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Featured Hostels in Phuket

ChillHub Hostel
2 out of 5
69/140-142 Moo 3, Bangtao Soi 2, Cherngtalay, Thalang, Choeng Thale, Phuket
The price is $11 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Situated by the ocean, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pansea Beach and Bang Tao Beach. Surin Beach and Kamala Beach are also within 3 mi (5 km).

4.6/5Exceptional! (19 reviews)
Slightly dissapointed

"The hostel has good location (3 minutes from the beach). The place was clean. However, the breakfast was really weak (butter, jam and white toast bread) no fruits at all. Tea/coffee/cacao is free of charge full day but there was no possibility to refill the water. I think the price was too high but ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2020

ChillHub Hostel
Lub d Phuket Patong
3 out of 5
5/5 Sawatdirak Road, Kathu, Patong
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $16 per night from Dec 16 to Dec 17

Located in the heart of Patong, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Patong Beach and Bangla Road. Jungceylon Shopping Center and Kalim Beach are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (440 reviews)
Impeccably maintained. Comfortable

"Very nice. It’s so big it doesn’t have the warmth and the ability to get to know others but really excellent facilities. pool is amazing"…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

Lub d Phuket Patong
Ai Phuket Hostel
2 out of 5
88 Yaowarat Road, Taladyai, Muang Phuket, Phuket
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $8 per night from Dec 24 to Dec 25

Located in Old Phuket Town, this hostel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Phuket Sunday Night Market and 1.5 mi (2.4 km) from Khao Rang Hill View Point. Chalong Temple ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (26 reviews)
Ai Phuket

"Really great location and the staff are super friendly. Basic but great value for the price."…"

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2020

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Hugger Guest House
2 out of 5
64/4 Moo 4, Rasada Road, T.Talad Neun, A.Muang Phuket, Phuket
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Located in Old Phuket Town, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum and Phuket Sunday Night Market. Bangkok Hospital Phuket and Central ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Bathroom beauty

"Incredibly friendly establishment. Very hands off style, come and go as you please. I found the bathroom set-up to be the coolest part of the building"…"

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2018

Hugger Guest House
Paradise Beach Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
109 Muean-Ngern Road, Patong, Phuket
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The price is $8 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12

Nestled on the beach, this Patong hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Merlin Beach and Tri Trang Beach. Freedom Beach and Patong Beach are also within 3 mi (5 ...

2.9/5 (7 reviews)

"If you are looking for "paradise", do not come to this place. The beach is not private as anyone can spend the 200 baht and visit. There are many rocks/ coral and only one area of the beach you could use. Drinking water was 60 baht for 120 mL which is insane. Having lived in Thailand for over a month, ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Paradise Beach Backpackers Hostel
Bedbox Guesthouse & Hostel
2 out of 5
16/18 Soi Nanai 2, Patong, Kathu, Patong
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Located in Nanai Road, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Bangla Boxing Stadium and Jungceylon Shopping Center. Bangla Road and Patong Beach are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (51 reviews)

"Cheap, clean and secure. Good for budget accommodation."…"

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

Bedbox Guesthouse & Hostel
The Lantern Hostel and SPA
3 out of 5
76/9 Moo 6, Choafah 42 Road, Chalong, Phuket
The price is $15 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7

Situated in Chalong, this spa hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Chalong Temple, Chalong Bay, and Phuket Zoo. Chalong Pier is 2.5 mi (3.9 km) away.

4/5Very Good! (8 reviews)

"Near of the temple, good price for the spa, nice little garden"…"

Reviewed on Aug 17, 2019

The Lantern Hostel and SPA
BearPacker Patong Hostel
3 out of 5
162/3 Thaweewong Road, Patong, Phuket
The price is $87 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9

Situated on the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Patong Beach and Bangla Road. Jungceylon Shopping Center and Kalim Beach are also within 1 mi ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (108 reviews)

"Very good location and tidy, the pool view on the rooftop is awesome, I would stay again"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

BearPacker Patong Hostel
Hostel Our Nomad
2 out of 5
183/73-183/74 Phang Nga Rd, Tambon Talat Yai, Phuket
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $14 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6

Located in Old Phuket Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum and Phuket Sunday Night Market. Bangkok Hospital Phuket and Central ...

2.5/5 (2 reviews)

"Nice place and clean room Shower room would be shut by door"…"

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2019

Hostel Our Nomad
Capzule Bed Hostel Phuket
Phuket, Phuket (province)
The price is $1 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in Talat Yai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum and Phuket Sunday Night Market. Bangkok Hospital Phuket and Central Festival ...

