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Ruskin House

1.3 km from Byron Bay centre
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131 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

My partner and I stayed here after reading all the positive reviews, originally we booked for two nights after falling in love with the area we booked an additional two more nights in Byron and had to move rooms, the owners were very kind in refunding us some of the booking fees as we arrived back late in the evening...

Thank TomHPhoto
Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Hi Tom, Thank you for the lovely review, we could use it as a sales pitch! Happy that you enjoyed the town and Ruskin House so much that you wanted to double your stay here. Enjoy your continues travels, seems you cover a good part of the globe. Regards, Gavin & Lucie

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2016

A very warm welcome after a long drive set the tone for the stay. Very comfortable room with everything you could need including a spa bath. Breakfast was wonderful with particularly good muesli! A short walk into town with plenty of good restaurants and shops. Amazing beaches an equally short walk.

1Thank Cobh55
Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Thank you very much! My husband Gavin has been a chef for many years and although not in the restaurant game anymore, he still enjoys putting out a scrumptious breakfast! Happy you enjoyed the facilities here too. Kind regards, Lucie

Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 March 2016

There is nothing to complain about. Beautiful spot close to the town center, really great rooms with spa baths, quiet place with direct access to the garden and delicious breakfest to order. And for more than competitive price in Byron Bay.

Thank TomasSap
Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Lovely to hear your positive feedback on Ruskin House and Byron Bay! Yes, it's true, Byron Bay is perhaps the most expensive place up the East Coast of Australia but as we are family owned and operating, we try to keep our prices as competitive as possible. All the best, Lucie and Gavin

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 14 March 2016

This was a great room for a good price. It had everything we could have needed, an awesome spa bath tub, good location, comfortable bed, some food in the mini fridge, good wifi connection, lovely free breakfast, very friendly hosts, pretty little garden to sit and eat breakfast in, and in general was just great. It was in fact better...

Thank JordanRydman1
Lucie B, Owner at Ruskin House, responded to this review

Wow! What a lovely response, thank you. Yes, wi-fi is super important and hate being charged for it, especially at big hotels. Thanks for coming and hope to see you again in the future. Gavin

New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Lovely B&B. Hosting family was very nice and the breakfast was delicious. We loved having breakfast in the enclosed outdoor area. We felt that the rooms were well stocked with towels shampoos etc. compared to other B&B's. Walking distance to everything Byron Bay has to offer.

Thank xdaniel76
Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 29 December 2015

Really enjoyed staying here, was about a 10 minute walk to the beach and 5 or less to cafes and restaurants, lots of great options around. The spa was amazing it was just a very lovely place to hang out while in Byron, with lovely hosts. The bed wasn't that comfortable for me, but I might just be a bit...

Thank Malcolm B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent time at Ruskin house. The hosts were thoughtful, caring and the place was clean would definitely recommend this place. The location was also fantastic as its on the main Rd close to the town centre e.g. Walking distance to the beach

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 19 October 2015

The host is very friendly and caring, excellent breakfast, nice and very clean and comfortable rooms and good located near the centre and beach. A nice garden and free Wi-Fi. We can absolutely recommend this B&B.

Thank Edith-Hermann
Macau, China
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

Great location. It's very different to other places. It feels like staying in a family home. Good size room with spa bath. Excellent host. Very friendly & helpful. Will definitely stay here again next time in town of Byron Bay. And very good value accommodation. Highly recommended.

Thank Ron N
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a friends wedding. Awesome staff, great rooms. Highly recommend. Walking distance to everything you need and all that Byron offers. It was a long weekend here and even with the increased traffic you could hardly hear any outside noise.

Thank GWSGiant

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Ruskin House is a quaint 4 star Bed & Breakfast which has many features designed to ensure guests' comfort and privacy. Each of the guest bedrooms has private ensuite, some with spa baths, reverse cycle air conditioning, remote LCD TV, DVD players, direct dial phones, fridge, tea and coffee facilities and rooms are serviced daily. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ruskin House

Address: 131 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: $141 - $179 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ruskin House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Having a room opening onto the (shared) balcony was lovely!”
 of 5 bubbles PipBristowe, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“If there is two of you, and you like each other like 'that', this room will be a really good for you :D”
 of 5 bubbles TamaBristowe, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 1-4 have direct access to the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles TomasSap, 19 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Make a request to the owners.”
 of 5 bubbles paulinec232, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
“I had a corner room. It was excellent. I closed the windows at night but was not bothered by traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles operagoerCanberra, 11 Aug 2014 | Read review
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