10 Cool Spaces for Coliving Coworking in Australia + Hostels, Hotels & Airbnbs

Australia is quite the country. In fact, it’s quite the continent as well. Known for many different reasons depending on who you ask, it is definitely one of a kind. What else is one of a kind? Well, the coliving and coworking in Australia properties, destinations, and opportunities in the country, of course.

There isn’t a better time than now to take your digital nomadic life to the land down under. But deciding exactly where to stay for a few nights or settle for a while can be a bit challenging.

So stick around to discover the best coliving and coworking hostels, hotels, and shared apartments in Australia.

Tip: If you’re busy planning your next trip, check out this cheap flight travel guide to make finding the perfect flight a breeze.

10 Best Spaces for Coworking & Coliving Australia

The Woolstore 1888 by Ovolo — Best Luxury Coliving & Coworking Hotel


  • Price: ~$179 per night
  • Location: Sydney Central Business District
  • Features: In-house café, fitness center, on-site restaurant, airport shuttle, meeting facilities
  • Room Types: Standard queen room, king room, deluxe king room, loft suite, junior suite, grand suites
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: (8.5 out of 10 – 1611 reviews), Google (4.6 out of 5 – 932 reviews)

Situated a mere 5-minute walk from the iconic Darling Harbor in Sydney, The Woolstore 1888 is the perfect luxury hotel option for international entrepreneurs and remote workers. Its location is close to many of the city’s highlights, including the Sydney International Convention Center, making it the ideal business destination.

With a wide range of rooms and suite types, each with a dedicated workstation and complimentary Wi-Fi, working in the lap of luxury is easily done here. When you need a break from working, the beautifully decorated lounge area and in-house restaurant offer much-needed respite.

What we liked: The superb location is perfect for coliving in Sydney with stunning design, Mister Percy, and the in-house restaurant.

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UKO Paddington — Best Private Studios and Apartments

coliving coworking Australia UKO Paddington

  • Price: ~$1739 per month
  • Location: Paddington, Sydney
  • Features: Communal lounge areas, dining area, outdoor terrace
  • Room Types: Three studio types (Murphy, Plus, Flex)
  • Organized Activities: Yoga classes, BBQ evenings
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: Google (4.8 out of 5 – 31 reviews)

Set within two recently renovated Victorian Townhouses, the modern studios on Moore Park Road in Paddington are the perfect options for solo travelers or couples. It’s also closely situated to numerous retail centers and the central business district for convenience.

Each coliving apartment can accommodate up to two guests. These suites feature smart-design furniture that can be altered to suit your individual needs. Each suite has dedicated workstations, and the space has a communal coworking area, so it’s ideal for sharing ideas. 

Regular yoga sessions and classes are offered, and monthly BBQ evenings create a true coliving community.

What we liked: The freedom to move furniture around and upgrade certain suite elements to suit your individual needs.

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Port Elliot Beach House YHA — Best Beach Hostel


  • Price: ~$25 per night
  • Location: Port Elliot 
  • Features: Beachfront location, sundeck, outdoor terrace, tour desk, game room, communal lounge
  • Room Types: Double/Twin room with shared bathroom, double room with ensuite bathroom, 6-bed mixed dorm room, 4-bed male dorm room, 4-bed female dorm room, 2-bed male shared room, 2-bed female shared room
  • Organized Activities: Snorkeling, hiking, canoeing, games nights, fishing
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: (8.8 out of 10 – 390 reviews), Hostelworld (9.3 out of 10 – 44 reviews), Google (4.6 out of 5 – 144 reviews)

At just a two-minute walk from the beach, Port Elliot Beach House is the perfect beachfront hostel for solo travelers, digital nomads, and international students. Featuring the best views of the South Australian coastline, this is an ideal home-away-from-home for coliving and coworking enthusiasts.

With private rooms, each having dedicated workspaces, and shared dorm rooms having access to a communal lounge and work area, there’s a spot for productivity everywhere. The vast outdoor activities at the property or nearby give you the ultimate work-play balance.

What we liked: The unparalleled beachfront location is one of a kind.

