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Bay Motel

3.0 of 5 Motel   |   12 Bay St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 30 Hotels in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014
Em B Sydney, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I've been to Byron quite a few times and always comment about the great location this ugly duckling has, so this TIME thought would try it. The outside us very 70's , no balconies but the location makes up for it. The inside has been renovated and so is a nice surprise upon opening the front door. beds were very... More

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Walgett
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Great Location, very nice and well appointed room. Close to the major venues. The manager I suspect also washed my elderly Mothers car for her. A very nice gesture. Probably not suitable for a large ute as the parking is (in my mind) more suited to the average sedan. Overall an excellent experience and I will stay again when in... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Stayed for 4 nights - This is the place you want if you need to be within walking distance of restaurants, cafes, shops, beach, markets etc. True, there is no beach view from the rooms, but who cares! Go out and be part of the view - it's literally across the road. You didn't travel to Byron Bay to sit... More

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Brisbane, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Stayed for one night after a trip to The Tweed Regional Gallery. Surprised that the old motel has a refit. Modern, clean and in such a convenient location. Lovely king bed. Great spot to have watched Australia's first game in the Workd Cup. Beach across the road, Beach Hotel next door, fish and chips and great shopping. Would have enjoyed... More

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Paso Robles, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed 3 nights at the Bay motel. The location was perfect, although the noise at night from various parties was really loud. We also were not told from the staff to place the sign on our door if we needed our room cleaned so we didnt get fresh towels until the final day. Otherwise, the staff was very friendly... More

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Hobart, Tasmania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights before Byron Bay Bluesfest. Perfect location for exploring nearby beach, bars and restaurants. Looks ordinary from the outside but the rooms have been done up recently and were above average for this type of accommodation. Loved the king size bed! Sure there is a bit of noise late in the evening but not a... More

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Moore Park Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Chose the Bay Motel for two nights as the bus pick up for the wedding I was attending was over the road at the Surf Club. I knew I would be out of the room for most of my stay, so didn't need a luxury resort. When I opened the front door, I was pleasantly surprised. Fresh, renovated rooms, comfortable... More

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Nancye A, Manager at Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank you and we appreciate your kind review. I am happy to hear you had a great stay with us. I hope you return to the Byron Bay and the Bay Motel soon. More

Melbourne
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

This is a 1960's style motel that has recently had a makeover. Probably more suited to people passing through for a one nighter than long term stay. The 'balcony' is a walkway with a view of a wall and the noisy birds and bin collectors between 5 and 6.30am are quite bad if you like a relaxing sleep in whilst... More

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Nancye A, Manager at Bay Motel, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear your holiday was hampered by bad weather and you had some issues with the property. We hope you return to Byron Bay in the near future. Kind Regards Nancye More

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

Across the road from the beach and walking distance to lost of restaurants etc. This is in the busy hub of byron so very convenient. Small rooms which were clean and tidy. Walls thin so you hear folks in next rooms and others walking past. However, given the rates and location one can overlook this. Gates closed at night and... More

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Nancye A, Manager at Bay Motel, responded to this review

We appreciate you have taken the time to write this review. Unfortunately the rooms do not have beach views although we are directly accross the road from the beach. But we do pride ourselves on the nicely appointed room and our location, location, location. Hope you to see you again soon. Kind Regards Nancye More

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

Rang to book on Thursday for Friday, fully booked but Greg squeezed us in a back room. We asked about parking as we were on motorbikes and he freed up his personal carport for our bikes. Great location straight across from the beach and close to everything. Thanks for the fantastic service.

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Nancye A, Manager at Bay Motel, responded to this review

Thank your for taking the time to write your review. We always try to go above and beyond to make our guests feel comfortable, and their belongs secure. We hope to see you again at the Bay Motel in the near future. Kind Regards Nancye More

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Address: 12 Bay St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Bay Motel 3*
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