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Featured Hostels in Koh Samui

Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach
3 out of 5
159/99 Moo 2, Bophut, Koh Samui, Suratthani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs2,932 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov

Nestled on the beach, this Chaweng City Center hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Lake. Chaweng Noi Beach and Bangkok Hospital Samui ...

4.3/5Excellent! (104 reviews)

"อยู่ติดหาด มีสระว่ายน้ำ มีบาร์ มีโชว์ไฟ ครบมาก ห้องใหม่ สะอาด พนักงานน่ารัก"…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct 2020

Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach
The Rock Samui - Hostel
2 out of 5
438/16 Moo 1, Maret, Lamai Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs3,406 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Situated on the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Sila Ngu and Lamai Beach. Hua Thanon Beach and Hin Ta and Hin Yai are also within 10 ...

5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Amazing stay at the rock!! Staff is super helpful and assist you with anything you need, really relaxed atmosphere and really good location. Thanks for everything!!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

The Rock Samui - Hostel
Aforetime Beach House - Adults Only
2 out of 5
35 Moo 3, Taling Ngam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellation
The price is Rs707 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov

Offering direct access to the beach, this Koh Samui hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Taling Ngam Beach, Lipa Noi Beach and Raja Pier. Lipanoi Pier and Samui Snake ...

5/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"This is probably the best place in koh Samui for backpacker. You really feel at home the the owner is really kind and will make your stay memorable."…"

Reviewed on 31 Dec 2019

Aforetime Beach House - Adults Only

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Behind The Scene Hotel Club @ Samui
2 out of 5
166/75 Chaweng Beach Rd., Moo 2, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs1,267 per night from 18 Nov to 19 Nov

Located in Chaweng City Center, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Chaweng Beach and Central Festival Samui. Phetch Buncha Thai Boxing Stadium and Fisherman's ...

3.8/5Good! (50 reviews)
very noisy place

"given wrong room type but solved immediately. 'free parking' was actually parking at the shoulder of the road or at a restaurant opposite the hotel. hotel don't have private parking bay. very noisy. loud music from bars nearby till 4am. couldnt sleep for the whole night. centrally located. short ..."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2018

Behind The Scene Hotel Club @ Samui
At Hostel Samui - Adults Only
2 out of 5
166/39 Moo 2, Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs566 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Located in Chaweng City Center, this hostel is steps away from Central Festival Samui and Chaweng Beach. Chaweng Noi Beach and Chaweng Lake are also within 2 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (10 reviews)
Very noisy

"Would have loved to give them a 5 star review, because they do deserve it. But I've been staying in party hostels for two weeks and I just needed some rest and piece! They are right next to a massive club and i can't sleep through the noice. I even put some ear plugs in, but to no avail. My problem ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jan 2020

At Hostel Samui - Adults Only
Samui Hostel
2 out of 5
37/71 - 72 Moo 3, Soi Fuji Restaurant, Chaweng Beach, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
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Located in Chaweng City Center, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Lake. Chaweng Noi Beach and Bangkok Hospital Samui are also ...

4/5Very Good! (51 reviews)
good budget hostel

"This is a budget hostel, so you get what you pay for. For the very low price I paid, I got a nice mixed hostel dorm room that was a 5 minute walk from the beach. The dorm had 8 beds (4 bunks) and you have to bring your own soap for the bathroom which is only cleaned once a day so bring shower shoes. ..."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar 2020

Samui Hostel
Picoco hostel
2 out of 5
92/106-107 Soi 3, Bo Phut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Phetch Buncha Thai Boxing Stadium and Chaweng Lake. Chaweng Beach and Bangkok Hospital Samui ...

Picoco hostel
Us Hostel
2 out of 5
165/192 Moo.1 Bophut, Koh Samui, Suratthani
The price is Rs1,165 per night from 26 Nov to 27 Nov

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Fisherman's Village Plaza and Bo Phut Beach. Big Buddha Beach and Mae Nam Beach are also within ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (11 reviews)
Amazing and wonderful

"Fabulous hostel. Superb coffee and service. Wonderfully stylish dorms. Incredible A perfect hostel with lovely staff. I couldn’t have been made to feel more welcome."…"

Reviewed on 5 Aug 2018

Us Hostel
Coffee Island
2 out of 5
26/5 Moo 3, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs605 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov

Situated by the ocean, this hostel is 0.4 mi (0.7 km) from Nathon Beach and 3.1 mi (4.9 km) from Mae Nam Beach. Ko Samui Hospital and Lipa Noi Beach are also ...

3.3/5 (43 reviews)
Great place

"Clean and comfortable, perfect location off the boat and into your room, right next to a night market. Wasn’t too noisy either. The room was a little warm as no air con but it does have a fan."…"

Reviewed on 23 Mar 2020

Coffee Island
Bonita House
2 out of 5
46/33 M3 T.Bophut, Ko Samui Chang Wat, Chaweng, Koh Samui
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Located in Chaweng City Center, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Noi Beach. Chaweng Lake and Bangkok Hospital Samui are also ...

