Phuket is an unspoiled island in Thailand blessed with white sand and sun-kissed beaches contrasted with stunning shades of blue. As the placid sea gently licks the shore, you get transported to some peace and relaxation. But Phuket is not limited to its beaches and pristine waters. Beyond these, there is so much more to discover, which is why backpackers from all over the world come to this part of the world in search of some fun and relaxation. If you are planning to visit the island on a budget, check out the best hotels in Phuket that will make your stay a memorable one.
Located within walking distance from the Patong Beach, BearPacker Patong Hostel has all the luxuries for every backpacker despite the budget. You can beat the heat with the air-conditioned rooms and mingle with other backpackers in the shared lounge of this hostel. If you have a few extra hours to kill, you can head to the outdoor pool for a leisurely swim. Each guest room is equipped with a flat-screen TV and satellite channels. The best thing about this hostel is that all the places of interest in Phuket, such as Kalim Beach, Patong Boxing Stadium, and Jungceylon Shopping Center are a short distance from the hostel.
What do backpackers want when they arrive at their hostel after a long journey? It would definitely be a comfortable bed, free Wi-Fi, and good food. It would be a huge plus if these things do not hurt their budget too. If you share the same expectations from your hostel, then The Lantern Hostel and Spa has you covered. This low-cost hostel has comfortable rooms complete with private bathrooms and a TV. You can also rent a bike from the hostel and visit popular sites like Chalong Temple which is only 0.3 km (0.2 mi) away from the property. MMA Training Camp and Tiger Muay Thai are approximately 1.6 km (1 mi) away.
The Lantern Hostel and Spa
Address: 76/9, Chao Fa 42 Road, Moo 6, Chalong Sub-District, Muang, Phuket
Price: from 18 USD
Internet services WiFi Daily housekeeping Public transport tickets Hair treatments Body Treatments Indoor pool Indoor pool (all year)
Lub d Phuket Patong is the perfect option for backpackers who are looking for a stay within the heart of all action. Patong Beach and Bangla Road (a famous entertainment hub in the city) are both a few steps away from the hostel. You can choose from a range of private rooms or dorm-style rooms depending on your budget. All rooms are air-conditioned and offer privacy to its guests. The hostel also provides an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi. If you are booking a private room, you will be able to enjoy the additional in-room facilities such as a safety deposit box, a private bathroom, a wardrobe, and a coffee maker. If you want to spend your time indoors, you can also make use of the co-working space and game rooms for entertainment.
Hostel Our Nomad is located within Phuket Town and a short distance away from Old Phuket Town around 1 km (0.6 mi). You can sleep in a comfortable air-conditioned room and enjoy the luxury of cooking your own meals in the communal kitchen. The hostel also provides free Wi-Fi and a family room facility to its guests. Asian breakfast is available at nominal charges. You can either spend your days indoors lounging in the common area, or check out nearby attractions such as Robinson Ocean Phuket, Thai Hua Museum, and Chinpracha House.
The Arbern Hostel x Bistro is located in the heart of Phuket Town. If you book your stay here, you not only get to enjoy free parking and an in-house bar but its close proximity to popular attractions, such as Saphan Hin Mining Monument, are within walking distance from the hostel. All the rooms are air-conditioned and come equipped with a flat-screen TV. You can also enjoy an à la carte breakfast in the morning.
Vika Hostel is in the Phuket Province region and less than a kilometre (approximately 0.6 mi) away from Chinpracha House. The other attractions close to the hostel include Chao Fah Variety Market, Central Festival Phuket, and Rassada Pier. This accommodation boasts its air-conditioned rooms, a 24-hour front desk, shared bathrooms, a shared kitchen, and free Wi-Fi.
D2 Lamoon is a famous hostel in Phuket that can be found only 0.6 km (0.3 mi) away from the Old Phuket Town. The hostel offers an affordable option for backpackers looking for a comfortable room within their budget. Each room at the hostel offers a view of the garden, air conditioning, a TV, a fridge, a kettle, and a writing desk. All the rooms come with a private bathroom.
If you are looking for a hostel that is slightly away from all the hustle and bustle of Patong Beach, then this place will prove to be ideal. Hugger Hostel offers its guests an on-site restaurant, free Wi-Fi, and a 24-hour front desk. All the rooms have a private bathroom and they provide free toiletries for their guests to use!
White Wall Poshtel is only 0.5 km (0.3 mi) away from Old Phuket Town. All the other attractions are within driving distance from the hostel. Every room has a shared bathroom. Guests can indulge in some in-house entertainment and use the shared kitchen to cook their meals. You can choose from their a continental breakfast or a buffet breakfast each morning.
Aekkeko Hostel is located in Phuket Town and is within walking distance from popular local attractions, such as Chinpracha House, Thai Hua Museum, and many more. The hostel offers family rooms and even has its own barbeque facility. You can also use the shared kitchen, dry cleaning service, and private access to the terrace.
Enjoy Phuket without breaking the bank
Phuket has so much to offer that spending anything less than three to four days in this city will be a disservice to its natural beauty. Now that you know all the budget-friendly options available, there is absolutely no reason why you shouldn’t stay at least a week. So don’t forget to check out all the amazing places in this holiday hotspot and meet some fabulous like-minded travellers at these hostels!
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