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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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    • Excellent25%
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    Reviewed 14 January 2017

    Don't listen to people on this website talking about how long the walk is from arts factory to main road its a 15 min walk max and so is fine to deal with. The hostel has a great quirky hippy vibe and so everyone is...More

    Thank SamShyngle
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 January 2017

    Thanks for your review Olivia, I will pass on the feedback to housekeeping that there is room for improvement. I am sorry to hear the staff did not rate as friendly, and I will mention this to them, as usually they are pretty happy to...More

    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    The hostel was amazing , really chilled out, very clean and very cool, ALWAYS something going on, free didgeridoo lessons everyday, free yoga everyday, talent shows. Great food and a good price, swimming pool is vey clean. Only thing too not give it 5 stars...More

    Thank SavageBarber
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 January 2017

    Dear SavageBarber - wow, what a scary nom de plume! So glad you enjoyed your stay. Damn right about the long term crew, drives us insane that they cannot clean up, we have introduced a round the clock cleaner while the kitchen is open, and...More

    Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

    The sum of arts factory = hippies + love + no money + Byo drinks Awesome place Chicks/men = ratio 10:1 very safe Get to the pool early for a lounge-bring ur gstring One dude to 15 in the pool Lots of activities Cockatoo Paul...More

    Thank GKJOH1
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 January 2017

    Wow! what can we say! Please keep coming back :)

    Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

    This hostel should be a fifth of this price as it is completely run down & filthy dirty. I was afraid to touch off anything in the showers as the walls are full of black mould & old soap. No air gets into rooms so...More

    Thank Marie H
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 January 2017

    Thanks for the review Marie, so sorry you had such a crappy experience. We are refurbishing the whole hostel, and only two bathrooms remain to be finished. It is no mould, it is just an old paint job that has seen better days, and it...More

    Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

    One of my favorite hostels so far! Stayed here last year too, back then the room was a but old and smelly, maybe they have done some renewing as this time our room seemed to have freshly painted walls and a new floor. Very nice...More

    Thank Klonkku
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 21 January 2017

    Dear Klonkku - OMG! So happy you commented on our room refurbishment - yes, totally new paint job, mattresses, shelving, fittings and new flooring. We are so excited about this, and very glad to hear it makes a difference! Thanks for your other kind words,...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$39 - US$87 (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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    2 January 2017|
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    Response from artsfactory_13 | Property representative |
    Hello there, our shuttle only services the local bus station. However there is a Ballina/Byron airport shuttle. You can contact them on - phone: (02) 6685 7447 or email easy bus byron-bay Best wishes
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    "Tipi would be cool or room close to pool/bathrooms ;-)"
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