12 Best Hostels in Bangkok for Digital Nomads

24 November 2023 | Bangkok, Hostels, Southeast Asia, Stay, Thailand

Amazing hostels in the Thai Capital with communal workspaces, central locations, and more

If you’re thinking of staying in the Thai Capital for a trip that combines work and leisure, you’ll be glad to know that many of the best hostels in Bangkok are well-equipped for digital nomads with facilities such as free Wi-Fi, communal areas with desks, onsite cafes, and even dedicated coworking spaces in some cases.

Looking for a place near the party haven of Khao San Road? Hostels such as The Printing House Poshtel Bangkok, Nap Park or Jam Hostel are all just around the corner and yet offer laid-back atmospheres for when you need a break from the bustle.

If you’d prefer to stay near a CBD like Silom, consider hostels such as Everyday Bangkok or The Cube, where you can stay in a Japanese-style capsule for as little as THB 300 per night.

The ever-popular Sukhumvit area is home to a plethora of excellent hostels for digital nomads. Barn & Bed and Lub d Bangkok Siam – which has its own dedicated coworking space – are two of our favourites. Around Victory Monument are top-rated accommodation options like Bed Station Hostel and The Yard.

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Average prices at Bangkok’s best hostels

Most hostels in Bangkok that we’ve found with excellent facilities for digital nomads cost around THB 450 to 500 per night for a bed in a dorm. Some hostels in this article have prices starting from THB 600. The most budget-friendly option we’ve found so far is The Cube Hostel, where you can stay in a Japanese-style capsule for as little as THB 300 per night.

Nightly rates for private rooms (where available) at Bangkok’s hostels range from THB 890 to 2,100, the average being about THB 1,500. The best-value hostel with private rooms on this list is Everyday Bangkok Hostel in Silom. Keep in mind that not all private rooms include private bathrooms at hostels.

Our roundup of Bangkok’s best hostels

Lub d Bangkok Siam, The Printing House Poshtel and HEYYYY BANGKOK are just some of the best reviewed hostels in the Thai Capital. Here’s everything you need to know about those and more so that you can decide where to reserve a bed, whether it’s for a few days or a few weeks.

1. Lub d Bangkok Siam

Located in the Siam district, a hub of entertainment and high-end shopping, the Lub d Bangkok Siam is a quirky, boutique-style hostel. In addition to shared and private rooms that each have a unique colour and theme, Lub d boasts facilities that include a theatre room, café with indoor and outdoor seating, a lounge area, and a coworking space (it’s one of the best coworking spaces in Bangkok).

Lub d Bangkok Siam hostel

In the shared workspace, there are comfortable desks with power outlets, and high-speed Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel. For leisure, you can make the most of Lub d’s superb facilities or walk to nearby attractions like the MBK Shopping Center and Madame Tussauds. You can also join group tours, cultural workshops and pub crawls that give you the chance to mingle with the locals and fellow travellers.

Sleeping options at Lub d Bangkok Siam include double rooms with a shared bathroom, deluxe rooms with a private bathroom and mixed dormitory rooms. Some of the private guest rooms are equipped with gadgets such as flat-screen TVs.

Prices for a bed in a mixed dorm start at around THB 500 per night, while private rooms start from around THB 1,600.

  • Location: 925/9 Rama I Rd, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
  • Phone: +66 2 612 4999
  • Nearest BTS station: National Stadium

2. The Printing House Poshtel Bangkok

Situated in a quiet neighbourhood of Bangkok’s historic centre just a short walk from the famous Khao San Road, The Printing House Poshtel Bangkok is a boutique hostel that occupies a former printing house with a lofty and industrial style. Besides a popular restaurant, this top-rated accommodation boasts facilities such as a rooftop bar and a communal lounge. You’ll find ample space to work in the hostel or nearby, and you’ll be within walking distance of a multitude of attractions.

