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, free breakfast 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 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+ with a maximum age of 35 for the dorm rooms. Also, we are an International Backpacker Hostel so can only accept international passports/photo ID for all rooms.

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

Please note; reception hours are between 8am-8pm.

Happy Hour everyday!
Sun-Thu: 6pm-8pm. Fri & Sat: 5pm-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 or driver's license in order to check-in.

All guests must be over the age of 18.

Strictly International Backpackers, aged 18-35 only in dorm rooms.

No BYO (no bring your own alcohol due to Queensland Liquor Laws).

A 2% 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 8am-8pm View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 8.9

  • Facilities 9.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 May 2021
    Awesome place to stay, had a chilled friendly vibe, great atmosphere, and Nuno was helpful, friendly and just overall an cool guy, definitely would recommend
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    23 Apr 2021
    Hands down best hostel to stay in surfers, staff and guests were amazing ! Best place to meet people
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    31 Mar 2021
    No matter what I do, I always come back to Budds. My favourite hostel in all Australia. The staff is amazing and the hostel is out of this world. If you’re in surfers I would recommend you to spend a few nights here for sure.
    Portugal, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    30 Mar 2021
    Best hostel in town, amazing and helpful staff, you can feel the good vibes! Will be back for sure!
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    18 Feb 2021
    Had a great time at Budds. Really nice atmosphere with great happy hour deals each night. Make sure to visit Budds Beach for sunsets, which is located only a few minutes from the hostel. Will be returning on my next Gold Coast trip.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    29 Jan 2021
    Loved my time at this hostel, premises was kept tidy and presentable. Great atmosphere, with a cheap happy hour and a nice pool area. Enjoyed my stay here and would recommend again!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Jan 2021
    This a great hostel to stay at and in perfect location. The hostel was very clean and the staff here were amazing. Good vibes around the hostel and always something to do. I really enjoyed my stay here and will definitely be back again.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    20 Jan 2021
    Best Hostel I’ve stayed in a long time. Great staff and good vibe! Will always come back when I’m in the goldcoast!
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    17 Feb 2021
    What an amazing experience. There was a lack of tourists staying in this hostel, but a load of the long term stayers made it an enjoyable experience anyway. The hostel was extremely social and had an amazing location. Will visit again :D
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9


    27 Feb 2021
    Nice place, friendly people and staff! Just might benefit from a touch up here and there :)
    Australia, Female, 18-24
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  • Free Breakfast
  • 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