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What are the best hostels in Brisbane?

  • Set in Fortitude Valley, in the heart of Brisbane’s nightlife district, Bunk Backpackers offers a huge range of twin rooms, double rooms, apartments and shared dormitories (single-sex rooms available). All are modern and spacious and come with blackout drapes and air conditioning. Soak up the lively atmosphere at the outdoor pool and spa tub, then party the night away at the late-licence Birdees bar.
  • The word “free” is music to any budget traveller’s ears and at Breeze Lodge - Hostel you’ll hear the word often. For starters — free WiFi, free self-parking and free tour/ticket assistance. All rooms here are clean and comfy, with a reading light for every bed. Meet some new mates on the cool rooftop terrace or in the TV lounge area. Want some tips from our local experts? Cheer on a game of cricket at the Gabba or take the free ferry into Brisbane’s CBD.

What is the cheapest hostel in Brisbane?

  • With an outdoor swimming pool, communal kitchen, free WiFi and free continental breakfast each morning, the bang for your buck at Brisbane Quarters is impressive. This modern boutique hostel also offers plenty of sleeping arrangements, including single pods, private deluxe rooms and spacious dorms. All rooms are air-conditioned, cleaned daily and secured by an electronic lock system.
  • Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel is a homely, budget-friendly option that puts you near popular Brisbane attractions like Southbank Parklands. Breakfast, self-parking, WiFi and toiletries are all included in the price. To stretch your budget even further, why not sign up to our Mates Rates and unlock an extra 10% discount on select stays?


What are the best Brisbane youth hostels?

  • Brisbane City YHA: With an on-site restaurant, bar, and café, plus a game room and an outdoor pool, it will be tempting to stay at this Brisbane hostel all day. Luckily, it’s tucked right into the CBD, and cool spots like Milton Markets are within a 10-minute walk.
  • Boribista Accommodation: Located in the lively West End, this hostel has on-site laundry facilities, free WiFi, and a microwave in the shared kitchen. Stuff yourself with global street food 3 minutes away at the Boundary Street Markets or go café-hopping. You’re also just a 15-minute walk from South Bank Parklands and Streets Beach for all-day fun.


What are the top Brisbane backpacker hostels?

  • Nomads Brisbane Hostel: Walk to Queen Street Mall, Roma Parklands, and more nearby attractions from this hostel in the CBD. Or, just hang out and socialise on the rooftop terrace, the nightclub, or the café. Don’t worry about staying out all night—there’s a 24-hour front desk to help you out at any time, and blackout curtains mean you can sleep as late as you want.
  • Brisbane Backpackers Resort: Not all hostels in Brisbane offer this many freebies: breakfast, WiFi, self-parking, and an area shuttle are all complimentary. There’s an outdoor pool, hot tub, tennis and basketball courts, and a game room, too. It’s also a 5-minute walk from hot spots like the markets, bakeries, and cafes.


What are some hostels near Brisbane airport?

  • Conveniently located near the major transport hub of Roma Street Station, Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel is just a 15-minute drive or 30-minute train ride from Brisbane Airport. Spacious, soundproofed rooms, an on-site restaurant and a lively bar make this a popular pick with travellers. Wotif has free cancellation on select properties, just in case your plans change.
  • A cosy home away from home, Banana Bender Backpackers is also around 15 minutes’ drive from Brisbane Airport. Chill out on the large deck with amazing views of Mount Coot-Tha or enjoy a brewski or two at the on-site bar. Whipping up a home-cooked meal after a long day of travelling is a breeze in the communal kitchen.    

What are some Brisbane hostels with parking?

  • If you plan on adding a rental car to your Wotif travel package, Chill Backpackers has got you covered with free off-street parking. Exactly like its name, this laid-back hostel is the perfect place to kick back and chill out. Enjoy a cold beer on the rooftop terrace while you take in the stunning city and river views. Bringing heaps of stuff? No dramas — simply ask reception for access to the free luggage storage.
  • City Backpackers HQ is another great option for travellers looking for a free parking space (and a pool, bar, air conditioning, communal kitchen and much more!). With incredible views over Brisbane, this perfectly positioned hostel is just a leisurely stroll to popular sights like Queen Street Mall and Caxton Street. Book your stay with Wotif to score the best deals around.


What exactly is a hostel?

In a hostel, travellers typically book a single bed in a shared room, with anywhere from 4 to 12 bunks or more—though some hostels have private rooms available. Hostels focus on providing shared experiences at super-low prices, and most have common rooms like terraces, living rooms, and game rooms. The best hostels in Brisbane offer amenities like communal kitchens with stovetops, free WiFi and computer stations, and locations near public transit, which helps cut down on your costs even more.


Why book with Wotif?

From millions of trusted reviews to our Wotif Price Promise, we’ll help you book the most unforgettable Brisbane holiday at the best price possible. Unlock even more epic savings by bundling together some exciting activities or a cool rental car with your accommodation. And with free cancellation on select hotels and 24/7 support, you can rest easy knowing you’ve got the flexibility you need if your plans change.    

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