The Printing House Poshtel

One of the highlights of The Printing House Poshtel is The Letter Press café and restaurant on the first floor, where you can dig into Thai and Thai-fusion breakfasts, lunches and dinners from the a la carte or set menu. The indoor dining area features exposed brick walls, roof beams, polished concrete floors and warm lighting. There’s also an outdoor seating area for those who want to soak up the tropical climate. Live musicians provide entertainment every Friday and Saturday.

Prefer a view of Bangkok’s skyline while you sip cocktails? Located on the rooftop, the suave and trendy Press Sky Bar offers panoramic views of the city’s historic centre, including landmarks like Wat Ratchanatdaram Worawihan (Loha Prasat ‘metal castle’) that look even more spectacular when illuminated at night.

Speaking of landmarks – The Printing House Poshtel is within walking distance of some of Bangkok’s most famous; Democracy Monument, the Royal Grand Palace, the Sanam Luang waterfront greenspace, and the nightlife and backpacker hub of Khao San Road are just a stone’s throw away.

When you need to take a break from leisure and concentrate on work, you can set up your laptop in the café and restaurant on the first floor or the social lounge and living room on the second floor. Besides free Wi-Fi, the living room boasts features that include comfortable tables and HD televisions. Seating options range from bar stools and dining chairs to lounge sofas.

The hostel’s well-appointed 15 guest rooms feature an industrial-chic style and soothing colours that offer a calming environment, ideal for catching up with rest after a day of work and exploration. Prices start at around THB 600 for a bed in a dorm room and THB 2,100 for a private room.

  • Location: 140 Dinso Rd, Sao Chingcha, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
  • Phone: +66 94 934 4848
  • Nearest MRT station: Sam Yot


Situated on the lively Phatthanakan Road adjacent to the recently opened Hua Mak monorail station, HEYYYY BANGKOK is a boutique-style hostel and café with a vintage coffee shop vibe. Sleeping options include dorm rooms and private rooms with ensuite bathrooms. You’ll find plenty of space to set up your laptop when you need to work, and there’s lots in the way of dining, shopping and entertainment nearby.


The retro café features decorative touches such as classic wall tiles, an abundance of framed vintage art and photographs, and seating options that include dark wooden tables surrounded by bar stools and comfortable coffee tables surrounded by sofas. This intimate café doubles as a relaxing place to work, and you’ll find more space to browse the web in peace in the hostel’s workspaces and library.

Being on the doorstep of the Hua Mak monorail station, MRT (subway) station and Airport Rail Link makes HEYYYY BANGKOK an excellent place to explore the city and the rest of the country. Suvarnabhumi Airport is just three stops away.

Prices for a bed in a dorm room cost an average of around THB 500 per night. You can get a private room with a queen-sized bed and an ensuite bathroom for as little as THB 1,000 per night. Book directly at the hostel’s website to get a free breakfast.

  • Location: 2485 Phatthanakan Rd, Suan Luang, Bangkok 10250
  • Phone: +66 91 999 8266
  • Nearest monorail station: Hua Mak

4. Bed Station Hostel Ratchathewi

Situated two minutes from the Ratchathewi BTS station on foot, Bed Station Hostel Ratchathewi is a warm and eclectic hostel with an industrial-inspired interior. Expect decorative touches such as intentionally scuffed polished concrete and exposed brick. As well as a café and bar, Bed Station Hostel is home to common areas that are ideal for leisure and work. You can also start your day with a free breakfast.

Bed Station Hostel Ratchathewi

The trendy café and bar sits on the ground floor, where you’ll find the lobby area, plenty of space to relax and the breakfast buffet. On the mezzanine overlooking the main lobby is a common area with beanbags, workstations and an HD television. Other facilities at Bed Station Hostel include a smoking area, shared bathrooms with hairdryers and toiletries, lockers and keycard access to the guest rooms.

