With clear turquoise waters and sunny weather all year long, it’s easy to see why Krabi is one of Thailand’s top destinations. Located in southern Thailand, the tropical island province is a short one-and-a-half-hour flight from Bangkok. With towering waterfalls, exotic limestone caves, and pristine white-sand beaches — a visit to Krabi is a must for travellers who love the great outdoors. Its popularity as a vacation spot means that you can find a range of accommodation options at very affordable prices, making it the perfect choice to start off your relaxing tropical holiday. With more than 150 islands, you will be sure to find the ideal hotel that suits your needs and budget. Check out our list of the 10 best hotels to stay in Krabi, Thailand.
The Pineapple Hotel is an appropriately named four-star accommodation, painted in vibrant yellow and topped with a fluorescent pineapple signboard—it almost screams “tropical”. Upon checking in, guests will be treated to a fresh cup of pineapple juice before being brought to one of the hotel’s colourful rooms. The Pineapple Hotel also offers an airport shuttle service, which is recommended as the hotel’s location is slightly further from the town centre.
Competitively priced with airport shuttle service options, it’s easy to see why Krabi SeaBass Hotel is popular among travellers. Each room comes with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom. This marine-themed four-star hotel is located in the heart of Krabi where you can explore the nearby Weekend Night Market, the Mud Crabs Sculpture, and Wat Kaeo Korawaram. Ask the friendly front desk staff for local tour recommendations before heading out to explore the best Krabi has to offer.
One of the most affordable options on the list, the Seens Hotel is a classic European-themed accommodation located near the town centre. Guests can enjoy a fuss-free stay with air-conditioned rooms, complimentary WiFi, and a swimming pool all for a very reasonable price. Head up to the rooftop bar to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset over the scenic Krabi town area. If you’re in the mood for some local grub, the Chao Fah Night Market is within walking distance of the hotel.
The Seens Hotel
Address: 316 Thanon Utarakit Krabi Town
CCTV outside property Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Physical distancing in dining areas WiFi Available Ticket service Laundry Currency exchange
Lanta Sport Resort offers spacious apartment-style rooms with separate living areas, making it a good choice for families or big groups. Competitively priced, you can choose from an array of room types starting from 25 USD. The resort also features an on-site fitness centre, outdoor pool, and other dining options within walking distance. For guests who wish to cook their own meals, a local supermarket is located near the resort.
Mere minutes away from Klong Khong Beach is Pinky Bungalow, a kitschy villa whose bright pink-coloured walls make it live up to its name. Pinky Bungalow offers spacious bungalow units with attached open-air patios that overlook the outdoor pool decorated with quirky pink cabanas. Whilst not situated within Krabi Town, this hotel is ideal for travellers who want to visit Phi Phi Island as it is a 30-minute ferry ride from the hotel building.
Baan Tubkaek Hotel is a beachfront property located away from the crowds with access to its own private beach. Admire the striking blue waters of Tab Kaek Beach from the comfort of your air-conditioned room that is also fully equipped with an on-suite bath, flat-screen TV, and fridge. Baan Tubkaek Hotel serves a breakfast buffet at its on-site restaurant where you can also enjoy international cuisine for lunch or dinner.
With private access to the pristine Klong Muang Beach, Beyond Resort Krabi is a prime choice for travellers looking for a tranquil, luxurious getaway. This four-star resort features modern rooms overlooking the resort gardens, swimming pool, and the Andaman Sea. Make the most out of your vacation without needing to leave the hotel premises as the resort offers guests access to their fitness centre, outdoor pool, and spa services. If you’re more of an outdoors person, arrange a day trip or local tour at the resort’s tour desk.
Located in the coveted Ao Nang Beach area, Maneetel Krabi Beachfront is a popular choice for travellers who want a peaceful location without being too far from shopping and dining options. You can find a variety of local restaurants, shops, and clubs just a 10-minute walk from the hotel premises. Across the hotel is the Nopparat Thara Beach, but guests can also travel further towards the popular Phi Phi Islands via ferry from the Nopparatthara Pier. In terms of rooms, each comes with a flat-screen TV, a seating area, a minibar and a balcony.
Anana Ecological Resort Krabi is a luxurious four-star resort situated in the prime Ao Nang Beach area. The ecological resort prides itself on its sustainable practices and environmentally-friendly room furnishings. Enjoy the best of Thai hospitality at this guilt-free resort that is also jam-packed with all the amenities you need during your stay such as an outdoor pool, gym, spa, and even complimentary yoga lessons. Free shuttle service into town is also provided for staying guests.
Located on the beautiful Phi Phi Islands is Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort, a four-star hotel offering luxurious stays in a beachfront property. Overlooking the crystal-clear waters of Ton Sai Bay, the resort boasts magnificent sunset views from its rooftop pool. Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort is also conveniently located within walking distance of Ton Sai Pier and Loh Dalum Bay, giving guests the option to explore other islands during their stay.
Stunning sea views wherever you go
Krabi’s strategic location makes it almost impossible to find a hotel without stunning sea views. With over 150 islands and more than 1,000 hotels, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Fret not, Krabi has a plethora of affordable beachfront options. Be it at Ao Nang or Phi Phi, you will be sure to find a hotel that suits your every need.
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