Hostels in Krabi Town, Thailand

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Get to know Krabi Town (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 Krabi Town. To help you make friends with Krabi Town before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Krabi Town is also named and spelled Krabi - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.
 Krabi Town

Krabi is an amazing place on the southwest coast of Thailand, a perfect place if you want to escape from crowded spots full of tourists and relax on white sand beaches and turquoise waters.

In Krabi you will find a good variety of shops (internet cafes, gift shops, laundry, and massage centers), cafes, nice restaurants, and a few pubs and discos. During your stay, you will have the chance to do a lot of activities like scuba diving, snorkeling, rock climbing, rafting, elephant riding, and kayaking. Take one or more of the tours available and visit the islands around like Koh Poda (an amazing island with beautiful landscapes -– the color of the water and sand make you feel like you're in paradise). The tours in Krabi are in a good value for money, but don't forget to bargain when booking.

The best way to arrive to Krabi is by boat, making the Phuket/Phi Phi Island/Krabi route (most know itinerary in this area). You can start with the crazy lifestyle of Phuket and Patong Beach, then stay a few days in the relaxing Phi Phi Islands and visit the beautiful Maya Bay (the location of the movie "The Beach" with Leonardo DiCaprio), and end your trip in the quiet city of Krabi. The boat is not expensive, and most times you don't need to book in advance.

There are a lot of hostels in Krabi, you only have to choose the accommodation that fits your preferences. Krabi hostels are simple but cheap and the right place to meet another people and share some stories.

Written by local enthusiast for Krabi Town hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Krabi Town hostels Grace

FAQ about Krabi Town Hostels

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

A hostel in Krabi Town costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Krabi Town with private rooms costs on average $23.
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Pak-Up Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Krabi Town.

It offers: Bar, Nightclub.

Your Packing List for Krabi Town

Your Packing List for Krabi Town

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Krabi Town 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.

Get your full Packing List here

Krabi Town 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 Krabi Town, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
15 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$23 Average private room price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Krabi Town
Thaksin Grand Home is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Krabi Town
Pak-Up Hostel is the best rated
Most Krabi Town hostels are located in
Paknam, Muang District
4.4 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Krabi (0 Km / 0 mi.)
Ao Nam Mao (9 Km / 5 mi.)
Railay Beach (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Ao Nang (14 Km / 8 mi.)
Klong Muang Beach (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Ko Jum (27 Km / 17 mi.)
Ko Yao Noi (34 Km / 21 mi.)

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