46 Hostels in Phuket City, Thailand

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Phuket City, Thailand. You can choose from 46 Phuket City hostels. In total, there are 125 cheap places to stay in Phuket City such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $3 for a dorm.

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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


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Phuket City


(Phuket Backpacker Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Phuket City


(Hugger Hostel is the best rated)

Most Phuket City hostels are located in

Talat Nuea, Ban Ban Yen, City Centre

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Phuket City 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 Phuket City for Solo Travellers

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

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

Other Nearby Cities
Phuket Karon Beach Phuket Karon Beach (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Phuket Kata Beach Phuket Kata Beach (11 Km / 7 mi.)
Phuket Patong Beach Phuket Patong Beach (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Phuket Kamala Beach Phuket Kamala Beach (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Phuket Rawai Beach Phuket Rawai Beach (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Ko Yao Yai Ko Yao Yai (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Phuket Bang Tao Beach Phuket Bang Tao Beach (17 Km / 11 mi.)

FAQ about Phuket City Hostels

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

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FAQ about Phuket City Hostels

A hostel in Phuket City costs on average $3 for a dorm. A hostel in Phuket City with private rooms costs on average $18.

Hostelz.com shows all 46 Hostels in Phuket City. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Eco Hostel Phuket is the best hostel in Phuket City for couples.

Eco Hostel Phuket and The Neighbors Hostel are the best rated hostels in Phuket City for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 46 hostels in Phuket City, Thailand. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Phuket City such as

  • 59 hotels
  • 14 guesthouses
  • 5 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Phuket City.

Hugger Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Phuket City.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Phuket City - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Phuket City

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Phuket City 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 Phuket City