Top 5 Australian Hostels to Stay in 2020
Australia is a vast country and there is so much to see and explore. It is becoming increasingly more popular for gap students as a tourist destination. And it has rapidly become one of the world’s most popular backpacker locations.
If you are deciding to visit Australia with your fellow student friends then one of the most cost effective ways of getting around is by hiring a minibus from TravelSafe. Our modern vehicles will give you the freedom to explore places a little more off the beaten track and in your own time restraints.
Obviously accommodation is a major cost to backpacking around Australia so we thought that we would look at some of the most cost effective places to stay in Australia in 2020.
Hub Hostel - Melbourne
Melbourne is one of the most thriving cultural cities in Australia, and when visiting you really need to be in the heart of it. The Hub Hostel has a superb central location where there are many affordable places to eat and drink on the doorstep.
Melbourne’s famous tram system stops right outside the door of the hostel which means exploring the rest of this great city really easy. There are 36 rooms, from single to dormitories of ten.
Bounce Hotel - Sydney
The Bounce Hotel is all about sharing and meeting new friends. There is a large communal kitchen featuring 8 fridges where most guests hang out and spend time together. There is even a rooftop terrace where you can see the world beneath passing by.
Montacute Bunkhouse - Hobart
The location of the Montacute Bunkhouse is in the fantastic historical part of Hobart called Battery Point. And just a short stroll away is the famous Salamanca Market surrounded by over 30 eateries and cafes.
The choice of rooms include private queen-sized rooms, bunkrooms, and a shared bunkroom. The rooms even have balconies with great mountain views. The dining room doubles as a BBQ area and there are spacious gardens and a deck to enjoy life outdoors.
Aquarius - Byron Bay
Byron Bay is a well known beach resort and this hostel is only 100m from the famous Byron Bay Beach. The hostel throws in many free extras such as WiFi, nightly entertainment, swimming pool, and a licenced bar.
Accommodation ranges from single rooms, luxury suites, double rooms, and a large dorm room.
The Bunk in Brisbane actually won an award for the Best Hostel in Australia in 2016, and has remained popular ever since. Breakfast is thrown in free as part of the room charge and the hostel has its own really popular bar for guests and visitors.
Located next to Story Bridge the location is spot on, but if you want to go further afield there is even a free shuttle bus. Amenities include a hot tub and a swimming pool.