10 Hostels in Byron Bay, Australia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Byron Bay, Australia. You can choose from 10 Byron Bay hostels. In total, there are 15 cheap places to stay in Byron Bay such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $23 for a dorm.

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Byron Bay Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Byron Bay, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Byron Bay


(Backpackers Inn On The Beach is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Byron Bay


(The Surf House is the best rated)

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Byron Bay for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Byron Bay for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Byron Bay? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Byron Bay alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Byron Bay. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Byron Bay (no more "I wish I knew this before")

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Byron Bay here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Nimbin Nimbin (38 Km / 24 mi.)
Murwillumbah Murwillumbah (41 Km / 25 mi.)
Coolangatta - Gold Coast Coolangatta - Gold Coast (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Coolangatta Coolangatta (53 Km / 33 mi.)
Broadbeach Broadbeach (70 Km / 44 mi.)
Surfers Paradise Surfers Paradise (73 Km / 46 mi.)
Gold Coast Gold Coast (74 Km / 46 mi.)

FAQ about Byron Bay Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Byron Bay. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Byron Bay. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Byron Bay Hostels

A hostel in Byron Bay costs on average $44 for a dorm. A hostel in Byron Bay with private rooms costs on average $138.

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Wake Up! Byron Bay is the best hostel in Byron Bay for families.

The Surf House is the best rated hostel in Byron Bay for female solo travellers.

Hostelz.com compares prices for 10 hostels in Byron Bay, Australia.

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    The Surf House is the best rated hostel for partying in Byron Bay.
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    Your Packing List for Byron Bay

    Hostel? Check! Now le0t's have at your hostel packing list for Byron Bay and Australia.

    You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

    1. Padlock
    2. Earplugs
    3. Sleeping Mask
    4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
    5. Head Lamp

    These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

    Get your full Packing List here

    Your Packing List for Byron Bay