The best hostels in Phuket for an affordable vacation in 2022

Phuket is a fantastic destination for those who dream of a fun and tropical holiday. The island offers stunning natural beauty, golden beaches, vibrant nightlife, delicious cuisine and interesting culture, making it a dream location for many travelers. A perfect trip requires the perfect place to stay, but Phuket is well known as one of the most expensive places to visit in Thailand, so can you travel to the island on a budget? Fortunately, although Phuket has become an expensive destination, it is still dotted with excellent budget hostels.

If you’re looking for a real bang for your buck, this list is for you! Here are 3 of the best hostels in Phuket for a wonderful, budget-friendly vacation.

Top 3 hostels in Phuket

1. Eco Hostel Phuket

Eco Hostel Phuket is a stylish hostel located near the old town, opposite the old Phuket bus station. The area around the hostel may not be very attractive, but you can easily walk the streets of the old town and the nearby markets. Also, if you want to take the ferry to Phi Phi Island, this hostel can be a great base as it is only a 10 minute drive from Rassada Pier.

The hostel is located in a 4 storey boutique, with female dorms, mixed dorms and 3 private rooms. It also has a cafe on the ground floor, which is a nice place to grab a coffee or meet like-minded travelers. Every part of the hostel is immaculate and has a welcoming and comfortable vibe.

Pricing: Start from approx. 250 Baht to 1,916 per night.

Address: 156/44 Phang Nga Road, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

Photo courtesy of Eco Hostel

2. sleepy station

Boasting beautiful fairy-lit gardens, street art graffiti and cozy capsule-style bunk beds, Sleepy Station is an exciting and affordable hostel. It is located just a 10 minute walk from the beautiful Kata Beach, while Patong is only a 15 minute drive away. Although the hostel is close enough to Phuket’s nightlife hotspot, it’s still idyllic enough for you to enjoy a peaceful stay. You can enjoy excellent cocktails at the inn’s bar. Additionally, the hostel also offers Jenga, darts, a PlayStation and more in its common area.

The capsule-style bunk beds are equipped with privacy curtains, lockers and outlets, allowing you to enjoy privacy and security at an affordable price. The rooms and beds are all clean and comfortable, so you can relax and unwind after a long day of exploring Phuket.

Pricing: Start from approx. 150 Baht to 450 Baht per night.

Address: 27/11 Kade Kwan Road, Kata, Phuket 83100.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

Sleepy Station - One of the best hostels in Phuket

Photo via Sleepy Station

3. Memory at the On On hotel

The Memory at On On is the oldest hotel in Phuket, dating back to 1927. It appeared in the 2000 film, The beach, as a budget hostel in Bangkok. Today the inn has been beautifully restored. Its interior has been renovated to create attractive private rooms and dormitories. Moreover, its Sino-Portuguese facade is now more elegant than ever. The rooms are all nicely decorated and equipped with modern amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Conveniently located in Old Phuket Town, many attractions are within walking distance. The Phuket Trickeye Museum and the Phuket Sunday Night Market are all within a 10-minute walk. Additionally, the Shire of the Serene Light and Phuket Center Tower are also nearby.

Pricing: Start from approx. 865 Baht to 3,602 Baht per night.

Address: 19 Phang-Nga Rd., Talad Yai, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000.

Click here to book now on Agoda.

Memory at the On On hotel

Photo via The Memory at On On Hotel

Needless to say, Phuket is full of fantastic budget hostels. Whether you want to party and meet other travelers or just need a place to rest after exploring the island, there will always be a hostel to suit your needs and budget.

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