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Property Description

Common grounds – where travelling is a way of life, not just a vacation.

The CG family is finally re-opening and welcoming you back…

Situated in the best location (we’re just a 1-minute walk away from Pai bus station) with relaxed oasis-like feels 🌿, only a skip away from the beating heart of Pai walking street. We are undoubtedly the best base from which to easily explore and enjoy Pai.

What we are about...

We all once started our journey in a hostel…

The Common Grounds family welcomes all travelers; the young and the old, the artists, musicians, and remote workers. All of you making your way through and looking for a place to stay, collaborate and hang-out. 💚

Common Grounds provides a fun and connective space for those who travel as a way of life — not just for a vacation. It is a place where you can meet like-minded people, and experience the hostel vibe while making lifelong friends, without the craziness.

💻 We provide a connective co-working space whereby you can work, be creative and meet like minded people, have a coffee (or a beer) and make life-changing connections while still getting your stuff done. If you have stuff to do, that is… ha!

Who we are...

Common Grounds is a well-established and respected member of the Pai community, known for the best local staff (The ZEEN, The JEEN and MAYA), creative fun guests from all around the world, creating good vibes in and around town. And we continue to embody that ethos and reputation as the good-vibe-tribe.

While we are not a party hostel, we still like to get down and party 🤘🏼. We are famously known for our super cool and funky parties, the best live music 🎶, and our legendary soul trains 🕺🏿.

What to expect...

The common grounds family take an organic approach to day trips... we wake up and we go, every day is an adventure! We also have strong ties with local adventure tour organizations and cultural community projects.

We do our utmost to respect Thai culture, support the local community and the businesses that operate here in Pai. There is so much to do, form trekking to the waterfalls, sunset at the canyon, heading out for adventure hikes and of course just chilling on the hammock, or at the hot springs. Oh yeah… and the secret spots, Shhh! 🤫

Come join us here at common grounds, we can’t wait to meet you.

lots of love,

CG Family x

📍 Best Location in Town (50 meters from the Walking Street & all of Pai's best restaurants and bars)
🤝 Chill & Social Communal Area
🎱 Pool Table
🛵 Day Tours (sometimes)
💦 Free Water Refills
☕️ Free Coffee & Tea
💻 Free Wifi
💻 Work spaces
🛏 Dorms have air-con, lockers, and are small (only 4 or 6 beds)

Leaving the local bus station, go right, take your first right, and the hostel is down on the right (1-2 minute walk).


Check out our new loft style private rooms, king-size bed, comfy sofa, If you want the privacy of a private room but the social atmosphere of a hostel, this is an awesome room to book!

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Sep 24, 2023
Not much of social events, the common area is a bit dark, also the rooms.
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Female, 31-40
Sep 15, 2023
Great place to stay in Pai. Might not be the best to socialize but still pretty good! Lovely and helpful staff, would definitely recommend to stay there
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Male, 25-30
Sep 12, 2023
really liked this hostel, the rooms are large and nice. quite large hostel, didn't really make any friends.
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Male, 25-30


  • Free

    • Free WiFi
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Common Room
    • Breakfast Not Included
    • Air Conditioning
    • Hot Showers
    • Flexible NRR
  • Services

    • Towels for hire
  • Food & Drink

    • Bar
    • Cafe
  • Entertainment

    • Pool Table



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