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Sea World Resort
Reviewed on Nov 23, 2020
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
Reviewed on Nov 4, 2020
Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel and Residences
Reviewed on Oct 25, 2020
What Is a Hostel?
If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Gold Coast, one of its 11 hostels could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all feature the following:
- Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
- Budget-friendly prices
- A social environment
Hostels are a great way to stay in Gold Coast for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. We've heard good things about this destination's natural setting, including its beaches and sea views.
Hostels in Gold Coast
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:
BUNK Backpackers Surfers Paradise - Hostel - Located steps from Cavill Avenue. You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers.
Aquarius Gold Coast - You can take advantage of free WiFi and free parking, as well as an outdoor pool. You'll find showers in all rooms.
Arrival Lodge - Hostel - You can take advantage of free WiFi and an outdoor pool, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers and desks.
Backpackers In Paradise Resort - Located within a 10-minute walk of Cavill Avenue. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free parking, and a nightclub. Rooms come with showers, desks, and linens.
Gold Coast Backpackers - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach. Property features include free WiFi, a bar, and a pool table. Rooms come with showers.
When Is the Best Time to Visit Gold Coast?
The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's some information about the seasons:
- The hottest months are typically February and January, while July and August are the coldest months
- January-March: Daytime temperatures average 82° F and nighttime temperatures average 64° F
- April-June: 79° F is the daytime average and 51° F is the nighttime average
- July-September: Daytime averages are around 74° F and nighttime averages are around 50° F
- October-December: The average temperatures are 81° F during the day and 59° F at night
- Average rainfall is 1.26 inches in a year
What Can I Do in Gold Coast?
Depending on what you're interested in, you might enjoy these places to visit:Top Sights
- Sea World
- Warner Bros. Movie World
- Cascade Gardens
- Pratten Park
- Macintosh Island Park
- Ripley's Believe It Or Not! Surfers Paradise
- Ripley's Believe It or Not
- Dracula's Queensland
Overall, Gold Coast is known for its:
- Theme parks
How to Get to Gold Coast and Around the Area
You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 11.6 mi (18.7 km) from the city center. An alternative is Brisbane, QLD (BNE), which is 47.5 mi (76.4 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to make use of public transit. Metro stations nearby include Robina Station and Nerang Train Station. To check out more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Varsity Lakes Station, Helensvale Station, or Gold Coast City Coomera Station.