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Cape Byron YHA

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Quebec, Canada
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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Hayward, California
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank priscillastulens
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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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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 

Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I stayed for 4 days at this hostel and it was great. Nice people, good and cheap BBQ. When you stay here you should definitely do the free walking tour to the lighthouse. The tour guide Todd knows alot about the scenery and has a great sense of humor. I would certainly stay here again. Greetings from the lighthouse runner.

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

Hey There, Thanks for the kind review! So good that you enjoyed your time here at Cape Byron! Absolute legend for running up and down the lighthouse track.. Hero of the walk you are! Safe Travels More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Good stay at this lively YHA. Friendly staff. Great location close to the action. Have a coffee at espresso head next door. Basic but satisfactory rooms. Communal areas OK. Free bicycle hire a positive. Amazing whale watching by the Lighthouse! TV in room was bonus.

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Thank Jelfsy_1
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 jumped on the free walking tour, used the free bikes and got involved in all the action! Sounds like you had a great time here, a little surprised by the average rating but nonetheless cheers for the kind words! Safe Travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We stayed a couple nights and went on the free walking tour. You cannot come across a better value tour in the area - Todd, the hostel manager, was an excellent host who provided grey knowledge of the area and had a sharp eye for all the wildlife (whales, dolphins and even a koala). A family run hostel with a... More 

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

Hey Thomas, Thanks for the great review! So good to hear you enjoyed the Free Walking Tour. Safe Travels More 

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Could not rate this place highly enough! Best hostel I've experienced on my travels in Australia! Staff are very friendly and always happy to help and give advice on things to do (really sorry I've forgotten his name but the guy with long blonde hair on the desk was particularly helpful). Byron itself is beautiful and made even better by... More 

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

Hey Ollie, Cheers for the review mate! Was great having you guys stay with us. It's always great when the guest make the most of the bikes, BBQ, body boards, and walking tour. Hope to see you back here one day. Safe Travels More 

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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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