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Rae's on Wategos

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Just back from a week at Rae's. It's about our fifth visit (over many years) and each visit keeps getting better. The location is perfect, and the hotel is so relaxing and beautiful. It is a home away from home. We dined twice in the restaurant and had one night with room service. The food was fresh, seasonal and delicious...

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1Thank Angela M
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 9 January 2015

After being very excited to share my 50th birthday lunch with my good friends and family, we left being very disappointed by the extremely SLOW snail pace service. Waiting nearly an hour for a first drink when you have 5 kids with you as well is really not acceptable. Whilst the position is wonderful and the food was nice, the...

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3Thank Karen J
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 7 January 2015

My fiancee and I visited Rae's in early January 2015 for dinner. We did not expect to get a booking at at late notice and a time when Byron had so many people, apparently well overcapacity. We showed up, but the waiter could not find my name on the booking sheet, and said that they had not been taking bookings...

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2Thank Ryan E
Perth
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Truly a pure Byron experience ... where else in the world can you leave your room door open all day and move between pool and ocean without ever entering a lift or crossing a road... the days were so perfect we rarely left the hotel, choosing instead to savour that amazing view from every location - day bed, balcony, restaurant,...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

The hotel is located just a few steps from the magnificent beach. Parking is tight, but leave them the keys and they will sort everything out. This certainly is a hotel with a difference. Our room just reminded me of Morocco, with the tiling, marble, arches, oversized bath, lounge bed and collection of mismatching solid wood furniture. It is so...

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1Thank MCCCCCC
Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2014

We had dinner on a stormy night so they had lowered the clears. We were a bit disappointed that we would not get the whole experience but the quality of the food and service brushed everything away. The lonely waiter was extremely good in every aspect. Friendly, funny, experienced, helpful... Had a few nice drinks and excellent cocktails (had the...

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1Thank Krugemann
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Had a gorgeous lunch at Rae's today! Apparently new chef started yesterday....the food was amazing, the service by Stephen and Nic was spot on, the wine choices were exquisite and thank you to Stephen for being so spot on in helping me with a great choice of Rosé. Thank you also to Marionne from the guest house who completed the...

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1Thank Tanya M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2014 via mobile

Rae's has it's Mojo Back! A fresh coat of paint and furnishings for the restaurant has signalled the rebirth at Rae's. Great ambience courtesy of Lucas and Sebastian on guitars, who's monthly set are an attractive fusion for the menu and the scenic Watego's Beach. Seafood is the order of the day. Scallops, bug, octopus, ocean trout and snapper all...

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Thank Darin A
Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2014

After discussing with a group of great friends about a celebration of three birthdays we decided we would enjoy an advertised luncheon-two courses and a glass of wine for $45 deal. What more could you ask for with an aesthetically pleasing facade and a magnificent location. WRONG!! We arrived with great excitement and were quickly told that the special had...

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2Thank Susie S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2014

It was my 30th birthday. After hearing nothing but incredible things for years about Rae's on Watego's, when my boyfriend asked me where I would like to go for a birthday weekend away I said Rae's straight away and forwarded him the link of the hotel. He booked the weekend away and was excited that we would have a beautiful...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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
Region: 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:
#4 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
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