Best Hostels near Khao San RoadKhao San Road is the backpacking mecca of Bangkok. You’ll find a variety of accommodations and restaurants to suit different tastes and budgets, along with market stalls, tour agencies, massage shops, and tattoo parlors.

The famous Bangkok street is also close to the historic center of the Thai capital, with gleaming temples and cultural hotspots close to hand.

Khao San Road can be pretty hectic and almost overwhelming to the uninitiated. Getting a good night’s sleep really depends on being savvy when you book your hostel.

Don’t worry though, our expert team has put together a list of the best hostels near Khao San Road so you can balance your nights of fun, chill out time, sightseeing, and beauty sleep.

Check our recommendations covering the best hostels for solo travelers, families, couples, business travelers, budget explorers, and more.

Hostels near Khao San Road: Round-up

Overall best hostel near Khao San Road – Bed Station Hostel Khao San
Best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early flight – Stay with the Mixx
Best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early train – Pop Art Hostel China Town
Best hostels near Khao San Road for solo travelers – AlphaBed Hostel
Best party hostel near Khao San Road – DPM Bangkok Hostel Bar & Travel
Best hostel for business travelers near Khao San Road – Tales Khoasan (Café & Hostel)
Best hostels for couples near Khao San Road – Dang Derm Khaosan
Best hostels near Khao San Road for families – The Secret Service
Best cheap hostel near Khao San Road – Q6 at 6
Best luxury hostels near Khao San Road – Siri Poshtel Bangkok
Best hostels with a private room near Khao San Road – Yes Khaosan

Hostels near Khao San Road

Overall best hostel near Khao San Road

Bed Station Hostel Khao San

With great reviews and location, Bed Station Hostel Khao San is an easy choice

With great reviews and location, Bed Station Hostel Khao San is an easy choice

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.35 km / 0.2 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 2 minutes

Looking for the overall best hostel near Khao San Road? Look no further than Bed Station Hostel! It enjoys a terrific location just a couple of minutes’ stroll from the nightlife and has a wealth of awesome facilities and amenities.

Accommodation is in mixed and female-only and there are dorms of various sizes. The modern dorm rooms are air-conditioned, beds have privacy curtains, and the lockers are big enough to hold a large backpack.

Relax by the outdoor swimming pool, hit the gym, enjoy a game of pool or darts, socialize in the bar, and refuel in the onsite restaurant. The hostel has an elevator and other perks include free Wi-Fi, board games, laundry facilities, and a tour desk.

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Best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early flight

Stay with the Mixx

Stay with the Mixx offers comfort and easy travel booking

Stay with the Mixx offers comfort and easy travel booking

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.2 km / 0.1 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes

Stay with the Mixx is a top-rated hostel near Khao San Road. It’s also one of our winners when it comes to the best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early flight.

Despite being super close to the partying action, the atmosphere is peaceful and quiet in the six- and ten-bed dorms. The comfortable beds help you to get a good night’s sleep. Catch up with your washing before flying thanks to the laundry facilities.

Relax before flying home or continuing your travels in the large common spaces. Reception is staffed around the clock and you can easily book a taxi or airport shuttle to catch your early flight.

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Best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early train

Pop Art Hostel China Town

Keep yourself and your money safe at the Pop Art Hostel China Town

Keep yourself and your money safe at the Pop Art Hostel China Town

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Khao San Road 4 km / 2.5 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 50 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 15 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by bus: 35 minutes

Just a ten-minute walk from Bangkok’s main railway station of Hualamphong Station, Pop Art Hostel China Town is our pick for the best hostel near Khao San Road to catch an early train.

The activity of Khao San Road is easy to reach and you’ll also have all the exciting sights, sounds, and smells of Chinatown right on your doorstep. The budget-friendly hostel has a games room and TV lounge where you can hang out with other travelers, and there’s a wealth of eating and drinking options just steps from the front door.

CCTV and 24-hour security keep everything safe, and the hostel has laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, and a tour desk. Beds are available in four- and eight-bed dorms, and there are private en suite doubles too.

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Best hostels near Khao San Road for solo travelers

AlphaBed Hostel

The AlphaBed Hostel is highly reviewed for their cleanliness - and we agree!

The AlphaBed Hostel is highly reviewed for their cleanliness – and we agree!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 2 minutes

AlphaBed Hostel is the best hostel near Khao San Road for solo travelers looking for a cheap, clean, comfortable, and quiet base close to the action.

Conveniently located for Khao San Road and Bangkok’s historic heart, guests can sleep well in the pod-style beds in the mixed dorms. All beds have their own small storage cabinets, power outlets, and a reading light, and privacy is ensured by curtains.

Under-bed lockers add peace of mind. There’s an onsite restaurant and common room where you can socialize and make new friends. Other perks include 24-hour reception, a tour desk, free Wi-Fi, and free toiletries.

