Aquarius Backpacker Resort

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Outdoor pool
Balcony
Balcony
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Aquarius Backpacker Resort

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

2.5 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Social distancing
  • Sheets and towels washed at 60°C
Map
16 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationMain Beach2 min walk
  • Popular LocationArakwal National Park14 min walk
  • Popular LocationClarkes Beach17 min walk
  • AirportBallina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway)28 min drive

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About this area

Byron Bay

Located in Byron Bay, Aquarius Backpacker Resort is near the beach. Bangalow Historical Museum & Tea Rooms and Brunswick Picture House are cultural highlights, and some of the area's landmarks include Cape Byron Lighthouse and Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.

What's nearby

  • Main Beach - 2 min walk
  • Byron Tourist Information Centre - 6 min walk
  • Arakwal National Park - 14 min walk
  • Captain Cook Lookout - 16 min walk
  • Clarkes Beach - 17 min walk

Getting around

  • Mullumbimby Station - 18 min drive
  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • Barefoot Brewhouse - 3 min walk
  • Combi - 3 min walk
  • Twisted Sista - 4 min walk
  • Warung Bagus - 4 min walk
  • The Hideout - 4 min walk

About this property

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

Adults-only hotel with coffee shop/cafe and outdoor pool
This hotel features an outdoor pool, a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, a coffee shop/cafe, laundry facilities and tour/ticket assistance are on-site. All 20 rooms offer flat-screen TVs.
Aquarius Backpacker Resort offers 20 accommodations. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is offered on request and an iron/ironing board can be requested.
Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Limited on-site parking

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11:30 AM: AUD 7-23 per person
  • 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Things to do

  • Karaoke
  • Outdoor pool

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

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  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV

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  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 25

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:30 AM
Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 7 and AUD 23 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 25 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property

Property is also known as

Aquarius Backpacker Resort Byron Bay
Aquarius Backpacker Byron Bay
Aquarius Backpacker
Aquarius Backpacker Byron Bay
Aquarius Backpacker Resort Hotel
Aquarius Backpacker Resort Byron Bay
Aquarius Backpacker Resort Hotel Byron Bay

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 14 out of 36 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 10 out of 36 reviews
4 - Good 28%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 36 reviews
3 - Okay 22%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 36 reviews
2 - Poor 6%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 36 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%

3.7/5

Cleanliness

4.2/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.7/5

Eco-friendliness

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Great location and easy check in. Staff were a little unfriendly to my partner when he arrived, and the room was not very clean. The spa was not clean and was unpleasant to use.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great spot
It was really great. Perfect location near restaurants, cafes and a short walk to the beach. We had a great time. The pool and bar area was awesome, great vibes and friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awesome - can’t wait until my next visit!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Awsome Hostel
Awsome private room for a hostel. Very limited parking.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2021