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Took the staff at least 20mins to see to me even though I was the only one waiting to check-in, they all kept walking by saying 'someone will be with you soon'. There only appeared to be 3 other people in the entire hostel so the atmosphere was non-existent. The bar downstairs is ok but I wouldn't recommend this place.
Nice little hostel - in town so quite a walk from the beach (3.5km). Good place to chill for a night if youre travelling between Byron and Sydney.
Funky hostel approx 10 min walk to the beach and 10 min walk to the town center. Only stayed for one night but seemed like a sociable hostel and a relaxed chilled out vibe! Stayed in a double room which was basic but perfect for what we needed.
Nice place, clean, friendly staff, cheap bar downstairs had fun playing the trivia quiz
No staff available at the counter at most times. Staff at the bar was only reluctantly willing to help. Location too far off the beach. There should be a shuttle going there as well as to the bus stop.
One of the best hostels I stayed at in Australia. The staff was awesome, especially the manager. Really Clean. It is a bit far from the beach about a 40 minute walk, but it is 5 minutes to the shopping street and supermarket. The cinema is 25 minute walk and the botanic gardens 15 minutes. You def. want to go to the gardens. Very nice. For the dutchies there is a Clog Barn(20minutes) where they sell dutch pastries. A bit overpriced, but always nice to eat something familair.
You better stay at the backpacker's next to the beach!
Clean hostel in the middle of the city, BUT 3,5 km to the beach! So if you want to hang at the beach a lot it´s quite a walk. Nightclub just under the hostel, so on fridays and saturdays it can get pretty loud. Good facilities and very good and fast wifi!
If your coming off the bus turn right and walk back into town. Keep on the main road and it's on the left! We found it a little confusing to find. Nice hostel it's a part of a pub/hotel. Friendly staff, was basically a rest stop on the way to Sydney.
I had a great stay here. Good security (key for front door after hours, locked dorms), It was clean and had everything you want - powerful showers, balcony on the roof, big screen TV, free wifi and a fully equipped kitchen. The bar downstairs is the busiest/best place to go out in town (although the bass does travel up into the rooms). I would definitely stay here again. Thanks so much to Darren (I think, terrible with names sorry), the dude with the wicked beard, for making my stay awesome.