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The lobby of the Here Hostel (one of the best hostels near Khao San Road in Bangkok).
The lobby of the Here Hostel (one of the best hostels near Khao San Road in Bangkok).

BEST HOSTELS NEAR KHAO SAN ROAD

Khao San Road is THE gathering place for almost every decent international backpacker who is looking for fun and is not averse to partying with other travelers from all over the world. The area around Khao San is the place where you can find good and cheap hostels. Although for prices of less than €10,- per night you can’t be too demanding, you can at least expect the hostel to be clean and safe. Many hostels even add to that! This by creating cozy hanging spots and sometimes even serving you breakfast included in the bargain price!

The list below with the best hostels near Khao San Road has been created by our readers. We looked at price, quality, friendliness and safety. We also took into account a maximum distance of 1 kilometer to Khao San Road. Have fun!

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Table of contents with best hostels near Khao San Road

Here Hostel TIP
Suneta Hostel TIP

Krit Hostel
Born Free Hostel
The Oasis Hostel
d Hostel Bangkok TIP
Azure Hostel
Once Again Hostel TIP
Good food around Khao San Road

Here Hostel TIP

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Known by many Dutch backpackers and the only hostel with pool in the list of best hostels near Khao San Road! The Here Hostel is located at a short distance from Khao San Road and you can walk to Thailand’s most famous Pad Thai restaurant (Thipsamai) in five minutes! The Here staff is great and always thinks along with you. Besides the pool there is the super nice There Bar * Garen where you can chill out and make new friends in the garden of the hostel!

The exterior of the Lord's Hostel near Khao San Road
The terrace with pool of the Lord Hostel near Khao San Road

If you want to sleep in the Here Hostel you can choose from many possibilities. For example, there is a bed in the mixed dormitory of eight, six or four people to reserve. But you can also book a double or quadruple room with a private bathroom, useful as a couple or as a group of four friends. And if you want to score a breakfast, you can do so for a small extra charge in the Here Hostel itself!

The pool of the Lord Hostel near Khao San Road
A dorm room of the Lord Hostel near Khao San Road
The double room of the Lord Hostel near Khao San Road

Suneta Hostel TIP

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The Suneta Hostel, a modern hostel in Bangkok’s Old Town, is highly appreciated and recommended among many visitors who stayed there. It’s situated five minutes walking distance from Khao San Road! The friendly and motivated Suneta team knows how to deal with their guests and we have experienced that for ourselves. Super friendly and fun people work there!

In some dormitories this nice hostel has chosen to work with wooden partitions instead of the standard curtains. This way you have more privacy and it helps against the noise of your roommates, very smart though we say ourselves! If you’re looking for a hostel with an amazing service including a simple but good breakfast for a nice price, then the Suneta Hostel is the place to be!

The lobby of the Suneta Hostel near Khao San Road in Bangkok
Suneta Hostel bunkbed near Khao San Road in Bangkok
The lobby of the Suneta Hostel near Khao San Road in Bangkok
The dorm for 4 people at the Suneta Hostel near Khao San Road in Bangkok.

Krit Hostel

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Krit Hostel is a very tastefully decorated and modern hostel less than a kilometer from Khao San Road! In the common chill room the slogan ‘adventures are forever’ appears on the wall, we totally agree! It’s the adventurous memories that stay with us! In the Krit Hostel you can sleep in a mixed dormitory but there is also a separate dormitory for women. We hear from a lot of people that the beds are great to sleep in, in Thailand beds are often on the hard side… The staff is very friendly and speaks good English, handy to ask some questions about nice places in Bangkok! A nice plus at this hostel is that there is also a roof terrace with a few tables and chairs here and there. A nice place to get to know your fellow residents!

YUMMY
The Krit Hostel also has a cozy coffee bar! Here you can order delicious (ice) coffee!

Adventures are forever text on the wall of the Krit Hostel near Khao San Road
Krit Hostel bunk beds near Khao San Road, Bangkok
The roof terrace of the Krit Hostel near Khao San Road in Bangkok.

