Byron Bay's neighbour has the same charm, minus the stars.
The check-in counters have changed little in the upgrade, but who needs them when online check-in is so easy?
The pool, the views and the pavilions make this a hinterland highlight in the Byron Bay region.
With dwarf palm trees edging the pool and cane chairs dangling from the veranda, the place seems to murmur "oasis".
Beaching, brunching and boho hair buns – I can get use to this so called Byron Bay life.
If it's been a while since you stayed at a "youth hostel" you're in for a few surprises.
A fancier version of home while exploring the best that Byron's hinterland has to offer.
Attracting surfers and holidaymakers, Byron is a tick-all-boxes destination for beach getaways. Blessed with perennially sunny weather, its superb beaches and small-town feel have attracted an artsy community with a hippy edge. Come to relax, peruse galleries, hit the beach, sit back in a cafe and people watch, take part in one of its annual festivals or eat at one of its notoriously good restaurants.