Best Places for Backpackers in Phuket, Thailand.

Enjoy backpacking around Phuket, 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 Phuket, Thailand.

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Top 50 hostels in Phuket, Thailand.

These are the 50 most awesome hostels and budget places to stay in Phuket, Thailand.

1
Phuket Airport Hotel

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Phuket Airport Hotel

This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Phuket Airport Hotel is the closest hotel to Phuket International Airport. Although only 400 m away, it features minimal airport noise. An outdoor pool, free 24-hour airport transfers and a free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Rooms at Phuket Airport...
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Beehive Phuket Oldtown Hostel

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Beehive Phuket Oldtown Hostel

Offering a year-round outdoor pool and terrace, Beehive Phuket Old Town is situated in Phuket Town in the Phuket Region, 600 metres from Old Phuket Town. Beehive Phuket Old Town offers both private and dormitory rooms with air conditioning. Certain units include a seating area to relax in after a...
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iNest Poshtel

99 /100

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iNest Poshtel

iNest Poshtel is located in Kata Beach, a very famous and clean beach area in Phuket. We have on-site restaurant that serves international and Thai cuisine. At iNest Poshtel, you can choose to stay in one of our 8 private rooms and 6 dormitory rooms. Every room has air-conditioner. Beds are comfort...
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The Snug Airportel

98 /100

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The Snug Airportel

Our hotel is the perfect location for you to relax after a long trip or to rest after a long flight. A comfy quality bed lets you stay lazy in bed all day. Food and beverages can be ordered right at the reception. Our swimming pool is there for you whenever you need to cool down under a hot da...
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Kokotel Phuket Patong

97 /100

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Kokotel Phuket Patong

Kokotel is unique and innovate Bed & Cafe concept. Started with a 1st branch in Bangkok in 2016. For all budget but having strong preference guests, we created a creative and comfortable dorm room only here in Patong. We are friends and families serving friends and families, we are ready to w...
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Chino Town Gallery Hostel

97 /100

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Chino Town Gallery Hostel

Chino Town Gallery Hostel is located in the heart of old town Phuket, this road is well known and close to all cultural attractions. This property is ideal for travelers who would like to have experience like the atmosphere of the old town to learn the local way of life. The owner built this on a...
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The Memory at On On Hotel

97 /100

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The Memory at On On Hotel

At The Memory at On On, there is place to sleep to suit everyone, whether travelling solo and looking to make friends or as a couple or group, there are private rooms and clean dorms all kitted out with modern facilities. With larger rooms and more facilities like personal lockers and free Wi-Fi, gu...
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Ananas Phuket Central Hostel

97 /100

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Ananas Phuket Central Hostel

Ananas Central Hostel is the new sister hostel of our Ananas Phuket Hostel and belong to the ANANAS HOSTELS GROUP, Phuket, Thailand. All Ananas Hostels will maintain the high standard concept, service, facilities, etc. to each of our customers and let the customers feel a home away from home......
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The Luna Hostel Phuket Airport

96 /100

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The Luna Hostel Phuket Airport

The Luna Hostel is the best hubs to transfer to a tourist attraction place for example below. - Nai Yang beach National Park (Top 5 Beaches Not to Miss in South-East Asia Recommended by Hostel World Guide Book) - Koh Lanta Yai (Top 5 Beaches Not to Miss in South-East Asia Recommended by Hoste...
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10
Patong Terrace Boutique Hotel

96 /100

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Patong Terrace Boutique Hotel

A contemporary stylish and modern designed hotel in the heart of Patong Beach Patong Terrace Boutique Hotel, a charming new boutique hotel in Phuket; located in the heart of Patong within walking distance of the Beach and Patong’s biggest shopping complex “Jungceylon”. Patong Terrace Boutique Hotel...
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11
Aekkeko Hostel

95 /100

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Aekkeko Hostel

Hostel and book store local design local life. This is a hostel, not a hotel. You have to take care of yourself. If you need help, we're here always to help you. We are like a family and friends. Don’t be shy, don’t be discouraged. Because we are family, we will not charge you any commissions....
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Baan Baan Hostel

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Baan Baan Hostel

This is not a party hostel! | This hostel not in Patong! This hostel at Phuket old town :) 'Baan' is a home. 'Baan baan' is mean simply relax Welcome to Baan Baan Hostel :) Baan Baan Hostel, Phuket is located in Phuket Old Town - 45 minutes from Phuket International Airport(Guest can...
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Phuket Sunny Hostel

