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Waves Byron Bay

4.0 of 5 Motel   |   35 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic 3 night stay at waves Byron Bay. We stayed in one of the suites which was very roomy and had that cosy feel about it. The management and staff were very helpful when a problem arose in our room. They dealt with the problem with professionalism and in a caring factor. The wife and kids enjoyed the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful 5 night stay at Waves in August. We were in the Waves suite, which has courtyard and lounge area. The lounge was especially great as it rained for 3 days, and for cold nights. Great tv which allowed iPad and iPod to be plugged in with our own cables. Free breakfast was of fresh, tasty muffins, apples,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Waves in Byron Bay on the 16 and 17 August 2014. Most people in Byron will remember that weekend for the amount of rain that fell on Saturday 16th. We went to a wedding on that day! Waves is similar to many of the B&B only hotels operating in Byron and similar resorts on... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. It was great to get your positive feed-back about your recent stay with us, regardless of the wet weather that Byron experienced that week-end. All reviews enable us the opportunity to improve upon the experience that all guests receive. We hope that you will book with us again, on your next visit to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently returned to Waves with my two daughters for a 5 night stay. It did not disappoint. Such a great location for everything ....food,walking, beach, yoga, massage. So easy we didn't even need a car at all. Staff were very helpful with tips and suggestions.The room was really spacious and light and the beds very comfy. We will definitely... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your favourable review of your recent visit with us in Byron Bay. We appreciate all feed-back as this enables us to improve the quality and service for all of our guests. We noticed you stayed in Room 11 with your daughters which is a popular choice for small families as it gives you extra... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waves is in an incredible location. The staff are lovely, and the hotel is fine - it's just nothing special. The beds are comfortable, but the rooms and hotel itself are a tiny bit dated. The bathrooms aren't great, and the only large mirror in the bathroom is at the end of the bath - so if you want to... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us in Byron Bay. We appreciate all comments as it allows us the benefit of improving our service wherever possible. Our property is definitely in a perfect location, especially for those that wish to walk to all facilities that Byron has to offer. We do not serve tradition... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

The room was fantastic so close to everything the yard was perfect for our son to play in. Staff were very helpful and polite. We would have stayed another night if it wasn't booked out. Thank you for having us we will definitely be staying with you again next time we come to Byron Bay.

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Traveller, Thank you for your very favourable review. Our staff greatly appreciated your kind words regarding your experience and stay with us. We hope to welcome you back on your next visit to Byron, and be sure to book direct with us, so we can guarantee "Our Best Available Rate" as a returning guest. More

Gold coast
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Poorly maintained ageing premises. They provide free underground parking but unless you drive a 4WD you won't be able to get into it without destroying your car. Payed $100 per night extra for the "BBQ and water feature" BBQ was left filthy and water feature was not working. Told reception about BBQ and waited almost 2 hours for it to... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, We were very appreciative of your recent review, but very disappointed you were dissatisfied with your experience. Firstly let us offer our apology that some of your issues could not be attended to in a timely manner. However some issues we would like to clarify for you. Tripadvisor guests regularly compliment us on the availability of our... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We stayed in one of the penthouses for 3 nights. The room was spacious and light filled but able to be closed up and darkened for kids to nap through the day. Having a washing machine and dryer there was very handy. Room was clean, huge corner bath with nice bathroom products. The kids loved all the space up on... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest Thank you for your very positive review regarding your stay with us. The penthouses are ideal for those that would like the extra indoor and outdoor space. Undercover parking is not offered in all properties in Byron Bay and we ate very fortunate to have ample. I will also forward on your comments regarding our friendly staff... More

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
24 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our 2 night stay was a joy helped by having this B&B hotel in a perfect, quiet location but handy for shops & beach & it's own private garage parking. Bathroom is superb and the bed & room comfortable. The staff are personable and really helpful. They supply muffins, coffee & juice for breakfast in the lobby but plenty of... More

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Waves R, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for your recent review of your stay with us in Byron Byron. We value all feed-back regarding your experience, so we can continue to improve the quality of your stay. We hope that you will book with us again, when you are next travelling in the region, and don't forget to book direct with us... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We loved our two night stay here. Great size room with big bed, lounge and table and chairs,walkout courtyard. The bathrooms are a knockout! Big shower,big bath,nice products.Close to the beach,and we loved the "clooney" coffee machine and fresh muffins each morning. Very quiet.and blackout curtains for sleeping in!

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josephine184, Public Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review after your stay with us in May. I am glad you enjoyed the amenities our duties have to offer Many guests especially appreciate our over-sized bathrooms as well. We look forward to you being able to book another trip to the Byron Bay in the near future and be sure to book with us... More

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Address: 35 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Byron Bay 4*
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#4 Family Hotel in Byron Bay #6 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay #8 Luxury Hotel in Byron Bay
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Waves Byron Bay is a 20 room Stylish Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Byron Bay on the Beach. Guests enjoy a high standard of amenities. All rooms include Air-Conditioning, King Size Bath and separate Shower,STD/ISD phones,Plasma TV's, Austar, DVD Player, Stereo System, Clock Radio, Wireless Internet, Electronic Room Safes, Ironing Board and Iron, Mini Bar and Tea and Coffee making facilities. Secure undercover basement parking. Room rates include a complimentary 'light start to the day' of locally sourced muffins along with coffee, tea, orange juice and fruit. ... more   less 
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