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Featured Hostels in Chiang Rai

Baan Mai Kradan Hostel Chiang Rai
2 out of 5
647/1 Srikerd Road, Chiang Rai
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$43 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Hill Tribe Museum, 75th Anniversary Flag and Lamp Park and King Meng Rai the Great Monument. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (25 reviews)
"Location is great and the room and entire facility is very nice and clean. The free breakfast was really good as well and the staff were all very friendly and helpful, if I'm ever back in the area I'll definitely stay again."

Reviewed on 23 Jan,2020

Baan Mai Kradan Hostel Chiang Rai
Adchara Mansion - Hostel
2 out of 5
36/11 Nongbua Road, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$8 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Chiang Rai Night Bazaar, King Meng Rai the Great Monument and Wat Jed Yod. Central Plaza Chiangrai ...
3.6/5 Good! (12 reviews)
Auntie Noy makes this place great!
"The owner, Auntie Noy, is the best! She gets up at 4am-ish every morning to scrub the bathroom (which she does multiple times a day) and then cooks an amazing breakfast for guests. I asked if I could have extra vegetables, and from that moment on during my week stay she made sure I had more than ..."

Reviewed on 12 Dec,2019

Adchara Mansion - Hostel
Huan Amphan
2 out of 5
108/3, Sriboonreung Rd., Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
The price is S$38 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of King Meng Rai the Great Monument, Hill Tribe Museum and 75th Anniversary Flag and ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Amazing place! Lovely hosts
"What an amazing beautiful place. More of a home stay / B&B. But better than many hotels. You stay in a small block in the grounds. There is a double en-suite room, a 4 person single beds room (with shared kitchen/bathroom) then a second double en-suite room which also had access to the shared bathrooms ..."

Reviewed on 28 Feb,2020

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Spinomad Hostel
2 out of 5
596/1 Praholyothin, City Center, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Chiang Rai Clock Tower, Wat Pra Singh and Wat Phra Kaew. King Meng Rai the Great ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (43 reviews)
Clean hostel with a lovely cafe!
"Very nice hostel situated in the centre of town with a great cafe. Rooms are clean with all the required amenities. The only downside is the street noise for rooms facing the main street. The breakfast and coffee are a must!"

Reviewed on 29 Jan,2020

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Spinomad Hostel
Huan Kawin Est.58 Lanna Home & Collection
2 out of 5
731 Nongsrijang Soi 2, Phaholyothin Rd, Chiang Rai
The price is S$36 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of King Meng Rai the Great Monument, Hill Tribe Museum and 75th Anniversary Flag and ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (17 reviews)
Lovely service, would definitely stay here again.
"The hostel is small, but it's located on a nice quiet street close to all the main sights of Chiang Rai. I only stayed one night because I wasn't sure of my plans but I wouldn't have hesitated to stay another couple of nights. The room is no frills but comfortable and the ladies that run the hostel ..."

Reviewed on 30 Jan,2017

Huan Kawin Est.58 Lanna Home & Collection
Tong Siam - Hostel
2 out of 5
243 Tanalai Rd. T. Vieng A. Mueng, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chiang Rai Clock Tower, Wat Pra Singh and Wat Phra Kaew. 75th Anniversary Flag ...
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Tong Siam - Hostel
Concept Yard Chiangrai - Adults Only
2 out of 5
368 Trairat Rd, Wiang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
The price is S$38 per night from 28 Oct to 28 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chiang Rai Clock Tower, Wat Phra Kaew and Wat Pra Singh. 75th Anniversary Flag ...
5/5 Exceptional! (2 reviews)
"This place is amazing! So simple and clean. The NICEST staff ever! We were there for several days and they made every day so wonderful with smiles, their most perfect baby, their amazing drinks in the cafe, and absolutely anything we needed (cabs, advice, figuring out how to eat certain foods)! I ..."

Reviewed on 23 Jan,2019

Concept Yard Chiangrai - Adults Only
Norn Nung Len Cafe & Hostel
2 out of 5
869/108-109, Pemawipat Rd., T.Rop Wiang, A.Mueang, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Chiang Rai Night Bazaar, Chiang Rai Clock Tower and Wat Jed Yod. 75th Anniversary Flag and Lamp ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (10 reviews)
Live music
"Convenient location and live music at the cafe."