94 /100

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Phuket Sunny Hostel

Offering quality accommodations at the most affordable rates. The charm and ambiance of Phuket Sunny Hostel is reflected not only from its Sino-colonial style building and yesteryears' interior decorations and designs, but in each and every guestroom as well. Internet access – wireless (complimentar...
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Pause Kathu

94 /100

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Pause Kathu

We are 10-15 mins from bus/van station to Lomprayah pier to go to Koh tao (the company that operate the bus/van to Rompaya pier can arrange a free transfer, pick up in front of our property. You can contact them directly and let them know our location) To Phi Phi island, If you book with any agen...
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Book a Bed Poshtel

94 /100

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Book a Bed Poshtel

"book now 1 game of pool tables complement for your stay" Book a Bed Poshtel is conveniently next to community malll, 15 min to Rassada pier (Phi Phi-Krabi-Lanta), within walking distance from the bus terminal, old town, night market and other local attractions. The poshtel offers a verity of...
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Fun Hostel Phuket Patong

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Fun Hostel Phuket Patong

Fun hostel Phuket Patong is rounded by the entertainment street, nightlife. We provided private room for couple or friends and we do have 10 single bed provide in mixed dormitory room for backpacker. Every room have air condition and the personnel locker to keep the guest value things. Toilet wi...
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White Wall Poshtel

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White Wall Poshtel

White Wall A Local Phuket Poshtel is aimed to built trust from customer by expressing the Phuket culture, traditional, and the way local people live with a modernize building design. Every detail of White Wall poshtel created with senses of local well being and positive Phuket attitude ensuring the...
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L'atelier Poshtel Phuket

A brand new luxury hostel in Phuket Town that we called 'Poshtel'. Stylish designed and decoration in the theme of an art gallery. L'atelier Poshtel Phuket provided comfortable private rooms and dorm rooms in different styles. The first and only loft style room on our private room that guest can...
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Ananas Phuket Hostels

94 /100

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Ananas Phuket Hostels

Ananas Phuket Hostels Thailand chic hostel has breathed new life and style into the city's attractive of area. The first chic hostel in Southeast Asia. Ananas a representation of the pineapple it the famous fruit of Phuket, whether you are visit Thailand for business or travel by yourself or as...
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Sino Imperial Phuket Hotel

94 /100

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Sino Imperial Phuket Hotel

Sino Imperial design hotel offers 38 deluxe rooms and 2 family suites of minimalist style, complemented by unique design objects. Every unique trendy design rooms are equipped with air conditioning, free Wi_Fi internet access, a 32 inches flat-screen TV with Thai and international channels, telepho...
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Pineapple Guesthouse

93 /100

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Pineapple Guesthouse

Pineapple Guesthouse comprises 26 private rooms, a ten bed dorm and a cafe. The private rooms are all comfortably furnished with good mattresses! 19 of the rooms have air-conditioning, cable TV, en suite bathroom with hot shower, a safe, large fridge and free wifi access. 16 of these are designa...
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The Neighbors Hostel

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The Neighbors Hostel

FREE COFFEE, TEA, ORANGE JUICE & COOKIES (8:00 AM.-10:30 AM.) FREE WI-FI & MAP 10 mins walk to Bus Terminal 1 (Shuttle bus to airport & other cities) 5 mins walk to Main Local Bus Station 2 mins walk to Thalang Rd.(Sunday Walking Street & shops, restaurants and café). 15 mins by car t...
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Vitamin Sea Hostel Phuket

92 /100

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Vitamin Sea Hostel Phuket

Ideally located in the heart of Phuket Town, Vitamin Sea Hostel Phuket is only 50 minutes drive from Phuket International Airport and 10 minutes walk from the Bus Terminal 1 station.  Our hostel is also the perfect location if you want to explore the Old Town, Phuket Weekend Market, Phuket Walkin...
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Lub d Phuket Patong

92 /100

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Lub d Phuket Patong

Best new hostel in the world! 3 minute walk to the beach. In the heart of Patong Entertainment District. Hostel with large see-through swimming pool! Without any doubt there is only one hostel to stay at in Phuket and that's Lub d Phuket Patong. Voted in 2017 as the “Best New Hostel” in the world...
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Dfeel Hostel

92 /100

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Dfeel Hostel

Are you looking for cozy, comfy and clean hostel? Here we are! D feel Hostel, where the comfort meets budget, is newly opened with a mixture of retro-vintage styles. W e are located in Patong area where there are plenty of tourist attraction, beautiful beach, shopping area and nightlife. The hostel’...
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Bearpacker Hostel

