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Kbunk Hostel

Hostel
9.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

While staying with us, we invite travelers to join our hostel family, relax in our chill out areas, and enjoy our food/coffee/tea.... More...

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Slumber Party Hostel

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9.6km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

The Original Slumber Party Hostel! The birthplace of the famous Krabi Pub Crawl, countless amazing tours and the best parties in Thailand!... More...

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Slumber Party Hostel Ao Nang Beach

Hostel
11.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to Slumber Party Ao Nang, where you get all the same party from the comfort of the beach!... More...

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Sleeper Hostel

Hostel
10.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 256
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

At Sleeper Hostel, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable. To do so, the hotel provides the best in services and amenities.... More...

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Balcony Party Hostel Beachfront Ao Nang

Hostel
11.1km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Balcony Party Hostel Beachfront is the big and most modern hostel, locate at the Center Point: a popular and famous tourist place is well known among tourists from all over the world for so long time.... More...

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Blanco Hideout Railay

Hostel
9.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

A fun and sociable hostel located on Railay East with a panoramic view over the beach and surrounding mountains. Come hang with us at Railays's first and only hostel!... More...

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Reset Hostel

Hostel
18.4km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

It’s time to press “RESET” Button!... More...

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Pak-Up Hostel

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0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Krabi's original backpacker hostel offering everything you could want under one roof in the heart of the town.... More...

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Stayover Hostel Ao Nang

Hostel
9.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 439
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Stayover is a cozy and friendly hostel with a trendy design providing you with great service and hospitality to make your stay in Ao Nang a pleasant one.... More...

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Sleep Easy Krabi

Hostel
0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Sleep Easy of Krabi is your "Home from Home". A great place to relax and unwind, catch up on some sleep and visit the great sites of Krabi.... More...

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Tan Hostel x Cafe

Hostel
10.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We hope you are looking forward to visiting Krabi as we are to have you stay with us at Tan Hostel x Cafe!... More...

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Pop-in Hostel Aonang

Hostel
10km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 1262
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to Ao Nang’s best new hostel, Pop In Hostel. Brought to you by the same team behind the hugely successful Pak Up Hostel in Krabi Town.... More...

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Glur Hostel

Hostel
9.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

If you're looking for a place to relax after jumbled journey or too much party, here we are!... More...

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Apartment

Loft Series by Pak-Up

Apartment
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
9.9
Superb 3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Loft Series City Market Krabi by Pak-Up is located in one of the town's newest blocks which is 700 meters away from Pak-Up Hostel.... More...

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@Aonang Guesthouse

Hostel
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Welcome to @Aonang Guesthouse in Ao Nang.... More...

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Hogwortz hostel Krabi

Hostel
0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 735
  • Perfect Location
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Transportation or various bus stops to several travelling places is in just steps away from Hogwarts Hostel.... More...

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Hotel

Wakeup Aonang Hotel

Hotel
10.8km from city centre - Show on Map
9.3
Superb 10
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Wake Up Aonang Hotel is located in center of Aonang area with a short walk from the Ao Nang Beach.... More...

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Surf Hostel

Hostel
8.9km from city centre - Show on Map
9.6
Superb 81
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Surf Hostel welcome you in Krabi.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Chill Out Jungle Bungalow

Bed and Breakfast
10.4km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 42
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Chill Out Jungle Bungalows are nestled in thejungle, below the towering limestone cliffs, just 5 minutes from Tonsai beachyou will find our Thai family run bungalows. Each bungalow is uniquelydecorate... More...

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Hostel

Siri Krabi

Hostel
0km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 38
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Siri Krabi is close to several well-known attractions.... More...

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The Bananas

Hostel
21.7km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Bananas Bungalows is a secluded bungalow and guesthouse refuge and nature lovers paradise. Here you'll enjoy comfortable bungalow facilities on a budget.... More...

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Your Hostel

Hostel
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 230
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Your Hostel is a hostel that we service all customers with service-minded, with old experience of us.... More...

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MillieHostel

Hostel
11km from city centre - Show on Map
8.1
Fabulous 87
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

All units at MillieHostel are equipped with a seating area. Free continental breakfast.... More...

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Hostel

Link Hostel Aonang

Hostel
10.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 67
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Link Hostel Aonang is 15 minutes walk from the beach. We provide air-con dorm rooms, many facilities including free Wi-Fi and swimming pool.... More...

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Amity Poshtel

Hostel
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 435
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Amity Poshtel is rated for the best value in Krabi Central. Guests are getting more for their money when compared to other properties in this city.... More...

