Our favorite Hotels & Hostels in Thailand

Are you planning a trip to Thailand and looking to stay in the most beautiful hotels or cozy hostels? We have been to Thailand about 10 times and have compiled a list of our favorite hotels and hostels! These are always unique places where we have had a great time ourselves or have received recommendations from our readers. A nice accommodation can make your trip to Thailand even more special. Below you will find our favorite hotels and hostels in Thailand where you can expect a delightful stay. Many of these hostels and hotels are very popular, so be sure to book in advance.

Please note: We mention 'starting prices'. The prices of hotels vary greatly depending on your travel period and how far in advance you book. The starting price can therefore differ significantly when you book late and/or travel during the high season in Thailand.

Where do you want to go in Thailand?

Ayutthaya Bangkok Chiang Mai Kanchanaburi Khao Sok Koh Chang Koh Lanta Koh Phangan Koh Samui Koh Tao Krabi/Ao Nang Pai Phuket


Nice hotels in Ayutthaya

Baan Thai House

Experience a delightful stay at Baan Thai House. Here, you can sleep in a luxury villa or a traditional Thai bungalow beautifully situated by the water. It's pure enjoyment of nature and tranquility. There is a large swimming pool to relax during the hot afternoons, and complimentary bicycles are available for exploring the temples of Ayutthaya.

Double room starting at $60

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Baan Luang Harn

Traveling on a smaller budget in Thailand? At Baan Luang Harn, you can also stay in an incredibly charming bungalow by the water. The bungalows are equipped with air conditioning, and the location is conveniently central yet peaceful. Bicycles are available for rent, and after a day of temple hopping, you can cool off in the swimming pool.

Double room starting at $35

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Nice hotel & hostel in Bangkok

Here Hostel

If you enjoy staying in a cozy hostel, Here Hostel is a fantastic place in Bangkok. You can easily meet other travelers here, and it's only a five-minute walk from Khao San Road, so the location is excellent. There's a refreshing swimming pool, a beautiful garden with plenty of seating areas, and there's even a slide. It's a great way to start or end your journey through Thailand!

Double room starting at $35 | Dorm starting at $15

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Villa Phra Sumen Bangkok

Villa Phra Sumen is a charming hotel with a Thai atmosphere. There's a large swimming pool for relaxation after exploring Bangkok. It's only a 700-meter walk from the hotel to Khao San Road, yet you won't feel like you're in the middle of the city when you're at the hotel. It's rare to find such a lovely hotel at this price in this area of Bangkok.

Double room starting at $35

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Nice hotel & hostel in Chiang Mai

The Common Hostel

This is definitely one of the best hostels in Chiang Mai! The Common Hostel has a modern vibe, and you can expect a comfortable stay here. It has a cozy atmosphere, spacious layout, and the showers and beds are fantastic. The dorms offer a lot of privacy, and the double rooms are very spacious.

Double room starting at $30 | Dorm starting at $15

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My Chiangmai Boutique Lodge

If you're looking for luxury at an affordable price, My Chiangmai Boutique Lodge has got you covered. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel at home, and they speak English fluently. There's a lovely swimming pool to cool off in, and it's only a five-minute walk to the old town of Chiang Mai.

Double room $35

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Nice hotel & guesthouse in Kanchanaburi

Thai Guesthouse

Thai Guesthouse is located in a quiet yet central area, close to restaurants and attractions in Kanchanaburi. It has a relaxed atmosphere and is run by a lovely family. You'll stay in a double room with air conditioning and a refrigerator.

Double room starting at $25

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Chez Bure

At the modern hotel Chez Bure, you can also expect a delightful stay. The rooms are stylishly decorated and equipped with luxurious amenities such as a rain shower, excellent air conditioning, and a large bed. The owner is incredibly friendly and always available to assist you during your stay.

Double room starting at $45

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Beautiful hotels in Khao Sok

Our Jungle Camp

Our Jungle Camp is an eco-lodge in an incredible location in Khao Sok. It's situated by the river and surrounded by jungle. You can stay in a bungalow, treehouse, or bamboo hut, each offering a unique experience. Wake up to the sounds of the jungle and you might even have some curious monkeys paying you a visit. It's pure bliss.

Bungalow starting at $35

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Our Jungle House

Our Jungle House is a similar lodge to Our Jungle Camp. You'll stay in an amazing treehouse or bungalow surrounded by the dense jungle of Khao Sok. Each accommodation offers plenty of privacy and a private veranda/balcony. It's the perfect spot to read a book and spot tropical birds and swinging monkeys. Our Jungle House has a good on-site restaurant, so you don't have to leave for delicious meals.

Double room starting at $40

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Nice hotel & hostel on Koh Chang

Pajamas Koh Chang

This hostel may be slightly more expensive than most hostels in Thailand, but it's definitely worth every penny! Pajamas offers the coziness of a hostel and the luxury of a boutique hotel. It's not just a hostel for backpackers either. It has a calm and relaxed atmosphere, a delightful swimming pool, and the beach is just around the corner.

Dorm starting at $20 | Double room starting at $50

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VAYNA Boutique

VAYNA Boutique is a fantastic hotel where you can indulge yourself without breaking the bank. It's located on the beach and features a delightful infinity pool with comfortable sunbeds. From the pool, you'll have a direct view of the beach and the blue sea. You'll stay in a beautiful room, and a delicious breakfast is included in the price.

