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Cape Byron YHA

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Cnr Byron and Middleton Sts, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great 2 nights, very chilled out vibe. We got lucky and on our last day we were able to go on the free walking tour with Todd which was superb! The pizza night was good value $6 for a medium sized dominos! It's also close to the beach and the main street of Byron.

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

Hey Dan, Thanks for taking the time to write a review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay in Byron. Awesome that you came on the walking tour, and pizza night! Safe Travels More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff are very friendly and extremely helpful, Todd's free walking tour is an absolute must! We saw dolphins, whales and wallabies aswell as the gorgeous scenery around the lighthouse. The hostel itself was very clean with the rooms being hoovered every day, perfect location as it is in the middle of town and 2mins from the beach, facilities were great.... More 

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

Hey Nicolle, Thanks for the review. So good that you came on the walking tour, it's great for seeing wildlife! Safe Travels More 

Bologna
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the second time I've stayed in this amazing hostel. The staff is really helpful and friendly, all of them. Todd (one of the managers) does a great free walking tour o the lighthouse and it's amazing. We saw Dolphins, whales, turtles and wallabies. I really recommend this hostel to anyone!

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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 came back for a second time, you're always welcome back again! Safe travels More 

Franz Josef, New Zealand
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9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for three night but would loved to stay longer if I had time. They offer a shuttle to pick up and drop off for bus terminal, even though only a 5 minute drive away. All the staff are really friendly and helpful. Especially Todd, the owner, who offers a a free walking tour twice a week to... More 

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

Hey Emily, Thanks for writing a great review! So good to hear you had a wonderful time here, and made use of all the facilities we have on offer! Safe Travels More 

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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Room clean, not big but you can have your private space in a share room Kitchen clean Nice swimming pool Top location few minutes from the beach and the shops Reception friendly Free walking tour, really good walking tour

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

Hey Daniela, Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed the hostel, and the pool! Safe Travels More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

This was a really great hostel to stay at. Todd, the owner, was so friendly and accommodating, and his walking tour to the lighthouse was so fun and informative. He was super knowledgeable about the area, and full of tips for us. Definitely recommend!

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

Hey Tayla, Thanks for the great review! Glad you enjoyed the walking tour. 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: $41 - $74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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