Capzule Bed Hostel Phuket
OYO 736 Green Poshtel
2 out of 5
52/9, Chaofa W. Rd., Wichit, A. Maung Phuket
Free Cancellation
The price is $13 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6

Situated in Wichit, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Phuket Weekend Market, Chalong Bay, and Central Festival Phuket Shopping Center. Phuket Zoo and Chalong ...

OYO 736 Green Poshtel
OYO 1074 Fin Hostel
2 out of 5
100/20 Kata Night Plaza Kata Road, Karon, Phuket
Free Cancellation
The price is $17 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6

Situated in Karon, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Kata Porpeang Market and Kata Beach. Karon Beach and Kata Noi Beach are also within 2 mi (3 ...

3.4/5Good! (25 reviews)

"The location is great and the beds are clean. I don’t have much else to say but it says I need to have 50 characters so I’ll keep typing."…"

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

OYO 1074 Fin Hostel
The Bukit
2 out of 5
9/370, T.Kathu, A.Kathu, Phuket
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $8 per night from Dec 4 to Dec 5

Located in Old Phuket Town, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Phuket Sunday Night Market and Phuket Trickeye Museum. Bangkok Hospital Phuket and Central ...

The Bukit
OYO 586 I Hostel
2 out of 5
100/394 Srisuchart Grandvill, Ratsada, Phuket
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Situated in Ratsada, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chillva Market and Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Central Festival Phuket Shopping Center and Phuket Sunday ...

3.6/5Good! (5 reviews)
Phuket is the best

"Very friendly staff, great value for money, great location"…"

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2019

OYO 586 I Hostel
Green Mango Guesthouse - Hostel
2 out of 5
143 Nanai Rd., Patong Beach, Patong, Phuket
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Located in Nanai Road, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Banzaan Fresh Market, Jungceylon Shopping Center, and Bangla Road. Patong Beach and Freedom ...

3.3/5 (3 reviews)
Bad Bad

"This hotel charge me three times again I paid 2X Cash and the hotel owner is very bad"…"

Reviewed on May 27, 2017

Green Mango Guesthouse - Hostel
Vitamin Sea Hostel Phuket
2 out of 5
54/8 Montri Road, Talat Yai, Muang, Phuket, Phuket
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Located in Talat Yai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum and Robinson Department Store. Chalong Temple and Bangla Road are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
Good place for a night

"Good breakfast. Great place to stay for one night"…"

Reviewed on Jan 14, 2020

Vitamin Sea Hostel Phuket
Sound Gallery House
3 out of 5
33/6 VichitSongkram Rd, Taladnue, Phuket, Phuket
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Located in Talat Nuea, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Jui Tui Shrine and Phuket Sunday Night Market. Phuket Trickeye Museum and Central Festival Phuket ...

5/5Exceptional! (2 reviews)

"ที่พักเป็นเอกลักษณ์ให้ความรุ้สึกเหมือนอยุ่บ้าน มีมุมถ่ายรูปสวย ๆ เยอะมาก"…"

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Sound Gallery House
OYO 617 Tira Hostel @ Chalong Phuket
2 out of 5
9/45-46 Chao Fa East Rd., Chalong, Phuket
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Situated in Chalong, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chalong Bay and Chalong Pier. Phuket Zoo and Chalong Temple are also within 3 mi (5 km).

OYO 617 Tira Hostel @ Chalong Phuket
Wire Hostel Patong
1.5 out of 5
66/10 Bangla Rd., Patong kathu, Patong, Phuket
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Bangla Road and Patong Beach. Jungceylon Shopping Center and Kalim Beach are also within 2 ...

4/5Very Good! (11 reviews)

"i really like the concept.. its very recommended for a backpackers, cheap price with a exiting room. and its really close to the beach"…"

Reviewed on May 25, 2019

Wire Hostel Patong
 OYO 1054 Phuket Backpacker Hostel
2 out of 5
165 Ranong Road, Taladnue, Muang, Phuket
Free Cancellation
The price is $14 per night from Dec 5 to Dec 6

Located in Talat Nuea, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Jui Tui Shrine and Phuket Sunday Night Market. Phuket Trickeye Museum and Central Festival Phuket ...

