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Ruskin House

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131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 6 days ago NEW

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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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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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19 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

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 November 15, 2014 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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443 helpful votes 443 helpful votes
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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12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

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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