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Aonang 88 Hostel

Hostel
11.2km from city centre - Show on Map
7.9
Very good 191
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

All guest accommodations feature thoughtful amenities to ensure an unparalleled sense of comfort. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay.... More...

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Chill Out Bar and Bungalow

Hostel
10.4km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi

At the foot of the amazing Tonsai Limestone cliffs and only 5min walk to the beach you can find our cosy Chill Out bungalows.... More...

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Holiday Station

Hostel
0.5km from city centre - Show on Map
7.5
Very good 287
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Holiday Station is footsteps away from many well-known places and tourist attractions.... More...

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iDeal Beds Hostel Ao Nang Beach

Hostel
10.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.5
Fabulous 299
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

iDeal Beds Hostel Ao Nang Beach is located close to the famous Ao Nang beach. Around hostel, there are Family Mart, 7-11, Mcdonald, shopping center, ATM, and laundry service.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

The Krabi Forest Homestay

Bed and Breakfast
11.3km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 87
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Enjoy a striking destination inspired by the extraordinary landscape, melding the offerings of thrilling in outdoor recreation and renowned spa treatments.... More...

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Hotel

Aree Tara Resort

Hotel
11.2km from city centre - Show on Map
9.1
Superb 4
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Aree Tara Resort is located in Aonang Beach Area, only 5 minutes walk to the beach.... More...

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The Moment Hostel

Hostel
10.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.5
Very good 256
  • Perfect Location
Free WiFi

The Moment hostel is friendly hostel. Located in the most beautiful mountain view. The Moment Hostel is just few steps to supermarket, ATM, shop store, bars & restaurants where you can get local f... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Thaksin Grand Home

Bed and Breakfast
0.8km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Thaksin Grandhome Krabi is located close central of Krabi town and 10 minutes walk to morning markets and the night markets .... More...

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Talardkao Balcony Krabi

Hostel
3.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.8
Fabulous 102
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Here at Talardkao Balcony - not just a place to stay, but we also offer impressive experiences.... More...

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The Guest Hotel

Hostel
0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.4
Fabulous 35
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

The Guest Hotel is centrally located in Krabi.... More...

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Haleeva Sunshine

Hostel
9.9km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Haleeva Sunshine & Spa or Haleeva Resort ( Former name ) is being renovated since June 1st 2010 by Sun's family.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Krabi Pitta House

Bed and Breakfast
0.6km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 5
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Pitta House offers cozy rooms with free Wi-Fi access in Krabi town.... More...

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8 Sleeper Street Hostel

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
9.8
Superb 6
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

8 Sleeper Street Hostel is located in Krabi town. You can walk to walking street.... More...

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Anna's House Aonang

Hostel
9.6km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 7
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
Free WiFi

Situated within 2.4 km of Ao Nang Krabi Boxing Stadium and 2.8 km of Nopparat Thara Beach... More...

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Mini Boxtel Aonang Hostel

Hostel
10.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 174
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

There are 2 dorm types ;Lady Dorm (all ladies) and Mixed Dorm (Ladies + Gentlemen) 12 bed pods of each room in Mini Boxtel Aonang Hostel.... More...

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Nisarine Homestay @ Koh Klang

Hostel
2.1km from city centre - Show on Map
9.9
Superb 3
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Set in Krabi, Nisarine Hostel @Koh Klang features rooms with free WiFi in public areas.... More...

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Chic N Chill Hostel

Hostel
11.2km from city centre - Show on Map
7.7
Very good 1
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Chic n Chill is in Aonang Beach surrounded by shops and local restaurants. 5 min walk to the beach.... More...

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Hotel

Aonang Paradise Resort Krabi

Hotel
10.4km from city centre - Show on Map
9.1
Superb 33
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Ao Nang Paradise Resort is proudly present a perfect heaven for getaways, tranquility amidst lush tropical vegetation.... More...

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Simple Hostel

Hostel
11.3km from city centre - Show on Map
5.6
Rating 2
Free WiFi

Simple Hostel is located only a few steps from Ao Nang Beach surrounded by shops and restaurants... More...

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Kosol Place Ao Nang

Hostel
8.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Kosol Place Aonang offers comfortable rooms in Aonang.... More...

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Khunsuek Muaythai Hostel

Hostel
10.8km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

Khunsuek Muaythai Hostel is a Muay Thai boxing gym. It also has dormitory rooms for all guests.... More...

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Krabi PN Boutique House

Hostel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.7
Fabulous 12
  • Wonderful Location
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Krabi PN Boutique House has both private and dorm rooms located in Krabi Town. Rooftop is with nice view.... More...

