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The 7 Best Budget Hotels in Phuket
1. ChillHub Hostel Phuket – Budget
Relaxed budget hostel located a 5-minute walk (400m) from Bangtao Beach and featuring an outdoor pool, shaded patio with hammocks and swings, and common area with free coffee. The mixed and female-only dorms use shared bathrooms and have air conditioning, lockers, and modern wood and concrete finishes.
2. Pineapple Guesthouse – Budget
Located a 6-minute walk (450m) from Karon Beach and within a 5-minute walk of several restaurants and bars, this economical guest house features an on-site café, private guest rooms, and a 10-bed dorm room. All private rooms have air conditioning, refrigerators, and private bathrooms; some private rooms have balconies; and the dorm room is air-conditioned seasonally.
3. Karon Sino House – Budget
Simple and affordable hotel situated a 1-minute walk (110m) from the Karon Temple Market and a 9-minute walk (700m) from Karon Beach. Rooms have private bathrooms, air conditioning, and refrigerators, and the hotel offers car and bike rentals, concierge services, and laundry service for a fee.
4. Shunli Hotel – Budget
Charming, newly remodeled, and good value hotel with a garden, offering breakfast for a fee. Rooms have private bathrooms, air conditioning, and refrigerators, and the hotel is located a 10-minute walk (850m) to the Phuket Trickeye Museum, a 4-minute walk (300m) to the Phuket Weekend Market, and steps from restaurants and cafés.
5. Katanoi Resort – Budget
Set just across the street (70m, 1-minute walk) from the beach, this traditional property offers villas with full kitchens and guest rooms with authentic Thai decor, air conditioning, and refrigerators. Amenities include an outdoor pool, pool bar, restaurant, free parking, 24-hour front desk, and concierge service, and several restaurants are within walking distance.
6. Fishermen’s Harbour Urban Resort – Moderate
Modern resort offering an outdoor pool, spa, kids club, fitness center, restaurant, pool bar, room service, free parking, and shopping mall shuttle service, and located a 3-minute walk (240m) from Malin Plaza and a 10-minute walk (800m) from Patong Beach. All rooms have air conditioning, balconies, and sitting areas, and family suites have bunk beds.
7. Sawasdee Village – Moderate
Luxurious resort (but often with very affordable prices) offering free shuttle service to Kata Beach, which is about 1km away (3-minute drive). There are 3 outdoor pools, a children’s pool, spa, 3 restaurants, bar, gift shop, cooking classes, and warm lush landscape. Guest rooms have air conditioning, coffee makers, minibars, and rainfall shower-heads, and suites feature pool access, walk-in closets, and marble bathrooms.