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Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

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29 Shirley St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Got to Byron bay with absolutely no clue where I was going to stay after I got out of the bus! The hostel sent a minibus to pick people up and they had room so decided to get a lift! Really friendly, helpful staff especially Simon :D ... really good atmosphere, straight onto the beach and is nice and tidy... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Backpacker's Inn was the first hostel that I've ever been to. I thought it was okay until I went to other hostels. Now I can finally compare and say that this hostel could have been way cleaner than this. It seems a bit run down and not maintained properly. It definitely is very affordable though and right next to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location is absolutely perfect, right on the beach : perfect occasion to wake up early and admire an awesome pink sunrise ! It is also possible to organize a lot of activities from the backpacker like kayak with dolphins or surfing. Kitchen, bathroom and rooms are alright, nothing too bad, nothing too good ! Enjoy your stay !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hostel location in Byron bay is great, right on the beach. Lots of activities to do in and around hostel- Great facilities. Friendly reception staff-especially Simon! Just wish I was staying for longer.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a week, and by the end of it I knew everyone, free bike and bodyboard hire, staff are friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere is fantastic, I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone looking for a good time in byron bay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff and Backpackers Inn were amazingly helpful and friendly, and at one point went above and beyond to help me out of a difficult situation. I can’t thank them enough!! The overall vibe of the place is super relaxed and the entertainment and facilities are fantastic. Relaxing in beanbags under the stars hearing the waves rolling in; Pizza and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a week and did not want to leave! Reception staff are great, everything was clean, beautiful backyard with a pool, hammocks, volleyball pit, bbq area and the beach is right on the doorstep. Kitchen is big and spacious! Really nice TV area. The guys from the Surf School were lovely. My only criticism is I only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I have been traveling the east coast of Australia and currently we are staying at the backpackers inn at Byron bay. Very good hostel, really enjoying our time here. The rooms are spacious and the hostel has a good kitchen/dining/common area where it's easy to meet others also staying here. The staff are friendly, particularly a guy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the nicest hostels I've stayed in up the East Coast, rooms are quite spacious I was in a 4 bed dorm and had a lot of room. The rooms also had lockers in which was quite nice to store our stuff in. Plenty of things going on including an outdoor cinema and a cheap all you can eat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Fantastic clean place, great vibe right on the beach! Couldn't ask for a better location, walking distance to the shops as well as on the beach. Service was great could be more helpful. Nice and clean with a newly renovated bathroom and great cooking area and lounge!

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