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3.7 / 5Good
209 reviews


  • Free WiFi
  • Parking Available
  • Bar


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Surfers Paradise Beach
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    SkyPoint Observation Deck
    2 min walk
  • Popular Location
    9 min walk
  • Airport
    Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta)
    22 min drive

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Book online or call:

1800 809 285
  • Standard Double Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 2
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  • Standard Twin Room, 1 Bedroom, Non Smoking, Balcony

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Standard Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, Balcony (1 Bed in a 4 Share Dorm)

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Surfers Paradise

Located in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel is in the city centre and near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Surfers Paradise Beach and Kurrawa Beach, while Timezone and Infinity Attraction are popular area attractions. Check out an event or a game at Metricon Stadium, and consider making time for Slingshot, a top attraction not to be missed. Our guests appreciate the hostel's quiet location.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Surfers Paradise Beach - 2 min walk
  • SkyPoint Observation Deck - 2 min walk
  • Cavill Avenue - 7 min walk
  • Timezone - 9 min walk
  • Chevron Renaissance - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Varsity Lakes Station - 14 min drive
  • Florida Gardens station - 16 min walk
  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 22 min drive

About this property

Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel

Adults-only hostel in Surfers Paradise with bar/lounge
A bar/lounge, self parking and barbecues are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a TV in a common area and a reception hall. All 24 rooms offer balconies, ceiling fans and showers.
Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel offers 24 forms of accommodation with a ceiling fan. Rooms open to balconies or patios. Bathrooms include a shower.

Property amenities


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: AUD 10.00 per night
Limited parking spaces
Parking height restrictions apply

Food and drink

1 bar

Things to do

Billiards/pool table


No lifts
Reception hall

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Luggage storage

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)


Designated smoking areas
TV in reception

Room amenities


Ceiling fan



Outdoor space




Check-in between 1:00 PM - 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM. <br />This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests arriving late won't be able to check in until the next morning.


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests 18 and older are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types

American Express

Important information


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

  • Deposit: AUD 20.00 per stay

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

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

  • Self-parking fee: AUD 10.00 per night

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 are 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.
    Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guest rooms. Alcohol is not permitted at this property. Parking height restrictions apply.

Property is also known as

  • Gold Coast Backpackers Hostel Surfers Paradise
  • Gold Coast Backpackers Surfers Paradise
  • Gold Coast Backpackers
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4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 4 nights in Apr. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    loved the staff very friendly and helpful kitchen was a;ways clean and no food was stolen thank god. i will definitely stay again highly recommend it

    Stayed 6 nights in Apr. 2019

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, room comfort

    Stayed 1 night in Feb. 2019


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Handy location and nice to meet the international travelers

    Stayed 6 nights in Jan. 2019


    • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    Stayed 3 nights in Nov. 2018

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