Born Free Hostel

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The Born Free Hostel is a somewhat classic decorated hostel located in a cozy neighborhood with nice bars and restaurants. This less than 10 minutes walk from Khao San Road! The cheapest way to sleep here is in a mixed dormitory for up to 10 people with a fan. If you prefer air conditioning, you share a room with up to 6 or 12 people. There is a possibility to join certain beds together by means of the separate dividing wall. That means spooning with your girl for next to nothing! The staff is helpful and gives good tips on what to do in Bangkok. And that’s good because Born Free lends out free bikes so you can explore Bangkok by bike.

The Born Free Hostel seen from the outside near Khao San Road in Bangkok.
The public space of the Born Free Hostel near Khao San Road in Bangkok
The Born Free Hostel seen from the outside near Khao San Road in Bangkok.

The Oasis Hostel

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The owner and staff of The Oasis Hostel are very friendly and attentive, according to the many guests who have slept here. They are always there for you and will be happy to advise you about your stay in Bangkok. Outside there is a nice place to chill out and the beds inside are lovely! The cheapest option is to sleep in a dormitory with 4 or 6 beds. As friends or couple you can also choose to book a double room. The Oasis is located 700 meters from Khao San Road, in a quiet area with several restaurants, bars and massage parlours. An oasis of tranquillity yet close to the hustle and bustle.

The Oasis Hostel seen from the outside near Khao San Road
Bunk beds in a room of The Oasis Hostel around Khao San Road
The double bedroom of The Oasis Hostel near Khao San Road

d Hostel Bangkok TIP

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d Hostel Bangkok is an insanely good hostel near Khao San Road! The hostel stands out immediately when you walk past it and that is not only what strikes you. d Hostel has nice soft beds, clean rooms and a number of nice public areas including a pool table! You can sleep here in a 4 or 6 person dormitory and there is also a special dormitory for women only. At d Hostel we also organize various activities such as a walking tour through Bangkok or a Thai Food Experience where you can learn more about the delicious food that Thailand has to offer! We really recommend you to sleep here for a couple of nights if you want to discover Bangkok as a backpacker.

d Hostel Bangkok seen from the street near Khao San Road
The communal area with dining tables at d Hostel Bangkok near Khao San Road
The communal area with pool table of the d Hostel Bangkok near Khao San Road
The bunk beds in the dorm room of the d Hostel Bangkok near Khao San Road
Bunk bed in the dorm room of the d Hostel Bangkok near Khao San Road

Azure Hostel

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The Azure Hostel is a clean and comfortable hostel where the staff really pays attention to its guests. The hostel is located in a quiet neighborhood, yet it is a 10 minute walk to the bustling Khao San Road. The cheapest option is to sleep in a mixed dormitory for 8 people but the hostel offers much more choice such as a double bedroom with shared or private bathroom. We have included this hostel in our list of best hostels near Khao San Road for its atmospheric artistic rooms and cheap options to stay here. 

Azure Hostel seen from the street near Khao San Road
The lobby of the Azure Hostel near Khao San Road
A common room the Azure Hostel near Khao San Road
The dorm room of the Azure Hostel near Khao San Road

Once Again Hostel TIP

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The name says it all, once you’ve slept here you’ll come back again, and once again and… The Once Again Hostel is about fifteen minutes walk from Khao San Road and only five minutes from the Wat Saket. It might not be your taste but we really appreciate the modern decor of this hostel! All dormitories and communal areas are spacious, clean and tidy! 

The Once Again Hostel seen from the street near Khao San Road
The superb designed bunk beds of the Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road
The superb designed bunk beds of the Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road

You can sleep in the Once Again Hostel in a mixed dormitory of 4, 6, 8 or 12 beds and a women only dormitory is available as well. Did we mention that there is an amazing roof terrace? Or a pool table? Or the super nice staff? Yes, the price-quality ratio is very good here! They’ll see us again for sure!

Roof terrace overlooking the Wat Saket of Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road
The superb designed bunk beds of the Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road
The superb designed bunk beds of the Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road
The superb designed bunk beds of the Once Again Hostel near Khao San Road

Good food in the Khao San Road area

Besides the best hostels near Khao San Road there are a lot of nice and good restaurants in the area! We have collected some for you, try some! We hope this will make your visit to the area even more fun and tasty! By the way, some of these restaurants are also on our list of best Old Town restaurants you can read more about. Njoy!



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