The ultimate Noosa accommodation guide

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Noosa is a dream holiday destination, however, to ensure the best vacation possible, you must first find the perfect accommodation for you. With plenty of options ranging from budget-friendly hostels to luxurious resorts, Noosa promises something for everyone no matter what your budget and preferences are.

If you love to be as close to the beautiful beach as possible, with shops and cafes right on your doorstep, look no further than Hastings Street and the surrounding Noosa Main Beach area. For quieter seaside locations, check out Sunrise beach and Sunshine Beach. If you prefer to put a little distance between yourself and the main tourist area, the Noosa River and Gympie Terrace are home to plenty of accommodation options and offer an exciting range of water-based activities. Alternatively, discover the stunning Noosa hinterland. It’s the perfect base for scenic drives, farmers markets, and fresh local produce.

Noosa’s lovely accommodation options include friendly, bustling hostels, comfortable and convenient vacation homes, modern apartments, luxurious hotels, and indulgent resorts. Whether you need somewhere family-friendly, low-cost, or with all of the conveniences of home, Noosa has you covered. Plus find somewhere with all the extras you desire, from heated swimming pools to fitness centres.

Hotels & Resorts

Noosa’s pristine beaches, thrilling waves, and magnificent national parks are complimented with a wide range of beautiful, comfortable hotels. From wallet-friendly to breathtakingly luxurious options, Noosa has the perfect hotel for every guest, set in a mix of lively and quieter desirable locations. Noosa’s hotels promise security, comfort, and luxury. Other benefits of choosing a hotel for your Noosa stay include having staff available to help at any hour and on-site restaurants and bars in many cases. Noosa’s hotels are also in the most convenient locations and offer the opportunity to take advantage of the local knowledge of friendly, helpful staff. They may even be able to book tours and excursions for you. Many of even Noosa’s most budget-friendly hotels offer premium amenities such as air conditioning, private balconies, refreshing swimming pools, and complimentary wifi. If you desire something even more elegant, find your perfect hotel with spacious rooms and sensational views of the Pacific Ocean. Discover hotels with the extras you can’t live without, from handy laundry and kitchen facilities to indulgent hot tubs, saunas, and state-of-the-art fitness centres. With barbeque facilities, games rooms, and tranquil day spas, Noosa has the ideal hotel for everyone lucky enough to stay here.

Featured Resort: The Sebel, 32 Hastings Street

Self Contained Apartments

Noosa’s diverse range of gorgeous holiday apartments provides the ultimate home away from home. With more space and privacy than other options, plus all of the convenient amenities of your own home, you can experience Noosa like a local rather than feeling like a guest.

Some apartments feature multiple bedrooms, making them ideal for families and larger groups who want their own space, whilst smaller one-bedroom suites are perfect for couples. Some properties even allow pets. Most modern holiday apartments are spacious, light, and airy, which is well-suited to Noosa’s warm climate.

Feel at home with a fully equipped kitchen, large balcony, complimentary wifi, laundry facilities, and other handy conveniences. Plus discover the perfect apartment with all the extras you desire, whether you want a swimming pool, barbeque, manicured gardens, or breathtaking views.

Properties are dotted around the area, from the hustle and bustle of Noosa Main beach to desirable locations such as Noosaville, Noosa Heads, and Little Cove, to the more secluded Noosa Hinterland. Choose a stand-alone apartment for maximum privacy or one that’s part of a larger complex for exciting communal amenities. With so many tempting options, you’re sure to find an apartment you can fall in love with.

Featured Apartments: The Hastings Beach Houses, 30 Hastings Street

Holiday Homes

If you want to experience Noosa like a local, book a delightful vacation home. Find tempting accommodation in the most desirable lively and peaceful areas. Discover secluded lodges surrounded by lush rainforest, spacious beach houses with stunning ocean views, and more.

Enjoy increased space and privacy compared to other options. This may be ideal for families and groups, with plenty of bedrooms for everyone, and expansive indoor and outdoor communal areas including dining rooms, decks, balconies, courtyards, and gardens. Some vacation homes even allow pets so you really can bring the whole family.

Whilst Noosa is home to some outstanding restaurants, it can be handy to have the option of cooking on holiday if you prefer to save your budget for adventures. Vacation homes offer all of the conveniences of home including fully equipped kitchens and laundry facilities. Some even include barbeques, creating more cooking options. You may also be treated to some luxurious extras, and find a truly unique place to call home for the duration of your stay.

Choose your perfect Noosa vacation home to fall in love with whether you want somewhere with air conditioning, complimentary wifi, flat-screen TVs, a refreshing private pool, or stunning gardens.

Featured Holiday Home: Fairshore 15, 41 Hastings Street


If you prefer to save your budget for exploring, rather than splurging on premium accommodation, Noosa’s hostels could be perfect for you. Not only can you save money by sharing a bedroom, and in some cases a bathroom, but you can also make use of the shared kitchen facilities to cook meals instead of eating out.

As well as being wallet-friendly, Noosa’s hostels are also ideal for those who want to meet other travellers. Here you will find some of the friendliest and most interesting people you will ever meet. Share travel tips and stories in both indoor and outdoor communal spaces. Inside you may find lounge rooms and games rooms, whilst if you venture outside you may discover lovely gardens, volleyball courts, and a swimming pool.

If sleeping in a dormitory isn’t for you, don’t worry – many of Noosa’s hostels offer private bedrooms, and some even feature self-contained apartments, providing affordable accommodation options for all types of traveller.

If you thought that you’d have to sacrifice your favourite amenities in return for a budget-friendly place to stay, you could be wrong. Some of Noosa hostels offer complimentary wifi, free breakfast, a free shuttle bus, a tour desk, an onsite restaurants, and evening entertainment.

Featured Hostel: Nomads Noosa Backpackers, 44 Noosa Drive