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Aquarius Backpacker Resort

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Front of property
Outdoor pool
Balcony
Balcony
Flat-screen TV

Overview of Aquarius Backpacker Resort

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

2.5 star property
Adults-only hotel in Byron Bay with outdoor pool and pool bar

8.0/10 Very good

41 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Bar
The price is AU$220
Price available on 15/12/2022
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16 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, 2481

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About this area

Getting around

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

Restaurants

  • Barefoot Brewhouse - 3 min walk
  • Combi - 3 min walk
  • Twisted Sista - 4 min walk
  • Warung Bagus - 4 min walk
  • The Hideout - 4 min walk

About this property

Aquarius Backpacker Resort

Take in the views from the rooftop terrace when you stay at Aquarius Backpacker Resort. The outdoor pool is a great spot to take a dip, and guests can grab a bite to eat at Aquarius Bar & Grill, which serves local cuisine and is open for lunch and dinner. Other features include a poolside bar, a bar/lounge, and a garden. The helpful staff and nice bathrooms get good marks from fellow travelers.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 20 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • The front desk is open daily from 8:00 AM - 5:30 AM
  • Guests will receive an email 48 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • If you are planning to arrive after 9:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

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

Children

  • No cribs (infant beds)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Onsite parking limited

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas
  • Caters to adults only

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–noon
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop

What to do

  • Karaoke
  • Beach nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Facilities

  • Rooftop terrace
  • Garden
  • An outdoor pool

Accessibility

  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Flat-screen television

Home comfort

  • Iron/ironing board (on request)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware, dishes, and utensils

More

  • Housekeeping (on request)

Special features

Dining

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.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Breakfast costs between AUD 7 and AUD 23 per person (approximately)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge of AUD 25 (subject to availability)

Hygiene & cleanliness

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; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

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Frequently asked questions

Does Aquarius Backpacker Resort offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Aquarius Backpacker Resort does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
As of 28 Nov 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Aquarius Backpacker Resort on 18 Dec 2022 start from AU$180, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
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.
Is parking offered on site at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
Yes, there's free self parking. Parking spots may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - 5:30 AM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Late check-out is available for a charge of AUD 25 (subject to availability).
What is there to do at Aquarius Backpacker Resort and nearby?
Have fun with nearby activities like boat tours, fishing, and hiking. Additional recreation nearby includes spelunking and ecotours. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Aquarius Backpacker Resort?
Yes. Nearby restaurants include Barefoot Brewhouse (3-min walk), Combi (3-min walk), and Twisted Sista (4-min walk).
What's the area around Aquarius Backpacker Resort like?
Aquarius Backpacker Resort is located near Main Beach, just a short 7-minute walk from Club Byron and 3 minutes' walk from Combi. Travelers say this hotel is in a good location.

Overall score and ratings

8.0

Very good

7.7/10

Cleanliness

8.5/10

Staff & service

8.6/10

Amenities

7.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.2/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

For $120 per night my room 4a was very good value. The bed was comfy, bathroom was quite large and it had a quirky feel about it that I loved. Also it us will located within a 3 minute stroll to the beach. Also well placed for shops, bars abd restaurants. Great place to stay
Jeremy, 1-night business trip
Verified Wotif guest review

6/10 Good

Great location and easy check in. Staff were a little unfriendly to my partner when he arrived, and the room was not very clean. The spa was not clean and was unpleasant to use.
Hannah, 1-night romance trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Great spot
It was really great. Perfect location near restaurants, cafes and a short walk to the beach. We had a great time. The pool and bar area was awesome, great vibes and friendly staff.
Jasmine, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Awesome - can’t wait until my next visit!
Morgan, 2-night business trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Awsome Hostel
Awsome private room for a hostel. Very limited parking.
Timothy P, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

1-night trip
Verified Wotif guest review

8/10 Very good

Big room, own kitchen, a/c, ceiling fan, balcony, comfortable bed and futon
5-night family trip
Verified Lastminute guest review

8/10 Very good

Nadarasa, 2-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Great value!
Great value for money and location in the heart of town. Walking distance to shops, bars and the beach.
1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Agathe, 3-night trip
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