Within walking distance of Bed Station Hostel are the Ratchathewi BTS station and the Hua Chang (Siam Square) river ferry terminal, which makes exploring Bangkok a breeze. It also takes just ten minutes to walk to the shopping and entertainment hub of Siam, where you can explore attractions such as the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Siam Paragon, the MBK Center, Madame Tussauds and the Jim Thompson House Museum.

Prices at the Bed Station Hostel start at THB 450 for a bed in a mixed dorm room. Female-only dorm beds are available from THB 550 per night, while private rooms start from THB 1,350 per night (THB 1,550 for an ensuite bathroom).

  • Location: 486/149-150 Soi Phetchaburi 16 Phetchaburi Rd, Thanon Phetchaburi, Ratchathewi, Bangkok 10400
  • Phone: +66 2 019 5477
  • Nearest BTS station: Ratchathewi

5. Here Hostel Bangkok

Located in a traditional community in Bangkok’s historic centre, Here Hostel occupies a century-old building with a rustic interior that makes use of reassembled wooden panels salvaged from former houses. Facilities include a bar, common areas with free Wi-Fi, a relaxed backyard garden and a shared kitchen. Ideal for digital nomads, Here Hostel offers guests a free breakfast and complimentary tea and coffee all day.

Here Hostel

The highlight of Here Hostel is THERE Bar, where you can enjoy cocktails with locals and fellow globetrotters in an outdoor beer garden complete with fairy lights decorating the trees and multi-coloured tile floors. The sheltered seating area doubles as an ideal place to work outdoors throughout the day.

The best place to work indoors at Here Hostel is the large and lofty communal area for guests, which features a tall and sloped multicoloured ceiling, distinctive wood-panelled walls, dark lounge-style sofas and chairs, and desks and tables with benches and deck-style seating. There are also terraces and balconies that overlook the hostel’s garden area.

A bed in a mixed dorm room costs between THB 520 and 590, and ladies-only rooms are available. Prices for a private room start at around THB 1,300 or THB 1,500 if you want a private bathroom.

  • Location: 196/3-8 Ratchadamnoen Klang Rd, Bowonniwet Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
  • Phone: +66 90 987 7438
  • Nearest MRT station: Sam Yot

6. The Yard Hostel Bangkok

Housed in the hip neighbourhood of Ari, The Yard Hostel is an eco-conscious oasis in the concrete jungle of Bangkok. A far cry from the frantic atmosphere of Khao San Road, The Yard boasts a tranquil and welcoming vibe that’s ideal for short and long-term stays. Outdoor facilities include a public dining hub and a private green sanctuary with a shared workspace just for guests.

The Yard Hostel

The Front Yard is the hostel’s cultural highlight, where you can fill up on bites from a curated community of cafés, restaurants, saloons and shops. Delicious meal options range from award-winning salads and succulent burgers to authentic Japanese street food.

Exclusive for hostel guests is The Back Yard, where you can relax amid scenic greenery with fellow globetrotters. Amenities in The Back Yard include a bar, hammocks, tables and plenty of space to socialise. Adjacent to this miniature greenspace is a dedicated workspace complete with desks, ergonomic chairs and lots of rustic charm.

You can get a bed in a mixed or female-only dormitory at The Yard Hostel for as little as THB 500 per night. A private room with a balcony and access to shared bathroom facilities costs around THB 1,500 per night.

  • Location: 51 Phahon Yothin 5, Phaya Thai, Bangkok 10400
  • Phone: +66 65 328 5999
  • Nearest BTS station: Ari

7. Everyday Bangkok Hostel

Located just a minute from the Samyan MRT station near the CBD and entertainment hub of Silom, Everyday Bangkok is a quirky and distinctively stylish hostel, where the colours of each floor reflect the sky at various times of the day and the guest rooms feature Thai-meets-Western wall mural designs.

Everyday Bangkok Hostel

Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the hostel, making the lobby area an ideal place to work and grab drinks and bites from the snack bar. There’s also a chillout area with comfortable seating options that include bean bags, bar stools, sofas, and chairs and tables, not to mention gadgets such as flatscreen TVs and games consoles. If your laptop’s out of charge, you can use one of the communal computers at a dedicated workstation.

