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Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
2 out of 5
76 Appel Street, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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The price is £36 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Surfers Paradise Beach and Chevron Renaissance ...

3.7/5Good! (39 reviews)

"Free use of both washing machine & dryer, laundry facilities, including the provision of laundry detergent;+ Cable TV; + quick, easy, close by, walking distance, to GLink Tram, Cavill Mall, Surf Lifesaver Flags @ Surfers Paradise & Northcliff Beaches; yet quiet location. Not good:- the couches! They ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Dec 2019

Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise
Aquarius Gold Coast
2 out of 5
44 Queen Street, Southport, QLD
The price is £48 per night

Situated in the entertainment district, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Surfers Paradise Beach, Chevron Renaissance and Sea World. Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint ...

3.8/5Good! (142 reviews)
Great location

"Very easy location close to beach, awesome!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Jan 2020

Aquarius Gold Coast
Maxmee Resort - Hostel
1 out of 5
2837 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £30 per night

Situated in Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition ...

1/5 (1 review)

"This is Another Scam. the property was below standard had to leave immediately, made a complaint and waiting for a week to resolve this,, Terrible Service"…"

Reviewed on 4 Mar 2020

Maxmee Resort - Hostel
Budds in Surfers
2 out of 5
6 Pine Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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The price is £52 per night

Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is steps away from Chevron Island and Slingshot. Chevron Renaissance and Surfers Paradise Beach are also ...

3.2/5 (125 reviews)
Locals arent allowed

"Overall a good stay. Busy out in Surfers Paradise to spend much time in the hostel. Although good, they do have a policy that locals are not meant to stay with them, which i didnt know but was staying in the room with another local. If this is a rule of theirs, it needs to be advertised more and ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 May 2019

Budds in Surfers
Coolangatta Sands Hotel
2 out of 5
Cnr Griffith And Mclean St, Coolangatta, QLD
The price is £47 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Twin Towns Uniting Church, Coolangatta Beach and Kirra Beach. Greenmount Beach and Snapper ...

3.3/5 (117 reviews)

"Location is great. Sparse, but clean room. Air conditioning didn't work, had a fan in the room but it was quite hot still."…"

Reviewed on 27 Dec 2019

Coolangatta Sands Hotel
Backpackers In Paradise Resort
2.5 out of 5
40 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is £36 per night

Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, SkyPoint Observation Deck and Chevron Renaissance. Surfers ...

3.3/5 (151 reviews)

"Staff were really friendly and good organised nights out :)"…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Backpackers In Paradise Resort
Rainbow Bay Backpackers
2 out of 5
3 Hill St, Coolangatta, QLD
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Coolangatta Beach, Greenmount Beach and Snapper Rocks. Kirra Beach is 0.8 mi (1.2 km) ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)

"Reception staff were wonderful!! This is my first time staying at a backpackers and it has set the standard pretty high! Each dorm room had its own bathroom, everything was so clean, and quiet, shared kitchen was fantastic too!"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Rainbow Bay Backpackers
BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
6 Beach Road, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue and Timezone. Surfers Paradise Beach and SkyPoint Observation ...

4.2/5Very Good! (270 reviews)
Would definitely stay again

"Probably one of the best hostels I've been to. In a very good location, about a ten minute (if that) walk to the beach, restaurant and mall. The beds were clean and comfortable, the lockers were large and had a safe to store items. Would definitely stay again. My only complain is the elevator had ..."…"

Reviewed on 3 Feb 2020

BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel
Coolangatta YHA - Hostel
3 out of 5
230 Coolangatta Road, Bilinga, QLD
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Bilinga Beach and Kirra Beach. Coolangatta Beach and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary are also within ...

3.7/5Good! (125 reviews)

"Close to the airport and beach, quick check in, all the facilities of a good back packers Stayed in an 8 bed dorm. Mattress was a little thin but still managed a good night sleep."…"

Reviewed on 31 Jan 2020

Coolangatta YHA - Hostel
Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel
2.5 out of 5
28 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is steps away from SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are ...

3.7/5Good! (209 reviews)

"loved the staff very friendly and helpful kitchen was a;ways clean and no food was stolen thank god. i will definitely stay again highly recommend it"…"

Reviewed on 27 Apr 2019

Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel
Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise - Hostel
3 out of 5
26 Peninsular Drive, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Cavill Avenue, Surfers Paradise Beach and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Chevron ...

2.9/5 (94 reviews)
Scam

"It was shut down, and didnt tell me! Hotel. Com just sent me au$25 coupon, couldnt refund the cash for me. Like scam"…"

Reviewed on 11 Oct 2019

Sleeping Inn Surfers Paradise - Hostel
Down Under Hostels by the beach
2 out of 5
3323 Surfers Paradise Blvd, Surfers Paradise, QLD
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Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of King Tutts Putt Putt and Surfers Paradise Beach. Chevron Renaissance and Slingshot are also ...

3.4/5 (14 reviews)

"The key didn’t open the door to the room so they suggested we leave it open all night."…"

Reviewed on 9 Jan 2020

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Q1 Resort & Spa
Q1 Resort & Spa
4.5 out of 5
9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is £115 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (2,993 reviews)

"Room 7001 was awesome, had a full size pool table. 2 spa baths. Each of the 3 bedrooms had an ensuite plus the extra powder room"…"

Reviewed on 28 Jun 2020

Q1 Resort & Spa
Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences
Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences
5 out of 5
6 Orchid Ave Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, QLD
The price is £93 per night
3.7/5Good! (971 reviews)

"Great location, amazing breakfast, nice tidy room, great room service."…"

Reviewed on 17 Mar 2020

Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
5 out of 5
2669 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
The price is £70 per night
4.7/5Exceptional! (2,290 reviews)

"Great hotel, great service and awesome location. Hotel was very clean and wonderful view of the Gold Coast."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jul 2020

Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
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Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Gold Coast?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. We’ve heard good things about the theme park and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many have private options too), low prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Gold Coast?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the highest reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to start looking: Down Under Hostels - Surfers Paradise - Located within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue and SkyPoint Observation Deck. Property features include free WiFi, a bar and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with showers. Backpackers In Paradise Resort - Located within a 5-minute walk of Cavill Avenue. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free parking, as well as a nightclub. Rooms come with showers, desks and linens. Aquarius Gold Coast - Located within a 20-minute walk of Broadwater Parklands. You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You’ll find showers in all rooms. Maxmee Resort - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach. Property features include free WiFi, an outdoor pool and a bar. Budds in Surfers - Located steps from Slingshot. Guests can enjoy free continental breakfast, free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Rooms come with showers.
What's the weather like in Gold Coast?
Good weather’s always better when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information that may be helpful: The hottest months are usually January and February, with an average temperature of 24°C, while the coldest months are July and August, with an average of 16°C. Average annual rainfall for Gold Coast is 983 mm.
What is there to see and do in Gold Coast?
Overall, Gold Coast is known for its beaches, restaurants and theme parks. Major attractions include SkyPoint Observation Deck, Surfers Paradise Beach and The Star Gold Coast. Get out into nature with places such as Springbrook National Park, Broadwater Parklands and Burleigh Beach. Cultural attractions include Dracula’s Queensland, Spotlight Theatre and Mudgeeraba Heritage Centre.
What's the best way to get around Gold Coast?
You can fly into the closest airport in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), 11.6 mi (18.7 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is 47.5 mi (76.4 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transport during your trip. You can access metro transport at Florida Gardens station, Broadbeach South Light Rail Station and Robina Station. To explore more of the area, take a train from Varsity Lakes Station, Helensvale Station or Gold Coast City Coomera Station.

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