Best Byron Bay accommodation to book in 2020
Find the best hotels, hostels and other places to stay whether you’re on a budget, looking for luxury or bringing your furry friends along.
Catering to backpackers, bigwigs and everyone in between, Byron Bay may be a small beach town of about 10,000, but it comes packed with accommodation options suited for any traveller.
Within easy reach by car or plane from most of the east coast, Byron Bay is the ultimate beach destination, complete with whale watching (from June to November), perfect surf conditions and a lush hinterland.
Bring drivable from southern Queensland and cities in New South Wales, if you're down for a bit of a road trip, make the area an ideal spot for pet-friendly holidays. A host of Byron Bay accommodations allow you to bring the whole brood along.
If you're after a luxury escape, the region is also home to a healthy selection of upscale and boutique hotels, as well as a few hatted restaurants to boot.
Today's best hotel deals available in Byron Bay
Up to 56% off Australia stays
Available on stays until December 2020. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Cairns, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 30% off last minute Australia stays
Available stays until October 2020 in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, Adelaide, Brisbane, Newcastle, Rockhampton and more.
Up to 60% off Australia-wide stays + Extra 8% off with code
Available on select dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Canberra, Newcastle and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 20% off Australia stays + Extra 10% off with code
Available on select stays dates until 30 June 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Gladstone, Townsville, Adelaide, Glenelg and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 66% off Australia stays
Available on stays until May 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth, Brisbane, Adelaide, Sunshine Coast and more. T&Cs apply.
Extra 8% off on hotel bookings
Save on hotel stays before 31 December 2020 in Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Fiji, Thailand, Singapore, USA and more. Available at select hotels.
Extra 9% off hotel bookings
Valid on select hotel stays worldwide like Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Thailand, USA, Europe and more on all dates, including over holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Eve. Some restrictions apply.
Up to 38% off Australia hotels
Available on select 2020 dates and hotels. Destinations include Perth, Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Newcastle, Port Stephens and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 70% off holidays
Book holidays to Thailand, Bali, Fiji, Maldives, Vietnam and across Australia at up to 70% off. Earn 1 Qantas Point per $1 spent. T&Cs apply.
Up to 15% off Australia stays
Available on stays until 4 January 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Adelaide and more.
Australia stays from $54/night
Available on select 2020 dates across Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns, Brisbane, Perth and more. Sample fare is for a stay at McSweeney Ranch Casino. T&Cs apply.
Up top 15% off Australia hotels
Available on stays until 4 January 2021 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Perth and more.
Up to 29% off 2-night Byron Bay retreat for 10
Available on stays until 1 September 2021. Includes bottle of wine on arrival, breakfast hamper filled with delicious local produce and late check out. T&Cs apply.
Western Australia getaway from $384/night
Available on stays from September - October 2020, including school holidays, at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River Region Hotel. T&Cs apply.
Up to 15% off Western Australia stay + Extra 10% off members
Available on select dates until June 2021, including school holidays, at Nesuto Geraldton. Minimum of 3 nights stay required. T&Cs apply.
Australia beach holidays from $77/night
Available on select stay dates in 2020 and 2021. Destinations include Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Melbourne and more. Sample stay is at private beach cottage in South Greenough, Western Australia. T&Cs apply.
Australia hotel package deals from $70
Available on select stay dates until December 2021. Destinations include Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane, Hobart, Adelaide, Blue Mountains, Launceston and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 30% off South Australia stays
Available on stays until 30 June 2021 when you sign up to Oaks Discovery. Destinations include Adelaide, Glenelg and more. T&Cs apply.
Earn 2,500 bonus points on Australia stays
Available on stays until 18 October 2020 for members who register for the special offer. Plus a one-time bonus of 5,000 additional points after the third paid stay.
Up to 20% off Australia stays
Available on stays until 31 December 2020 in Hunter Valley, Broome, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Sydney, Box Hill and more.
Up to 13% off Australia getaway packages + Extra 10% off with code
Available on select travel dates to Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Blue Mountains, Cairns, Canberra and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.
10% off stays in Australia and New Zealand
Valid for My Oaks members. Membership is free and also entitles guests to late check-out and complimentary Internet use. T&Cs apply.
Up to 25% off worldwide hotels
Available on select dates in Las Vegas, London, Paris, Australia, New Zealand and more.
Australia hotels from $39/night
Available on select stay dates in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Tasmania and more. Sample rate is for a stay at BASE Brisbane Uptown.
