Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Welcome to Budds in Surfers! At Budds, we strive to make travellers around the world feel welcome and provide a comfortable stay for all of our guests. We offer air-conditioning in all rooms and free high-speed WiFi throughout the whole hostel! We have an amazing location for beach lovers, only 100 meters from the beautiful Budds Beach and 200 meters away from the iconic Surfers Paradise beach. The hostel is also a 5-minute walk from the city centre and 5 minutes from the transit centre.

You can spend your days relaxing by our large pebblecrete saltwater pool, and your nights enjoying our on-site bar with $3 happy hour deals and nightly events! Budds offers discounts on GetWet surf lessons and Stand Up Paddle boarding tours, as well as cheap surf board and bike hire.

The hostel consists of mixed 8 bed-dorms and 4 bed-dorms with mixed shared bathrooms, female only 4 bed-dorms with female only shared bathrooms, double and twin private rooms with shared bathrooms and double en-suite rooms.

All rooms contain personal lockers and air conditioning.

Please note that the hostel has a policy of accepting only ages 18-35 for the dorm rooms who hold an international passport. Private rooms also require photo ID for check in.

Free parking is available on the street in front of the hostel but is limited to 3 hours 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday (weekends unlimited). Alternatively, there is a car park across the street for $5/day.

Please note; reception hours are Sunday-Thursday 9am-5pm. Friday-Saturday 9am-10pm.

Happy Hour everyday 5-7pm!

We are looking forward to seeing you soon at Budds in Surfers Backpackers!

Property Rules:
- This property has a 1-day cancellation policy.
- All guests must have a valid international passport to check into dorm rooms. A valid photo ID is required for private rooms.
- All guests must be over the age of 18.
- Strictly International Backpackers, aged 18-35 only in dorm rooms.
- Once checked in, the reservation is non-refundable.
- No BYO (no bring your own alcohol due to Queensland Liquor Laws).
- A $1 surcharge will be added to all Eftpos and credit card transactions.
- No schoolies.
- Full payment may be taken once inside the non-cancellation period.
- Group bookings are available upon request ONLY. Please call reception 9am-5pm View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.2

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    08 May 2022
    My favourite hostel yet - super friendly bunch, loads of events happening every night, free bike hire/table tennis/coffee, big private showers & good wifi. Everything’s cleaned daily and easy to walk everywhere. Defo stay here if you’re in surfers
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    01 May 2022
    Really great hostel and really friendly staff! Cleaned all the time. Would definitely recommend!!
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    26 Apr 2022
    Excellent service! I have never met such a lovely team! Budds In Surfers has an amazing vibe! The place is very clean, good quality and cosy. Good deals at the bar and they organize weekly activities. Lots of new faces and people from all walks of life. Would definitely go back there next time I'm in Gold Coast. 1000% recommended!
    Lithuania, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    26 Apr 2022
    Staff were really friendly and nice. The place was clean and tidy would 100% stay again.
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    19 Apr 2022
    Best hostel in surfers paradise!
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    19 Apr 2022
    My favourite hostel ever! The people and the atmosphere make it so enjoyable! Everyone is so friendly including the staff! There are so many toilets and showers that are cleaned regularly and so is the kitchen. The only downside would be the rooms, they’re quite dark and a bit cramped but nothing too major. Wish I could’ve stayed longer and I will definitely be back.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    28 Apr 2022
    Overall great place and I’ll stay there again
    Scotland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    23 Apr 2022
    Good hostel with a nice vibe, good bar and good outdoor area! Everywhere felt clean and really enjoyed my time here despite the awful weather. Only downside was the 4 bed dorm felt a little cramped, but this could have been because we had some long termers in the room who had spread themselves out! All in all a good hostel and would stay again
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6


    16 Apr 2022
    Decent stay, the rooms were okay but could have been better.
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 4.3


    15 Apr 2022
    I booked in this hostel with a reasonable expectation that the facilities would be bare minimal. However, from the start the experience was very dismal. The room was cluttered with dirty clothes, bags, beer cans and bottles, and even spilled liquid on the floor. Day 2, somebody stole my thongs. Day 3, somebody checked in the room and put stuff on my bed while I didnt check out yet (!) Room was so lacking in air circulation that door was kept open, which rendered private keys useless. TERRIBLE
    Vietnam, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Dryer
  • Flexible NRR
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi