Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Krabi, Thailand. You can choose from 16 Krabi hostels. In total, there are 32 cheap places to stay in Krabi such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
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 Krabi, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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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.
Travelling on your own to Krabi? 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 Krabi alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Krabi. 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.
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 Krabi. To help you make friends with Krabi before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Krabi, Thailand, is a region in the South of Thailand on shore of the Strait Of Malacca, a stretch of water between Malaysia and the Indonesian island of Sumatra. It is famous for its splendid beaches, breathtaking islands, crystal-clear water, and natural beauty. Therefore, it is very popular with tourists from all around the world. Around four hundred fifty thousand people live permanently in the province. Besides tourism, agriculture is a big economic factor. Krabi town is the capital of the province. The most popular attractions include Koh Phi Phi, Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, Koh Lanta, Emerald Pool, and Khlong Thom Hot Spring Waterfall.
There are two seasons in Krabi -- the rainy season (which starts in May and ends in November) and the dry season (which starts in December and ends in April). The mean maximum temperatures range from thirty-one to thirty-four degrees Celsius all year round. At night, you can expect temperatures from twenty-one to twenty-four degrees Celsius.
Since Krabi is a popular tourist destination, you can choose from all sorts of accommodations -- if you want to stay in a fancy resort or an inexpensive hostel in Krabi, Thailand, there's something for everyone. Budget travelers can enjoy reasonable prices in hostels in Krabi, Thailand, as well as guesthouses and hotels. Almost all places, including Krabi, Thailand hostels, offer free Wi-Fi. Generally, the quality of the facilities is quite high.
Active tourists can try out various water sports such as rafting, snorkeling, scuba diving, or sailing. Since the water is clear and the marine life is diverse, the conditions are almost perfect. If you prefer are calm and more relaxing trip, hanging out on the beach and sunbathing is possible at any time. Beautiful cascades of warm water you can find at Khlong Thom Hot Spring Waterfall. The water is around forty degrees Celsius -- warm and perfect for relaxing a bit. The creeks boast many natural hollows where you can watch the water gently flow down into the cool pools.
Koh Phi Phi is situated around forty kilometres off the Krabi coast. The archipelago consists of six islands. Beautiful beaches and a stunning nature such as Maya Bay in Koh Phi Phi Leh are the main reasons for tourists to come. Snorkeling enthusiasts should consider a day trip to Bamboo Island. There you can find superb coral reefs only in a short distance to the shore, mostly on the western side of the island.
Written by local enthusiast for Krabi hostels Flo
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Krabi. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Krabi. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Krabi 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:
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.