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The 5 Best Hostels in Yangon

August 30, 2023 - 440 views

For those in search of budget trips to Yangon, especially backpackers, this list of best hostels will help you find the most suitable accommodation at the best price. Enjoy your trip to Yangon with our top 5 hostels to stay in Yangon, Myanmar.

Traveling on a budget to Asia is an easy and convenient way for young or middle travelers. One of the most interesting places in South East Asia that should never miss is Yangon, Myanmar.

Based on our experience in this amazing land, we have put together a list of the best hostels in Yangon you should take a look for your trip. With our information, you can easily have the overall information of the 5 best hostels here and their ideal price for dealing and searching for the best price.

1. Hostel 9 Yangon

  • Location: No. 34, 9th Street, Lanmadaw Township, Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Price range: From USD 6 for a sharing bed per night

Located in the perfect spot, right in the middle of Downtown Yangon, this hostel is ideal for budget travelers to consider. The staffs here are friendly and available 24/7 to support you with your best travel plan, interesting places to visit, local cuisine that should try, and other services at the hotel. The rooms here are comfortable even for a private one or a sharing one with free wifi, city maps, shower (hot or cold), towels, hairdryers, towels, lockers, safety box, etc., and everything else you can find in a 3-star hotel.

Shared room at Hostel9 Yangon

Shared room at Hostel9 Yangon

One of the coolest things about this hostel is their roof-top bar which offers a great opportunity to take an amazing view of Yangon Downtown. You can also chat with many other backpackers here, have some beers, exchange the travel experience and maybe leave your own signature at the stairwell.

2. Little Monkey Hostel

  • Location: No. 76, Sinn o Dan Street, Lathar Township, Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Price range: From USD 6 for a dorm bed per night

The second nice hostel in Yangon to be mentioned is the Little Monkey Hostel. Located right in the center of China town – the center of Yangon, the location is great and convenient for travelers to visit the main attractions like Sule Pagoda, Bogyoke Market, and Night Market, walking distance to Shwe Dagaon Pagoda.

Dorm bed at Little Monkey Hostel

A dorm bed at Little Monkey Hostel

The hostel has several dormitories with good quality mattresses, blankets, and pillows. The hostel also offers rooms and beds for females only and also a private room. The rooms here also offer lamps for reading and a charging attachment.

There are also many other free facilities you can find at this nice hostel: free wifi, breakfast, hot/cold showers, lockers, city maps, etc. the staffs here are also nice and do their work very great with spotless and clean hostel. 

3. Lil Yangon Hostel

Location: No. 102 Lower 39 Street, Kyuaktada Township, Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar

Price range: From USD 4.5 for a dorm bed per night

Considered as one of the best hostels in Yangon for budget travelers, Lil Yangon Hostel is located in the center area and easy to reach the tourist attractions on your own.

A nice and quiet accommodation is what you need during your travel and here you can find it easily. Lil Yangon Hostel has the dorms and rooms at one building and the reception, lounge, bar across the street. You can have a nice sleep here after your long day trip or after the crazy party and avoid all the noises coming from the bars or lounge of the hostel.

Lil Yangon Hostel entrance door

Lil Yangon Hostel entrance door

Dorm bed at Lil Yangon Hostel

Dorm bed at Lil Yangon Hostel

Another plus point of this hostel is that they have each bedroom with a nice thick mattress, nice and clean pillow, mattress, personal lamp and you can spend the whole day on the bed reading news or planning your next trip. Lil Yangon Hostel also provides the customers with other common services like free wifi, breakfast, lockers, A/C, tourist information, and transfer.

4. The BaobaBed Hostel

  • Location: No. 29, 19th Street (Lower Block), Chinatown, Downtown Yangon, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Price range: From USD 9.5 for a dorm bed per night

This lovely hostel just opened in mid-2017 and it is being known by travelers for one of the best hostels in Yangon. BaobaBed Hostel provides customers with a nice, comfortable, and social stay in Yangon. Perfect location in Chinatown and close to Yangon River, markets, pagodas within walking distance, this will be an ideal place for your stay in town.

The excellent staff here will also be available to support you with their advice for tours, tourist attractions, tickets, and transfers during your stay. The breakfast is on the house and also the amazing local tea that should not miss when you stay here. The rooms at this hostel are nice and comfortable with a clean, nice mattress, blanket, pillow, towels. You can also find reading light, lockers, shower, etc. here very conveniently.

The cafe at BaobaBed Hostel

The cafe at BaobaBed Hostel

5. Hood Hostel

  • Location: 225 & 227 36th Street, Upper Block, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Price range: From USD 10 for a dorm bed per night

The last hostel that we would like to introduce to you will be a new hostel with a new experience where you can find the young staff’s spirit and their hospitality. The Hood hostel is located in the heart of Yangon. It is refurbished from an old colonial building with clean, comfortable beds and many convenient facilities for your stay here.

Elegant decor at Hood Hostel

Elegant decor at Hood Hostel

When you stay here in this new hostel, you will find the hospitality of the students and their great hotel skills for customers. Here at this hostel, they provide the youths with their hospitality training course and the youths here learn the social, working skills to encounter with the customers.

The rooms here are new, spotlessly clean, quiet which are suitable for every type of traveler. The beds are comfortably furnished with reading light, blankets,0 and pillows. Not only providing the accommodation, but the hostel also runs some environmental protection campaigns which raise the awareness of the people around here about the environmental pollution. These campaigns are operated by the young staff at the hotel and the customers here can also join to help the locals to protect the environment.

Hope the list of the 5 best hostels in Yangon, Myanmar could help you to find the most favorable and suitable hostel for your trip in Myanmar.

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