Brisbane City YHA

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  • Getting here by train

    Roma Street Train Station is 600m from Brisbane City YHA.

    Local, intrastate and interstate Queensland Rail services available from Roma Street Train Station.

    Getting here by bus

    Brisbane Transit Centre is 600m from Brisbane City YHA Hostel.

    All major coach companies service the Brisbane Transit Centre.

    Nearest airport

    Brisbane Airport is 17km from Brisbane City YHA Hostel.

    Airtrain services available to/from Roma Street Train Station.

    Shuttle bus services available to/from Brisbane City YHA (operated by con-x-ion airport transfers).


    Parking - Limited secure parking is available onsite at the hostel. Please enquire prior to arrival to avoid disappointment. Fees apply.

    The hostel is only a 2 minute walk to Suncorp Stadium and just over the river from Brisbane's Cultural Centre.

    Feeling hungry? The on-site cafe is the perfect place to refuel with a hearty breakfast ready for a big day in Brisbane. Or quench your thirst with a cold beer and a chat with other nomads.

    Around the hostel

    Main attractions

    • Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha 
    • The Story Bridge
    • World's Largest Koala Sanctuary
    • South Bank Parklands 
    • Roma Street Parkland
    • Brisbane Botanic Gardens
    • The Wheel of Brisbane
    • St. Helena Island National Park

    Nearby facilities & attractions

    • Australia Zoo
    • Suncorp Stadium
    • Queensland Museum
    • Brewery Tours & Beer Tasting
    • Restaurants, Nightclubs, and Pubs
    • State Library of Queensland
    • Museum of Brisbane
    • Rocks Riverside Park
    • The Gabba 
    • Treasury Casino
    • Parliament House
    • Alma Park Zoo
    • Brisbane City Hall
    • Eagle Farm Racecourse
    • Brisbane Entertainment Centre
    • Brisbane Arcade
    • Brisbane Forest Park
    • Queensland Cultural Centre
    • Sir Thomas Planetarium
    • The Giant Drop

    Find us...

    Address: 392 Upper Roma Street
    Brisbane , QLD 4000
    Phone: (+617) 3236 1004
    Hostel Manager: Sam Owen
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

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  • Brisbane City YHA

    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.

    The hostel has everything backpackers could want! It offers an amazing rooftop pool with some of the best views in town, on-site cafe, free Wi-Fi hotspot (Wi-Fi Plus also available), 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.

    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.



    • Sleeps 373 guests
    • Multi-share dorms
    • Double/Twin rooms
    • Ensuite rooms
    • Family rooms
    • Group bookings


    • Air conditioning
    • Swimming Pool
    • Games room
    • Free Hot Spot & Wifi Plus
    • Secure Parking (fees apply, please contact the hostel to book)
    • Television
    • Tour Desk
    • Disabled Access
    • Cycle Hire


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


    90% customer rating, based on 7237 Reviews
    • The family room was just great - very clean and comfortable and teriffic value, esp the brilliant location and views. Will definitely visit again!
      Neville C August 2017

    Find us...

    Address: 392 Upper Roma Street
    Brisbane , QLD 4000
    Phone: (+617) 3236 1004
    Hostel Manager: Sam Owen
    Payment: MasterCard, Visa

    Opening times

    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. Passport or government issued photo ID required at check in. 
    Check out until 10:00am daily

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    Things to do in Brisbane

    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 or Stradbroke Island, visit Australia Zoo or watch a football game at the stadiums nearby.

    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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    FREE things to do in Brisbane

    1. City Hopper – What better way to explore Brisbane? The free ferry departs every 30 minutes up until 11pm

    2. Southbank Parklands – Soak up some sun at Brisbane’s inner City Beach and wander the markets on weekends
    3. The Gallery of Modern Art – The largest modern art gallery in Mainland Australia. Always loads going on and just a short walk from the hostel.
    4. Queensland Museum – right by the Gallery of Modern Art. Entry is free.
    5. Queensland Art Gallery
    6. Roma Street Parklands – Take in some native flora and fauna and located just behind Roma Street Station.