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Rae's on Wategos

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County Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful setting, terrific service, great food & wine list. Whilst we enjoyed dinner at Ray's, perhaps lunch with views of the beach and its environs would be even nicer. Expensive with a 10% additional service charge on Sundays. Worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were looking for great seafood. Had a selection of oysters, then sushimi, then Morton Bay bugs. What an experience! Exceptional food. Service was excellent, surroundings were beautiful, but the food was beyond and above. The chef is Guy Skinner. Watch him, for sure.

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location, on the beach, with fabulous coastal walks on the doorstep. However, without transport a good 30 minute walk into town. "Quirky" is how best to describe this small hotel with seven rooms in total. Our room was spacious and simply furnished with a very comfortable bed, however, it looked rather tired and was in need of some TLC....

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ably transported by the lovely Jacqui from Byron bay Luxe Limos, we enjoyed several meals here this Bluesfest. Staff are awesome. Food sublime and the cocktails are brilliant. Must stop every Bluesfest. Spanner crab linguini is to die for according to all my companions, one even having it twice.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

I recall reading that Rae's had been sold but wanted to stay here due to the location on the beach and the rooms looked great on the website as they were not your everyday usual hotel room. Stayed one night in The Villa room after checking out of Elements Resort and upon entering thought it wasn't what I recalled booking...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an absolutely outstanding meal at Rae's last night. My fiancé had the king prawn entree with the beef tenderloin as the main. I had the spanner crab linguine. We shared the pear, rocket and feta sald with the tomato and mozzarella side. Every dish was ten out of ten ++ and the service was timely and friendly. Thanks...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saved Rae's for our last night in Byron Bay and were not disappointed. Situated on Wategos Bay, a short drive from the main part of town, Rae's has a lovely intimate ambience, leaning more towards casual with the whitewashed timber floors rather than stuffy, but still fine dining nonetheless. The restaurant has a wonderful location, overlooking the water and...

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1Thank traceadventures
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

9 of us enjoyed an amazing dinner. Josh, our water, was knowledgeable friendly and not intrusive. We all agreed the three course meal, cocktails and wine selection was excellent. Fabulous local produce had been sourced. The dessert finale I enjoyed was chocolate brûlée and presentation and taste was exceptional Definitely up there with three hats!

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Muswellbrook, Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Is it possible to give 10 stars. Good- exquisite, service - absolutely A1, ambiance- off the chart. Well done guys this restaurant would've been one of the very best worldwide we've been to 🙌🏼. And Steve and his team deserve everything good they get. So beyond perfect!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We made a booking here for lunch today but decided to move it to a dinner. Phoned the restaurant to move the time and was told the restaurant was closed because they had a wedding on. The young lady I spoke to was very rude about the situation and did not offer an apology for the mix up and stated...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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 Shire > Byron Bay
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rae`s On Watego`s Hotel Byron Bay
Raes On Wategos Byron Bay
Rae's On Wategos Byron Bay
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
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“Ask for room with sea view.”
NamShanMan, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“not sure if any of the rooms have an actual ocean view due to large trees in front of the hotel however it is located right on the beach”
656ivanat, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Great views of the ocean”
djm98, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Penthouse is lovely, not much of a view though.”
EmergencyPoncho, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The rooms are all beautiful,”
, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
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