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Overview of Cape Byron Retreat

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Lobby seating area
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Cape Byron Retreat

4 out of 5

4.7/5 Exceptional

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

    Popular LocationByron Tourist Information Centre9 min drive
    Popular LocationByron Bay Golf Course14 min drive
    Popular LocationHayters Hill Nature Reserve17 min drive
    AirportBallina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway)35 min drive

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  • Sanctuary Suite with Spa

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Pool Haven with Spa

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Classic King

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 25 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Queen Bed
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  • Villa Retreat with Couples Bath

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Summit Apartment 2 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 80 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 King Beds OR 4 Single Beds
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  • Garden Haven with Spa

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 30 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Summit Apartment 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 60 sq m
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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About this area

Skinners Shoot

Cape Byron Retreat is located in Skinners Shoot. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Main Beach and Wategos Beach. Crystal Castle & Shambhala Gardens and Macadamia Castle are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Byron Tourist Information Centre - 9 min drive
  • Byron Bay Golf Course - 14 min drive
  • Hayters Hill Nature Reserve - 17 min drive
  • Arakwal National Park - 22 min drive
  • Tallow Beach - 29 min drive

Getting around

  • Mullumbimby Station - 25 min drive
  • AirportBallina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Byron Bay Brewery - 6 min drive
  • Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. - 9 min drive
  • Kinoko - 9 min drive
  • Mokha - 9 min drive
  • Twisted Sista - 9 min drive
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About this property

Cape Byron Retreat

4-star guesthouse in Skinners Shoot with free parking
This smoke-free guesthouse features an outdoor pool, multilingual staff and a garden. Free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Additionally, barbecues, a picnic area and a communal living room are on-site. All 9 individually furnished rooms feature free WiFi and room service. Guests will also find digital TV, fridges and coffee/tea makers.
Cape Byron Retreat offers 9 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with coffee/tea makers and a hairdryer. Each accommodation is individually furnished. Digital televisions are provided.

This Skinners Shoot guesthouse provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the guest house include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • On-site parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8:00 AM–9:30 AM: AUD 30.00 per person
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Outdoor pool
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • No lifts
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking

More

  • Communal living room
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge

More

  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Restaurant dining guide

Policies

Check-in

Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property 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)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property

Property is also known as

Cape Byron Retreat B&B
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Cape Byron Retreat House
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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Cape Byron Retreat and receive a full refund?
Yes, Cape Byron Retreat offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Cape Byron Retreat cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Cape Byron Retreat?
As of 26 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Cape Byron Retreat on 24 Feb. 2021 start from AU$185, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Cape Byron Retreat have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is Cape Byron Retreat pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Cape Byron Retreat?
Self-parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Cape Byron Retreat?
Check-in ends–9:00 PM. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Cape Byron Retreat?
Checkout is at 10 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does Cape Byron Retreat provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Cape Byron Retreat located?
Situated in Skinners Shoot, this guesthouse is 1.1 mi (1.7 km) from Cumbebin Swamp Nature Reserve and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Main Beach. Byron Tourist Information Centre is 2.5 mi (4 km) away.
4.7
Exceptional
Rating 5 - Excellent. 73 out of 93 reviews
5 - Excellent 78%
Rating 4 - Good. 16 out of 93 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 93 reviews
3 - Okay 2%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 93 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 93 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.7/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.8/5

Amenities

4.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Beautiful location, situated away from the hustle and bustle. Room was fantastic and very comfortable.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Perfect place to wind down and relax. Friendly and helpful staff. Short drive to middle of Byron would stay again next time we are here.
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The property is beautiful and secluded. It feels like you're in the middle of nowhere but it's just out of town!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

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