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Sydney
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice, clean hostel with several activities in the evening. Nice hostel-bar. Probably your sleep (quiet or not) will depend on your roommates... Didn't feel very safe as the only girl in a 8-bed dorm...

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North Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hostel. Good location, close to the beach, shops, food places, rooms have fan only not A/C like we were told by Happy Travels when we booked it, so it's fairly hot at night. It's a 2 bed double bedroom but inside a dorm of 8 room with a shared bathroom, not an ensure. Lockers available- bring your own padlock....

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Cartagena, Colombia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my mates had susch a great time there, the atmosphere is great,, the location is perfect, just 3 minutes walking from the beach, everything is so close from there, people was so friendly.. the staff was so helpful.. We had such a great holiday there..

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Aquarius over the new year , it has a great vibe , and really friendly staff which gives it a great atmosphere . You get a free meal in the evening & you feel safe, as there is security on site . Well done guys

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London
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been for 2 nights and my experience was amazing! Too much fun! Great swimming pool. Excellent staff. There are hammocks on the terrace so you can chilling out there. There is a really good happy hours and the drinks are pretty cheap. So yeahh I love this hostel!!!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I got a backpacker double, for some privacy and quiet at the hostel. The room was inside a dorm room and they played loud music and loudly partied every other night. Slept terribly. Debated calling security every night but also felt bad ruining their fun. The hostel would definitely be fun for solo/friends travelling and out to...

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, great people, great accommodation. The included dinner is a good way to meet people, as well as save money. Will definitely stay here again. The rooms are big and clean, and ensuite bathrooms are awesome. Everything you need. Best choice in Byron.

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Brisbane
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect location, spacious dorms with ensuite bathroom, lockers and a little terrace to hang out with your roommates, yummy free dinner, cool swimming pool which also happens to be a bar and smoking area, which means you can have a smoke and a drink while getting a tan! I loved everything about this place!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the staff are always friendly on arrival and departure. The rooms and clean, spacious (for a hostel) and most of the beds are comfy! It's so close to the beach and everything else. It doesn't quite feel as if you're staying at a hostel sometimes because it's so above average. The food is also pretty good, considering.

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Chur, Switzerland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

+the rooms/bathrooms were clean and I liked it, that our 10dorm was on 2 floors! +free and deliscoius dinner. Otherwise we took the chicken burger :D (you get 5$ discount on the normal price) +very close to beach/clubs/main street +security +staff was most of the time friendly.. +shuttle bus/pick up -have to buy Internet for after 7pm....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair access
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Aquarius Backpackers Byron Bay we have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From self-contained apartments, budget private rooms and spacious dorm rooms. You should be able to find a room to put your head down and get some rest after a busy day of shopping, surfing and soaking up the unique Byron Bay atmosphere. Free overnight off street parking and free baggage storage (max 12hrs) is available to Aquarius guests. We also have an onsite security guard after hours to help you if any issues should arise or for late check in's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $37 - $157 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 77
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“the hostel is so cool.. everyone is so friendly.. the only suggestion is bedroom are so warm apart of that everything was great.. activities alla the time, the atmosphere is awesome!! Cant wait to come back.. Me and my friends spend new years and the pool party was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles JavierAngulo8412, 1 week ago | Read review
“Keep your area tidy !”
 of 5 bubbles Nicolah37, 1 week ago | Read review
“Just don't bother!”
 of 5 bubbles 657charlottes, Dec 3, 2016 | Read review
“earplugs for an early night”
 of 5 bubbles Solotravellernz, Nov 28, 2016 | Read review
“ask for upstairs as ground floor very noisey and unsecure.”
 of 5 bubbles dustiestjenny, Oct 18, 2016 | Read review
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