Up to 25% off Australia stays
Available for travel until 31 December 2020 when you 2 nights or more. Prepayment required. Destinations include Sydney, Adelaide, Cairns, Canberra and more. T&Cs apply.
5% off hotel bookings
Available on your first Trip.com pre-paid hotel booking. Discount available worldwide including in Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Thailand, Fiji, US, UK and more.
Australia stays from $85/night
Available on select 2020 dates across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and more. Sample accommodation is at Maisie's Cottage Busselton. T&Cs apply.
Byron Bay stays from $40 per night
Valid for travel on select dates from July 2020 onward. Sample fare is a hostel near Byron Bay Centre. Destinations include Tallow Beach, Hinterland and more. T&Cs apply.
Extra 8% off stays
Save on hotel stays from 1 April 2020 - 30 June 2021 in Australia, New Zealand, Bali, Fiji, Thailand, Singapore, USA and more. Available at select hotels.
Byron Bay stays from $68/night
Available on select 2020 dates. Sample accommodation is at Arts Factory Lodge. T&Cs apply.
Byron Bay stays from $61/night
Available on select stay dates in 2020. Sample rate is for a stay at Nomads Byron Bay Hostel.
15% off international stays
Must be aged 55+ and proof to be presented at check-in. Available on select hotels in Australia, Athens, New Orleans, Las Vegas and more. T&Cs apply
Up to 10% off stays
Valid on select dates when booked between 2 and 30 days in advance and prepaid at time of booking. Available at locations across Australia and New Zealand.
Where are the best places to stay in Byron Bay?
Best cheap accommodation in Byron Bay
With many of Byron Bay's attractions, like the beach and walking track up to the Cape Byron Lighthouse being free, pairing these with some cheap accommodation in Byron Bay can help you keep your holiday on a tight budget.
We considered user reviews and nightly prices when recommending these stays and found that booking private rooms in hostels, like Backpackers Holiday Village, can get you a hotel-style room for a budget price.
Our top picks for cheap Byron Bay accommodation: Backpackers Holiday Village, Wake Up Byron Bay, Byron Springs
Backpackers Holiday Village
Wake Up Byron Bay
Best Byron Bay luxury accommodation
Although a haven for backpackers, there's a healthy selection of upmarket accommodation available in Byron Bay, unfortunately often with price tags to match. Crystalbrook Collection's The Byron at Byron and MGallery's Hotel Elements of Byron are just a couple of the luxury Byron Bay accommodation options on offer. They typically go for about $350+ per night.
If you're looking for luxury on a budget, keep an eye on sites like Luxury Escapes and Groupon's travel section. While the hotels and resorts listed do frequently change and are only available for a limited time, you can bag a bargain of 50% or more off regular pricing. Plus, those sites tend to throw in extras to sweeten the deal, like complimentary breakfast, parking or late check-out.
Our top picks for Byron Bay luxury hotels: Hotel Elements of Byron, The Villas of Byron, Victoria's at Wategos
Elements Of Byron - MGallery by Sofitel
The Villas of Byron
Victoria's at Wategos
Best pet-friendly Byron Bay accommodation
With five dog-friendly beaches in the area, Byron Bay holidays have no reason to be pet-free.
In terms of places to stay, most pet-friendly Byron Bay accommodation is found on sites like Airbnb and Stayz, but some hotels and resorts, like the Byron Bay Rainforest Resort, do allow pets to stay. If your pet does need space to run around, make sure to consider the outdoor space or balcony at the property. Pet-friendly campgrounds and caravan parks could also be a good option, with easy access to the outdoors.
Our top picks for pet-friendly Byron Bay accommodation: Byron Bay Rainforest Resort, Shambhala @ Byron, Byron Holiday Park
Byron Bay Rainforest Resort
Shambhala @ Byron
Byron Holiday Park
Best Byron Bay hinterland accommodation
It's tucked away from beaches, but with restaurants catering fresh produce and national parks boasting lush rainforests and waterfalls, you'll soon forget all about the ocean. Sneak away into a cabin in the woods or a luxe villa with these Byron Bay hinterland accommodation options.
Our top picks for Byron Bay hinterland accommodation: Cape Byron Retreat, Murwillumbah YHA, Silk Pavilions
Cape Byron Retreat
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Alternate Byron Bay accommodation options
If you prefer to self-cater your holiday (and take advantage of all the fresh, North Coast produce), are looking for a bit more privacy or want a home away from home, there are plenty of alternative accommodation options available in Byron Bay, including Airbnb, Stayz, caravan parks and campsites.
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