21 Hostels in Brisbane, Australia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Brisbane, Australia. You can choose from 21 Brisbane hostels. In total, there are 33 cheap places to stay in Brisbane such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $13 for a dorm.

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Brisbane 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 Brisbane, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

Total number of hostels


Average dorm price


Average private room price


Cheapest hostel in Brisbane


(Gonow Family Backpackers Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Brisbane


(Bunk Brisbane Backpackers is the best rated)

Most Brisbane hostels are located in

Central, West End, Manly

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Brisbane for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Brisbane for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Brisbane? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Brisbane alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Brisbane. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Brisbane here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Stradbroke Island Stradbroke Island (56 Km / 35 mi.)
Glasshouse Mountains Glasshouse Mountains (64 Km / 40 mi.)
Southport Southport (66 Km / 41 mi.)
Surfers Paradise Surfers Paradise (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Gold Coast Gold Coast (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Caloundra Caloundra (74 Km / 46 mi.)
Broadbeach Broadbeach (74 Km / 46 mi.)

FAQ about Brisbane Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Brisbane. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Brisbane. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

Find your quick answer here
FAQ about Brisbane Hostels

A hostel in Brisbane costs on average $20 for a dorm. A hostel in Brisbane with private rooms costs on average $50.

Hostelz.com shows all 21 Hostels in Brisbane. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

Breeze Lodge is the best rated hostel in Brisbane for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 21 hostels in Brisbane, Australia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Brisbane such as

  • 8 hotels
  • 3 guesthouses
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Brisbane.

Travel Tips for Brisbane - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Brisbane

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Brisbane and Australia.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Your Packing List for Brisbane