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Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Expedia.comUS$ 79*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 79*
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Saltash
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff were lovely, rooms were spacious and evening entertainment was fun. Free dinner every night, very close to the beach! Hammocks on the terrace, really sociable great for backpackers travelling solo or with friends

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Thank AbiBrooks
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Pros: Free meal every day which was decent - and had a veggie option Cheap bar Activities every night that you could choose to be involved with if you wished Large kitchen with plenty of storage space for food Good apartment style rooms Large security lockers Good location - 100m for beach Cons: Wifi only downstairs in the bar So...

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Thank Zoe S
Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

This is he best hostel in Byron. The rooms are large and very spacious although very basic and no privacy but it was very social. Has a balcony or garden in each room with table and chairs. Two sinks one in main room and one in bathroom which was handy. Bathroom was always clean. The bar is always busy with...

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Thank chayes987
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Veg option always the same. Not really quality food. What is free is free. I Loved the nachos. Typical hostel, good vibes, every night they try to keep people around the bar, with different activities, to push the sell of alcohol! Not bad!

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Thank luigi_santonocito90
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Aquarius is a really great hostel. The dorm rooms are massive - unlike some hostels I have stayed in! There was a sink in the room - as well as in the ensuite - which meant there was no real wait for the bathroom. The rooms weren't air conditioned - but in May this was no problem - I imagine...

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Thank Róisín T
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall I found Aquarius a good value hostel. The rooms were clean and the 10pm no noise policy meant that it was possible to get a nights sleep even if you weren't going out. Lockers in the room too which I found really handy. The kitchen was large and pretty clean most of the time, I actually thought the crockery...

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Thank Bcpblack
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice hostel in a good location, close to the beach and perfect for exploring all that Byron bay has to offer. The rooms are quite basic, the plug sockets aren't near the beds and our bathroom was quite grotty, but the communal areas are great and you get a free drink on the night you arrive and a free...

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Thank kirbzzz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best atmosphere, wonderful bar staff, free food is delicious, free pingpong and I loved the hammocks on the top floor to relax in! It was super central to everywhere you wanna go in town! Walk to get food, walk to go out, walk to the beach :) <3 I loved every minute I was there! Thank you for a great...

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Thank ChloeAnne21
AquariusCrew, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Cloe! So happy to hear you enjoyed your stay!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were a little disappointed with Aquarius after reading all the great reviews before booking, the room we had booked was a private room which told us that access was through a dorm a room. What it didn't say was that the double room was actually in the dorm room. The hostel has a nice bar and free dinner vouchers...

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AquariusCrew, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers Motel, responded to this review

Hi Rachel, Sorry you didn't enjoy your stay Rachel, but thanks for the feedback. The budget backpacker rooms are aimed for backpacking couples that still want to socialise with other people in a dorm but want a little privacy at night. We do have proper hotel style private rooms, which may have been better for you guys. On the website...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean and organised place, friendly staff. Common areas are really nice, they offer a happy hour almost every day with cheap drinks and sometimes even karaoke. Rooms are cleaned everyday, nice and young environment.

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AquariusCrew, Manager at Aquarius Backpackers Motel, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive feedback Aline!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Aquarius Backpackers Byron Bay we have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From self-contained apartments, budget private rooms and spacious dorm rooms. You should be able to find a room to put your head down and get some rest after a busy day of shopping, surfing and soaking up the unique Byron Bay atmosphere. Free overnight off street parking and free baggage storage (max 12hrs) is available to Aquarius guests. We also have an onsite security guard after hours to help you if any issues should arise or for late check in's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: ₹ 2,906 - ₹ 5,748 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aquarius Backpackers Motel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 77
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“Mixed dorms are better - they are further from the noise”
BeckyJ736, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“the hostel is so cool.. everyone is so friendly.. the only suggestion is bedroom are so warm apart of that everything was great.. activities alla the time, the atmosphere is awesome!! Cant wait to come back.. Me and my friends spend new years and the pool party was amazing.”
JavierAngulo8412, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Keep your area tidy !”
Nicolah37, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Just don't bother!”
657charlottes, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“earplugs for an early night”
Solotravellernz, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
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