Townsville YHA

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Townsville YHA

Rambutan Townsville YHA is a stylish oasis located in the heart of the city just walking distance to tropical beaches, cafes, shops and nightlife.

Save money on tours and experiences with our exclusive YHA deals. Book online before you arrive!

Please note: Townsville YHA can only accommodate guests who are 18 years of age and over.


Shared Rooms

All shared rooms include:

  • Ensuite, linen, & lockers
  • Wi-Fi & air conditioning 
  • Access to rooftop pool, laundry, & kitchen

Option up:

  • Parking
  • Shuttle bus

Private Rooms

All private rooms include:

  • Ensuite, flat screen TV, linen, & towels
  • Wi-Fi & air conditioning 
  • Access to rooftop pool, laundry, & kitchen

Option up:

  • Parking
  • Shuttle bus


  • Air-conditioning
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Café
  • Common room
  • Disabled Access and Rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Live Entertainment and DJ
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Rooftop Pool
  • Shuttle Bus (must be prebooked)
  • TV


per person

Magnetic Island Koala Experience - 3 Day/ 2 Night

Get up close and personal with Australian wildlife on Magnetic Island in Queensland with this 3 day/2 night adventure.
per person

Greyhound Whimit Bus Pass

The most affordable and flexible Australian travel pass. Travel on the Greyhound network anywhere around Australia for as long as your time allows. Book with YHA to save 5%

More about Townsville YHA

This luxurious hostel is the ultimate spot to kick back and relax, boasting a stunning rooftop pool surrounded by cabanas and pool lounges, as well as an outdoor bar and restaurant.

Rambutan Townsville YHA has a range of accommodation options including mixed gender dorms, private dorms and king rooms. You can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all common areas and access a full kitchen and laundry facilities.  

Townsville is an ideal stop over while travelling along Queensland’s east coast, located between Airlie Beach and Cairns. It’s also the perfect place to stay before or after your trip over to tropical Magnetic Island.

Whether you want to go jet-ski riding, enjoy the night life or have some down time – Townsville has you covered..


85% customer rating, based on 852 reviews
  • Awesome location and great value for money
    Barney P 26/02/2019
  • Heard about this hostel through Instagram. One of the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. Friendly staff, modern amenities and great location for visiting Magnetic Island.
    Caitlin D 18/02/2019
  • Staff were so friendly and helpful. Would highly recommend Rambutan to anyone looking for a great place to stay in Townsville.
    Jo B 5/02/2019
  • Great value for money, great facilities and lovely staff. Highly recommend for travellers and a like.
    Phoebe W 11/01/2019
  • Excellent location, very secure.
    Emma-Leigh H 1/01/2019
  • The nicest hostel I have stayed at! Pool bar area was so nice! Little bit of luxury while travelling!
    Abigail W 1/01/2019
  • Perfect hostel!!!
    Franziska B 7/12/2018
  • Amazing! Best hostel in Australia I’ve stayed in! Feels like a hotel not a hostel.
    Danielle S 29/11/2018
  • Can't believe this is a YHA, so amazing!!!
    Michael T 6/11/2018
  • Absolutely loved the overall experience. Everything was perfect. Will come back for sure!
    Luke S 16/10/2018

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Address: 113-119 Flinders St
State: QLD, 4810
Phone: (+617) 4771 6915
Hostel Manager: Chris Hanson
Payment: MasterCard,Visa,American Express


Hostel Open all year

24 Hour - Main doors close between 22:00 – 06:00

Check in 2pm - 12am
Check out until 11:00am daily
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