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The Grace House Chiangmai - Hostel
The Grace House Chiangmai - Hostel
7.7 Good
1/4 Soi 4, Chareonprathet Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.7 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 3 reviews
7.7

Located in Night Bazaar, The Grace House Chiangmai is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Warorot Market and Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. It also offers bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and a ticket service.

Sabai Hotel and Hostel
Sabai Hotel and Hostel
7.7 Good
189/1 Ratchamanka Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 4 reviews
7.7

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Chiang Mai. Guests can also enjoy free wireless internet.

Mr.Jungle Trek House
Mr.Jungle Trek House
114/2 Ratchphakinai Rd., T. Phrasing, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.4 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Conveniently situated, Keta' Jungle Trek House offers easy access to Chiang Mai's popular hot spots. Guests can also enjoy free internet access in all areas.

Bed Bike Hostel
Bed Bike Hostel
7.0 Good
15 Huaykaew Rd, Suthep, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.6 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 11 reviews
7.0

Steps from Kad Suan Kaew Shopping Centre, Bed Bike Hostel Chiang Mai is situated in Chiang Mai and provides comfortable accommodation. It is also a short car trip from Chiang Mai Night Bazaar and Chiang Mai University.

Iris Hostel
Iris Hostel
8.8 Excellent
129/2 Mueang Road, T. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
ExcellentBased on 90 reviews
8.8

The hostel is located centrally in Chiang Mai, a brief drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a terrace and a designated smoking area.

Sunny Hostel Chiangmai @Tha Pae
Sunny Hostel Chiangmai @Tha Pae
7.8 Good
5/4 Moonmuang Road, Prasing, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.8 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 7 reviews
7.8

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Chiang Mai hostel is situated just a short walk from the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre and Wat Chiang Man. It is close to Tha Pae Gate, restaurants and shops.

Hug Glur House & Hostel - Adults Only
Hug Glur House & Hostel - Adults Only
10.0 Excellent
8 Ragang Rd, Soi 3 Haiya District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.4 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
ExcellentBased on 1 review
10.0

Hug Glur House and Hostel is a comfortable base while in Chiang Mai and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also provides a 24-hour reception, bicycle rental and massage services.

Soft Dormtel Night Bazaar
Soft Dormtel Night Bazaar
9.3 Excellent
70/2 Kamphang Din Road, Haiya, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.4 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
ExcellentBased on 4 reviews
9.3

Located in Wua Lai, Soft Dormtel Night Bazaar is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including CHI, the Spa at Shangri-La and Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. It also offers complimentary wireless internet.

Bann Elephant Home
Bann Elephant Home
6.5 Good
4/1 Samlan Soi 7 RD. T Pha Sing A.Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.5 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 7 reviews
6.5

Conveniently situated, Bann Elephant Home offers easy access to Chiang Mai's main hot spots. It also features a car rental desk, a tour desk and a terrace.

9 Hostel - Hostel
9 Hostel - Hostel
7.8 Good
3/1-2 Ratchaphakinai Soi 1, Sriphumi,Mueang, Chinag Mai, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 
GoodBased on 213 reviews
7.8

Located within a 10-minute walk of Minibus Que to Doi Suthep Station, 9 Hostel is an ideal base while in Chiang Mai. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Tips for booking a hostel in Chiang Mai

Cheapest month:June
Most expensive month:January
Average price in Mueang_Chiang_Mai:$17/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$3/night
Cheapest day:Wednesday
Most expensive day:Tuesday
$9 - $29
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$12 - $19
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Top rated Chiang Mai hostels

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The Common Hostel
The Common Hostel
9.2 Excellent
54/2,4 Singharat Road, Sripoom, Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Hostel By Bed is located conveniently in Chiang Mai and is a short walk from Minibus Que to Doi Suthep Station, Wat Phra Singh and the Chiang Mai City Arts & Cultural Centre. It also provides a 24-hour reception, an express check-in and check-out feature and free Wi-Fi.

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The Grace House Chiangmai - Hostel
The Grace House Chiangmai - Hostel
7.7 Good
1/4 Soi 4, Chareonprathet Rd, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.7 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Located in Night Bazaar, The Grace House Chiangmai is a short walk to several local tourist attractions, including Warorot Market and Chiang Mai Night Bazaar. It also offers bicycle rental, free Wi-Fi and a ticket service.

