Aquarius Backpackers Motel

Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales, 2481, Australia | Hostel
 
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Location

This hostel, located on 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, is near Byron Bay, Go Sea Kayak at Byron Bay, Buddha Gardens Day Spa, and Arakwal National Park.
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          Amenities

          Activities

          • Swimming pool
          • Restaurant
          • Beach
          • Bar/lounge

          Features

          • Wheelchair accessibility
          • Kitchenette
          • Free parking

          General

          • Suites

          Services

          • Shuttle bus service
           

          TravelPod Member ReviewsAquarius Backpackers Motel Byron Bay

          Reviewed by thetwodanielles

          Nice

          Reviewed Feb 18, 2015
          by (11 reviews) N.Ireland/England , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Good place

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by anelson_82

          Fabulous Hostel

          Reviewed Nov 3, 2013
          by (2 reviews) West Wittering , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone visiting Byron Bay. The staff are all efficient, friendly and helpful and the management are excellent. My room (4 bed) was comfy and cleaned every day along with the en-suite bathroom. there is also a sink and draining board that is very handy. The bar has an entertaining array of things happening during the week which include trivia night, Karaoke and a pool comp to name a few. The cafe attached also serves beautiful coffee, breakfast, lunch and dinner and you get 15% off at both the bar and cafe if you show them your aquarius wristband. This hostel was well worth the money and I would come back here in a heartbeat! I do, however, feel that the kitchen could be improved upon. It gets cleaned but the I feel the staff are fighting a loosing battle as other residents were very dirty and inconsiderate of others. As for previous comments I have read on here about the security staff, I feel that they are greatly unfounded. The security at Aquarius is excellent with someone on site all night doing walk abouts' and checking that everything is OK. They are professional, considerate and very tolerant. Thank you Aquarius for making my stay in Byron Bay an amazing one.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by harrierbrady

          One Of My Favourite hostels so Far

          Reviewed Mar 11, 2013
          by (1 review) Birmingham , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Brilliant hostel, great atmosphere, amazing rooms, decent food. good distance from town centre

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by hannahandsam

          Aquarius

          Reviewed Nov 29, 2012
          by (10 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Backpackers motel

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by travelbug15

          Still a good spot

          Reviewed Feb 11, 2012
          by (1 review) Toronto , Canada Flag of Canada

          The Aquarius has a great location, close to the beach and right in the centre. Their large rooms don't make you feel like you're sharing it with 7 other people. The balconies in each room make it very easy to socialize with your dorm mates as well. The bar is also a cool spot to hang out until you continue the party elsewhere.
          The only minor issues:
          There is only 1 bathroom to share for a room with 8 people.
          One of the ladies behind reception who was always grumpy and had a chip on her shoulder.
          Also a little annoying is that they wouldn't give out the stamp to get into the other bars until after midnight which made them useless...tip: try and ask for the stamps after you buy a drink but make sure you get it early.

          Other than that, the hostel is great and I'd definitely head back there again when I visit Byron!

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          Reviewed by mathew-sarah

          Aquarius

          Reviewed Sep 26, 2011
          by (12 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

          Cool place. Great bar - nice rooms.

          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Aquarius Backpackers Motel Byron Bay

          4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
           

          Travel Blogs from Byron Bay

          Byron Bay, and Brisbane (briefly)

          A travel blog entry by alanv on Nov 04, 2008

          15 photos

          And here is my last entry before heading back to Sydney for the last few days and Jo's flight home. The pictures are all up on the board from the last two entries - Whitsundays, Fraser Island, and now Byron Bay. I'll have all my pictures up on facebook properly after Christmas.

          On our first day in Byron, we met up with Junayd, Tamsyn, and …

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