With the Samyan MRT station and Sala Daeng BTS station within walking distance, getting around Bangkok is straightforward and efficient. On your doorstep in Silom, you can explore shopping malls, local and international diners, and attractions like the Patpong Night Market. When the sun goes down, Silom transforms from a CBD into one of Bangkok’s liveliest nightlife hubs.

Prices for a bed in a dorm at Everyday Bangkok start at a very reasonable THB 350 per night. Private rooms with shared bathroom facilities start from THB 890 per night.

If you need a quieter place to work during your stay, check out some of the top-rated coworking spaces in Silom that offer affordable day passes.

  • Location: Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
  • Phone: +66 2 637 0009
  • Nearest MRT station: Samyan

8. NapPark Hostel @ Khao San

Located in the historic Rattanakosin Island (Old Town) area of Bangkok near Khao San Road, NapPark Hostel reflects a retro Thai style through the use of warm red and orange hues, local decorations and plenty of greenery. Facilities include a charming café and communal areas with dedicated workstations. You can access free Wi-Fi throughout the hostel.

NapPark Hostel

The Tamarind Tree Café is an excellent place to mingle with other guests and enjoy delicious food and drinks. Featuring a laid-back but social atmosphere plus a variety of local art works, the café is an ideal spot to browse the web and catch up with work, though you might find more peace and quiet in the library. There’s also space to sit down, relax and watch TV in the lobby, and you can rustle up simple meals and snacks using the communal kitchen facilities.

When you want to explore, NapPark is within walking distance of most of Bangkok’s major historic attractions, including Wat Arun, Wat Phra Kaew (Royal Grand Palace) and Wat Pho (Temple of the Reclining Buddha). The nightlife hub of Khao San Road is just a couple of streets away.

You can get a bed in an 18-capacity dorm for as little as THB 450 per night. Prices for a night in a six-bed dorm start from THB 580.

  • Location: 5 Tani, Talat Yot, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
  • Phone: +66 2 282 2324
  • Nearest MRT station: Sam Yot

9. Siamaze Hostel

Just a short walk from the Sutthisan MRT station is Siameze Hostel, a modern and homely hostel with a range of contemporary communal spaces and a beautiful garden with a deck, seating, a lawn area and hammocks. You can rustle up breakfasts and barbecue meals using shared kitchen facilities, and you’ll find plenty of restaurants in the area.

Siamaze Hostel

In the communal areas, you’ll see work tables, dining tables and lots of space to mingle. Decorative touches include local ornaments, wooden wall features and fairy light arrangements. You can order drinks from the bar when you want to take a load off your feet.

You can get a bed in a dorm at Siameze Hostel for as little as THB 350 per night, and that includes a delicious breakfast. Private rooms for up to two people start from THB 1,000 per night.

  • Location: Ratchadaphisek Road – Soi Santi 90 Inthamara 45 Alley, Din Daeng, Bangkok 10400
  • Phone: +66 2 693 6336
  • Nearest MRT station: Sutthisan

10. The Cube Hostel Silom

Situated just a stone’s throw from the BTS Sala Daeng and MRT Silom, The Cube Hostel Silom is home to Japanese-style capsule dorms with single and queen-sized beds. The hostel’s facilities include industrial-chic communal areas and an inviting garden with an inflatable pool. Facilities such as workstations, laundry areas and shared kitchens make The Cube ideal for short and long-term visitors.

The Cube Hostel communal area

The stylish communal areas feature exposed white brick walls with stencil art of local landmarks, polished concrete floors and a trendy plank-walled kitchen. Pressed against an art-covered wall are workstations with communal computers, and there’s plenty of space to set up your own laptop on the large marble tables or outside on the long wooden bench. The pool on the adjacent lawn is a refreshing place to take a break from the screen.

