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    Cape Byron YHA

    1.8 km from Byron Bay centre
    • Pool
    Apr 2 Apr 3
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Cnr Byron and Middleton Sts, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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    All reviews free walking tour lighthouse tour saw dolphins the kitchen free wifi body boards pizza night staff are so friendly and helpful different activities free bike hire bed female dorm surf lessons place to stay hostel offers nice pool big balcony communal areas greyhound bus private room thanks guys
    Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

    This was a really great hostel to stay at. Todd, the owner, was so friendly and accommodating, and his walking tour to the lighthouse was so fun and informative. He was super knowledgeable about the area, and full of tips for us. Definitely recommend!

    Response from Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA

    Hey Tayla, Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed the walking tour. Safe Travels

    Reviewed 5 June 2016

    This was the perfect hostel for me in Byron. Good sense of community, close to the beach, quiet and chill atmosphere, and the walking tour is definitely worth doing if you're new to Byron. Staff were incredibly personable too.

    Response from Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA

    Hey Ben, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! So good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Safe Travels

    Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

    This hostel has a great atmosphere with a decent kitchen and free wifi. Perfect location right next to the beach and the town. The hostel organised a great surf lesson for us and the free lighthouse walk they offer is a MUST. Wish we could...More

    Response from Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA

    Hey there, Thanks for the kind review! So good that you made use of all the activities on offer. Surfing, walking tour, cruising down to the beach... Always welcome back! Safe travels

    Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

    We came here after leaving another hostel, and this place was great! The staff were super friendly. Nice clean kitchen, big areas to sit in, free wifi, great location and an amazing pool. We stayed in a private room and there was good space and...More

    Response from Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA

    Hey Sarah, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Awesome that you enjoyed your stay at the hostel, the location is great being close to the beach and town. Hope to see you back here one day

    Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

    I loved this hostel, the atmosphere was really good, everything was quite clean and tidy, the kitchen was big and spacious. Also we got a free walking tour to the lighthouse and it was great! :) I didnt try to swim in the pool 'cause...More

    Response from Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA

    Hey Lara, Thanks for the kind review! Great to hear you enjoyed your time at the hostel, and had fun on the walking tour! Surprising that you didn't find the pool appealing, it's definitely one of our biggest attractions. But the ocean is beautiful and...

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    Hotel & Grounds (5)
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    Room Tips
    "Get an Aircon Room"
    SnowSurfDive, 2 months agoRead review
    "Ask for a quiet room."
    VictoriaRev, 2 months agoRead review
    "I booked a 10 girls room and the girls were so nice."
    Astrid997, 10 months agoRead review
    "Be nice to the staff and they'll give you lots of secret local tips on what to do in Byron Bay"
    rmw1988, 10 months agoRead review
    "If you are solo or a in a group, the shared dorms are great to meet people who and go party together."
    nomizou, 10 months agoRead review
    "Big dorm, easy to meet people"
    Conor M, 10 months agoRead review
    "trust your intuition!!!"
    beegunson25, 11 months agoRead review
    "room 13 pool view and cool view on the dive shop"
    the_french_canadien, 11 months agoRead review
    "Feel so at home"
    Rubzloof, 11 months agoRead review
    "any of he shared dorms are nice i stayed in 3 of them over two stays, met lots of nice people!"
    Tom M, 11 months agoRead review
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