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Featured Hostels in Brisbane

Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
392 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $53 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

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

4.2/5Very Good! (254 reviews)
Good stay

"YHA is great value, extremely clean & friendly and in a good location. Only issue with the bottom floor inner double room was lack of an external window with natural light."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 22, 2020

Brisbane City YHA - Hostel
Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
2 out of 5
466 George Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is CA $39 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8

Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of North Quay, Roma Street Parkland and Queen Street Mall. Brisbane City ...

3.6/5Good! (139 reviews)

"It’a a nice place."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 21, 2020

Base Backpackers Brisbane Uptown - Hostel
Yellow Submarine Backpackers
2 out of 5
66 Quay Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $42 per night from Dec 22 to Dec 23

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 ...

2.6/5 (66 reviews)

"The room, toilets, showers and kitchen were clean enough. However, you can tell it’s an old building as the paint on the walls was peeling off in many places. Overall not bad for the price. What I did not appreciate is that reception is supposed to be open at 9 and there was no one until 9:35. There ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 29, 2020

Yellow Submarine Backpackers
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Brisbane Quarters
2 out of 5
419 Upper Edward St, Spring Hill, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $37 per night from Dec 2 to Dec 3

Located in Spring Hill, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Queen Street Mall and Eagle Street Pier. Brunswick Street Mall and South Bank Parklands are ...

4/5Very Good! (2 reviews)

"Little noisy from people outside been my room was on the ground level and busy street, Can't have visitors which was a little silly, room nice and clean"…"

Reviewed on Oct. 17, 2020

Brisbane Quarters
Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel
2 out of 5
110 Vulture Street, West End, QLD
The price is CA $47 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in West End, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Brewing Co. and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. South Bank Parklands and Wheel ...

3.8/5Good! (139 reviews)

"Great social aspect to it."…"

Reviewed on Jun. 22, 2020

Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel
Nomads Brisbane Hostel
2 out of 5
308 Edward Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is CA $53 per night from Dec 8 to Dec 9

Located in Brisbane Central Business District, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of ANZAC Square War Memorial, King George Square and Brisbane City Hall. ...

3/5 (417 reviews)

"Great price for single room especially in such a central location."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 23, 2020

Nomads Brisbane Hostel
Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel
2 out of 5
147 Vulture Street, West End, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $28 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in West End, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Brewing Co. and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. South Bank Parklands and Wheel ...

3.4/5 (28 reviews)

"Good place to stay! Nice staff and nice guests!! Will definitely come back!"…"

Reviewed on Mar. 18, 2020

Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel
Bunk Backpackers
2 out of 5
11 Gipps Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $35 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Fortitude Valley, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Chinatown Mall, Howard Smith Wharves and Story Bridge. Queen Street Mall and Emporium ...

3.8/5Good! (188 reviews)
Did well what it said on the packet

"We stayed in a twin room which was a tiny room with bunk beds, though it met our needs and we were very pleased to find the en-suite is right next door and shared with one other room. The bar downstairs, Birdees, was having an open mic night (Tues) so it was really lucky to be staying there and meeting ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul. 29, 2020

Bunk Backpackers
Breeze Lodge - Hostel
2 out of 5
635 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, QLD
The price is CA $46 per night from Dec 1 to Dec 2

Located in Kangaroo Point, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of St Vincent's Hospital Brisbane, The Gabba and Mater Private Hospital Brisbane. South Bank ...

4.4/5Excellent! (76 reviews)

"The property had great staff who were very friendly"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 15, 2020

Breeze Lodge - Hostel
Banana Bender Backpackers
2 out of 5
118 Petrie Terrace, Petrie Terrace, QLD
The price is CA $54 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Petrie Terrace, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Barracks and Suncorp Stadium. Roma Street Parkland and XXXX Brewery are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (41 reviews)

"Great location with a short walk to shops. Staff a friendly and helpful. Very busy road in the mornings which made it hard to sleep. Blinds are old and open with the fan on, curtains would have been nice"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 18, 2019

Banana Bender Backpackers
Manly Harbour Backpackers
2 out of 5
45 Cambridge Parade, Manly, QLD
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Located in Manly, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Manly Harbour Village and Manly Boat Harbour. Sleeman Sports Complex and Port of Brisbane are also ...

