Cheap beachfront hotels in Thailand

Thailand is a popular vacation spot for travellers from all over the world thanks to its beautiful beaches with soft sand and crystal clear waters. And when we go on beach vacations, an ideal stay is one by the seaside with a perfect view – sadly, these hotels can be quite the wallet snatchers.

But don’t worry; we’ve gathered 9 cheap beachfront hotels in Thailand that start from just ~USD29 per night for the ultimate weekend getaway that won’t burn a hole in your pocket.

Note: Prices may vary depending on seasons and promotions.

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1. The Boathouse (Chonburi) – artsy fisherman’s village 

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Simply appreciate the view from this beautiful outdoor bed
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Price: from ฿900 (~USD29.68)/night

A perfect little hideout for holiday goers, The Boathouse is a colourful guesthouse with an artsy ambience in a fisherman’s village in Chonburi.

From its common area to guest rooms, the hotel’s vibrant decor makes them stand out against the tropical beach backdrop.

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Carribean vibes, anyone?
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Fishermen’s houses and boats line both sides of the guesthouses, and you’ll get to observe a local way of life very closely. Oh and don’t worry about it getting too noisy, because this place is far from crowded tourist areas and main roads. 

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Take a foamy bath while looking out into the sunset
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For solo travellers, the Mini Seaview room (฿900, ~USD29.68) with a shared bathroom is perfect for you. If you’re looking for something to enjoy with a special someone, then go for the Seaview Vintage room (฿2,000, ~USD65.96) that has a king-size bed and bathtub looking out into the village.

Due to huge demand, do book a room 4-5 months prior your trip for better chances of getting a room of your choice.

The Boathouse
Address: 21 Moo 5, Bang Sare Ban Bang Sare, Chonburi 20250
Telephone: +66 8 4900 3702
The Boathouse website | Google Maps

2. Anyavee Krabi Beach Resort – southern bamboo huts

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The mosquito nets are provided
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Price: from ฿1,200 (~USD39.58)/night

Book a room at Krabi’s Anyavee Krabi Beach Resort – previously known as “Bann Chom Le” – and experience a southern style bamboo hut with a beautiful view of the Andaman Ocean.

The bungalow is mostly made of bamboo trees, from the walls to its ceilings. The bamboo accents add a nice rustic vibe to an otherwise humble hut. 

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There is a swimming pool to enjoy too
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Both the Bungalow Double Room and Bungalow Twin Room are ฿1,200 (~USD39.58) per night, with the only difference between the two being that the first one has a king-size bed while the latter offers 2 single beds. 

You can also top up ฿250 (~USD8.25) for a continental breakfast to enjoy in the morning.

Anyavee Krabi Beach Resort
Address: 84/9 Moo 3, Nongthale (Klong Muang), Muang Krabi, Krabi 81000
Telephone: +66 6 3879 2642
Anyavee Krabi Beach Resort website | Google Maps

3.The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club (Koh Samui) – Miami-style getaway

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Cute inflatable toys are provided by the hotel
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Price: from ฿1,213 (~USD39.96)/night

You don’t have to fly all the way to Miami to stay in a sleek beach house because The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club has that covered for you.   

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The pool bar opens till evening, so you can enjoy the sunset with drinks
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Spend your day floating in the pool while sipping on a drink from a bar that you can swim to – like, literally. Plus, you’ll be admiring Koh Samui‘s gorgeous waters, so get ready to be mesmerised.

Stay at The Privilege Garden Wing (฿1,213, ~USD39.96), a garden hut that’s got really cool wall accents on it. Reminds us of ancient cave paintings!

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If you’re willing to increase the budget for a sea view, Deluxe Sea View (฿2,123 ~USD69.94) is a nice option. And for those who are feeling a little extra and want to have a pool right by your doorstep, go for a Beach Front Pool Villa (฿4,879 ~USD160.73) which has 2 bedrooms for 4 people.

All rates include daily breakfast.

The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club
Address: 5/1 Moo 4, Bangrak Beach, Bophut, Koh Samui, Surat Thani 84320
Telephone: +66-77-954-094
The Privilege Hotel Ezra Beach Club Facebook page | Google Maps

4. Rabbit Resort (Pattaya) – quaint countryside cottage

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Price: from ฿1,870 (~USD61.60)/night

Rabbit Resort is where you will find yourself in an English-style garden with little cottages that sit right next to a tropical beach.

While the common areas like the reception house and garden give off more of a countryside atmosphere, the guest rooms have a glimpse of traditional Thai spirit to them. 

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The Silver Forest Room
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Although the hotel is located close to the beach road, all the trees in the garden will likely filter unpleasant noises for you.

Beachfront Hotel Thailand The pavement leads from the resort to the beach
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Book the Silver Forest Room (฿1,870, ~USD61.60) that is perfect for 2 people, or get the Silver Antique Room (฿2,125, ~USD70.00) that comes with 1 king-size bed and 1 queen-size bed if you come in as a group of 4.

