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Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Lunch with panoramic views of Wategoes Beach from the Restaurant – Stunning! The food was A1 amazing - fresh - presentation immaculate - flavours spot on. We sampled Starters, Entrees, Mains, Desserts and their Cocktails - all superb. Don't waste your money anywhere else - you won't be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch on Watego Beach, has to be at Rae's. What a fabulous wonderful lunch with an amazing view. Steve the maitreD is exceptional, he made the whole experience unhurried, funny, interesting and just great. Superb food, great wine, great advice. Seriously the best dining experience of our Aussie multi location trip.

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Tasmania
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and wonderful staff. Great menu, lots of choice. We had oysters which were very fresh and lovely. Then Spanner Crab Salad and Soft Shell Crab and both were amazing, fresh and with great different tastes. Then we had Moreton Bay Bug Ravioli with a wonderful salad and a beautiful bisque. Desert was just beautiful as well. Have eaten...

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Turned up for a late walk in lunch today and our waiter was more than accomodating. Fantastic space. Great oysters oyster both with green chilli and lemongrass and also tempura. The bugs weren't bad yet the saffron sauce could have been lighter but I'll let it slide as they made a cracker of an espresso martini to finish and had...

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Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Always look forward to dining at Rae's every time we are in Byron. It's the first thing we book straight after accommodation. The highlight of our holiday in beautiful Byron Bay. An easy 5min cab/uber ride from town. Had the degustation menu with matching wines this time and everything was spot on! The Staff are extremely passionate about what they...

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1Thank Julie D
Sydney
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Worth every cent! Stunning location. Lovely and genuine staff. Amazing food. I left with a very full heart! Thank you. Room tip: I think all rooms offer something unique so perhaps work out what you want exactly!

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The view was magnificent. The staff are super chatty and friendly. Almost a homey atmosphere. The food was fantastic so were the cocktails we ordered, especially their unique recipe of espresso martini. The prices are not for the faint heated well on the expensive side

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1Thank Hussein R
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful accommodation, we stayed in the Moroccan Suite. Spacious and well appointed. TV and electronics hidden away. Bathroom and bath wonderfully comfortable. Make sure you stay. Property connects with the ocean and forest with the gentle breeze coming from the beach

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This lunch spot is simply as good as it gets in Byron Bay. The restaurant itself is low key, and simple - white painted floorboards & white walls overlooking a grassy knoll and then Watego's Beach in the distance. The menu has limited choices for good reason - they are all brilliant & masterfully tailored. Fresh tastes and combinations well...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We always have at least one meal here on a Byron trip and it is always top drawer and well worth the price (which is up there). It is value though for what you get. The food is always beautiful and the service matches it. The head waiter remembers faces and is personable to boot. We had our 8 year...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 Family 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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