Thailand is literally a dream place for every traveler, everything there is perfect. Islands, beaches, people, waterfalls, mountains and everything else. Its capital Bangkok (known also as The City Of Angels) is one of the most visited places in the country.
Bangkok is a paradise on earth for all tourists high-end as well as budget travelers or backpackers. For most travelers, Bangkok is an entry gate before exploring through Asia and heading on their backpacking adventure.
Bangkok is famous for wild partying, beautiful temples and fantastic food. With nearly 20 million visitors a year, Forbes Recently named this beautiful city the world’s most traveled-to city, ending out London, Singapore, and Paris.
This vibration city has stunning hostels that offer something for groups, solo travelers, and couples alike, so there is something for every kind of traveler in the city. However the streets at night can be a little overwhelming, so you need a safe, friendly, and comfortable hostel to spend and enjoy your nights. That’s why we create this list of the best hostels in Bangkok to find the best hostel for you.
1. The Yard Hostel Bangkok
The yard hustle may not be the typical and the best hostel in Bangkok, but it is an attractive and funky collection of containers, dorms, and rooms located in one of the backstreets of Ari that attracts lots of visitors every year.
The garden and comen areas make this hostel a great place to socialize for solo travelers and to escape the hedonistic hustle and bustle of Bangkok. However the yard is an eco-hostel, and it gots the attention of different travelers all over the world.
This hostel features weekly free trips to Chinatown, as well as yoga and introductory Muay Thai boxing sessions. FREE Wi-Fi access, 24/7 check-in and out as well as a Free Bicycle Hire.
2. Bed Station Hostel
The Bed Station is a modern, sociable, industrial-style with a gorgeous wooden and grey aesthetic throughout the heart of Bangkok, right next to the sky train station. It is also a short ride ways from the infamous Khao San Read, so if you like going out at night, this is a great choice for you.
With great security, clean rooms and dorms, this hostel is the best choice for guests wishing to explore the city and for young solo travelers and for couples as well. The open mezzanine common area above it’s a great hangout with bean bags, a popular Playstation, and computer terminals.
3. Udee Bangkok
Small, smart and simple hostel on a quiet lane close to Chatuchak, where Asia’s biggest outdoor market is. Thai and Chinese designed elements, friendly and well organized, clean rooms and dorms, safe and secure as well as communal rooftop, all those qualities make this hostel great for a relaxed and quiet staying.
The rooms are not that big, but they are as comfortable as a room can get for guests to have a peaceful and calm night. Guests get electronic keys cards to enter their rooms. The dorms also are simple – though all bunk beds have their own reading light in case you want to read your favorite book after sleep, and plug points to charge your phone.
The great features about Udee Bangkok are it offers a lot of freebies (free breakfast, free Wi-fi and free city maps) which makes this hostel slightly overpriced stay that will save you a lot of money.
4. Mad Monkey Bangkok
The Mad Monkey Hustle is for social Travelers looking for quite accommodations not too far from the action. Located just a few streets back from Khao San Road. The hustle overlooks a canal, cutting down on noise and improving the ambiance for all guests.
Mad Monkey includes a pool so guests can cool off in and meet new friends. It’s basically the perfect amenity for the hot, busy atmosphere, giving everyone the chance to cool down and refresh themselves.
Not only that, the free Wi-Fi and the air conditioning make this hostel a great place to return after a busy day on the town and just relax. Oh, I almost forgot, the food is Epic, from the smoothie bowls to avo toast and other meals that will blow your mind.
5. Once Again Hostel
The Once Again Hostel is great for first-time backpackers that want to have an adventure in Thailand. This hostel has something very unique, it is a dormitory with custom-made beds. These are larger than mass-made variants. The entrance to the capsule bed as owners of this hostel call it, resembles that of a traditional Thai house.
This hostel provides a high level of privacy to guests over conventional dormitories. Also, there are a ton of working spaces for people who run some business that can’t be stopped, so they can handle their work and at the same time explore the beautiful Thailand capital Bangkok.
On top of that, once again prides itself on the experience it gives its guests as they give free tailored tours around Bangkok.
6. Here Hostel Bangkok
Here Hostel is another one of the best hotels in Bangkok. It is a lovely place, gorgeous, and could be the best hostel in Bangkok and in this list. It’s ideal for all types of backpackers, travelers or digital nomads who are looking for the number one hustle in the capital.
No matter what you are looking for, whether it be a chill night with your girlfriend or your friends, or a social evening in a dorm, Here Hostel has got you covered. The amazing location of this hustle is just 10 minutes walking distance from the “backpackers paradise” known as Khao San Road, which is full of parties and great nightlife.
7. Playground Hostel
The Playground hostel is an excellent place for backpackers that are interested in exploring the rich culture, heritage, and traditions of Thailand. This beautiful active hustle located just three kilometers from Bangkok’s biggest tourist attraction, Grand Palace and the Temple of Emerald Buddha.
Highly reviewed and super affordable, and is considered as the coolest hostel in Bangkok. The playground has a fully-stocked bar and an amazing party vibe. You can have lots of fun with your friends playing drinking Jenga, flip-cup, beer pong or do other crazy stuff together.
This one is possibly our favorite Thai hostel and certainly a pick of the many party hostels Bangkok has to offer.
8. Everyday Bangkok Hostel
This hostel is ranked among the best hostels in Bangkok for backpackers. Firstly, the hostel is located in Silom district of the capital, near Surawon Read and Si Phraya Road, which is really famous for street-side shops selling handicraft, inexpensive readymade garments, and other traditional herbs and spices, as well as some expensive watches.
The rooms and dorms are super clean and comfy. You can meet new friends and have fun with them at this great hostel. The hostel is really secure so you don’t have to worry about your stuff, just lock your room and go explore the beautiful Bangkok.
9. Hom Hostel & Cooking Club
The great thing about Hom hostel and what makes it ranks among the top hostels in Bangkok is its wonderful home-like vibe at a great price. It is ideally located from shoppers and night owls in downtown Bangkok, with just a few minutes, walk from Ploenchit Skytrain Station.
There is a great well-equipped kitchen that opens onto the rooftop garden of the hostel. They often run demos and classes, and there seems to be something good to eat most of the time. Also in the evening guests can help themselves to whatever was cooking during the day.
The Express hostel is a very modern hostel for most backpackers and offers excellent value for money with its comfortable rooms, convenient location, and security. Express is located in the Sathorn area of Bangkok. This is one of the business districts of Thai capital.
Tourist attractions such as Patpong, which comes abuzz with nightlife daily and Sukhumvit are located just three to six kilometers from the Express hostel.
You will be amazed at the modernity of the areas during the day, and at night, the area almost becomes a paradise for all the tourists, you can eat fresh, grilled fish and other Thai delicacies at stalls and indulge in cheap shopping.
11. Natee Hostel
For backpackers who love shopping for collectibles to take back home, Natee Hostel is your best bet. This hustle is located in Pathumwan district in Bangkok and is also near several major tourist attractions. Natee Hostel has rooms for both single and group gustes, and all rooms are furnished and comfortable.
Guests that love to shop can walk to the nearby Pratunam market which houses a large, multi-story market that sells everything from inexpensive readymade garments, fashion and jewelry, great local handcraft, and of course some original Tahi home-breed liquor.