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Nomads Byron Bay

3.0 of 5 Hostel   |   1 Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia (Formerly Nomads Odyssey)
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Do not go off pictures. They were obviously taken when this place was fresh. Spas do not work anymore and have old water in them (other travellers were calling it the Ebola spa) Friday night was a let down after saying there was going to be a DJ and there was no music or entertainment. Don't be fooled by pics... More

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in the centre of town. This was one of the most fun hostels I have stayed in. Its more of a party hostel, so if you are wanting peace and quiet this probably isn't the place for you. Facilities are good, no pool, but there are two spas outside and a big kitchen, outdoor/inside area to hang out.... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed one night in a deluxe room with own bathroom. This place is very close to everything in Byron Bay. The room was clean and the staff were welcoming and helpful. Free parking underneath in the Aldi car park. It was a bit noisy up until 11pm or so but OK after that.

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Newcastle West, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a king deluxe room for July/August and it was awesome! Balcony almost had a beach view, the bed was big and comfortable, bathroom was cool (manuka honey shampoo and conditioner was unexpected - did not think a hostel would have manuka honey shampoo/conditioner!). Price was very reasonable too. The only problem we had was we had to get a... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our stay in Nomads whilst in Byron Bay, the evenings were very social and the staff extremely friendly. We went back multiple times and meet friends for life during our stay. Everything is so close to the hostel, and Byron Bay itself is fantastic place to be!! Prices are reasonable and always something going on, most showers were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A convenient location, and the building is fairy modern. However, NOISE was a real issue... This may have been worse than usual during our stay as there was a foomootball team staying. They do have a 10pm curfew for the courtyard, but drunken yobbos yelling/swearing their heads off is pretty unpleasant at any time. Like other reviewers here, we also... More

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

Dear Babsy1978, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Nomads Byron Bay. I am pleased that you enjoyed our location, however I was obviously disappointed to read that you were disturbed by other guests staying the hostel. As you say we do have a 10pm noise and socialising curfew and after that we have security... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, steps away from the beach and local bars/restaurants. The kitchen is massive! The hostel caters to a younger, wilder, crowd so plan on people being awake, drinking and playing music on their phones at literally all hours. The shared bathrooms are a bit akward and the rooms have the smell of stale beer and cigarettes. Its a bit... More

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

Dear ddeboer, I was pleased to read that enjoyed our convenient location in the middle of Byron Bay and also our kitchen facilities. As you say we do cater for international youth travelers and mostly they are traveling to have a great time and meet others, therefore we do create a social atmosphere for them to do so. However we... More

Romsey, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arrived at nomads around 9pm to be greeted by incredibly unhelpful staff who were rude and just couldn't be bothered with their jobs. We asked for the WiFi code to find out it was down which meant we had to pay for the free WiFi, we're weren't offered it for free which was pretty disappointing considerating we came for free... More

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

Dear luptonjenny, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Nomads Byron Bay. I certainly apologise if you feel our staff were not helpful on arrival, our team is very conscious of the customer service and we do generally receive very positive feedback regarding the service, so I was quite shocked to read these comments. Regardless... More

Melbourne, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've travelled the world and stayed in over 30 hostels - this is by far the worst experience to date. I never write reviews but felt it was necessary this time. I stayed here on Saturday night with a friend as we were only in Byron for the day and didn't want to drive back to the gold coast. We... More

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

Dear lise_339, Thank you for taking the time to review you recent stay at Nomads Byron Bay. I was obviously very disappointed to read your comments and I apologise that you were not satisfied with your stay. It does appear that the negativity in your review is primarily based around other guests that were in the same room as you... More

Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

In typical Sydney sider fashion, my past travel experiences have been nothing less than luxurious. Despite my five-star past, Nomads Byron Bay, complete with beanbags, bunk beds and ping pong over cheap champagne was my best trip yet. Byron Bay itself is drenched in culture and attitude. This seamlessly cool destination is definitely represented in Nomads hostel. The friendly atmosphere... More

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

Dear Daisy W, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Nomads Byron Bay! I am pleased that enjoyed your stay and had the opportunity to experience what Nomads Byron Bay has to offer. I hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards, Sam B More

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Address: 1 Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia (Formerly Nomads Odyssey)
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Nomads Byron Bay 3*
Number of rooms: 250
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