The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge vs Raes on Wategos

Both hotels are recommended by professional travelers. On balance, Rae's on Wategos is preferred by most professionals compared to The Arts Factory Backpackers Lodge. Rae's on Wategos scores 81 with positive reviews from 3 reviews such as Fodor's, The Telegraph and Travel + Leisure.

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.
Raes on Wategos
Raes on Wategos
8 / 10
8 Marine Parade, Wategos Beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481
From $0 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
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Fodor's Fodor's
"If a high-design boutique hotel is your cup of tea, you'd be hard-pressed to do better than this luxurious Mediterranean-style villa surrounded by a tropical garden." Full review
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"Located on Watego Beach and surrounded by Cape Byron Headland Nature Reserve, this pink Mediterranean-style hotel is more like a luxury guesthouse." Full review
The Telegraph The Telegraph
"This Spanish Mission-style hotel is set in bohemian Byron Bay, above one of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and amidst gardens that are said to have been designed by Salvador Dalí." Full review