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Nomads Byron Bay

1 Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia (Formerly Nomads Odyssey)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Posthausen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

...and i am traveling since ten month through OZ. I got picked up at the bus station and we walked together to Nomads. She already showed me a few things on the way there. She carried a bag for me and was super nice. Check in was easy - i could go immediately in my room. The rooms (8 dorm... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff at the reception and travel desk at this hostel were great, they were really friendly and approachable going out of their way in helping us to move rooms to find my boyfriends lost phone. This is most definitely a party hostel and visiting over the weekend it was full of very drunk Australian and British 18 year olds... More 

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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for ten days including over Splendour weekend and it was awesome! Easily one of the comfiest beds I've slept in at a hostel and the dorms were all spacious. Like most others have said, being able to bring your own alcohol is a massive plus and there's always people outside in the communal area. Oh and the communal... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) We have recently had a turnover in staff and Splendour was a great time for our new staff to experience how busy we get. Although they were all supervised we apologise that you felt they had no idea.... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is really great. Rooms and bathrooms are nice and clean, there's a TV room, they often have special things going on such as trivia night to bring the hostel together, and there really is a communal feel as there isn't a bar on site so you can bring your own alcohol. There is a large common area where... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) Thanks for staying and see you next time your in our beautiful town! Much love from the Nomads Byron Bay Family! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This place has an amazing location: right in the center of town, but in a backstreet away from traffic. The rooms and bathrooms were really modern and clean, and they have a really nice courtyard area for hanging out. My only complaint would be the noise! The rooms are in close proximity to each other, and we were woken by... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) We apologies immensely for the noise late at night, We do our best to monitor this by having a staff presence constantly in the halls but we will definitely look into this further. Thanks for staying and see... More 

victoria, bc
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I kept trying to imagine how many people were staying here. A definite industrial feel in the hallways and the kitchen. Reminded me of unovwrsity dorms in the 80s. Staff definitely geared to the backpackers. This backpacker's mother felt a little conspicuous. Got a rickety bike for a morning ride on the beach. So easy to get around tiny Byron,... More 

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Karine B, Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) Our theme is very industrial and just so you know our hostel has 52 rooms and holds 286 guests :) Thanks for staying and see you next time your in our beautiful town! Much love from the Nomads... More 

Sydney, Australia
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85 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Loved this hostel. It was clean and in a great location, right next to an aldi! The staff were friendly and helpful. Definitely the best hostel of my east coast trip! I was in room 101, no problems with the room. Free wifi in reception a big plus. Kitchen was large and well equipped and seemed clean most of the... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) We pride ourselves on running a tight ship and keeping it clean. Room 101 is awesome (great balcony!) and its definitely convenient we share the block with Aldi! Thanks for staying and see you next time your in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had an amazing time at this hostel, perfect location, close to everything which is very nice! The staff was really helpful and nice and made us feel welcome. The room was spacious and clean and the facilities were good! Would highly recommend this hostel!

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) We pride ourselves on our clean and spacious hostel and try our best to keep it real! Thanks for staying and see you next time your in our beautiful town! Much love from the Nomads Byron Bay Family! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

I had a private room here - ensuite, flat screen tv, king size bed... Flash packers! Oh & undercover secure parking. Easy walk to every as located in centre of town. It's position in a lane made it quieter than some I'd stayed in. Would recommend this for couples or friends looking for a cost effective yet nice place to... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! Our target market is definitely the flash-packer and we try our best to keep our private rooms upto hotel quality.We are stoked you loved the place and we cant wait to welcome you back :) Thanks for staying and see you next time your in our beautiful town! Much love from the Nomads Byron... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The location of the hostel was perfect, aldi was just behind it, clubs up the road and beach 2 minute walk. The people that worked there were really friendly. The kitchen was clean, but difficult to use the stoves as they took so long to heat up and was small for the amount of people staying. It was also a... More 

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Karine B, General Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your response! We are so sorry to hear that your food went missing even when labeled, We deep clean our kitchen daily and all unlabeled food gets given to charity. We have such a high turn over of guests we need to do this daily. However if reception were informed your food was thrown out we... More 

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