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Nomad Hostel Krabi

Hostel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 144
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We are small boutique, eco-friendly, and family-run hostel in Krabi Town that welcome all respectful travelers. Obviously we are not a party hostel so NOMAD is a perfect place for your relaxed stay. O... More...

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Andamanee Boutique Resort

Hotel
12.2km from city centre - Show on Map
8.9
Fabulous 6
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

50 rooms are building with all comfortable facilities such as an open air spa area, a gorgeous swimming pool with Jacuzzi, pool bar, an outstanding two stories lobby combined with a spacious living ar... More...

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Koh Jum Resort

Hotel
26.8km from city centre - Show on Map
8.6
Fabulous 10
  • Perfect Location
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Focusing on evening and night atmospheres, guests can enjoy the scenery of sunset goes out of sight behind the sea then later observe twinkling stars over the sky at night time.... More...

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Sanim Hostel

Hostel
11.4km from city centre - Show on Map
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Sanim means rust in Thai. We converted an old guesthouse into a cool rustic designed hostel. Aand it's well located at Noppharat Thara Beach.... More...

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Riverside Hotel Krabi

Hotel
0.7km from city centre - Show on Map
9.4
Superb 21
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Riverside hotel is located in center of Krabi town. Staying with us make you feel comfortable and relax. Superstore and Vogue department store are just 5 minutes awa... More...

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A Nighttime Hostel

Hostel
4.5km from city centre - Show on Map
8.0
Fabulous 26
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
Free WiFi

A Nighttime Hostel located in Krabi town.... More...

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iRest Ao Nang Seafront

Hostel
11.1km from city centre - Show on Map
7.1
Very good 32
  • Perfect Location
Free WiFi

At iRest Ao Nang Seafront, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Good Dream Guesthouse

Bed and Breakfast
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

We have private rooms to suit any budget from basic fan rooms all the way up to air con rooms with attached bath.... More...

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Hotel

Aonang Sea Valley Resort

Hotel
9.7km from city centre - Show on Map
8.3
Fabulous 1
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

Aonang Sea Valley Resort is located in Aonang area. There is a swimming pool in front of the building.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

JP Mansion

Bed and Breakfast
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
7.4
Very good 341
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi

We also offer a laundry service that is charged per kg. The melody bar and resturant on the ground floor offers a selection of food and drink... More...

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Hostel

Sleep Well Hostel

Hostel
0.2km from city centre - Show on Map
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Sleep Well Hostel offers dormitory and private room.... More...

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Apartment

Krabi Apartment Hotel

Apartment
9.5km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 7

Krabi Apartment Hotel is brand new luxury self catering apartment hotel located in a family friendly area and consists of 8 equivalent apartments.... More...

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Hotel

Ananta Burin Resort

Hotel
11.2km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 25
Free WiFi

Ananta Burin Resort, Krabi is located between the beautiful sandy Nopparat thara beach and Aonang beach and in walking distance to Aonang shopping center..... More...

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Thip Residence Boutique Hotel

Hotel
6.6km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 13
Free WiFi

Thip Residence is located opposite to Ao Nammao pier, the departure point by longtail boat to Railay, the most beautiful beach in Krabi. Aonang Beach... More...

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Klong Muang Inn

Hostel
18.3km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 14
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

We offer 10 rooms all equipped with aircondition, hot water-shower and minibar. 5 of this rooms have a balcony and seaview. Here you can enjoy the very romantic sunsets.
Our restaurant 'bei Freddy u... More...

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Apple A Day Resort

Hotel
11.3km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 1
Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

Apple A Day, a new stylish hotel on Ao Nang beach, the most famous beach destination in Krabi where your holiday paradise awaits, takes only 5 minutes’ walk to Ao Nang and Nopparat Thara beaches... More...

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Hotel

Samran Residence

Hotel
0.9km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 6
Free WiFi

Samran Residence, a modern and new accommodationin Krabi town. It's not far away from Shopping Acade, Department Store, Easy Buy Shops (24 hrs).... More...

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City Hotel Krabi

Hotel
0.1km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 40

We are in the center of Krabi town where is next to Vogue department store, other shopping areas, local restaurants and walking sight-seeing places including the habor.... More...

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Fahsai Bay Villa

Hotel
6.9km from city centre - Show on Map
4.0
Rating 39
  • Wonderful Location
Free WiFi

At Fahsai Bay Villa, every effort is made to make guests feel comfortable.... More...

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Aonang Phu Petra Resort

Hotel
9.4km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 2
Free WiFi

Among the others, Aonang Phu Petra Resort is to be discovered lying just ahead of panoramic mountain view on Aonang Beach in Krabi.... More...

