The Phi Phi Islands are one of the most popular destinations in the province of Krabi. These islands are easily reached from Phuket and is composed of a group of six islands with the largest being Koh Phi Phi Don and Koh Phi Phi Leh. To many, this place was popularized by Alex Garland’s novel and the movie, The Beach.
Boasting of many palm-fringed white sandy beaches, the Phi Phi Islands are frequented by many for its stunning seascape and picture-perfect beaches. Naturally, over the course of the last few years, the tourism industry has brought about a wide variety of accommodations to stay at. To help you narrow down your choice, here is our list of the best places to stay in Koh Phi Phi for Hotels & Hostels.
- 1 Best Budget Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
- 2 Best Mid Range Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
- 3 Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
- 4 Travel Safety and Transport around Thailand
Best Budget Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
Freedom Hostel @ Phi Phi
Near: 10 mins away from pier
Price Range: $16-21 a night
This modern hostel is quiet, clean, and comfortable. The beds are nice and soft unlike most places here in Thailand. Apart from the comfortable beds, they also have a spacious locker where you can keep your belongings giving you peace of mind. Located about 10 minutes away from the Pier, Freedom Hostel is a great place to stay for those looking for a modern and clean bed during your trip to Phi Phi. (Prices start at $16-21 a night for a dorm room bed)
Paradise Dorm Room
Near: 300 m Ton Sai Bay
Price Range: $7-17 a night
If you are looking for a cheap place to stay while in Koh Phi Phi, look no further. Paradise Dorm Room advertises cheap basic rooms that are perfect for those that want to party and stay right at the center of it all. It’s location is pretty close to bars and restaurants, making it an ideal place to stay. Between the AC rooms, free wifi, water, and coffee, this place is ideal for those on a budget. (Prices start at $7 a night for a dorm and $17 for a double room for two)
Ibiza House Phi Phi
Near: Loh Dalum Bay
Price Range: $14 a night for dorms
The value for this place is unbeatable as you get a nice clean room, plus a pool during your stay. It is quite close to the beach and is ideal to stay in while in Koh Phi Phi. The place regularly throws legendary pool parties so don’t stay here if you want to go to bed early. They have both dorm rooms and villas to stay in so the range of guests is quite diverse. The dorm beds are clean and comfortable and the double rooms are even better! (Prices start at $14 for a dorm bed)
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Best Mid Range Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
Papaya Phi Phi Resort
Near: 700m from Ton Sai Bay
Price Range: $33 a night
Nestled on top of a hill, this beautiful resort has stunning views for a decent price! Be warned that you need to climb steep stairs in order to reach the resort but don’t worry, the view is worth it. The rooms are clean, modern, and have a stunning view of the cliffs and the sea. This is one of our top picks on where to stay in Koh Phi Phi for an unbeatable price! The sunsets from the ocean view rooms are fantastic! (Prices start at $33 for a double room for two)
P.P. Erawan Palms Resort
Near: Laemtong Beach
Price Range: $89 a night
The P.P. Erawan Palms Resort is surrounded by nature right along Phi Phi Island’s Laemtong Beach. The spacious rooms have wood furnishings with Thai décor. The rooms are air-conditioned and have a balcony, minibar, and private bathrooms. There is an onsite restaurant and bar plus an outdoor pool. Guests can relax in lounge chairs at the pool or enjoy a massage as they are poolside. (Prices start at $89 for two people with breakfast)
Phi Phi Cliff Beach Resort
Near: 600 m from Ton Sai Bay
Price Range: $90 a night
This cliffside resort has a stunning infinity pool that is overlooking the ocean. Swimming in the pool with a beer or cocktail in hand as you watch the sunset is one of the best things that you can do in Koh Phi Phi. The rooms are luxurious, the staff are really kind, and best of all, the views here are incredible! This is really one of the best places to stay in the Phi Phi Islands. (Prices start at $90 a night for two people with breakfast)
Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Phi Phi Island
Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort
Near: Phak Nam Bay
Price Range: $159 a night
All of the spacious rooms at the Phi Phi Island Village Beach Resort have solid wood furnishings, air conditioning, and cable television. Each one also has a private balcony with seating. The resort has a private beach and an infinity pool with a bar overlooking the beach Guests can also workout at the fitness center before enjoying a massage or spa treatment at the spa. There are four restaurants in the resort premises, making it the perfect place to sit back and relax. The rooms are stunning but the pool area by the beach is even better! (Prices start at $159 for two people)
Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island
Near: 2 km from Phi Phi Viewpoint
Price Range: $154 a night
The Holiday Inn Resort Phi Phi Island is located on a beautiful beach on the Andaman Sea. The bungalows have a balcony with garden views. There are two pools at the resort as well as a fitness center and a scuba diving school where you can book excursions. Guests can schedule trips around the islands or can go snorkeling and fishing. The rooms here are luxurious and the beach is pretty lush as well. Stay here if you want a quiet and relaxing escape! (Prices start at $154 for two people)
Phi Phi The Beach Resort
Near: Long Beach
Price Range: $170 a night
This hillside resort is set against the beautiful ocean, giving guests the best view of the sea from the comforts of their balconies. The rooms are big and luxurious, boasting of teak wood furniture and a private balcony. From the resort itself, you can go snorkeling or kayaking or simply relax by the sea. Apart from the other amenities, they also offer a buffet breakfast every morning. (Prices start at $170 for two people)
Hopefully, this list has helped you narrow down your choices on where to stay in the Phi Phi Islands. Our list of best places to stay in Koh Phi Phi is based on our personal experiences and the recommendation of others.
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Travel Safety and Transport around Thailand
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If you’re looking for things to do in Phi Phi, check out some of our guides!
- Ultimate Guide to Thailand’s Best Beaches
- Guide to Choosing the Right Thai Islands to Visit
- Ton Sai Beach: Everything You Need to Know
- Best Scuba Diving Sites in Thailand