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Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

One of my favourite hostels as I travelled up the East Coast. The staff are amazing and the hostel has a good vibe with social nights and a well facilitated kitchen for cooking your own meals etc. At one point on my trip I was quite poorly and the staff consistently asked me how I was and offered advice -...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly and helpful desk staff, less than 5 minutes walk into town, super clean rooms and bathrooms, comfy beds, private gate to the beach, travel desk, free wifi and parking, quiet by 1030/11pm, best stay!!!!!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hostel is right by the beach and about a 10 min walk from town. Shuttle bus service available from greyhound stop which was nice. Staff who picked us up were nice, some reception staff were a little stressy and didn't make you feel too welcome. Rooms basic, but clean and comfortable. Kitchen too small for the amount of guests and...

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Thank Gem M
Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling solo I loved staying at the Backpackers Inn. From the girl who picked me up at the bus station offering to walk wait for me to go to dinner to the super friendly folks at the front desk and travel desk... Everyone was genuinely nice and that translated to the guests too. Otherwise.. it's a Backpackers hostel with all...

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Thank Heather M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Freaking love this place! this is my fourth year staying here and it was my best stay yet!!! It is the perfect, chilled easy going down to earth hostel you will find. All the facilities you need without the fancy stuff that makes accommodation expensive and you right on the beach!!! The staff area great! rooms are a good size...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't know how anyone could leave a bad review for this place. As soon as you walk in the staff have huge smiles on their faces and are so warm and welcoming (plus there's a dog!!!!). We stayed here 3 nights and loved it. We did a surf lesson with (one of the) simon (s). It was fun and he...

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Thank Alison C
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Easy as, budget, quick walk to beach with shared facilities good kitchen. Clean and well run with something for everyone and all ages. Stroll to town and festivities restaurants bars.great mixture of people.

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Probably one of the best where I been. Really nice staff, perfect location, super chill garden, clean room, beautiful bathroom. All the costumers looks happy, relax and friendly Definitely I recommend it

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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Nice location close to the beach and centre. Bathrooms and kitchen are fine. Very nice common room, free WiFi, super nice garden where you can chill all day long. Loved the athmosphere. Maybe just a little noisy late in the night and early in the morning (especially in the share )

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Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Huge place next to the beach. I don't know how many people could stay at the hostel but it's massive for sure. Free Wifi and special days a plus. BBQ and cinema nights for example. Rooms have lockers and are big as the hostel. Reception ok. Didn't tell us many things about Byron or the hostel. Cleaness is ok for...

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Relaxed friendly accommodation On the beach in the heart of Byron Bay, one of Australias most spectacular and unspoilt holiday playgrounds. Backpackers Inn is perfectly located in the heart of Byron, just a short stroll to shops, pubs, entertainment and Byron's amazing selection of eating places. We have direct beach access and are the closest backpacker accommodation to the beach in Byron Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

Address: 29 Shirley St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $37 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“go for a room with 4 people as they are much more spacious”
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“Room 46! Big and quiet.”
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