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Cape Byron Lodge Reviews

78 Bangalow Rd, Nsw, Byron Bay, Australia

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248 Total Reviews
  • 81%Value For Money
  • 73%Security
  • 65%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 76%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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The cheapest hostel in Byton Bay, but a very good alternative to save money, because of a nice atmosphere, clean facilities and a nice common area. The only disadvantage is its location. You have to go 20 min to the next supermarket and the city and a few minutes more to the main beach. There is a bus, but it only departs a few times per day. That is why you have to walk a lot.


Not enough car parks

  • 26th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The staff was really unfriendly, the bathroom is too small ( 2 sinks, 3 showers for the whole hostel!?) and the hostel is just not worth the money..

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Im sorry that you musn't have been informed on checkin however there is 2 ladies bathrooms on the property that contain in total 6 showers 4 sinks and 5 toilets.


I had a great time here! The hostel is a bit out of town but you can easily walk and the shuttle bus is for free. The kitchen, common room and bathrooms are clean, the dorms could be cleaner but it's nothing major. Staff is very helpful and friendly! All in all a great hostel to stay in if you're on a budget.


very nice place to stay, cool staff, cool people, really cool relaxed atmosphere . only problem is the location 15 mins walk from the town ( there's a free shuttle almost every hour anyway), and maybe the only 2 powerpoints for 8 people in the room.


Everything provided that the traveler needs......great staff and atmosphere......shuttle to town and OH...the Pancakes....we even had fresh fruit from one of the owners tree


I loved the atmosphere here! Just such a chilled place and I really felt at home. I felt the rooms were a little dark though it was comfortable enough. It is a fair bit out of the centre but there's a free bus. The staff were extremely friendly and I would stay here again.


Had an amazing stay at Cape Byron Lodge! Everything is really tidy and gets cleaned a lot. The atmosphere is chilled out and staff is super friendly and helpful. Location isn't the best, however it's a nice and quiet area and there's a free shuttle in the city. Wifi is fast and good, you can even get it in the rooms. We'll equipped kitchen. The pancakes for breakfast were ace! I would definitely stay there again!!


Positive: Cheap, cheerful with friendly staff. Negative: Needs lockers in rooms and kitchen was quite dirty.

  • 1st Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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