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Rambutan’s hostel dorm rooms offer hotel quality comfort at a very affordable price! Our dorms are perfect for people traveling in a group or alone. All rooms are modern, clean, comfortable and stylish with private ensuite showers and toilets, air conditioning and hotel-quality bedding. Beds start at $24 per person.

Traveling as a group? Backpacking? On a tight budget?

Rambutan’s dorm rooms offer amazing comfort and quality at a very affordable price. They are also very secure. All rooms have electronic swipe-locks and each guest has a locker compartment to store valuables.

Our dorm-room guests have full access to all the resort facilities. This includes a communal kitchen, laundry and guest lounge room.


Mixed 8 Bed Dorm

Mixed Dorms caters for up to 8 guests with 4…

Mixed 6 Bed Dorm

Mixed Dorms caters for up to 6 guests with 3…

Ladies 5 Bed Dorm

Ladies Dorms caters for up to 5 guests with 2…

Private 2 Bed Dorm

Private Dorms caters for 2 guests with a bunk bed,…

Private 3 Bed Dorm

Private Dorms caters for 3 guests with a bunk bed,…

Private 6 Bed Dorm

Private Dorm caters for up to 6 guests with 3…

  • Mixed 6 or 8 bed
  • Female-only 5 bed
  • Private 2, 3 and 6 bed
  • High security electronic swipe-lock entry
  • Private toilet and shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Lockers for each guest (a lock is needed)
  • Fresh linen (no outside bedding is allowed)
  • Power points (outlets) and USB chargers for every bed
  • Reading lights
  • High-quality, new Sealy mattresses
  • Roof-top Pool
  • Roof-top Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Travel and Information Desk
  • Free unlimited WIFI (in common areas)
  • Free luggage storage
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Guest lounge
  • Under-cover parking

Deposits for linen, swipe-key and refrigerator locker are required but will be returned during checkout. Please bring cash for check-in.

Check In: 2pm
Checkout: 11am


Whether you’re a backpacker travelling solo or a group of friends visiting the region we offer comfortable dorm accommodation on a budget.

If you're looking to meet other backpackers our 6 and 8 bed mixed gender dorms are perfect for sharing your travel experiences and getting to know other travellers.

Female independent traveller's have the option off staying in our spacious and secure 5 share female only dorms. These rooms offer extra privacy, located on the west end of the hostel away from common areas.

Couples or smaller groups wanting private accommodation can choose between our 2, 3 and 6 bed private rooms.

Each hostel dorm room has a private ensuite with a separate toilet and shower along with air-conditioning.

Safe keeping personal belongings are easy with our lockable storage boxes. Our beds are fitted with the highest quality hotel graded mattresses and fresh linen is available upon check-in for your convenience.

We encourage our guests to make use of the communal kitchen, unwind and socialize in our backpacker lounge, relax by the poolside with a cold beverage from our rooftop bar, catch up with friends and family through our unlimited free Wi-Fi (available in common areas) and off course jump in and have a go at our weekly backpacker game nights every Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

There are loads of fun prizes and restaurant/bar tabs to be won and it’s a great way to mingle with other guests.

Deposits are required but will be returned during checkout for keys, fridge keys and cutlery boxes.

We are happy to arrange taxis to the Townsville airport, or store your luggage for free upon checkout if you’ve got a late bus or flight.