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Bunk Brisbane — Best Budget Short Stay Hostel


  • Price: ~$720 per month
  • Location: Fortitude Valley, Brisbane
  • Features: Outdoor terrace, swimming pool, common room, job board, tour desk, nightclub
  • Room Types: Deluxe 8-bed female dorm room, deluxe 6-bed mixed dorm room with ensuite bathroom, deluxe 4-bed mixed dorm room with ensuite bathroom
  • Organized Activities: Game nights, organized tours, party nights
  • Other Locations: None
  • (7.1 out of 10 – 4,853 reviews), Google (3.9 out of 5 – 581 reviews), (7.5 out of 10 – 836 reviews)

If you’re looking for the perfect coliving spaces to socialize, travel, work, and relax, Bunk Brisbane is the ideal spot. It’s right in the heart of Fortitude Valley’s nightlife district, providing epic nights out after a hard day’s work. The hostel also offers specialized job advice workshops for young professionals.

Rooms are stylishly designed and feature dedicated work areas — even if you stay in a private bedroom. The communal area is perfect for networking and socializing, while the on-site nightclub (Birdees) is the right place to unwind and enjoy some good vibes.

What we liked: The very well-staffed and knowledgeable travel desk made planning tours and booking them super easy.

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Sydney Central YHA — Best Luxury Communal Living & Coworking Hostel


  • Price: ~$35 per night
  • Location: Sydney Central Business District
  • Features: Outdoor swimming pool, in-house café, sun deck, on-site convenience store, tour desk
  • Room Types: Double/Twin room with shared bathroom, double/twin room with private bathroom, 6-bed male and 6-bed female dorm rooms, 8-bed mixed dorm room
  • Organized Activities: Walking tours, movie nights, live DJ events, karaoke nights
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: (7.7 out of 10 – 4,822 reviews), Google (4.1 out of 5 – 1,642 reviews)

One of the best luxury hostels in Sydney Central, the award-winning YHA is a favorite amongst young professionals, digital nomads, and groups of travelers. Centrally located and offering shuttle services, it is well-connected and thus a hub for global coliving and coworking travelers.

This property creates the perfect atmosphere with two communal kitchens, a large and contemporary dining room, regular events, communal workspaces, and an in-house café (inCafe). The rooftop swimming pool with panoramic views of the city is an excellent place to unwind and socialize after some hard work.

Can’t get a private bedroom here? There are two more coliving spaces in Sydney from this branch.

What we liked: The massive amount of facilities such as The Vault Bar and convenience store.

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The Village Hostels Canberra — Best Urban Coworking & Coliving in Sydney



  • Price: ~$31 per night
  • Location: Canberra
  • Features: Sun deck, communal lounge and work area, BBQ facilities, on-site spa
  • Room Types: Double/twin room with shared bathroom, double/twin room with private bathroom, family room with private bathroom, 4-bed mixed dorm room, 10-bed mixed dorm room, 8-bed male/female dorm rooms
  • Organized Activities: Evening entertainment (movie nights/game nights), pool competitions
  • Other Locations: Sydney, Melbourne
  • (7.2 out of 10 – 1,261 Reviews), Google (4 out of 5 – 815 reviews)

One of the crown jewels of the Village Hostels Collection, this 4-star coliving and coworking hostel is ideally located to be your next urban adventure home ground. Within walking distance of many of Canberra’s highlights, such as Lake Burley Griffin, it’s perfect for business and pleasure.

All rooms come equipped with dedicated workstations, and the shared spaces doubles perfectly as a late-night brainstorming area. With organized game nights and pool competitions, there is always a fun time to be had after grafting toward your next deadline.

What we liked: The rooftop terrace is great for socializing and taking in some epic city views.

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The Mansion Melbourne


  • Price: ~$31 per night
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Features: Multiple common rooms, in-house café, dedicated coworking spaces
  • Room Types: Standard 12-bed & 4-bed mixed dorm rooms, 7-bed female dorm room, 6-bed mixed dorm room, deluxe 6-bed female dorm room
  • Organized Activities: Weekend party nights, book exchange, movie nights
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: (8.6 out of 10 – 2,605 reviews), Google (4.3 out of 5 – 229 reviews), (8.5 out of 10 – 507 reviews)

Recently renovated and redefined, The Mansion Melbourne is a long-standing staple in the coliving and coworking landscape of the city. It sits close to Queen Victoria Market, Federation Square, and Chinatown, making it the perfect destination for remote workers who love sightseeing.

