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Best Brisbane hostels

Most recommended Brisbane hostels

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City Backpackers HQ - Brisbane - Balcony
City Backpackers HQ
7.5 Good
Brisbane CBDR1 797+
R1 797+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Banana Bender Backpackers - Brisbane - Restaurant
Banana Bender Backpackers
Petrie TerraceR618+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Somewhere To Stay Backpackers
7.7 Good
Highgate HillR1 410+
R1 410+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Bunk Backpackers
7.4 Good
Fortitude ValleyR1 584+
R1 584+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel
5.8 Fair
West EndR348+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Selina Brisbane
8 Very Good
Brisbane CBDR2 299+
R2 299+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning
Minto - Hostel
Highgate HillR1 236+
R1 236+
Aussie Way Lodge
Petrie TerraceR1 893+
R1 893+
Free Wi-Fi
Air conditioning

Brisbane hostels near the city centre

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Brisbane City Yha - Brisbane - Pool
Brisbane City Yha
7.5 Good
Brisbane CBDR1 893+
R1 893+
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel - Brisbane - Patio
Summer House Brisbane - Hostel
6.3 Okay
Brisbane CBDR676+
Chill Backpackers
5.9 Fair
Brisbane CBDR1 372+
R1 372+

How much is a Brisbane hostel?

Here are our most popular & best value hostels

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R1 620
Cheapest month to stay with an average 47% drop in price.
Most expensive month to stay with an average 68% rise in price.
Average Sun - Thu price over the last 2 weeks.
Average Fri & Sat price over the last 2 weeks.

When to book a hostel in Brisbane

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Top tips for finding Brisbane hostel deals

  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Brisbane, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Brisbane in August and July.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Brisbane if you stay on a Tuesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Brisbane hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Brisbane

  • How much does a hostel cost in Brisbane?

    Hostel prices in Brisbane can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Brisbane is R78 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as R16 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Brisbane?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Brisbane is R78 compared to R163 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Brisbane safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Brisbane. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Brisbane?

Our map will help you find the perfect hostel in Brisbane by showing you the exact location of each hostel