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BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel
2 out of 5
6 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $71 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, Ripley's Believe It or Not, and Centro Surfers Paradise. Draculas Haunted ...
4.2/5Very Good! (277 reviews)
"Clean, excellent location and good room sizes. Guests were very friendly and had a blast."

Reviewed on Jan. 6, 2021

BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel
Coolangatta Sands Hotel
2 out of 5
Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD
The price is CA $64 per night from Sep 26 to Sep 26
Located in Coolangatta, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Uniting Church and Coolangatta Beach. Kirra Hill Community Center and The Strand ...
3.3/5 (129 reviews)
"Good location"

Reviewed on Sep. 19, 2021

Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Backpackers In Paradise Resort
2.5 out of 5
40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is CA $63 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, SkyPoint Observation Deck, and Infinity Attraction. Gold Coast Convention ...
3.3/5 (153 reviews)
Amazing couple days off!!
"Excellent customer service!! Need more bin I the dorm room and offer a variety more tap beer like ginger beer in the bar please!!"

Reviewed on May 20, 2021

Backpackers In Paradise Resort
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Maxmee Resort - Hostel
1 out of 5
2837 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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The price is CA $84 per night from Sep 24 to Sep 24
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition ...
3.2/5 (6 reviews)
happy stay
"It was easy going, relaxed and all was good!"

Reviewed on May 9, 2021

Maxmee Resort - Hostel
Budds in Surfers
2 out of 5
6 Pine Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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The price is CA $67 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Adrenalin Park, Chevron Renaissance, and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Slingshot ...
3.2/5 (130 reviews)
"Staff were awesome... The pool was okay. The location of this place is perfect... Walking distance to everything, beachside market, skypoint observation deck, slingshot rides,shops, dining and so much more to mention."

Reviewed on Jun. 18, 2021

Budds in Surfers
Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel
1 out of 5
28 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is steps from SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also within 10 minutes. ...
3.7/5Good! (209 reviews)
"loved the staff very friendly and helpful kitchen was a;ways clean and no food was stolen thank god. i will definitely stay again highly recommend it"

Reviewed on Apr. 27, 2019

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Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel
Coolangatta YHA - Hostel
1 out of 5
230 Coolangatta Road, Bilinga, QLD
Located in Bilinga, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bilinga Beach and Kirra Beach. Coolangatta Beach and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are also within 3 ...
3.7/5Good! (124 reviews)
"Close to the airport and beach, quick check in, all the facilities of a good back packers Stayed in an 8 bed dorm. Mattress was a little thin but still managed a good night sleep."

Reviewed on Jan. 31, 2020

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Coolangatta YHA - Hostel
Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
2 out of 5
76 Appel Street, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre ...
3.7/5Good! (41 reviews)
Good
"- got charged on arrival but had actually pre paid online - all good though, got reimbursed the morning after - welcoming staff - clean facility"

Reviewed on Jan. 2, 2021

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Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise - Hostel
2 out of 5
26 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, SkyPoint Observation Deck, and Surfers Paradise Beach. Chevron Renaissance ...
2.9/5 (93 reviews)
Scam
"It was shut down, and didnt tell me! Hotel. Com just sent me au$25 coupon, couldnt refund the cash for me. Like scam"

Reviewed on Oct. 11, 2019

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Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise - Hostel
Rainbow Bay Backpackers
2 out of 5
3 Hill St, Coolangatta, QLD
Located in Coolangatta, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Coolangatta Beach, Greenmount Beach, and Snapper Rocks. Kirra Beach is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) ...
4.9/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)
Good for a budget n great location
"A bery good location and smily stuff helped me with many things... totslly recommend for short stay"

Reviewed on May 4, 2021

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Rainbow Bay Backpackers
Mummas Hostel Surfers Paradise
2 out of 5
8 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, SkyPoint Observation Deck, and Chevron Renaissance. Timezone and Infinity ...
3.4/5 (5 reviews)
Cosy hostel with friendly, home-like vibe
"A small but cosy hostel that is a 10 minute walk from the beach, shop, restaurants and pubs. There is free pizza on Tuesdays and bbq on Saturdays. The staff is always friendly and the vibe makes you feel at home. I would definitely stay again the next time I visit the Gold Coast."

Reviewed on Feb. 7, 2021

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Mummas Hostel Surfers Paradise
Down Under Hostels by the beach
2 out of 5
3323 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Located in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of King Tutts Putt Putt and Surfers Paradise Beach. Chevron Renaissance and Slingshot are ...
3.4/5 (14 reviews)
"The key didn’t open the door to the room so they suggested we leave it open all night."

Reviewed on Jan. 9, 2020

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The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Broadbeach Island Gold Coast, Broadbeach, QLD
The price is CA $214 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
4.4/5Excellent! (1,261 reviews)
"Great location, modern apartment"

Reviewed on Sep. 17, 2021

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
Meriton Suites Surfers Paradise

Meriton Suites Surfers Paradise

3 out of 5
86 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is CA $86 per night from Oct 14 to Oct 14
4/5Very Good! (7 reviews)
"It was clean, comfortable with spectacular view"

Reviewed on Sep. 21, 2021

Meriton Suites Surfers Paradise
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast

Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast

5 out of 5
2669 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
The price is CA $110 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
4.6/5Exceptional! (2,696 reviews)
"Overall great stay. Great location, good room and loved the pool /gym area and friendly helpful staff."

Reviewed on Sep. 20, 2021

Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Gold Coast, one of its 12 hostels could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Gold Coast for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.

Hostels in Gold Coast

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

Coolangatta Sands Hotel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar. Rooms come with showers.

BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel - Located steps from Cavill Avenue. You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers.

Aquarius Gold Coast - Located within a 20-minute walk of Broadwater Parklands. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You'll find showers in all rooms.

Budds in Surfers - Located steps from Slingshot. You can take advantage of free continental breakfast and free WiFi, as well as an outdoor pool.

Coolangatta YHA - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Kirra Beach. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You'll find showers in all rooms.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Gold Coast?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and August are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 82° F and nighttime temperatures average 64° F
  • April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 51° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 50° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 81° F during the day and 59° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.26 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Gold Coast?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • SkyPoint Observation Deck
  • Surfers Paradise Beach
  • The Star Gold Coast
Natural Features
  • Springbrook National Park
  • Broadwater Parklands
  • WhiteWater World
Cultural Attractions
  • Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise
  • Ripley's Believe It or Not
  • Dracula's Queensland

Overall, Gold Coast is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Shopping
  • Restaurants
  • Theme parks
  • Golfing

How to Get to Gold Coast and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. An alternative is Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is 47.5 mi (76.4 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. You can take advantage of metro transit at Florida Gardens station, Broadbeach South Light Rail Station, and Robina Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Varsity Lakes Station, Helensvale Station, or Gold Coast City Coomera Station.

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