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
  • A beautiful hostel.

    Chi Hang P. (August 2014)

    Pretty good, although only one guy was helpfull and friendly in reception (long black hair and amazing smile!)

    Ksenia A. (August 2014)

    The hostel is conveniently located - it is just a few minutes walk to the museum, performance center, convention hall, city hall (where one can take the manually operated lift and see the old Ben clock up close) and Queen Street Mall ( for a lot of s...

    Rosario A. (August 2014)

    kitchen is perfect, car parking is not a problem.

    so k. (August 2014)

    The 2 bed room I shared with my friend was perfect! We also liked the clean and well separated style of the bathroom! Best Hostel we stayed in!! Thumbs up:)

    Kristina G. (August 2014)

    Good location, very quiet apart from the trains going by down the side of the hostel! Lovely, clean hostel. I stayed in a double room with a private bathroom! Very clean, everything we needed! Heater and air conditioning in room!

    Nicola P. (August 2014)

    Lovely twin en-suite, fantastically clean and tidy. Friendly staff, both at reception and in the cafe. Would completely recommend this YHA hostel :)

    Suzie P. (August 2014)

    Super clean hostel/private showers/kitchen. Staff was so friendly and helpful. Becky and Jono at the front are wonderful at their jobs & are both so sincere and always happy to help. Somebody give them a raise. They were incredible. Kim is an amazing...

    Josselyn M. (August 2014)

    I was very happy with my quite lengthy stay at the Brisbane YHA. It was a great location and the cafe there had great atmosphere and good service. It was easy to get to the Transit centre, Queen St, Mall and Southbank galleries etc.

    Shannah M. (August 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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