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Vina del Mar, Chile
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I had an amazing experience at this hostel. So first when I arrived to Byron everything was booked out so I stayed at Nomads (I think I would've slept better on the street); moved on to YHA which is not bad but theres no vibe and having to use the keycard to do anything was a pain in the.... Then...

Thank Estefania S
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Super clean backpackers with direct access to the beach behind & onsite parking available. Hostel staff were really friendly & had loads of recommendations for eating/drinking out round Byron. Location is about a 10 minute walk from the centre but it's an easy stroll. Showers were spotlessly clean as was our room. There was a bit of a commotion in...

Thank Olonda
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

I didn't even stay in Backpackers but I came in and spoke with the receptionist and he was short with me, rude and made it apparent that he didn't want to give me any time. He should either reevaluate his work ethic or quit or better yet be fired, at least he would learn his lesson about work ethic and...

Thank DylanClerkin
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Great location near the beach, hammocks all over the place, bbq, really like the outdoor cinemas on the bean bags. Bathrooms are really nice and modern something you would see In a hotel not hostel. Only one complaint when waiting to sign in only one member of staff was on there was big que and other staff where just walking...

Thank Pam F
Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Had an awesome time staying at Backpackers Inn! So great that it is right in the beach. Not too long of a walk into town which is nice and makes it quiet. Still a good party atmosphere though! Definitely recommend it to any backpackers staying in Byron!

Thank ktcrowder
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Backpackers inn is the best choice of hostels in Byron; located right on the beach, great facilities such as volleyball court and pool, as well as chill-out vibes and good people. Would recommend to anyone looking for a place to stay in Byron.

Thank Tora0509
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

met Some great people at this hostel! I hate to leave but i would def want to come back to stay here again. Service is great, hostel is clean And everybody is very welcoming. 5 min beachwalk & centre clean pool Great surf lessons Good party's! And for The none party people, party is over at 11 at this hostel...

Thank Anne-Wil M
Haifa, Israel
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

Pros: great location right on the beach, surf school, wifi was the best I had in hostels. Cons: felt like a big party full of drunk 18 year olds (I think drinking is not allowed but everyone was drunk anyway. But I guess this is the atmosphere everywhere in Byron), room was very basic for the price, there were places...

Thank LH92
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 April 2016

• Excellent surf school, beach 5mins from the back yard • super close to secluded section of beach • Pool, BBQ and volleyball court • Nighty activities, cozy communal area • Free 1hr WiFi on check-in, $10 for 24hrs after that (Does not reach some rooms)

Thank stalwyn
Trondheim Municipality, Norway
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

This is for sure the best hostel in Byron, located as close to the beach as you can possibly get. You can rent surf boards for very cheap, there's a beach volleyball court and plenty of room to hang out. Rooms are clean and the staff is very helpful and friendly but the best part is the relaxed and chill...

Thank jimsene

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Relaxed friendly accommodation On the beach in the heart of Byron Bay, one of Australias most spectacular and unspoilt holiday playgrounds. Backpackers Inn is perfectly located in the heart of Byron, just a short stroll to shops, pubs, entertainment and Byron's amazing selection of eating places. We have direct beach access and are the closest backpacker accommodation to the beach in Byron Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Inn on the Beach at Byron Bay

Address: 29 Shirley St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: ₹ 1,738 - ₹ 4,078 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 50
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“go for a room with 4 people as they are much more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles sunshine_r92, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Top floor bathrooms are better x”
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“Room 46! Big and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles chloewoods123, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the top floor”
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“top floor is probably a bit better”
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