Backpackers in Brisbane


Staying in Brisbane's homely atmosphere has been attracting

international visitors. Independent backpackers will find Brisbane a very pleasant city to be explored and enjoyed. Brisbane has many backpacker hostels that allow solo travelers to book ahead even without the presence of a bigger organization.

Winning the 2005 Queensland Tourism Awards for Best Backpacker Accommodation is Bunk, located in Fortitude Valley the hub of nightlife entertainment in Brisbane, which includes art galleries, pubs, cafes and more. Visitors can mingle around with other travelers through Bunk's cafe and barbeque area, bar, swimming pool and kitchen.


Bunk also has its own Internet cafe and phones. Visitors can either

choose to stay at the spacious Bunk Apartments which are reminiscent of New York. These rooms have their own kitchen, en-suite bathroom and air-conditioning. One can choose to stay either at one or two bedrooms.


Backpackers in Brisbane
Deluxe Doubles on the other hand is situated on the top floor of Bunk which offers its guests a beautiful view atop Fortitude Valley and the Story Bridge.

Facilities of the Deluxe Doubles include own refrigerator, TV, air-conditioning unit and own tea and coffee making facilities.

Located at 380 Upper Roma Street just near the main bus and train station is the Brisbane City Backpackers hostel. Included in the cost are linen,

parking and Internet access. The common rooms give visitors the chance to socialize with other travelers, as well as enjoying one's new company in the billiards, swimming pool or the barbeque area. The City Backpackers amenities include luggage storage, elevator, wheelchair access, guest kitchen and bar.

The Cloud 9 Backpackers Resort is located at 350 Upper Roma Street. The rooms are dorm-style with high-angled ceilings. They also have single and

twin rooms. The only thing included in the cost is linen, although its amenities include Internet access, luggage storage, bicycle parking, tours desk, guest kitchen, bar and barbeque area. Some rooms are air-conditioned and the visitors will be given security lockers and key card for property security.

Located in historic Spring Hill is the Kookaburra Inn. It's just a walk away to the Queen Street Mall, the Brisbane River, Fortitude Valley, Chinatown and

the city of Brisbane. The inn's entirety is composed of eighteen common rooms which are single, double or twin-bedded rooms. All rooms are equipped

with refrigerators. Included in the facilities are televisions, Internet kiosk, barbeque, laundry, free tea and coffee, WI-FI and pay phone. Smokers need not fret because they are free to do what they want in the sitting areas outside.

Check out also these recommended backpacker hostels in Brisbane: Base Brisbane in Central Brisbane, Prince Consort Backpackers in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane's Homestead in New Farm, Chill Backpackers in Upper Roma Street, Valley Verandas in Spring Hill and Blue Tongue Backpackers also in Fortitude Valley.