Double room starting at $45

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Nice hotels on Koh Lanta

Green Pepper

Located centrally on the paradise island of Koh Lanta, you'll find the cozy hotel Green Pepper. The hotel offers a haven of peace and has a pleasant and welcoming atmosphere due to its small-scale nature. Green Pepper is owned by a Dutch owner who will greet you hospitably. You'll stay in a lovely room with air conditioning and a modern bathroom. There's also a large garden with plenty of comfortable seating areas.

Tip: They also offer Cooking Classes. Mon is their charismatic chef who will introduce you in a relaxing and fun way to the secrets of Thai cooking. "Cook like a local and eat like a local", is Mon's motto.  Mon's classes are hands-on; you get to do everything from scratch; cut, chop and smash, you get to try all the spices and herbs and taste your own and others' dishes, you get to have so much fun, meet new friends and sometimes even dance together. And when you go home, you can cook delcicious Thai food for your friends and family! You can book the cooking class here.

Double room starting at $25

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Long Beach Chalet

Experience a unique stay at Long Beach Chalet. This hotel is situated right on a beautiful private beach, giving you that ultimate island feeling. There are various types of cottages available, allowing you to tailor your stay to your preferences. The hotel features two lovely swimming pools, and a delicious breakfast is included in the price. You're guaranteed to have a wonderful time at Long Beach Chalet!

Double room starting at $40

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Nice hotels on Koh Phangan

Angkana Hotel Bungalows

Wake up in an idyllic beach hut surrounded by palm trees? At Angkana Hotel Bungalows, it's possible! Each bungalow has a veranda with a hammock where you can relax to the fullest. Especially during sunset, it's magical. This lovely hotel is located in the west of Koh Phangan near Thong Sala. It's within walking distance of Thong Sala, yet you'll experience a peaceful oasis here. This hotel is for adults only.

Double bungalow starting at $55

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House of Sanskara

House of Sanskara is the perfect hotel if you're on a smaller budget but still want to stay by the beach. This hotel is located at the end of Haad Rin Beach, so you won't be bothered by the crowds while still enjoying beachfront accommodation. In addition to its great location, the staff is incredibly friendly and will go above and beyond to ensure you have a pleasant stay.

Double room starting at $40

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Nice hotels on Koh Samui

The Mud

This hotel belongs to the list of unique accommodations! The villas are incredibly idyllic, allowing you to fully unwind during your visit to Koh Samui. It's located in the western part of the island in a wonderfully tranquil setting. The hotel features a highly regarded restaurant and a lovely swimming pool.

Double villa starting at $60

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Samui Zenity

Samui Zenity is a more affordable yet still excellent option on Koh Samui. It's a small-scale hotel, so it feels very personal. There is a pool with comfortable sun loungers and a slide. It's located a bit further from the beach, but the hotel offers scooter rentals.

Double room starting at $25

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Nice hotel & hostel on Koh Tao

Ecotao Lodge

Ecotao Lodge is one of the most beautiful hotels on Koh Tao and is a perfect choice if you want to treat yourself or your partner to a unique stay. Ecotao Lodge is situated higher up the mountain, providing you with an incredible view from the lodge. From the infinity pool, you can gaze out over the ocean, and you'll stay in a beautiful bamboo cottage. A delicious breakfast is included in the price.

Double cottage starting at $100

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The Dearly Koh Tao

At first glance, you might think The Dearly Koh Tao is a luxury hotel, but it is actually a cozy hostel. Here, you can enjoy a large swimming pool, learn to scuba dive with their onsite PADI Diving Center, and easily connect with other travelers. It is located in a peaceful area, so it's convenient to rent a scooter if you're staying here.

Dorm starting at $15 | Double room starting at $40

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Nice hotels in Krabi/Ao Nang

Whalecome Aonang Resort

Whalecome Aonang Resort is located just one minute walk from Ao Nang Beach. It has a beautiful garden with a delightful swimming pool, and there's a great atmosphere throughout the hotel. You'll stay in a double room with a comfortable bed (especially for Thai standards) and good air conditioning.

Double room starting at $40

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AoNang Hill

AoNang Hill is located in an incredible location! You'll enjoy a fantastic view of the mountains from the swimming pool. It's situated in a peaceful area surrounded by greenery, just 2 kilometers away from Ao Nang Beach. Complimentary shuttle services to the beach are available if you prefer not to walk.

Double room starting at $55

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Nice hotels in Pai

Pai Village Boutique Resort

Experience a unique stay at Pai Village Boutique Resort. This fine hotel is located right in the center of Pai, yet you can still enjoy tranquility here. You'll stay in a beautiful bungalow surrounded by a lovely garden, and there's a delightful swimming pool with comfortable sun loungers. Pure luxury!

Double room starting at $70

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The Countryside Pai

Located in a peaceful setting amidst rice fields, you'll find The Countryside Pai. Here, you can stay at an affordable price in a charming bungalow that even features a small rooftop terrace! Opt for an air-conditioned bungalow if you're looking for added comfort. There's a lovely swimming pool where you can enjoy a few laps in tranquility.

Bungalow starting at $15

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Nice Hotel & Hostel in Phuket

Book a Bed Poshtel

You can expect a delightful stay at this stylish hostel. The interior is fantastic, the beds are comfortable, and there's a lovely swimming pool. Choose to stay in a nice double room or opt for a bed in a dormitory if you're traveling on a smaller budget through Thailand.

Dormitory starting at $15 | Double room starting at $40

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Hotel Tide Phuket Beachfront

This hotel is directly located on the beach in a peaceful area. From the hotel, you'll have an amazing view of the sea, and there are multiple delightful swimming pools. Some rooms have direct access to the water, where you can step into the sea right from your balcony. Enjoy!

Double room starting at $75

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