Backpacker Hostel Facilities
Facilities available at Civic Guest House Hostel
If you are looking for quality budget accommodation, on a quiet street with great location and a friendly atmosphere our Townsville backpackers’ hostel is for you. Our guests often come for a few days and stay a few months. That’s how fun, easy and affordable our hostel accommodation is in one of Australia’s most visited spots – Townsville.
Free WiFi for backpackers
We offer free WiFi to all our backpacker guests when staying in Townsville’s award-winning hostel.
Free shuttle bus for backpackers
Free shuttle bus pick-ups and drop-offs at 10am, 11am, 2:15pm and 7:15pm from/to the Greyhound Bus Terminal and Ferry Terminal to Magnetic Island. Please book ahead on (07) 4771 5381 or by email.
City Bus 200 or 201 also drops you off in Stanley street 20m away from the our backpacker hostel for $1.80. (Cash)
Rooms available for backpackers and travellers
Make a choice from our low-cost air conditioned dorms and ensuite bathroom, range of twin share and double rooms or top of the range double room with ensuite bathroom; all with free linen and clean. Rooms to suit all styles of backpacker. Groups and families welcome.
Please be aware that there are age limits for some of our dormitories and private rooms. Please check the booking information page for further details
Our hostel kitchen is kitted out
Our backpacker hostel kitchen is fully equipped for all your cooking requirements. Stove cook tops, large oven, microwave, large stainless steel preparation areas; all stocked with items to make your cooking experience that little bit easier. Coffee, tea and sugar is free of charge for our guests to enjoy.
No charge for use of any equipment, cutlery, or crockery at our budget backpacker hostel.
Clean and eco-friendly bathrooms at our hostel
We offer clean and accessible bathrooms at our Townsville backpacker hostel. Both male and female appointed showers and toilets are available. Our eco-friendly hot water systems ensure that hot water is always on tap and our housekeeping team patrol regularly to make sure the facilities are clean and ready for use.
Entertainment lounge at our hostel
Our Townsville backpacker hostel, as well as clean, budget accommodation, offers a cosy lounge area to relax with a big screen TV, DVD player and heaps of movies to choose from. Board games available too and computers to access the internet, all free of charge.
It’s not Australia, if you don’t have a BBQ
Our hostel offers free use of the barbecue and access to a vending machine for gatherings with your fellow backpackers.
Laundry available for our backpackers
We provide you with commercial grade washing machines and dryer for $4.00 per load; an iron and ironing board is also available for free use at our hostel. Washing powder available for $1.00 at Reception.
We welcome luggage storage at our hostel
Catching a late flight, or just need to fit in one more sight before you hit the road? You are welcome to store your luggage free of charge after checkout at our backpackers’ hostel in Townsville. Feel free to use the common areas after check out while you wait for your next adventure.
Feel safe at our Townsville backpacker hostel
When travelling, especially if solo, security is a vital point when selecting a hostel. Our hostel is equipped with surveillance cameras in common areas.
Convenient car parking at our hostel
Been on the road, driving along the coast, for hours now? We make your stay at our backpacker hostel in Townsville even easier, with on-street parking located right outside the hostel. If you are staying a little longer, ask reception for directions to the 24 hour/7 day free carpark.
Our hostel provides activities for all our backpackers
You will find our hostel friendly and guests interact easily due to the hostel setup – just look at our guest reviews for travellers to Townsville
Play a board game, challenge your fellow backpackers to a game of pool or simply watch one of the wide range of free DVDs on offer, or Netflix on the large smart TV. As we keep saying, “My casa, is your casa.”
Townsville backpacker hostel CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT
Check-in time is 2pm – 9 30pm. Late check in is possible. Please contact us ahead of arrival to organise a late key.
Check out 10am for private rooms and 9:30am for dorm rooms.