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Located in Byron Bay town center, Byron Bay YHA offers backpacker accommodations just 1,300 feet from Main Beach. It features an outdoor swimming pool, a tropical garden and games room. Guests enjoy free WiFi in communal areas.

The extended boutique-style hostel features air-conditioned, private and share rooms with attached bathroom. Guests can relax in the renovated outdoor dining area or make use of the extended kitchen and BBQ facilities.

Guests can borrow surfboards and bodyboards. Luggage can be securely stored in the locker room. Contemporary artworks and graffiti walls by Australian artists can be enjoyed throughout the hostel.

Guests can enjoy free off road parking or secure parking for an additional charge.

Byron Bay YHA is located 500 feet from the coach terminal. It is less than 5 minutes’ walk to bars, cafes and restaurants.

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

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Byron Bay YHA has been welcoming guests since Jul 1, 2011
Hotel chain/brand: Youth Hostels Association

Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Byron Bay, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!

Private Parking Available On Site


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Byron Bay YHA

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

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Belongil Beach

    Belongil Beach

    8.9 Excellent beach
    2,250 feet from property
  • Clarkes Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    3,950 feet from property
  • Tallow Beach

    Tallow Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,950 feet from property
  • Wategos Beach

    9.3 Wonderful beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Little Wategos Beach

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    1.6 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
  • Another question, shall we have a booking for parking spot ?
    Hi. We have a free car park with 10 parking spots that operates firs in first served. We also have an underground secure car park which you need to r...
    Answered on March 7, 2021
  • G’day Have you got private rooms with en-suite for 06/11/20-09/11/20 Also I can’t walk up steps due to knee surgery, have you got a lift ? Cheers
    Hi. Yes we have a lift. Kind regards, Jonas
    Answered on September 30, 2020
  • I recently unbooked with you guys and I had free cancellation why am I charged $202.50
    the refund may be on it's way. i would need more information like you last name in order to check
    Answered on October 19, 2020
  • Hey! My friends and I have taken much interest in your property. We are a lovely bunch of 6 girls, all over the age of 18. We were wondering if you'd...
    Hi Jamie, Thanks for your question. We would love to have you stay with us however this years (2021) schoolies is already booked out. Miranda
    Answered on July 28, 2021
  • Hi, since I’m living in Brisbane, if there’s a lockdown prior or during my booking, am I able to cancel my booking for free?
    Hi. We deal with each reservation individually as restrictions varies so much depending on state and booking conditions. Kind regards, Byron Bay ...
    Answered on April 4, 2021
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Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Byron Bay YHA
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Private parking is available on site (reservation is needed) and costs AUD 20 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Tour desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Visual aids (tactile signs)
  • Visual aids (Braille)
  • Lowered sink
  • Wheelchair accessible
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Saltwater pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules Byron Bay YHA takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 8:00 PM


8:30 AM - 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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

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 Byron Bay YHA accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Guests arriving outside reception opening hours can check in using the hotel's check-in machine. To receive the password, please contact the hotel prior to arrival using the contact details found on the booking confirmation.

Please note that children are welcome at this property, but cannot be accommodated in the shared dormitory rooms.

Guests under the age of 17 can only check in with a parent or designated guardian, who must have written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Children aged 17 will need a letter from a parent or official guardian to stay in the private rooms. This includes school groups.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

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 Byron Bay YHA

  • Check-in at Byron Bay YHA is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Byron Bay YHA is 800 feet from the center of Byron Bay.

  • The nearest beach is 1,300 feet from Byron Bay YHA.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

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

  • Byron Bay YHA offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach
    • Swimming pool