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Badaka 99

Badaka 99

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 2 minutes

Located off the quieter Soi Rambuttri, Badaka 99 is a top hostel near Khao San Road for solo travelers.

Close to the revelry, Badaka 99’s quiet rooms let you escape the chaos of the streets when it’s time to catch up on your beauty sleep. Close your curtains for some privacy and curl up in your comfy pod-style bed.

There are ample shared bathrooms and you can chill in the communal lounge. Feeling peckish first thing? Breakfast is available for an extra charge. CCTV keeps a watchful eye over the hostel and all guests have a secure locker.

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New Joe Khao San

New Joe Khao San

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.15 km / 0.1 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 2 minutes

Unlike many of Bangkok’s hostels, New Joe Khao San has both mixed and female-only dorms. It also has a selection of private rooms that can accommodate one, two, and four guests.

New Joe Khao San is a popular hostel near Khao San Road for solo travelers. You can meet other people in the restaurant, bar, and terrace.

Challenge new pals to a game of pool or a board game sesh, or take it easy on the terrace and soak up some sun. The happy hour promotions in the bar are appealing too!

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Best party hostel near Khao San Road

DPM Bangkok Hostel Bar & Travel

Security, onsite bar and movie nights - we're in!

Security, onsite bar and movie nights – we’re in!

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 2 minutes

Just a hop, skip, and a jump from the famous street, DPM Bangkok Hostel Bar & Travel is one of the best party hostels near Khao San Road.

Pre-game and meet plenty of cool cats in DPM’s onsite bar, and get jolly with the happy hour promotions. The friendly members of staff regularly arrange fun events too, like bar hopping and karaoke. Feel like taking it easy? A movie night could be just what you’re craving.

Have a BBQ feast with new pals and chill in DPM’s garden. Access to the hostel is by key card, and there are lockers and CCTV. There are double rooms as well as mixed dorms.

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Best hostel for business travelers near Khao San Road

Tales Khoasan (Café & Hostel)

The amenities at Tales Khoasan Cafe and Hostel are amazing

The amenities at Tales Khoasan Cafe and Hostel are amazing

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes

Tales Khoasan (Café & Hostel) is, in our opinion, the best hostel for business travelers near Khao San Road. The Wi-Fi is fast and free and there are plenty of quiet common areas where you can check emails and catch up with important tasks.

You can work at a leisurely pace in Tales Khoasan’s calm café. Although close to Khao San Road, the partying and traffic won’t keep you awake at night.

Choose between the eight-person mixed dorm, complete with private pod-style beds, or the queen-sized private rooms. Pods have their own reading light, power outlets, and shelf, and you can keep your luggage safe in the lockers.

Key card access and security cameras add to your peace of mind and a member of staff is available onsite at all times of the day and night.

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Best hostels for couples near Khao San Road

Dang Derm Khaosan

Dang Derm Khaosan offers a stylish and romantic experience near Khao San Road

Dang Derm Khaosan offers a stylish and romantic experience near Khao San Road

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0 km / 0 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 1 minute

Located right on Khao San Road, the stylish Dang Derm Khaosan is one of the best hostels for couples near Khao San Road. The property is filled with elegant traditional Thai designs and furnishings and members of staff wear beautiful traditional clothing.

Couples are sure to feel right at home in Dang Derm Khaosan’s private double rooms, all of which come with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a fridge, handsome wooden furniture, and a TV.

The onsite restaurant serves a delicious selection of Thai and international fare and the well-stocked bar is the perfect place to pre-game or enjoy a nightcap. Unwind by the outdoor pool and soak up the city views from the roof terrace.

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Khao San Palace

Khao San Palace

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0 km / 0 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 1 minute

Another great choice for couples on Khao San Road, Khao San Palace offers little luxuries in the heart of the party action.

The private rooms at the Khao San Palace are clean, comfortable, and well-equipped, each with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning, TV, safe, mini bar, and free Wi-Fi.

The rooftop pool is a top place to unwind, and you can lap up some sun from the loungers.

Reception is manned around the clock and you can take advantage of the tour and ticket booking services. There’s an onsite coffee shop and currency exchange services too.

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Best hostels near Khao San Road for families

The Secret Service

Ideal for families looking to stay near Khao San Road

Ideal for families looking to stay near Khao San Road

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.4 km / 0.25 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes

The Secret Service is a funky and uniquely designed Bangkok hostel. One of our picks for the best hostel near Khao San Road for families, the quadruple rooms are ideal for people traveling with kids.

The Secret Service rooms are en suite and have a TV, and guests sleep between four bunk beds. There are also queen-sized rooms and dorms.

The onsite restaurant is convenient and serves a range of Thai and Western favorites. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the property.

