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
  • Modern, comfortable hostel with friendly staff and handy central location - a short walk from Roma Street railway station, from which there is an airport shuttle.

    Jeremy H. (July 2014)

    Always good to stay here. Good location & value for money.

    Nicholas B. (July 2014)

    Staff are very friendly, helpful and highly efficient.

    Stuart H. (July 2014)

    this yha is better than most of yha in australia. Adelaide yha is also very good. I think these two yha are the best hostels in australia from what i know at the moment

    Leo W. (July 2014)

    Really nice modern hostel with a great kitchen- complete with tea towel drying cupboards! Very well kept and new facilities. Comfortable beds and great TV lounge an games room. Friendly staff and a social atmosphere. Fantastic view from the rooftop. ...

    Jane E. (July 2014)

    The best.

    Henrique P. (July 2014)

    If you u want make new friends, learn new culture, watch and cook master chief of the world from poeple of different cultures and background cooking style, this is the place to be. U will get joy and happiness which u couldn't find from 5 star hotel.

    Nebil A. (July 2014)

    The rooftop views from dining across brisbane river are excellent. Great location close to southbank cultural precint. Very helpful office staff. Fellow travellers delightful. Clean well run secure facility.

    Penny L. (July 2014)

    This stay was amazing ! I didn't stay long but I made a lot of friends, met people from every continents and had a great time thanks to the staff !!

    Pauline V. (July 2014)

    the roof terrace is really nice, the staff is so friendly

    Imke r. (July 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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