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Aquarius Backpackers Motel

16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Overview

    • Excellent35%
    • Very good30%
    • Average17%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
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    “free dinner” (35 reviews)
    “cheap drinks” (11 reviews)
    “private room” (16 reviews)
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    All reviews free dinner cheap drinks private room the kitchen happy travels bed dorm cafe next door travel desk shared bathroom every evening table tennis toilet shower stayed there for nights rooms are spacious the east coast main street minute walk to the beach jelly wrestling hostels
    Reviewed yesterday

    My friend and me passed a very great time at the Aquarius. Normally we had booked for 2 nights, but we extended for one night more because it was a very nice accommodation (very clean, good staff, free food during the dinner and the perfect...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago

    I was so uncomfortable here. The room was so dirty with sand everywhere, I wanted to sleep outside in a hammock. The shower was disgusting and the bath mat provided looked like it had never been washed. I know 3 people who had bedbugs though...More

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    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    Aquarius has a pretty good reputation as far as hostels go in Byron Bay and across the east coast. I stayed in an 8 bedroom dorm which was pretty basic, although plenty of space compared to a lot of hostels I've stayed in. The on...More

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    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Aquarius seems to be hostel to stay in when in Byron Bay and I stayed here following a recommendation from a friend. This is a nice friendly hostel with large common area and bar for guests to chill and get to know each other. Things...More

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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    cheap drinks, free dinner, And a 5 minute walk to the beach... what more could you want when backpacking Aus? Rooms are worth the money, with Friendly staff, a great atmosphere. Highly recommend for anyone visiting Byron Bay

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    Room & Suite (6)
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    Room Tips
    "Mixed dorms are better - they are further from the noise"
    Becky J, 2 days agoRead review
    "the hostel is so cool.. everyone is so friendly.. the only suggestion is bedroom are so warm apart of that..."
    JavierAngulo8412, 2 months agoRead review
    "Keep your area tidy !"
    Nicolah37, 2 months agoRead review
    "Just don't bother!"
    Charlotte S, 3 months agoRead review
    "earplugs for an early night"
    Solotravellernz, 4 months agoRead review
    "ask for upstairs as ground floor very noisey and unsecure."
    dustiestjenny, 5 months agoRead review
    "Anywhere but the "motel" section."
    LadyJMC, over a year agoRead review
    "The bathroom was very clean and new. The beds were old and not comfortable. I slept here just one night, but..."
    beritrender, over a year agoRead review
    "Avoid sharing room with people from Glasgow."
    Ollie J, over a year agoRead review
    "i am older so I went for my own room but the dorms are spacious and not crowded."
    Sean M, over a year agoRead review
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