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Cape Byron YHA

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Cnr Byron and Middleton Sts, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful time staying here. It has a perfect location, just minutes from the beach and everything else the town has to offer. The facilities are great, nice big open kitchen and common area, and swimming pool, all kept clean and tidy. The staff are super friendly and really really helpful. The free walking tour to the lighthouse... More 

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Halifax, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hostel was ina great location to the centre and to a supermarket. Wifi in the lounge only is good and beds are reasonably comfy. They offer a free walk to the lighthouse which is worth doing. Showers are good too.

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Noosa, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for everything, my mum and I had a great night away at your hostel and LOVED our walk with Tod to the light house, we would never have spotted all of the wildlife if we were by ourselves including the cute little wallaby :) Loved meeting so many great people from all around the would and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my partner stayed here for 3 nights. Tod the guy at the desk was really nice and helped my fussy girlfriend choose the best room. He showed us around and gave a decent price. The rooms and toilets are clean and very quiet at night. Great night sleep. The free walk was really really good!! Best part of... More 

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Thank you Will! We appreciate the review and are always happy to help! Very happy you guys had a nice stay and hope you come back again! Safe Travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good place close to everything by foot, not expensive for a night and the staff is very friendly when you need help ! Try the free scenic tour around the lighthouse with Todd, he Will show you whales, turtles and dolphins !!! Free surf if you need some Cheers Ben

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Thank you! Appreciate you taking the time to write us a review! We are glad you enjoyed the location and found our staff very friendly. Try the free scenic tour around the lighthouse is a great tip and at this time of year there is lots to see! Thank you again hope to see you back here safe travels until... More 

Clermont-Ferrand, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really nice hostel in the centre of Byron Bay, close to the main beach and facilities, clean and full of lovely people. The free walk with the owner around the lighthouse is awesome, and if you're lucky, you'll see whales, dolphins, turtles, wallabies and plenty of birds. Do not hesitate!

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Nice! We are happy that you found al the niceties to be had here! Thank you for the review and hope to see you back here again! Safe Travels! More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a good hostel with friendly staff, a bit quiet in low season. The bathrooms are freezing as the "windows" are always open but the showers are hot and nice. There is an indoor lounge which is great in winter. The free lighthouse walk was the best part of my stay and I think everybody else loved it as well.

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! It can be a bit quiet in winter! We do enjoy that time of year as you get to know everybody well and people stay a bit longer... Come back in summer and you will really enjoy it here as well a great contrast! Thanks for the great review, see you back here for... More 

Darlington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location and reasonable price. Could be cleaner, I only saw the bathrooms being cleaned once and I think they were just hosed down not cleaned properly. However, they offer a free lighthouse walk and it was great!!! We saw dolphins and whales - despite the rubbish weather it was worth it. Tour guide was very informative and made... More 

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Thank you Charlotte! We are glad you had a good stay here! And happy you enjoyed the walking tour as well! The bathrooms get cleaned twice a day FYI but thank you for the feedback we will pass that on to the cleaning staff. Hope to see you back again sometime!! Safe Travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There had been some confusion with booking a hostel with my friends and I so to cut a long story short, my friends ended up staying in Cape Byron YHA. My partner and I were however invited onto the hostel walk up to the lighthouse despite staying in the other YHA hostel in Byron. We learnt so much - there's... More 

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Thank you!! We must be doing something right if we are getting such positive reviews from people who stayed at other local hostels! You will have to come and stay with us next time your in town a shame you missed out this time! We are glad you were able to join our walking tour and have a nice time... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Super friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, great pool and all around awesome vibe. On the first day, my friend and I went on a walking tour where we spotted multiple whales, sea turtles, and dolphins. We were also fortunate to see a baby and mum humpback and track them for quite awhile- they were super close and it was... More 

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Perfect. Thank you! See you again sometime :) More 

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