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Where to stay in Hua Hin

Top view of the beautiful seascape in Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan Province, Thailand, aerial view on the coastline, sea and the city of Hua Hin

Once the preferred getaway of Bangkok royalty and elite, Hua Hin in Prachuap Khiri Khan is still a popular seaside resort less than three hours south of Bangkok. Between Hua Hin beach, nearby Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Kaeng Krachan National Park,  it’s easy to see why this Thailand getaway is still popular for residents and visitors alike. If you are visiting Bangkok and are looking for a beach getaway, this is it. Using our guide to Hua Hin hotels, you can find the best place to stay in Hua Hin.

We will cover off all types of Hua Hin accommodation options from Hostels to luxury Hua Hin hotels as well as how to decide where to stay in Hua Hin 2023, the best Hua Hin hotels, best places in Hua Hin to visit, the best places to stay in Hua Hin, hotels near Hua Hin attractions, Hua Hin neighborhood guide and many more.

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Central Hua Hin – Where to stay in Hua Hin for nightlife

If you plan to partake in the Hua Hin nightlife scene, then you should plan to stay near Central Hua Hin. There are many hotels in Hua Hin town centre, including family-friendly and budget-friendly options. This is the best area for tourists who want more than just lazy days on the beach and would like more options, like the night market, temples, bars and restaurants. The beach is not far, though, and there are many Hua Hin hotels on the beachfront.

Best places to stay in Central Hua Hin

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Central Hua Hin
The Moon Hostel Huahin
Jetty Huahin Hostel
Cloud 9 Hotel Hua Hin – Hostel
Huahin Night Market Hostel

Budget Hotels in Central Hua Hin
Mod Guesthouse
Sukkasem Guesthouse
Sukwilai Hotel
Thipurai City Hotel

Mid range Hotels in Central Hua Hin
Hotel Alley Hua Hin
City Beach Resort
Sirin Hotel
Fresh Inn Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Central Hua Hin
Centara Grand Beach Resort & Villas Hua Hin
Hua Hin White Sand Hotel
City Beach Resort
Hub Hua Hin 57 Hotel

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Central Hua Hin
Hilton Hua Hin Resort & Spa
Cape Nidhra Hotel
Putahracsa Hua Hin
Hua Hin Marriott Resort & Spa

HUA HIN, THAILAND - Traffic waiting at a main junction in the centre of Hua Hin, Southern Thailand. The seaside town is popular with Bangkok residents for weekend breaks.

Khao Takiab – Where to stay in Hua Hin for relaxation

A small fishing village ten kilometres south of Hua Hin popular with luxury travelers is Khao Takiab. The beach is dominated by Khao Takiab (Monkey Mountain) and Wat Khao Takiap, a Buddhist temple where tourists flock to see monkeys and amazing views of the surrounding area.

There is a lack of nightlife here, and Khao Takiab is a bit more difficult to reach, so it’s a quieter escape compared to other beaches of Thailand. What you will find here, are many middle-range and luxury resorts, and a string of beach huts offering basic services. The resorts here are truly stunning, but make your choice carefully; with so few restaurants in town, you’ll likely be eating most of your meals at the hotel, too.

Best places to stay in Khao Takiab

Budget Hotels in Khao Takiab
Napalai Resort & Spa
Hua Hin Blue Wave Beach Resort
Taylor’s Guesthouse
Lunar Hut Resort

Mid range Hotels in Khao Takiab
Anantasila Villa by the Sea, Hua Hin
First Choice Suites by the Sea
Supatra Hua Hin Resort
Nern Chalet Beachfront Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Khao Takiab
Resort de Paskani
Ruenkanok Thai House
Banyan The Resort, Hua Hin
The Restro

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Khao Takiab
Chalay Monta
The Yana Villas Hua Hin
Hyatt Regency Hua Hin
Wora Bura Hua Hin Resort & Spa

Khao Takiab temple on Khao Takiab mountain (also known as Monkey mountain or Chopstick mountain), Hua Hin district, Prachuap Khiri Khan, Thailand

Cha-Am – Where to stay in Hua Hin with family

Just north of central Hua Hin is the Cha-Am area. This resort town is known for having one of the best beaches in Khiri Khan. The large sandy beach is very family friendly, as are the surrounding resorts. Although it’s the nearest of these beaches to Bangkok, it’s rarely crowded which makes Cha-Am the perfect destination for a quiet getaway.