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Bed and Breakfast

Chill Out Village

Bed and Breakfast
3.7km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating
0
Free WiFi

With cool art work and a cozy feeling this beautiful modern bedroom can sleep up to 2 people. It is ideal for single travelers or small groups of friends. The bedroom offers a bright and airy bedroom... More...

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Thepparat Lodge Krabi

Hotel
0.3km from city centre - Show on Map
0.0
No rating 27
Free WiFi

Thepparatl Lodge Krabi is located in the centre of Krabi town, close to the morning and the night markets.... More...

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Krabi is all about idyllic beachside relaxation, island hopping and discovering the history of Thai culture. Pristine white sands, turquoise waters and a scattering of palm trees can be found all along the coastline of Thailand’s west coast province. It’s not just beaches, however – there are jungles dotted with waterfalls and sea caves with ancient carvings. There are also around 200 islands to explore off its coast, which are ideal for boat trips.

Most of the Krabi hostels are close to the beach. The variety means there's something for everyone – whether you’re after a pad with a party scene, a tropical hideout with a pool or an authentic jungle bungalow. There’s even a Krabi hostel where you can surf and meet other travellers to catch the waves with. To help your budget go further, you can find many hostels in Krabi with free breakfasts, evening meals and on-site restaurants. You could find yourself on your own balcony with mountain views, lazing in a hammock or snoozing on a deck chair on the pier. Check out our guide to the best hostels in Krabi here.

Krabi has lots of areas (and islands) worth exploring. Visitors flock to Ao Nang for its city scene and easy access to the sea. Further inland, Krabi Town is known for its local Thai restaurants and night markets. For coastal paradise, make your way west to Railay Beach, a peninsula between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang, or take a boat trip over to the Phi Phi Islands, Ko Lanta and the most deserted of them all, Koh Ngai. 

Krabi is blessed with several national parks, covering coastline, forest and nature reserves. Railay Beach is a popular spot for rock climbing, kayaking around the sea caves and hiking up the cliffs. Away from the beach, Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is home to some of the most spectacular waterfalls and lagoons. And for the best view point? Wat Tham Sua is known for its caves – and its 1,237-step climb to the "footprint of the Buddha". 

Krabi has its own airport, with flights from countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar and China. You can also catch an overnight bus from Bangkok, which takes about 10 hours. There are joint ferry and bus journeys available from (and back to) islands on the east coast of Thailand including Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan. The best and cheapest way to get around Krabi is by songthaew – converted trucks that can be hailed anywhere on their fixed routes.

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We have 69 hostels in Krabi with an average rating of 8.6 based on 10,904 reviews 69 of 69 properties available in Krabi

About Krabi

Krabi is all about idyllic beachside relaxation, island hopping and discovering the history of Thai culture. Pristine white sands, turquoise waters and a scattering of palm trees can be found all along the coastline of Thailand’s west coast province. It’s not just beaches, however – there are jungles dotted with waterfalls and sea caves with ancient carvings. There are also around 200 islands to explore off its coast, which are ideal for boat trips.

Most of the Krabi hostels are close to the beach. The variety means there's something for everyone – whether you’re after a pad with a party scene, a tropical hideout with a pool or an authentic jungle bungalow. There’s even a Krabi hostel where you can surf and meet other travellers to catch the waves with. To help your budget go further, you can find many hostels in Krabi with free breakfasts, evening meals and on-site restaurants. You could find yourself on your own balcony with mountain views, lazing in a hammock or snoozing on a deck chair on the pier. Check out our guide to the best hostels in Krabi here.

Krabi has lots of areas (and islands) worth exploring. Visitors flock to Ao Nang for its city scene and easy access to the sea. Further inland, Krabi Town is known for its local Thai restaurants and night markets. For coastal paradise, make your way west to Railay Beach, a peninsula between the city of Krabi and Ao Nang, or take a boat trip over to the Phi Phi Islands, Ko Lanta and the most deserted of them all, Koh Ngai. 

Krabi is blessed with several national parks, covering coastline, forest and nature reserves. Railay Beach is a popular spot for rock climbing, kayaking around the sea caves and hiking up the cliffs. Away from the beach, Thung Teao Forest Natural Park is home to some of the most spectacular waterfalls and lagoons. And for the best view point? Wat Tham Sua is known for its caves – and its 1,237-step climb to the "footprint of the Buddha". 

Krabi has its own airport, with flights from countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Qatar and China. You can also catch an overnight bus from Bangkok, which takes about 10 hours. There are joint ferry and bus journeys available from (and back to) islands on the east coast of Thailand including Koh Samui, Koh Tao and Koh Phangan. The best and cheapest way to get around Krabi is by songthaew – converted trucks that can be hailed anywhere on their fixed routes.