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The Moon Night Hostel

The Moon Night Hostel

  • Cost – $$$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.45 km / 0.25 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes

The modern Moon Night Hostel is another great choice for families wanting to stay near Khao San Road. The spacious family rooms come with a private bathroom, A/C, wardrobes, a fridge, and a TV.

Some units are wheelchair accessible. Laundry and ironing facilities are handy for active families.

The secure property has CCTV and around-the-clock security. The friendly members of staff can assist with local tips and car rentals.

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Best cheap hostel near Khao San Road

Q6 at 6

Low cost and high convenience make Q6 at 6 an easy choice for travelers staying near Khao San Road

Low cost and high convenience make Q6 at 6 an easy choice for travelers staying near Khao San Road

  • Cost – $
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.9 km / 0.5 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 10 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 5 minutes

Just a short walk from the legendary party street, Q6 at 6 is one of our favorites for budget travel in Bangkok. The low prices make it our choice for the best cheap hostel near Khao San Road.

The mixed dorms have bunk beds, and there are also private rooms for two, complete with a private bathroom and TV. The hostel has lockers, laundry facilities, and luggage storage, and you can chill on the outside terrace.

The friendly staff can speak several languages and you can book various tours and tickets conveniently onsite.

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Best luxury hostels near Khao San Road

Siri Poshtel Bangkok

The Siri Poshtel Bangkok is big on luxury and convenience!

The Siri Poshtel Bangkok is big on luxury and convenience!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.85 km / 0.5 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 10 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 5 minutes

A beautiful luxury hostel near Khao San Road, Siri Poshtel Bangkok is tough to fault. All sleeping options are comfortable and clean, from the mixed and female-only dorms to the private rooms for two, three, and four.

Catering to diverse budgets, some private rooms have their own bathroom while others share facilities. The coffee shop serves tasty snacks, while guests can make full use of the shared kitchen facilities to help keep costs down.

There’s a terrace and TV room at the Siri Poshtel where you can unwind and mingle. Other conveniences include tour booking services, currency exchange, laundry facilities, left luggage, an elevator, and free Wi-Fi.

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Some Rest Hostel

Some Rest Hostel

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 5 minutes
  • Time to Khao San Road by taxi: 2 minutes

Some Rest Hostel is one of the best luxury hostels near Khao San Road. Peaceful and pretty, it’s close to the parties without compromising on a restful air.

The modern hostel was built in 2016 and has plenty of little luxuries. All rooms are accessed by a key card. Each is air-conditioned and has a bathroom with free toiletries and a spa bathtub and showers.

All rooms have a separate seating area, complete with satellite TV, and some have a balcony. Rooms are soundproofed and hypoallergenic.

Dorms are available for four and six, and housekeeping services keep everywhere looking fresh and attractive. You can relax in the games room or on the terrace, and a BBQ is available if you fancy some DIY cooking.

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Best hostels with a private room near Khao San Road

Yes Khaosan

An onsite spa is all we needed to hear!

An onsite spa is all we needed to hear!

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0.3 km / 0.2 miles
  • Airport shuttle
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 2 minutes

Yes Khaosan is one of the best hostels with a private room near Khao San Road. If you don’t fancy spending a night in the ten-person mixed dorm there are also private rooms for one, two, and three. Some rooms are en suite and others have shared bathrooms.

The hostel has great facilities, including an onsite spa with a range of massages (extra charges apply), left luggage facilities, lockers, a tour desk, and free Wi-Fi.

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Khaosan Holiday

Khaosan Holiday

  • Cost – $$
  • Distance to Khao San Road 0 km / 0 miles
  • Time to Khao San Road walking: 1 minute

Khaosan Holiday is another good choice for travelers looking for a hostel with private rooms near Khao San Road. The property has private rooms for two, with standard and superior options available.

You can choose between one double bed or two single beds at the Khaosan. Rooms have a private bathroom, A/C, hairdryer, TV, and safe.

Toiletries are provided in the bathrooms and Wi-Fi is free. Daily housekeeping services keep everywhere clean and tidy and the reception is open around the clock.

Enjoy easy access to many of Bangkok’s popular Old City tourist sites, including the Grand Palace, Wat Pho, Bangkok National Museum, the Giant Swing, and Sanam Luang Park.

After taking in the sights, hit up the bars, clubs, and restaurants on and around one of the most diverse and active nightlife streets in the Thai capital.

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Final Thoughts on the Best Hostels Near Khao San Road

This comprehensive list of the best hostels near Khao San Road really does have something for every type of traveler.

Need a base while visiting on business? Check. Looking for somewhere to stay with the kids? We’ve got you covered. Want a party place? Somewhere romantic? A great place for solo explorers? There’s the perfect Khao San hostel for you!

Avoid disappointment and book your favorite hostel near Khao San Road without delay.

We think we’ve covered all of the best hostels near Khao San Road, but you might have a secret recommendation that we’ve missed. Let us know in the comments below if you have another top choice.

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