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Popular Hostels in Brisbane

Nomads Brisbane Hostel
Nomads Brisbane Hostel
6.7 Good
308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 1,265 reviews
6.7

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Brisbane hostel is situated just a short stroll from Queen Street Mall and St John's Cathedral. It is close to Brisbane City Hall, dining options and shops.

Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel
Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel
5.4 Okay
145-147 Vulture Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
OkayBased on 7 reviews
5.4

Situated a short walk from Cultural Centre Busway Station, Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel provides guests with an ideal base while in Brisbane. Guests can also enjoy free internet throughout the property.

Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
7.8 Good
466 George Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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0.8 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 10 reviews
7.8

Located in the heart of Brisbane, Base Brisbane Uptown is situated near Roma Street Busway Station, and just a few steps from local bars and eateries. It also offers free wireless internet.

Manly Harbour Backpackers
Manly Harbour Backpackers
45 Cambridge Parade, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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15.6 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

This cosy Brisbane hostel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of Manly Railway Station. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

Breeze Lodge
Breeze Lodge
8.7 Excellent
635 Main Street Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 632 reviews
8.7

Breeze Lodge provides a comfortable setting while in Brisbane. It also features free Wi-Fi, a dart board and laundry facilities.

Chill Backpackers
Chill Backpackers
7.6 Good
328 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 776 reviews
7.6

This Brisbane hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Roma Street Busway Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
7.9 Good
47 Brighton Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 354 reviews
7.9

Located a brief drive from Brisbane City Hall, Somewheretostay Backpackers offers cosy accommodation in Brisbane. It also provides a free shuttle service, a BBQ/picnic area and an outdoor pool.

Brisbane City Yha
Brisbane City Yha
8.0 Excellent
392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
ExcellentBased on 1,838 reviews
8.0

Located within a 10-minute walk of Roma Street Busway Station, Brisbane City YHA is an ideal base while visiting Brisbane. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Yellow Submarine Backpackers
Yellow Submarine Backpackers
5.0 Okay
66 Quay Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
OkayBased on 168 reviews
5.0

Yellow Submarine Backpackers is located in Brisbane and features free Wi-Fi. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Big Bird Backpackers
Big Bird Backpackers
6.4 Good
11 Eagle Terrace, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 
GoodBased on 214 reviews
6.4

Big Bird Backpackers is set in Brisbane and is a short walk from Roma Street Busway Station. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

Tips for booking a hostel in Brisbane

Cheapest month:February
Most expensive month:March
Average price in Brisbane:$29/night
Absolute cheapest price found:$12/night
Cheapest day:Monday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$15 - $51
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$18 - $33
Average price per night. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top rated Brisbane hostels

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Brisbane Backpackers Resort
Brisbane Backpackers Resort
7.7 Good
110 Vulture Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Brisbane Backpackers Resort is located in Brisbane and features a free shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. It also offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and an outdoor pool.

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Brisbane City Yha
Brisbane City Yha
8.0 Excellent
392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Located within a 10-minute walk of Roma Street Busway Station, Brisbane City YHA is an ideal base while visiting Brisbane. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

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Joe's Place Backpackers
Joe's Place Backpackers
6.5 Good
390 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Joe's Place Backpackers is set in Brisbane and is a short walk from Roma Street Busway Station. It is conveniently located in the city centre.

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City Backpackers HQ
City Backpackers HQ
7.6 Good
380 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

City Backpackers HQ is situated conveniently in Brisbane and is within a 10-minute walk of Roma Street Busway Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a sun deck.

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Bunk Backpackers
Bunk Backpackers
7.7 Good
11 Gipps Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Bunk Brisbane provides an art deco setting while in Brisbane. It also features a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a free shuttle service.

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Nomads Brisbane Hostel
Nomads Brisbane Hostel
6.7 Good
308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Brisbane hostel is situated just a short stroll from Queen Street Mall and St John's Cathedral. It is close to Brisbane City Hall, dining options and shops.

