All Hostels in Koh Phangan

Welcome to your detailed guide for Koh Phangan hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Koh Phangan, Thailand. Compare prices for Koh Phangan hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Koh Phangan 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 Koh Phangan, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels

62

Average dorm price

$19

Average private room price

$77

Cheapest hostel in Koh Phangan

$10

(Phanganist Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Koh Phangan

43

(Smile Hostel Koh Phangan is the best rated)

Most Koh Phangan hostels are located in

Ban Tai, Haad Rin, Bantai

Average rating of all hostels

7.2

Hostels in Koh Phangan 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 Koh Phangan for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Koh Phangan? 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 Koh Phangan alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Koh Phangan. 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 Koh Phangan (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 Koh Phangan. To help you make friends with Koh Phangan before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Koh Phangan is also named and spelled Ko Pha Ngan - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

 Get to know Koh Phangan (no more

Ko Phangan is a beautiful island located in the Samui archipelago (comprised of three islands -– Ko Samui, Ko Phangan, and Ko Tao), on the gulf coast in the south part of Thailand. Ko Phangan is well known internationally for having the best full-moon parties in the world -– if you like to party, this is the place to be. It's very easy to get to this island, but only by boat -– there are a lot of ferries (the cheapest option) and speed boats daily from Ko Tao and Ko Samui that have a lot of connections to the main land (Ko Samui has also an airport with regular flights to main cities). On the mainland, Chumpon (by bus) and Surat Thani (by bus and plane) are the cities that assure you a lot of connections to Bangkok and other places in Southeast Asia.

If you like to party, check the date of the next full-moon party and organize your trip around this date -– the party occurs in Had Rin Beach (on these special dates, there are a lot of ferries that arrive here from the islands around) where there are a lot of bars serving drinks and playing music in a crazy atmosphere (every month this party is full of people from all over the world).

There are a lot of hostels in Ko Phangan Island that are clean and simple, but if you visit the island just for the full-moon party, you need to book your hostel in Ko Phangan in advance to assure vacancies –- there are a lot of people looking for accommodation at this time.

Written by local enthusiast for Koh Phangan hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Koh Phangan hostels Grace

Other Nearby Cities
Baan Tai Baan Tai (3 Km / 2 mi.)
Haad Rin Haad Rin (5 Km / 3 mi.)
Thongsala Thongsala (4 Km / 3 mi.)
Choeng Mon Beach Choeng Mon Beach (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Koh Samui Koh Samui (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Lamai Lamai (26 Km / 16 mi.)
Koh Tao Koh Tao (49 Km / 30 mi.)

FAQ about Koh Phangan Hostels

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

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FAQ about Koh Phangan Hostels

A hostel in Koh Phangan costs on average $19 for a dorm. A hostel in Koh Phangan with private rooms costs on average $77.

Hostelz.com shows all 62 Hostels in Koh Phangan. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 62 hostels in Koh Phangan, Thailand. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Koh Phangan such as

  • 28 hotels
  • 11 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Koh Phangan.

Smile Hostel Koh Phangan is the best rated hostel for partying in Koh Phangan.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Koh Phangan - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Koh Phangan. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Koh Phangan. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

The place was good and was fun. The rates were cheap and we sat in the sun. Had rin is now too busy, it may make you dizzy.

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Your Packing List for Koh Phangan

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Koh Phangan 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 Koh Phangan