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BreakFree Eco Beach

3.5 of 5 35 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Brookline, MA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars NEW

Right near town - an easy walk. The building and room is a little dated. The spa was ice cold. They don't service the apartment unless you stay 8 days - lots of warnings about charging you if you don't take out the trash yourself. Two threadbare towels doesn't make it for 3 days. I would have asked for more,... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience, however I am a bit perplexed with the ranking. We offer self catering apartments which have recently been refurbished and are looking great. There are also plans to repaint the rooms and refurbish the bedrooms soon. We do request that guests leave their rooms neat & tidy and advise that a small fee of $30... More 

New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For our first trip to Byron Bay my best friend and I stayed at the Eco Beach and we couldnt have been happier with our choice. Our accommodation was conveniently located very close to the beach (ideal for my morning run and our Yoga classes) and each evening we had fresh fruit from the farmers market one block away. We... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your review of BreakFree Eco Beach and it's wonderful to hear you love Byron Bay as much as we do. Next visit we recommend you do the Lighthouse walk and visit the Crystal Castle where you can participate in communal meditation, do the peace walk or just walk around their magnificent gardens. Looking forward to seeing you again.... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

contact surprised me, even sms where my room key is (because I arrived late) I found very positive. location is very good and parking garage also safe. tour recommendation exactly what I was looking for. I am positively surprised throughout

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

It is lovely to be appreciated and we are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at BreakFree Eco Beach. Our after hours key pick up procedure works well and we enjoy assisting guests with tours and activities that create lasting memories. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Regards, Sharon Coleman, General Manager More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

We would give 3.5 rating if it was an option. Positives - close to town, helpful staff, nice pool (although small), laundry facility very handy, unit configuration worked for our family of 3, short walk to the beach and town. Negatives - on main street into Byron so front rooms quite noisy if you are not used to traffic noise,... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments, it's great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciated the room change. We do our best to accommodate guest requests, however it is not always possible. Being approximately 300m to town, we are an easy walk to all the cafes, restaurants, boutiques and all that Byron Bay has to offer. Looking forward to... More 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My young family and I stayed here for 6 days during January. The rooms were very spacious and clean. We have stayed in Byron on several occasions and this place is as good as any along Shirley Street. The pool is a little on the small side but who goes to Byron to hang in a pool? The dual key... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your comprehensive review of your stay at BreakFree Eco Beach. Your comments will greatly assist other holidaymakers in their choice of accommodation. I also love the bush walk to the beach, the view when you reach Belongil beach is amazing. It is also a lovely way to make your way to Fish Heads for a breakfast overlooking... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Lovely apartments. Simple and clean. The walls can be a bit thin and the king was actually two single beds pushed together which meant an occassional uncomfortable sleep position but overall it was lovely. Close to shops and beach.

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for commenting on your stay at BreakFree Eco Beach. It is great to hear you enjoyed your time with us. Our one bedroom apartments have a queen bed which may be more comfortable for you. Our studio rooms have king zips which can be made into single beds if required. Looking forward to hearing from you again, next... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Enjoyed our stay at break free Eco Byron. However, we have a 4 month old and were in the top storey appartment block. This meant we had to carry the pram down a flight of stairs to the lift. It made it impossible for me to go out without my husbands assistance with the pram. To gain access to our... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for reviewing your stay from a parents point of view. Overall, it appears you enjoyed your stay which is wonderful. We do have some apartments which are difficult to access with a small child and where possible, we put these bookings in ground floor rooms with doors that are easy to access. Most of our apartments are serviced by... More 

North Tonawanda NY
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33 reviews 33 reviews
31 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

My husband and I spent two nights here after our flight from Sydney. We had a rental car awaiting us at the airport and had directions to this property. As Byron Bay is a very 'yuppie' town, it was quite crowded and traffic was heavy, We got lost a couple of times. People were very friendly and helpful. We arrived... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed account of your stay in Byron Bay. It will assist others greatly when booking their Byron Bay stay. You described everything I love about Byron Bay and it sounds like you had a wonderful experience. BreakFree Eco Beach is self catering and we supply a limited amount of amenities to see guest's through their first... More 

hastings east sussex
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

UK citizens we have travelled extensively not just Oz but far afield such as Japan Antartica, Africa, US etc. This bijou hotel is excellent.Absolutely nothing too much trouble all our requests met immediately. Our room was exactly as described and immaculate.Good peaceful location but only a few minutes walk to town centre. Hotel comes highly recommended by us. Swimming pool... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your lovely comments. I will pass them on to our team to encourage them to continue offering great customer service and to ensure our guests have a relaxing holiday. Most of our apartments have been updated recently with stone benchtops in the bathrooms and kitchens, new curtains and new lounge/dining furniture. We are planning a fresh... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My husband and I stayed for 4 nights. Sharon (manager) was lovely and hospitable. The room, although a studio, was a good size for the two of us and the king bed was comfortable. There was also a large balcony. Walking distance to everything so you can leave your car in the secure undercover car park. We will definitely stay... More 

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Sharon C, General Manager at BreakFree Eco Beach, responded to this review

Thanks for rating your stay at BreakFree Eco Beach so highly and I am happy to hear you enjoyed our facilities and my hospitality. Looking forward to welcoming you on your return visit. Regards, Sharon Coleman, General Manager More 

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Address: 35 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — BreakFree Eco Beach 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
Breakfree Eco Beach Hotel Byron Bay
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Byron Bay
#4 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay

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