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Aquarius Backpackers Motel

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Byron Bay
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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Narvik, Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're going to Byron, want to be social and meet new people, Aquarius is definitely the place to stay. The rooms are big, every room have it's own toilet/shower and a balcony. Best hostel I've stayed on, and the atmosphere is great!

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Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've never been to a backpackers hostel before. I've always been super closed minded about staying in one and the general living conditions. This experience has massively changed my mindset on backpacker hostels. This place is amazing, the environment is great, the staff are super friendly and all the facilities are brilliant. Had a perfect nights sleep, which I was...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this hostel, free dinner every night is good enough but it has good atmosphere, rooms are good and there's a pool aswell. We stayed in a 10-bed dorm, 6 beds upstairs with air con, 4 beds downstairs with a fan. We were upstairs so that was the best. Free dinner is actually quite nice aswell so that saves you...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

3 of us booked this hostel for a night, on our way up to Brisbane, we are backpackers so have been to many different hostels and we were all very disappointed with the customer service we received upon check in. - The lady on reception was very blunt and not welcoming in any way. - the rooms are okay, but...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arriving at the hostel I was very unsure of place itself and felt very uneasy at the fact the rooms are left unlocked and open all of the time. It didn't feel very safe! But after settling in, the hostel had a great vibe, you get used to the rooms being open, just ensure you have put all your personal...

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Thank Tasha H
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The facilities (kitchen, shared facilities) are nice and the hostel has a great social venue with events all across the week. The rooms don't have aircon, only a big fan that makes nights extremely hot in the Summer. Also, wifi is really poor in the rooms even for extra charge

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Thank Bence_Sz
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Especially enjoyed my time at AQ, rooms are spacious and the free meal is always welcomed, the bar is arguably one of the best spots in town for cheap alcohol and a good vibe with excellent bar staff. Towards the end of my long term stay however the general managers of the place made me feel extremely unwelcome and generally...

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Thank Josh A
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2017

really nice rooms, spacious and clean. the bar is so fun and the pool was ideal in the heat. staff were firendly and the travel desk is excellent at helping to plan future trips.very fun activities- for example bingo and jelly wrestling! - i won $50!!! 10/10

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Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed there for 5 days in January and this backpack is very nice. The location is very good, close the beach and the shops. I shared my room with 9 others girls and the bedroom was very clean and spacious, 2 floors ! With your booking you get a free diner every night at the hostel. I recommend this...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Aquarius Backpackers Byron Bay we have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets. From self-contained apartments, budget private rooms and spacious dorm rooms. You should be able to find a room to put your head down and get some rest after a busy day of shopping, surfing and soaking up the unique Byron Bay atmosphere. Free overnight off street parking and free baggage storage (max 12hrs) is available to Aquarius guests. We also have an onsite security guard after hours to help you if any issues should arise or for late check in's. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: RM177 - RM452 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 77
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“the hostel is so cool.. everyone is so friendly.. the only suggestion is bedroom are so warm apart of that everything was great.. activities alla the time, the atmosphere is awesome!! Cant wait to come back.. Me and my friends spend new years and the pool party was amazing.”
 of 5 bubbles JavierAngulo8412, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Keep your area tidy !”
 of 5 bubbles Nicolah37, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Just don't bother!”
 of 5 bubbles 657charlottes, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“earplugs for an early night”
 of 5 bubbles Solotravellernz, 28 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for upstairs as ground floor very noisey and unsecure.”
 of 5 bubbles dustiestjenny, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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