91 /100

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Bearpacker Hostel

BearPacker Patong Hostel will be your home away from home. If you are looking to meet and socialize with other friendly travelers, you can choose from 4, 6, 8 bed dorm rooms, mixed or female only. The beds have curtains and panels ensuring that your stay is private and comfortable. The dormitory...
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Borbaboom Poshtel

91 /100

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Borbaboom Poshtel

Borbaboom Postel is right in the center of Phuket old town where you can find everything you need from Phuket old town just a few minute walk from Borbaboom Poshtel. Borbaboom Poshtel will offer you with the best location, friendly services, unique design and a rooftop pool view. Rooftop pool a...
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Sino Hostel @ Kata

91 /100

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Sino Hostel @ Kata

We're offers comfortable and affordable accommodation Sino Portuguese style for the modern traveler of any age. Discover the real hostel experience and visit our hostel accommodation in Kata Beach, Phuket Thailand. A room with two or three bunk beds that sleeps a total of 4 or 6 people - basic, but...
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Nonnee

91 /100

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Nonnee

Enjoy your stay at Nonnee, a cozy and convenient place to spend your well earned vacation. Choose between our private room for more space and privacy and premium dormitory for the adventurous one. On premise facilities include swimming pool, laundry room, internet tv, free wifi, pool game...
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Slumber Party Phuket

91 /100

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Slumber Party Phuket

Welcome to the home of the biggest & baddest party in Thailand. Come to join the hundreds of thousands of people who have already slept with us and have the best nights of your life. With over 10,000 reviews and a 93% approval rating, we are the highest rated party hostel group in the world! We w...
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Bodega Phuket Party Resort

91 /100

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Bodega Phuket Party Resort

Bodega has earned Hostelworld’s Best Hostel in Asia, Best Hostel in Thailand, and 17 Best Party Hostels in the World - come experience the culture and chaos with Thailand’s premier party hostel brand! Welcome to the largest hostel group in Thailand. Welcome to Bodega. Welcome to the fam! Bo...
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Jinta Andaman Kata Beach Phuket

91 /100

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Jinta Andaman Kata Beach Phuket

Jinta Andaman , An asian stylish boutique house is located at Kata beach where are the white sand beach and crystal-clear waters of the Andaman Sea. We are one of the best choices will make you feel at home, enjoy the warm, friendly and comfortable environment. The room is stylishly furnished and...
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Bella Guesthouse Patong

91 /100

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Bella Guesthouse Patong

Bella Guesthouse Patong is set in Patong Beach, 300 meters from Jungceylon Shopping Center and 500 meters from Bangla Road. The property is around 1.2 km from Patong Boxing Stadium and 1.3 km from Phuket Simon Cabaret. The property features a restaurant. At The Guest House, the rooms have air con...
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Kata Station

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Kata Station

Kata Station Hostel is located just minutes away from the white sands and clear waters of Kata Beach. There is no better place to enjoy sun, sea and the unforgettable moments. We are offering you wonderful atmosphere with the unique design, experience first class service, warm hospitality and co...
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Hugger Hostel

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Hugger Hostel

Located in Phuket, 3.1 km from Rassada Pier, Hugger Hostel features a restaurant and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is available on site. A terrace or balcony are featured in certain rooms. The nearest airport is Phuket Airport, 27.4...
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Baan Kamala Fantasea Hotel

91 /100

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Baan Kamala Fantasea Hotel

Baan Kamala Fantasea Hotel is 5 minute walk to Baan Kamala Beach and Phuket Fantasea offers 3 types of accommodation split between 2 buildings. For budget travelers there are 5 dormitories, each able to sleep 6 people and each dormitory has its own toilet/shower room. For those on a larger budge...
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Karon Sea Side Hotel

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Karon Sea Side Hotel

Karon Sea Side Hotel is located on Patak road. This is the main road of Karon Beach and near attractions place such as Big Buddha, Chalong Temple, Phuket Zoo, shopping center and entertainment. Karonseaside offers 40 rooms : Standard Room Double bed and Twin bed and Deluxe Room with private bal...
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At Night Hostel

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At Night Hostel

At Night property is located at the center of Phuket town. Stay at our property, you can easily go to visit the famous attractions in phuket old town. Besides, It is only 5 - 10 minutes away from Rassada pier, where you can take a ferry to one of the most famous islands, Phi Phi Island. At Night...
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Forty Winks Phuket Hotel

