Hostels in Udon Thani, Thailand

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

Geographically, Udon Thani, Thailand, is the major city and capital of the Udon Thani Province in northeastern Thailand. No matter the purpose of your visit, Udon Thani should have what you're looking for, including a major airport that includes direct flights to Phuket as well as a major bus station that offers tickets to just about anywhere in Thailand. Much of the city's growth and expansion took place during the Vietnam War, as it was the site of a large US airbase and is still home to a very large ex-pat population that contributes significantly to the city's diverse social scene.

When visiting, there are a number of Udon Thani, Thailand hostels and guesthouses available for those traveling on a budget. The rates are quite affordable when compared with the rest of Thailand, and they also maintain a high standard of cleanliness. The majority of hostels in Udon Thani, Thailand, are located right in the heart of the city and also proximal to the bus station. Due to seasonal and sometimes-sporadic tourism, it is always advised that Udon Thani, Thailand hostels be booked in advance when visiting the city.

Many of the most popular tourist activities in Udon Thani are not actually located within the downtown area, but in the areas that encompass it. In the city area, the main attractions are visiting the different restaurants and cafes, shopping, the museum, and a vibrant nightlife. Surrounding the area tourists love to visit Ban Chiang archaeological site that has been on the UNESCO World Heritage list for more than twenty-five years, and features some of the most amazing pottery the country has to offer. In addition to this, Udon Thani has a very popular water park called Usotel Waterland that is certain to entertain and occupy children of all ages. Udon Thani also has several monuments and shrines that are in and around the city (the most famous of which is the Prince Prajak Monument).

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FAQ about Udon Thani Hostels

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

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Asia Backpackers Udonthani is the best rated hostel for partying in Udon Thani.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Udon Thani

Your Packing List for Udon Thani

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Udon Thani 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 Udon Thani, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
4 Total number of hostels
$8 Average dorm price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Udon Thani
Oldie & Sleepy Hostel is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Udon Thani
Asia Backpackers Udonthani is the best rated
Most Udon Thani hostels are located in
Thani District
5.8 Average rating of all hostels

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