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Koh Tao Central Hostel

9/21 Moo 2, Mae Haad, Koh Tao


Koh Tao Central Hostel is located in Mae Haad just 50 meters from the beach and piers and 10 minutes’ walk from Sairee Beach. No taxi is needed when you arrive!
We offer 24 hour air-conditioning, common area with a PS3, hot showers, complimentary coffee, WIFI, island discounts and much more. Partition walls & black out curtains are included on each bed and are designed with your privacy and comfort in mind. Each bed is equipped with a reading light and socket for charging phones/ laptops etc.
We have a quiet indoor common area, two balconies and an outside deck with cushions. Across the street there is Reef Sports Bar & Restaurant (same owner) where the pool table is free for guests, board games and a small travel library.
A 10% discount is available at Reef Sports Bar & Restaurant for our hostel guests.
Secure lockable lockers are provided for personal belongings as well as 24 hour CCTV security.
The hostel reception is located inside Island Travel agency right next door to the hostel. Check-in: from 12 noon (subject to house cleaning) check-out: 11am.
Evening arrivals are welcome, reception is open until 8pm to meet the last inbound ferries. Late check-outs will be charged for an additional night. Payment is due upon arrival by cash or credit card (Visa/ Mastercard). Smoking is strictly prohibited in all in-house areas. The reception is located in Island Travel Agency (the shop right next door). Reception is open 8:45am – 8pm daily.


  • Air Conditioning
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • PlayStation
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included



Traveler Reviews

“Great place!”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on December 29, 2019

This is very good place to stay in Koh Tao. The location is just perfect, 2 min walking distance from the pier. In the common area there is coffe, tea, bananas and sweets available all the time. Wifi...

“Friendly Hostel and Great Location”

Rating: 5 Reviewed on September 18, 2019

Loved staying here! The hosts were extremely friendly, gave us a free bicycle tour and offered us to use the bikes after. The free breakfast was fantastic as well. The hostel was also clean, close to...

“Very Good Stay”

Rating: 4 Reviewed on August 09, 2019

As 3 lads wanting to do a diving course in Koh Tao, this hostel provided everything we needed. Positives - room was clean, staff were friendly and atmosphere was light meaning we could sleep...


Directions to Koh Tao Central Hostel from the main piers (Mae Haad) If you arrive by Songserm, Lomprayah, car ferry or nightboat you turn to the left as you disembark from the ferry then turn right at Cafe del Sol/safety stop, walk up the road 30 metres and the hostel is on the left hand side directly opposite Reef Bar. If you arrive by Seatran you simply walk straight up the road in front of you 50 metres and the hostel is on the left hand side directly opposite Reef Sports Bar & Restaurant.


Free Cancellation with over 24 hours advance notice given to us by email/ phone or Facebook message.

No Pets
Minimum age is 18 years old
Our reception closes at 9pm so check in must be before then please