7
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
7.9 Good
47 Brighton Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Located a brief drive from Brisbane City Hall, Somewheretostay Backpackers offers cosy accommodation in Brisbane. It also provides a free shuttle service, a BBQ/picnic area and an outdoor pool.

8
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
7.8 Good
350 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Located a short walk from Roma Street Busway Station, Summer House Backpackers Brisbane is an ideal base when in Brisbane. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

Cheapest hostels in Brisbane

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Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
7.8 Good
350 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Located a short walk from Roma Street Busway Station, Summer House Backpackers Brisbane is an ideal base when in Brisbane. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

$14
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Nomads Brisbane Hostel
Nomads Brisbane Hostel
6.7 Good
308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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0.3 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Brisbane hostel is situated just a short stroll from Queen Street Mall and St John's Cathedral. It is close to Brisbane City Hall, dining options and shops.

$15
Avg. per night
Manly Harbour Backpackers
Manly Harbour Backpackers
45 Cambridge Parade, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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15.6 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

This cosy Brisbane hostel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of Manly Railway Station. It is ideally positioned for those wishing to discover the area's attractions.

$15
Avg. per night
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
7.9 Good
47 Brighton Road, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.2 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Located a brief drive from Brisbane City Hall, Somewheretostay Backpackers offers cosy accommodation in Brisbane. It also provides a free shuttle service, a BBQ/picnic area and an outdoor pool.

$19
Avg. per night
Brisbane Backpackers Resort
Brisbane Backpackers Resort
7.7 Good
110 Vulture Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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2.0 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Brisbane Backpackers Resort is located in Brisbane and features a free shuttle service and free Wi-Fi. It also offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage and an outdoor pool.

$19
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Bunk Backpackers
Bunk Backpackers
7.7 Good
11 Gipps Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.1 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

Bunk Brisbane provides an art deco setting while in Brisbane. It also features a swimming pool, free Wi-Fi and a free shuttle service.

$19
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Chill Backpackers
Chill Backpackers
7.6 Good
328 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.4 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

This Brisbane hostel is located within a 10-minute stroll of Roma Street Busway Station. It is conveniently situated in the city centre.

$21
Avg. per night
City Backpackers HQ
City Backpackers HQ
7.6 Good
380 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
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1.5 km from city centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia 

City Backpackers HQ is situated conveniently in Brisbane and is within a 10-minute walk of Roma Street Busway Station. It also offers free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and a sun deck.

$21
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Brisbane hostel FAQs

  • What is the cost of a hostel in Brisbane?

    On average, it’s $30/night for a hostel in Brisbane, though $18/night or less would be considered a good deal. The least expensive hostel our users have found recently was for $14/night in Brisbane. Try to avoid booking your hostel in May (the most expensive month). Booking in September (the cheapest month) could save you money.

  • What’s the best hostel in Brisbane?

    With an average review score of 8.0 (out of 10) from 1,838 HotelsCombined users, Brisbane City Yha is considered the best Brisbane hostel.

  • What hostel is closest to Brisbane Airport?

    Manly Harbour Backpackers is 9.1 km away from Brisbane Airport, making it the closest Brisbane hostel to the city’s most popular airport.

  • What area of Brisbane is most popular to stay in?

    South Brisbane is the most popular area of Brisbane to stay in. In the past year, 26% of HotelsCombined users looking for Brisbane hostels searched within South Brisbane. Brisbane Backpackers Resort is a popular hostel in South Brisbane if you choose to stay in the area.

  • What is the most popular hostel in Brisbane closest to Queensland Performing Arts Centre?

    The most popular Brisbane hostel near Queensland Performing Arts Centre is Brisbane Backpackers Resort. Brisbane Backpackers Resort has a rating of 7.7/10 from 744 HotelsCombined users and it’s located just 0.9 km from Queensland Performing Arts Centre.

  • Should I stay in a Brisbane hostel?

    Hostels in Brisbane tend to have a more active social scene than hotels, so they’re perfect for outgoing travellers looking to meet other people. Brisbane hostels are, on average, cheaper than other stays in the city due to their dorm-style sleeping quarters. However, this means you can spend your money elsewhere such as on local tours and events.