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Main Beach Backpackers

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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible45%
21 Oct 2016
“Worst Hostel ever”
14 Jul 2015
“7 Nights Over Surf Festival - AMAZING Experience!”
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Room Service
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4 Star accommodation
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| Cnr Lawson & Fletcher Streets, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
22.1 km to Ballina Byron Airport
142 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.2 km from Byron Bay
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Reviewed 3 February 2015 via mobile

We got put in a 16 bed dorm room which was a massive room so we had quite a lot of our own space. The communal showers and toilets were dirty and most of the doors didn't lock. In our room we had a huntsman...More

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Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

When we first arrived the man on reception was rude and moody. Then started smoking weed outside. Then we went up to our room which was filthy, literally sticky floor and dirty beds! The door didn't even shut properly. Outside was pretty decent with a...More

Thank Hannah D
Reviewed 28 January 2015

I travelled to Byron Bay with a buddy about eight years ago. At the time the hostel was OK in terms of cleanliness. The best thing about it was the location. As the guy at the reception said, "It's so close to the beach, you...More

Thank Ee-vahn D
Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

First night got there could not see the floor with dirty clothes and general filth. The rooms were 50 degrees no fans bed stank like death woke up in a puddle of own sweat on several occasions. The pool was green with unknown substance and...More

3  Thank Gilltec
Reviewed 17 December 2014 via mobile

In the beginning of my stay in byron i stayed at mainbeach backpackers the location is really good but thats actually the only thing, I planned to stay there for 5 nights but left after 2. Rooms and bathrooms were pretty dirty. So i wouldnt...More

Thank Emma B
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US$ 15 - US$ 39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
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"Ask one of the Veterans which shower is best!"
14 Jul 2015
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"the double with shared bathroom is quiet, but the bed is poor"
24 Nov 2014
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"The Dorms with less people are of course more quiet of course so 4 Bed or 6 Bed may be the Dorms for you...."
4 Aug 2012
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"Stay at Nomads instead. SOO much better."
15 Jul 2012
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