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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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

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Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 3 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 7 May 2018

From the artwork in receptions I knew this was going to be a beautiful hostel, and it doesn't disappoint. The large open dining area opposite the kitchen and overlooking the pool is great, and the TV room is cosy on a rainy day. The bedrooms...More

Thank Victoria M
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Stayed over the Xmas period for 4 days. Hostel was buzzing but there weren’t many hostel activiies available over the xmas period except a Nimbin tour (which was sold out prior to my arrival). Nice kitchen facilities and bedroom (stayed in a female 4 bed...More

Thank Emmy R
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 18 April 2018

Hi Emmy - hope you can come back soon as our new extended hostel is now open with lots of great private and multishare rooms with ensuite and air con, as well as other new facilities. See you soon.

Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Probably the best hostel I’ve been so far! My partner and I got a double ensuite and it was super new, cozy and comfy, bathroom with a great huge shower! The common areas are great! A great super clean pool with sun bathing area and...More

Thank Estel M
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US$41 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$41 - US$120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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