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Arts Factory Lodge Reviews

Skinners Shoot Rd, Byron Bay, Australia

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75%

Rating
562 Total Reviews
  • 71%Value For Money
  • 69%Security
  • 71%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 75%Facilities

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60%

Good atmosphere but hostel was extremely cold especially in the rooms no heating anywhere. Hostel was freezing. Femals showers were dirty. Had to take a bus very early in the and was told someone would be at front desk and no one was there. Poor wi fi connection even though I paid $12 for it. Check out other hostels in the area before choosing this one.


60%

Shame you have to pay for literally EVERYTHING; e.g. wifi, lockers, washingpowder, pan, mug, towell, etc. etc. Things should be included in the roomprice so that we can fairly compare it with other hostels.


83%

The Arts factory is very chill with a lot of different folk coming through. My brother and I stayed in a twin share small bunkroom - - comfortable beds. Cold at night , warmish days in July. TeePees, Totem poles and earthy surroundings, staff were fantastic - they actually lifted my spirit - Cheers guys! Friendly vibe chatting in communal kitchen and group games of volley ball out the back near the beautiful pond... Big pub just across car park - good fun having a play at Open Mic nights!


80%

Cool Hostel. Everything in reach but it's a little walk.


69%

Good atmosphere across from the Byron Bay Brewing Co.


86%

You got to pick the right times to use the kitchen as peak times get pretty hectic, but other than that i've only got good things to say! Best hostel i've ever stayed in. Feels like your at a holiday resort. Theres everything you need and more. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Such a wide variety of guests, everyone will find someone they get along with. Fantastic week, will definately recommend to others.

  • 28th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


63%

It's a huge hostel and pretty well run considering how large it is. It has good facilities and good cheap food and drinks available. Very loud hostel. But if your looking to party in Byron this is a great spot for you.


51%

Room was filthy and very overpriced for what it is - kitchen was awful and there were no lockers i could use in the room. Only good thing was the open mic night.


83%

Art Factory was our favourite hostel we stayed in while traveling up the east cosst! We even tried to extend our stay but it was full. Such a chill environment! Loved it here!!


89%

Great atmosphere and met some amazing people But a bit too hot and no air con. Also lots of mosquitoes as it is near a swamp..


94%

Great place, big clean rooms, friendly staff, heaps of facilities (bar, kitchen, cafe, activities booking). Tad on the expensive side but worth it. Good atmosphere, massive outdoor and undercover social areas. Bus to and from the town centre which is handy because it is a little too far out to walk at night.


89%

Hands down best atmosphere I have found in any hostel in Australia


80%

I had a blast in this hostel. Loved the different workshops, especially the hulahoop workshop! The Place is quite hippie, but in a good way. The pool was great, the staff really helpful and the shuttle to the city was a nice add. Would stay here again. More showers would be great though, as there are loads of guests in this hostel.


71%

Good: Atmosphere, friendly staff, pool, really nice decoration Bad: Really small kitchen




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