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Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here as part of the a Surf School package. Despite the hostel being very busy, especially adjoined to the School, we had a very pleasant and quiet night's sleep which was appreciated after our long bus journey! The staff were very pleasant, the kitchen was large enough, the whole place is open planned and airy. The rooms were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really enjoyed my week stay at this hostel, the kitchen was super clean, right on the beach, staff were very helpful and rooms were clean and spacious. Hair dryers were also available to use for free which was a great bonus!! Would definitely stay here again.

Thank Rebecca E
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, Walking distance to the core of Byron Bay but far enough away to relax. Easy access to the beach made this one of the best places we stayed. Pool was clean and rooms were good. If you have a car this is probably the best hostel to stay at in Byron Bay because its simple to get to...

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Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

The staff and wifi was alright. The hostel is bacically on the beach, just a short walk. The room was quite big and the reception hours was good. No place for your food in the fridge. Not the best, not the worst.

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Arusha, Tanzania
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great facilities and chill out area - picnic tables, sofas, bean bags, chair swings. Wifi was consistent, although sometimes you couldn't get on in the evenings when everyone else was on, I guess that's the downside to it being free! The rooms were very spacious, although a little too hot (in mid summer though). It would certainly be possible to...

Thank spe_eddy
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Honestly I found this hostel amazing. Why? Because there is everything you dream about a hostel AND .... the atmosphere is awesome. Isn't the most important ? I wish every hostels to be like this one ;) I'll be back there soon :)

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. It was really clean and well equipped everywhere. The pool and garden area was great, perfect for chilling out and there was a path over the sand dunes straight to the beach. Our room was really clean too. They had a BBQ on the night we stayed for $8 and they had...

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights whilst in Byron Bay. I got 1 night included as part of the Oz Experience package, and 1 3hr surf lesson. The hostel provided a shuttle bus from the greyhound which was very useful, the member of staff pointed out places to go in Byron whilst driving to the hostel. On arrival, I was...

Thank Amy L
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed over the New Year period so the place was at capacity. Good points include: - Room was spacious (5 bed dorm room) - Great garden area with hammocks, bean bags, benches etc - Lots of activities- good pool, volleyball court, garden games - Surfboard hire is a reasonable price - Good location about 10 minute walk from town and...

Thank mimiblay
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I was here for 2 nights. The hostel is very good and there is everything you need. Free wifi, free computer, a good kitchen, a very nice courtyard with hammocks, chairs, beach volley field, pool and private access to the beach. The price was good for Christmas and compared with another hostel I was. The staff is very nice and...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: $33 - $89 (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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“Top floor bathrooms are better x”
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“Room 46! Big and quiet.”
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“Ask for the top floor”
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“top floor is probably a bit better”
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