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Cape Byron YHA

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Brisbane
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely rooms and resort style yha. Highly rec this for a getaway or traveling tourists. Double/twin room is spacious and clean. Hosts are lovely and friendly. Close to beach and all the restaurants around town. Parking available which is a bonus for NSW.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and Cosy Went on the free walking tour around the lighthouse and that was one of the most enjoyable trips I have been on. You will have to pay a 5$ deposit for getting plates and mugs, but then they are always clean when you get them back. Good system. Free and decent wifi at the reception and 3... More 

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Thank Jens A
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for the great review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Also good to hear you're a fan of the cutlery deposit, this way you don't have to worry about cleaning up after others! Safe Travels More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely hostel- all staff are so friendly and helpful, plenty of communal areas to meet and socialise with new friends, and all facilities are clean. Todd's free walking tour to the lighthouse is an absolute must- the perfect way to see the beautiful sights of Byron Bay!

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Thank Kelly2610
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay here. Awesome that you came up to the Lighthouse with us! Safe Travels More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at this family-run hostel for just under a week and enjoyed it so much. Todd, one of the owners, runs weekly lighthouse walks and shows you both the easily missed and easily spotted wildlife along the way...a great way to spend the afternoon and take in the best sights in Byron! All the staff here are so friendly and... More 

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Thank Phoebe S
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Phoebe, Thanks for the awesome review! Good on you for getting amongst all the great activities in Byron. Lovely to hear your response of the staff, it means a lot. Look forward to seeing you back in Byron someday soon. Safe Travels More 

Quebec, Canada
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel is great. Good vibes, one minute away from the beach and the staff is more than helpful. DO NOT miss the walking tour with Todd, he's a legend! Maybe you will see dolphins or whales. The hostel is a bit noisy on some nights but it's really not too bad. Pizza nights are the best!

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Thank Magalie17
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey There, Thanks a heap for the great review! Fantastic to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. Good on you for getting involved in the walking tour and pizza night! Safe Travels More 

Hayward, California
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, spacious rooms and facilities, and the free walking tour to the lighthouse is a must! That was the highlight of our stay. Highly recommended staying here! Close location to the beach. Wifi was spotty though but since I had data that wasn't an issue for me.

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Thank Elaine B
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Good on you for getting on the Lighthouse walk, such a great thing to do in Byron! Wifi can be tricky when the whole hostel is on it, we do also provide a premium wifi that works perfectly. Safer Travels More 

London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay, really clean and comfortable in a central location. The owners are lovely, really friendly and informative, and they run a walking tour up to the lighthouse every week. We saw dolphins, whales, wallabies and a koala! Highly recommended.

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Thank ClaireB1986
Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey There, Thanks for your kind review! Great that you enjoyed your stay with us. Awesome that you saw all that native wildlife on the free walking tour! Safe Travels More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

It was a good hostel to stay in. Rooms, bathrooms, kitchen, it was al clean and tidy. And quiet at night, very important! One of the owners (local) took us on a free walking tour to the lighthouse, I saw whales, dolphins, wallabies, a koala, lizard, birds,.. had an amazing time in Byron Bay! Would definitely recommend this hostel to... More 

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

Hey There, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Awesome that you enjoyed your stay with us, and had a fantastic experience on the walking tour! Good to hear you would recommend us. Looking forward to having you stay with us again! More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 3 weeks from March into April with my twin sister. It was the last place I stayed in Aus. In the whole 4 months I was in Australia, this was hands down my favourite hostel. The staff is incredible, so helpful and accommodating. The pool was amazing, always clean and open chairs. The rooms,... More 

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

Hey Alex, Thanks for your review! So good to hear you enjoyed your stay with us, It was great having you and your sister here! It's always good when our guests make the most of what we have on offer; bbq, pool, beach and the rest! Safe Travels More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We loved staying at Byron Bay YHA! The hostel really has this relaxing holiday vibe all over, with the nice pool and big balcony barbecue area. Staff are super nice and beds are comfy. I traveled with my boyfriend and another friend. We stayed in the same dorm but my boyfriend and I got a double bed in a little,... More 

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

Hey there, Cheers for the great review guys! So good to hear you enjoyed your stay, and super lucky you got in the loft! It's always nice to get some relaxing holiday vibes and it's pleasing to know we were the providers! Safe Travels More 

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Make sure you stay in the heart of Byron Bay - backpacker's paradise with superb beaches and scenery and lots of nightlife. Cape Byron YHA is a purpose-built hostel in the centre of town, just 100m to the beach. Relaxed atmosphere with common areas surrounding a large heated pool and BBQ area. Free use of bikes and boogie boards. Cafe, dive centre and seperate TV/reading room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Byron YHA

Address: Cnr Byron and Middleton Sts, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $24 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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