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    The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge

    Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    Nice, quirky little place. A little out of the way of the main part of Byron but a bus runs everyday, including late nights. It's not a bad walk anyway. I thought this hostel was OK for a few nights. I don't think I could...More

    Thank meggys_d_
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    I have stayed here a few times and I LOVE it! It's a hostel so there is mixture of people! They offer dorms, camping and private rooms! The common areas are very comfortable - there's a pool table, board games, cooking facilities and lots of...More

    Thank effexpat
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 3 days ago

    Wow, thanks Effexpat! It sounds like I got one of the staff to write this review - but I am proud to say it is genuine! It is so great to hear you get what we are all about, and you stay in the Loveshack...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    We stayed 1 night in our camper van ($18 per person) whilst utilising the bathroom facilities. I swear a lot of people sleeping out there aren't checked in, nor paying to sleep there. The hostel is probably too lenient with letting people come and go...More

    Thank Chantel C
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks for writing a review Chantel. We do check the vans every morning, and throughout the night, to make sure everyone sleeping there is checked in - and we do catch a lot of people who are not, which is very annoying because they would...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    the arts factory remains one of my favourite hostels in australia because of its unique location, flair and guests. however, the kitchen is jam-packed cause the management does not provide enough shelf space, the fridges are completely over-packed (they promised for weeks a new fridge...More

    Thank klausobert
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 days ago

    Thanks for you review Klausobert, the new fridge arrived last Friday - hooray! Everyone will be happy with that, we will also get another new fridge by the end of this year. Can I share something with you as the long term manager - I...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Location was a bit far out but more than worth it! Hostel was unlike any other I've stayed in, during my trip in Australia. Lots of interesting people, chilled out vibes and you can camp there tent or van alike. Staying in one of the...More

    Thank Josh H
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 1 week ago

    Awesome review thanks Josh - so glad you enjoyed our vibe! Even though we are a but "far out" - I guess that means distance ;) it is only 10 minutes walk all the way to the beach plus we have a free shuttle bus...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$29 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    Kylie S
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from artsfactory_13 | Property representative |
    Hello there, all our dorms have share bathroom and no ensuite.
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    ""Love Room" has a private bathroom / shower!"
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    "Camping changed the entire experience for me, would only recommend for short stay, however."
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    "I would ask for a Teepee if in a big group"
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    "The permanent tents are actually nicer than the dorms, and have a nicer feel."
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