Chiang Mai Average Hostel Costs: Dorm and Private Room Prices

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What is the average price of a hostel in Chiang Mai? Our detailed analysis of the prices of both dorms and private rooms in amazing hostels in Chiang Mai can help you understand how much you might need to spend for your next epic trip. Great for museums, food, nightlife, and historical sights, it's easy to see why Chiang Mai is such a fun destination. Whether you're on a tight budget or traveling by yourself, with a group of friends, or with your family, we've found the best hostels for every type of trip. Here you'll see how we have tabulated the costs of hostels in Chiang Mai by dorm beds, private rooms, price range, amenities, and guest ratings. Read on to find out where you'll find best hostels in Chiang Mai and what they have to offer.


The Top 3 Hostels in Chiang Mai:

  • Dorms from $10, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $12, Rated 100%

  • Dorms from $12, Rated 100%

How much do hostels cost in Chiang Mai?

Dorm Beds Average Price in Hostel
$9
Private Rooms Average Price in Hostel/Guesthouse
$12

Visitors will find a large range of terrific hostel choices when planning a visit to Chiang Mai. The price of a dorm bed or private room in a hostel can vary according to location, type, and amenities. The average price for a dorm bed in a hostel in Chiang Mai (based on data from 117 hostels with dorms) is an affordable $9. Also, the average price for a private room in a hostel or guesthouse in Chiang Mai is $12 (based on data from 120 hostels and guethouses).

The average price of a dorm bed in a hostel for 3 days in Chiang Mai is $27.

The average hostel cost of a dorm bed for one week in Chiang Mai is a surprisingly affordable $62, and the average hostel cost of a dorm bed for two weeks in Chiang Mai is $124 (not including taxes and fees).


  • Dorm: 3 Days
    $27
  • Dorm: One Week
    $62
  • Dorm: Two Weeks
    $124
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How much should I pay to stay in a dorm bed at a hostel in Chiang Mai?

You'll find the range of prices for dorm beds in hostels in Chiang Mai (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel dorm bed prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a dorm bed, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.



(All listed prices are in US Dollars before taxes, and come from a base price that is reported by HostelWorld. Peak season prices can vary significantly, particularly in destinations where seasonal travel fluctuates dramatically.)

How much should I pay to stay in a private room at a hostel in Chiang Mai?

You'll find the range of prices for private rooms in hostels, guesthouses, and other budget hotels in Chiang Mai (per night) displayed below. This chart shows the overall range of hostel private room prices before taxes and fees. If you're trying to figure out how much you should pay for a reservation for a budget-friendly private room, this graph breaks down the costs by price range to give you an idea of what to expect regarding prices in the area.




Prices for the Best Hostels with Dorms in Chiang Mai (Chiang Mai's Top Rated Hostels by Guests)

Looking for the top hostel in Chiang Mai? Below are the best hostels in Chiang Mai with dorm beds according to guest reviews. When looking at the prices of the top 30 hostels (the top 25% based on guest ratings), the average price is surprisingly affordable at $10. Now you can find an amazing hostel in Chiang Mai with your desired amenities in the best neighborhood for your next trip to this fantastic destination.

What are the best hostels with dorm beds in Chiang Mai?

66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%
56/6 Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang
Overall Rating 100%

Prices for the Best Hostels with Private Rooms in Chiang Mai

If you're searching for the best hostel with a private room in Chiang Mai, below are the best hostels and guesthouses in Chiang Mai with private rooms according to ratings and reviews by previous guests. When we look only at the top 31 hostels with private rooms (the top 25%), the average price is just $12 for a private room. So, you can combine the great vibe of a hostel or guesthouse with the privacy of your own room for your next trip.

What are the best hostels with private rooms in Chiang Mai?

427/4 Wichayanon Rd., Chiangmoi Muang
Overall Rating 100%
66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%
56/6 Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang
Overall Rating 100%

What are the best hostels under $10 in Chiang Mai?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $10.

