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SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay

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100 Binna Burra Rd, Bangalow, New South Wales 2479, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can totally recommend SummerHills for couples wanting to get away from it all. My husband and I celebrated our 23rd wedding anniversary at SummerHills and have come back refreshed and relaxed enough to face another 23 years of wedded bliss! We spent two nights in the private, self-contained Forest Retreat cabin, where we enjoyed our own courtyard, beautiful views... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

My partner and I spent a few nights here to celebrate our one year wedding anniversary. We found the place easy enough with great directions, wonderful welcome! The accommodation was fantastic. Very comfortable. Loved the couples spa :) fresh flowers. We would highly recommend if your after a relaxing stay but close enough to Byron to checkout during the day... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

An excellent experience all round and the staff were an integral part of the many highlights of this venue. Highly recommended. An excellent experience all round and the staff were an integral part of the many highlights of this venue. Highly recommended.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I had wonderful, relaxing stay at SummerHills and got to see a Koala in the wild (or at least his furry butt) which was unexpected. My little cabin was private, very comfortable and spacious. Francesca and Graham looked after my every need without being intrusive, which was much appreciated. You do need a vehicle if you are staying here, because... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Manager at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi Kay, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience of SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay accommodation, we enjoyed meeting you too. Our koala family is growing as we speak and we are proud to say that we currently have one mum, one dad, five joeys from the last five years and this year's little baby on mum's back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The most amazing place we stayed with our 7 year old son we loved it it was the most incredible secluded private paradise. the owners were accommodating pleasant and lovely A++++++ I would definately return

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SummerHillsRetreat, Manager at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear "Mash Family" Our team is so pleased to hear that you enjoyed the seclusion of our beautiful retreat. We are indeed located in a handy spot, within a few minutes of the vibrant village of Bangalow and an easy drive to Byron Bay. Our environment is peaceful and quiet, just perfect for a family getaway. We look forward to... More 

Coolangatta, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My wife and I manage a resort in Coolangatta and we stayed for 4nights just to relax. I would recommend Summerhills Retreat to everyone who wishes to escape the busy life and re-generate your souls. Its peaceful, beautiful valleys that stretch up to the mountain range, and comfortable accommodations. Its a must see if ever driving through Bangalow. Special thanks... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Manager at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Larry & Bronwyn, It was lovely to meet with you both and we are very happy to hear that you loved your 4 day stay at our retreat. SummerHills Retreat is a beautiful and relaxing sanctuary, the perfect place to unplug from daily life. Our uninterrupted views of the NightCap Range mountains are indeed spectacular. We look forward to... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed at Summer Hills late December early Jan. We were so happy to find this place. It is picturesque, tranquil and conveniently located close to the beautiful town of Bangalow. The location of the villas/bungalows meant that we were afforded a lot of privacy. Quite often felt like we were the only guests (we weren't). Scenic drive to Byron... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Manager at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear "Cathy A", We are very happy to have met you and your lovely family and we are thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed your week's stay with us, the beautiful scenic drives throughout the hinterland and also the wonderful eateries in Bangalow which are all world-class. The Byron Bay Hinterland is dotted with delightful pottery and creative studios... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We had the most beautiful secluded week away in early January - the pictures on the website barely do justice to this most idyllic setting. It's only a few minutes away from Bangalow's shops, galleries and cafes, but you'll feel as though you're in an entirely set aside world at Summer Hills. If you're after a very special solitude and... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Owner at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear "AnthonyB8984YY", Thank you for taking the time to share your review of SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay with the TripAdvisor community and we loved meeting with you too. We are so happy to hear you loved your week's stay with us, the serenity, the views of the lush green rolling hills and the local hinterland restaurants which are truly wonderful.... More 

Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I am so pleased that I elected to stay in Summerhill Retreat and not in Byron Bay itself. I woke up every morning to exquisitely beautiful vistas and the sounds of nature. After a beautiful breakfast I generally took trips in different directions, sometimes to Byron Bay using Old Bangalow Road ( thank you for the tip Francesca) thereby avoiding... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Owner at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi "ChibiDavid", thank you for staying with us and thank you for taking the time to share your review with the TripAdvisor community. We agree that SummerHills Retreat is an ideal location in the Byron Bay Hinterland to explore the wider Byron Bay area as there are lots of quaint villages dotted around the hinterland and the coast, all within... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The SummerHills Retreat is located about five minutes drive from the town of Bangalow and about twenty five minutes drive to Byron Bay. Situated in a beautiful countryside setting in the Byron Bay hinterland, there is a main house and two smaller lodges built around an extensive outdoor living space including two barbecue areas and a good sized pool overlooking... More 

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SummerHillsRetreat, Owner at SummerHills Retreat Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi “WhichWayNext”, Thank you for your review, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at SummerHills Retreat last weekend with your group of thirteen friends. We agree that SummerHills Retreat works well when all cabins and villas are booked as a “whole retreat” for a group as there is a large entertaining area around the pool including a... More 

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