Best Places for Backpackers in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Enjoy backpacking around Chiang Rai, Thailand without a fixed itinerary by using our handy listings of the best hostels in every destination. Specially curated for backpackers and economy travellers, we help you find an amazing place to stay no matter where you're headed!

The best backpackers destinations & accommodation in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

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Top 33 hostels in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

These are the 33 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

1
Na-Rak-O Resort

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Na-Rak-O Resort

Na-Rak-O Resort perfect for a relaxing holiday. There are place to sit outside the room. You can choose the style you like. It takes only 15 minutes drive from Mae Fha Luang International airport, Chiang Rai. If what you're looking for is a conveniently located hotel in Chiang Rai, look no further t...
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Spinomad Hostel

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Spinomad Hostel

Welcome to Spinomad Hostel, a comfortable, clean, cozy and friendly hostel in the heart of Chiang Rai. Spinomad Hostel is more than just a hostel as we also have a Laundry Cafe available on-site. Spinomad Hostel have provided bunk-bed mixed dormitory, double room and twin room. Spinomad Hoste...
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3
TongSiam

100 /100

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TongSiam

TongSiam Asian Vintage Style hostel, we located in the heart of Chiangrai. Only 1 step from Saturday walking street and walking distance to Night Bazaar and Clock tower. We have 2 room type available, Dormitory with shared bathroom and Private room ensuite. Every room equipped with 220v universal...
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4
Baan P

100 /100

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Baan P' Maali Hostel

All rooms come with air conditioner and fan, complete with bunk bed but you will comfortable and feel to personal. Curtain, light, socket and locker is available for every bed. You will feel relax when stay here. There is shared bathroom on site only, but 3 hot-cold showers for men and 3 for wom...
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Busket Hostel

99 /100

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Busket Hostel

Busket Hostel is located in the heart of Chiangrai with just 10 meters to Chiangrai famous Night Bazaar (back door access) and 100 meters to Old Bus Station. We located in Sirikorn Market (famous flower market) where our guests can learn more of Chiangrai local life. Only 250 meters walking distance...
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6
Get Hi Hostel

99 /100

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Get Hi Hostel

Brand New Hostel Since NOVEMBER 2018 ‘Get Hi Hostel' is a social hostel in Chiang Rai for young adult travelers who want to meet people and have fun. It is between chill & party. It is located in local / expat area, where you get to fall in love with the real Chiang Rai and see it thru the eyes...
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7
The Garage

97 /100

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The Garage

At The Garage, we have our humble home opens since 2016 for our beloved traveler brothers and sisters to experience the comfy, warmly, deliciously, closely stay in a cultural and greenery side of Chiang Rai. We have Cafe&Restaurant onsite. Open 07.00 - 17.00. Don’t miss Daddy’s homemade Thai a la...
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8
Stay In Chiangrai

97 /100

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Stay In Chiangrai

Stay In Chiangrai located on the San Khong Noi Road and close to Sunday market. On Sunday, you can enjoy the market in front of Stay In Chiangrai. We'll help you navigate through famous places in Chiang Rai, directing you to the best local and traditional restaurants, art exhibitions, amazing place...
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9
Grace Hostel

93 /100

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Grace Hostel

Grace hostel & cafe is a budget hostel with great service located near central of Chiang Rai. About 10 minutes ride / 20 minutes walk from bus station. From our hostel you can visit Denha market, Oub Kham Museum to see & feel local's life, taste & art. We offer all types of accommodation from bud...
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10
Connect Hostel

92 /100

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Connect Hostel

Located in central of Chiang Rai, Connect Hostel is only a few minutes walk from the main bus station, Night Bazaar and Clock Tower. Every room is equipped with air-condition, private universal 220V power socket. Despite being a hostel, every room (including dormitory) have a private bathroom/to...
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11
Mercy Hostel

