Travelers are voting City Home Guest House as the best hostel near Chiang Rai. There are 1 hostel near Chiang Rai a city just 36 km from Chiang Rai and 2 hostels near Phayao which is 61 km distant. The most popular of these are City Home Guest House near Chiang Rai and Nature Lodge in Phayao. You can find 60 hostels in Northern Thailand and 256 hostels in the country of Thailand. Our members favorite in Northern Thailand is Chiang Mai 5 Stars International Youth Hostel and Coral Island Club is the top pick in Thailand. Want more? Check out our map of hostels near Chiang Rai.