Hostels in Phuket City, Thailand

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Get to know Phuket City (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 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 Phuket City.

Phuket is the largest island in Thailand, and probably one of the most known for tourism. Phuket is well known for its beautiful beaches and islands around, natural wonders, historical and cultural sites, and a variety of activities for every taste and budget. There are regular flights from different parts of Southeast Asia (including low-cost companies), so Phuket is easy reachable on a budget -– to have better rates, try to book in advance.

During your stay in Phuket, you cannot miss the chance to experience its main attractions. Relax on the beautiful beaches –- you can choose from busy and fun beaches (Patong and Kata Beach) to quiet and deserted ones (Naithon and Layan Beaches). The best way to reach these is by tuk-tuk, which is the cheapest option. Phuket has a lot of activities to offer like scuba diving, water sports, day tours (easily arranged in every tour agency -- you can try snorkeling, diving, exploring the city and other islands). A visit to Phuket town is well worth it, as also is a visit to the main Buddha temples. After a long day, there is nothing better than Thai massage to relax you a little bit (they are well known for it) or a good, typical Thai meal -– in Phuket, you will find a good variety of cafes and restaurants, Thai massages centers, and shops with typical art crafts.

There are a lot of hostels in Phuket -- most are budget friendly. In high season, to have better rates and assure vacancies, it's better to book your Phuket hostel in advance.

Written by local enthusiast for Phuket City hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Phuket City hostels Grace

Phuket City 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 Phuket City, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 38
Average dorm price $16
Average private room price $44
Cheapest hostel in Phuket City Bedbox Guesthouse & Hostel with $6
Party hostels in Phuket City Box Poshtel Phuket (12 in total)
Most Phuket City hostels are located in Talat Nuea, Ban Ban Yen, Kathu
Average rating of all hostels 6.7

FAQ about Phuket City Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Phuket City. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Phuket City costs $16 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Phuket City costs $44. (based on price comparison)
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Eco Hostel Phuket is the best hostel in Phuket City for couples.
Eco Hostel Phuket and The Z Nite Hostel are the best rated hostels in Phuket City for female solo travellers. compares prices for 38 hostels in Phuket City, Thailand. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Phuket City such as
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Capzule Bed Phuket is the best hostel for partying in Phuket City.

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13 Hostels in Phuket with Private Rooms

13 Hostels in Phuket with Private Rooms

7 Best Hostels in Phuket

7 Best Hostels in Phuket

13 Cheapest Hostels in Phuket City

13 Cheapest Hostels in Phuket City

Other Nearby Cities

Ban Lo Long (0.8 Km / 0.5 mi.)
Phuket Kata Beach (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Phuket Patong Beach (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Phuket Karon Beach (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Kata Beach (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Phuket Kamala Beach (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Phuket Bang Tao Beach (16 Km / 10 mi.)

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