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Ruskin House

4.0 of 5 131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We both loved this guesthouse. Ideally situated, close enough to experience the vibrant scene, that is Byron bay, but, far enough away, to experience tranquility. Lovely wooden built establishment, well maintained. Friendly host, laid back, not intrusive, but, there if you need him, for useful advice and information. Lovely little chalet, at the end of the courtyard. Well appointed rooms,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is definitely not a Tripadvisor 4 dots hotel as we were led to believe, it's more of a 3 dots or 3.l5 dots lodging. I've since come to find out after staying in hotels for 4 weeks in Australia that a number of the hotels that were booked in North America (NA) before we left, were over-rated compared to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at Ruskin house after a long drive. Found home-like relaxed atmosphere, quiet with court yard. We had a room with a spa. It was like coming home. Location of Ruskin house is perfect to town, it's within walking distance from main centre, supermarkets and restaurants. Room to park. Room and furnishings very clean. The staff were most pleasant... More 

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We stayed here for one night and had a great time. The House is a bit away from the beach and the town "centre", but it's a nice walk there (about 15 - 20'). Parking is right in front. It's right at a main street but still very quiet. The setting is lovely with a nice little courtyard. The rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

Amazing stay. Felt like home with great service from the host. Parking was available and all the restaurants and cafes are on the same road just a 5 to 10min walk away. Supermarket is opposite not too far away. The rooms were clean and spacious. This was the first time we stayed in an Inn and it really was pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We only stayed one night, however for the price, Ruskin house was great value. Kristina was very helpful and friendly, and made a great coffee in the morning. The room, while a little small, was clean, tidy and comfortable. Very convenient location to town too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We would thoroughly recommend Ruskin House. Christina was the perfect hostess, she provided us with local information on places to eat and visit. We had breakfast each day, a veritable feast including fresh juice, fruit, cereal, toast, coffee etc. Our room was very comfortable, quiet and clean. Excellent location, a short walk to Byron main beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Our room was spacious, quiet and clean and had everything we needed. The location was great as it is close to everything. Our host Yana was excellent. She was very helpful and nothing was too much trouble for her and her cooked breakfast was delicious. We would definitely book again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The girls who were running the 'house' were exceptional. Friendly, helpful and offered great hospitality. Ruskin house is a short walk from town centre and the beach, is almost directly opposite Woolworths and the RSL and has lots of parking available surrounding it. Beds were comfortable, bathroom was spacious and clean and rear garden terrace area was private and relaxing.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A most convenient place to stay in Byron Bay. Ruskin House met nearly all my requirements - a spacious, comfortable room with a courtyard, hot tub in bathroom, free coffee and most welcoming hosts. An easy walk from here to main attractions in the town. Only downside was 'thin walls' - I did not really want to hear arguing guests... More 

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Address: 131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ruskin House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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