Urban-Bamboo Hostel

Urban-Bamboo Hostel

More creative than most

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All it takes is a glimpse of the sunglass-wearing dog logo attached to slanted sea-green windows to know that Urban-Bamboo Hostel is doing something totally different in Khorat.

Travelfish says:

It’s a tangible example of the youthful energy that increasingly charges through the city -- and straight into an artistic range of rooms.

At street level the property greets you with circular windows carved into redbrick walls, allowing light to flow over the somewhat out-of-place Chinese vases and mother-of-pearl-engraved furniture that adorns the lobby. Each sporting a unique design, the 12 rooms have a more modern and creative attitude. Some come with Impressionist paintings on violet walls while others feature urban street photography placed over black-and-white stripes. One even boasts a full-size basketball hoop that you can slam dunk from the comfort of a bunk bed.

All rooms are equipped with comfy beds, TVs, air-con, free WiFi and ensuite bathrooms with hot-water showers partitioned behind glass. “Studio” rooms come with either a bunk bed or double bed and are on the cramped side, while deluxe editions bag you more space. Breakfast is included in all rates and all rooms are private; there are no dorms in this hostel. Opened in 2016, the place has quickly become popular and advanced reservations are a good idea.

Urban-Bamboo boasts an inviting rooftop chill space with sofas, chairs and views of temple rooftops. Staff speaks some English, renting out bicycles and offering a shared kitchen to guests. The location places you towards the western side of the old quarter, within a 10-minute walk of Ya Mo and Jira train station.

Contact details for Urban-Bamboo Hostel

Address: 111 Soi Vatchrasarid (just north of Mahathai Rd), Nakhon Ratchasima
T: (095) 073 0820 ; (044) 268 800;  
Email: contact@urban-bamboo.com
Web: https://www.urban-bamboo.com
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º6'2.56" E, 14º58'24.68" N
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Room rates: 600B to 1,500B

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 750 baht 750 baht
Deluxe double room 950 baht 950 baht
Family room 2,500 baht 2,500 baht

Reviewed by

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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