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Cape Byron YHA

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are really nice. Loved the lay out of the hostel. The wifi worked well. The staff were really nice. Less than a block to the beach. Really close to the town center. The hostel atmosphere was very laid back and relaxing.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I slept in Cape Yha with two friends, just for one night because we had to do a skydive in Byron Bay. So we just came for the weekend. Unfortunately, I was so exited about doing the "big jump", that I forgot my bag on...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Nice hostel to stay in when visiting Byron. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the rooms and bathrooms were clean. The only reason I haven't given 5 stars is because there seems to be quite a few people staying long term and treat...More

Thank Philip H
Response from Louie O, Manager at Cape Byron YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey there, Thanks for your review! Great to hear that our staff were friendly and helpful. The hostel does come in and out between having some long term guests staying with us. We hope that everyone feels at home while they are staying with us,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The accommodation was fine. Location was good. Very close to beach and shops. Internet only available in common area near reception. Room was clean. Stayed in a 10 bed female share. Had to go outside to use toilet. It was a short distance to go...More

Thank eswckb
Response from Louie O, Manager at Cape Byron YHAResponded 4 weeks ago

Hey There, Thanks for your review! We agree, our location is a ripper! For majority of the year, Byron Bay is beautiful, tropical and balmy and then for a few short months during winter we do get some colder nights. We will definitely look into...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

We were lucky enough to have a 5 bed dorm to ourselves but I think it would have been cramped if all the beds were filled. The hostel offers a $5 BBQ on certain nights but there wasnt enough takers so be prepared with your...More

Thank 2016JuliaM
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US$61 - US$187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Pick a room away from the kitchen & shared areas"
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