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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I spent roughly 7 nights at this hostel last year whilst visiting the surf festival that was on at the time. The staff were exceptional, most were backpackers who had taken to working there for their keep and were incredibly passionate about Byron and its unique culture. The hostel is very basic, good kitchen, acceptable showers and beds that are... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I spent 2 nights in this hostel and the staff is super friendly, the common area are quite good and the room are ok. It's a hostel it worth the money. The location is great and byron bay is wonderful! The wifi is not working really good in the reception area and it is not working at all in the... More 

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Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Let's not forget that this is a hostel, not a hotel, so it's a little rough around the edges... But the staff was super friendly, accommodating and helpful! The very kind manager gave us a separate room since we were travelling with a 9yo (and it's virtually impossible to find a hostel that will allow children in Byron Bay). They... More 

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Lund, Sweden
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

My partner and I stayed in room nr 1, for one night, our own bathroom and free wifi, 70$ in total. Definitely reasonable for the location (near the main beach, and loads of shops/restaurants) and the other priveliges. The receptionist was friendly and welcoming. The place is nevertheless a bit rough on the edges, it looks a bit worn out.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Disgusting hostel. Showers aren't hot. Toilets either have faulty locks, broken windows (so everyone can see in) or are dirty. Currently staying 1 night and getting the hell out of here. 1 small fan in the 8 bed room. With faulty windows also. Bunk beds look like and sound like they could break at any point. 2 other girls in... More 

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Longfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I stayed here with my girlfriend over 3 nights, the only redeeming factor about the place was the location very close to the main beach and town, apart from that the rooms were rancid with no working air-con making them like a sauna. The wi-fi was confined to the room next to reception with a few seats and about 5... More 

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Truro, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Stayed here for 4 nights while in Byron Bay,helpfull and friendly staff,for the size of hostel was fairly clean...very close to beach,bars and restaurants..you get picked up from bus stop...would stay again..

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Great location & nice helpful girl on reception. Rooms very dirty and showers/bathrooms like something from a horror movie. Very grotty, but wasn't expecting anything else for $25 in byron during peak of summer.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

it was alright, it wasn't the best hostel I've stayed in, fairly clean, ok kitchen it had everything you needed. There were a few things that were great- the staff weren't particularly friendly, the cleaners were not respectful off our belongings or us for that matter and also the wifi was crap didn't load a thing and took forever to... More 

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London
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46 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

We got put in a 16 bed dorm room which was a massive room so we had quite a lot of our own space. The communal showers and toilets were dirty and most of the doors didn't lock. In our room we had a huntsman spider, 2 cockroaches (which were in our beds!) and a mouse!! The dorm room door... More 

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Address: | Cnr Lawson & Fletcher Streets, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $16 - $42 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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