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Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for one night as a couple. It was a great little place and excellent if you want to hit the beach as it backs onto the main beach. It's a five minute walk into the town centre so in a great location.

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Stoke-on-Trent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel backs onto the beach and is ideal of you want to learn how to surf as this is done in house. Our instructor, Jess, was patient and a great teacher. The accommodation is good for a hostel and the rooms are cleaned on a daily basis. Good communal facilities. He hostel also offers a minibus service to and... More 

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Yarm, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for 1 night, 3 girls in a 4 bed girls only dorm. The hostel is incredibly clean, one of the cleanest I've stayed in in Australia. Toilet blocks and showers are always very clean and most quite modern and showers always powerful and hot! Right on to the beach, a 2 minute walk to the beach and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is great, with a short walk right to the beach. However, the rest of the accommodation leaves a lot to be desired. Bunk beds were old and uncomfortable, showers and bathrooms were dirty. We stayed here during the winter and were given a military style scratchy blanket, not unlike a horse blanket. On the other hand, staff were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was recommended this hostel by other travellers I met and I completely agree with them. This hostel was extremely friendly, friendly staff and friendly guests too. The hostel is pretty much on the beach, you walk through the garden out a back gate and you're straight onto the beach. The hostel also has a swimming pool which is ideal... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Within being there for 15 minutes, I knew i'd made a bad decision in only staying for two nights. There are things which could be improved, for example, it's a bit silly that you have to keep going to reception for a wifi code, but not the end of the world! We stayed for 2 nights, having a surf lesson... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Only stayed here for one night as was passing through Byron Bay. Didnt have a booking anywhere, but there are a load of shuttle bus drivers waiting outside, luckily i choose the right one!! Niamh, the girl from Devon, did a great job at selling the hostel to me! Quick check in and lovely room (4 share). Didnt make use... More 

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Trier, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Although it was pretty much raining all the time it is an excellent hostel to stay at. Strong WIFI, Pool, Volleyball, bike hire.. all for free. Not even I minute to the beach. Always clean. Super friendly and helpful staff. A couple of minutes away from the city centre and brilliant discounts for everything.

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Thank Patrick S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

The hostel was clean and tidy, the transfer driver and the reception team were friendly! The outside cinema was awesome, we also had a surf lesson here which was amazing the instructor was really good! Free wifi which is really strong! Really enjoyed staying here!

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Vina del Mar, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

I had an amazing experience at this hostel. So first when I arrived to Byron everything was booked out so I stayed at Nomads (I think I would've slept better on the street); moved on to YHA which is not bad but theres no vibe and having to use the keycard to do anything was a pain in the.... Then... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Relaxed friendly accommodation On the beach in the heart of Byron Bay, one of Australias most spectacular and unspoilt holiday playgrounds. Backpackers Inn is perfectly located in the heart of Byron, just a short stroll to shops, pubs, entertainment and Byron's amazing selection of eating places. We have direct beach access and are the closest backpacker accommodation to the beach in Byron Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

Address: 29 Shirley St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $39 - $68 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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