Hostels in Krabi
Hostels located in Krabi are not as common as you might imagine. Traditional hostels accommodations consist of shared dormitory rooms. Hostels are the opposite of hostile to tourist and budget travelers.
Although Krabi hostels are not exactly similar to hostels in France there are a few. But not very many.
Krabi’s best know hostel is Pak-Up Guesthouse. Pak-Up guesthouse is named after lady “Pak” who is the owner. Both she and her foreign husband have purchased and remodel a prime piece of tourist real estate in Krabi Town. The Pak-Up was the former main primary school for Krabi Town. Pak-Up is the only guesthouse accommodations that is like a hostel common to the classic backpacker hostels found around the world. They offer large multiple-bed dormitory rooms and have a roof-top bar as well as a beer garden called “The Playground” because it is the former playground of the old school. Currently Pak-Up is very popular with the backpackers and the new trendy architectural design makes the place rather hip.
There is a newer hostel like accommodation called Glur Hostel in Aonang Beach and the features personal night lights for reading in bed, a locker (with a lock), and personal closet. Glur Hostel has shared sleeping rooms for 4 persons and 8 person rooms, but still mostly features standard private and double rooms.
Other guesthouse have the same backpacker atmosphere but lack the shared dormitory rooms. Good Dreams Guesthouse is amoung the top for young budget backpackers. All krabi guesthouses and hostels are located some distance from the main beaches as those areas are limited to higher priced resorts. But you will pay less than half the price of standard hotels and resorts in Krabi. Other guesthouses include Green Tea guesthouse, the muslim Gafiyah Guesthouse, Krabi Countryside Home, Na Mo guesthouse on Maharat Road, The Bananas or Ban Tha Len located 30k out in Ao Thalen area, KU Krabi Guesthouse on Soi Ruamjit, Area 51 guesthouse, Lanlay Home Stay in Ao Nang, Forum House homestay, Samran Residence, the longstanding cheap B&B House, and Boss and Benz House far down on Maharat Road near the waterworks plant.
If you are interested in staying at any Krabi Hostels please just contact Patty.
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