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Antwerp Province, Belgium
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This is such a good hostel. The staff are so genuine and nice. Sometimes the atmosphere of a hostel can be a bit forced, but this hostel was nothing like that. The place also seems to attract really nice guests! The free tour bij Todd is a very big plus!

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Astrid, Thanks for taking the time to write a review. Every guest helps with the overall atmosphere so thank you for adding to it! Great to see you enjoyed the free walking tour also! Safe Travels

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Cape Byron for almost a week having initially planned for a few days. The hostel is really clean and well laid out, the pool is great and generally it's very quiet. Todd did a fantastic free walking tour to the lighthouse on Tuesday morning and we saw heaps of wildlife and got to know Byron from the...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Hayley, Thanks heaps for the great review! You should be a spokesperson for Byron with your go getter attitude! Would love to see you back here again.

Alice Springs, Australia
Reviewed 17 May 2016

My sister and I stayed at the hostel in March. There was a slight problem with our booking, where a website had allowed us to book, despite the property being full. Joel was amazing and made room for us to stay (in the staff quarters) and we were so grateful! Everywhere in town was fully booked, so we would've been...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey there, Thanks for writing a review! So fortunate that we were able to figure out a spot for you guys, normally that situation doesn't come up but great that Joel was able to sort it out. Thanks for your patience, I'm sure it would've been a shock for you guys too! Safe Travels

Auchterarder, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 May 2016 via mobile

The staff were really welcoming and really helpful when we wanted to book different activities and you can be picked up and dropped off at the bus stop in their free shuttle. The rooms were okay but the bedding looked a little tiered. The location of the hostel was brilliant - really close to all the shops, restaurants and the...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Hollie, Thanks for the review! Awesome to hear you had a good time on the walking tour and enjoyed your stay with us also. We'll have a look into the bedding. Safe travels

Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Awesome Hostel. Super close to the sea and has a nice pool. Offers a sweet free walking tour where we saw Dolphins, a shark, turtles, eagle rays and wallabies as well. Can bring your own alcohol back. Definitely recommend it. Cheers for the stay!

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Luke, Awesome review mate! Even better that you got to see all that wildlife on the walking tour! All the best!

Queenstown, New Zealand
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Can't fault this place. Great atmosphere, really clean and great location. Super comfy beds. Plenty of room for storage and free bike and body board hire. Lots of backpacker deals aswell. If your looking for a place to stay just stay here it's great. Would for sure come again!

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

G'day Iolanda, Thanks so much for your kind words! SO happy to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! Welcome back any time!

Zürich
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed the stay at the Cape! The location is just perfect. It's only 2 min from the Beach away and maybe 5 min from the center. The bathroom were clean and the pool is also nice. I stayed in a 10 bedroom female dorm and we had enough space. It can be sometimes a bit louder during the...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Sabina, Thanks for writing a great review! The location is very helpful if you love the ocean that's for sure. Safe travels

Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in February and Byron bay definitely lived up to its chilled and hippy reputation. Evenings chilling on the beach are great, ukuleles and salsa dancing aplenty. YHA were very helpful in terms of booking trips and tours, provide you with towels cooking utensils etc, and my female dorm was full of lovely friendly girls who wanted to...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Casey, Thanks for taking the time to write such a great review! Awesome that you loved the hostel and of course all the great activities Byron has to offer! Shame about the event coordination, normally the venues of the surrounding bars and pubs are the ones that offer rides etc. But nonetheless it's close to stroll down also! Safe...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Great hostel in the centre of town, walkable to beach and shops. Really friendly staff that helped us book a hang-gliding trip and surf lesson. The kitchen is big and there was always space to cook. There is a nice social space to sit downstairs and a big balcony area for eating outside. Good Atmosphere where you could feel you...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Billie, Cheers for the kind words! Awesome that you went hang-gliding and surfing! Safe Travels

Marseille, France
Reviewed 1 May 2016

My experience of the Cape Byron yha goes further than the two weeks staying since i worked there about 6 months for them, being a house keeper and a night manager. I truely loved working and living there, and look at it now as my golden age. The place is rulled by true legends that will do the best they...

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Todd_Cape_YHA, Manager at Cape Byron YHA, responded to this review

Hey Nom, So good to hear from you! You were a fabulous addition to the Cape Byron YHA family! Such a lovely review to get from you! Hope you're doing well Safe Travels

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Make sure you stay in the heart of Byron Bay - backpacker's paradise with superb beaches and scenery and lots of nightlife. Cape Byron YHA is a purpose-built hostel in the centre of town, just 100m to the beach. Relaxed atmosphere with common areas surrounding a large heated pool and BBQ area. Free use of bikes and boogie boards. Cafe, dive centre and seperate TV/reading room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cape Byron YHA

Address: Cnr Byron and Middleton Sts, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $42 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“I booked a 10 girls room and the girls were so nice.”
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“Be nice to the staff and they'll give you lots of secret local tips on what to do in Byron Bay”
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“If you are solo or a in a group, the shared dorms are great to meet people who and go party together.”
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