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Wollongbar Motel

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67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The room is quite basic but clean and spacious. It is quite expensive for what you get but that is the going price in Byron. Very central and lovely to hear the waves from the beach as we were waking up/going to sleep.

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Thank Karine85
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Karine Appreciate the review, glad you enjoyed our facilities and our great location to the beach. We remain price competitive in the Byron market. Hope you enjoyed the Bay and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks Craig More 

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123 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This hotel is overpriced in my view,the room was very basic, the bed was uncomfortable and uneven, there were only a few powerpoint and not in convenient locations. Charges the "going rate" but not all rooms are equal. Advice, find another place.

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Thank Doug W
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Doug Appreciate your review, sorry to hear our venue was not to your standard. We continue to offer competitive rates, your tariff being $149 for the night in Central, Beachfront Byron Bay being an example, we also offer guests a variety of room types from Doubles, Twins, Families to our popular Three Bedroom Apartment thus our tariffs differ from... More 

wombarra
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Our party of four has just arrived home having used Wollongbar Motel as our base for Splendour in the Grass festival. Craig and family were super friendly and helpful, giving us good advice and helping us navigate our way around. (Hope your son won his footy match!) The rooms are older style but neat, very clean and beds are definitely... More 

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Thank TH41
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tony Great to see you enjoyed our facilities and the Splendour Festival. It was good to see the sunshine everyday for the festival. Including yourselves we had a great bunch of guests (many are return guests) who get in the right spirit of the festival which always creates a better atmosphere. Our location, easy walk to both town and... More 

Sydney Olympic Park, Australia
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9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Five minutes from the town centre and beach this motel is perfectly located. The room was large and nicely decorated. The motel is on a busy street, however our room was in the back section so was very quiet. The pool and gardens were lovely and the back gate to the beach very convenient. I would definitely stay here again.

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Thank bmjhyde
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi bmjhyde Appreciate the great review, happy to see you enjoyed your stay and our facilities. We are blessed with our location in Byron and our private beach access enhances this. See you again next time your in the Bay. Regards Craig More 

Sunshine Coast, Australia
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Very spacious family room with a second separate bedroom. Even the bathroom was huge. Everything was clean and neat and having a kitchenette was an added bonus. The only negative I could say was there was a small floor height difference up to the tiled bathroom floor which could be a trip hazard for a person of any age. The... More 

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Thank Brenda W
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Brenda Appreciate the great review, glad to see you had enjoyed your stay with us and Byron as well. We are located in one of the best spots in the Bay. Thanks for your comments and I'm looking into the trip hazard. Hope to see you guys again soon. Thanks Craig More 

Victoria, Canada
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

There was something about this place I really liked, it just has a nice feeling. The staff are lovely and have all sorts of things you can borrow in the lobby. The rooms are spacious. We ate lots of takeout and snacks and there was enough supplies to do so. The pool is lovely and the walk to the beach... More 

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Thank hornbyisland84
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Appreciate the great review and the fact you had a good time in Byron. I'll pass on your kind thoughts to our team. I'll have to check the beds for any defects as they were only purchased before Christmas. Hope to see you again when your next in the Bay. Thanks Craig More 

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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Sure this motel is not particularly modern but it's certainly one of the cleanest places I've stay. Close to town and main beach, the motel's pool is small but again very clean and well maintained. Staff was friendly, helpful and quick to response to my email query I sent once I'd returned home. Overall it was a great place to... More 

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Thank Nicole W
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Nicole Thanks for your kind review. We enjoy a great location in Byron and our team work hard to keep a high standard in our venue. We also stay competitive with our pricing. Good to see you had a great time and hope to see you again soon. Thanks Craig More 

South coast NSW
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161 reviews
96 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Very well located just five minutes walk from centre of town. Beach is also through gateway at back of motel. Reception and friendliness of staff was a stand out for me. Nothing was a problem for them. Rooms are large. We had a family suite with a king bed in main room and two singles in second bedroom. Bathroom was... More 

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Thank Kcandthecook
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi KC Appreciate the fantastic review and I'll pass your kind thoughts onto our team. Great to see you enjoyed our venue and its facilities. All our guests enjoy our private beach access and short walk to town. Hope to see you and the family on your next trip to the Bay. Thanks Craig More 

melbourne
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30 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This property represents excellent value for money in a destination where accomodation can be quite expensive. Short walk to town (5 mins) and you can access the beach from a gate at the back of the property so that's only a few minutes away too. They lend you beach towels, boogie boards and beach toys and games. We were in... More 

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Thank macrules
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi macrules Great to see you enjoyed your stay with us. Not only do we enjoy a perfect location but we provide those extras you discussed at no extra cost. Appreciate the kind words and hope to see you soon. Thanks Craig More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

The price was good for a basic older style motel in a reasonable location. However, I wish I had paid more attention to previous visitors who had remarked on the lack of customer service and cleaning services. When on the third day I asked the receptionist if I could have the carpet in my room vacumed (it had not been... More 

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Thank TinaSparkles67
Craig D, Manager at Wollongbar Motel, responded to this review

Hi Tina Appreciate your review, sorry to hear your stay wasn't to your standard. We rate highly with such things as customer Service, location and cleanliness as for an example the ten reviews surrounding your review. We offer a free daily housekeeping service which includes replacing of bathroom linen and some complementries, garbage removal and bed making. If need be... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Wollongbar Motel

Address: 19 - 21 Shirley St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $115 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Wollongbar Motel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Wollongbar Hotel Byron Bay
Wollongbar Motel Byron Bay
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#11 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
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