Bangkok is a bustling Asian city with an endless list of things to do. It’s commonly frequented by travelers from around the world and has the perfect blend of modern Asian living mixed with authentic local markets and cuisine. Khaosan Road is a must, along with the floating market, visiting the many temples and palaces and stopping by the Lebua Skytower where part of “The Hangover 3” was filmed!
Depending on your interests you can spend anywhere from a few days to a few weeks exploring Bangkok. The fun atmosphere is enough to get anyone hooked on this mesmerizing city.
Before you get to planning out the details of your itinerary, you need to sort out proper accommodation.
The 6 best hostels in Bangkok are all centrally located with lots to offer new and experienced travelers alike. While it can be hard to choose with so many amazing options, you truly can’t go wrong with these 6 hostels!
Lub D Bangkok Siam
The Lub D Bangkok Siam Hostel is located in the Pathum Wan District of the city. Nearby you’ll find swanky malls, museums, parks and all forms of entertainment. It’s situated right next to the Siam Skytrain Station, making getting around a whole lot easier!
Each room is color-themed and has everything you’ll need for your stay. Chill out on the bean bags and watch movies with new friends while you plan your adventures for the coming days. When you get hungry, the Right Bar has snacks on hand and serves breakfast each day.
Address: 925, 9 Rama I Rd, Khwaeng Wang Mai, Khet Pathum Wan, Krung Thep Maha Nakhon 10330, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.4 out of 5.
Price per night: from $13.
Hom Hostel and Cooking Club
This hostel is situated in the Watthana district of Bangkok, known for its elegance and nightlife. There are many nearby attractions to visit during your stay such as Arab Street, Central Embassy and Amarin Plaza.
Hom Hostel and Cooking Club is fitted with a restaurant, bar, shared lounge and kitchen, as well as a garden for guests. The Thai breakfast is superb and guests can’t get enough of the garden terrace. There are also free cooking classes every day at 6:30 so make sure you bring your appetite! All in all, you can’t go wrong with this hostel.
Address: 49 Nanasquare 4th floor, Sukhumvit 3 road, Wattana, Klongtoei Nuea, Wattana, 10110 Bangkok, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.5 out of 5.
Price per night: from $16.
The Yard Hostel, Bangkok
This quaint Bangkok hostel is a little further from the city in the quiet suburb known as Phaya Thai. It’s known for trendy boutiques, cafes, restaurants and a small yet picturesque temple! There is a large international and local market nearby, giving you the option to enjoy the local food or indulge in some of your favorites from back home.
The communal garden will add some serenity to your day and allow you to take a step back from the busy city. The Yard Hostel, in general, has a much more relaxed vibe and is a great spot for those who need a break from party hostels in the city.
Address: 51, Soi Phahonyothin 5, Phahonyothin Road, Samsen Nai, Phaya Thai, Bangkok, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.6 out of 5.
Price per night: from $17.
Slumber Party Hostel Bangkok
When you’re ready to get back to partying and enjoying a more lively environment in Bangkok, Slumber Party Hostel is perfect. It’s in the Watthana district and known for hosting some of the best parties in Thailand!
The staff does a great job of getting the party started each night and there is always something going on. Pub crawls happen regularly and the atmosphere is unimaginable! Make sure to get a good night’s rest before heading over to Slumber Party Hostel because you’re sure to be up late.
Address: 220/18 Sukhumvit 1 Alley, Sukhumvit Rd. , Bangkok, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.2 out of 5.
Price per night: from $12.
Mad Monkey Bangkok
You can find Mad Monkey Bangkok in the Phra Nakhon district steps from the Khaosan Road, the ‘Instagram worthy’ Giant Swing, Temple of the Emerald Buddha and Grand Palace. You also don’t need to go far to get to floating markets or waterfalls when you stay at Mad Monkey.
Hop in the pool to escape the humidity and make a few new friends along the way. There are great food options to choose from within the hostel that works with any budget and it’s always a fun and uplifting environment. Mad Monkey Bangkok has got it all!
Address: 55 Phra Sumen Road, Bangkok, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.6 out of 5.
Price per night: from $12.
Rest Is More Hostel Bangkok
When you’re ready to take things down a notch or two again and get away from the party atmosphere, head over to Rest Is More Hostel. It’s located in the Bang Lamphu district which is close to Khaosan Road and popular bars and restaurants.
While it’s in a busy area, the atmosphere is much more relaxed and zen than Mad Monkey or Slumber Party Hostel. Enjoy an included breakfast with your stay, while immersing yourself in the local culture. Rest Is More sees the value in providing a unique experience where you can truly explore the culture for yourself!
Address: 362 Bamrung Muang Road, Ban Bat, Pom Prap Sattru Phai, Bangkok, Thailand.
Guest rating: 4.7 out of 5.
Price per night: from $9.
About our Bangkok hostel recommendations
Whether you’re a solo traveler looking for a private room, or a backpacker traveling around in a group wanting to stay in a cheap and cozy dorm, above you will find the best hostels in Bangkok for all your needs.
Please note, we only list hostels on our website that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregated all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Hence, you can be certain all hostels listed above offer an excellent value-for-money stay in Bangkok.
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