Good news is if you’re booking directly via the hotel’s website, you’ll get free all-you-can-eat breakfast.

Rabbit Resort
Address: 318/84 Moo 12, Soi Dongtan Police Station, Jomtien, Banglamung, Pattaya 20150
Telephone: +66 3 825 1731
Rabbit Resort website | Google Maps

5. Anyavee Tubkaek Beach Resort (Krabi) – Mediterranean style resort

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Looking from the resort, your eyes will meet a series of islands ahead, which is one of the rarest views you can get from any beachfront hotels
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Price: from ฿2,138 (~USD70.43)/night

Anyavee Tubkaek Beach Resort stands out with its unique architecture and decorations which combine Thai traditional art styles with some Middle Eastern flair – the resort almost looks like it could be in Morocco.

Beachfront Hotel Thailand The stencilled partition features southern Thai Muslim art
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If you’re craving for some adventurous activities like kayaking in the ocean or snorkelling at Phi Phi Island, you can contact the hotel’s receptionist for special offers.

Whether you stay in the hotel’s Superior room (฿2,138, ~USD70.43) or Deluxe Family with 2-Queen Beds (฿2,708, ~USD89.21), you’ll get free daily breakfast and 10% off their spa and massage services, as well as hotel food and drinks.

Anyavee Tubkaek Beach Resort
Address: 146 Moo 3, Nongthale, Muang, Krabi 81000
Telephone: +66 9 3581 2893
Anyavee Tubkaek Beach Resort website | Google Maps

6. The Dewa (Koh Chang) – rustic beachside huts

Price: from ฿2,470 (~USD81.37)/night

The Dewa is a hotel with a bold and rustic design that’s tucked away in lush greenery that will make you think you’re deep in a jungle instead of the beach.

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Get your favourite cocktail while you’re in the pool
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There are a lot of special activities for you to do here, like elephant trekking, and snorkelling. If you’re in the mood for something more relaxing, you can visit their spa instead.

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It might not seem like it, but the hotel is located next to the beach!
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If you can’t get enough of nature, stay in the hotel’s poolside Deluxe room (from ฿2,470, ~USD81.37) that has a mountain view, or get a spacious Villa room (from ฿3,250, ~USD107.06) that is just a few steps from the beach. 

The Dewa
Address: 24/1/1 Klong Prao Beach, Koh Chang, Trat 23170
Telephone: +66 3 955 7339
The Dewa website | Google Maps

7. Resort De Paskani (Hua Hin) – Santorini-inspired vacation

Beachfront Hotel Thailand You will find the pool right at your doorstep
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Price: from ฿2,600 (~USD85.65)/night

You can now experience the Santorini’s charm right in Hua Hin, which is only 3 hours away from Bangkok. You’ll find this at a resort named Resort De Paskani, which takes inspiration from white fishermen houses from the seaside towns of Europe like the Greek islands.

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Looking out to the sea while sunbathing or make your way down to it with friends
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The architecture and decorations here are so legit your friends would think you’re somewhere in Greece or Italy when they see your photo online.

Resort De Paskani Hua-Hin streetYou could easily mistake this for a street in Santorini
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Get a Deluxe Terrace room (฿2,600, ~USD85.65) to get your own very balcony, or the Pool Access Room (from ฿3,990, ~USD131.44) to stay next to the pool. 

Resort De Paskani
Address: 33/2 Soi Moobaan Takiab, Hua Hin, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110
Telephone: +66-32-655-229

8.The Palayana (Hua Hin) – giant pool by the beach

Price: from ฿2,715 (~USD89.44)/night

Glam up your vacation and stay at The Palayana, a spacious hotel with stunning Thai wooden architecture.

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Most of the surrounding area is covered by greenery, so you will feel ultimate privacy while you’re staying here.

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Deluxe Garden View room
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In contrast to the exterior, all rooms are quite minimalistic and ultra-modern with the use of black and white colours. 

Beachfront Hotel Thailand Gigantic pool with sea view
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For the garden lovers, book your Deluxe Garden View room (฿2,715, ~USD89.44) with a private balcony that opens up to the hotel’s green gardens. If you’re more of a pool person, then the 1 Pool Villa (฿6,797, ~USD223.91) has a private pool and pavilion area that’s perfect for you. 

All rates include daily breakfast.

The Palayana
Address: 1390/19 Petchakasem Road, Cha-am, Phetchaburi 76120
Telephone: +66 3 2406 111
The Palayana website | Google Maps

Pamper yourself at these cheap beachfront hotels in Thailand

Today, the idea of treating ourselves with a stay at a beachfront hideout is not that unreachable anymore as there are many cool places offering good and cheap deals. So pack your swimsuits and get ready for a cocktail by the beach.

Cover images adapted from (Clockwise from Left):@nakmuay, @choconannyy, @kib_kanussanan, 

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