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Very good 7.9
Based on 164 reviews

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About Brisbane City YHA


Winner of the Best Backpacker Accommodation Award at the Queensland Tourism Awards in 2010, 2011 and 2012, this contemporary flagship property offers a great base from which to explore Brisbane. Just 700 meters from the Brisbane Transit Centre, guests are a stone’s throw away from a multi-mode public transport hub as well as a wide variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Make your stay in this dynamic city a memorable one by staying at Brisbane City YHA, where Australian-themed décor and a sensational rooftop pool overlooking the city and Brisbane River transport you to another world. Guests can take advantage of the fine hostel facilities on offer, including a free Wi-Fi hotspot and group accommodation facilities. To make your stay even more exciting, the property offers weekly activities, including BBQs, travel talk nights, movie nights, regular Nintendo Wii competitions, and much more.
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  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car hire
  • shuttle service
  • bicycle rental

Fitness & recreation

  • games room

Swimming & soaking

  • outdoor pool

Land sports

  • garden

Food & beverage

  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • bar
  • vending machine
  • shared kitchen

Guest services

  • express check-in/check-out
  • luggage storage
  • tours

On-site facilities

  • facilities for disabled guests
  • elevator
  • library
  • smoking area
  • shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • lockers

Business & money services

  • meeting facilities
  • ATM/cash machine on site

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Japanese
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Wi-Fi/Internet access is available only in certain areas of the property at no additional charge.

Car park is available. Advance booking is requested.

Children under 17 years old are required to stay with their parents or legal guardians in private rooms.

Child and extra bed policy
Children 0-16 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 02:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1. Km
Distance to Airport: 16. Km
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 5
Number of Restaurants: 1
Number of Rooms : 373
Parking Fee (per day): 12 AUD
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 20
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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.3
  • Location 7.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.0
  • Staff Performance 8.2
  • Value for Money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 7.1

8.4 Thitinan T.
June 01, 2016
Good place for backpacker
Very clean, close to train station and value for money.

9.6 meg C.
May 15, 2016
Good stop for transit travellers.
As a mature traveller I always stop at this hostel. Excellent for sightseeing in the Brisbane area.

8 Lucia K.
May 10, 2016
Good service

8.8 Antonia K.
May 06, 2016
very good!
nice hostel, very new and clean

7.6 Denise S.
April 26, 2016
nice short stay in Brisbane
for a hostel is the YHA in Brisbane one of the cleanest and nicest. for a short stay in Brisbane for a couple Days is this hostel perfectly located.

8.8 Rosemary M.
April 20, 2016
Solo people

10 Evelyne W.
April 10, 2016
Great experience
Staff are nice, great location and facilities.

8.8 kihyun K.
South Korea
March 17, 2016
fabulous sunset view
kind staff. wide dinning room. good view roof top. but i dont like toilet system. yha toilet security system is so weird. whenever u want to open toilet door, u need to bring security card.

6.8 Ala B.
United States
March 15, 2016
Just an average hostel
Nothing stroke me as being especially good or bad about this place. Would certainly look for a smaller place next time. Way to busy

8.7 Sungbin J.
South Korea
January 01, 2016
perfect hostel for travelers. So nice. excellent
very clean, spacious space, kind and friendly staffs
great but a little far from the city, restaurants