Surfers Paradise Backpackers
Fronted by palm trees, this down-to-earth hostel is steps from the Florida Gardens tram stop, a 13-minute walk from the Q1 skyscraper and 8 km from Sea World.
The simple private apartments and single-sex or mixed dorms offer free Wi-Fi and ceiling fans.
Dorms have bunk beds. The 2-bedroom apartments feature kitchens, dining/living rooms and TVs; some add balconies.
Amenities include a bar, a sauna, tennis courts and an outdoor pool, plus a recreation room with board games and a TV. Free parking is available.
Address: 2837 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise QLD 4217
Phone: (07) 5592 4677