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Bay Motel

12 Bay St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Close to the beach - yes. Friendly staff- yes. Clean sheets - yes. But...... I find little signs telling me how to clean offensive, especially when the kitchen doesn't have a sink, and the drying pad is black with mould, and the towels... weren't fit for a dog!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Never again. The people who run this place are so awful. I felt bullied and harassed by them the whole time. I can not recommend this place to anyone. It has taken me a while to write this review as I just wanted to put the whole experience behind me. But I think its important people know what goes on... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Extremely friendly staff that could not do enough to help, they made our stay absolutely fabulous. The location was perhaps best in town being opposite the beach and short stroll to main street. I can't wait to stay again.

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first experience of staying in a motel, and although from the outside the motel doesn't look so promising, we had a very warm welcome and found our room to be spotless. We ate breakfast in the room, but the facilities probably do not extend themselves to cooking an evening meal. We would very happily stay here again.

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Ipswich, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this motel is perfect for a weekend getaway with your friends. Its close to evertything and it's got a great vibe. The managers were lovely and very accomodating, especially in regards to cleanliness and the car parking because we brought 2 cars. It's walking distance to everything. The one thing we loved was that it was so close... More 

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Burleigh Heads, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Room was a great value & such a great location. Traveled with 4 girlfriends & the room was large & clean, the beds were also comfortable. We stayed on a Friday night & didn't have any issues with noise.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bay Motel is very conveniently situated in the town to the beach. The parking is handy for visitors. The rooms are roomy with nice big king beds. They were well presented with a handy kitchenette including the basics required to cater for yourself if you don't want to eat out at the very expensive restaurants. The only problem we encountered... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location but unfortunately the place next door is very loud, especially on weekend nights. There appears to be no sound proofing at all so prepare to have little sleep, as you can hear the conversations of people on the footpath and in all of the neighbouring rooms. It didn't help that a biker gang also stayed in the motel... More 

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Cheney, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have stayed here 2 times and loved it each time! The host are very kind and make your stay comfortable! The rooms are in mint condition, don't let the outside appearance fool you! We will be booking for a third time soon! It's great walking outside and having the beach at your front door!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have a government job that sees me deployed to regional locations at very short notice. I booked at the last moment and stayed two nights at the Bay motel. It goes without saying that the location is spectacular. If it were any closer to the beach, the high tide would have wet the bed sheets. My room was very... More 

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