The standout feature of The Cube is its unique sleeping arrangements that offer more privacy than a traditional hostel. Capsule beds come with front or side entry and a single or double bed, making them a budget-friendly option for solo travellers and couples. All capsules are fitted with lights, power outlets and flip flop lockers, and you’ll have an additional larger locker for other belongings. Mixed and female-only rooms are available.

The Cube Hostel capsules

On top of everything, The Cube offers discounts of up to 10% if you book in advance on its website – just one more benefit that makes it a popular choice with long-term visitors and digital nomads. Prices for capsules start at THB 300 for a single bed and THB 600 for a double bed.

  • Location: 3, 9-10 Sala Daeng Rd, Silom, Bang Rak, Bangkok 10500
  • Phone: +66 96 314 1481
  • Nearest BTS station: Sala Daeng

11. Jam Hostel Bangkok

The warm and inviting Jam Hostel Bangkok is a homely accommodation choice that’s just 600 metres from the more frantic Khao San Road. Its facilities include a modern kitchen, a garden and a rooftop bar. With an emphasis on creating a sense of community, Jam Hostel frequently runs tours to cultural and historical attractions as well as the local nightlife scene. You can also get involved with helping out some of the city’s most deprived areas.

Jam Hostel

Near the kitchen is a communal lounge with a flatscreen TV, games console and comfortable sofas. Every morning, you’ll be treated to a free delicious breakfast. If you’d rather work in the sun than indoors, the faux-grass terrace by the canal doubles as a relaxing place to set up your laptop. When the sun goes down, the rooftop bar comes to life, where you can mingle with locals and fellow nomads while sipping cocktails with sweeping city views.

All bunk beds in the dorm rooms have their own curtains that give you a sense of privacy, and you can keep your belongings safe in your private locker. Double rooms for up to two people are available if you want even more privacy. Some rooms feature a balcony. Nightly rates start at THB 600 for a dorm bed and THB 1,600 for a private room.

  • Location: 9 Phra Sumen Rd, Chana Songkhram, Phra Nakhon, Bangkok 10200
  • Phone: +66 2 282 3932

12. Barn & Bed Hostel

With its wood-panelled entrance and minimalist meets rustic-chic style, Barn & Bed is one of the homeliest accommodation choices for digital nomads near Sukhumvit Road. With prices starting at just THB 500 per night, it’s also one of the area’s most affordable options.

Barn & Bed Hostel

Located right next to the Phrom Phong BTS station, Barn & Bed exudes comfort with its cool hues, abundance of wooden features, and mix of capsule beds and bunks with privacy curtains. The communal kitchen, dining and lounge area provides ample space to mingle and work.

The hostel’s central location in the heart of one of Bangkok’s biggest CBDs puts you within easy reach of entertainment and dining hubs. The Emporium luxury shopping mall is less than 200 metres away. You’ll find lots of street food, local and international diners, and nightlife areas just up the road in Asok and Nana.

If you want to maximise your productivity during your stay here, you might want to look at some of the best nearby coworking spaces near Sukhumvit Road.

  • Location: 665 Sukhumvit Road, Khlong Tan Nuea, Watthana, Bangkok 10110
  • Phone: +66 2 258 8849
  • Nearest BTS station: Phrom Phong

What are your favourite hostels in Bangkok?

We hope our carefully curated list of Bangkok’s top-rated hostels for digital nomads has helped you narrow down your search for suitable accommodation in the Thai Capital. We’ll do our best to keep this article updated with the latest information, but we’d love your help.

Which is your favourite hostel in Bangkok? Are there any hostels with excellent facilities for leisure and work that we’ve missed? Let us know in the comments below. You’ll be hugely appreciated!

Josh Saunders

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I've been writing my way through Europe, Asia and Oceania for just over a decade, providing SEO copywriting, editing and content strategy services to travel-industry clients ranging from startups through to Fortune 500 giants. Now, I'm on a mission to connect digital nomads with the world's best destinations for work and leisure.


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