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Set 350 feet from Main Beach in Byron Bay's town center, The Surf House offers premium accommodations and a rooftop bar. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and covered parking is available.

The Surf House includes private rooms with attached bathroom as well as unique shared rooms, suitable for couples, groups or solo travelers looking for a getaway in Byron Bay. The guest rooms have undergone a major refurbishment and boast a beach-chic design. Private rooms come with the option of an ensuite, TV, bath towels and your own balcony. The spacious shared rooms include individual secure storage and linens provided.

The hostel features a rooftop bar, which offers an open area complete with artisan rugs and textiles, coastal-style umbrellas as well as trinkets sourced from travels around the world. You can enjoy relaxing and enjoying local Byron Bay brews and freshly made pizzas. Also available are the use of free surfboards for guests, to enjoy the nearby surf at Main Beach.

The property is located in the town's center, just a short walk from a variety of restaurants, bars and cafes.The nearest airport is Ballina Byron Gateway Airport, 14 mi from the property. The Surf House is a convenient short walk from the airport shuttle drop-off point.

This is our guests' favorite part of Byron Bay, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

The Surf House has been welcoming guests since Jan 17, 2017

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Byron Bay, this property has an excellent location score of 9.8!

Private Parking Available On Site


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4 reasons to choose The Surf House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Main Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    600 feet from property
  • Belongil Beach

    Belongil Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    850 feet from property
  • Clarkes Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • Tallow Beach

    Tallow Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Wategos Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Little Wategos Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.5 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Is there air conditioning in the queen bedroom with shared toilet? Thanks
    Hello! All of our rooms are air-conditioned. Thanks for the query and hope to see you soon. Caz, BBBH Reception.
    Answered on November 28, 2019
  • Is it possible to book out a 4 bed dorm for my group of 4? Thanks!
    Hi there, Thank you for your message :) Yeah that should be possible. What dates would like to book a room? Kind regards, Laura BBBH Team
    Answered on November 4, 2019
  • Hello, does this room have air con? Thank you
    Hi, Thank you for your questions. Yes all our rooms have AC, Any other questions let us know. Kind regards, Piet The Surfhouse
    Answered on September 20, 2022
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    Hi, Thank you for your questions. Yes we have rooftop yoga and every night events in the rooftop bar. Any questions let us know. Kind regards, Piet...
    Answered on September 20, 2022
  • hello, il be having a group of 7 people, would it be possible to book an entire dorm for 7 people to stay in the one room? thanks
    The best option would be to book 2x Quads or 8 beds in our 8share dorm.
    Answered on March 9, 2021
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of The Surf House
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Walking tours
  • Evening entertainment
  • Hiking
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 10 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Adults only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Yoga classes
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Dutch
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules The Surf House takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 10:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos The Surf House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that there is a 1.5% charge when you pay with a Visa or MasterCard credit card.

Please note that this property has a strict 'No Party Policy'. Failure to comply with property policies may result in the eviction of guests and the loss of any deposits or payments made.

Please note that this property does not have any policies, procedures or resources in place to accommodate the unique needs of school graduates during the annual 'Schoolies Week' period. It does not have adequate resources to engage qualified security personnel to guarantee the safety, comfort and convenience of school graduate guests during this period.

Group bookings of 4 or more guests are subject to approval and must be booked 7 days prior to arrival. Please contact the property using the contact details found on the booking form for more information.

Please note this property cannot accommodate guests under 18 years of age.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about The Surf House

  • Check-in at The Surf House is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The Surf House offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Yoga classes
    • Happy hour

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from The Surf House.

  • The Surf House is 1,150 feet from the center of Byron Bay.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to The Surf House by:

    • Bus 30min

  • The prices at The Surf House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.