Hostels in Koh Samui, Thailandia

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Get to know Koh Samui (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Koh Samui is also named and spelled Ko Samui - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Koh Samui here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Koh Samui Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Koh Samui. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Koh Samui. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 30 Hostels in Koh Samui. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
P168 Hostel Samui is the best hostel in Koh Samui for couples.
Ler Hostel 65 is the best hostel in Koh Samui for families.
Ubox Hostel Samui and P168 Hostel Samui are the best rated hostels in Koh Samui for female solo travellers. compares prices for 30 hostels in Koh Samui, Thailandia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Koh Samui such as
  • 39 hotels
  • 18 guesthouses
  • 2 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Koh Samui.

Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Koh Samui.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Koh Samui

Your Packing List for Koh Samui

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Koh Samui and Thailandia.

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

Koh Samui 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 Koh Samui, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
30 Total number of hostels
$9 Average dorm price
$7 Cheapest hostel in Koh Samui
Timeless Hostel is the cheapest
9 Party hostels in Koh Samui
Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel is the best rated
Most Koh Samui hostels are located in
Chaweng Beach, Bophut District, Lamai Beach
6.7 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Koh Phangan (29 Km / 18 mi.)
Khanom (36 Km / 22 mi.)
Don Sak (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Koh Tao (68 Km / 42 mi.)
Surat Thani (83 Km / 52 mi.)

Travel Tips for Koh Samui - from the Community

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