Reviewed on 23 Jan,2020

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Norn Nung Len Cafe & Hostel
Starbright Court
2 out of 5
869/115-116 Robwiang Mueng, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Chiang Rai Night Bazaar, Chiang Rai Clock Tower and Wat Jed Yod. 75th Anniversary Flag and Lamp ...
3.5/5 Good! (10 reviews)
"Good sized room and clean, however no one on reception all day so had to wait for 30 mins to check in after calling various phone numbers (5pm)"

Reviewed on 25 Aug,2018

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Starbright Court
Baan Bua Homestay
2 out of 5
1047/2 Jedyod Soi.3 Road ,Muang, Chiang Rai, Chaing Rai
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$23 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod, San Khong Noi Road and Chiang Rai Clock Tower. Chiang Rai Night Bazaar and 75th ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (9 reviews)
Good budget accomodation
"Pretty close to the night bazaar and bus station. The rooms are decent and the bathrooms were clean"

Reviewed on 16 Dec,2018

Baan Bua Homestay
Busket Hostel
2 out of 5
612/28 Soi Sirikornuthit Phaholyothin Rd, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Chiang Rai Clock Tower and Hill Tribe Museum. King Meng Rai the Great Monument and Wat ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
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"พนักงานน่ารักมาก. โทรมาตั้งแต่ยังไม่เข้าที่พัก ให้รายละเอียดต่างๆได้ดีมาก ที่พักสะอาดน่ารัก ที่พักอยู่ในซอยแคบไปหน่อย แต่ก็ไม่ลำบากมาก เดินทางสะดวก แนะนำเลยค่ะถ้ามาอีกก็จะแวะพัก ที่นี่ ราคาก็น่ารัก รวมแล้วดีค่ะ"

Reviewed on 9 Dec,2019

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Busket Hostel
Connect Hostel
2 out of 5
T. Wiang, Chiang Rai
The price is S$35 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Rai Night Bazaar and San Khong Noi Road. Chiang Rai Clock Tower and 75th ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (40 reviews)
Great Place
"Great hostel to stay in to catch some rest after apx 24hr journey to Thailand. It's in a good location where you'll find quietness and still be in a good walking distance from many fun places."

Reviewed on 17 Jun,2019

Connect Hostel
Sabun Nga  Hostel
2 out of 5
226/50-55, Sunkhongnoi Rd Soi 6 Tambol Robwieng, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of San Khong Noi Road and Oub Kham Museum. Wat Jed Yod and Chiang Rai Clock Tower are also within ...
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Happynest Inspiring Hostel
2 out of 5
931 Phaholyothin Road, T. Wiang, A. Muang, Chiang Rai
The price is S$40 per night from 29 Oct to 29 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod and Chiang Rai Night Bazaar. San Khong Noi Road and Chiang Rai Clock Tower are ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (34 reviews)
Traveling with friends
"I would recommend staying here 100% staff is so friendly and helpful. R did an amazing job making us feel welcome and even gave us ideas of what to do and how to get there. Also, he helped us with arrangements to get to the next city since we were a group of 15. Room was clean and had everything ..."

Reviewed on 28 May,2019

Happynest Inspiring Hostel
Good Morning Chiangrai Homestay – Hostel
2 out of 5
897/19 . Jedyod Rd. T. Wiang . , Mueng, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod and Chiang Rai Night Bazaar. Chiang Rai Clock Tower and San Khong Noi Road are also ...
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Good Morning Chiangrai Homestay – Hostel
Mercy Hostel
2 out of 5
1005/22 Jet Yord Rd., Vieng, Chiang Rai
Located in the heart of Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Rai Clock Tower and San Khong Noi Road. Chiang Rai Night Bazaar ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (34 reviews)
Nice clean hostel.
"Nice and clean, tucked away in an alley so you’re away from the noisy streets at night. They have a large common area which was nice and also a gym!"

