WAVES BYRON BAY

35 Lawson St., Byron Bay, NW 2481 AU
4.0 Star property
-28.64265 153.61546
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Very Good
4.0/ 5

Based on 205 guest reviews

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Summary of Verified Reviews

Summary of 256 verified reviews

86
Excellent

Excellent beach hotel. Excellent reception and nearby restaurants and bars. Accessible parking. Popular among couples.

“Close to beach and shops” “Nice welcome”

Good Overall Ranking Top 32% in city
Excellent Beach Hotel Top 1% in city

Good to know

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Complimentary muffins”

  • Beach nearby

    “Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Great reception

    “Wonderful staff at reception” “Nice welcome”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
35 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops” “Right on the beach”

Location

98/100
96 reviews

Great location and easy parking. Near city centre with nearby beaches, restaurants, bars, and shopping.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Bar

90/100
17 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“Complimentary coffee” “Fresh juice” “Complimentary wine”

Service

84/100
84 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Breakfast

76/100
15 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Great breakfast muffins” “Breakfast special” “Light breakfast”

Amenities

60/100
21 reviews

Okay buildings and entrance area.

“Torn carpets” “Nice courtyard”

Room

56/100
80 reviews

Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds. Unclean, badly-maintained rooms and bathrooms. TV's not great and no view.

“No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating” “Stained towels”

Vibe

47/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Entrance area is ok. Stylish Hotel. Awesome for a beach holiday.

Cleanliness

45/100
17 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy.

“Stained towels” “Sink stained”

WiFi

0/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wi-fi did not work” “Poor internet service” “Wifi slow”

Ranked top 32% by couples, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Beautiful beach

    “Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops”

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Complimentary muffins”

  • Dirty

    “Stained towels” “Sink stained”

  • Dirty room

    “Stained towels” “Sink stained”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
9 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops” “Right on the beach”

Location

98/100
34 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

82/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Amenities

59/100
9 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Torn carpets” “Nice courtyard”

Room

58/100
24 reviews

Rooms are okay - spacious but dirty, and bathrooms are unpleasant.

“Spacious apartment” “Bed mattress needs updating” “Stained towels”

Cleanliness

48/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stained towels” “Sink stained”

Ranked top 49% by families, with a score of 87

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Fantastic service

    “Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff”

  • Great location

    “Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions”

Review highlights

Location

97/100
9 reviews

Great location.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

83/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Comfort

72/100
6 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms.

“Large fridge” “Location tranquil” “Large balcony”

Room

52/100
8 reviews

Big, decent rooms.

“No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating” “Stained towels”

Ranked top 63% by solo travelers, with a score of 84

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Fantastic service

    “Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff”

  • Great location

    “Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

84/100
6 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Room

54/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“Spacious apartment” “No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating”

Good to know

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Complimentary muffins”

  • Beach nearby

    “Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops”

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Dirty room

    “Stained towels” “Sink stained”

Review highlights

Beach

100/100
34 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops” “Right on the beach”

Location

99/100
95 reviews

Great location and easy parking. Near city centre with nearby beaches, restaurants, bars, and shopping.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Bar

89/100
16 reviews

Excellent bar with great prices.

“Complimentary coffee” “Fresh juice” “Complimentary wine”

Service

84/100
82 reviews

Efficient, friendly service with a nice reception.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Breakfast

80/100
14 reviews

Tasty breakfast.

“Great breakfast muffins” “Breakfast special” “Light breakfast”

Amenities

57/100
19 reviews

Okay buildings and entrance area.

“Torn carpets” “Nice courtyard”

Room

55/100
77 reviews

Well-sized, typical rooms with mediocre beds. Unclean, badly-maintained rooms and bathrooms. TV's not great and no view.

“Bed mattress needs updating” “Stained towels” “Poor lighting”

Vibe

47/100
14 reviews

Poor vibe. Entrance area is ok. Stylish Hotel.

Cleanliness

40/100
15 reviews

Bathrooms and rooms are untidy.

“Stained towels” “Sink stained”

WiFi

0/100
5 reviews

Bad internet service.

“Wi-fi did not work” “Poor internet service” “Wifi slow”

Ranked top 33% by couples, with a score of 88

Good to know

  • Beautiful beach

    “Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops”

  • Great desserts & fruits

    “Complimentary muffins”

  • Dirty

    “Stained towels” “Sink stained”

  • Dirty room

    “Stained towels” “Sink stained”

Review highlights

Beach

98/100
9 reviews

Beautiful beach.

“Just steps away from the main beach and restaurants” “Close to beach and shops” “Right on the beach”

Location

98/100
34 reviews

Excellent location close to the beach.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

82/100
22 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Amenities

59/100
9 reviews

Average hotel building.

“Torn carpets” “Nice courtyard”

Room

58/100
24 reviews

Rooms are okay - spacious but dirty, and bathrooms are unpleasant.

“Spacious apartment” “No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating”

Cleanliness

48/100
8 reviews

Dirty room.

“Stained towels” “Sink stained”

Ranked top 58% by families, with a score of 86

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Fantastic service

    “Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff”

  • Great location

    “Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
8 reviews

Great location.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

83/100
9 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Comfort

72/100
6 reviews

Large, comfortable rooms.

“Large fridge” “Location tranquil” “Large balcony”

Room

53/100
7 reviews

Big, decent rooms.

“Spacious apartment” “No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating”

Ranked top 74% by solo travelers, with a score of 83

Good to know

  • Friendly service

    “Friendly helpful staff” “Helpful staff”

  • Fantastic service

    “Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff”

  • Great location

    “Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions”

Review highlights

Location

98/100
5 reviews

Great location.

“Close to everything Car parking” “Close to all attractions” “Location was fantastic”

Service

84/100
6 reviews

Friendly service.

“Fantastic staff” “Friendly helpful staff” “Nice welcome”

Room

54/100
9 reviews

Room is all right.

“No beach views” “Bed mattress needs updating” “Sink stained”

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Customer Reviews of Waves Byron Bay

4.0 out of 5. Based on 205 guest reviews , Very Good

Property Description

Property Location
When you stay at Waves Byron Bay in Byron Bay, you'll be near the beach and convenient to Captain Cook Lookout and Wategos Beach. This 4-star motel is within close proximity of Cape Byron Lighthouse and Byron Bay Golf Course.

Rooms
Make yourself at home in one of the 20 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and DVD players. Rooms have private balconies or patios. LCD televisions with cable programming provide entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Make use of convenient amenities such as wireless Internet access (surcharge), a fireplace in the lobby, and a television in the lobby.

Dining
Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held daily.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, luggage storage, and an elevator (lift). Free self parking is available onsite.

Amenities / Features

  • Air conditioning
  • Balcony or patio
  • Cable TV service
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Cribs/infant beds (surcharge)
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LCD TV
  • Minibar
  • Premium TV channels
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Sofa bed
  • Sofa bed size double
  • WiFi (surcharge)

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