Welcome to The Arts Factory Lodge
Our Byron Bay Backpackers
an essential part of your journey
We invite you to come to our Byron Bay backpackers and relax in our enchanted 5 acre, subtropical haven. Enjoy all our facilities – laze by the pool, swing in the hammocks and soak up the friendly atmosphere for which The Arts Factory Lodge universally famous.
In the 70’s many hippies, local and international artist’s created the ‘Arts Factory Village’! In the 80’s it was an internationally recognized rock and roll venue. The ‘Birthplace’ of much of the fame and spirit of Byron Bay, as a backpackers hostel it still maintains that original spirit today.
The Arts Factory Village was also the birthplace of the East Coast Blues and Roots Festival and is now home to a diverse range of businesses offering a unique selection of accommodation, food, entertainment, arts, health & well-being..
Byron Bay Backpackers Accommodation
Located only 10 minutes walk from the beach we offer a wide range of budget accommodation. There is a free courtesy bus available for pick-up from the bus station, we also run our bus all night so you can go out on the town.
Things to do at The Arts Factory
Our Funky Workshops include Didgeridoo Making and lessons, Crystal healing, reiki and massage, African drumming and Yoga. We also have one off workshops too. Join in a game of table tennis, basketball or volleyball or jump in our swimming pool. Hang out in hip Byron Bay or relax on the spectacular beaches only ten minutes walk away from the hostel.
If you are musically inclined, come and record your songs in paradise at our very own Recording Studio, Buzz Studio! In the evening enjoy DJ’s, Bands at the Byron Bay Brewery or the Zany Talent Show.
We are an integral part of the Arts Factory Village which incorporates the Byron Bay brewery and restaurant, formerly the Historic Buddha Bar, The Byron Lounge Cinema, The Buddha Gardens Day Spa and The Garden Burees – exotic Balinese style luxury accommodation, perfect for a romantic getaway.
Don’t miss the ‘Experience of a Lifetime’ at this Byron Bay hostel.
Come stay with us… Relax, Rejuvenate, Recycle !