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Hostel Accomodation in Asia

"A list of Hostel Accomodation and
Other Cheap Accommodation in Asia"

"Hostel Accomodation" was last updated on Sep 29, 2012
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Looking for cheap accommodation in Asia?

This post is aimed at presenting you some of the cheapest accommodations in Asia, and to make it easier for you to find what you're looking for!

Most of these listed hostels and guesthouses are tried and tested by me, the editor of Backpacking Tips

How does this work?

I've divided the hostel accomodation by country. The good news is that I've already written reviews and information about these rooms and dorms.

So please feel free to click on the links to read the reviews.

Note: More and more cheap accommodation options will be posted. This is not a complete list ;-)

Cheap Rooms in Thailand


my house in bangkok
My House Guesthouse: Single room 160 B

This guesthouse is located in Soi Rambuttri, only 5 minutes from Khao san road.

If you're looking for cheap accommodation in Bangkok, many of them are concentrated in Soi Rambuttri and Khao san road area.

My review of My House in Bangkok

Read other reviews of My House on Tripadvisor

Chiang Mai

julie's guesthouse in Chiang mai

Julie's Guesthouse: dorm 80 B

At Julie' Guesthouse you can get some of the cheapest rooms in Chiang Mai.

Information about Julie's Guesthouse

Read reviews of Julie's Guesthouse on Tripadvisor

Ko Phi Phi

The Rock: dorm 300 B, rooms 500-600B

Probably the cheapest accommodation on expensive Ko Phi Phi island. It's only located a couple of minutes from the beach!

Information about The Rock Hostel

Ko Chang Island

Independent Yod: 150 B

Information about Independent Yod

Magic Garden: 250-400 B

Information about Magic Garden on Lonely beach

Read reviews of Magic Garden on Tripadvisor

Oasis: 350-400 B

Information about Oasis on Lonely beach

Ao Nang

Laughing Gecko: 180-900 B

Read reviews of Laughing Gecko on TripAdvisor

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Cheap Rooms in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur

backpackers travellers inn in kuala lumpur
Backpacker's Travellers Inn: Dorm RM 12

Backpacker's Travellers Inn is located in Chinatown - the place for backpackers looking for cheap accommodation.

My review of Backpacker's Travellers Inn

Read reviews of Backpacker's Travellers Inn at TripAdvisor

Oasis guesthouse: Dorm RM 12

Spending two nights on Oasis guesthouse was cheap! And it's conveniently located in Chinatown.

My review of Oasis Guesthouse

Grocer's Inn: RM 15

Information about Grocer's Inn

Read reviews of Grocer's Inn at TripAdvisor


dorms at dragon inn in semporna
Dragon Inn: 20 RM

We stopped by Dragon Inn and checked out the prices!

Information about Dragon Inn

Read reviews of Dragon Inn at TripAdvisor

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Cheap Rooms in Cambodia

Phnom Penh

Top Banana Guesthouse: from $6

Some of the cheapest and social accommodations in Phnom Penh!

Information about Top Banana Guesthouse

Read reviews of Top Banana at TripAdvisor


Chaya Hotel: room from $3

My review of Chaya Hotel

Read what other travelers have to say about Chaya Hotel

Siem Reap

Dead Fish Tower Guesthouse: room $5

In general, it requires more effort to get accommodation in Angkor town for less than $ 5. Siem Reap is much more expensive than other towns in Cambodia, and also the most touristy.

Information about Dead Fish Tower

Read reviews of Dead Fish Guesthouse at TripAdvisor


Utopia: dorm $2

If you want cheap accommodation in Sihanoukville, you should choose the guesthouses near the main road in Serendipity area.

Information about Utopia

Read reviews of Utopia at TripAdvisor

Monkey Republic: dorm $ 3, room $6-10

Information about Monkey Republic

Read reviews of Monkey Republic at TripAdvisor

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Cheap Rooms in Laos


Mixay Guesthouse: dorm $5

Basic rooms at Mixay guesthouse in Vientiane.

If you want budget accommodation, many of them are located around the fountain of Nam Phou.

And some cheap accommodation along Lane Xang Avenue.

Information about Mixay

Read reviews of Mixay Guesthouse at TripAdvisor

Luang Prabang

Boupha Guesthouse: room 60.000 kip

Information about Boupha

Viradesa: dorm $ 1

Information about Viradesa

Vang Vieng

Phoukam guesthouse: 40.000 kip

Review of Phoukam guesthouse

Spicy Lao Backpackers: from 30,000 kip

Information about Spicy Lao Backpackers

Read reviews of Spicy Lao Backpackers at TripAdvisor

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Cheap Rooms in India

Alleppey (Kerala)

Snehadhara homestay: from Rs 400

My review of Snehadhara homestay

Read reviews of Snehadhara at TripAdvisor

Johnson's the Nest: from Rs 400

Information about Johnson's the Nest

Read reviews of Johnson's the Nest at TripAdvisor

Kochi (Kerala)

Ham Dale Inn: from Rs 300

Information about Ham Dale Inn

Adams Old Inn: from Rs 400

Review of Adams Old Inn

Santa Cruz: from Rs 400

Review of Santa Cruz


Maruti guesthouse: from Rs 360

Review of Maruti guesthouse

Read reviews of Maruti Guesthouse at TripAdvisor


Shiva Garden: dorm Rs 250

Review of Shiva Garden

Read reviews of Shiva Garden at TripAdvisor

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Hostel Rooms Articles

Hostelbookers vs. Hostelworld

Which one should you choose? What are the pros and cons?

I've used both engines and in this article I give you a comparison!

Click to read the article!

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