At Home Hostel

At Home Hostel

Good choice for backpackers

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At Home Hostel quickly became a go-to backpacker option after opening in late 2015 -- and for good reason.

Travelfish says:

It’s an excellent in-town alternative if you don’t like the idea of being stuck out on Thanarat Road or in the national park.

The two-storey polished concrete and brick building with key-card security doors is located down a side lane across the main road from the night market and within a five-minute walk of the train station and Bangkok bus stops, making it an easy choice for travellers without vehicles. A small six-bed mixed dorm looked shadowy and smelled a bit like sawdust when we passed through, but each bunk comes with a decent mattress, electrical outlet, reading lamp and locker, with a couple of clean shared hot-water bathrooms out in the hall. For an extra 20 baht we’d opt for the less cramped four-bed dorm, also mixed gender, with an attached bathroom. A private double room relying on the shared bathrooms isn’t a bad option, though the priciest deluxe room is worth the 790 baht for additional space, a fridge, LCD TV and spacious ensuite bathroom with partitioned shower. We dug the exposed bricks and funky patterns on the bedspreads.

The young and notably helpful English-speaking owners make the most of limited space by offering cushioned chairs on a common terrace along with a book exchange, small kitchen, laundry facilities and free WiFi. They also organise good-value tours of the national park while suggesting other local attractions that guests might not have heard about. Walk-ins are welcome but the two private rooms are often full.

Contact details for At Home Hostel

Address: Tesaban 18, Pak Chong
T: (081) 490 6601 ; (095) 609 6719;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 101º24'51.97" E, 14º42'14.2" N
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Room rates: Under 600B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dorm air-con
Plus 20 baht for four-bed dorm.
300 baht 300 baht
Dbl air-con share bathroom 640 baht 640 baht
Dbl air-con private bathroom 790 baht 790 baht

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David Luekens first came to Thailand in 2005 when Thai friends from his former home of Burlington, Vermont led him on a life-changing trip. Based in Thailand since 2011, he spends much of his time eating in Bangkok street markets and island hopping the Andaman Sea.

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