92 /100

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Mercy Hostel

Mercy Hostel is located in the heart of Chiang Rai, only 600 m from the Clock Tower and the Fresh market(10mins walk), 700 m from the Old Bus Station and 800 m from Saturday Night Walking Street. Mae Fah Luang – Chiang Rai International Airport is 10 km away. There are many restaurants and bars in...
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12
Chiangrai Clock Tower Hostel

91 /100

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Chiangrai Clock Tower Hostel

Well-located in in the heart of the city centre, Clock Tower Hostel is an ideal point of departure of the trip in Chiang Rai. It is close proximity of Clock Tower, the most famous places of interest in Chiang Rai that you can not miss it. From here, you can enjoy easy access to everywhere. Walk with...
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13
Norn Nung Len Cafe & Hostel

90 /100

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Norn Nung Len Cafe & Hostel

Norn Nung Len means Sleep Sit Play so you can sleep well here, sit and enjoy our great food, drink tea, coffee, beer and cocktail and also play with new friends while chilling with live music every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday night! The hostel is located in the heart of the city. You can relax wi...
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14
LubMoh Hostel

90 /100

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LubMoh Hostel

LubMoH Hostel offers a terrace, non-smoking rooms, free WiFi and a shared area. Popular points of interest nearby include Clock Tower Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai Saturday Night Walking Street and Statue of King Mengrai. The rooms have air conditioning, and certain rooms at the hostel have a balcony....
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15
Baan Mai Kradan Hostel Chiang Rai

90 /100

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Baan Mai Kradan Hostel Chiang Rai

WHO WE ARE Baan Mai Kradan 'Lifestyle' Hostel is originally an old Thai house built in 1964 or over 50 years old where we completely renovate the old wooden house and resurrect it on 7 October 2017. Today the lifestyle hostel provides its residents with premium co-living accommodation - right at th...
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16
SOOK Cafe and Youth Hostel

89 /100

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SOOK Cafe and Youth Hostel

SOOK Cafe and Youth Hostel is the place that you can feel cozy like visit friend's family in Chiang Rai. Our stuff will help you as friend. We can help you plan your day and let you know the special event and activities in Chiang Rai to make sure you have the great experience in this lovely place...
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17
Baan Rub Aroon

87 /100

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Baan Rub Aroon

Chiang Rai is a place full of memorable adventures and meaningful activities. As you stay with us at Baan Rub Aroon, you are close to everything that Chiang Rai has to offer! Baan Rub Aroon Guesthouse is one of the rarest and finest of a Thai colonial style - house which is located on a quiet roa...
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18
Ti Amo Chiangrai Central

86 /100

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Ti Amo Chiangrai Central

Tiamo Chiangrai Central is in an excellent location for guests to explore beautiful Chiangrai downtown. Besides, it's like your home and be rest assured of a cozy and comfortable stay. We offer private rooms and dormitories with hearty breakfast, free flow of mineral water n beverages, tourist...
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19
Bed & Bike Poshtel

86 /100

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Bed & Bike Poshtel

Bed & Bike Poshtel has a loft-style decoration with full-furnish. Located in the central Chiang Rai, which is less than 330 meters from Bus station or only 5-minute walk. There is a 24-hour CCTV and parking is available nearby. We also provided high-speed Wi-Fi and bike rental. The cafe services eve...
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20
Soundsleep Hostel

85 /100

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Soundsleep Hostel

Soundsleep Hostel is a modern decorated budget accommodation in Chiang Rai for everyone, whether you are seeing the sights in this amazing city or travelling with your family. Soundsleep Hostel is not only a fantastic in location but our services are also unbeatable. We have a friendly stuff to b...
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21
Happynest Inspiring Hostel

85 /100

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Happynest Inspiring Hostel

Truly located in Chiangrai city centre, Happynest Inspiring Hostel is only 5 minutes' walk from bus station and approximately 15 minutes' walk to tourist attractions such as clock tower, night bazaar and weekend walking street. It is also surrounded by hospital, gas station, post office and convenie...
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22
Suk Hostel & Co-Living Space @ Ha Yaek