4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Great stay

"Stayed 2 nights, the man there was polite and helpful, the quilts on bed were to thick and hot, he swapped them for sheets for us. Bed very comfortable to. Only thing could do with is a mirror in the private rooms but apart from that the stay was excellent. The place is in the centre and close to ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2019

Bonita House
Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel
2 out of 5
438/118 Moo 1, Maret, Lamai, Koh Samui
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Nestled on the beach, this Koh Samui hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Hua Thanon Beach and Lamai Beach. Wat Sila Ngu and Guan-Yu Koh Samui Shrine are also ...

Chill Inn Beach Cafe & Hostel
U Box Hostel - Adults Only
2 out of 5
162/74 Moo 2, Bo Put, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is Rs707 per night from 10 Nov to 11 Nov

Located in Chaweng City Center, this beach hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chaweng Beach and Chaweng Lake. Chaweng Noi Beach and Bangkok Hospital Samui ...

U Box Hostel - Adults Only
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SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort

5 out of 5
Chaweng, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs8,934 per night from 1 Nov to 2 Nov
4.8/5Exceptional! (121 reviews)
100% thumbs up!

"An incredible first holiday after the lockdown measures eased. Everything was well thought through and staff were professional and friendly, not to mention the exceptional breakfast!"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jul 2020

SALA Samui Chaweng Beach Resort
Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort

5 out of 5
99/9 Moo 1 Bophut Bay, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs9,568 per night from 2 Nov to 3 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (311 reviews)
A little pocket of paradise.

"Awesome infinity pool & on the beach. Great location just a few minutes walk to Fisherman’s Village which is full of restaurants, shops, bars & great massage places. Staff were attentive & always greeted you with a smile. Breakfast was great too."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar 2020

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui Resort
SALA Samui Choengmon Beach

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach

5 out of 5
10/9 Moo 5, Baan Plai Lam, Koh Samui, Surat Thani
The price is Rs8,032 per night from 5 Nov to 6 Nov
4.7/5Exceptional! (409 reviews)

"Great location, restaurant, pool and beach area. Excellent staff. Pool villa was a bit tired and would probably opt for a basic room if went back, but still a lovely stay."…"

Reviewed on 12 Aug 2020

SALA Samui Choengmon Beach
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Koh Samui, one of the 47 hostels here could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in quite a few different forms, but they all have a few things in common:

  • Low prices
  • A social setting
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

By going with a hostel in Koh Samui, you can cut your spending on lodging and save more of your money for sightseeing during your holiday. You can enjoy activities in this destination like snorkelling and shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Koh Samui?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that may be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically April and March, while February and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 34° C and night-time temperatures average 23° C
  • April-June: 34° C is the daytime average and 24° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 24° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 23° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 78 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Koh Samui?

Depending on your interests, you might appreciate these places:

Top Sights
  • Namuang Waterfall
  • Big Buddha Statue
  • Namuang Waterfall 2
Natural Features
  • Hin Ta and Hin Yai
  • Lad Wanorn Waterfall
  • Hin Laad Waterfall
Landmarks
  • Fisherman's Village Plaza
  • Guan-Yu Koh Samui Shrine
  • Buddha's Footprints

Overall, Koh Samui is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Restaurants
  • Snorkelling
  • Shopping

How to Get to Koh Samui and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Ko Samui (USM), 7.3 mi (11.7 km) away from the city centre.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Koh Samui?
By staying at a hostel, you can spend less on lodging and save more of your money for going out during your stay. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its beaches and island views.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Koh Samui?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our travellers and might be a good place to start looking: Lub d Koh Samui Chaweng Beach - Located within a 5-minute walk of Chaweng Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. The Rock Samui - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Lamai Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Aforetime Beach House - Adults Only - Located within a 20-minute walk of Taling Ngam Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a bar. You’ll find towels, showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Behind The Scene Hotel Club @ Samui - Located within a 5-minute walk of Chaweng Beach. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with free toiletries, TVs and linens. At Hostel Samui - Adults Only - Located within a 5-minute walk of Chaweng Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You’ll find showers in all rooms.
How many hostels should I expect to find in Koh Samui?
If you’re in the market for an affordable place to stay in Koh Samui, one of Expedia’s 50 hostels might be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Koh Samui?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually March and April, with an average temperature of 29°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Koh Samui are October, May, November and September, with each month seeing an average of 259 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Koh Samui?
Overall, Koh Samui is known for its beaches, restaurants and snorkelling. Major attractions include Lamai Beach, Silver Beach and Chaweng Noi Beach. Get out into nature with places such as Chaweng Beach, Bo Phut Beach and Taling Ngam Beach. Cultural attractions include Secret Buddha Garden and Maenam Chinatown Market.
What's the best way to get to and around Koh Samui while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Koh Samui in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Ko Samui (USM), 7.3 mi (11.7 km) away from the city centre.