The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge vs Elements of Byron

Both The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge and Elements of Byron are rated very highly by professional travelers. Overall, Elements of Byron is the choice of most professionals compared to The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge. Elements of Byron comes in at 81 with accolades from 3 publications including Lonely Planet, Mr & Mrs Smith and The Telegraph.

The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge
The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge
7 / 10
Skinners Shoot Rd, Arts Factory Village, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481
From $20 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Laundry Service
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
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Afar Magazine Afar Magazine
"The backpacker haven is one of the most unique hostels you'll find, as there are dozens of types of rooms, including tents, teepees, and even your standard dorm bunks." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"For an archetypal Byron experience, try this rambling mini-city next to a picturesque swamp, 15-minutes' walk from town." Full review
Choose from colourful six- to 10-bed dorms, a female-only lakeside cottage, or a tepee village.
Elements of Byron
Elements of Byron
8 / 10
144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
From $220 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Concierge
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Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Split-level villas are spacious, tasteful and soothing. The main pavilion, pool and restaurant have a relaxed, almost ironic Australian glamour." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
"Australia’s newest beach resort combines impeccable environmental credentials with a lavish dose of bling." Full review
Mr & Mrs Smith Mr & Mrs Smith
"Adventurers, explorers and waterbabies of all sizes: prepare to fall hook, line and sinker for family-friendly Elements of Byron Bay, in beachy, outdoorsy New South Wales." Full review