Byron Bay Yha

7 Carlyle StreetByron Bay2481Australia
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About Byron Bay Yha

Located less than a ten-minute walk from the beach, Byron Bay Yha offers budget-friendly backpacker accommodation along Byron Bay’s coastline.

Accommodation options include twin and double rooms alongside single and mixed gender dorm rooms. All rooms are equipped with fans and include clean sheets, secure locker storage and access to shared bathrooms.

The property features a heated outdoor pool, barbecue facilities and a communal kitchen. There is also a games room and lounge area where guests can relax and socialise. A free Wi-Fi hotspot is available and on-site boogie board and bicycle hire are also offered.

Local cafes and restaurants are a few minutes’ walk away from the hostel.

Byron Bay Yha is a 15-minute walk away from Arakwal National Park. The Byron Bay lighthouse is 40-minutes’ walk away and the hostel offers a free group walking tour to this location twice a week.


7 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay, 2481, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)66858853 | Fax: +61(2)66856766 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Airport shuttle
  • Computer with internet
  • Concierge
  • Deck chairs / Lounge chairs
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Parking garage
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Fan
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Internet
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms


  • Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Central location close to the beach

The hotel is centrally located with local cafes, restaurants and bars being within five-minutes’ walk, and the nearest beach is less than ten-minutes’ walk away. For guests who wish to self-cater there is also an Aldi and Woolworths supermarket nearby.

Great, homely facilities

This hostel offers a number of amenities to ensure guests have a relaxed and comfortable stay, including a heated outdoor pool and sun deck area as well as hammocks to lie in. In doors there is a spacious TV room with couches and a pool table. Boogie boards and bicycle hire and also available so that guests can better explore the local area. A well equipped communal kitchen is available for guests who wish to self cater.

Friendly and relaxed atmosphere

The staff are friendly and help to create a social and inclusive atmosphere for guests by organising weekly on-site activities as well as free group walking tours to the Byron Bay lighthouse. Guests commented that the staff and interacting with other guests contributed to a pleasant and relaxed stay.

Negative Reviews

Poor Wi-Fi service

While a free Wi-Fi service is available, the connection is not reliable, sometimes slow and can only be accessed in the common areas. A paid-for Wi-Fi service is available though some guests found it to be expensive.

Cleanliness can be improved

With numerous people using the shared bathrooms, guests have complained that the facilities were not as clean as they could be at all times.

Air conditioning is not provided

The hostel is not equipped with air conditioning and guests warned that you’re likely to be uncomfortable during hot weather and it may be difficult to sleep at times.

Rating Overview

Rating trivago Rating Index based on 524 reviews across the web
8.6 /10
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    8.2 /10
8.6 out of 10 based on 524 reviews