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3.7/5 Good
174 reviews

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free parking
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Map

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Byron Community Market
    10 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Byron Tourist Information Centre
    11 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Club Byron
    17 min walk
  • Airport
    Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway)
    29 min drive

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1800 809 285
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

    • 8 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • 10 Bed Female Cottage

    Room Amenities

    • 50 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 4 Bed Dorm

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

    • 33 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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  • 6 Bed Dorm

    Room Amenities

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

    Room Amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
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About this area

Byron Bay

Located in Byron Bay, Arts Factory Lodge is near the beach. Cape Byron Lighthouse is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Main Beach and Clarkes Beach. Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens and Macadamia Castle are also worth visiting.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Byron Community Market - 10 min walk
  • Byron Tourist Information Centre - 11 min walk
  • Main Beach - 17 min walk
  • Club Byron - 17 min walk
  • Captain Cook Lookout - 4 min drive

Getting around

  • Mullumbimby Station - 19 min drive
  • Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta) - 47 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Cafe and Juicebar – Café with a bar. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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. This Byron Bay lodge provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Guests have access to shared bathrooms.

Property amenities

Internet

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
Free local area shuttle
Laundry facilities
Outdoor pool
Snack bar/deli

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Dutch
English
German
Italian

Outdoors

Garden
Picnic area
Terrace

Accessibility

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
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

Room amenities

Bathroom

Shared bathroom

More

In-room massage
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM - 9 PM

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Pets

  • 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

Mastercard
Visa

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 are 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
5 - Excellent
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4 - Good
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3 - Okay
42
2 - Mediocre
16
1 - Poor
7
3.3
Cleanliness
3.8
Service and Staff
3.3
Amenities
3.4
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

3/5

  • 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

3/5

  • Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Too noisy, specially during the night. It's hard to fall sleep when the guests party until late night

Stayed 2 nights in Oct. 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

A cute, homey and cosy community

Stayed for 3 nights as part of a solo trip. Overall stay was great! Staff are extremely helpful and friendly. Lots of fun activities everyday, open space, kitchen area and awesome pool. Stayed in a 6 bedroom dorm, smaller than expected but the bed was super comfortable. I didn't sleep too well the first night as it was really cold but the reception is happy to provide extra comfy blankets for free. In terms of the cleanliness - its not as disgusting/dirty as some of the other reviews claim and is pretty much what you expect from a backpacker hostel full of young adults. The workers do a great job of consistently cleaning the toilets and showers every morning. My biggest complaint would be the noise levels at night, but again its to be expected with the Byron night life/party scene and isn't necessarily the hostel's fault. Also, its a 10 minute walk from the town but they do provide a shuttle service in the day. Overall a great stay and would recommend as an affordable place to stay with good vibes!

Stayed 3 nights in Oct. 2019

1/5

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

The Expedia site said there was a hot tub , THERE IS NO HOT TUB , the shower drain clogged up and I had water filling up the shower floor like a bath tub all The hooks to Hang your towels on the back of the door we’re broken, no where dry or clean to put your clean stuff after you have your shower ... I was told I could stay for $15 a night if I pay a week stay on check in , then when I checked out and confirm the $15 per night for 7 nights stay 2ic said no that’s wrong and I had to inform her I was told this on check in. And on top of all That when I went to go check out and explained all this to the 2ic she had a rude attitude about all this and said what do you expect me To do about all this... will never stay again and would not recommend to anyone, I usually do reviews but I can’t do one on this place as it would be a bad review And I rather talk to 2ic so they can improve on these things

Stayed 1 night in Sep. 2019

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