Reviewed on 31 Jan,2019

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Mercy Hostel
Ann Hostel
2 out of 5
24/4 Moo.18 Sanpanard Rd.,T. Robvieng, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Rai Night Bazaar and Chiang Rai Clock Tower. 75th Anniversary Flag and ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
"因為我有租機踏車 所以交通上方便哦,飲食方便。"

Reviewed on 20 Sep,2019

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Jaidee Cafe & Hostel Chiangrai
2 out of 5
255 M19 Bandu, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Situated near the airport, this hostel is within 6 miles (10 km) of Chiang Rai Rajabhat University, Wat Rong Suea Ten and Baandam Museum. Union of Hill Tribe ...
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Jaidee Cafe & Hostel Chiangrai
OYO 718 Grace Hostel
2 out of 5
372/1 Nahkhai Rd, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Situated in the historical district, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Oub Kham Museum and San Khong Noi Road. Wat Phra That Doi Chom Thong and Wat Phra ...
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OYO 718 Grace Hostel
Fon Hostel
2 out of 5
67/18 Sanpanard Soi 1 Tambon Rob Wiang, Amphoe Mueang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
Situated in Chiang Rai, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Wat Jed Yod, Chiang Rai Night Bazaar and Chiang Rai Clock Tower. 75th Anniversary Flag and ...
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The Riverie by Katathani

The Riverie by Katathani

5 out of 5
1129 Kraisorasit Rd., Vieng District, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
The price is S$117 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
4.7/5 Exceptional! (186 reviews)
"Above and beyond all expectations. Family of seven with three rooms and not a single issue. Incredible buffet breakfast and magnificent exterior premises that were impeccable. Still the true superstar was each and every staff member. Well trained and took pleasure in servicing their guest. A fabulous ..."

Reviewed on 19 Apr,2021

The Riverie by Katathani
B2 Chiang Rai Boutique & Budget Hotel

B2 Chiang Rai Boutique & Budget Hotel

3.5 out of 5
398/38-40 Banphaprakan Road, T. Wiang, Chiang Rai
The price is S$17 per night from 27 Oct to 27 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
3.7/5 Good! (183 reviews)
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Reviewed on 23 Feb,2021

B2 Chiang Rai Boutique & Budget Hotel
Blue Lagoon Hotel

Blue Lagoon Hotel

3 out of 5
903/1 moo 4 Phahoyothin Road, Wiang, Chiang Rai, Chiang Rai
The price is S$40 per night from 26 Oct to 26 Oct
Excludes taxes & fees
4/5 Very Good! (16 reviews)
"Great staff Pool nice but cold Room was dated and needed a safe and updating of locking of room door"

Reviewed on 22 Jan,2020

Blue Lagoon Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find an affordable place to stay in Chiang Rai, one of its 31 hostels could be a great choice. These dorm-style accommodation options come in lots of different forms, but all of them have a few qualities in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social environment
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

By staying at a hostel in Chiang Rai, you can cut your spending on accommodation and save more of your trip funds for fun things to do during your stay. You'll find local tours and other activities to enjoy, and the river views create an appealing natural setting.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Chiang Rai?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically April and March, while December and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 35° C and night-time temperatures average 12° C
  • April-June: 36° C is the daytime average and 19° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 22° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 12° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 1746 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Chiang Rai?

Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Wat Rong Khun
  • Wat Pra Singh
  • Wat Phra Kaew
Natural Features
  • Singha Park
  • Pongphrabath Waterfall
  • Pha Soet
Cultural Attractions
  • Oub Kham Museum
  • Black House Gallery
  • Rai Chern Thawan Meditation Center

Generally, Chiang Rai is known for its:

  • Temples
  • Riverfront
  • Waterfalls
  • Monuments
  • Tours
  • Festivals
  • Mountain views
  • Hot springs

How to Get to Chiang Rai and Around the Area

You can fly into the closest airport in Chiang Rai (CEI-Chiang Rai Intl.), located 4.6 mi (7.4 km) from the city centre. Another option is Houayxay (HOE), located 46.2 mi (74.4 km) away.

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