2.9/5 (27 reviews)

"Clean and tidy, plenty of space to park, close to the beach and shops,"…"

Reviewed on Feb. 13, 2020

Manly Harbour Backpackers
City Backpackers HQ
2 out of 5
380 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $58 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

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

3.6/5Good! (30 reviews)

"Check in: Good Check out: Confused, not professional"…"

Reviewed on Aug. 2, 2020

City Backpackers HQ
Somewhere To Stay - Hostel
2 out of 5
47 Brighton Road, Highgate Hill, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $51 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in Highgate Hill, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Brisbane Brewing Co., South Bank Parklands and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. ...

3.4/5Good! (129 reviews)
Two-way Bargain: you get what you pay for

"2/5 Star rating. Great location. Laid back style receptionist. Car park is always full however there is sufficient space along the side road. Although the rooms are dated, windows and floor boards squeak and traffic noise tend to flow in, othee guests are quiet and tidy. The bunk beds especially ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 27, 2017

Somewhere To Stay - Hostel
Chill Backpackers
2 out of 5
328 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $69 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10

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

4/5Very Good! (5 reviews)

"Good - Temperature of rooms;helpful staff Average - lack of cooking hotplates for number of guests. Especially when some don't work. Same applies to fridge space and door where my food was not closing properly. Sharp cutting knives. Bad - Room swipe card constantly not working"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 2, 2020

Chill Backpackers
Joe's Place Backpackers
2 out of 5
390 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $46 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

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

1/5 (1 review)
詐欺ではないか。

"鍵のデポジットとしてカードで25.16ドル払ったが、チェックアウト時に現金で20ドルしか返してくれませんでした。証明書を見せて抗議しても20ドルの一点張りだったので、証明書の記載が間違っているのかと思いましたが、帰ってきて確認するとやっぱり25.16ドル引き落とされていました。 泥棒だと思います。"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2020

Joe's Place Backpackers
Wesley Taylor Art Studios Paint & Stay Plus Tour
380 Upper Roma Street, Brisbane, QLD
The price is CA $239 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

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

Wesley Taylor Art Studios Paint & Stay Plus Tour
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
2 out of 5
350 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $43 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

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

3.8/5Good! (91 reviews)

"The room are dirty the whole hostel is in poor condition ... over crowded"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 23, 2020

Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Group of 8
The price is CA $200 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1

Located in West End, this family-friendly Brisbane hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Brewing Co. and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. South ...

Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Group of 8
Wesley Taylor Art Studios Paint & Stay Plus Tour
380 Upper Roma St, Brisbane, QLD
The price is CA $239 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14

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

Wesley Taylor Art Studios Paint & Stay Plus Tour
Boribista Accommodation
2 out of 5
15 Browning St, South Brisbane, QLD
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Located in South Brisbane, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Brewing Co. and Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. South Bank Parklands ...

3.5/5Good! (2 reviews)

"Good location, friendly and helpful host. However, the good stops here. The toilet, shower abd cooking premises were disgusting due to some people not cleaning after themselves. Dirty toilets, showers, bathroom sinks and kitchen. No AC in the room but for this rate there should be an AC as the room ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 13, 2020

Boribista Accommodation
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Emporium Hotel South Bank

Emporium Hotel South Bank

5 out of 5
267 Grey St, South Brisbane, QLD
The price is CA $216 per night from Dec 7 to Dec 8
4.8/5Exceptional! (352 reviews)

"Amazing staff amazing food I’m keen for the my next stay"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 25, 2020

