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Backpackers In Paradise

Hostel | 40 Peninsular Drive, 100 metres from TRANSIT CENTER, Surfers Paradise, Australia QLD

68.6% Overall Rating

112 out of 189 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (14/05/2015)

adam lambert thinks…

"LOVE THIS PLACE! Stayed two days in a four bed dorm. I really liked it. The place is neat and very comfortable. Great location and fun party games."

Read all Backpackers In Paradise reviews


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Hot tub / jacuzzi
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ area
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

If you are later than 9pm please call before arrival. Reception closes at 10.30pm though security will check in anyone that arrives after this time. If you arrive after 6pm please, note that the backpacker's information desk will be closed For group bookings for more than 8 people should go through hostelbookers groups department otherwise it'll be cancelled by the property without refund. At check in you will require a valid ID such as a passport We do NOT take schoolies; you must have an International Passport to Check in and be over 18 years old WARNING: No Check in or Check out on the 24th December or 31st December. NO EXECPTIONS.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 11:30
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Surfers Paradise?

Contact us directly

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‘Backpackers In Paradise’ is a lively hostel with all you need right there on your doorstep. The closest Hostel to the bus station and the city center. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

20 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

14 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Double (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Deluxe 1 Bedroom Apartment (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Backpackers In Paradise

‘Backpackers in Paradise’ is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise. The shops and the beach are less than five (5) minute walk from the hostel. The Surfers Paradise Bus station is 300 meters from the hostel!

Facilities include en-suite bathrooms in all the rooms, a café, shop, cinema, 50ft pool, FREE WIFI 24 hour global gossip, pool tables and nightly entertainment.

Accommodation refunds are only available on notice 24hrs prior to check-in.

To avoid disappointment you need to be 18 years of age or over and have a valid driving licence or passport.

The hostel is closed Christmas day & new years day so no check in's or check outs on those days.

We do not take schoolies.

Accommodation Information

We have 4, 8, 10 & 14 bed dorms. The larger the dorm the cheaper the price gets. We also have double and twin rooms as well as 1 bedroom apartments.
In the evening the hostel goes to local nightclubs and bars and the guests get free entry and free drinks at the nightclubs.
For the people who would like a quieter night, the 12.5ft plasma cinema screen plays movies nightly.

The atmosphere in the hostel is very relaxed and the staff at the hostel will make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Dorms, doubles, twins and apartments
BBQ Area
Clean & modern accommodation
En-suite bathrooms in every room
Free Sun loungers
Free Garden Hammocks
Free Body Boards
Free Foxtv
Bar crawl with drinks & entry at major clubs
The only hostel with a 12.5ft plasma cinema TV screen
Commercial laundry & Kitchen
Fully licensed & Happy Hour
24hr Glocal Gossip Internet facility
24 hour manned security

Location Information

We are located near:

Transit Centre
All Major Theme Parks and other Tourist Attractions
Cafes & Restaurants