Important: This destination may have COVID-19 travel restrictions in place, including specific restrictions for lodging. Check any national, local and health advisories for this destination before you book.

Search Hostels in Adelaide

Search over 1 million properties and 550 airlines worldwide

Members save 10% more on select hotels, cars and activities. Sign up.

Free cancellation on most hotels. Because flexibility matters.

Featured Hostels in Adelaide

Backpack Oz - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
144 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$60 per night

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Victoria Square, Rundle Mall and Adelaide Central Market. Adelaide Oval ...

3.9/5Very Good! (98 reviews)
Nice place

"Comfortable clean and tidy single room in the centre of the city. Staff were really helpful."…"

Reviewed on 3 Jan. 2020

Backpack Oz - Hostel
Adelaide Travellers Inn - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
220 Hutt Street Adelaide SA, (Backpacker/Hostel), Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$50 per night

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Himeji Gardens, Adelaide Central Market and University of Adelaide. Victoria ...

3.2/5 (63 reviews)

"The staff are the best thing about this place and why I keep coming back. The cleanliness though could be improved"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar. 2020

Adelaide Travellers Inn - Hostel
Glenelg Beach Hostel
2 out of 5
1-7 Moseley Street, Glenelg, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$75 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Jetty Road, Glenelg Beach and Glenelg Jetty. Brighton Beach and West Beach are also within ...

3.9/5Good! (74 reviews)

"Girl checking me in was below par. No one showed me round to anything. At night you have to use the back stairs to get into your room, if your watching tv, but i hadnt been shown were they were. She didnt tell me anything - just gave me the keys and thats it. Bed was comfy, sheets clean, lots of ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Glenelg Beach Hostel
Hostel 109 Flashpackers
2 out of 5
109 Carrington Street, Adelaide, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$65 per night

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Adelaide Central Market and Victoria Square. Rundle Mall and University ...

4.1/5Very Good! (43 reviews)

"Decent beds and amenities. Great communal area with TV. WiFi gets very slow when there's a lot of people around"…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan. 2020

Hostel 109 Flashpackers
Adelaide Central YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
135 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, SA
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$65 per night

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Westpac House, Adelaide Central Market and Victoria Square. Rundle Mall ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (171 reviews)

"The *free* breakfast offer was splendid, with a different staffer cooking up pancakes each morning - I brought watermelon to put on mine. Contrast with the baking I did myself... it's just good to have experienced hands getting it done! A shower had really low flow one morning, but I discovered it ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Jan. 2020

Adelaide Central YHA - Hostel
Port Adelaide Backpackers
2 out of 5
24 Nile St, Port Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$50 per night

Situated on the waterfront, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of South Australian Maritime Museum and Australian Museum of Childhood. Semaphore Jetty and ...

3.5/5Good! (49 reviews)
A good place to stay

"Nice, clean, 30 min walking from beach"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Port Adelaide Backpackers
Tequila Sunrise Hostel (Adelaide)
2 out of 5
123 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, SA
Get Rates

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Adelaide Town Hall, Victoria Square and Adelaide Central Market. Rundle ...

3.7/5Good! (52 reviews)

"I wasn’t allowed to stay at the property as I don’t have a passport. This wasn’t mentioned on the booking page."…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun. 2019

Tequila Sunrise Hostel (Adelaide)
Blue Galah Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
Level 1, 62 King William Street, Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$65 per night

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of State Library of South Australia and Adelaide Oval. Adelaide Botanic ...

3.2/5 (16 reviews)

"Good place and good location with a friendly staff and one bar available on the balcony. Clean and tidy. Unfortunate my room was close to the bar and it's so loud the week end till 2 a.m that it's not possibe to sleep."…"

Reviewed on 24 Nov. 2018

Blue Galah Backpackers Hostel
The Guesthouse - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
144 Wakefield Street, Adelaide, SA
Get Rates

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Victoria Square, Rundle Mall and Adelaide Central Market. University ...