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Forty Winks Phuket Hotel

'More friendly, for less money' Forty Winks Phuket provides everything you need for a great night's sleep. Tucked away on Nanai Road, Forty Winks Phuket is a budget hotel with a hip industrial design. Conveniently located in the heart of Patong, the hotel offers the very best in bespoke servic...
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FIN Hostel Co: Working

90 /100

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FIN Hostel Co: Working

The best double bed dorm for all backpackers. Greetings from Fin Hostel Kata Co: Working. Welcome to first hostel in Kata. We are the greatest hostel for backpackers and surfers in Phuket. Are you ready for fun, parties, adventure and meet with all backpackers in Thailand? If you are ready, Fin H...
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Sleepy Station Phuket

90 /100

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Sleepy Station Phuket

Welcome to Sleepy Station Phuket Are you ready for relax and chill for a few days away from noise in the capsule dorms. We are not a PARTY HOSTEL. If you like to be drunk and hangover with the crazy parties Sleepy Station is not right hostel for you. We have more activities like BBQ night, Game ni...
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Rumblefish Adventure

90 /100

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Rumblefish Adventure

*RECEPTION HOUR is 10AM- 7PM, Arrival between 7PM and midnight: Reception opens for 30 minutes from the advised arrival time to the hostel, MUST RECONFIRM BY EMAIL with Hostel. NO check-in between 12:30AM and 7AM (QUIET HOURS FOR GUESTS) *IMPORTANT: Phuket Airport to Kata by Taxi is more than 1 hou...
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Southern Fried Rice

89 /100

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Southern Fried Rice

Southern Fried Rice is a popular guesthouse situated at Kata, the most beautiful beach on Thailand's idyllic Phuket Island. Moments from the beach, and featuring spacious, clean, comfortable rooms, modern ensuite bathrooms, outstanding Thai and international cuisine, free wi-fi high speed intern...
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Silver Resortel

89 /100

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Silver Resortel

Only 2 minutes away from the sparkling sand of Patong Beach and close to Bangla Walking Street and Big Shopping Mall. We give you free wireless internet access. All rooms are exclusively designed under the themes of Nothern Enchantment. Our hotel has 4 floors with 33 rooms....
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Chillhub Hostel

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Chillhub Hostel

ChillHub Hostel is the best place for relaxing and only 2-minute walk to Bangtao Beach! *Not a party hostel*. The rooms are hidden behind buildings, surrounded by greenery and chilling vibes by the pool. Guests can access free Wi-Fi throughout the property. And it only takes 2 minutes walk to enj...
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Samkong Place

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Samkong Place

Samkong Place Boutique Service Apartment welcome you to Phuket town, home of Southern Thai - Chinese cultural experiences in Thailands most delightful tropical island, Koh Phuket Samkong Place is a boutique service apartment with Sino-Portuguese architectural design, situated in a residential ar...
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FIN Hostel Phuket Kata Beach

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FIN Hostel Phuket Kata Beach

Greetings from Fin Hostel Kata! Welcome to first hostel in kata. We are the greatest hostel for backpackers and surfers in Phuket. Are you ready for fun, parties, adventure and meet with all backpackers in Thailand? If you are ready Fin hostel is right place for you.Surfing beach 5 min. walk Kat...
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Feel Good Hostel

88 /100

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Feel Good Hostel

Welcome to Feel Good Hostel, a new arrival on the Phuket Town hostel scene. With the concept of comfortable cosy living place, Feel Good Hostel provides easy access to any where in town with very reasonable rates. Situated at the heart of town, it is easy to get around and discover top attraction...
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Take A Break @ Naiyang Beach - Phuket Airport

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Take A Break @ Naiyang Beach - Phuket Airport

Take a break @ Naiyang beach - Phuket Airport is located in Naiyang beach area and not far from Phuket International Airport and Sirinat National Park. Naiyang beach is just a few minutes walk and Phuket International Airport is about 2 kilometers away from the hostel. Take a break @ Naiyang beac...
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Hip Hostel

88 /100

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Hip Hostel

Trendy hostel for COOL travelers. You can enjoy many kind of delicious street food, restaurants and the nightlife. Hip Hostel features free Wi-Fi on Lobby area and ground floor. Rooms here are air-conditioned. The private room comes with a Smart LED TV, while the dormitory rooms are equipped with...
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