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Shambhala@Byron

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14 Childe St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Hobart, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful, well appointed accomodation with excellent facilities ( including barbecue, sun lounges, hammock, sauna, steam room and spa bath ) and access to a stunning beach. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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Denpasar, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

From the moment we arrived we were greeted with happiness and open arms. Jo, the owner of this magical place took us on a tour of the grounds. From steam room to the gym, sauna to our own spa bath this place offered us everything that we required to have a truly relaxing holiday. Shambhala is located around 15min walk... More 

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

If you are looking for somewhere to get away from it all but still be close enough to great restaurants, shops and explore all Byron has to offer then this is the place. My husband and I Just spent 4 nights here in the "honeymoon" apartment (Samadhi) to celebrate our 10th Wedding Anniversary and we couldn't have asked for more.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Unfortunately, I am staying here until Sunday because they made me pay in full a month before arriving. Now I understand why. This is the WORSE hotel I ever stayed in! The "Shiva" is a tiny bedroom that they decided (according to the manager...) to add on a kitchen that connects to a yoga room (which is supposedly our "loft/TV... More 

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Coogee, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

This was an incredible place to stay! Dierk was so lovely from start to finish- giving us a thorough tour of the grounds and ensuring we had everything we needed. The 'hut' was spacious and beautiful. Air-con was perfect and the projector screen was a nice surprise. The grounds are so tranquil and relaxing. The best bit for us was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I don't usually write reviews however this place surpassed all expectations. A beautiful and calm entrance with stunning statues of Buddha and Ganesh. All senses awaken with the incense sticks, soft music. With private areas for each cottage inclusive of loungers and hot tubs (and of course the private beach). A great get-away for some peace and quiet. Good facilities,... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Chose Shambhala with the intention of creating the perfect setting for a surprise proposal to my girlfriend on the deck of the Samadhi Retreat. What I found in Property Manager Dierk was nothing short of AMAZING - he helped / arranged / photgraphed and at times even waited his way to the most magical night that my partner and I... More 

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The resort is beautiful, green and tranquil with a constant scent of incense through the air (that did tend to find it's way inside the accommodation, however we did have the windows open at times). The beach the resort backs onto is beautiful and convenient to reach! The manager, Dirk, was just wonderful. Charming and friendly you can have faith... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Stayed at the Shambhala for my 50th birthday weekend, 12 of us in total. This IS the best location and the most perfect layout , catering for both an intimate and a group gathering. I hired the entire property which was sensational, very peaceful and private, and we all loved the whole outdoor relaxed atmosphere which is what this property... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We stayed in the Shiva Studio and had the most wonderful weekend. Joanna was incredibuly accommodating and I would highly recommend Shambhala to anyone -- I even hope to go back as often as possible. We arrived early and Joanna was so welcoming and even let us check in early and late on our last day. I cannot say enough... More 

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