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    The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge

    Skinners Shoot Rd | Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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    Reviewed 11 March 2017

    Nice staff apart from the guy helping to book tours, he was obnoxious and unhelpful, he had arm tattoo and a nose ring and probably around 30. The accommodation definitely has the fun novelty factor with the choice on tepee tents Few wild life roaming...More

    Thank Gina D
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 14 March 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review Gina. So glad you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the daily activities. BTW, the travel guys is no longer working at our desk! Happy travels :)

    Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

    Lots of people travelling, great entertainment - there was fire eating going on when I was there and good music. Good accommodation and you can even stay in a teepee! A hippy hedonistic kind of place and I had such a blast there! Friendly staff...More

    Thank Hurley18
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 March 2017

    Thanks Hurley, so glad you enjoyed your stay - especially our very special fire eating show, it is amazing isn't it! Happy travels :)

    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    Stayed at the Arts factory for 3 nights with a friend. Definitely would recommend to stay in any other hostel then this one in Byron. We loved Byron itself but the hostel was dirty, the 'space room' was like it had never been cleaned and...More

    Thank madscrookston
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 March 2017

    Thanks for your review, sorry to hear you had an awful time. Of course we clean our rooms, I have only just inspected this dorm twice in the last week, and it is not as bad as you are saying. Very dusty because we have...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2017

    Honestly a nice hostel - the location is great, the rooms are fine, and the sheer choice of accommodation types is amazing. BUT do not come here expecting to relax and chill. This is a party hostel, and I've had very little sleep since being...More

    Thank wandernessblog
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 March 2017

    Thanks fo writing such an extensive review Wandernessblog. We need to get feedback such is this to continually strive to improve, so thanks for the great suggestions. We are such a large hostel it is hard to enforce rules, as we will be dealing with...More

    Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

    Arts Factory is very hippy. The rooms were stuffy and lacked good air con. Also the staff were quite rude on. There's also a well built gentleman with sleeve tattoos that you need to be wary of. He only gave his time to attractive girls,...More

    Thank adzyb13
    Response from artsfactory_13, Manager at The Arts Factory Backpackers LodgeResponded 6 March 2017

    Thanks for taking the time to write a review Adzyb. Our rooms are not air conditioned, that is true. I am sorry to hear you were wary of the travel guy Jonny, who is flirtatious. Thanks for pointing this out. We also became aware of...More

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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$39 - US$87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 41
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    Kylie S
    4 April 2017|
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    Response from artsfactory_13 | Property representative |
    Hello there, all our dorms have share bathroom and no ensuite.
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    1 January 2017|
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    Response from artsfactory_13 | Property representative |
    Hello there, our shuttle only services the local bus station. However there is a Ballina/Byron airport shuttle. You can contact them on - phone: (02) 6685 7447 or email easy bus byron-bay Best wishes
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