Asian Hostels

Burmese Accommodation is expensive for Asia and for what you get. Keeping that in mind I think I did well with all the picks in this list. I certainly enjoyed my stays at each establishment.
CityHostelsPrice at Time of StayRatingProsConsDate of VisitBooking link
MandalayThe Royal GuesthouseSingle Room: About 14 CAD 8.0/10Great Location in Central Mandalay. Clean and safe.You could not book online when I was there. Rooms can get warm.March 24 2014Royal Guest House
HsipawNam Khae Mao Guest HouseTwin room: 12 CAD8.0/10Good Location, Spacious Rooms, Friendly StaffNot very many travellers while I was there.March 28th 2014Nam Khae Mao Guest House
Nyung Shwe (Inle Lake)Remember InnDouble Room: 20 CAD8.0/10Spacious Rooms, Great breakfast on the rooftop, Friendly Staff, Surprisingly Social.A little ways from the jetty to the lake. April 1st 2014Remember Inn
YangonHumble Footprints Hotel & Hostel4 Bed Dorm with AC : 14 CAD8.5/10Friendly Staff, Very comfortable dorms, good social areas, nice rooftop.Not the greatest location.April 4th 2014Humble Footprints
I had too little time In Cambodia. I hope to go back, but that's likely 4 years away. All that said I can whole heartedly recommend both hostels I stayed in.
CityHostelPrice at time of BookingRatingProsConsDate of VisitBooking link
Phnom PhenHostel Nomads6 Bed Dorm : 7.00 CAD8.5/10Great air conditioning, friendly
British owner, excellent location.
The social area is a little small. March 5th 2014Hostel Nomads
Siem ReapThe Siem Reap Hostel6 Bed Dorm : 10 CAD8.5/10All the Facilities in the World. Pool, super comfortable beds, restaurant and bar downstairs, screening room, and tons of social areas. Tours seem very slightly over priced. Not much right near the hostel of interest.March 9th 2014The Siem Reap Hostel
India, much like Nepal, has a lower standard of comfort and cleanliness than Europe. Of course with that comes lower prices. I had great times in these hostels and guesthouses. I hope you do too.
CityHostel Price at time of booking.RatingProsConsDate of VisitBooking Link
AgraFriends Paying Guest HouseSingle Room with Private Bathroom: 7.00 CAD9/10Comfortable Room, Nice small restaurant, friendly staff, very good location walking distance to the Taj Mahal, surprisingly social atmosphere.Hot showers are only upstairs. December 24th 2013Friends Paying Guesthouse
MumbaiTraveller's Inn3 Bed Dorm - 10 CAD8/10Great location in fort. Very comfortable Dorms. Good staff and information to explore Mumbai. So many great restaurants nearby.Not much of a social area.December 8th 2014Traveller's Inn
Sawai MadhopurHotel City HeartDouble Room with Private Bathroom: 20 CAD7.5/10Comfortable room. Good base for Safari's. Decent restaurant in the hotel.Expensive. Wifi not working during my stay. December 20th 2014Hotel City Heart
UdaipurMewargarh PalacePrivate Single Room (Shared Bathroom) : 4.50 CAD9/10Greast Rooftop patio and restaurant. Friendly family run Establishment. Comfortable room, and good location.Not that social. Up on top of a hill in the city.December 13th 2014Mewargarh Palace
VaranasiRam Bhawan Residency (Kautilya Society)4 Bed Dorm including Breakfast and Lunch : 7 CAD10/10Incredible place. Real homemad Indian meals. Incredible staff and atmosphere. out of this world rooftop over looking the Ganges. To top it all off a much needed charitable organization. Stay here!Nothing30th December 2013Ram Bhawan Residency
I got sick in Indonesia, so i did not see as much as I would have like. That said the care I was shown in some of these hostels, by both staff and guests, tells me they'd be be good places to stay.
CityHostelPrice at Time of BookingRatingsProsConsDate of VisitBooking Link
Gili Air7 Seas Backpacker and Cottages.4 Bed Dorm- 6.50 CAD8.5/10Great location right near the beach. Free Pool,working wifi.The dorms can get a little hot with just a fan.April 20th 20147 Seas Backpacker
UbudThe Happy Mango Tree6 Bed Dorm - 9.00 CAD7.5/10Nice Staff and Good Common Areas. Tasty Italian Restaurant up the streetBeds are too soft and creaky.April 17th 2014Happy Mango Tree
YogyakartaVenezia Garden8 Bed Dorm - 9.00 CAD8.5/10Nice staff, and great social atmosphere. Comfortable Beds and Clean Bathrooms. Good Location and nice Garden.Offered tours seemed a little expensive.April 9th 2014Venezia Garden
Nepal is an amazing country. The standard of comfort and cleanliness here is lower than in Europe. That said these three hostels/guesthouses did a good job.
CityHostelsPrice at time of VisitRatingProsConsDate of VisitBooking Site
KatmandhuAlobar 10006 bed dorm- 4.50 CAD7.5/10Great Social atmosphere with rooftop restaurant and chill space. Right at the edge of Thamel neighbourhood. Close to Royal Palace and where buses leave.Hard beds, and a lot of drugs abound. (This could be a pro depending on your point of view)November 8th 2013Alobar 1000
PokharaKarma Guest HouseTwin Room- 4.00 Cad9/10Great Host family, especially Chandra. Great location just removed from the main street. Amazing views from the balcony. A very social atmosphere despite private rooms.The doors lock around midnight so not a place to party.November 11thKarma Guest House
ChitwanTiger Residency ResortAll inclusive Package covering Meals, activities, and accommodation in a double room 25 CAD8/10Spacious Rooms, Decent restaurant and great guided activities.Not in the actual National park. A little walk from town too.November 25thTiger Residency Resort
A list of all the hostels I enjoyed while traveling in Thailand. If it made it on this list, I had a good time there.
CityHostelPrice at time of visitRatingProsConsDate of visitBooking Link
BangkokU-Baan Guesthouse6 Bed Dorm - 8.50 CAD9/10Great host Joy will make you feel at home. Great location near the sky train in a authentic thai neighbourhood. Try the meat man on the corner.Not much to say. A distance from party's on Khao San Road if that's what you're after.January 25th 2014U-Baan Guesthouse
Chiang MaiMojito Garden6 Bed Dorm - 4 CAD7.5/10Good location in the center of town. Cool Garden. comfortable Beds. Cheap.Mosquitoes in the garden and occasionally the dorms. It can be load in the dorms if people talk in the garden.January 27th 2014Mojito Garden
Chiang RaiFUN-D Hostel8 Bed Dorm - 11 CAD8/10Modern Europeean style Hostel. Great facilities with a restaurant downstairs. It was almost empty when I was there.February 4th 2014FUN-D Hostel
Koh Chang (Bang Boa)Cliff CottagePrivate Bungalow with Ocean View- 13 CAD9/10Great rustic bungalows with ocean view. Terrific restaurant on the property. Beautiful swimming and snorkelling options.A short walk from town, but nothing serious.January 9th 2014Cliff Cottage
Koh MaakGreen View ResortPrivate Bungalow with Ocean View- 17 CAD 8/10Nice Bungalows. Beautiful Setting and View. Good restaurant.Hard beds, and no swimming at the beach. On the more isolated side of the island.January 16th 2014Green View Resort
PaiDarling View Point Bungalows6 Person Dorm - 7 CAD8/10Friendly host with great social atmosphere and excellent location just outside the village. Stunning views.Can get to loud with partiers. The dorms just have mattresses on the floor, though they are quite comfortable.1st of February 2014Darling Bungalows

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