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Glur Chiangmai
Glur Chiangmai
7.0 Good
75 Chiang Mai-Lamphun Road, T.Wat Ket, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Situated within walking distance of Chiang Mai Railway Station, Glur Chiangmai provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Chiang Mai. It also provides laundry facilities, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

Cheapest hostels in Chiang Mai

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Glur Chiangmai
Glur Chiangmai
7.0 Good
75 Chiang Mai-Lamphun Road, T.Wat Ket, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Situated within walking distance of Chiang Mai Railway Station, Glur Chiangmai provides guests with a convenient base while visiting Chiang Mai. It also provides laundry facilities, a 24-hour reception and an outdoor pool.

$10
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Iris Hostel
Iris Hostel
8.8 Excellent
129/2 Mueang Road, T. Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

The hostel is located centrally in Chiang Mai, a brief drive from Chiang Mai International Airport. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi, a terrace and a designated smoking area.

$11
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Dream Thai Guesthouse
Dream Thai Guesthouse
248 36And248 37 Maneenopparat Rd Sriphumsub Distri, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.1 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Situated just a short stroll from Minibus Que to Doi Suthep Station, Dream Thai Guesthouse offers guests a convenient base while visiting Chiang Mai. Those staying at the property can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi throughout their stay.

$11
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Hug Glur House & Hostel - Adults Only
Hug Glur House & Hostel - Adults Only
10.0 Excellent
8 Ragang Rd, Soi 3 Haiya District, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1.4 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Hug Glur House and Hostel is a comfortable base while in Chiang Mai and is close to everything the area has to offer. It also provides a 24-hour reception, bicycle rental and massage services.

$12
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Absolute House
Absolute House
19 Ratchiangsaen Road Soi 1, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Absolute House is situated in Chiang Mai and offers complimentary Wi-Fi. It is conveniently located for those wanting to visit local attractions.

$12
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The Moat Hostel
The Moat Hostel
8.0 Excellent
61 Arak Road,Phra Sing Subdistrict, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.9 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Strategically located in the middle of the city, this 3-star hostel makes for an ideal base in Chiang Mai. It also offers free Wi-Fi, luggage storage and a swimming pool.

$12
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Bann Elephant Home
Bann Elephant Home
6.5 Good
4/1 Samlan Soi 7 RD. T Pha Sing A.Muang, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.5 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Conveniently situated, Bann Elephant Home offers easy access to Chiang Mai's main hot spots. It also features a car rental desk, a tour desk and a terrace.

$13
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Chiangmai Gate Capsule Hostel Dormitory
Chiangmai Gate Capsule Hostel Dormitory
8.2 Excellent
78/4 Wualai Road, Chiang Mai, Thailand
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0.8 km from city centre, Chiang Mai, Thailand 

Chiangmai Gate Capsule Hostel Dormitory is a comfortable base while in Chiang Mai and is close to everything the area has to offer. Only a short stroll from Saturday Night Market Walking Street, it provides comfortable rooms equipped with a refrigerator.

$14
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Chiang Mai hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Chiang Mai?

    On average, it’s $18/night for a hostel in Chiang Mai, though $12/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $3/night in Chiang Mai. Try to avoid booking your hostel in November (the most expensive month). Booking in September (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Chiang Mai?

    With an average review score of 9.2 (out of 10) from 1,252 HotelsCombined users, The Common Hostel is considered the best Chiang Mai hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Chiang Mai Airport?

    Sabai Hotel and Hostel is 2.5 km away from Chiang Mai Airport, making it the closest Chiang Mai hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What area of Chiang Mai is most popular to stay in?

    Chiang Mai Old City is the most popular area of Chiang Mai to stay in. In the past year, 4% of HotelsCombined users looking for Chiang Mai hostels searched within Chiang Mai Old City. Sabai Hotel and Hostel is a popular hostel in Chiang Mai Old City if you choose to stay in the area.

  • Should I stay in a Chiang Mai hostel?

    Hostels in Chiang Mai tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Chiang Mai hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.