Located in the old town neighbourhood of Bangkok, HI Bangkok-The Original Bangkok Youth Hostel has been providing safe, clean and affordable accommodations for world travellers and first time visitors to Thailand for over 25 years. Our friendly staff will welcome you with the traditional Sawadee and make you feel at home during your stay.

The accommodation has spacious rooms with air conditioning, en- suite bathrooms and hot showers. For the traveller on a tight budget there are also separate men’s and women‘s dorms with shared bathrooms. All private rooms include private baths with hot showers and air conditioning. Breakfast is included with all private rooms and internet and Wi-Fi are free.

HI Bangkok hostel is centrally located in walking distance to temples and other landmarks including the infamous Kao San Road, and, Chao Praya River, where you can take an exciting boat ride to the temple of dawn.

What travellers think

Best for

  • Relaxing
  • Sightseeing
  • Socialising
  • Unique atmosphere

Green rating



We liked pretty much everything about the hostel except for the location. Having only one evening and one full day in Bangkok it would have been more convenient to be closer to the centre.


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Sun 10 Jan 2016

The new menu is very good and enjoyed by all the guests,but the best thing is seeing all my friends again.The staff are a major part of of my visit.


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Sun 20 Dec 2015

Travel tips...

Budget meal tip

The local shops that line he Sam Sen roadheading towards Khao San Road

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Thu 24 Apr 2014

Where next?

Vimanmek Mansion, Khao San Road, Dusit Road,

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Thu 24 Apr 2014