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Nomads Byron Bay Hostel

Byron Bay - New South Wales - Australia

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Stay at Nomads Byron Bay Backpackers

Nomads Byron Bay is a purpose built hostel which boasts a fantastic central location, and is only 3 minutes walk to the beach. Located on Lateen Lane (formerly Lawson Lane) behind the iconic Great Northern Hotel just a 2 minute walk from the bus station, Nomads Byron Bay offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all types of backpackers, travellers and budgets.

Budget conscious travellers will love our Byron Bay Hostel because of the quality of accommodation and the great value. We’ve got everything covered… Relax in your room, chill out on the patio in a hammock, have a BBQ, sit in a hot tub or watch a movie in our cinema lounge or outdoors in the courtyard (weather permitting).

This is one of our busiest hostels. Don’t miss out on a bed BOOK NOW!

Want a bit of luxury? Our Byron Bay Backpackers has Superior King Rooms which feature ensuite bathrooms, fridge, tea & coffee making facilities and plasma TV screens, or choose from a variety of private, shared backpacker dorms or female only dorm rooms.

Hostel Features

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • BBQ
  • Communal kitchen
  • Luggage Storage
  • : Laundry Facilities
  • Onsite Parking
  • : Spas
  • TV Room
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wifi


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Location and contact details

Fantastic central location, and only 3 minutes walk to the beach.

Address: 1 Lateen Lane, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia
Freephone: 1800 666 237
Email: bookings@nomadsbyronbay.com


From Ballina airport: take a shuttle bus from Ballina Airport approx. 30 min, shuttles meet all flights

From bus stop terminal:

walk north up Jonson Street, then turn right down Lateen Lane. We are located behind the Great Northern Hotel

Terms and conditons


Changes and cancellations: Changes can be made up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival, subject to availability. Bookings

cancelled at any time and up to 24 hours prior to the confirmed arrival will result in the loss of the deposit (10% of booking total). Bookings cancelled within 24 hours of arrival and no-shows will incur a 1-night penalty charged to your credit card.

Refer to your booking confirmation for non-accommodation bookings (tours and packages) cancellation policy. Contact the accommodation provider directly to make changes or to cancel your booking using contact details provided on your booking confirmation.

Nomads Byron Bay Conditions

***Groups of 5 or more people must use the group enquiry form (on the right hand side of the group bookings page) for all bookings***

Cancellations made within 48 hours will incur a full charge of the booking. Guests who no show will incur a full charge of the booking

  • Check In – 2pm – Check Out – 10am
  • Reception is open 24 hours
  • Transfers are not included
  • Children under 18 are allowed with legal guardian in private room using existing bedding. No reduction
  • No meals are included

Security – Lockers Nomads Byron Bay provide lockers in room but you need your own padlock

Please Note: For last minute bookings, in periods of high demand, we cannot guarantee that reservations with more than one person will be allocated to the same room. We will however make every attempt to allocate beds in the same room where possible.

Peak Periods Any bookings made during the below dates, require full payment to be made 1 month prior to check in. We will contact you via email to arrange payment, any bookings not settled 1 month prior will be cancelled. During Peak Periods we have a STRICT No cancellations policy.

  • Christmas & New Years – 22nd Dec – 2nd Jan
  • Bluesfest – Dates TBA
  • Splendor – Dates TBA
Sporting Team & Schoolies

Will only accept full room booking for all schoolies & sporting team. Sharing option will not be accepted. All beds in room will have to be paid for.

A $20.00 non- refundable security fee will be paid by each guest on arrival.

We will hold a security bond of $100 per person for all bookings. Bond will be refunded upon satisfactory room inspection.

Your local guide to Byron Bay

Whether you’re a surfer, a lover of sea-life, a beach bunny or a fan of the bohemian (or hippy) lifestyle, Byron Bay is a place you’ll love. When you’ve finished exploring the many beaches Byron Bay has, and you’ve completed the famous walk up to the lighthouse to see if you can spot dolphins from above, have a wander through the town and absorb the bohemian lifestyle and chilled out atmosphere exhibited through unique boutiques, cafes, bars, restaurants and arty shops.


Looking for fun? Want to make a new friend? Keen to see the local sites? We have activities lined up to help you get out and about


In the hostel

7pm - Meet and Greet in the courtyard for games night. Board games, giant Jenga, pool comp, table tennis challenges. At 8.30pm we take all guests out to the Beach Hotel for Reggae night. Free entry.


In the hostel

7-7.30pm - Free BBQ in the courtyard. Travel talk with our travel staff giving info on all local trips, give away prizes on the night. Courtyard will close up at 10pm - Everyone heads out to our recommended bar Woodys Surf Shack


In the hostel

7pm - Bus picks up all guests to take them to Open Mic night at the Brewery. A table is reserved for each hostel. $10 burger meals and discounted drinks.


In the hostel

7pm - Water Pong Tournament.


In the hostel

8pm - Courtyard session with a local DJ. 10pm - Head over to Woody's Surf Shack


In the hostel

6pm - All you can eat pizza for $10 with LIVE entertainment.


In the hostel

4.30pm - Meet in the foyer at reception for the Lighthouse walk and a beach clean on the way back 8pm - Movie night and free popcorn

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