The Top 11 Of Flashpackerhostels In Asia

1. Downtown Hanoi Backpackers’ Hostel at Hanoi, Vietnam – There is much to do and see in oriental Vietnam, along the Halong Bay if you were to experience the Castaways Island Tour trip or step into the gem of Mai Chau. Catch all the fun at the Downtown Hanoi Backpackers’ Hostel as it hosts free pub crawls and it leave right from the heart of the bar to the best nightlife spots in town. The place is clean and decked to bean bags and couches which sprawls in front of the big screen TV. This neighbourhood known as Hanoi’s Old Quarter sits close Downtown Hanoi Backpackers’ Hostel. Most of Hanoi’s main attractions are within walking distance from the hostel. www.vietnambackpackershostels.com.

2. The Mad Monkey – Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Kampot – This hostel chain has everything right, a socially responsible business model, great music, rooftop bars at every hostel, great tour options and a great atmosphere. Rated as the number one in Cambodia by Trip Advisor, Hostel World and by South East Asian Backpacker Magazine, if you are going to Cambodia you simply must stay at this flash packers heaven. www.madmonkeyhostels.com.

3. Bed Station Hostel, Bangkok, Thailand – This hostel is uniquely located to a slow 2 minute walk from Ratchatewi BTS Sky Train Station. Bed Station Hostel in Bangkok places you close to where the big technology centres are Pantip Plaza and to the various discount fashion shopping malls. Pratunam Plaza, Co-Co Walk is also 10 minutes walk away from Siam Square. The Hostel offers a relaxing ambience where you can watch TV, DVDs, a place where you can grab some grub from the café and its free of charge too. It has large bathrooms to hot showers overlooking the city of Bangkok.

4. Village House, Mount Santubong, Sarawak Malaysia – The Village House getaway is located at the heart of Mount Suntabong National Park and it is simply an hours drive from Sarawak’s capital Kuching. It has all the luxuries of private rooms, suites and dormitory styles known for the flashpackers, yet it priced affordably to pretty natural surroundings. The Village House is complete with a swimming pool and has stunning mountain views. It also has a library, a TV room, a nice restaurant serving tasty food called Flying Frog Bar. The Village House is a resplendent heaven for nature lovers. Close to the Kuching wetlands you will see a variety of tropical birds and other exotic creatures. Treat yourself like a VIP and indulge in the moment at Village House.

5. Z Hostel Manila Philippines – The Z Hostel Manila is the only modern and trendy Z Hostel in downtown Makati that seizes 5 city views in Manila from its rooftop bar and lounge at the 7th Floor. This place epitomises the concept of luxury, a hybrid between a hotel and a hostel but yet on a backpackers budget. With common areas for one to rest, this hostel showcases a cafe, the game room, a mezzanine sitting area, a deck side roof deck, and comfy theatre, all at affordable rate.

6. FRENDZ RESORT in Boracay, Philippines – The island of Boracay has attracted some of the coolest DJs on the planet known to backpackers. It has over four kilometres of beach, mainly lined with bars and cheap beers. A nice paradise to recoup and party to live music, cheap beers and some interesting eats at the hostel Frendz Resort in Boracay

7. Gili Hostel Trawangan, Indonesia – Despite being a relatively traditional country, GiliTrawangan is known as the largest of the Gili Island archipelago. It is mainly known for as a place where cops don’t travel to and it has parties to a relaxing cool atmosphere and their rooftop bar is notoriously loved by backpackers as a favourite warm-up place and its friendly island folks.

8. KayunHostel Downtown Kuta, Bali – The hostel sees a perfect sunset fit for the backpackers after a tiring day of walking. Kuta is also a perfect place for parties. There is no shotage of food and bites and some cool night clubs featuring dance and electro beats. The bars offer live music and chill out drinks.

9. Sleepy Gecko Hostel Hoi An, Vietnam is located only a 10 minute walk away from the intrinsic UNESCO World Heritage listed city of Hoi An. Just rest your weary self at this gorgeous town at the Sleepy Gecko Hostel with all its comforts and joys. Cam Nam Island is across the bridge too. This ancient city has all the known amenieties to make you feel right at home even though you may feel a world away from the tourist hot spots.

10.Bodega Phuket – Another amazing hostel which is a must for any backpacker and a favourite award winning backpacker lodge too that has been rated by the Hostelworld traveller. It has a nice vive, great café music and an amazing gallery in the heart of Patongitself which is about 5 to 10 minutes away. The place has a great beach and a nightlife that is simply amazing.

11. Syok Hostel Penang Malaysia is known for being a fairly large hostel in Penang. It is located in the heart of LebuhChulia in Penang. It is commonly knows for its flashpacker hotel and has interesting place of visit and excellent nyonya and local varieties of food. Syok hostel prizes itself to six and eight bed dorms, a large locker that can fit the biggest of backpacks too. The areas sees so much night activity and has great bars and night chill out restaurants nearby.

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply