The Best Cheap Hotels in Thailand

Budget-Friendly and Affordable Places to Stay in Thailand

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Planning a trip to Thailand? There's something for everyone to enjoy here. But does Thailand have cheap hotel rooms? Yes it does, and that's not a problem, because we have analyzed the best affordable hotels in Thailand based on price, amenities, location, activities, and guest ratings. And we did all of this so that we could find Thailand's best deals, bargains, and cheap hotels and motels with low prices that offer more than just a bed to sleep on. Whether your an experienced traveler or new to the area, here's how to find cheap rooms in Thailand. As you'll see, you don't have to give up luxuries or comforts to save some money for accommodation, as plenty of these hotels offer nice features and great amenities without breaking the bank. Even a cheap motel might have something nice to offer if you know where to look. After all, saving money on a hotel leaves more room for activities, sightseeing, shopping, and dining out, too. When looking for a bargain hotel, you're probably interested in nice features such as a pool, parking, extra space, free breakfast, and more. Many of these budget-friendly hotels offer these amenities and plenty more, so read on to find out where to stay on a budget in Thailand and how much the best deals actually cost. So here they are, the best low-cost hotels in Thailand so you can sleep cheap!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Shiralea Backpackers Resort

Ko Pha Ngan Town, Thailand
2-star Resort with prices starting at $6 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 58/18 Moo 8, Shiralea Backpackers Resort has great rooms from $6 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 8.70 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, parking, and hiking at this affordable hotel. Nothing says relaxation like having room service delivered. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Child pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Kohchang 7 Guest House

Ko Chang, Thailand
Guest House with prices starting at $7 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • Beach

A great place to stay is Kohchang 7 Guest House which has nice rooms starting at $7. Offering room service, a restaurant, snorkeling, a bar, and breakfast, it also has a great guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 6/2 Moo1 Bailanbay, Kohchang. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, pet-friendly rooms, cooking classes, free parking, and laundry facilities which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. The restaurant serves delicious food, too. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Air-conditioned


Club Bamboo Boutique Resort & Spa

Patong, Thailand
3-star Resort with prices starting at $10 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Terrific Cheap Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

We found Club Bamboo Boutique Resort & Spa to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $10. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.10 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 247/1-8 Nanai Road. You'll also find scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, rooms with kitchens, and rooms with kitchenettes which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly


Lucky Patong Inn

Patong, Thailand
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $8 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Nice Budget Stay
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.

With terrific rooms from $8, Lucky Patong Inn, at 157/2 Nanai Rd. Provides room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, snorkeling, and a bar. Its terrific guest rating is 8.30 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers parking, mountain views, rooms with kitchens, laundry services, and city views. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. And with the ability to cook your own meals in the kitchen, you can save money and time. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Duangjai Residence

Rawai, Thailand
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $11 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Deals in Thailand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Outdoor pool

Duangjai Residence has a great guest rating of 8.60 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving. The great rooms here start at $11 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 59/197, Soi Saiyuan 16, Moo 7, T. Rawai, A. Muang, Phuket. Furthermore, it also offers snorkeling, a bar, mountain views, rooms with kitchens, and laundry services, which is nice for visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this low-cost hotel is a terrific choice. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator


Glur Hostel

Krabi, Thailand
Hostel with prices starting at $9 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Fantastic Bargain in Thailand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
  • Outdoor pool

The great guest rating of Glur Hostel is 8.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, breakfast, rooms with kitchenettes, a free breakfast, and free parking. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $9, and it's located at 591 Moo 2 Soi Ao-nang 11/1 Muang Krabi. We also love the table tennis, laundry facilities, bicycle rental, family rooms, and a tour desk which are great for travelers. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic. The price of this hotel is less than average for budget hotels, which makes it a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchenette
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Family-Friendly


Porter House Beach Hotel

Patong, Thailand
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $10 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Values in Thailand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

A cool place is Porter House Beach Hotel because it has great rooms that start at $10. It has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving, it also earned a great guest rating of 8.20 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at 1 Prabaramee 4, Pa Tong, Kathu. Only a short distance from the city center, budget travelers will especially love snorkeling, a bar, parking, hiking, and child care at this affordable hotel. We love a fun pool bar, and this one is a nice spot to chill and relax by the pool. It's also less than the average price for budget hotels, so it's a great value.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Pak-Up Hostel

Krabi, Thailand
Hostel with prices starting at $7 (before taxes) - See All Prices
One of the Best Inexpensive Hotels in Thailand
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Pak-Up Hostel offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, hiking, and laundry services which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $7 (before taxes). It's located at 87 Utarakit Road, Paknam and has earned a guest rating of 8.90/10. This relaxing hotel is also nice because it offers city views, cooking classes, free parking, a pool table, and evening entertainment which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Air-conditioned
  • Family-Friendly


Patong Princess

Patong, Thailand
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $9 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Great Low Cost Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Outdoor pool

Located at 34/106 Prachanukroh Road Patong Kathu, Patong Princess has great rooms from $9 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and laundry services. It has a terrific 8.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find a child pool, free parking, laundry facilities, a tour desk, and air-conditioning which travelers will love. And this comfortable hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Child pool
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


Breezotel

Patong, Thailand
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $8 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Very Affordable Hotel
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach

A great place to stay is Breezotel which has nice rooms starting at $8. Offering room service, a restaurant, a bar, mountain views, and laundry services, it also has a great guest rating of 8.30 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 162/151-153 Pungmuangsai Kor, T.Patong, Kathu, Phuket. Budget travelers will really like this budget-friendly hotel which also offers city views, free parking, laundry facilities, a tour desk, and air-conditioning. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for budget hotels.

Budget Hotel Amenities
  • Free parking
  • Laundry facilities
  • Beach
  • Budget
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Air-conditioned
  • Refrigerator


For more terrific hotel ideas in Thailand, make sure you also see Best Family-Friendly Hotels in Thailand, Best Beach Hotels in Thailand, Best Luxury Hotels in Thailand, Best Pet-Friendly Hotels in Thailand, Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Thailand, Best Hotels for a Weekend Getaway in Thailand, Best Hotels for One Week in Thailand, Best Hotels for One Night in Thailand, Best Romantic Hotels for Couples in Thailand, Best Adults Only Hotels in Thailand, Best Party Hotels in Thailand, Best Hotels for Scuba Diving in Thailand, or Best Business Hotels in Thailand.


Is it expensive to spend the night in Thailand?

Thailand Average Budget Hotel Price
$63

After analyzing 683 budget hotels in Thailand, we found the average budget hotel price to be a remarkably economical $63. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic budget accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Thailand.

The average prices of our suggested budget hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $156
  • 4-star hotels: $67
  • 3-star hotels: $35
  • 2-star hotels: $18


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