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In-room safe, WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, WiFi, bed sheets
In-room safe, WiFi, bed sheets

City Backpackers HQ

2 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing

Explore the area

    Popular LocationSuncorp Stadium9 min walk
    Popular LocationXXXX Brewery11 min walk
    Popular LocationRoma Street Parkland15 min walk
    AirportBrisbane, QLD (BNE)22 min drive

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Basic Double Room, 1 Double Bed

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Bed in 12-Bed Female Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Private Double/Twin Ensuite Room with Air Con

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Bed in 6-Bed Female Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Bed in 16-Bed Mixed Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Private Double/Twin Room with Air Con (Shared Bathroom)

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Double Bunk Bed

Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dorm with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room with Air Con

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

Bed in 7-Bed Female Dorm with Fan Only

  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Single Bed

About this area


Located in Brisbane, City Backpackers HQ is near the beach. Queen Street Mall and Portside Wharf are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Roma Street Parkland and South Bank Parklands. Consider Riverstage for a night out, and don't miss Wheel of Brisbane, a top local attraction.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Suncorp Stadium - 9 min walk
  • XXXX Brewery - 11 min walk
  • Roma Street Parkland - 15 min walk
  • Brisbane Private Hospital - 16 min walk
  • St. Andrew's War Memorial Hospital - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Brisbane Roma Street Station - 7 min walk
  • Brisbane Airport (BNE) - 23 min drive


  • The Fatt Wombat — 1 min walk
  • Brewski - 4 min walk
  • Black Hide Steakhouse - 4 min walk
  • Gambaro's - 5 min walk
  • Hops Scotch & Beans - 5 min walk

About this property

City Backpackers HQ

Brisbane hostel in Brisbane Central Business District, walk to Suncorp Stadium
This hostel features an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a microwave in a common area. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a fridge in a common area, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. Rooms offer WiFi and safes.
City Backpackers HQ offers 50 forms of accommodation with a safe. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen.
Recreational amenities at the hostel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Reservations are required for the use of certain on-site facilities
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 2.00 per 24-hour period)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool


  • ATM/banking services
  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • Garden
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • Safe

Similar properties

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - midnight
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities are closed on Sunday:
  • Bar/lounge

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 17 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: AUD 10.0 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 2.00 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.8 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

City Backpackers HQ Hostel Brisbane
City Backpackers HQ Hostel
City Backpackers HQ Brisbane
City Backpackers Hotel Brisbane
City Backpackers HQ Brisbane
City Backpackers HQ Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
City Backpackers HQ Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Brisbane

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at City Backpackers HQ and receive a full refund?
Yes, City Backpackers HQ offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to City Backpackers HQ cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at City Backpackers HQ?
As of 19 Apr. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at City Backpackers HQ on 20 Apr. 2021 start from AU$62, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does City Backpackers HQ have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is City Backpackers HQ pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at City Backpackers HQ?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at City Backpackers HQ?
Check-in is from 12:30 PM - 11:00 PM.
What time is check-out at City Backpackers HQ?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is City Backpackers HQ located?
Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Barracks and Suncorp Stadium. XXXX Brewery and Roma Street Parkland are also within 15 minutes. Brisbane Roma Street Station is 7 minutes by foot and Brisbane Milton Station is 11 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 5 out of 30 reviews
5 - Excellent 17%
Rating 4 - Good. 15 out of 30 reviews
4 - Good 50%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 30 reviews
3 - Okay 13%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 30 reviews
2 - Poor 13%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 30 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Check in: Good Check out: Confused, not professional
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
I liked the location. Close to CBD..easy walking distance
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
good location, near train station, grocery store, walkable to downtown
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2019

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