• River view
  • Garden
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private Bathroom
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Non-smoking rooms

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Just 10 minutes’ walk from Roma Street Transit Center and 1476 feet from Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane City YHA features a stunning rooftop swimming pool overlooking the city and Brisbane River. All rooms offer secure card access. Free WiFi is available throughout the property. Brisbane City YHA is a 2-minute walk from the dining and entertainment precinct of Caxton Street. It is a 5-minute walk from the Brisbane River. Accommodations includes air-conditioned shared dormitory rooms and private rooms, some with private bathrooms. Guests enjoy an onsite bar and cafe, a shared TV room and a fully equipped communal kitchen. Chill-out in the games room which offers a Nintendo Wii console and a billiards table. The tour desk can book a range of activities including Moreton or Stradbroke Island tours, tickets to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, Australia Zoo and the XXXX Ale House as well as tours up the East Coast. Weekly activities include BBQs, Brisbane city guided walking excursions and movie nights.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Brisbane City YHA has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 4, 2011
Hotel chain/brand:
Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.2)

Private Parking Available On Site

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  • Chung
    Friendly staff, the kitchen and shared facilities are good, the view from the balcony was great, the artwork around the building is good, one of the better yhas in Australia. Walking distance to train station, coach station, museums and city...
  • Ariana
    The room was great, clean and comfy. 24 hour reception was great too
  • Marcos
    The location is great, I really enjoyed the view and the options around the place, very good atmosphere!
  • Letícia
    Liked the rooms, amazing pillows and good location
  • Michela
    Big hostel with great facilities and close to everything in the city
  • Jen-wen
    Clean room and friendly staff. Bed and linen were much more comfortable than other hostels with similar price. Kind of convenient to everywhere - 15-20 mins to Brisbane CBD and Westend. Key card to access room. Large size of personal locker...
  • Berk
    It is the best possible hostel in the city for sure. Perfect for a short term stay or make the night out. There is parking too.
  • Dilan
    Absolutely beautiful people and a great vibe and helpful ☺️
  • Lesley
    We opted for a room with a private bathroom as we are more mature humans than the usual who stay at a YHA. We loved the location as it's close to Suncorp, Caxton st and the city centre. Staff are very friendly
  • Fiorella
    Very clean facilities, comfortable, co working space available.
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  • What is the latest check in time for tonight?

    We have 24 hour reception but please do advise us should you require a check in later than 11pm.
    Answered on 24 January 2021
  • Is there only 1 double bed in the private room. Some photos have 2 separate beds. Is this an option of 2 separate beds for a stay 12th-16th may?

    Hi there, that would be twin ensuite rooms. Thank you.
    Answered on 29 March 2022
  • hi could you explain the airport shuttle service please. how much is it and the hours it runs? thanks

    Hi, the airport shuttle is run by Conxion, who you can find online. Changes and times now vary due to covid-19. Alternatively you could use the Airpor..
    Answered on 19 January 2021
  • Hi, how big are the lockers?

    Hi! Thank you for your message. The lockers are 106cm height, 58cm width and 55cm deep.
    Answered on 16 July 2023
  • hi is the parking we can additionally book above 2.5m clearance?

    Hi the carpark we have is 2.1m height at it's maximum. Thanks so much.
    Answered on 8 April 2021
  • Is the double bed room a shared room or just for me if I book it?

    It will be a private double room.
    Answered on 10 December 2020
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Amenities of Brisbane City YHA

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Terrace
  • Laundry
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Bar
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs AUD 20 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Public transit tickets
    Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Private check-in/out
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage
    Additional charge
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Chinese

House rules

Brisbane City YHA takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM to 11:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 2 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 10 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Cash Brisbane City YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The supervision of guests under 18 years of age remains the responsibility of their parent or legal guardian while at a YHA property. Guests under 18 years of age are not permitted to stay in Co-living shared dormitory rooms, they can only be accommodated in private rooms. For further information on the YHA child safety policy please contact the property directly.

For bookings of 10 or more guests, different prices, policies and procedures may apply. For further information please contact the property directly.

Please note that Brisbane City YHA does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

Please note on-site parking is available for an additional charge, however it is limited. Guests who require a car parking space are asked to contact the property prior to arrival using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Brisbane City YHA is a licensed premises and does not allow alcohol to be brought onsite.

YHA properties are designed for travelers and do not provide accommodations to people with a residential address within the same local government area of the property.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Brisbane City YHA of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

Swimming Pool: Closed from Mon, Sep 18, 2023 until Sun, Oct 29, 2023

FAQs about Brisbane City YHA

  • Brisbane City YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Game room
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Swimming pool

  • The prices at Brisbane City YHA may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Brisbane City YHA is 0.6 miles from the center of Brisbane. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Brisbane City YHA is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.