The Top Hostels in Bangkok for Travelling Canadians

best hostels in Bangkok Bangkok has hundreds of places to stay for all budgets. The top hostels in Bangkok are located in Sukhumvit, Silom Road or Banglamphuu. Banglamphuu is the old backpacker center in Bangkok, Silom is the modern business district and Sukhumvit is great for shopping and nightlife.


Top Bangkok Hostels

Here some hostel that may accommodate a budgeted travel to Bangkok:

The NapPark Hostel in Banglamphuu

The area around Khao San Road in Banglamphuu serves mainly budget travelers. Khao San Road has some of the cheapest accommodation in Bangkok and you will meet a lot of other travelers here. One of the most popular hostels around Khao San Road is the NapPark Hostel (5 Tani Road in Banglamphoo).


The hostel is not on Khao San Road itself but a few streets away, an ideal location for being close to the action but not right in the middle of the noisiest bars. The staff is relaxed and the hostel has bikes to hire, free safety lockers, Wi-Fi, clean shower areas, and a library with travel guides. The staff can provide advice for booking the rest of your travels.

Khao San Road and its surroundings are filled with bars, restaurants, travel agents and street markets that all serve the international backpacker community. It is conveniently located near a river boat pier — the boat will take you to many tourist attractions, including Bangkok’s biggest temples, and many attractions are a walking distance away.

Soi 1 Backpackers Hostel, Sukhumvit

The Soi 1 Backpackers Hostel (220/7 Sukhumvit, Soi 1) is a hostel and guesthouse in the modern Sukhumvit area. Sukhumvit is a great location to stay for shopping and for traveling around Bangkok, since you will be near the comfortable air-conditioned Skytrain. It is easy to meet people in the Soi1; the hostel has a common room, a game room and a bar, and it throws regular parties for guests.


This hostel also has free Wi-Fi, air-conditioned rooms and free safety lockers. It also stores your bags short term or long term while you travel. The Soi1 Backpackers has a range of rooms including dorms and 3-4 bed private rooms.

The Smile Society, Silom Road

Silom is Bangkok’s modern business district and conveniently located near the Skytrain. The Smile Society 130/3-4 Silom Soi 6, Silom Road) is one of the top hostels in Bangkok and popular with guests who like the relaxed atmosphere, the free breakfast and the helpful staff. The Smile Society calls itself a boutique hostel and offers free Wi-Fi, safety lockers, washing machines and free tea and coffee.


This hostel has a great location a few minutes’ walk from the Skytrain Silom Station. Silom is also close to many major shopping areas and other attractions. Check out the rest of the Canuck Abroad website for information regarding traveling to Asia including there immigration services.