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Backpackers Holiday Village Reviews

116 Jonson St, Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia

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85%

Rating
357 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 89%Location
  • 89%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 85%Facilities

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91%

The location is quite strategic. Few minutes walk to the bus station along the same road. Almost all basic facilities are there in this hostel with deposit in hand. So if you are about to stay here for quite a long time, make sure you do have some spare cash for the deposit. It's just the way for them to handle the irresponsible backpackers. Staffs are friendly and would recommend this place.


83%

Great hostel with a really good atmosphere. Loved the $10 all you can eat barbecues and the free surf/body board rentals. The apartments are awesome and a really great way to meet people though one shower/bathroom for eight people quickly gets dirty. But overall a great experience. Definitely would recommend this hostel (especially if you want to meet some cool Canadians, eh!)


89%

Loved the basketball hoop, not so much the 4WD parked underneath it! But the fact there was a hoop was awesome :) No lockers in the rooms Was out all day, so didn't really get to meet anyone to judge the atmosphere but going by the guys at the front desk, everyone must be pretty cool :) Was just there as a place to sleep. Don't take too much notice of my review :)


83%

Good hostel, a 20dollar deposit for sheets was a bit odd, but nice hostel in good location.


74%

This place is certainly not the nicest but it's guaranteed fun. They have $10 BBQ's some nights and it's a great atmosphere to meet people and go out. If you're trying to have a quiet night they make everyone leave at 10:30 which is really nice. Apartment style so everyone has a bathroom and kitchen but the communal ones are pretty good. A little pricey for what it is but everything in Byron is. Definitely recommend staying here for a good time.


80%

It was a good hostel with an awesome atmosphere. Most of the accommodation seems to be based around apartments, so you share a bathroom, kitchen and mini common room with 4 - 8 others. Bathrooms were a bit dirty, but awesome water pressure.


83%

Great location right in the middle of town! Liked the set up here we shared our own little apartment with 4 others which had kitchen, living area and bathroom. Free surf board and bike hire. Was clean. Only annoying thing was having to hire plates, cutlery etc and no lockers. Other than that everything was good.


83%

Very expensive due to the time of year! Central location, nice staff, cool cabins but needed more stuff in the kitchens and for the price should have air con.


94%

Everyone was lovely and really accommodating, will stay again.

  • 31st Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

Booked one night and then stayed for 18 nights. Had an apartment style dorm with max 8 people. The apartments were all on one side of the hostel (away from the music and main area) and the dorms were on the other side in the middle where the pool, main kitchen and main toilets were. The staff was friendly, knew how to get everyone involved. Although they did have their own clique,which was evident. Free surf rentals

  • 19th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Great hostel, booked a 4 bed dorm which actually turned out to be a 2 bedroom apartment so it was great value for money. The room was cleaned daily by the friendly staff. Fun atmosphere and convenient location


80%

suited byron perfectly


94%

Free pickup from bus. Free bikes- easy to explore Byron Bay. WIFI only available around reception area and stops around 11pm. Nice rooms and staff. Great location! Good atmosphere and just across the road from Cheeky Monkeys :)


77%

Good location, really close to the night life & short walk to the beach. Staff are really friendly & atmosphere is really chilled. Plus there's the bonus of having a pool!! Do not stay here if you don't want a party hostel, people go out every night with the pre drinks being at the tables outside the rooms; they do try to clear everyone out at 10.30 but it's still not quiet.


83%

There are two sections in the hostel. In one you find all the "normal" dorms that you know from other hostels. And in the other section they have apartments. In my case case the apartment consisted of two 4 bed dorms, a big living room with TV and, a bath room with shower, toilet etc. and even a backyard. I liked the atmosphere in this hostel. I could store my luggage on my check out day for free and for as long as I wanted. It's not the closest hostel to the beach but still not far.GOOD hostel


100%

Best hostel I've ever stayed in! The staff are awesome, the layout gives great opportunity to meet new friends daily!! Awesome pool, regular room cleaning, kept booking more nights, sad to leave!!


100%

Best Hostel ever


83%

Great relaxed atmosphere and really comfy beds!

  • 29th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

Nice hostel, bit expensive for private room but still had a great time and met some lovely people! The location is great for the beach and the walk up to the lighthouse is amazing!


77%

Good security and good control at night time…but rent was quite expensive. btw, that is good hostel.

  • 25th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Hong Kong
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


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