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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Really well managed hostel with a good-sized kitchen which is kept clean regularly. When we were there (October 2016) they were constructing and expansion of the hostel which started early in the mornings and woke us up - this was the only negative and the reception did give out free ear plugs. Free wifi in the common areas is a...

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHA, responded to this review

Hi Jake and Nicoline It's great that you enjoyed your stay with us. Sorry that the building noise disturbed you. As you saw, we are working next door on an exciting new extension of the hostel. When it opens in 2017, we'll have great new rooms and facilities. Meantime, we are trying to minimise inconvenience to guests. Hope to see...

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed a couple nights at the hostel as part of a business trip. Great set up and one of the better Aussie hostels I have been to. Big semi out door common area looking onto a pool. Decent kitchen, parking and facilities. Staff super friensly lead by the swedish guy that has been here forever. Also night staff were fantastic...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It's a nice hostel, there's a pool, staff is great and very friendly. Atmosphere is good, kitchen big and clean, the only downside: a bit pricey. Chill place to meet people very close to cheeky monkeys and beach. A1 toliets for a hostel

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stayed here with a group of friends, the pool area is so cool. Lots of communal areas with hammocks, so chill! Rooms are clean and comfortable and the location is awesome, walking distance to everything and right dawn the road from a coles (food store) which was handy!

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Kiama, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

THEY are the good councilors of Byron Shire (not the owners**) For reasons we will not go into here, WHAT THEY’VE DONE is install paid parking all around BYRON BAY YHA. Plenty of free parking with no time limit particularly under the trees across the road was a MAJOR REASON it was my favourite out of the 6 backpackers’ I’ve...

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YHA_Backpacker, Public Relations Manager at Byron Bay YHA, responded to this review

Hi Blackeldo Thanks for continuing to choose our hostel to stay at. Yes, the street parking is outside our control but there are the onsite spots. You noticed our new building. This has just started next door and we'll be updating all about it on our website in 2017. But yes, there will be parking :-) And lots more -...

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed staying here. The hostel is a great value for your money, as you get a pool, a large lounge area (with decent WIFI), good deals on surfing and transport to Nimbin, a big, clean kitchen, and decent rooms. I would definitely come back if I was backpacking and it was the nicest hostel I stayed at in...

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Tigre, Argentina
Reviewed 18 August 2016

it's a cheap hostel (if you compare with other ones in the zone) and i really liked it. It is super clean and you have really good discounts. staff is really nice and they are trying to help you always. Wifi is free in common area only , but it's a good wifi. You have different activitiesto do every day...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I worked for accommodation at Byron YHA and couldn't recommend it highly enough. The staff were all very friendly and welcoming and the hostel overall is filled with nice like minded backpackers. It's a relaxed lifestyle at YHA which is what it's all about in Byron so if your wanting to have the proper experience this is your place. Thanks...

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Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

It is a clean place, with friendly staff. I enjoyed the pool and free pancake on Monday. Very close to Cheeky Monkeys. Is a bit dark around if you are coming back late from the city centre. The environment is nice but probably need more activities :)..

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Reviewed 21 April 2016

For those familiar with the backpacker trail internationally, the Byron Bay YHA represents a happy, straightforward, typical backpacking experience. A no fuss, lively melting pot of cross cultural travellers, pooled in together. This YHA is perfect to meet likeminded souls making their way up and down Australia's east coast and an energetic social crowd if you're looking for a local...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Byron Bay YHA backpackers hostel is in the centre of town, only 400m to the beach. The large comfy common areas and kitchen overlook a heated pool and BBQ. The hostel has both multi-share backpacker rooms, and twin/double rooms with fans. Large decks to relax on. Free Wi-Fi hotspot (Premium Wi-Fi Plus also available), TV room, locker room, surfboards, free tea/coffee. Hostel bikes and bodyboards available. YHA member discounts on backpacker tours and activities at hostel tour desk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Byron Bay YHA

Address: 7 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $77 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Byron Bay YHA 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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