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Waves Byron Bay

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All reviewscomplimentary muffinsgreat locationlovely hotelthe ground floorstay there againrestaurants and cafeseach morningmain beachserviced dailygreat showersmall balconybeach towelswalking distance to the beachcentral locationacross the roadshort walkgreat place to stay
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Reviewed 6 February 2008

Air conditioning failed on really hot night, water poored out of the unit. Tried to contact reception but not manned during the night. No book in room for emergency contact. Spoke to reception early the next morning just before we checked out. They wanted to...More

3  Thank gregr96
Response from Waves_Resorts, Marketing Manager at Waves Byron BayResponded 23 April 2008

Dear gregr96, I was disappointed to read that you had issues with the air-conditioning unit in your room during your stay. I have spoken to the onsite Manager about your review and they have advised that they did their best to assist and even offered...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Dunedin, New Zealand
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Reviewed 18 January 2006

This hotel, as the other reviewers pointed out, is overpriced. But I too, waited too long to book, and this is what I got. The larger rooms are much better. The smaller rooms are closer to a Motel 6 in the states; a small double...More

8  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Response from Waves_Resorts, Marketing Manager at Waves Byron BayResponded 23 April 2008

Dear A TripAdvisor Member, Please be advised that Waves Byron Bay has changed substantially since your visit. It has recently been refurbished and a new management team is in place. We hope you will come and stay with us again soon. Kind regards, The team...More

Reviewed 22 December 2005

Ok, so we were stupid----we didn't know it was the beginning of "Schoolies" week and so arrived in Byron Bay without a reservation. As a result it was difficult to find an accommodation, and when the front desk at Waves told us they had one...More

3  Thank cessnapilot
Response from Waves_Resorts, Marketing Manager at Waves Byron BayResponded 23 April 2008

Dear cessnapilot, I agree that Schoolies Week was an unfortunate time for you to visit Byron Bay as most accommodation is booked 12 months in advance (at least) and high season rates are quoted. We hope you will choose to stay with us again, perhaps...More

A TripAdvisor Member
mid-north coast NSW
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Reviewed 24 June 2005

Our room was $400 a night with breakfast included. Choice is limited to bacon and eggs only - no bread, plus a fruit salad. It is available for one hour only, between 7am and 8 am. Whoever made it cant cook. Breakfast doesn't come with...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 February 2005

Having just spent 2 nights in Byron Bay, NSW, I thought a couple of lines in Tripadvisor would be carthartic. Contrary to expectations, I found Byron Bay far more of a young hip party town than Hippy retreat with the "oldies" being considerably outnumbered by...More

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Beachfront
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Free Parking
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Air Conditioning
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US$ 161 - US$ 317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
#9 Luxury Hotel in Byron Bay
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US$ 161 - US$ 317 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
#9 Luxury Hotel in Byron Bay
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"Try and get a room on the higher levels, the doors are really heavy so if other guests are coming in late..."
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"Totally revamp required and fire the cleaner as they were very sloppy."
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"My room was spacious, clean and had a big bathroom but I have no tips for rooms."
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"Ask for a room away from the main road. There is a backpackers on the opposite side of the road."
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