Hostels In Byron Bay
About Byron Bay
While we all know Australia is surrounded by amazing beaches, Byron Bay takes the term picture-perfect to a whole new level. If you’re not in the ocean experiencing some world-famous surf, you’ll probably find yourself, camera in hand, happy snapping every couple of steps. Apart from its beaches Byron also boasts quirky cafes, boho boutiques, an abundance of nature and even a brewery.
Byron Bay hostels really do portray the chill vibe that the town is famous for. Whether you’re on a budget, looking to ‘treat yo self’ a little, or perhaps you’re looking for that happy medium. Whatever your preferred travel style; solo, backpacking or as a group, we’re sure you will find a Byron Bay hostel to suit your needs. Beach hostels, jungle hostels with the cutest huts, surf hostels, hostels with pools – yep, hostel dreams come true here! Tuck into a lavish and affordable breakfast with the resident wildlife by your feet, pick a dorm with a balcony, or a private room with en-suite. Don’t forget to check out our guide to the best Byron Bay hostels!
If you have come to Byron to party and celebrate life, you’ll want to be closer to the central pubs and nightlife in town. There are a cluster of awesome backpackers hostels at the heart of town and most have pools, so cooling off after a day of exploring is easy. The town centre is super close to the beach too, so with surfboard in hand you can hit the waves straight after breakfast. On the other hand, staying a little out of the town can be a perfect getaway and you can pick a hostel within the nature reserve and experience true community vibes. You’ll find you’re near Byron’s brewery too, which may come in handy!
Don’t let Byron’s laidback, hippy lifestyle mislead you – Byron’s nightlife is something you’ll want to get around. You will find numerous pubs and bars to suit a variety of needs - if you’re into live music stop by The Beach hotel, keen to watch a sporting event? Byron Bay Brewery has big screens for major sporting events. Looking for something more chill? Why not try exploring some of the many markets Byron has on offer, take a surf lesson, explore an art gallery or take a hot air balloon ride! Oh, and don’t forget the classic ‘beach hop’ to explore Byron’s coast. Make sure to stop at Cape Byron Lighthouse for stunning panoramic views. For more information about your future Byron adventures, read our article on things to do.