You are looking for hostels in Gold Coast? Good news, you have come to the right place.
On this page we list every single city with hostels and other budget accommodations. Hostelz.com helps you to find your Gold Coast hostel and compare its prices on the major booking sites such as Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and Booking.com. So you can sleep on a budget and save money while backpacking Gold Coast.
We list every single hostel in Gold Coast and the world. In total, we have 5 cities in Gold Coast for you. Please note that not all cities actually have a hostel to stay in. Below you can filter for cities with hostels and with no hostels-type accommodation, but guesthouses and budget hotels. This will help your planning.
Alright, you are more the visual type? Planning your trip with a map is always handy.
Therefore, this map shows you all cities with hostels in Gold Coast. It will help you to plan your trip. Just zoom in the map and click your destination for more details. Just so you know: If we do not have a hostel in a city, it is likely that there is no hostel in that city.
The region considered to be the Gold Coast covers the expansive area from Tweed Head on the New South Wales border to Southport. There is so much to see and do within this region and it is one of the most touristy spots in Australia, which plenty of hostels. The main hub of the Gold Coast is Surfers Paradise, where you will find Cavill Avenue and the Cavill Mall right off the Surfers Paradise beach. Here is where you will find all of your major shopping, nightclubs, and pubs. They also have markets along the beaches. You will find an abundance of things to do just walking around and enjoying the scenery.
Most people come here for the beaches. The beaches here are well known for their world-class surfing and you can find multiple businesses along the stretch of coast, which offer surfboard hire and surf lessons for beginners.
The Gold Coast area is also home to majority of Australia's best-known amusement and water parks. You can find them just north of the coast and your Gold Coast hostel should be able to give you information about how to get there and deals on multiple park passes for SeaWorld, MovieWorld, Wet'n'Wild, and Dream World.
Hostels in Gold Coast are scattered along the coast; all of them will be close to whatever amenities you will need during your stay. Gold Coast hostels in Surfers Paradise will be massive party hostels but if you are not as into the partying, Gold Coast hostels further north or south of this should be more chilled out and relaxed.
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There is a lot of travel planning to do. So let us help you once again by putting together the frequently asked questions:
There is several hostel booking sites, such as Hostelworld.com, Hostelsclub.com and Booking.com. While every platform has its pros and cons, there is a universal truth you as a traveler should be aware of: Not a single booking site can always offer the best prices.
This is where Hostelz.com comes in. You can compare all major booking portals with one click.
For you as a traveler, Hostelz.com is the best booking site to actually save money.
Prices always vary, depending on various factors. Weekends tend to be more expensive, same goes for special holidays. Please also take into account local vaction time.
You can search for exacty hostel prices in Gold Coast here on Hostelz.com. Pick your destination and pick a date. The system will track down the prices to give an idea of what budget and prices you can expect.
If you want to stay at the best hostels, it is a good idea to have your hostel booked around 1 month before you travel. For the regular hostels, booking one week before should be okay. Yet again, this always depends.
We dedicated a full article to the topic of when to book hostels.
Generally speaking, hostels are as safe as you make them. We highly recommend always to bring your own padlock, using the lockers and taking care of your belongings. Make sure you pick a safe hostel, offering lockers and a safe location. Please always pay attention to the reviews; they can give you a great insight on what to expect and safety tips.