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Byron Bay YHA

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  • Very good51%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
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“free pancakes”(5 reviews)
“the kitchen”(25 reviews)
“nice pool”(9 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super nice staff. Super Huge Kitchen. Awesome pool. I enjoyed my stay here quite a bit. It was close enough to the main strip that it was never a chore to get to and from the hostel. Half the hostel was under construction, but I...More

Thank Marino A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going up the east coast for the last month staying in hotels and hostels! This has been my favourite stay so far. The atmosphere is so chilled and friendly. Even though unlike our other hotels and hostels have an ensuite, this wasn’t...More

Thank Jasmine S
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Nice stay. Ok clean common toilets/bathrooms and common areas. Rooms were quite small, no aircon and fan broke second night. But all in one - it’s ok for value. The hostel can arrange tours and lend out bikes as well. Free pancakes in mornings the...More

Thank Anna J
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 1 January 2018

Hi Anna - thanks for visiting Byron. Our hostel is about to have a big new extension open with a range of rooms (multi share and double/twin) which will all have air con and ensuites. So if you are visiting again, come and try out...More

Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

As far as hostels goes YHA is pretty good. Great location with friendly staff. Nice pool and great common areas. Rooms are clean but the beds are not very comfortable but pretty typical of what you would find most hostels. There were renovations going on...More

Thank Joel F
Response from YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHAResponded 6 December 2017

Hi Joel - thanks for the feedback. Yes, we are expanding with a whole new wing of the hostel which will have all ensuite private rooms and 4 shares! It will open early in 2018 so we are very nearly finished with the noise -...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Located in a perfect area in Byron Bay close to everything you need.. supermarket main street, pubs, shops, take away, main bus station, information center and in 5 minutes walk you are at the main beach. This hostel is well organised. Helpfull and friendly staff...More

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US$49 - US$150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$49 - US$150 (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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