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Ruskin House

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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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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the hospitality we received here - an example is that we arrived really early on the Greyhound bus, and although our room wasn't quite ready, they offered me a free cappuccino! We found Byron Bay a bit pretentious and hippie, but you have none of that here, just super friendly staff who go out of their way to... More 

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Terrigal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are quite nice, well appointed, with nice toiletries etc. Location within a easy walk of downtown. Unfortunately we saw little of our hosts and coffee and tissues etc were not replenished during our two day stay. While rooms were nice and clean, the reception "office", kitchen and laundry areas appeared to be in a very untidy and messy... More 

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Godalming, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful unpretentious place that makes you feel completely at home ...... great owners - stunning breakfasts and my life long dream of visiting Byron Bay became a reality ............. Cant wait to go back and bring all my friends !

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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Lovely room with hot tub, clean, very comfortable bed, sofa to chill out and relax on after a days walking. Fresh breakfast served by the wonderful hosts. Would strongly recommend as close to town and beach. Nice courtyard area to use, quiet area of town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We stayed here for two nights, and we had a great stay!! The owners are very kind, service-minded and friendly. The rooms are extremely clean and comfortable, they give you a good "home-feeling"! Bathroom are also nice and good size. Conclusion: we would recommend this place to everyone who are staying in Byron Bay. Exceptional good value for money! If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We originally came for one night but found it so comfortable and welcoming we stayed another. It is in a great location for byron bay, within a few minutes walk of cafes and shops but far away enough from the evening rif-raff! Our room was at the end of the courtyard, and was perfect. Room was really clean, bed was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

Great clean, big rooms. Amazing service. Nothing was too much. Lovely family. Wish there were more of these. I over slept... Way past checkout Gavin was so lovely about it. Byron was a great place for a weekend get-away and the house is close enough to be amongst it but far enough away so you're not being woken up by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stayed here whilst in on a 3 week tour of the east coast. This was easy to find and get to (we had a hire car) and plenty of parking was available. The host was extremely welcoming and helpful when it came to local knowledge. Room was clean and spacious. Bed was very comfortable and we had the added luxury... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Lovely large room that was well set out, very clean with access to the patio. It was a 5 minute walk to the beach and shops so the guest house was in a quieter area of Byron Bay. The staff were very helpful giving information about good places to eat etc. I have say that we were not impressed with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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