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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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  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Bicycle rental

Fitness & recreation

  • Games room

Swimming & soaking

  • Swimming pool [outdoor]

Food & beverage

  • Restaurant(s)
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar
  • Vending machine
  • Shared kitchen


  • Pets allowed

Guest services

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Luggage storage
  • Tours

On-site facilities

  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Garden
  • Elevator
  • Library
  • Smoking area
  • Shared lounge/TV area

Health and security

  • front desk [24-hour]
  • Lockers

Business & money services

  • ATM

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 capacity 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

  • Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.4
  • Location 7.6
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.0
  • Service 8.2
  • Value for money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 7.1

Sarah E.
United Kingdom
August 16, 2016
Good stay
Clean, very friendly helpful staff. Great location near city and train station. Not very cozy/laid out to be social would be my only criticism- eg sofas in rows makes it feel quite anonymous

Foo C.
July 14, 2016
Ok if you're on a budget
I requested for a female dormitory. Air conditioner wasn't really working and the room is quite stuffy. As one girl was sick in the room, the other girls decide not to turn on the air conditioner without opening the window. =( I guess this is what you get when you're sharing a room. Bathroom water pressure on the same floor wasn't strong, can't even was my hair properly with such low water pressure.

Junghyun M.
South Korea
July 12, 2016
Goood place!!!
Good location, friendly, clean and safe place!! But a bit annoying that i have to go to toilet with the key card haha!! But great!! So i already booked YHA in Melbourne and Sydney as well! Id come here again!! Cool!

Zi O.
July 04, 2016
Clean and big
Loves there's a personal charging port to each one and heater in the room. Place is very secured and very organised.

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

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.

Lucia K.
May 10, 2016
Good service

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

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.

Rosemary M.
April 20, 2016
Solo people


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