Featuring an outdoor pool and a fully equipped communal kitchen, Coolangatta YHA is just a 10-minute walk from Gold Coast Airport.

Facilities at Coolangatta YHA Backpackers include a guest lounge area with cable TV, vending machines, table tennis and a pool table. There are 4 garden areas, a large dining area and a BBQ area. A guest laundry is also provided.

Surfboards and bicycles are available to hire. The tour desk can book snorkeling trips, whale watching tours and surfing lessons. North Kirra Beach is only 500 feet away.

All rooms include ceiling fans and have access to shared bathroom facilities. Secure private lockers are provided for all guests. Rooms with direct access to the courtyard are available.

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

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Coolangatta YHA Backpackers has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Feb 1, 2012
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

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  • The staff speaks English

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About Coolangatta YHA Backpackers

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  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes most nights of the week we have something on. We do a trivia night, movies nights and cheap dinner nights 3 times per week. We also offer free transfers into Coolangatta a few times a day for other local activities such as karaoke and free yoga classes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Are sheets and towels included?

    Yes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • is their a shuttle bus to coolengatta airport

    We do not have a shuttle bus but walking distance from our hostel to the airport is 5 minutes! Our location is really great and its so easy to get there.


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    Answered on February 25, 2020
  • Hi, can we leave our car with you for 3 day? How much ?

    Hey there, No I'm sorry but there is lots of street parking where you can leave your car for free :)


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    Answered on April 20, 2021
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Being so close to both the Gold Coast airport and the Gold Coast Highway means it can get a little noisy sometimes. But all flights cease by 10pm so after that it's usually pretty quiet.


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    Answered on December 5, 2019
  • Is there a shuttle available to get to the closest beach nearby? What are the other transportation options?

    We have a free courtesy bus that goes into Coolangatta 4 times per day. There is also a 24 hour public bus service that runs from Golden Four Drive, you can walk to this bus stop in under 2 minutes.


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    Answered on October 21, 2019
  • Hello Will you accept 11 pm checkin time or will it be too late? As I will arrive there at 10.30 pm Thank you

    Hi there, Yes we will. In this case we will organise a self-check-in for you on the day. We just need a mobile phone number when booking. It's very easy but if you have any trouble we have a night manager on-site to help.


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  • are my 17 yr old & 15 yr old allowed we Aussies not tourist

    Absolutely yes!


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    Answered on November 27, 2020
  • Can you check out before 8am

    The latest time to check-out is at 10AM. You can check-out at anytime before.


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  • Hello My flight arrives at 10pm, can I still arrive at the accommodation at this time please. Thanks KT

    Hi there, Yes that will be fine. please leave us with your best contact information so that we can arrange your late check in on the day of your arrival. We also have a night manager on duty in case you have any troubles. Thank you Erin, Cooly YHA


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    Answered on June 20, 2021
  • Can I make a booking on the 18-20 April for myself in the private room?

    Yes you can, we have availability in a single private room.


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    Answered on April 10, 2021
  • Hi, do you have room for male ? Thanks

    Hi, Yes we have separate male and female dorms available, Also mixed if you would prefer. Thank you.


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    Answered on October 21, 2021
  • is parking available

    Yes we have free parking on site


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    Answered on November 30, 2020
  • Does your place have a dormitory that fits max 4 people and how much would It cost? Are there any private rooms ?

    Hi there, Yes we could book you out a dorm to yourselves or we also have family rooms available as well which will sleep a maximum of four people. Prices of rooms may vary depending on rooms and seasons. Thank you


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    Answered on April 9, 2021
  • Can we check in after 8 pm? Thanks

    Yes you can.


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    Answered on March 19, 2020
  • Would it be possible to check in around 11pm

    Hi threre! Yes! please provide us with with your full name and best contact details, you will be sent a txt msg on the afternoon of your arrival with the late check in instructions. We also have a night manager on duty if you have any problems.


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    Answered on July 24, 2021
  • Is there an age limit ... I’m 67 😀

    Hello! No age limit, all welcome here! :)


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    Answered on July 19, 2021
  • Is the 30$ per night accommodation the shared 4 people dormitory or is it the private room ? Is there any car parks and kitchen at the place ?

    This is for the dormitory which we can organise to be a private room for you all. Yes there is free parking on site and a full kitchen.


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    Answered on April 10, 2021
  • can i check in earlier arnd 7am? and keep my luggage there?

    Hey there, Sorry we cannot check you in at 7am, when our office opens at 8am we will be happy to store your luggage until check-in time. Thanks :)


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    Answered on March 19, 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    Yes, you can bring your own lock or buy one from reception for $5.


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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Southern Cross University Gold Coast Campus
    0.7 miles
  • Kirra Beach
    1.4 miles
  • Queen Elizabeth Park
    1.8 miles
  • Tweed Marina
    2.2 miles
  • Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
    2.2 miles
  • Fingal Head Causeway
    4.5 miles
  • Fingal Head Lighthouse
    4.5 miles
  • Burleigh Head National Park
    5.7 miles
  • Bond University
    8.4 miles
Top attractions
  • Robina Town Centre
    9.6 miles
  • Pacific Fair Shopping Centre
    10 miles
  • The Star Gold Coast
    10.3 miles
  • SkyPoint Observation Deck
    11.8 miles
  • Infinity Maze
    12.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Bilinga Beach
    750 feet
  • Kirra Beach
    3,300 feet
  • Tugun
    4,500 feet
  • Coolangatta Beach
    1.5 miles
  • Currumbin Beach
    2 miles
Public transit
  • Train Varsity Lakes Train Station
    8.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Gold Coast Airport
    0.4 miles
  • Ballina Byron Gateway Airport
    46.6 miles
  • Lismore Airport
    48.7 miles
How to get to Coolangatta YHA Backpackers from Gold Coast Airport
    Public transportation
    Taxi
    Free parking is available.
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Amenities of Coolangatta YHA Backpackers
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Off-site Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Stand-up comedy Off-site Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries Off-site
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Bowling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Darts
  • Windsurfing Off-site Additional charge
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool table
  • Game room
  • Fishing Off-site
Food & Drink
  • Bottle of water Additional charge
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Front Desk Services
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
General
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Car rental
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Coolangatta YHA Backpackers takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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

Check-out

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 3 and above are considered 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

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos Coolangatta YHA Backpackers accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a AUD $2.00 charge when you pay with a credit card.

Please note that children are permitted, but cannot be accommodated in the shared dormitory rooms. Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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 Coolangatta YHA Backpackers 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.

FAQs about Coolangatta YHA Backpackers

  • Coolangatta YHA Backpackers is 11.8 miles from the center of Gold Coast.

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

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Coolangatta YHA Backpackers (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Coolangatta YHA Backpackers offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Bowling
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Ping-pong
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Windsurfing
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Themed dinners
    • Beach
    • Stand-up comedy
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about