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Rae's on Wategos

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Rae's is an age old establishment of Wategoes and we can see why. Such a beautiful setting. Attentive & knowledgable service. Delicious food & wine. A cocktail list to knock your socks off. I've been here 12 months apart and nothing has changed. Consistently great!!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is an institution in Byron and doesn't disappoint. Dining room is beautiful and arguably better for lunch than dinner because the view is lovely and the decor really fits that beachside glamour feel. The food is excellent and service polished. Worth a visit without the kids if you are passing through or on holidays in Byron. My Sydney... More 

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Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed at Wategos for the last few days and had dinner at Raes on Thursday night. We were the first to arrive and the place is exceptional with views to die for. What a fabulous experience, superbly looked after, amazing food and table service which excelled all around. We ate at many places between the Gold Coast and Byron on... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

We stayed at Rae's in mid June and we were a little skeptical to begin with as the website looked amazing but some of the reviews of the rooms were damning. We were very pleasantly surprised indeed. We only wanted to stay 1 night and there is a 2 night minimum but closer to the date they were able to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The corner table, the view, the native birds including the friendly kookaburra were just the start. Spectacular food, great staff and that ambiance you want when lunch turns into a 5 hour affair. That atmosphere that makes you want to chat with your best friends for hours and hours. We had the Spanner Crab salad and the Soanner Crab linguine,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

I recently went to Rae's for a birthday dinner with my sister on the recommendation of a work colleague and we were not disappointed. The restaurant was fairly quiet bring a week night in the middle of winter but we were well looked after. Steve the host was friendly and helpful. We opted for the degustation and it was reasonably... More 

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Manly, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Great service, great location and pretty darn good food The serving size could have been a little bigger I am a big man and don't mind a feed. Other wise for the best five star meal Byron has to offer I would say raes is the place to eat Might even go for lunch again today

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

My friend and I went for a walk from the main Byron beach to here just for a look. Unfortunately the restaurant was just closing, getting ready for dinner, but the manager was kind enough to have a chat with is for a little while. Would definitely make a trip back to return here as it is such a nice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We had a magnificent long lunch on Sunday, the food was exceptional, wines suggested we're delicious and the service was great too. We had a room booked for the night, it had a quirky theme, which I really liked, everything was very clean, stunning cotton robes, big marble bath tub, sheets clean, incense too, with a Moroccan feeling to it.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

This was a reward and treat so we went for quality and a fine dining option without worrying about the price. We were in a group of 12 and were given a limited menu with three choices for entree, main and desserts for $110 per person and this was excellent value. The food was divine as well and very pleasurable... More 

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Rae's on Wategos in Byron Bay is Australia's most iconic boutique hotel. Voted one of the world's top 25 hotels by Conde Nast Traveller Magazine, Rae's offers a blissful and unforgettable Byron Bay experience. Our restaurant offers modern Australian cuisine catering for large functions or romantic moments. Our spa is a sacred space of healing at the hands of the highest calibre therapists. Calming curved walls, rich soothing decor, this is the most intimate getaway in a secluded corner of Byron Bay. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rae's on Wategos

Address: 6 - 8 Marine Pde, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rae`s On Watego`s Hotel Byron Bay
Raes On Wategos Byron Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
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