The Thai island of Phuket is increasingly popular with foreigners seeking for a comfortable and cost-efficient location to live while working remotely. Phuket offers well-developed infrastructure, international flight connections throughout South East Asia and high-speed Internet in main areas. You will love watching sunsets from beautiful beaches and exploring picturesque colonial towns with Thai food markets. Phuket is one of the best islands to live and work in Thailand for remote workers and digital nomads. Check out our selection of great hotels and hostels. If this is your first time looking for accommodation in the city, we recommend you book a room for a short term rental while exploring the area and finding the perfect apartment. 

1. HOMA Phuket Town

HOMA is a network of sustainable serviced apartments with co-living facilities that blur the lines between residential and hospitality through affordable pricing. Whether for a single day or an entire year, HOMA has accommodations to suit every need. They offer a variety of room types, from studios to three-bedroom apartments, complemented by luminous co-working spaces for remote work, daily fitness classes, and captivating sunset views from infinity rooftop pools.


2. The Memory at On On Hotel

Immerse yourself in the true spirit of Phuket Old Town with a homely stay at the historical Memory at On On Hotel. This oldest hotel in Phuket has been meticulously renovated to maintain its rich Sino-Portuguese architecture, revealing a classic design that blends perfectly with brand-new modern amenities. The Memory at On On Hotel is a must-see attraction in itself, offering a unique experience for guests eager to discover the very best the Old Town has to offer. Hosts welcome guests to their rooms or dormitories like old friends into their homes, continuing the century-old tradition of hospitality.

3. Aekkeko Hostel

Aekkeko Hostel is a 2-star property that provides visitors with a terrace, a shared lounge and a library. The Phuket hostel is also within a 13-minute walk of Surin Circle Clock Tower. The accommodation is situated in the very heart of Phuket and approximately 2 km from Phuket Chaloem Phrakiat Park. A restaurant Tuk Tuk is approximately a 5-minute walk away. The hostel is next to Old Phuket Town and Krabi. At the Phuket hostel you will also find a shared kitchen. It is provided with a microwave oven, a refrigerator and kitchenware for guests’ use. There is Busses to beaches bus station close to Aekkeko Hostel, it’s nearly a 10-minute walk away.

4. EcoLoft Hotel

This relaxed hotel in the city center is a 4-minute walk from the quirky Phuket Trickeye Museum and 4 km from Rassada Pier ferry terminal on the shores of the Andaman Sea. Streamlined rooms provide free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and mini fridges; some feature bright accents and/or industrial decor. Upgraded rooms have balconies.

5. Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel

Step into a world where every decorative detail is imaginatively designed, housed in a charming colonial building with an ambiance of tranquility, elegance and refinement. Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel is designed to enchant everyone’s senses. It is truly a destination that invites you to return. Casa Blanca Boutique Hotel has been created to provide a distinguished personalized service based on individual’s preference. Our attention to detail and the home-like atmosphere makes your stay more comfortable and memorable.


6. Book a Bed Poshtel

At Poshtel, the backpacker hostel Phuket you can ‘Book a Bed’ in the heart of Phuket Town and stay close to the island’s best cultural attractions.

7. Hostel Our Nomad

Located in the heart of Phuket City next to the bus terminal and the famous Phuet Old Town. 

8. Chamemon Bed Phuket Town

Chamemon Bed Phuket Town is located in Phuket Town. WiFi is available within public areas of the property to help you to stay connected with family and friends.

9. The Blanket Hotel

The Blanket Hotel in Phuket Old Town features 4-star accommodation with a shared lounge and a bar. With free WiFi, this hotel offers a concierge service and ticket service. The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries, black-put curtain, wardrobe international electrical outlet and USB outlets right next to the bed. The Blanket Hotel supports local community by bringing various popular breakfast dishes right to your table so guest can experience Cultural Living. After a long day of journey, guest can enjoy coconut foot massage.

10. Hotel Tide Phuket Beach Front

Designed and lifestyle hotel – where the soothing rhythm of the tides and the cool sea breeze bring your heart back into harmony with nature. The theme of Hotel Tide Phuket is one of calm, tranquillity and peaceful relaxation. Along with a denim-inspired sign on the interior, beds are made with denim accent pillows and guests can relax in denim bathrobes.

11. The Neighbors Hostel

Offering a blend of local vibes and ample relaxation, The Neighbors Hostel allows guests to escape the tourist areas and experience the local lifestyle and cuisine with the neighbors. Located in the heart of Phuket downtown, it is conveniently close to many restaurants, night markets, and bars. The building’s exterior and interior are inspired by Peranakan style, a mix of Portuguese and Chinese influences reminiscent of old Phuket. The accommodation offers both private and dormitory options, featuring comfortable large bunk beds with high ceilings and curtains for additional privacy. Extra-large lockers under the beds provide secure storage for luggage. The common area and café are perfect for relaxing, enjoying, and socializing with other travelers and locals.