink, while waiting for the magical sunset.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Outdoor terrace
  • Board games
  • Travel desk

🏠 Address: 208 Moo 3, Tambon Nongtalay, Amphoe Mueang Krabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Taxi or minivan from Krabi Airport to the hostel

Book your stay at Reset Hostel now

 

Tan Hostel X Cafe

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Tan Hostel X Cafe is a brand new hostel that’s a paradise for backpackers and coffee lovers. You will not only enjoy a lovely hostel a few minutes away from Ao Nang beach, but you’ll get to experience real Thai culture through their café, facilities and famous hospitality. With no more than 50 guests at any time, you will also be able to meet travellers from around the world in very casual atmosphere. Sold!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Cafe & Brunch

🏠 Address: 249/3, M.2 Aonang Amphoe Muangkrabi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Muang

🚊 Nearest station: Shuttle bus from airport or taxi to the hostel

Book your stay at Tan Hostel X Cafe now

 

We hope the hostels we chose will help you to discover Thailand. Let us know in the comments if you’ve stayed in one of our recommended hostels, or if you’d like to share a hostel that you think other backpackers shouldn’t miss in Krabi.

Keep reading 👇🏼 

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Dorothée Gomez

I'm Dorothée, French, German, Spanish & Polish (yess crazy family round 1). Senior Social Media & Content Executive and #HostelworldInsider at Hostelworld. I grew up in Germany before moving to France. My parents are both multicultural, so we are speaking different languages at home. I guess that's also why I'm obsessed with travel, foreign languages and other cultures. ✈ Favourite place on earth: New York City. 🏠 Favourite hostel: LemonRock Hostel, Granada, Spain. Follow my adventures on Instagram @dorotheegmz

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