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Ruskin House

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Ranked #9 of 36 Byron Bay B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Checked in quite late at night and was greeted by friendly professional staff. The rooms were very clean and had everything that was needed accommodate a comfortable stay. Awesome facilities and great value for money. Definitely recommend.

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Tugun, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We were attending a wedding in Byron Bay and booked Ruskin House. We experienced the warmest welcome from Jana and Kristyna and our room was spotless and very comfortable. We had everything we needed and the girls were very helpful. Breakfast was one of the best we have experienced anywhere. We will definitely stay at Ruskin House again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

My wife and I made a last minute decision to spend a night in Byron. Found Ruskin House on the web and decided to walk up and have a look. We were met by the lovely Jana . we were shown the room that immediately created a welcoming feeling. The bed was very comfortable and the facilities were excellent. Entry... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Me and a friend spend the weekend at Ruskin House and where surprised by the very friendly staff, service and the relaxed atmosphere of the place. Rooms are nice and clean and it has a nice little courtyard where you can sit for breaky. The girls where so helpful with everything and even let us take a super late shower... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Stayed 3 nights in late April 2014. Were greeted by 2 friendly young women. Politeness and service from Kristyna & Jana was exemplary. Clean, comfortable rooms, & comfortable beds were a treat to find. And the girls made excellent Cappuccinos. Will stay here when in Byron Bay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Stayed here before and after bluesfest and I have to say it was outstanding value. We arrived early both times and were met with offers of a coffee or tea (with a ferrero rocher chocolate!). Rooms were great, very clean, lovely courtyard to enjoy the best value breakfast in Byron! Will recommend to everyone as the hosts were superb. Thank-you!

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RuskinHouse, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Hi Helen, Thanks very much for your kind words and we're happy you had such a great time up here, especially the rewarding hot spa bath after blues fest! Hope to see you another time, all the best, Lucie and Gavin More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This was an interesting little place to stay with breakfast in the Courtyard, shared with a little water dragon and snake. The owner was very helpful and the B&B was very clean and comfortable. Everything was in walking distance and a trip to the Byron Bay lighthouse is a must.

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

From the moment we arrived until the time we left our stay was very enjoyable. The staff are very friendly and accommodating and made us feel very much at home. The room was of a good size,quiet and very comfortable. The breakfasts were excellent value for money and included a wonderful fresh fruit salad. The position is also excellent, situated... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Ruskin house is a nice B&B, with friendly owners. The best things about it is its location though- easy walk to town, but nice and quiet. We enjoyed a couple of nights here and liked how easy it was to come back after an afternoon on the beach, to then go out again for dinner!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Ruskin House is a great base if you want to be in the heart of Byron. We stayed here for a weekend and loved that fact that we could walk everywhere easily, but it was far enough away that it was quiet for sleeping. Our room was spacious and comfortable with nice touches such as complimentary (cold!) water, chocolates and... 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*
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Ruskin House is a quaint 4 star Bed & Breakfast which has many features designed to ensure guests' comfort and privacy. Each of the guest bedrooms has private ensuite, some with spa baths, reverse cycle air conditioning, remote LCD TV, DVD players, direct dial phones, fridge, tea and coffee facilities and rooms are serviced daily. ... more   less 
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