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1 room, 2 adults

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

2.5-star2.5 stars
16 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481, Australia

Adults-only hotel with outdoor pool, near Main Beach
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
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  • Aquarius is the best hostel to stay in Byron Bay, very friendly staff and a very…Aug. 21, 2019
  • The wonderful helpful and honest people working here..May 5, 2019

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

from A$109
  • Deluxe Motel Room
  • The Spa Suite
  • Double Bed With Ensuite (F4)
  • Double Bed with Shared Bathroom (F3)
  • Twin Room with Shared Bathroom (F1)
  • Double Bed and Single Bed with Shared Bathroom (F2)
  • Twin Bed with Shared Bathroom (F5)

What’s around Aquarius Backpacker Resort


  • Main Beach - 9 min walk
  • Tallow Beach - 25 min walk
  • Wategos Beach - 28 min walk
  • Arakwal National Park - 5 min walk
  • Byron Tourist Information Centre - 6 min walk
  • Belongil Beach - 10 min walk
  • Cumbebin Swamp Nature Reserve - 12 min walk
  • Cape Byron State Conservation Area - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 28 min drive
  • Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 47 min drive
  • Mullumbimby Station - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 20 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-9:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking (limited)

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Caters to adults only
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Cooked-to-order breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Poolside bar
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Ceiling fan
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV

Special features


Aquarius Bar & Grill - This restaurant specializes in local cuisine and serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

The Rocks at Aquarius - This café specializes in local cuisine and serves breakfast and lunch.

Aquarius Backpacker Resort’s small print

Also known as

  • Aquarius Backpacker Resort Byron Bay
  • Aquarius Backpacker Byron Bay
  • Aquarius Backpacker
  • Aquarius Backpacker Byron Bay
  • Aquarius Backpacker Resort Hotel
  • Aquarius Backpacker Resort Byron Bay
  • Aquarius Backpacker Resort Hotel Byron Bay


Guests can rest easy knowing there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards on site.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Optional extras

Breakfast costs between AUD 7 and AUD 23 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Aquarius Backpacker Resort

  • Does Aquarius Backpacker Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Aquarius Backpacker Resort does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
    Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
  • Is there a pool at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM.

Recent reviews

Good 7.6 From 27 reviews

Very good 8.0
very good location, but because it is a backpacker stay - it was pretty loud at night. Though would be great for people looking for parties.
Oleg, au3 night romance trip
Fair 4.0
Very very noisy . I had a private room but I could hear people talking , showering in theirs . It's a backpacker hostel so I expected noise but not this much . I wouldn't stay again. I would pay more elsewhere .
dave, us1 night trip
Fair 4.0
Generally ok but unfortunately it was very noisy until 11pm and was short-changed at the bar
gb1 night romance trip

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

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