Location rating score
"Good location, very quick and easy to get to the beach (five minutes drive, probably 15 minute walk) loads of bars, restaurants and 7/11s around."
830 meters to the beach
Located in heart of Koh Samui
|Value for money||8.5|
|Nearest airport||Samui Airport (USM)|
|Distance to airport||3.5 km|
Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee.
Samui Hostel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 11 USD. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hostel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Samui Hostel also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hostel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Samui Hostel has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Koh Samui with private transportation, the hostel can arrange both taxis or car rental.
Samui Hostel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.
"Friendly helpful staff, clean rooms, not a bad word to say about this hotel :)"
March 6, 2018
"Clean guesthouse, friendly staff and very good location, close to everything"
January 4, 2019
"The staff was so lovely and helpful, always so welcoming and social."
January 16, 2020
Conveniently located in Samui, Samui Hostel is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. The city center is merely away and the airport can be reached within 15 minutes. No less exceptional is the hotel's easy access to the city's myriad attractions and landmarks, such as The Samui Institute of Thai Culinary Arts, Petch Bancha Samui Boxing Stadium, Superpro Samui Muay Thai Camp.
At Samui Hostel, the excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, convenience store, daily housekeeping, Wi-Fi in public areas, car park.
Step into one of 26 inviting rooms and escape the stresses of the day with a wide range of amenities such as internet access – wireless, internet access – wireless (complimentary), non smoking rooms, air conditioning, desk which can be found in some rooms. Besides, the hotel's host of recreational offerings ensures you have plenty to do during your stay. Samui Hostel is your one-stop destination for quality hotel accommodations in Samui.
"The staff at this place as so so friendly and go out of thei..."
February 7, 2018
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
|Guest's age||Extra bed|
Children 0-3 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Guests 4 years and older are considered as adults
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.
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I like Samui hostel because I felt like home. The owner was really friendly and kind with me. I arrived early but nobody had checked out so she took care of my bags while I was spending sometime outside. They have a lounge area where everybody can eat, drink, talk and charge their phones. WiFi is good in the lounge area and but in the room were fair enough. I would love to go back to Samui !
I wanna a warm shower after one busy day”
The overall staying experience at Samui Hostel is good. The convenient location is the most important point that I want to mention--it just locates near the Chaweng Beach and many shops and restaurant. Waitress do the cleaning everyday and they are nice people. The only thing I may have a complaint about is the water providing system in the room, especially the bath. There's really no warm water in the room, I can never have a warm shower during the 5 days stay at the hostel. I feel a bit disappointed with this. And looking forward to your development of the shower system.
Best staff ever!!!”
Before I go to details, GREAT STAFF that made an honest mistake and rectified it immediately. Our room was booked out to someone else as we arrived late :( . However the owner put us up at another accommodation with a pool at his own cost (a little further out) dropped us off and took us for dinner that night. He then picked us up the next day to continue our stay back at Samui Hostel. It was NY eve and the family that runs the joint often invited us to drink with them....Thanks guys!!
I really enjoyed my stay here. Showers were warm and the room was spotless. It was cleaned everyday. However my friends plug exploded in the wall and we had to change room. The woman in charge had very little English so it was hard to talk to her. I would definitely recommend hostel samui, best hostel in Thailand so far! :-)
Ok hostel in sad neigbourhood”
Our room was huge with a private bathroom and A/C for a very good price. But the hostel in itself is a bit old and not very clean. We chose to be in a hostel to meet people but we did not see any common area which was a little fast. If you don't already know Koh Samui, check carefully the beaches and the neighbourhoods. You probably to want to stay in Chaweng, the beach is not very nice and very noisy and crowded, the restaurants are for tourists only and serve very poor quality food.
Had a great stay at Samui Hostel, I was a bit worried due to some of the bad reviews I've read which tbh I think are rubbish. Everything was clean had an a/c room which was great. The people I met were the best and the communal area is such a laugh - literally a non stop party! I loved it. Is a bit of a walk from Ark Bar etc but that is reflected in the price. I would definitely recommend staying here - ignore all the bad reviews! Staff on reception were also very friendly and helpful.
Clean, great service and location”
Me and my partner had a great stay at Samui hostel! The service is outstanding and the place is really nice and clean. And cheap too! We had the standard double room.
The staff are lovely and friendly. They fixed the toilet the same day it broke. Dorms are a decent size and pretty clean. We didn't enjoy Koh Samui very much though. A lot of package tourists and cheese sales men.
For the money, this place is a great stay. ”
As long as you're okay with walking, this place is good. We were up on the fourth floor in an ac room that had 8 bunks and its own bathroom. The beds and pillows are extremely nice, but our blankets were like oversized towels-a little scratchy. You get your own locker with a lock and key. You do have to do a lot of walking. The beach is about a 5-10 min walk and bars, like the Green Mango and Ark bar, were around 30 min. Our group was perfectly okay with this. We had a great time and will probably stay here every time we go to Samui.
Best value for your money on a budget”
Great place to stay if you want to be in Chaweng near the beach. The price was awesome, the staff were friendly and went out of their way to help in any way that they could, and the rooms were nicer than your average hostel in Thaliand. No complaints, definitely worth checking out.
Awesome hostel - will stay again !”
Beat hostel I've stayed so far- staff were helpful friendly and cleaned room every mornig without fail - providing loo roll ammeneties etc. Beds/rooms were clean comfortable with safety deposit boxes at end of each bed - we had balcony too. Excellent location in the chaweng beach area - but 20min walk from major clubs so not noisy in evening. Shower was tempremental but when it worked it was hot and powerful
Great location great value clean ”
Supposed to stay here 1 day, stayed 3. Amazing for your price and way out did my expectation. Fan room has multiple fans, it is warm but skeepable. Electrical outlet by bedside with lamp. Place was clean, bathrooms could use a bit of updating but clean with toilet paper. Common area was awesome for meeting people, some people smoke in it but that's thailand. 2 minutes walk from the beach and 711, 5 minutes walk to the markets. 150 bhat from pier took around 45 minutes due to traffic. Can book excursions through hostel. Highly recommend.
Firstly I would like to thank the staff as they were absolutely great. I believe it was run by mother and daughter and both were so friendly. The room is nice and HUGE bed, and decent shower facilities. Great location short walk to chaweng beach. Really have no complaints even booked our transfer through the hotel and had no problems at all Thank you very much
better than most hostels you could stay in Samui Hostel meets all the general needs you would want, close to the beach, nice staff, decent location, the room was a good size, we did have mould on the ceiling of the bathroom which you could definitely smell however you get what you pay for i guess. overall it was a comfortable stay.
Comfortable bed! Friendly staff and great service! I would definitely stay here again if I come back to samui
I had a lovely time at samui hostel , location was good just few minutes walk to the beach , girl at the reception was very nice and helpful , they clean the bathroom everyday , bed was very comfortable ,
good value hostel near beach”
It was an OK hostel and cheap dorm rooms. Would stay again if traveled solo to Samui.
Clean and comfortable for price”
The building is clean and the staff are friendly. It seemed like there was already sand in my bed when I got there but hey... it’s walking distance to some great food and a free beach (just ask the staff or some shopkeepers where to go). The area itself has a lot to be desired. Noisy and dirty. There’s lots of construction going on, dogs barking late through the night, and the perpetual sound of the annoying Muay Thai advertisement trucks blaring down the street until nearly midnight. I liked it but might try a different beach on Samui next time.
Empty hostel but good value for the money ”
I tried the expenssive hostel at chaweng and i didnt like it this hostel is way cheaper but it was great .
its very clean ”
it was my first Hostel experience and if i go to samui again i would definatelly stay there