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Outdoor pool, pool loungers
In-room safe, WiFi, linens
In-room safe, WiFi, linens
In-room safe, WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.7/5 Good
178 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Parking included
  • Restaurant
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available


Explore the area

Popular LocationByron Tourist Information Centre11 min walk
Popular LocationMain Beach17 min walk
Popular LocationCaptain Cook Lookout4 min drive
AirportBallina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway)31 min drive

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  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDouble Room, Shared Bathroom
  • Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room, Shared Bathroom
  • 10 Bed Female Cottage

    Room amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details10 Bed Female Cottage
  • 4 Bed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details4 Bed Dorm
  • 10 Bed Dorm: Surf Shack

    Room amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details10 Bed Dorm: Surf Shack
  • 6 Bed Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details6 Bed Dorm
  • 6 Bed Female Dorm

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More details6 Bed Female Dorm

About this area

Byron Bay

Located in Byron Bay, Arts Factory Lodge is near the beach. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Main Beach and Tallow Beach. Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens and Macadamia Castle are also worth visiting. Take the opportunity to explore the area for outdoor excitement like hiking/biking trails.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Byron Tourist Information Centre - 11 min walk
  • Main Beach - 17 min walk
  • Arakwal National Park - 19 min walk
  • Captain Cook Lookout - 4 min drive
  • Clarkes Beach - 7 min drive

Getting around

  • Mullumbimby Station - 21 min drive
  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 47 min drive


  • Cafe and Juicebar — 1 min walk

About this property

Arts Factory Lodge

Adults-only lodge with free area shuttle and restaurant
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a health club are available at this lodge. Free self parking and a free area shuttle are also provided. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli are on-site. All 50 rooms offer wireless Internet access (surcharge), in-room massages and safes.
Arts Factory Lodge offers 50 forms of accommodation with a safe. In-room wireless Internet access is available for a surcharge. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (AUD 4 per hour)
  • Available in some public areas: WiFi (AUD 4 per hour)

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking
  • Free local area shuttle

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily: AUD 6-28 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Arcade/game room
  • Basketball
  • Billiards/pool table
  • Health club
  • Outdoor pool
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • Arcade/game room
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Free local area shuttle
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • German
  • Italian


  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Linens


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower

Food and drink

  • Shared kitchen access


  • In-room massage
  • Safe



Check-in between 2 PM and 9 PM


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

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 6 and AUD 28 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: AUD 4 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 4 per hour (rates may vary)

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.
    Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

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

Property is also known as

Arts Factory Lodge Byron Bay
Arts Factory Lodge
Arts Factory Byron Bay
Arts Factory
The Arts Factory Backpackers Hotel Byron Bay

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Arts Factory Lodge and receive a full refund?
Yes, Arts Factory Lodge offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Arts Factory Lodge cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at this lodge?
Check-in is from 2 PM to 9 PM.
What time is check-out at this lodge?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is this lodge located?
Situated near the beach, this lodge is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cumbebin Swamp Nature Reserve and Main Beach. Tallow Beach and Wategos Beach are also within 3 miles (5 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Arts Factory Lodge

5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Awesome vibe and energy. Great food and bery clean amenities

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Chilled atmosphere, awesome staff very friendly,hot showers and heaps of facilities, games and great food at the cafe. I will be keen for a longer stay in the future

Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
  • Disliked: Cleanliness
Very social and comfortable

Interesting vibe, lots going on at the lodge and can see why it’s so popular. We had a private room with tea & coffee and it was pretty nice. The bathrooms were not in a great state which you’d expect from a busy hostel but 2 blocked toilets for a good portion of the day. One fridge was out so everyone’s food was crammed into the two remaining ones, not helped by leaking liquids on the top shelf running into everyone else’s food, but that’s more a guest comment than the hostel. The staff were great and it was awesome to have a shuttle to the bus stop!

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019


  • Liked: Staff & service

It was loud at night from the neighboring brewery. The double rooms on the ground floor had little natural light and were very narrow. The opening of the room door was very cumbersome to open with an app and mobile phone. The app often did not work because the WIFI reception was very bad. The manual code entry was bad. But the Pool was awesome.

Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2019