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The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had such a great time at this hostel and in byron bay. I booked a female dorm and it was more like a lodge kinda thing with your own bathroom shared only between 6 other girls. We had a small porch/terrace around the house to have meals, chat and drink....i think it was BYO :) Waking up in the... More

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Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a great place if you don't wanna sleep. The people who are staying in the hostel they are so noisy you can not sleep at all.You might wake up at 2 am by the other people voice of shouting, laughing,screaming etc.You can not sleep until 12am.It's an awful place i have ever been.

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed 3 nights in a girls shared room. Room/bathroom/kitchen clean. Staffs nice, very good atmosphere and a lot of wonderful juices at the bar. At night live music direct beside the hostel..if you want to sleep before midnight, no way :-) but very good music! A lot of nature, trees, birds :-) 10 min on foot to the beach.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately was let down a bit by this place, not much vibe with everyone sitting on their laptops. The location is stunning and it's great to see the wildlife, but I feel the Arts Factory works off a hippie reputation while not achieving it. Having said that, if you like sleeping in all morning, smoking a joint, drinking all afternoon,... More

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Gold Coast
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This backpackers truly represents the great vibes that fit byron bay, and make the place so popular. The staff is very friendly, the facilities are all there and all activities are around the corner. Since it is a backpackers, you don't have to expect more than a bed in the room. Showers are quite clean if you wake up a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

When we arrived, there was no transfer shuttle to the hostel, but this was fine as it was an easy walk to get there. The staff were friendly and even offered a lolly pop on arrival :) just accross the car park, there is the Buddha Bar which is a restaurant, bar and a lounge cinema all in one! Also... More

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Watford, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We weren't really sure what to expect when reading the reviews on this hostel, we booked a private 'cube' but still had a communal shower. the room was much like a prison cell and the rules stated no hair dryers, straighteners, deodorant or food or drink .... There was a mini fridge in the room.... I'm not sure why! Showers... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I loved the vibe and the workshops they had to offer. We stayed in the big teepee and the nights were cold! It is cool because there is a stove/fire in the middle but they would only light it at 10, which in my opinion is a tad late.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great atmosphere and exactly what you would expect in Byron Bay! This is the most popular place to stay in byron by miles. There's a swimming pool too which is nice on a hot day! Book early and enjoy a chilled out stay!

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This hostel had a great hippie vibe like most have said, very outdoorsy and friendly guests. We stayed in a private room, which unfortunately we found very cold, and as there are only fly nets covering some of the windows it was really noisy from the brewery next door. We also found that the members of staff were very mixed,... More

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Address: Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge 2*
Number of rooms: 41
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