6 Hostels in Khao Lak, Thailand

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Khao Lak, Thailand. You can choose from 6 Khao Lak hostels. In total, there are 15 cheap places to stay in Khao Lak such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.

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Khao Lak Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Khao Lak, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Party hostels in Khao Lak


(Seasalt Rooms & Bungalow is the best rated)

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Hostels in Khao Lak for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Khao Lak for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Khao Lak? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Khao Lak alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Khao Lak. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Khao Lak (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Khao Lak. To help you make friends with Khao Lak before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Khao Lak is a quiet and relatively small town, situated on a long stretch of coastline with sandy beaches. The most popular tourist activity in Khao Lak is diving and snorkeling, and many dive shops can be found scatted around the town. The reef, which is located just off the coast of Khao Lak, is home to diverse populations of marine wildlife, including beautiful, multicolored reef fish and various species of corals and reef sharks. There is also the option for multi-day, live-aboard diving trips. There are also plenty of opportunities to complete your PADI open water or master dive course in Khao Lak.

There are a number of different accommodation options, including holiday resorts, luxury and budget hotels, bungalow rentals and hostels in Khao Lak. Hostels in Khao Lak are clean, basic, and offer all the usual hostel amenities, such as free Wi-Fi, complimentary breakfast, and communal areas. Some hostels in Khao Lak also have a swimming pool and laundry facilities. Most hostels in Khao Lak also have a hostel restaurant or hostel bar, and usually offer daily drink and meal specials. Khao Lak hostels also generally offer dorm or private rooms, with a shared or private bathroom. Hot water is not always available. Most hostels in Khao Lak also charge more for rooms with air-conditioning or fans.

Before checking into a hostel in Khao Lak, it is worth confirming the price you are paying with the hostel staff, as well as with other guests in the hostel, as Khao Lak hostel prices tend to fluctuate daily. Generally hostels in Khao Lak don’t completely fill up, so advanced booking isn’t necessary.

Written by local enthusiast for Khao Lak hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Khao Lak hostels Kelly Sheldrick

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Ko Kho Khao Ko Kho Khao (67 Km / 42 mi.)
Ko Yao Noi Ko Yao Noi (67 Km / 42 mi.)
Phuket Bang Tao Beach Phuket Bang Tao Beach (70 Km / 43 mi.)
Phuket Kamala Beach Phuket Kamala Beach (74 Km / 46 mi.)

FAQ about Khao Lak Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Khao Lak. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Khao Lak. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Khao Lak Hostels

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Seasalt Rooms & Bungalow is the best rated hostel for partying in Khao Lak.
It offers: Bar.

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Your Packing List for Khao Lak

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Khao Lak and Thailand.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Khao Lak