Brisbane City YHA

  • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Entrance
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Entrance
    • Brisbane Video
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Rooftop Pool
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Rooftop
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Dorm Room
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Double Room
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Twin Room
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Family Room
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Kitchen
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Dining Room
    • Brisbane City YHA Backpackers Drifters Cafe
  • The hostel is clean and has a friendly atmosphere. The staff also was helpful. Enjoyed my stay in the hostel. Keep up the good work.

    Anna C. (October 2014)

    Fabulous hostel. Thank you so much.

    Helen M. (October 2014)

    Very friendly staff, doing a good job in organisating tours and our further journey. Thanks and good on ya!

    Manuel Z. (October 2014)

    Staff on desk very helpful. Not all info is on internet. Person to person touch/contact more useful. Activities in hostel if travelling alone. I shared ensuite twin room - what excellent value!

    Elizabeth F. (October 2014)

    This hostel is in the perfect place it close enough to the river and the transit centre to get connections to other places is only a 10 minute walk down the road. There are some great places to eat out but I recommend the drifters Café and bar as the...

    Rebecca Y. (October 2014)

    Thank you once again for a great stay with you.

    Edwin W. (October 2014)

    Stayed for 2 nights in October. Used it as a base to do the Brisbane to Gold Coast bike ride - great location - close to the start & right near Roma St Station when we caught the train back to the city after the ride. Was even surprisingly quiet with...

    Nicholas B. (October 2014)

    Such an incredible experience with very friendly staff. The hostel is very clean and safe. Great facilities with lovely dorms. Would recommend it to anyone.

    carolyn f. (October 2014)

    Stayed here for Bledisloe in a 4 person private room. Perfect location. Great facilities. And everyone was too happy to help. For cheap an easy accommodation you can't get any better.

    Tom T. (October 2014)

  • Stay at our safe award-winning hostel in Brisbane 

    Brisbane City YHA is located in the heart of the city. Close to major attractions including Suncorp Stadium, the budget backpacker accommodation offers quality accommodation for budget conscious travellers.

    Three-time winner (and Hall of Fame) in the 2012 Queensland Tourism Awards for Best Backpacker Hostel in Queensland, Brisbane City YHA has everything a backpacker could want. It offers an amazing rooftop pool which overlooks Brisbane’s CBD and River, an onsite cafe, Wi-Fi, group accommodation facilities and organised tours and activities. 

    This YHA is Brisbane’s newest hostel and offers affordable accommodation with modern multi-share, twin, double and family rooms.

    Book a room at Brisbane City YHA, experience our excellent facilities and hang out with our friendly local staff.

    Family Rooms: To book a family room rate there must be at least one child under 18 and 1-2 adults; otherwise this special room rate will be adjusted to the usual adult prices with the difference payable on arrival.


    Brisbane is hosting the G20 Summit in November 2014.

    Please see the PDF below for further information:

    G20 Summit Brisbane 2014


  • Facilities

    • Airconditioning
    • Swimming Pool
    • Games room
    • Internet/E-mail
    • Secure Parking
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Disabled Access
    • Cycle Hire
  • Activities

    • 4WD Tours
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • World's Largest Koala Sanctuary
    • Galleries/Museums
    • Brewery Tour & Beer Tasting
    • National Park
    • Shopping
    • Swimming
    • Whale Watching
    • Cycling
  • Things to do

    Brisbane is a vibrant city renowned for its outdoor lifestyle.
    Cruise along the Brisbane River, enjoy city views from Mt Coot-tha, climb the Story Bridge or visit South Bank Parklands and swim in the beach lagoon.

    Take a day trip to Moreton Island, visit Australia Zoo or watch a football game at the stadiums nearby.

    Hungry? Drifters Cafe has great coffee and yummy meals.


    Brisbane is a great place to party. Visit  some of its many dining and entertainment precincts – the Valley, Caxton Street, West End and South Bank are just a few. Brisbane City YHA hostel is located in the centre of all the action. Licensed restaurant/cafe on-site. 

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