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Featured Hostels in Australia

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
110 Cumberland Street, The Rocks, NSW
The price is AU$86 per night

Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and a coffee shop. Located near whale watching.

4.6/5Exceptional! (132 reviews)
Sydney Harbour YHA - Hostel
Hostel G
Hostel G
2.5 out of 5
80 Stirling Street, Perth, WA
The price is AU$92 per night

Hostel G: Hostel with free WiFi and a restaurant. Located in the entertainment district.

4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
Hostel G
Bounce Cairns
Bounce Cairns
2 out of 5
117 Grafton Street, Cairns, QLD
The price is AU$68 per night

Bounce Cairns: Hostel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Guests give the location a thumbs up.

4.8/5Exceptional! (13 reviews)
Bounce Cairns
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
2 out of 5
310-314 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC
The price is AU$62 per night

Europa Melbourne - Hostel: Hostel with free WiFi and a rooftop terrace. Located in the city centre.

3.4/5Good! (9 reviews)
Europa Melbourne - Hostel
Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
2 out of 5
76 Appel Street, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is AU$65 per night

Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise: Hostel with free WiFi and a bar/lounge. Guests love the helpful staff!

4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
2 out of 5
466 George Street, Brisbane, QLD
The price is AU$47 per night

Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel: Hostel with a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Located near a train station.

3.9/5Good! (37 reviews)
Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
Amber Lodge Mt Buller - Hostel
Amber Lodge Mt Buller - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
8 Goal Post Road, Mount Buller, VIC

Amber Lodge Mt Buller - Hostel: Hostel with a ski shuttle and ski storage. Located in the mountains.

4.1/5Very Good! (19 reviews)
Amber Lodge Mt Buller - Hostel
Dunsborough Beach Lodge
Dunsborough Beach Lodge
2 out of 5
13 Dunn Bay Road, Dunsborough, WA
The price is AU$75 per night

Dunsborough Beach Lodge: Hostel with free WiFi and free parking. Located in the city centre.

3.7/5Good! (12 reviews)
Dunsborough Beach Lodge
Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
2 out of 5
Building 23, 183 Narellan Road, Campbelltown, NSW
The price is AU$105 per night

Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus: Hostel with parking and a garden. Located near a train station.

3.5/5Good! (47 reviews)
Western Sydney University Village-Campbelltown Campus
Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
The price is AU$45 per night

Brisbane City YHA - Hostel: Family hostel with free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Located near a train station.

4.4/5Excellent! (116 reviews)
Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
2 out of 5
27 Orwell Street, Potts Point, NSW
The price is AU$26 per night

Jolly Swagman Backpackers: Business-friendly hostel with free breakfast and free WiFi. Located in the entertainment district.

3.5/5Good! (31 reviews)
Jolly Swagman Backpackers
Western Sydney University Village Penrith
Western Sydney University Village Penrith
2 out of 5
Building SJ, 56 Second Avenue, UWS Penrith 56 Second Avenue, Kingswood, NSW
The price is AU$130 per night

Western Sydney University Village Penrith: Hostel with WiFi and parking. Located near a train station.

3.9/5Good! (45 reviews)
Western Sydney University Village Penrith

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Hostels in Australia

Anytime your mates mention a trip, you’re the first to hop on board. Last-minute holiday? You’re in. Road trip? You’re driving! That concert in another city? You’ve already got tickets. You can’t help it, adventure runs in your blood. You’re always looking for the next big thrill, and you’ll stop at nothing to get there. You’re meant to run with the wild and free, and we know just where to find your fellows: a backpackers’ hostel in Australia.

Stay at a youth hostel in Australia, and you’ll fit right in. Adventurous and spontaneous, backpackers are right up your alley. They get you. Need a dancefloor buddy or someone to hike the trails with? They’ll take you up on it. There’s no doubt you’ll find your tribe as soon as you step into your backpacker hostel in Australia. Call dibs on the top bunk, join a card game in the common room, and make fast friends with your roommates. Soon you’ll be cooking in the communal kitchen and planning future flights and adventures together. Man, it feels good to find your people! You’ll only wish you found them sooner.

Quit trying to force yourself into cookie-cutter holidays. It’s time to travel your way. Let us hook up you up with an affordable backpacker accommodation that suits your style and your budget. Whether you’ve been dreaming of a trip for months, or you just woke up and decided today was the day for a holiday, Wotif is here to make your adventures happen. Please, send us a postcard!

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