Backpacker Hostels in Coolangatta, Australia

3 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $16 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Coolangatta

Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…I was injured here, they have ignored me. - The words I type here are the truth. About twenty-four days ago, a wall fan in my dorm room came crashing down on my head. My neck, back, and forearm … More

Coolangatta Sands Hostel

Gold Coast
Free Breakfast
Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Its location so close to the beach is perfect, making it a great pit-stop as you travel up or down the coast. - Coolangatta Sands Hostel is in a great location, is very clean, and has helpful … More
#1 Top Rated


Free Breakfast
Party Hostel
"…, where you can enjoy bread, butter, jam, peanut butter, milk, tea, coffee, juices, and cereals. Summary Komune offers great value with clean, comfortable rooms, but the lack of a kitchen … More

Backpacker Hostels in Coolangatta, Australia

3 Hostels for Backpackers available. Prices start from $16 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Coolangatta (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Coolangatta.

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 Coolangatta Beach

Coolangatta is a small city with a decent number of hostels in southern point of the Gold Coast of Australia. One cool thing about the area is that a neighbouring town called Tweed Heads is separated from Coolangatta by a single street; Tweed Heads is in New South Wales and Coolangatta belongs to Queensland -- this means that in the street that separates Tweed Heads from Coolangatta you have neighbours that live with one hour difference (there is an hour's difference between New South Wales and Queensland). People always make funny jokes with those who live in Tweed Heads and work in Coolangatta.

This is one of the best spots for surfing in the whole East Coast of Autralia -- from Tweed Heads to Kirra you have plenty of good spots for surf, and you can select the one that best fits your experience. Ask the locals for the best spots for beginners, intermediates, and experts -- you'll enjoy surf here, for sure. Kirra Beach and Belinga Beach are some of the best beaches in Australia.

Just outside Coolangatta, you will find some really nice neighbourhoods, where people still trust in their neighbours, you can leave your car unlocked, and have a good sense of community. Easily you'll find Coolangatta is a little piece of Paradise. Enjoy the numerous BBQs in the park near the beach, having a lunch seated in the grass looking at the waves. You can't miss this!

Coolangatta is well served for transportation with bus -- going along the entire Gold Coast -- and the Gold Coast airport is only five minutes' distance.

There are a few hostels in Coolangatta and most of them are presented as good value for money. Don't worry if the hostel in Coolangatta is not near the city centre, you should only ensure that is near the beach (less than five minutes' walking). Most Coolangatta's hostels are very relaxed with good facilities and you should expect good price-quality relations.

Written by local enthusiast for Coolangatta hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Coolangatta hostels CoffeeMarks

Coolangatta Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Coolangatta, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 3
Average dorm price $33
Average private room price $79
Cheapest Hostel in Coolangatta Coolangatta Sands Hostel with $32
Party hostels in Coolangatta Komune (2 in total)
Most Coolangatta hostels are located in Gold Coast
Average rating of all hostels 7.5

FAQ about Coolangatta Hostels

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Other Nearby Cities

Tweed Heads (1 Km / 0.6 mi.)
Surfers Paradise (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Gold Coast (21 Km / 13 mi.)
Murwillumbah (22 Km / 14 mi.)
Stradbroke Island (39 Km / 24 mi.)
Byron Bay (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Nimbin (57 Km / 35 mi.)

Travel Tips for Coolangatta - from the Community

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