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05 November 2009

Nomads Byron Bay Wins Golden Backpack Award

Nomads Byron Bay was announced the winner of “Best Hostel in New South Wales" at The Golden Backpack Awards Ceremony held in Sydney last night. The Golden Backpack Awards are the only awards dedicated to the independent travel sector rewarding the companies who work hardest to make backpacking around Australia and New Zealand special.

The winners of TNT's Golden Backpack Awards are voted for by backpackers either through TNT's website www.tntdownunder.com, or through downloadable forms. 2009 is the third year that TNT's Golden Backpack Awards Ceremony has been held.

Nomads Byron Bay 'flashpackers hostel', which opened in January of this year, is located two blocks from Byron Bay beach and right behind the Great Northern Hotel on Lawson Lane, only 150m walk from the Byron Bay bus stop. The property features a variety of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from dorm share to family rooms and deluxe king rooms with fridge, tea/coffee facilities and plasma screen TV's.

The property boasts a large commercial kitchen, common area, alfresco courtyard with BBQ and cinema room. All rooms come fully made up with sheets and duvets and reverse cycle air-conditioning for any time the weather is extreme. 90% of rooms have balconies and the hostel has 24 hour reception, 24 hour internet, a coffee cart cafe and a free to use spa.

About Nomads - Nomads represent a network of 35 backpackers hostels around Australia, New Zealand and Fiji all catering to budget and adventure travelers. A variety of Arrival Packages, Adventure Packages, and Working Holiday packages complete the wide scope of products available to customers and agents.


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