84 /100

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Suk Hostel & Co-Living Space @ Ha Yaek

A three-storey hostel in the heart of Chiang Rai City. Guests will be enjoying with rooftop Co-Living Space. We decorated very simple but feel very warm greetings. You will feel like a local living style. Guests will feel like a local. You guys can find us on Uttarakit Road, at the corner 'Nong...
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23
Chiang Rai Hotel

81 /100

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Chiang Rai Hotel

Chiang Rai Hotel is with perfect location, 100% city center. It is close to Chiang Rai Clock Tower and Saturday Night Market Walking Street. It is also near bus station No.1, night bazaar, local fresh market, bank, post office and surrounded by local restaurants. There are double rooms and twin r...
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24
Yardtel @Concept Yard

66 /100

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Yardtel @Concept Yard

A shop house with mid century modern design & architecture, decorated in white-base with homey atmosphere is situated in the heart of Chiangrai city. First floor is a cafe serving food, drinks & sweets while second floor is the accommodation area (hostel) consists of 1 dorm room and 3 private ro...
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25
Huan Kawin Hostel & Photography Gallery

63 /100

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Huan Kawin Hostel & Photography Gallery

It's an antique house with northern Thai style (called 'Lanna'), located in downtown Chiangrai. My house is 58 years old. Such as bed it's 58 years old. The wardrobe is 58 years old since my grandfather was building this house. Now I have changed this old house into a hostel, I named it with the nam...
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26
Chiangrai Trip & Hostel

61 /100

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Chiangrai Trip & Hostel

Well-located in in the heart of the city center, Chiangrai Trip & Hostel is an ideal point of departure of the trip in Chiang Rai. It is very close proximity of Clock Tower and night market and bus station, the most famous places of interest in Chiang Rai that you can not miss it. From here, you can...
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27
Huan Amphan

59 /100

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Huan Amphan

Huan Amphan is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. The hotel is about 1 km away from the city center and provides accessibility to important town facilities. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. Every effort is made to m...
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28
Gita

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Gita's House

Gita's House is a mindful guesthouse located in a quiet corner of ​​Chiang Rai city center and closed to tourist attractions, restaurants, markets, walking street and only 15 minutes away from airport and bus station. Hard to find a more perfect location. Special to Gita's House is a Stress Reco...
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29
Take Me Home

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Take Me Home

1 minute walk to Saturday walking street, 5 minutes Mengrai monument and 10 minutes to the bus station and night bazaar. Restaurants are around us; comfortable with all facilities, warming atmosphere like home, all staff can speak English. Our house is in the center of town where you can reac...
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30
Suree House

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Suree House

Welcome to Suree House which located at the center of Chiang Rai .Suree House is not far from the main bus station, you can enjoy a walk at Night Bazaar and also the light show at the Golden clock tower.Feel free to explore the famous saturday market walking street of Chiang Rai which is a few min...
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Patio Cafe & Hostel

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Patio Cafe & Hostel

Patio Cafe & Hostel is a small hostel built in my own land, surrounded with my relatives' hotels and campsite. You will feel it like home. We only have 2 dorm rooms. Each is with 4 beds. Shared bathroom is available for all guests. We offer free Wi-Fi, free bike rental, cafe, garden etc. Each...
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32
ALS Clock Hospitale

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ALS Clock Hospitale

ALS Clock Hospitale is placed at the best location of chiang rai city town, where no cars noise interrupt from the road at night, with fair price and friendly staffs. Set in Chiang Rai, 300 metres from Old Bus Station, ALS Hostel features a shared lounge. The property is close to several noted at...
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Blue Melon Cafe & Hostel

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Blue Melon Cafe & Hostel

Boasting a shared lounge, Blue Melon Cafe&Hostel is located in one of great location in Chiang rai, not far from Statue of King Mengrai and Clock tower. Easy to access to city center and top attractions. Two 6-bed-dorm-room and one private room are available at the hostel. All rooms come with shared...
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