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Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia

5-star5 stars
113 - 119 Flinders StreetTownsvilleQLD4810Australia, (02) 8228 1927

5-star hostel in Townsville with outdoor pool, restaurant
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.2
  • The room was good. We were staying because my work xmas party was held there. It was hot…Dec 5, 2017
  • I love going to hotels, but I hate bathrooms that are not clean. There was dark long hair…Nov 19, 2017
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From 246 reviewsTripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia

from A$28
  • 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
  • Mixed 6 Bed Dorm - No Frills
  • Private 3 Bed Dorm
  • Villa, 4 Bedrooms

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 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



  • Free ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Self parking *

Other information

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

In the hotel

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, Australia’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.

For transfers, guests must contact the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

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 hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia


  • Heart of Townsville
  • Museum of Tropical Queensland - 2 min walk
  • Cultural Centre Townsville - 3 min walk
  • ReefHQ Aquarium - 3 min walk
  • Magnetic Island Ferry Terminal - 8 min walk
  • Maritime Museum of Townsville - 12 min walk
  • Catholic Diocese of Townsville - 16 min walk
  • Queens Gardens - 23 min walk

Getting around

  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 12 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Free ferry terminal shuttle

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.2 From 56 reviews

Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia
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
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia
The best backpacker hostel I have ever seen
Michael, au2 night trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia
Very Good8.0
Great location, but very noisy on weekends
I booked here based on the recommendation of friends. Unfortunately I was disappointed to find that the room did not have a fridge or wardrobe and I hadn't considered that my stay included a Friday & Saturday night. This is a party place on the weekend and the noise from the pool area was very disturbing. This was brought to my attention upon check in, but too late to make changea by then. The room was comfortable, especially the bed, but the noise, light through the windows above the door & marked carpet did sour my stay. The huge positives though we're the bar & restaurant for lunch & proximity to the heart of Townsville, The Strand & local eateries.
Allan, au3 night trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia
Happy days!!!
Amazing!!! Felt more like a hotel than a hostel, the rooms were comfortable too! Friendly staff and good location!!!
Hayley, au4 night trip
Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia
Good place to visit, not to stay
Poor rooms, good communal area. Don't believe the pictures-the rooms are basic-concrete and a mattress.
A Traveller, au1 night trip

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Rambutan - Hostel, Townsville, Australia

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