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Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville

5-star5 stars
113 - 119 Flinders StreetTownsvilleQLD4810Australia

5-star hostel in Townsville with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.2
Great location
Great pool
Tasty breakfast
Great room
77See all 77 reviews
From 275 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville

from $58
  • Room, 1 King Bed
  • Deluxe Room
  • Twin Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Private Bunk Room
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm
  • Mixed 6 Bed Dorm
  • Ladies 5 Bed Dorm
  • Private 6 Bed Bunk Room
  • Private 3 Bed Dorm
  • Villa, 4 Bedrooms

What’s around Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville


  • Heart of Townsville
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 2 min walk
  • Cultural Centre Townsville - 3 min walk
  • ReefHQ Aquarium - 3 min walk
  • Perc Tucker Regional Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Coral Sea - 10 min walk
  • Maritime Museum of Townsville - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 12 min drive
  • Townsville Station - 26 min walk
  • Self parking (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 42 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
The front desk is open daily from 6 AM - 10 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Children (18 years old and younger) not allowed

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking *

Other information

  • No alcohol allowed onsite
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Rooftop terrace

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi

Special features


Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in barbecue and serves lunch and dinner. Open daily.

Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville’s small print

Also known as

  • Rambutan Hostel Townsville
  • Rambutan Hostel
  • Rambutan Townsville


The private guestrooms are serviced every 3 days. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The 8 Bed Dorm guestrooms do not have lockers. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Onsite credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Self parking costs AUD 5.00 per night

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 77 reviews

Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville
Best hostel (or should I say hotel, as it feels like it). Still can't believe that I only payed a hostel price, great stay!
Sebastian, us2 night trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville
Very Good8.0
Great for backpackers and young feeling adults
I bit loud music, but you get warned about it. Everything else was great
A Traveler, us1 night romance trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville
One of the Best Youth Hostels.
Second stay in a month.First night twin share with ensuite. 2 stacked bunks. Aircon table, 2 chairs ensuite toilet/shower. Good value especially if a couple. 2 other stays private twin share. Double bed, aircon side tables and writing table and chair. En suite shower/toilet. Multi channel TV.Rooms and ensuite clean good condtion good for short stays. Nice roof-top frehwater pool. Bar. Good cheap bar food. Good atmosphere. Happy place. 5*****
David, gb2 night trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville
Very Good8.0
The room was good. We were staying because my work xmas party was held there. It was hot on the deck with no fans. The crowds were LOUD. Sleep was delayed due to loud folks outside.
Jaymie, au1 night romance trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville
Very nice hostel, all in all more a hotel. Nice rooftop bar and pool. The staff was very friendly. Very clean
Anna-Lena, au1 night trip with friends

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Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville

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