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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
maaike h Zwolle, The Netherlands
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The main positive of this hostel is that there's a free shuttle from the greyhound stop as the hostel is about a 20 minute walk from the centre of Byron. The hostel is very basic, the rooms and the bathrooms are not the cleanest - the mattress and pillows in the double room were pretty stained and dirty. Enjoy...

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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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6 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cbl is great value! The hostel is a bit out of the citycentre, but they have a van to take you to town, every 30 mins or so. Also they have bicycles for lend, that way it's about 10 mins. There is a free pancake breakfast and free wifi, which is great. The rooms and shared spaces are fine. The... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Contrary to some of the reviews on here, I find the lodge to be pretty much ideal. If you want a good value place in Byron bay, filled with great people, then here you go. Located 2 minutes from Tallows (arguably the most beautiful beach EVER), and 5 minutes out of town (ideal for a good night's sleep), I think... More

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Darwin, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Yes, it's a bit out of town. If you aren't lazy it's no real fuss! If you are, then there is a free shuttle regularly. Seriously though, it's great value considering that (in winter) you get a free pancake, tea and coffee brekkie and free wifi all year round! Room was great (all girls 8 bed, met some great mates!)... More

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San Jose, California
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22 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This hostel was my favorite going up the east coast in Aus. There is a laidback feel and everyone I met here was easy to get along with. The only real con is that the hostel is about 15-20 min walk from the township whereas most hostels are 5 min, but they do have a shuttle for you. Free wifi... More

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10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

So it is a 15-20 min walk from hostel to the main part of town which is ok if you're not carrying your stuff. There is a shuttle that goes in and out of town almost every hour but it does fill up quick- pick up in town is by the noodle box where all the busses drop off ppl... More

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Imst, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Getting to the beach/center is quite a hike, even though its not to bad to make the lighthouse walk. but at least there is a shuttle. The rooms were quite dark and small. in our room was someone staying for already a month which you could definitely smell… we had to leave at 8:30am (for the bus) so it was... More

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7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

Me and a friend stayed at Cape Byron lodge for a week while we were in Byron bay and if it wasn't for the fact we had pre booked our bus in advance we would probably still be there now. Very homely hostel with lots of cool chilled long term residents. Great facility's with free wifi. The perfect place to... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I stayed here over Xmas, it was an 8 bed form but they stuck in another bed and it turned into a 9 bed dorm! The room was horrible! Degusting dorm room, I understand people live there but you couldn't actually see the ground with people's clothes food etc bathrooms wer clean but the shower wasn't very good, nobody was... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013 via mobile

The hostel itself was good! A little bit older & a bit dark, but the staff were fantastic ! They hired surfboards for very cheap & provided shuttle busses all day! It's location was only real negative for us! It's still only a 10/15 min walk from Byron town , but annoying when you have shopping bags ect.... We would... More

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Address: 78 Bangalow Rd, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
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Number of rooms: 15
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