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Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
2 out of 5
76 Appel Street, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$65 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Surfers Paradise Beach and Chevron Renaissance ...

3.6/5Good! (37 reviews)

"Free use of both washing machine & dryer, laundry facilities, including the provision of laundry detergent;+ Cable TV; + quick, easy, close by, walking distance, to GLink Tram, Cavill Mall, Surf Lifesaver Flags @ Surfers Paradise & Northcliff Beaches; yet quiet location. Not good:- the couches! They ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec. 2019

Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$40 per night

Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Barracks and Suncorp Stadium. XXXX Brewery and South Bank Parklands ...

4.2/5Very Good! (249 reviews)

"Great location, pool, live singer at night on the rooftop patio/bar"…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar. 2020

Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
Yellow Submarine Backpackers
2 out of 5
66 Quay Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$46 per night

Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of XXXX Brewery and Suncorp Stadium. Roma Street Parkland and Queen Street ...

2.5/5 (63 reviews)

"The place is old and run down. Please demolish and start again or don't bother as there are other backpacker hostels in the same area which offer similar facilities with similar prices. Staff were nice though. Location is excellent."…"

Reviewed on 6 Sep. 2019

Yellow Submarine Backpackers
Travellers Oasis - Hostel
2 out of 5
8 - 10 SCOTT STREET, Parramatta Park, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$35 per night

Situated in Parramatta Park, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cairns Central Shopping Centre and Cairns Night Markets. Cairns Esplanade and Esplanade ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (51 reviews)

"Great staff, wonderful location, and very nice accommodation."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb. 2020

Travellers Oasis - Hostel
Dolphins Beach House
1.5 out of 5
14-16, Duke Street, Sunshine Beach, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$70 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Sunshine Beach Village Shops and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Hastings Street. Ed Webb Park and Little Cove ...

4.1/5Very Good! (26 reviews)
escape

"Handy, great location. Our go to every time we need to escape the hustle and bustle of Brisbane city."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb. 2020

Dolphins Beach House
Aquarius Gold Coast
2 out of 5
44 Queen Street, Southport, QLD
The price is AU$77 per night

Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Surfers Paradise Beach, Chevron Renaissance and Sea World. Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint ...

3.8/5Good! (142 reviews)
Great location

"Very easy location close to beach, awesome!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan. 2020

Aquarius Gold Coast
Coolangatta Sands Hotel
2 out of 5
Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD
The price is AU$82 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Uniting Church, Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Greenmount Beach and Snapper ...

3.3/5 (116 reviews)

"Location is great. Sparse, but clean room. Air conditioning didn't work, had a fan in the room but it was quite hot still."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec. 2019

Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Budds in Surfers
2 out of 5
6 Pine Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$95 per night

Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Adrenalin Park, Chevron Renaissance and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue ...

3.2/5 (125 reviews)
Locals arent allowed

"Overall a good stay. Busy out in Surfers Paradise to spend much time in the hostel. Although good, they do have a policy that locals are not meant to stay with them, which i didnt know but was staying in the room with another local. If this is a rule of theirs, it needs to be advertised more and ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2019

Budds in Surfers
Maxmee Resort - Hostel
1 out of 5
2837 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$60 per night

Situated in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach and Kurrawa Beach. SkyPoint Observation Deck and Gold Coast Convention ...

1/5 (1 review)

"This is Another Scam. the property was below standard had to leave immediately, made a complaint and waiting for a week to resolve this,, Terrible Service"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar. 2020

Maxmee Resort - Hostel
Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel
2 out of 5
110 Vulture Street, West End, QLD
The price is AU$58 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and South Bank Parklands. Wheel of Brisbane and ...

3.8/5Good! (137 reviews)

"Accessability was great. All entrances to rooms could be covered"…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel
Adventurers Resort - Hostel
2 out of 5
79 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$58 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Catholic Diocese of Townsville, and within 3 mi (5 km) of Queens Gardens and Castle Hill. Willows ...

3/5 (22 reviews)

"They take a $20 key deposit, which is totally fine but I couldn’t return it early as they weren’t open, to find out that I didn’t need to leave a deposit I could have just slid the key under the door and left. One slat was missing on my bed, so When I woke up in the morning I was sinking through ..."…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

Adventurers Resort - Hostel
Nomads Brisbane Hostel
2 out of 5
308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is AU$61 per night

Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of King George Square and Brisbane City Hall. Queen Street Mall and Eagle ...

3/5 (413 reviews)

"Great place! Clean and very comfortable environment. Staff are very helpful. Just opposite the central train station and less than 5 mins walk to Queen's street mall. Best rates. Cheap and affordable. Definitely stay there on my next leisure trip."…"

Reviewed on 18 Mar. 2020

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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Queensland?
If you’re looking for somewhere affordable to stay in Queensland, one of the 97 hostels here might be a great choice for you. Hostels are a great way to stay for a lower cost, so you can save more for going out. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the beaches create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
These dormitory-style accommodations come in many forms, but they all have three main qualities in common, including budget prices, a social atmosphere and shared rooms (though many have private options too).
What is there to see and do in Queensland?
Depending on what you’re interested in, you might like to explore the area around Queensland. Get out into nature with places such as Whitehaven Beach, Cairns Esplanade and Palm Cove Beach. Cultural attractions include Tivoli, Queensland Performing Arts Centre and Herberton Historic Village. Visit landmarks such as SkyPoint Observation Deck, Lake McKenzie and Inskip Point.
What's the best way to get around Queensland?
After you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transport. Nearby metro stations include Forsayth Station, Midgee Station and Grandchester Station. To check out more of the area, catch a train at Ilfracombe Station, Longreach Station or Barcaldine Station.