3.1/5 (7 reviews)

"The place was clean but my room smelled damp and as if it hadn’t been ventilated in so long."…"

Reviewed on Dec 25, 2018

OYO 1054 Phuket Backpacker Hostel
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Other property types in Phuket

Angsana Laguna Phuket

Angsana Laguna Phuket

5 out of 5
10 Moo 4 Srisoonthorn Road, Si Sunthon, Phuket
The price is $66 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.3/5Excellent! (710 reviews)

"The location of the Angsana is excellent within the Laguna complex. The 2 bedroom villa we were allocated was most welcome. For the 4 of us to be accommodated together was a great asset while coronavirus virus lock down in place. Our outside journeys were somewhat restricted for the last 4 days so ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 8, 2020

Angsana Laguna Phuket
Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach

5 out of 5
92, 92/1 Moo 3, Sakoo, Talang, Nai Yang Beach, Sa Khu, Phuket
The price is $63 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
4.6/5Wonderful! (527 reviews)

"I love this property. The staff is wonderful along with the entire food and beverage Department. This only issue is the property is off the beaten path with no other facilities (clubs, restaurants, even 7-11) close by. You’ll need a car to get to the main road. Since there is only 1 restaurant on ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

Phuket Marriott Resort and Spa, Nai Yang Beach
The Marina Phuket Hotel

The Marina Phuket Hotel

4 out of 5
240/9 Phangmuang Sai Kor Road, Patong, Phuket
The price is $16 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.1/5Very Good! (448 reviews)

"Spotless accomodation, lovely rooftop pool altjough a little difficult to get a sunbed on many occasions. Had evening meal in hotel on 2 occsions, food was excellent. Ask for room away from roadside as these rooms are extremely noisy, road is very busy & load all night long. Swapped after 1 night ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 12, 2020

The Marina Phuket Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for somewhere affordable to stay in Phuket, one of the 111 hostels here could be a great choice for you. These dorm-style accommodations come in many shapes and sizes, but they all have three main qualities in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social atmosphere
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)

By staying at a hostel in Phuket, you can spend less on lodging and use more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your vacation. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and island views.

Hostels in Phuket

You might be wondering, what are the most popular hostels in Phuket? Based on reviews from our customers, these options have the best ratings:

Lub d Phuket - Patong - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. You'll find towels, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms.

SeaHorse Hotel Phuket - Property features include free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and linens.

Bedbox Guesthouse & Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms.

The Luna - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and a restaurant. Rooms come with towels, free toiletries, and coffee/tea makers.

Maritime Rooms Patong - Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and free bottled water.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Phuket?

The weather can be important when you're discovering new places, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically March and February, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 93° F and nighttime temperatures average 72° F
  • April-June: 93° F is the daytime average and 75° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 88° F and nighttime averages are around 75° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 89° F during the day and 73° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 2.91 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Phuket?

Depending on your interests, you might like these places:

Top Sights
  • Patong Beach
  • Chalong Temple
  • Phuket Aquarium
Natural Features
  • Promthep Cape
  • Suan Luang Park
  • Khao Rang Hill View Point
Cultural Attractions
  • Phuket Trickeye Museum
  • Thavorn Museum
  • Phuket Baba Museum

Generally, Phuket is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Bars
  • Cultural attractions

How to Get to Phuket and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Phuket (HKT-Phuket Intl.), 16.7 mi (26.9 km) away from the city center. Another option is Krabi (KBV-Krabi Intl.), which is 43.1 mi (69.4 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Phuket?
By going with a hostel you can spend less on lodging and use more of your money for exploring during your stay. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its beaches and island views.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of shapes and sizes, but they have a few things in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment, and shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too).
What are the best hostels in Phuket?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks get the best reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start looking: Lub d Phuket Patong - Located within a 5-minute walk of Patong Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You’ll find free toiletries, TVs, and hair dryers in all rooms. Capzule Bed Hostel Phuket - Located within a 5-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum. You can take advantage of a shared/communal kitchen and air conditioning at this property. Paradise Beach Backpackers Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Tri Trang Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. You’ll find showers and desks in all rooms. HAO Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Phuket Trickeye Museum. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with showers and free toiletries. The Bukit - Located steps from Phuket Sunday Night Market. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a restaurant. You’ll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms.
How many hostels will I find in Phuket?
If you’re hoping to find somewhere affordable to stay in Phuket, one of Expedia’s 126 hostels might be a great option.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Phuket?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually March and February with an average temp of 82°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 82°F. The rainiest months in Phuket are October, May, November, and September, with each month seeing an average of 10 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Phuket?
In general, Phuket is known for its beaches, restaurants, and bars. Major attractions include Chalong Bay, Jungceylon Shopping Center, and Big Buddha. Get out into nature with places like Patong Beach, Karon Beach, and Kata Beach. Cultural attractions include Phuket Trickeye Museum, Simon Cabaret, and Thavorn Museum.
What's the best way to get to and around Phuket while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Phuket in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can fly into the nearest airport, which is Phuket Intl. Airport (HKT), 16.7 mi (26.9 km) away. Another option is Krabi Intl. Airport (KBV), which is 43.1 mi (69.4 km) away.