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The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge

2.0 of 5 Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff have tgis sense of superior over all paying customers and it's disgusting. I could not tell you how many people were there from all over the world that felt the exact same way and held the same opinions. Little boy on the desk is a lying creep, all over some backpackers and so rude to most others, making... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arts factory is a really good for experience, good vibes, good jam in a jungle. So the place is a natural paradise, if you don't know to go there don't think about to much just go and try that !! Enjoy !

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived quite late at night and we were taken to our chalet. We had to wade our way through the piles of clothes and bags strewn across the floor. The guy who checked us in was clearly quite embarrassed! We woke up after having the best nights sleep of our whole trip away. Bed so comfortable, rooms a little on... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Arts Factory twice and I loved it. I enjoyed the atmosphere & and met some people I had a lot of fun with :) I didn't spend a lot of time in my room as the chill out areas outside & inside are great. I read some review about how far it is to walk from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Arts factory is a great hostel and wonderful atmosphere there is so much going on and bushtucker Paul is wicked!!great location room are average but the staff are so polite and friendly! There are lots of free activities going on too which is perfect to get to know people especially for solo travellers!!!

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Frederiksberg, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was very disappointed to find out there was a big credit card charge, which I was not informed when I booked. Also they charged me in my local currency which ended up costing me an extra ten dollars. All together the payment costed me an extra 20 dollars. When I wanted to check out, it was too late, but... More 

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Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is very small- the door opened up onto the bed. It was extremely hot- considering it says that it has air conditioning- it only has a fan on the ceiling which is very fragile and about to fall down. We could only get half ready in the room as we were not allowed to use aerosols or sprays... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this hostel, common areas are not the cleanest but the rooms and bathrooms are fine (stayed in an 8 bed mixed dorm). A place where u can do yoga in the morning and chill with BYOB at night, You cant beat the atmosphere. Would def recommend this hostel. I enjoyed every minute!

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artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Eibhcarr. So glad you enjoyed your stay with us, hope to see you back again sometime! Happy travels :-) More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying here is definitely an experience that should not be missed. It is a really cool place where all the rooms have different styles and the atmosphere is really nice. The staff is great and super friendly and there is also a little snack/drink bar and a wonderful outdoor area to hang out. However, it tends to get suuuper cold... More 

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artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Kathi O, we are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us! Hope to see you again some time. Happy travels! :-) More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother and I stayed at the Arts Factory Lodge over New Years and we really liked the place and the vibe. It has plenty of things to do in the surroundings (even a spa and a cinema across the road!) and a pool. The night we arrived there was a talent show where they let some guests play guitar... More 

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artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for your very extensive review Marta, so glad you enjoyed your stay. What a shame you could not extend, January if our busiest time, so we just get slammed. We do clean the bathrooms 3 times a day, but at this time of year they are in constant use, but we will try to get on to them even... 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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