Providing you with contemporary designs and modern amenities, this hostel aims to encourage coworking in multiple communal spaces. Beyond that, the courtyard is the perfect breakaway from your work desk to socialize and pack in some epic party nights with like-minded travelers.

What we liked: The lavish elements at a very reasonable price and the vibrant and buzzing atmosphere.

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The Surf House


  • Price: ~$39 per night
  • Location: Byron Bay
  • Features: Outdoor rooftop terrace and bar, communal area, book exchange, jobs board
  • Room Types: Standard 4-, 6-, 8-bed mixed dorm rooms, standard 6-bed female dorm rooms, basic double room with shared bathroom, standard double room with private bathroom, superior double room with ensuite bathroom
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • (9.4 out of 10 – 1,142 reviews), Google (4.4 out of 5 – 390 reviews), (8.9 out of 10 – 2,142 reviews)

Providing chic surf-style beachfront coliving and coworking accommodation is what The Surf House does best. Located in the idyllic Byron Bay, it’s close to nightlife hotspots, multiple restaurants, and the beach (a mere 328 feet from the front door).

Giving guests a laidback and easy-going alternative to urban coliving and coworking properties, here you can get in a good day’s work, a late afternoon surf session, and a fun night out. Aimed at solo travelers, couples, and international students, the Surf House is everything you want and more.

What we liked: The rooftop bar with its stunning views, is the perfect spot to unwind and network.

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Ozi House


  • Price: ~$963 per month
  • Location: Carlton, Victoria
  • Features: Chill-out area, communal areas
  • Room Types: 4-Bed mixed dorm rooms
  • Organized Activities: None
  • Other Locations: None
  • Ratings: Google (3.3 out of 5 – 44 reviews), Airbnb (3.89 out of 5 – 9 reviews)

Situated within the very laidback and aptly named ‘OziVillage’, this AirBnB long or short-term shared coliving and coworking property is excellent for traveling students and remote workers. With its location, several of Victoria’s trendiest restaurants, coffee shops, and boutique stores are within walking distance.

Each dorm room is spaciously furnished and has modern stylistic features. Breakfast and dinner come included, served from Melbourne’s Ezistreat. You also have free access to the tram station if you want to break from the brainstorming session within the communal areas. A hop into the city is easily accessible.

What we liked:  The homely atmosphere is excellent for a true home-away-from-home coliving experience and a great place to make meaningful connections.

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Wake Up! Sydney Central


  • Price: ~$32 per night
  • Location: Sydney
  • Features: Common room, book exchange, jobs board, airport transfer, on-site restaurant, café and bar, travel desk
  • Room Types: Standard 3-bed private room, standard 10-bed mixed dorm room, standard 8-bed mixed dorm room
  • Organized Activities: Guided city tour, pizza nights, weekly live DJ nights, fitness classes, yoga sessions, karaoke nights, quiz nights, Friday night socials
  • Other Locations: Byron Bay, Bondi Beach
  • (9.2 out of 10 – 9,009 reviews), Google (4.4 out of 5 – 1,781 reviews), (8.5 out of 10 – 1,149 Reviews)

If you’re a digital nomad, you’ll, without a doubt, love Wake Up! Sydney Central. It is one of the best coliving and coworking hostels in the country. It is a vibrant, modern, and trendy destination ideal for backpackers, young people, and international students.

With a range of mixed, male, and female dorm rooms, all stylishly designed and well-equipped, it’s perfect for networking. Communal work areas and the in-house café and restaurant are perfect for getting some work done. The complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi makes working from your dorm or the common areas a breeze.

What we liked: The pre-planned weekly itineraries are excellent in creating the perfect work-play environment.

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Join a Global Co living and Co working Spaces at the Best Spaces in Australia

With the massive amount of truly unique and enticing coliving accommodations in Australia, it’s a breeze to find the right one for any need. From blissful coastline shared housing to inner-city urban communal living, you’ll find one or more to make your travels memorable and productive.

Now, all you need to do is decide which of the best places to visit in Australia matches your work and travel schedule.

And while you’re at it, why not find out how you find a place to stay for free at different locations during your travels?

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