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Aquarius Backpackers Motel

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Kendal, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Pretty cheap and good location near to the beach. Lots of useful info for travel and tours and free evening meal was appreciated! Our room wasn't especially clean (mixed dorm) and not all staff were that friendly. But for what we paid it was quite good.

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Thank Issy N
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we had a quite bad experience with the aqarius. The room was very dirty and definitly didnt look like it was cleaned daily as it was standing on the board. With the kitchen utensils, which need to be rented for a big deposit, it was not really possible to cook (also no oven available). Also the stuff was unfriendly...

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Chris S, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers Motel, responded to this review

Hi Sophie, I'm so sorry to hear you had not such a great experience at Aquarius. I'll just take this time to respond to a few of the issues you raised, we appreciate your feedback to improve our backpackers! Our rooms are definitely cleaned each morning but unfortunately it's up to everyone in the dorm room to keep it that...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Staff were grumpy and always snappy, no pool balls on the pool table, bar service average and slow.. Food was great tho rooms ok..they do get some long term stayers and then the rooms are dirty and not cleaned and regulated..! Close very close to everything walking distance.. Pool looked clean but we did not swim as was winter..

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1Thank Andrew B
Chris S, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers Motel, responded to this review

Hi Andrew, firstly thanks for taking the time to review us. Sorry that we failed to impress you though. Grumpy staff, not good enough I say and thanks for bringing it to my attention, sometimes when we are flat out, it's easy to forget to smile! I have brought your review to the attention of our reception staff and we...

Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 8 bed room, with an ensuite. There was a lady who permanently lived in the room and was filthy, she flooded the bathroom everyday. Because she lived in the room, the room had not been cleaned properly in what looked like weeks, there was dirty dishes covered in dust and belongings that looked like they had...

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Thank sarahwP6900XL
Bergen, Norway
Reviewed 2 May 2016

helpful crew. nice dinner every night (it's included) . U feel welcome there. Very easy to meet new people. Ok hygiene. I stayed there for 2 nights. they even picked us up at the bus-stop and gave us a tour in the city.

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Thank camillaswilla
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights in April. We stayed in a 10 bed female dorm. The dorm was large and spacious which was nice. However the 2 ceiling fans didn't do much to cool the room down meaning it was pretty warm the whole time. The bathroom was cleaned everyday but was still quite dirty. However...

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Thank emma_gh23
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

Paid for a very expensive double room. Didn't get what we paid for - room connected to a dorm so basically paid more to sleep in a 10 man dorm. No privacy and therefore dirty bathroom. Other guests made us feel uncomfortable as it seemed like we were shutting ourselves off from them, but in fact we just felt awkward...

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Thank Alice B
Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I stayed in Byron for 5 days and stayed at this hostel the whole time. This hostel is amazing for meeting people and is a 5 minute walk from everywhere. The hostel has loads of activities to get people involved and has amazing facilities. I would love to come back here and would highly recomend staying here! The staff are...

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Thank Olivia0312
Española por el mundo
Reviewed 6 April 2016

Well located hostel just 5 minutes walk to Byron's main beach. Clean spacious rooms with 2 floors, and ensuite bathroom. The bathroom can get extremely dirty in a couple of hours depending on your roomates. Dinner is included, with Nice atmosphere in the bar. The swimmingpool is barely used. A bit expensive...but not more than others in the area.

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Thank ViajeraJen
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean hostel but really bad when it comes to food allergies. Only option if you are gluten free is salad with a bit of cucumber and Some tomatoes. The chef is extremely rude and you would think that he would be able to not marinade one chicken filet. I guess it's to much to ask if "you don't...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Aquarius Backpackers Byron Bay we have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From self-contained apartments, budget private rooms and spacious dorm rooms. You should be able to find a room to put your head down and get some rest after a busy day of shopping, surfing and soaking up the unique Byron Bay atmosphere. Free overnight off street parking and free baggage storage (max 12hrs) is available to Aquarius guests. We also have an onsite security guard after hours to help you if any issues should arise or for late check in's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: $62 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aquarius Backpackers Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Mixed dorms are better - they are further from the noise”
BeckyJ736, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the hostel is so cool.. everyone is so friendly.. the only suggestion is bedroom are so warm apart of that everything was great.. activities alla the time, the atmosphere is awesome!! Cant wait to come back.. Me and my friends spend new years and the pool party was amazing.”
JavierAngulo8412, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Keep your area tidy !”
Nicolah37, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Just don't bother!”
657charlottes, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“earplugs for an early night”
Solotravellernz, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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