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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in Byron Bay and return regularly - sometimes on my own or with my daughter (19) and wife. i always stay at Waves due to the very convenient location, large comfortable rooms and the friendly interaction with staff. It is also good value. Each time i plan a visit to the bay i look at other possible...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Location great but staff unfriendly and unhelpful Asked for 2 more towels for 4 people was like asking for gold and towels never appeared. Muffins and juice in the morning was good but there would be better places to stay.

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Barcaldine, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great stay and would be great to go again. A little hard rating. Fire alarm went off early in am and no apology. The staff were very easy to deal with and great parking. Location was the best as close to everything and quiet rooms

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WavesResorts1, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi PauldA Thank you for taking the time to review Waves Byron Bay. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay and please accept my apologies for the alarm going off during your stay, but very occasionally a guest may hit the button in error, which is unfortunate for those sleeping. We would love to welcome you back on your next...

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very comfortable hotel, staff really helpful. Short walk from hotel to beaches and town centre. Byron bay a very relaxing place, had two meals at the balcony, good value and great service. Negotiate with hotel on wifi access, hopefully you can get for free.

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WavesResorts1, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi Michael J Thank you for the fabulous review. Indeed our location is so central to all in Byron with no need for a car, most guests comment on the convenience our location offers. We would love to welcome you back. Regards The Team@WavesByronBay

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Room was very large and spacious and staff we had met were all lovely with no request a problem. We felt the Penthouse was becoming a little outdated and in need of a kitchen and bathroom overhaul as cupboard doors are jammed open or cannot access due to other things like dishwashers installed etc. Bathroom needs a shower head above...

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WavesResorts1, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi 56Trish Thank you for your great review and all your comments. As you noted, we are doing a refurbishment in 2017 and would love you to return to experience the 'new look'. Regards The Team@WavesByronBay

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Great location close to beach and downtown core. Building is a little tired, but this is same for most other hotels nearby. Note that the front desk closes at 6:00 pm, so don't miss check in time.... Staff was great, and actually stayed late assuming we were on our way. A little care went a long way. Internet is poor....

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Singapore
Reviewed 16 October 2016

For reservationss that are amended just a couple days after booking, the booking office actually imposed a $25 admin charge, which is like 10% of the room charge. This is simply ridiculous. They claim that much work is involved in changing the booking. Ridiculous! Nowher is it stated beforehand that amendments are chargeable, even on booking.com its free to amend.

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WavesResorts1, Guest Relations Manager at Waves Byron Bay, responded to this review

Hi Grey Elephant Thank you for submitting your review, which was a little surprising given that we requested further feedback from you on 12th October via Google where you also submitted. As our staff are regularly commended on their friendliness and exceptional service to guests, we took the time to research all of your issues. It is disappointing that you...

Macao
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The only problem is that they do not provided unrestricted internet access. They give you a usename and a password (complicated ones with letters and numbers) and you have to keep on typing them if to get to the internet.

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very central and large rooms. complimentary Muffins, coffee, juice, tea and apples each morning is a lovely treat. Our room had a little courtyard with water feature which was really nice to relax and read a book. Staff very helpful and friendly. Air con kept resetting, however not a big deal. Will definitely return.

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Port Adelaide
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great central location, close to main street shopping and dining and beach. Large room, kept clean. Small balcony though too small to have dinner sitting on the balcony. Bathroom was spacious, elegant. Friendly staff. Only slight drawback was lack of variety for the "morning refreshment" - got bored of muffins and green apples every day. Otherwise, overall good experience and...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Waves Byron Bay is a 20 room Stylish Boutique Hotel located in the heart of Byron Bay on the Beach. Guests enjoy a high standard of amenities. All rooms include Air-Conditioning, King Size Bath and separate Shower,STD/ISD phones,Plasma TV's, Austar, DVD Player, Stereo System, Clock Radio, Wireless Internet, Electronic Room Safes, Ironing Board and Iron, Mini Bar and Tea and Coffee making facilities. Secure undercover basement parking. Room rates include a complimentary 'light start to the day' of locally sourced muffins along with coffee, tea, orange juice and fruit. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waves Byron Bay

Address: 35 Lawson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: £131 - £230 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Waves Byron Bay 4*
Number of rooms: 20
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#4 Family Hotel in Byron Bay
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
#7 Luxury Hotel in Byron Bay
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“Make sure there are towels and soap in the bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles sarahwC4556FR, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If you want a view of the ocean, ask for rooms 11, 12 or 13”
 of 5 bubbles elmagw, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms seem well situated”
 of 5 bubbles walker_krisi, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Waves suite it was spacious with a lovely court yard ... Disappointed we had to walk through reception to go to the beach a gate out from the courtyard would hand been nice . For space this room is good however if your out and about most of the time go for the cheaper one I am sure they are all of a good standard ”
 of 5 bubbles 225alisonm, 2 Mar 2016 | Read review
“The Waves Suite is on the ground floor so don't expect any views from above. Has cute outdoor setting, BBQ and outdoor shower.”
 of 5 bubbles Turtlestories, 21 Feb 2016 | Read review
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