We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nomads Byron Bay

3.0 of 5 1 Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia (Formerly Nomads Odyssey)
Best prices for: 1 room 1 guest
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Nomads Byron Bay
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Nomads Byron Bay
Nomads Byron Bay
Nomads Byron Bay
Write a Review

223 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    44
    88
    40
    28
    23
See reviews for
3
36
46
3
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (23)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (223)
  • Mar-May only
    (41)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (55)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (49)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (78)
All months
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars NEW

We came to byron bay and the rain was torrential, so i really wasn't expecting much but Nomads really rescued it. Such a great hostel if you're looking for a party atmosphere, every night was fun and there were tonnes of people in the common area drinking and having fun. If you're looking for a nice relaxed hostel then you... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
135 reviews 135 reviews
56 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is bang in the centre of Byron Bay with the beach just minutes away !! The hostel has good facilities although the kitchen was never very clean (also don't store alcohol in the fridge, it very quickly 'disappears'). Free wifi is great. Mad travel booking desk great (recommend scuba diving !!). Atmosphere at night was lively but very... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Aarhus, Denmark
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice dorm rooms with good airconditioning. Friendly staff and acceptable bathrooms. However, the kitchen was disgusting!!! It smelled horribly, and we only made sandwiches and noodles because we didn't want to cook there. The cleaning was generally not acceptable. Also, there was loud party music everywhere day and night, so it was hard to have a normal conversation over... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Drumquin
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We stayed here as part of our East Coast tour and had doubts before staying here as all the other accommodations were hotels. We had difficulty finding the car parking as it isn't signposted at all so eventually abandoned the car on the foot path outside the hostel to find out where it was. The check in was easily done... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I stayed in this hotel while travelling with my other half and I can say it's a great location , in the middle of everything and the beach is right around the corner. The hotel was great save not to expensive. The rooms are nice and big loads of space to dump your bags the beds are comfy and the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dartmoor, Devon
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I didn't enjoy my night here at all. The bed was really uncomfortable, i could hear everything in the room next door but the bathroom was surprisingly nice. This might just have been the wrong accommodation for me. Location was great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I stayed in a 8 mixed bedroom and it was amazing. air conditioning makes totally difference. the kitchen and outdoor area were pretty good, also the kitchen was really clean (staff members cleaned all the time). staff very friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This hostel was great. It was pretty clean with decent sized kitchens. It was a really fun, social hostel with a really nice social area/common room.(WITH PING PONG TABLE!) Rooms were of a good size and fairly comfy beds.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver British Columbia
Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
30 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a modern room with carpet and a stone tiled bathroom with large glass-doored shower. The hostel is located close to the main street and beach so it is very convenient. They had surfboards and boogie boards which were great at the surfing beach. They also had bicycles which we used to get to Tallow Beach. This was a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I stayed in a 6-bed dorm with ensuite bathroom. The bathrooms (both main and ensuite) are not cleaned properly. There is gunk in the sink, the toilets are not clean, and the showers have built-up scum in them. They are only wiped down once daily, but not cleaned. Each person is given a clean sheet and pillowcase, however, the duvet... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Karine B, Manager at Nomads Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Melbournite2015, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay at Nomads Byron Bay. I was pleased to read that you found the staff friendly and security good. I appreciate all guests feedback as it does provide the opportunity to improve our products and services. However I would like to clarify that some of the points you... More 

Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Nomads Byron Bay? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Nomads Byron Bay

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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, HostelBookers, Despegar.com, Travelocity, Agoda, HostelWorld, Odigeo and Tingo so you can book your Nomads Byron Bay reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Nomads Byron Bay Hotel Byron Bay

34 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (16)
Viewed
Room/suite (2)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
View from room (3)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (1)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (18)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (3)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (2)
Viewed
Other (2)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay