Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Surat Thani, Thailand. You can choose from 5 Surat Thani hostels. In total, there are 12 cheap places to stay in Surat Thani 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 Surat Thani, 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 Surat Thani? 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 Surat Thani alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Surat Thani. 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 Surat Thani. To help you make friends with Surat Thani before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Surat Thani, Thailand, is the district located on the coast of mainland Thailand that connects travelers to the nearby islands of Koh Samui, Ko Pha Ngan, and Ko Tao. Surat Thani also has an airport in which several budget airlines offer frequent affordable flights. There are not many hostels in Surat Thani, Thailand, and most backpackers just choose to stay in the area for a night after their bus, train, or plane arrives then catch the ferry over to Koh Samui in the morning. Some backpackers chose to stay in Surat Thani, Thailand hostels and take daily boat rides over to Koh Samui, Ko Pha Ngan (famous for the full moon parties), and Ko Tao. Surat Thani, Thailand hostels are much more affordable than accommodation on Thailand's largest island, Koh Samui. Vice versa, many travelers may have to stay a night in Surat Thani after exploring the islands in order to catch an early morning train, bus, or plane to their next destination.
It is ideal to try to find a Surat Thani, Thailand hostel that is located near the harbor, so you can easily explore the surrounding areas. As Surat Thani isn't a big backpacker hub, don't expect much from your Surat Thani, Thailand hostel beyond a place to sleep and store your belongings. You won't find boutique hostels in Surat Thani, Thailand, or many other travelers here.
If you do decide to explore Surat Thani, which is known as the "City of Good People," make a visit to some of the area's colorful Chinese temples and enjoy street food with locals at the Bandon Pier. Other sites include the City Pillar Shrine, Provincial Hall, Sri Surat Stupa, Chaiya National Museum, Wat Phra Boromathat Chaiya, and Wat Suan Mokkhaphalaram. Nature lovers will love searching for the rare Raflessia parasite flower, which can be seen at Khao Sok National Park.
Written by local enthusiast for Surat Thani hostels Lola
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Surat Thani. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Surat Thani. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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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 Surat Thani. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Surat Thani. 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!
Beware of your rucksacks on the journey over to Koh Samui. They climb into the luggage compartment on the bus and steal everything whilst the bus is moving then jump out the other end.
Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Surat Thani 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.