What Cha-Am lacks in nightlife and restaurants is made up for in the wide choice of hotels. Fishing is still a major industry here in Cha-Am, so expect to see fishing boats and fresh seafood along the beach. This also happens to be the location of the Royal Summer home, Phrarachanivet Mrigadayavan, which is now open to the public for tours.

Best places to stay in Cha-Am

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Cha-Am
THALAY Cha-am by THA
Magic House Hostel

Budget Hotels in Cha-Am
Baan Thew Lom
Nirundorn Resort
Baan Sang Chan Hotel
Bluemoon Hotel

Mid range Hotels in Cha-Am
Vann Hua Hin Resort
Grand Pacific Sovereign Resort & Spa
I Calm Resort
Sun Marina Cha-Am

Family Friendly Hotels in Cha-Am
Raya Resort Cha-Am
The Beach Cha Am Guest House and Residence
Springfield @ Sea Resort & Spa
Banlansuan Resort

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Cha-Am
So Sofitel Hua Hin
Veranda Resort Hua Hin – Cha Am Mgallery by Sofitel
Raya Resort Cha-Am
Baba Beach Club Hua Hin Luxury Pool Villa Hotel by Sri panwa

Colorful beach chairs and umbrellas with blue sky for tourism relax in vocation at Cha-Am beach Thailand

Pranburi – Where to stay in Hua Hin for adventure travellers

Farther south of Hua Hin is the resort area of Pranburi. This area is popular with those seeking a quiet escape, but also with adventure travelers visiting the nearby Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park. This area is truly remote, however, at 30 kilometers from central Hua Hin.

Luxury travellers have their pick of five-star resorts and private villas on stunning beaches, but there are few budget-friendly options in Pranburi. Much like Khao Takiab, there are few options for dining, nightlife, and shopping, so choose your accommodation carefully as you’ll be spending a lot of time there.

Best places to stay in Pranburi

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Pranburi
Bann Aom Boutique Pranburi
The House at Pranburi
Rider Bedroom Hostel & Cafe

Budget Hotels in Pranburi
The Hillside Pranburi Resort
Nam Talay Resort
KP Mountain Beach
Bacchus Home Resort

Mid range Hotels in Pranburi
Waterside Resort
Portrait Residence @ Pranburi
The Mansion Hua Hin
Tanaosri Resort & Spa

Family Friendly Hotels in Pranburi
Golden Pine Beach Resort & Spa
Huaplee Lazy Beach

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Pranburi
Sheraton Hua Hin Pranburi Villas
Villa Maroc
Evason Hua Hin
X2 Hua Hin Le Bayburi – Pranburi Villa

Tropical beach at Bang Saphan and Pranburi Thailand

Bo Fai – Where to stay in Hua Hin for tourists

Another resort area not far from central Hua Hin is Bo Fai, the area nearest the Hua Hin airport. This area between Hua Hin and Cha Am is largely residential, and not oriented to Western tourists. This is a good area for tourists looking to rent a home, possibly for a long-term stay, although there are a few high-end resorts and hotels here, too.

Bo Fai has a fairly robust dining and nightlife scene in this district, thanks to many expats and Thai residents who stay here. Bo Fai is also popular with golfers, thanks to local courses in the neighbourhood.

Best places to stay in Bo Fai

Cheapest Backpacking Hostels in Bo Fai
Must Room Hua Hin 51

Budget Hotels in Bo Fai
The Serenity Hua Hin
Nilawan Guest House Hua Hin
Royal Beach Guest House

Mid range Hotels in Bo Fai
Hin Nam Sai Suay
White Sand Beach Hotel
The Hideaway Resort
Ayrest Hua Hin Hotel

Family Friendly Hotels in Bo Fai
Movenpick Asara Resort & Spa Hua Hin
Anantara Hua Hin Resort
Rest Detail Hotel Hua Hin
Art De Sea Hua Hin

Affordable Luxury Hotels in Bo Fai
Anantara Hua Hin Resort
Zea Za Village
Putahracsa Hua Hin

Hua Hin Thailand - View of swimming pool at Avani Hua Hin Resort in Thailand

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Where to stay in Hua Hin

Where to stay in Hua Hin

Where to stay in Hua Hin

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