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 2 weeks prior to arrival. 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.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

All groups must be paid in full min 14 days prior to arrival unless otherwise arranged by management.

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

Additional Info:

All Groups require A bond process approved via management -

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

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

Become part of Brisbane’s history and stay at Nomads Brisbane in our heritage listed building oozing with character. We are the ONLY hostel located in the heart of the City, directly opposite from Brisbane Central station, we are in the perfect location! Arranged over five floors and offering a wide variety of rooms that appeal to everyone from the newly-arrived to the newly-wed. All rooms are secured via electronic key cards and linen is included, so no need to bring your own!

But that’s not all, we have free Wi-Fi from 7am until 7pm, a beautiful rooftop terrace with views of the City, which is the perfect spot to catch some sun, chill out, watch a movie, have a BBQ or sip on a cold bevvie! We also have many common areas to kick back in, relax or even cook up a feast in our guest kitchen supplied with everything you need!

There’s more! If you’re looking for work, why not let our Job Club give you a nudge in the right direction? Likewise, our friendly travel desk staff don’t just know everything about the beautiful South-East Queensland – they can give you advice about anywhere in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific!

Downstairs is Australia's World famous Down Under Bar where you can go full on, flat out 7 nights a week! Come on down to Australia's wildest Party Pub where you can win great prizes, dance the night away: or even meet Mr/Mrs Right (or Mr/Mrs Right Now…). If you’re after something a little quieter, then our Zi bar and restaurant next door offers the cheapest and tastiest meal deals in town, with regular functions to keep you entertained.

Please Note:
Nomads Brisbane has an 18+ policy.
Valid photo ID is required on check in (Passport, drivers licence, Proof of Age Card only)
Private rooms do not have air con, only fans available during summer.

Dormitories are available to genuine backpackers only.
Guests MUST be over 18 years old to stay at Nomads Brisbane.
Valid government photo I.D in English, must be present upon check in. (Passport, Proof of Age card, Drivers Licence only)

All reservations between 23th December 2019 and 3th January 2020 require a minimum 5-night consecutive stay.
All bookings over this period will be charged in full on the 1 December.
Failure of payment will result in cancelled bookings!
Credit cards will incur a 2% fee. View House Rules


Calling all fun-loving travellers: discover your new base at Nomads Brisbane. Our heritage-listed building may be pretty, but inside we’re all about the party. Head up to our rooftop terrace to sip on a cold beer with views of the city, fire up the barbecue or just relax and watch a film with other travellers. When night rolls around, our famous Down Under Bar and nightclub is the only place to be. Cheap drinks + amazing tunes = the best night of your life (probably). If you're feeling more chilled out, pop next door to our Zi Bar and Restaurant for a cheap and tasty meal, or take it easy in one of our common rooms.


You’ll find us in the heart of Brisbane, directly opposite Brisbane Central Station. Stroll for around 15 minutes to find yourself in the middle of the botanic gardens, or jump in a taxi for 20 minutes to get your adrenaline fix zip-lining at Mount Coot-tha. When it’s time to leave us (sob!), getting to Brisbane Airport is easy: it’s only 20 minutes away, and we offer a shuttle bus.

Rooms and Dorms

We have lots of options to choose from, including twin, double and single private rooms with shared bathrooms or en-suites. Of course, we also have mixed and female-only dorms for those of you living the backpacker life. Linen is included in all rooms, and access is via a secure keycard – hooray for the end of fiddly keys!

Extras and activities

On a working holiday? Check out our Job Club, where we’ll do our best to find you a position you love (because more money = more beer). We offer free Wi-Fi from 7am to 7pm as well, so you can get on with job hunting. When you're hungry you can make something delicious in our guest kitchen, or check out one of the nearby restaurants and bars. We give out free maps and city tours so you’ll get to see all of Brisbane's best bits.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.3

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.1

  • Atmosphere 6.8

  • Cleanliness 6.4

  • Facilities 6.4

Latest Reviews

  • 8.9


    09 Mar 2020
    Brilliant location and overall a good hostel. No lockers in the rooms is a bit annoying as was the fact there wasn’t any plug sockets / shelves for the people on the top bunks. A very loud hostel but to be expected when it is above a nightclub (bring earplugs) and it’s fans not AC. Toilets and showers however very clean and spacious
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    05 May 2020
    Location is 100! Very strategic and right in the city centre. Staff is cool! And also clean. Would love to come back if I visit Brissy again.
    Indonesia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    07 Mar 2020
    Nothing too much to fault, enjoyed our stay.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    14 Mar 2020
    I was in a single room, and it was good sized and looked kinda perfect for a two night stay. But the walls are super thin and there is no glass above the door. So it was very loud until 2 in the morning. But staff was friendly and helpful.
    Germany, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    04 Mar 2020
    Great location, the old building has tons of charm but is also in a need of maintenance! Non-functional taps and shower heads, no hooks or soap holders, flimsy door lock etc. Very hot room without ac, did have a crappy old fan but it was so noisy it was useless. It’s a party hostel I guess so none of that really matters if you get laid but there’s definitely room to improve.
    Hungary, Male, 31-40
  • 6.9


    01 Mar 2020
    Good place to stay if you're just here for a couple of nights. The staff was friendly but quite formal for a hostel. The facilities were all okay and well maintained, but a bit basic. Not cleanest hostel I've been too, yet not terrible. Overall an ideal place if you're travelling on a budget and want to see Brisbane for a couple of days!
    Belgium, Male, 18-24
  • 5.7


    28 Feb 2020
    If you plan to cook in the kitchen don’t book this hostel only 2 of the hobs worked, kitchen was always messy and very few pots, pans etc to use it was limited equipment as it was but people took pots and pans to table with them and used them to eat so people couldn’t use this included staff which is very selfish, we also had food stolen from us which staff never done anything about and toilets were always dirty, we were convinced into leaving a good review to get a free drink
    Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • 5.1


    21 Feb 2020
    Very dirty, old and run down. Zero atmosphere. Room was extremely hot. Location was great. Would not recommend staying here.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 4.9


    23 Feb 2020
    as a solo traveler, it was incredibly hard to meet anyone here. no one uses the common rooms and those who are just want the wifi because it doesn’t work elsewhere. the kitchen was decent, the staff were nice and it was a good location but i definitely wouldn’t recommend it for anyone traveling alone. the bathrooms looks like prisons and they shut off the water for hours on the last night i was there. all in all, it’s a fine hostel there’s just no way to meet people so i wouldn’t come back.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 2.0


    18 Mar 2020
    I had to cancel my booking(over $500)due to travel restrictions.I cancelled the day before arrival,so according to t&c They should’ve held the first night and refund the rest.They refused to do so and incredibly no staff member were aware of their t&c(including a certain Matt who claimed to be the manager and had the worst attitude).I visited the hostel to try and discuss and I can’t describe how bad it smells. I finally got my money back but only because I won the bank dispute after months.
    Italy, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • ATM
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table