We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

Show Prices
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Coolangatta \/ Kirra Beach YHA
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 99: English reviews
Start your review of Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA
 Click to rate
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is the most expensive hostel I have stayed in, throughout Australia, which was already off putting.There's no breakfast, WiFi is only free in communal areas & you have to pay more for WiFi in your room & then pay extra to hire a locker.Noise is so loud from the airport so not much sleep. Rooms are clean however, but...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Cara B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked on a late night flight into Coolangatta. The hostel was only about 10min walk away. Arrived at 11pm and the night manager was very friendly and gave all the info I needed. The bathrooms were clean, plenty of showers. No drama. I left early morning so didn't get to do much more there. I wish I could've stayed for...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank gds199
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is the main highlight. Closer to airport which is walkable for about 15 minutes. I walked early in the morning at 4 to catch my 6am flight. The washroom is definitely fine for use. I like the facilities in the washroom especially in shower area. Enough place to put and hang my things. Not to forget, the strong...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FarahNurSuaidah
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best hostel ever stayed at so far... a lots of common areas to chill out, showers and toilets all new and very clean, kitchen always tidy and averall clean. Very Good service, they provide free shuttle to the nearest town center and they can provide breakfast, coffees and book activities for you. Lovely Tuesday pizza night for only 5$. Ping...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Kiaretta2016
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I love planes so the view of the airport was cool. Unfortunately, I am also a light sleeper, so they woke me up a bit. That aside, it's a small, homely hostel, with a cute dining area and plenty of different spaces to chill in. It's pretty clean too. I even noticed a staff member wiping window sills as part...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AnnabellaRose
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 3 February 2017

It's a shame that I can only give the hostel three stars, the staff were all lovely and really made me feel welcome, they are very friendly and always helpful. the good things were - lounge room area with a big tv with lots of channels and movies, couches to chill on and socialise - dining area and big kitchen...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank jasmincroome
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great staff,close to all transport, free shuttle, clean and tidy. New lounge is great.... Organised BBQ's, all events celebrated, pizza night is good. Premium wifi is cheap and fast........Value, location, convenience is really good. Great backpackers overall.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Jez D
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel is pretty well run. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. It's usually pretty clean as well. At night, the rooms are quiet. They also have a very good deal for the Currumbin Animal Sanctuary that I would highly recommend. My greatest complaint regarding this hostel is its location. If you don't have a car, it is approximately...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Brandon L
Cooly Y, Manager at Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA, responded to this review

Hi Brandon, Thank you so much for you review. We appreciate all feedback and will use it to better our establishment and services. I just thought I'd let you know that someone else staying here had actually just brought to our attention about the cigarette smoke wafting through the dining room, we have since made this a non-smoking area. Thanks...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 7 January 2017

The hostel itself it a bit out of the way from the city center, but they have their own shuttle bus schedule downtown. You can catch those to get into the center. The hostel was right in front of the airport, so if you need to fly in or fly out, very convenient. What I liked about this place the...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank PincheTravels
Singapore
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We were a family of four with 2 tweens, It was a pleasant experience; check-in was very quick. Our room was large enough and clean. However, an additional fan would have been nice as it was the start of summer. The bathrooms were clean and we certainly did not have any issue with them. The kitchen had all we needed...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank zuluwarriors1879

37 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (18)
Viewed
Room/Suite (4)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (2)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (2)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Other (7)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (19)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (5)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (2)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (10)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Bilinga
0.7 km away
Gold Coast Airport Motel
Gold Coast Airport Motel
#9 of 12 in Coolangatta
84 reviews
3.4 km away
Greenmount Beach Resort
Greenmount Beach Resort
#10 of 12 in Coolangatta
87 reviews
1.8 km away
Nirvana By The Sea
Nirvana By The Sea
#1 of 12 in Coolangatta
385 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.4 km away
La Costa Motel
La Costa Motel
#1 of 4 in Bilinga
513 reviews
3.4 km away
Komune Resort
Komune Resort
#19 of 26 in Coolangatta
274 reviews
0.2 km away
Pacific Place Apartments
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sunshine, endless golden beaches, a breathtaking hinterland right at your door step and home to some of the best surf breaks in the world. We are located in Coolangatta, just a 5 minute walk from the Gold Coast airport and right across the road from Bilinga Beach. With a fun and laid back atmosphere, regular BBQ nights and very friendly staff, you'll feel right at home during your stay here with us at Cooly YHA. Our hostel is the ideal springboard for all the activities and adventures the Gold Coast has on offer! Free breakfast & shuttle bus! YHA/HI members receive a 10% discount on all accommodation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA

Address: 230 Coolangatta Rd, Bilinga, Gold Coast, Queensland 4225, Australia
Region: Australia > Queensland > Gold Coast > Bilinga
Price Range: $33 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 51
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Agoda, Expedia, HostelWorld, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA Bilinga, South Pacific
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA staff and other travellers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Coolangatta / Kirra Beach YHA staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms on the street side would be slightly buffered from aircraft noise.”
 of 5 bubbles AnnabellaRose, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“.The upstairs room I stayed in seemed quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles avivab2014, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“First floor.”
 of 5 bubbles uhaul2015, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“You can do laundry here easily for it is sunny and breezy.”
  • Walking Distance
 of 5 bubbles CafeConCarlos, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Try another motel”
 of 5 bubbles JamesF727, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
5 of 5