Best Party Hostels in Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, Australia

Best Party Hostels in Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, Australia
People head to the Gold Coast in Australia for its beaches, water sports, and most importantly - to party. If you're a backpacker in Australia, it's likely you'll end up in the Gold Coast at some point. It's located in the the southeastern corner of the state of Queensland and it is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the country. Surfers Paradise is the hub of most tourist activity in the area.

If you've come to party, then hostels are the perfect place to meet other young travelers who are looking to have a good time. Most of the hostels in the area offer some form of entertainment, and many regularly host events for guests including barbecues and pub crawls. Whatever nights you happen to be in town, there will likely be a party going on somewhere.
How much do hostels in Surfers Paradise cost?
Average Dorm Price $29 ($17 to $55)
Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel) $66 ($49 to $104)

A party hostel for backpackers, groups, and solo travelers

Dorm Bed: $16.79
Private Room: $24.49
Overall Rating: 56%
40 Peninsular Drive , Surfers Paradise Australia
This hostel is only a few blocks from the beach, and has a great vibe with their pool, bar, and long list of convenient amenities for backpackers. Nightly entertainment keeps the party going, or head out to the nearby bars, restaurants, and shops in the local neighborhood.

Private rooms and dorms are available. Dorms come in various sizes, and an all-female dorm option is available. Dorms also have ensuite bathrooms for added privacy and convenience. Dorms also have lockers for added security.

The common areas are great and spacious. The large pool and courtyard make for a great place to relax, unwind, and have a great time with your fellow travelers. There's a pool table, table tennis, and more. The terrace above is also good spot to work on your tan. The onsite bar and restaurant provides drinks and meals as well. A nice communal kitchen is available for those who wish to cook their own meals.

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel. Other typical hostel amenities are available such as laundry, bike rental, tour and transportation bookings, a BBQ, and more.

Free pickup from the bus is also available.

Reviews from previous guests state that this hostel has a great part vibe, and is in a good location. They also receive high marks for their great facilities such as the pool, bar, and kitchen.

Dorm Bed: $19.90
Private Room: $30.61
Overall Rating: 83%
3323 Surfers Paradise Blvd , Surfers Paradise Australia
Surf n Sun Beachside Backpackers Hostel is one of the most popular hostels in the Gold Coast. It's also the only hostel in Surfers Paradise that is located right by the beach. You can rent a surfboard or use a free boogie board and walk to the beach in less than a minute. If you're in the area for the beaches and water, then this is the place to stay. It's also a quintessential backpackers hostel where you can always expect a party. The staff love to have fun and there will always be something going on while you're in town. There's a pool, a poolside bar, and a television room where you can relax and watch a movie. Every night there's a party of some sort. They head out to different clubs each night and offer discounted entry and drinks for many places. They also host pub crawls on Wednesday and Saturday nights. In general, the atmosphere is laid back and comfortable. It's a social place to stay that is very fun and welcoming. If you've come to relax and have fun, then you won't be disappointed.

This hostel fills up early so you should book well in advance, particularly during peak seasons. Dorms sleep six people and most have attached bathrooms.

A good hostel for small groups of friends.

Dorm Bed: $17.61
Private Room: $24.89
Overall Rating: 76%
2837 Gold Coast Highway , Surfers Paradise Australia
If you've come to Surfers Paradise to party, then you won't be disappointed at the Surfers Paradise Backpackers Resort. It's a favorite hostel in the area for young backpackers and party goers who want a basic place to stay where they're assured a good time. The hostel is centrally located near many of the area's best nightclubs and there are also many popular shopping areas very close by. The downtown is about a twenty minute walk away, but there are trams and buses that stop nearby. The hostel has events going on most nights. They host volleyball games, quiz nights, pizza nights, and poker games. They also have connections with many nearby bars and nightclubs.

The hostel also has all of the standard amenities including wi-fi, laundry facilities, and snacks. There's a sauna, swimming pool, body boards, video games, and a barbecue that guests can use as well. And of course, there's a licensed bar that always seems to have something going on.

Private rooms include twins and four bed apartments. Dorms sleep five, six, or ten people and both co-ed and female only rooms are available.

Dorm Bed: AUD30.00
Private Room: AUD39.00
Overall Rating: 83%
26 Peninsular Drive Surfers Paradise , Surfers Paradise Australia
Sleeping Inn Backpackers is another favorite hostel for visitors to the Gold Coast who want to party. The staff are great and the hostel has a fun environment. They have events going on pretty much every night of the week. They host all-you-can-eat poolside barbecues, pizza nights, pub crawls, and more. This is the perfect place to stay if you want to have fun and meet other young backpackers.

The hostel is located about a five minute walk from central Surfers Paradise. In the area you'll find many great restaurants, night markets, cabaret shows, and nightclubs. There is always something going on nearby.

The hostel also offers unique apartment style rooms. They include dorms, singles, twins, doubles, and triples. Each apartment has it's own kitchen, bathroom, shower, and a separate living space. They also have their own television, refrigerator, oven, stove, breakfast bar, and more. Dorms can sleep anywhere between two and eight people.
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