56/6 Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
1/11 Chaiyapoom Road Soi 1
Overall Rating 97%
47/5 Nantaram Road, Wualai, Chiang Mai
Overall Rating 97%
4/5 Nantaram Rd.
Overall Rating 97%

What are the best hostels under $20 in Chiang Mai?

Need to save some cash? Here are the highest rated hostels under $20.

66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%
56/6 Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with Free Breakfast

It's always nice to wake up to a free breakfast, and these hostels and guesthouses provide one. It can be a good wayt to save money, too. At a hostel, breakfast is also a good time to meet up with other traveles to make plans for the day.

66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
152 Charoenrat Road
Overall Rating 99%
88/2-3 Phrapokklao Road
Overall Rating 99%
248/33 Sahasripoom Place
Overall Rating 98%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with a Pool

Everyone loves a pool, and these hostels deliver. A pool can add to the fun vibe of a hostel because it's a place where everyone gathers, so you can meet other travelers while you relax. The average price a hostel with a pool in Chiang Mai is only $9. Check out these great options.

274 Moo 3, Tambon Huai Sai
Overall Rating 100%
227 Tapae Road , Chang khan Sb-district, Mueang C
Overall Rating 97%
11 Wua Lai Road
Overall Rating 96%
4/1 Moon Muang Lane 2, Tambon Phra Sing, Mueang
Overall Rating 94%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with a Restaurant

If you need a quick and convenient meal, having a restaurant or cafe located right in the hostel is always nice. These hostels and guesthouses offer a place to eat.

66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%
274 Moo 3, Tambon Huai Sai
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with a Bar or Nightclub

Looking for a hostel with some nightlife? The hostels below have bars or nightclubs so you can meet up with other travelers and have a great time through the evening. The average price for a hostel with a bar or nightclub in Chiang Mai is just $9. So, kick back and have a great time at one of these terrific options.

56/6 Chaiyapoom Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
274 Moo 3, Tambon Huai Sai
Overall Rating 100%
1/11 Chaiyapoom Road Soi 1
Overall Rating 97%
47/5 Nantaram Road, Wualai, Chiang Mai
Overall Rating 97%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with a Kitchen

One of the biggest benefits to staying in a hostel is the ability to cook your own meals. This way you can save money, eat healthy, and travel longer on a cheaper budget. These hostels offer kitchens so you can cook. Also, the average price of a hostel with a kitchen in Chiang Mai is $9.

427/4 Wichayanon Rd., Chiangmoi Muang
Overall Rating 100%
66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
47/5 Nantaram Road, Wualai, Chiang Mai
Overall Rating 97%

Kid-Friendly Hostels in Chiang Mai

Sometimes you need an affordable place to stay when traveling as a family with children, and hostels can be a fun and affordable option. Here are some terrific family-friendly hostels, so check them out when planning your next family adventure.

246/27 Tunghotel Rd, Watket, Muang
Overall Rating 90%
91/1, M.3. T.Ki Lek, Mae Rim
Overall Rating 0%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with Laundry

If you're traveling for a longer period of time, then eventually you'll want to do some laundry. These hostels offer laundry machines, so plan ahead for your next trip.

427/4 Wichayanon Rd., Chiangmoi Muang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%
274 Moo 3, Tambon Huai Sai
Overall Rating 100%

Hostels in Chiang Mai with Air Conditioning

Air conditioning can be hit or miss, and depending on the local weather you might really need it. But if you do want it, the hostels below offer it, so hopefully you can sleep comfortably. The average price for a hostel with air conditioning is around $9.

427/4 Wichayanon Rd., Chiangmoi Muang
Overall Rating 100%
66/1 Samlarn Rd., Phra Singh, Mueang
Overall Rating 100%
6/11 Nimmanhemin Road
Overall Rating 100%
98/1 Siri Mangkalajarn Road
Overall Rating 100%

What's Nearby

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