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4.8 out of 5

"Great place. Great Team. Very much enjoyed our stay. " More

By a verified traveller on Sun 24 Nov 2019

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Hotel Description

At Cape Byron Retreat you'll be 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from Main Beach and 1.7 km (1.1 mi) from Cumbebin Swamp Nature Reserve. Highlights at this guest house include an outdoor swimming pool and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy coffee/tea makers, ceiling fans, and hair dryers, featured in all 9 individually furnished rooms. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Additionally, irons/ironing boards and free toiletries are available.

This smoke-free guest house offers free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden. Additionally, you'll find barbecue grills, a picnic area, and multilingual staff. Each morning full breakfast is served between 8:00 AM and 9:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 4-star Skinners Shoot guest house include Wategos Beach and Tallow Beach.

Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$173* Per night/room 26 May - 27 May

Summit Apartment 2 Bedroom

Bed Count 2 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Villa Retreat with Couples Bath

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Garden Haven with Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Summit Apartment 1 Bedroom

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Pool Haven with Spa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Cape Byron Retreat ratings based on 49 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.8 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Cape Byron Retreat

Everyone (25) Couples (21) Family (4)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 29 Nov. 2020

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2 Dec. 2020 by Marty

Thanks for your review. Regards, Marty & Nikki

5 out of 5
Great place. Great Team. Very much enjoyed our stay.

Posted by on 24 Nov. 2019

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26 Nov. 2019 by Marty & Nikki

Thank you for staying with us. We hope to see you again.

5 out of 5
Great property in superb location, well looked after.

Posted by on 11 Nov. 2019

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13 Nov. 2019 by Marty

Hi there, Thank you for your kind words. We are pleased you had a wonderful stay with us. Our location is fantastic a short 5 minute drive to town, but far enough away to truly unwind in the peace and quiet! All the best,

5 out of 5
So peaceful, we really enjoyed this special space and beautiful facilities .

Posted by on 27 Oct. 2019

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28 Oct. 2019 by Marty and Nikki

Thank you for your review, our property is very special and incredibly peaceful. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. All the best, Marty and Nikki

5 out of 5
Highly recommend staying here. Amazing staff. Perfect place for a romantic getaway or just a quiet night away. Gorgeous location and the rooms are immaculate. Such peace and tranquility. Definitely will be coming back. Thanks to Marty and the team. Truely a very special place to stay

Posted by on 17 Jul. 2019

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18 Jul. 2019 by Manager

Thank you very much for your review. I'll let the team know. Enjoy the rest of your holiday and we hope to see you again...Marty & Nikki

5 out of 5
Beautiful setting and views, very well thought out house and amenities. I have nothing bad to say about Cape Byron retreat and will defiantly return some time.

Posted by , from Sydney on 2 Jun. 2019

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17 Jun. 2019 by Manager

Hi Rodney, Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thank for your kind words. Regards, Marty & Nikki

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Dec. 2018

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19 Dec. 2018 by Phil and Marta

Thanks for your wonderful review.

5 out of 5
A beautiful spot, stunning rooms, and homey public spaces.

Posted by on 13 Dec. 2018

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19 Dec. 2018 by Phil and Marta

Great to know you enjoyed your stay so much. We hope to see you again sometime. Kind Regards Phil and Marta

5 out of 5
Lovely staff, excellent breakfast and beautiful location!

Posted by , from Melbourne on 25 Oct. 2018

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25 Oct. 2018 by Marta and Phil

Hi Belinda, All the Cape Byron team are focused on making you feel welcome and relaxed, so that you can sit back and enjoy the beautiful nature that surrounds us and our facilities including pool, outdoor spas, massages and yoga. We thank you for your kind feedback. Regards Marta and Phil

5 out of 5
Great quite location from the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay itself. Our host Lauren and Emilien were very helpful.

Posted by , from Sydney on 9 Oct. 2018

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12 Oct. 2018 by Phil and Marta

Hi Robert, Thanks for your generous feedback and comments, all our team work hard to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Kind Regards Phil and Marta

Property Features

As a guest of Cape Byron Retreat, you'll find an outdoor pool, a terrace, and barbecue grills. WiFi is free in public spaces. Cape Byron Retreat also features multilingual staff, a garden, and a picnic area. Self parking is free. This 4-star Skinners Shoot guesthouse is smoke free.

  • 9 guestrooms or units
  • 4 buildings
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) (38.5 km / 24 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Cape Byron Retreat offers 9 air-conditioned accommodations with hair dryers and irons/ironing boards. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Additionally, rooms include complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • In-room dining
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Unique furnishings

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily from 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM.

Room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 4:00 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8 AM - 4:00 PM.
To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property at least 24 hours prior to arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 18 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and through room service.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff do not wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available through room service
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: AUD 30.00 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Cape Byron Retreat B&B
  • Cape Retreat B&B
  • Cape Byron Retreat
  • Cape Byron Retreat House
  • Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse Skinners Shoot
  • Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse
  • Cape Byron Retreat Skinners Shoot
  • Guesthouse Cape Byron Retreat Skinners Shoot
  • Skinners Shoot Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse
  • Guesthouse Cape Byron Retreat
  • Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse
  • Cape Byron Retreat Skinners Shoot
  • Cape Byron Retreat Guesthouse Skinners Shoot

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Cape Byron Retreat.
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