Nomads Byron Bay

1 Lawson LaneByron Bay2481Australia
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About Nomads Byron Bay

Tucked down a back street, this trendy little hostel in the centre of town is just a three minute walk from Byron Bay’s famed sandy beach. In addition to its handy location, Nomads Byron Bay also boasts two hot tubs and free bodyboard hire.

Straightforward dormitory rooms (mixed and female-only) feature bunk beds and lockers. Some dorms have shared bathrooms; others have en-suite facilities. Private rooms with flat-screen TVs, balconies, and closets are also available. All accommodations provide free linen.

Amenities include a TV/game room, a cinema lounge, and a large patio with hammocks and a barbecue. There’s also a specialist travel shop on-site. Laundry facilities and parking are offered for a fee.

A modern communal kitchen with plentiful freezer space is available for guest use. Numerous eateries, including the laid-back ‘Sticky Wicket’, are located close by.

Nomads Byron Bay  is a mile from Arakwal National Park and two miles from Cape Byron Lighthouse.


1 Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, 2481, Australia
Telephone: +61(2)66807966 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Deck chairs / Sun loungers
  • Express check-in / out
  • Hotel safe
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • PC with internet
  • Supermarket
  • Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • Wellness centre / Spa
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Wellness / Spa

  • Whirlpool / Hot tub


  • Wheelchair accessible

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 10:00

Positive Reviews

Really friendly vibe throughout

Numerous guests have said they loved the highly sociable atmosphere at this hostel. The cool patio area, with its super-cool hammocks and hot tubs is evidently the best place to hang out and make new friends.

Helpful staff do a great job

As well as being infectiously enthusiastic, the staff here do a rather good job of keeping everything ticking over in a largely positive and orderly fashion. Many visitors appreciated how they provided a range of fun activities to take part in every day.

Location couldn't be more convenient

It's clear to see why the vast majority of travellers who've stayed here have fallen in love with the hostel's location: it's super-easy to walk to the beach and there are loads of shops, restaurants and bars really close by.

Negative Reviews

In-room Wi-Fi isn't the best

Many visitors have complained about the Wi-Fi provision here and not just because it isn't complimentary either. The main gripe is that, even if you pay for the Wi-Fi provided, you're not guaranteed to get a decent signal in your room.

Tired interiors need some TLC

It has been observed that some of the hostel's interiors are in need of refurbishing.  The grubby corridors and somewhat musky smelling dorm rooms have impressed very few travellers.

Partying can be an issue at night

A great many visitors didn't like the fact that they were woken during the night because other guests were partying in the corridors and, at times, in the rooms.

Rating Overview

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7.8 /10
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    7.8 /10
7.8 out of 10 based on 1811 reviews