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Rockhampton YHA

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    Rockhampton YHA - reception
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    Rockhampton YHA Backpackers - bbq area
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    Rockhampton YHA Backpackers - kitchen
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    Rockhampton YHA - double twin ensuite

Rockhampton YHA

Due to the shared nature of the facilities at YHA properties, YHA requires all guests to provide proof of full vaccination and wear masks in common areas. A safe stay is our top priority so we have enhanced hygiene measures in place, along with social distancing practices. More information can be found here. If you are required to self-isolate or quarantine, please be advised you cannot be accommodated at a YHA property until after this has been completed.

Rockhampton YHA traveller hostel is located a short walk from the Fitzroy River and the CBD. The hostel has co-living and double/twin rooms, some with ensuites as well as a spacious outdoor area and swimming pool.

Private Rooms

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    Double twin room
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    Private room

All private rooms include: 

  • Ensuite, bed linen, & Wi-Fi
  • Access to BBQ, kitchen, & laundry
  • Use of courtesy bus

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking

Co-living Rooms

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    4 share dorm
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    4 share dorm 2
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    6 share dorm
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    8 share dorm

All co-living rooms include: 

  • Linen & Wi-Fi
  • Access to BBQ, kitchen, & laundry
  • Use of courtesy bus

Option up:

  • Premium Wi-Fi
  • Parking


  • Air conditioning
  • Barbeque
  • Courtesy Bus
  • Internet/E-mail
  • Parking
  • Television
  • Tour Desk


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More about Rockhampton

Facilities include kitchen, laundry, dining and TV room internet and tour booking service which is available at the hostel reception. A free WiFi hotspot is also available in the reception area.


82% customer rating, based on 508 reviews
  • It was awesome
    Florencia M 27/10/2020
  • Nice hostel but far from the city and other attractions.
    Allison P 12/06/2019
  • Very friendly and welcoming staff
    Andrew O 6/02/2019
  • Very good place. Nice people and lovely dog
    Peng L 26/02/2018
  • Great value for money! Clean, nice shared showers.
    Caitlin K 24/07/2017
  • A pleasant cabin with a double bed, its own bathroom, fridge and coffee making facilities. The comunal kitchen was excellent and lots of places to sit and eat or relax. In a quiet part of Rockhampton.
    Sue C 28/02/2017
  • The hostel is good but very hot in summer. It was clean and the staff friendly. Lots of water pressure in the shower. Bed was comfy.
    Sam G 20/02/2017
  • The staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly centrally located had a great time here!!!
    Paul H 10/02/2017
  • Very friendly staff and great place to stay!
    Katja W 11/11/2016
  • Terrific location and service, great people and food nearby, very much for a younger crowd
    Max K 1/07/2016

Our location...

Address: 60 MacFarlane Street
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State: QLD, 4701
Phone: (+617) 4927 5288 or 1800 617 194 (within Australia)
Hostel Manager: Steph & Auzen
Payment: MasterCard,Visa


Hostel Open all year

7:00am to 8:30pm Please phone the hostel for late arrival information.

Check in from 1:00pm daily
Check out until 10:00am daily
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YHA acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia. We acknowledge and pay our respects to Elders past, present, emerging and the extended Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island community.