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Mad Monkey Hostels

Nestled in Phuket’s beating heart, Mad Monkey stands tall as the ultimate hub for social butterflies and one of Phuket‘s crown jewels in the backpacker hostel scene. Its laid-back vibes and buzzing communal spaces turn strangers into lifelong buddies. The vibrant murals and snug dorms cocoon you in a friendly embrace, while the rooftop bar treats you to sweeping views of the cityscape and the tantalizing Andaman Sea. So, if you’re on the prowl for an epic adventure, Mad Monkey is your ticket to the wildest ride in town!

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Lub D Phuket Patong

Lub D Phuket Patong, conveniently located just a stone’s throw away from the famous Patong Beach, seamlessly blends comfort and convenience. Its sleek design, coupled with plush beds and modern amenities, transforms it into a backpacker’s paradise. More than just a place to rest, Lub D offers an immersive experience, organizing vibrant social events and expertly crafted tours that guarantee every traveler explores the very best of what Phuket has to offer.

Location: MAP

Contact: +66 76 530 100

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Book a Bed Poshtel

For travelers seeking a sophisticated blend of luxury and budget-friendliness, Book a Bed Poshtel is a true gem among backpacker hostels in Phuket. This poshtel redefines the hostel experience, offering chic interiors, plush bedding, and an array of modern amenities that rival boutique hotels. Because the communal spaces are designed for relaxation and mingling, it provides a serene retreat after a day of exploring Phuket’s attractions.

Location: MAP

Contact: +66 93 693 2888

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BearPacker Patong Hostel

BearPacker Patong Hostel embodies budget-friendly hospitality and vibrant social energy. Centrally located in Patong, this hostel offers cozy dorms and inviting communal spaces, fostering connections among fellow travelers. Its friendly ambiance and convenient location make it a top choice for backpackers looking to explore Phuket’s nightlife and beaches. Due to its affordability, BearPacker Patong Hostel makes the list as one of the best backpacker hostels in Phuket.

Location: MAP

Contact: +66 90 906 6515

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The Neighbors Hostel

Tucked away in a charming corner of Phuket, The Neighbors Hostel exudes a cozy and homely atmosphere. The intimate dorms and communal spaces encourage interactions among guests, fostering a sense of camaraderie. The hostel’s knowledgeable staff provides valuable insights into local gems, ensuring that travelers experience the authentic flavours of Phuket. So, if you’re looking for the best backpacker hostels in Phuket, consider this one.

Location: MAP

Contact: +66 94 343 3399

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Best Backpacker Hostels in Phuket: Final Thoughts

In the vibrant tapestry of backpacker hostels in Phuket, each of these establishments offers a unique blend of comfort, social interactions, and affordability. Whether you’re in the mood for heart-pounding adventures, craving beachy serenity, or itching for some wild nights out, these hostels are your genie in a bottle. Your wish is their command, making your Phuket journey not just unforgettable, but downright legendary!

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About the Author

Nicole Basri is the Junior Marketing Assistant at Mad Monkey Hostels. When she's not working, you'll find her buried in a good book, or on a hunt for the perfect Matcha Latte.