Overview of Aquarius Gold Coast

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3.8 / 5Good
141 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Bar



Popular LocationBroadwater Parklands11 min walk
Popular LocationSlingshot9 min drive
Popular LocationSea World11 min drive
AirportGold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta)36 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory Mixed - 1 Bed (6 Bed Dorm)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Standard Double or Twin Room, Multiple Beds

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Shared Dormitory Mixed - 1 Bed (4 Bed Dorm)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory Women Only - 1 Bed (4 Bed Dorm)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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  • Shared Dormitory Men Only - 1 Bed (4 Bed Dorm)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area


Aquarius Gold Coast is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. Chevron Renaissance and Cavill Avenue are worth exploring if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Sea World and Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast. Warner Bros. Movie World and Dreamworld are not to be missed. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ecotours and skydiving nearby.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Broadwater Parklands - 11 min walk
  • Slingshot - 9 min drive
  • Sea World - 11 min drive
  • Chevron Renaissance - 11 min drive
  • Infinity Attraction - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Florida Gardens station - 15 min drive
  • Varsity Lakes Station - 16 min drive
  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 36 min drive

About this property

Aquarius Gold Coast

Hostel with free parking, near Broadwater Parklands
Along with an outdoor pool, this hostel has 2 bars/lounges and a spa tub. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and laundry facilities are on-site. All 16 rooms provide conveniences such as fridges and microwaves, plus free WiFi and hobs. Guests will also find rice cookers, ceiling fans and safes. Bathrooms are shared and weekly housekeeping is available.
Aquarius Gold Coast offers 16 forms of accommodation with a safe and rice cookers. Fridges and microwaves are provided.
Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. An iron/ironing board and hairdryers can be requested. Housekeeping is provided on a weekly basis.

Property amenities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Free self parking
Free nearby parking
Limited parking spaces
Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

2 bars/lounges

Things to do

Billiards/pool table
Outdoor pool
Hot tub

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool


ATM/banking services
Front-desk safe
No lifts
Vending machine

Guest services

Front desk (limited hours)
Housekeeping (weekly)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken



BBQ grill(s)
Pool umbrellas


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Wheelchair-accessible parking


Designated smoking areas
Shared microwave
Shared fridge
TV in reception

Room amenities


Ceiling fan


Hairdryer (on request)
Shared bathroom

Food and drink

Rice cooker


Iron/ironing board (on request)



Check-in between 1:00 PM and 10:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10:00 PM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
No check-in/check-out service is available on Christmas Day and New Years Day.
Please note, there is no check-in after midnight.


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types


Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Cash deposit: AUD 20.00

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

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 2.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

Aquarius Backpackers Hostel Southport
Aquarius Backpackers Hostel
Aquarius Backpackers Southport
Aquarius Gold Coast Hostel Southport
Aquarius Gold Coast Hostel
Aquarius Gold Coast Southport

Frequently asked questions

Guest reviews

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Great location

Very easy location close to beach, awesome!

Stayed 4 nights in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Summer 2020 at Aquarius

he staff were helpful and friendly. The place was clean and welcoming. No AC in the rooms but that was known just a little hot to bear!

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Only a brief overnight stay but very accommodating staff, many thanks!

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Simply the Best

My Stay at Aquarius was spectacular. The Staff was amazing. The facility was exceptional. The amenities were Wow. This was by far one of the best stays I have had in 10 month journey on 5 continents.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, room comfort


For the price it is a good location...close to Light Rail and shops...parking available, friendly staff

Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2019