3.8/5Good! (61 reviews)

"I liked the offer to stay in the common room and kitchen after I had checked out. There was a severe heatwave at the time. I was grateful for this. Also, I found the accommodation clean although basic with aircon and TV, free WiFi and the bed was comfortable. New pillows would be good."…"

Reviewed on 22 Nov. 2019

The Guesthouse - Hostel
McLaren Vale Backpackers
2 out of 5
106 Main Road, McLaren Vale, SA
Get Rates

Situated in McLaren Vale, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Maxwell Wines, Tapestry Wines and Primo Estate. D'Arenberg Wines and Wirra Wirra Vineyards are ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"Great stay, everything I needed, clean, staff are always helpful, I'm back again for one night per week"…"

Reviewed on 28 Sep. 2017

McLaren Vale Backpackers
My Place & Adelaide Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
257 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, SA
Get Rates

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Lion Arts Centre, Royal Adelaide Hospital and Adelaide Central Market. ...

3/5 (2 reviews)

"If I had known that my room was going to be directly across from the reception desk, I'd have paid an extra $15 and stayed in a hotel instead of here. I booked this accommodation so that I could enjoy a rare night out with friends in the city (I currently reside three hours from the city) and was ..."…"

Reviewed on 19 Dec. 2018

My Place & Adelaide Backpackers Hostel
Shingos Backpackers
1 out of 5
118 Carrington Street, Adelaide, SA
Get Rates

Located in Adelaide Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Adelaide Central Market and Victoria Square. Rundle Mall and University ...

Shingos Backpackers
Don't see what you're looking for?
See all available properties in Adelaide
View all properties
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Other property types in Adelaide

Oaks Glenelg Plaza Pier Suites
Oaks Glenelg Plaza Pier Suites
4.5 out of 5
16 Holdfast Promenade Glenelg, Glenelg, SA
The price is AU$134 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,223 reviews)

"Great location, friendly staff, easy access to the beach etc, great areas to walk"…"

Reviewed on 9 Jun. 2020

Oaks Glenelg Plaza Pier Suites
iStay Precinct Adelaide
iStay Precinct Adelaide
4.5 out of 5
185 Morphett Street, Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$124 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (2,268 reviews)

"Balcony is private yet open with a great soundproof option"…"

Reviewed on 20 Jun. 2020

iStay Precinct Adelaide
Oaks Adelaide Horizons Suites
Oaks Adelaide Horizons Suites
4.5 out of 5
104 North Terrace, Adelaide, SA
The price is AU$114 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (1,331 reviews)

"Despite the property being clean, friendly service and location, it was sorely let down by no internet despite it being advertised along with constant door banging from other rooms all night and unable to sleep"…"

Reviewed on 8 Jun. 2020

Oaks Adelaide Horizons Suites
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Adelaide?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the natural parks create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dorm-style accommodations come in lots of different forms, but all of them have a few qualities in common, including budget-friendly prices, a social environment and shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms).
What are the best hostels in Adelaide?
Based on reviews from our guests, these Adelaide hostels are some of the most popular ones: Tequila Sunrise Hostel (Adelaide) - Located within a 10-minute walk of Victoria Square and Adelaide Central Market. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and a bar. Rooms come with showers, lockers and linens. Adelaide Travellers Inn - Hostel - Property features include free parking, a shared/communal kitchen and free bike hire. Rooms come with TVs. Backpack Oz - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Victoria Square. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a bar. Hostel 109 Flashpackers - Located within a 10-minute walk of Adelaide Central Market. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a shared/communal kitchen, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You’ll find desks in all rooms. Glenelg Beach Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Glenelg Beach and Glenelg Jetty. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking.
What's the seasonal weather in Adelaide?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 22°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 12°C. Average annual rainfall for Adelaide is 483 mm.
What is there to see and do in Adelaide?
Generally, Adelaide is known for its restaurants, sports and parks. Major attractions include Rundle Mall, Adelaide Oval and Henley Beach. Get out into nature with places such as Glenelg Beach, Brighton Beach and Adelaide Botanic Gardens. Cultural attractions include Adelaide Festival Centre, Migration Museum and South Australian Museum.
What's the best way to get around Adelaide?
You can search for flights to the closest airport in Adelaide, SA (ADL), 4 mi (6.5 km) away from the city centre. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. Make your way to Munno Para Station for metro travel. To explore more of the area, hop on a train at Adelaide Station, Pirie Street Tram Station or Adelaide Mile End Station.

More trip options