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Brisbane City YHA

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Brisbane City YHA

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, our properties are implementing all the government’s social distancing guidelines and safe hygience practices. Guests will need to follow them.

Great deals: Book a bed for just $19/night for stays between 5 March and 31 May 2020 through the app. This offer is exclusive to the YHA Australia app (download now). 

Check out our weekly rates from $100 under our SPECIALS tab and save up to $133 per week*.

Staying longer? Check at reception for our monthly rate deals.

*Rates and discounts vary and depend on room types.

Brisbane City YHA is an award-winning backpackers hostel overlooking the Brisbane River and CBD. Close to major attractions including Suncorp Stadium and South Bank, this backpackers’ hostel offers quality accommodation for budget conscious travellers.

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 City YHA will not accommodate guests under the age of 18 unless travelling with a parent or guardian over the age of 21. Under 18s will only be accommodated in Private Rooms. 

Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi throughout the property 
  • Lockers, & air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Linen & individual bed light
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning 
  • Access to BBQ, swimming pool & games room

Option up:

  • Ensuite
  • Parking


  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Free, fast Wi-Fi
  • Laundry (fees apply)
  • Kitchen
  • Outdoor area
  • Swimming pool
  • Paid Luggage storage
  • Paid Parking
  • Air conditioning
  • Reading lights
  • Bar and cafe
  • 24 Hour reception
  • Hair dryers for hire
  • ATM
  • Tour Desk
  • TV Room

More about Brisbane City YHA

The hostel has everything backpackers could want! It offers an amazing rooftop pool with some of the best views in Brisbane, on-site cafe, free and fast Wi-Fi all throughout the property, group accommodation facilities and organised tours and activities.

There are loads of activities for guests to meet fellow travellers, including movie nights, weekly guided walking excursions of Brisbane City and Friday barbecues.

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

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


80% customer rating, based on 10218 reviews
  • Good hostel, could be more central location
    Charlie S 18/03/2020
  • Very welcoming staffs. I enjoyed my stay in Brisbane City YHA.
    Da N 17/03/2020
  • Reception staff was really nice!
    Merilin L 16/03/2020
  • very good experience!
    Guido S 9/03/2020
  • Good hostel, the localisation is great There is noise during the night But it is a good place for some nights
    Lorane C 9/03/2020
  • Good hostel. If i'm going to Brisbane another time, I will definitely stay at YHA.
    Maria G 9/03/2020
  • Laying in a hammock on the roof of the hostel with a view over the skyline of Brisbane - what an incredible experience!
    Anna S 6/03/2020
  • Always a pleasure
    Diana P 3/03/2020
  • Very good
    Liwen Q 3/03/2020
  • Great
    Robert P 2/03/2020
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Address: 392 Upper Roma Street
State: QLD, 4000
Phone: (+617) 3236 1004
Hostel Manager: Alison Boyd
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

24 hours with limited services between 11:00pm to 6:00am Limited secure parking is available onsite at the hostel. Please enquire prior to arrival to avoid disappointment. Fees apply.

Check in from 2:00pm daily - please advise hostel if arriving after 11:00pm
Check out until 10:00am daily
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