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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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came out of season to Byron Bay so it was very quiet and a younger crowd at the hostel but still had a great time. Great place to met people, there are drinking games and activities organised by the hostel every night. The dorms, bathrooms and kitchen were all really clean, definitely the cleanest hostel I have stayed in.... More 

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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I absolutely loved my time here and would absolutely recommend to anyone staying in Byron. It's clean, comfy and fun. The kitchen is massive so plenty of space to cook and they have activities on every night so doesn't matter when you're arriving you can have fun! Security is great too as you know no one is getting in there... More 

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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was clean and is in a great location if staying in Byron on the cheap. The rooms are basic and some have working air con, others don't. Try to get one where air con works as it gets far too hot at night. Some of the staff here are good, some are awful - the lady in charge... More 

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

Thanks so much for leaving your feedback with us , we really appreciate the recommendations and will look into the issues brought to light. We have free wifi in the lobby and all patrons get free wifi for their rooms on arrival. We also guarantee that all air cons in all rooms work and there is no issue there :)... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Byron is amazing, relaxing, and has epic sunsets. We stayed queen deluxe and had balcony first 3 nights and it was awesome, although bunk beds with a couple is weird but we both fit on bottom. Then we wanted to extend our stay so we had to switch to king deluxe for final 2 nights with no balcony. Recommend having... More 

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

Thanks for your feedback, we are stoked you enjoyed your stay with us! - see you next time :) More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there were 8 of us in an 8 bed dorm, the room was incredibly dirty. the carpet hadn't been vacummed, there was rubbish/paper under the beds, brown stains in the bathroom, toilet/shower hadn't been cleaned, one of the beds was broken, our private balcony had alcohol spills and the bin had a bin liner over the top of rubbish from... More 

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

It was absolutely gut wrenching to hear about your stay with us and we are stoked you took the time to leave your feedback with us. We will definitely look into the issues you've brought to light as this is definitely not the standard of cleanliness set by Nomads and we will ensure that our future guests do not have... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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85 reviews 85 reviews
36 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose Nomads because it was the only hostel open 24 hours. I arrived by bus at 4:30am and wanted to get some sleep after a long trip. I emailed the hostel in advance and they said I could come right in and get a key and go to sleep. When I arrived after walking the short distance from the... More 

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

Thanks for your feed back legend, Its so unlucky you arrived during our night audit procedure as this happens over night and takes upto 15 minutes. As we are a 24 hour facility we find this is the best time to settle our system for the day :( We are so sorry this caused an inconvenience. We appreciate the feedback... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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19 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Travelled alone to Byron Bay and stayed at Nomads. The place is massive which made it slightly hard to get to know travellers unlike small hostels where everyone hangs out together. The kitchen was slightly chaotic and one had to "rent" mugs which was the weirdest thing ever. Ended up just refilling my bought plastic bottle of water instead of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Honestly, it's fine. It does the job, but it's really nothing special. Dingy corridors. Bathrooms are average. Rooms are fine. No free breakfast, wifi or really any sorts of amenities. Honestly, it's not a great value as I found it pretty pricy for what you get. I've stayed in some very nice hostels for much cheaper. Again, it's really not... More 

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Wales, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

This was the worst hostel I stayed in on the east coast of aus. The room was in desperate need of refurbishment. The carpet was threadbare years worth of stains littering the floor. The beds creaked so badly which disturbed everyone in the room when you were trying to get on and off a top bunk. The air conditioning in... More 

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richmond
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The Nomads yet again did not disappoint. After staying with them throughout my trip to New Zealand two years ago I decided to continue with what I know In Australia. Again very reasonably priced at around $28 a night, which isn't bad for a large tourist spot like Byron Bay. As always they have a really good travel desk with... More 

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

Thanks so much for your feedback, Were stoked your staying loyal to Nomads and loving it! We are currently working on a new activity schedule that will include the new and improved out door cinema and free meals to feed our hungry guests + more! See you next time! More 

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