Emporium Hotel South Bank
Stamford Plaza Brisbane

Stamford Plaza Brisbane

5 out of 5
Corner of Margaret & Edward Streets, South Brisbane, Brisbane, QLD
The price is CA $147 per night from Nov 30 to Dec 1
4.4/5Excellent! (1,128 reviews)

"Location is fantastic as it’s on the river. Can walk along the river, into the city or across to Southbank"…"

Reviewed on Nov. 8, 2020

Stamford Plaza Brisbane
Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites

4.5 out of 5
420 Queen St, Brisbane, QLD
The price is CA $104 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
4.1/5Very Good! (1,805 reviews)

"Lovely views, very handy location. Fantastic and helpful friendly staff."…"

Reviewed on Sep. 12, 2020

Oaks Brisbane Aurora Suites
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're hoping to find a low-cost place to stay in Brisbane, one of its 19 hostels might be a great option. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Brisbane for a lower cost, so you can save more for exploring. We've heard good things about the marina and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

Hostels in Brisbane

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options get the highest reviews from our customers and could be a good place to look first:

Nomads Brisbane Hostel - 2-minute walk from Brisbane Central Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as a restaurant.

Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and South Bank Parklands. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with showers.

Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and South Bank Parklands. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a shared/communal kitchen. You'll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms.

Breeze Lodge - Hostel - Located steps from Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Summer House Brisbane - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Suncorp Stadium. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a rooftop terrace. You'll find showers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Brisbane?

Good weather's definitely a plus when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically December and February, while August and July are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 85° F and nighttime temperatures average 63° F
  • April-June: 80° F is the daytime average and 50° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 77° F and nighttime averages are around 49° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 85° F during the day and 57° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 44.49 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Brisbane?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Queen Street Mall
  • Brisbane Botanic Gardens
  • South Bank Parklands
Natural Features
  • Roma Street Parkland
  • Riverstage
  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs
Cultural Attractions
  • Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium
  • Queensland Performing Arts Centre
  • Tivoli

Overall, Brisbane is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Marina
  • Riverfront
  • Parks

How to Get to Brisbane and Around the Area

You can fly into the nearest airport in Brisbane, QLD (BNE), 8.2 mi (13.2 km) from the city center. After you've arrived, you may want to use public transit during your trip. Head over to Grandchester Station for metro transit. To check out more of the surrounding area, take a train from Brisbane Central Station, Brisbane Roma Street Station, or South Brisbane Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Brisbane?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for going out. We’ve heard good things about this destination’s natural setting, including its river views and natural parks.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Brisbane?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to look first: Nomads Brisbane Hostel - 2-minute walk from Brisbane Central Station for easy access to public transit. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a nightclub, as well as a restaurant. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Breeze Lodge - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of The Gabba and South Bank Parklands. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as a rooftop terrace. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Brisbane Quarters - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Brisbane Central Station. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with towels, showers, and lockers. Brisbane City YHA - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Suncorp Stadium. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a restaurant. You’ll find towels, showers, and linens in all rooms. Brisbane Backpackers Resort - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with showers.
How many hostels can I expect to find in Brisbane?
If you’re searching for a low-cost place to stay in Brisbane, one of Expedia’s 26 hostels could be a great option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Brisbane?
The weather is important when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually January and February with an average temp of 75°F, while the coldest months are July and August with an average of 61°F. Average annual precipitation for Brisbane is 38 inches.
What is there to see and do in Brisbane?
Generally, Brisbane is known for its restaurants, marina, and rivers. Major attractions include Queen Street Mall, South Bank Parklands, and Roma Street Parkland. Get out into nature with places like Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Riverstage, and Howard Smith Wharves. Cultural attractions include Queensland Performing Arts Centre, North Quay, and Tivoli.
What's the best way to get to and around Brisbane while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in Brisbane in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Brisbane, QLD Airport (BNE), located 8.2 mi (13.2 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to make use of public transit. Head to Grandchester Station for metro transit. To see more of the area, catch a train at Brisbane Central Station, Brisbane Roma Street Station, or South Brisbane Station.

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