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Located in the Old Town area of Chiang Mai, The Common Hostel offers both private and dormitory rooms with free WiFi in all area. Sunday Walking Street is 500 metres from the property. Rooms here are air-conditioned and feature necessary facilities. Each bunk bed is equipped with a private locker and a personal reading light. The shared bathrooms come with a hairdryer and free toiletries. The private rooms are fitted with a television and an en suite bathroom. Microwaves and a food vending machine are available at the common area. Staff are available for 24 hours at the front desk. Personal safety deposit boxes and motorbike parking space are provided. Several local restaurants and attractions are easily reachable. Complimentary bottles of water, coffee and tea facilities can be enjoy throughout the day. Wat Phra Singh and Wat Lok Moli are 500 metres from The Common Hostel, while Suan Dok Gate is a 15-minute walk away. The nearest airport is Chiang Mai International Airport, 4.5 km from the property.

This is our guests' favourite part of Chiang Mai, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

The Common Hostel has been welcoming guests since 7 Oct 2016.

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of Chiang Mai, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

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Room type
1 extra-large double bed
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Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.
Travel Sustainable Level 2
This property has told us they’re making considerable investments and efforts towards sustainability by taking steps that can have environmental and social impact. We’ve worked with experts including Travalyst and Sustainalize to create the Travel Sustainable programme – making it easier for you to experience the world more sustainably.
Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
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  • Katharina
    The location of the hostel is great. There are amazing restaurants just around the corner and you can easily reach other (sight seeing) destinations via Grab or scooter. The dorms and amenities are very clean and the beds super comfortable with...
  • Samir
    Free water & breakfast was a nice touch. Staff very friendly. Cheap laundry service available. Thanks 😄
  • Luis
    Very clean, Friendly staff, the have water, coffee and tea all day long
  • Constanze
    Staff was very friendly, free coffee and tee, good breakfast!
  • Yukie
    Very clean and well organized! The staffs were helpful too. Every morning you can enjoy either western style or Thai style breakfast. I enjoyed the stay there.
  • Jordan
    Staff were very helpful and kind. The whole place is very well kept! Very nice hangout area.
  • Andrea
    Centrally located, lovely staff and it had a very good vibe (boutique hotel vibes). Breakfast was simple but plentiful.
  • Alice
    United KingdomUnited Kingdom
    Location was really good, and the dorms quite spacious. The common bathrooms were always very cleaned, a lot of staff I have appreciated this a lot. Nice breakfast complimentary, with always eggs and fruit and a rice option.
  • Yeimy
    Excellent, it has everything you need to stay quietly. The staff is wonderful Thank you very much
  • Diribas
    Nice and friendly service Price Breakfast Clean Not a Party Hostel

Property questions and answers
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  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes, you do. But you can always rent them in the reception for 100 THB. We return the money when we receive the lock.
    Answered on 24 October 2019
  • Hi My flight will reach Chiang Mai airport at 11 PM , Is there a way I can Check In when I reach ? Thank you

    Our hostel is open 24/7 so you can come and check in anytime you want You can find red cars and ChiangMai public transportation just outside the airpo..
    Answered on 7 July 2022
  • Can I use my own sleeping bag?

    Answered on 11 November 2019
  • What time is breakfast?

    Our breakfast is served from 7 am-10 am.
    Answered on 4 October 2022
  • I will be arriving in Chiang Mai between 2-3am tonight. Will I still be able to check in?

    Don't worry. We have 24 hours reception, so you can come and check in anytime, just give us a heads up.
    Answered on 4 October 2022
  • Do you still need a proof of full Covid-19 vaccination, a recent valid negative coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of coronavirus recovery now that..

    Now we do not need proof of covid-19 and the covid-19 situation here is back to normal for now hope this help.
    Answered on 27 January 2023
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Facilities of The Common Hostel
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Terrace
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Bingo
  • Live music/performance
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Evening entertainment
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
  • Darts
  • Table tennis
  • Games room
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/check-out
Entertainment and family services
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Adult only
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Public Bath
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Thai
  • Chinese

House rules

The Common Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 00:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in


From 05:00 to 11:00



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Cash The Common Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please be informed that children aged under 18 years cannot be accommodated at this property.

Guests with different booking numbers can stay in the same dormitory room by informing the property directly prior to arrival.

Please note that all floors are accessible by stairs only.

Please note that some of the dormitory rooms are not located on the same floor as shower rooms and toilets. If you prefer to stay on the floor that comes with shower rooms and toilets, please kindly contact the property directly. Contact information can be found on the booking confirmation.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property can only accept bookings from essential workers/permitted travellers, during dates where such guidelines exist. Reasonable evidence must be provided on arrival. If it isn't provided, your booking will be cancelled on arrival.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.

It is not possible to stay at this property for Coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests need to meet one or more requirements to stay in this property: proof of full Coronavirus (Covid-19) vaccination, a recent valid negative Coronavirus PCR test, or recent proof of Coronavirus recovery.

FAQs about The Common Hostel

  • The prices at The Common Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • The Common Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Games room
    • Table tennis
    • Darts
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Bingo
    • Movie nights
    • Public Bath
    • Live music/performance

  • The Common Hostel is 450 yards from the centre of Chiang Mai. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at The Common Hostel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental

  • Check-in at The Common Hostel is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.