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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“free pancakes”(7 reviews)
“the kitchen”(29 reviews)
“quality hostel”(4 reviews)
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Free Internet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Kitchenette
Self-Serve Laundry
Breakfast included
3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice, clean and good location! One of the best hostels I have stayed in. (Just don’t forget that the kitchen closes during the night, in case you need to leave early and have food stored there..)

Thank Astrid6767
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We liked the hostel, it’s clean and well located.. I do have to complain about the “free internet” - they give you free really slow which disconnects all the time. If you want good internet you have to pay extra.

Thank luciapaul27
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for your review and feedback, we will take them on board. Hope to see you soon at one of our YHA hostels.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great clean and new rooms with big lockers. Close to beach, resturants, bars and pub. Awesome kitchen for cooking. Large pool in centre of hostel. Hammocks. Phone charges by each bed...what more could one need !!

Thank Suzie W
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Suzie, thanks for your lovely review and glad you enjoyed your stay. This hostel has just been refurbished so it's nice to see guests like it. Enjoy your trip!

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Me and by boyfriend booked a night here this weekend just gone and we both loved the hostel. I asked for one of their ‘new rooms’ as id seen how nice and modern they looked in pictures we asked if there was a room we...More

Thank robyndurham
Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

This hostel has been recently updated and had a whole new vibe. I stayed here for one night in a private room that was brand new! Hostel prices for hotel quality. Great ensuite and amazing mattress. Kitchen area feels really upmarket for a hostel. Great...More

Thank WanderingSco t
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 1 June 2018

Hi there - glad you enjoyed the 'new' Byron Bay YHA. We've actually built a whole new wing with all ensuite dorms and private rooms, large new kitchen, renovated terrace and lounge, and new reception. Oh, and there is car parking as well. Glad you...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Self-Serve Laundry
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
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Price range
US$37 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
Details
Price range
US$37 - US$129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Traveller (23)
Room & Suite (9)
Pool & Beach (5)
Dining (1)
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Emma W
31 January 2018|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Emma. Cape Byron YHA is the hostel closest to the beach and is a real backpackers hostel - mainly share rooms and friendly atmosphere. Byron Bay YHA is currently being extended - this work will be finished any day so... More
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Mango211
11 September 2017|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi Mango - the work is still ongoing but we do have a shiny new kitchen now open. The new extension should open around the end of the year. If you are concerned, why not stay at the other YHA in town? Cape Byron YHA is... More
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19 January 2015|
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Response from YHA_Backpacker | Property representative |
Hi There are a couple of private twin/double rooms at this hostel but they are really popular so make sure you book ahead. You can see them on our website!
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"The staff are very accommodating so just outline your situation to them"
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"Ask for a room close to the showers if you can ;)"
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"If you can, get the bottom bed."
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"Privates are way over-priced"
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