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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Was so glad we decided to stay here and will definitely recommend to those wanting something quiet and self contained within easy access to all Byron has to offer. We booked here for one night and then decided to stay longer instead of staying with friends as we loved it here so much although Drew was fully booked the next... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

I have heard so much about Byron Bay I had an expectation that I would really enjoy my time here. Ruskin House was a last minute booking for us, and we found it on Trip Advisor. It was such a cool place. Our room had everything we needed including a spa bath and a comfortable leather two seater. The room... More 

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Tewantin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed three nights here in the twin room. Great service from phoning to confirm our booking, to being offered a great rate for an extra night, to Drew helping us with our luggage upon arrival. Everything was fabulous and I would highly recommend to others. Great location with great value services club across the road. Beautiful friendly owners. Breakfast... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Wow, what a lovely surprise! Only a few rooms, but the feeling here is quiet, cosy, and it is very comfortable and clean. It is like a home away from home and is only a short stroll to shops, restaurants, and a club. Although the rooms are in a private residence, the purpose built design allows separate access to rooms... More 

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RuskinHouse, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words and glad you such a pleasant, albeit short, stay with us! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This would have to be one of the best rooms I have stayed at in Byron. Location is walking distance to main area, beds are comfortable and spa bath. They do serve breakfast here but have to pay extra. Comes with a fridge, kettle, coffe and tea with milk provided. Staff are welcoming and give extra toiletries if you run... More 

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RuskinHouse, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for A) staying with us and B) such a lovely review of Ruskin House. Glad you enjoyed it! More 

Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Came down from Sydney with my daughter & her friend for the long weekend and have had a really nice break here at Ruskin House, the family are lovely and made us feel at home, the rooms are very clean and with all the facilities, the breakfast was delicious!!!! We highly recommed to stay at Ruskin House only five minutes... More 

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Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much Libia, it was wonderful to meet yourself and your daughter, a pleasant contrast to the pace of Sydney I'm sure! Hope to see you again in the future, regards, Gavin & Lucie More 

London
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

My partner and I stayed here after reading all the positive reviews, originally we booked for two nights after falling in love with the area we booked an additional two more nights in Byron and had to move rooms, the owners were very kind in refunding us some of the booking fees as we arrived back late in the evening... More 

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Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you for the lovely review, we could use it as a sales pitch! Happy that you enjoyed the town and Ruskin House so much that you wanted to double your stay here. Enjoy your continues travels, seems you cover a good part of the globe. Regards, Gavin & Lucie More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

A very warm welcome after a long drive set the tone for the stay. Very comfortable room with everything you could need including a spa bath. Breakfast was wonderful with particularly good muesli! A short walk into town with plenty of good restaurants and shops. Amazing beaches an equally short walk.

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Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much! My husband Gavin has been a chef for many years and although not in the restaurant game anymore, he still enjoys putting out a scrumptious breakfast! Happy you enjoyed the facilities here too. Kind regards, Lucie More 

Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

There is nothing to complain about. Beautiful spot close to the town center, really great rooms with spa baths, quiet place with direct access to the garden and delicious breakfest to order. And for more than competitive price in Byron Bay.

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Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Lovely to hear your positive feedback on Ruskin House and Byron Bay! Yes, it's true, Byron Bay is perhaps the most expensive place up the East Coast of Australia but as we are family owned and operating, we try to keep our prices as competitive as possible. All the best, Lucie and Gavin More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2016

This was a great room for a good price. It had everything we could have needed, an awesome spa bath tub, good location, comfortable bed, some food in the mini fridge, good wifi connection, lovely free breakfast, very friendly hosts, pretty little garden to sit and eat breakfast in, and in general was just great. It was in fact better... More 

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Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Wow! What a lovely response, thank you. Yes, wi-fi is super important and hate being charged for it, especially at big hotels. Thanks for coming and hope to see you again in the future. Gavin More 

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Ruskin House

Address: 131 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $94 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ruskin House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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