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Byron Bay is Australia’s easternmost town features kilometres of sandy crescents, known as a must-see for beachcombers and surfers alike. It is the quintessential beach getaway, where spectacular clifftop walking trails, regional dining and a hippie vibe lure in sun-seekers across the globe. You’ll find a variety of accommodation options to choose from, including luxury Byron Bay resorts, low-key hotels, charming cottages and classic beachside motels.

Surf girl looking into distance
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With the help of over 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve pulled together a list of the top Byron Bay resorts and hotels. With easy access to this seaside town’s top attractions, these places are perfect for both first-timers and repeat visitors, featuring on-site dining, outdoor pools, beachfront locales and family-friendly activities.

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Elements of Byron – MGallery by Sofitel

Elements of Byron - MGallery by Sofitel, Byron Bay resort
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One of the best Byron Bay resorts on the beach, Elements of Byron – MGallery by Sofitel boasts 5-star facilities and luxury one and two-bedroom villas. In addition to unlimited in-house movies, guests are treated to gas fireplaces, kitchens and indoor/outdoor living areas.

You’re spoilt for choice, from a temperature-controlled pool with hanging day beds to a beach lounge and adult’s only pool. Sip cocktails poolside, then visit Azure Bar & Grill for local specialties or get pampered from head-to-toe at the posh Osprey Spa.

Hotel Highlights

  • Outdoor pools with private cabanas, hanging daybeds and poolside service.
  • A luxe spa with tailored spa packages with full-body massages and facials.
  • A 15-minute drive from Cape Byron Lighthouse, which offers spectacular coastal views.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 293 – USD 447
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 144 Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Byron at Byron, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort

Byron at Byron, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort
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Looking for a romantic getaway in Australia? Byron at Byron, a Crystalbrook Collection Resort offers a range of refined suites. Choose from the luxury rainforest or treetops suites, which include kitchenettes, living rooms, yoga mats and freestanding deep-soak tubs.

Surrounded by 18 hectares of pristine rainforest, it features an outdoor pool, day spa and morning yoga. In addition to a rainforest setting, Forest restaurant works hand-in-hand with local farmers for sustainably sourced seafood and free-range proteins. Also, if you love the outdoors, this location is ideal near Tallow Beach and Arakwal National Park.

Hotel Highlights

  • One of the best Byron Bay resorts for couples.
  • One and two-bedroom suite options with rainforest canopy views.
  • Signature rainforest dining with a list of sustainable, organic and biodynamic wines.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 333 – USD 584
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 77-97 Broken Head Road, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

The Garden Burees

The Garden Burees, Byron Bay resort
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The Garden Burees offers a unique array of accommodation options to suit all types of travellers. Choose from a two-story Grand Buree, self-contained studios and Balinese-inspired bungalows, some of which include BBQs, kitchens, verandas and entertainment areas.

Ready to explore the outdoors? Head to nearby Cape Byron Marine Park to kayak through the clear waters next to a pod of bottlenose dolphins. After a long day of sightseeing, retreat to the Buddha Gardens Day Spa for a salt scrub or massage.

Hotel Highlights

  • A three-bedroom Grand Buree for large groups with a private pool.
  • Wellbeing packages for couples with Swedish massages and access to a heated plunge pool.
  • Able to arrange kayaking, diving, hang gliding and whale watching tours.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 237 – USD 702
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 17 Gordon Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

The Lord Byron

The Lord Byron
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Offering a tropical atmosphere, The Lord Byron is one of the best Byron Bay resorts for travellers wanting to be in the town centre. Save money in a Deluxe Queen Room with a balcony and free Wi-Fi, or upgrade to a luxury apartment for a spacious living room and kitchen.

In addition to an outdoor pool and full-size tennis court, there is a poolside bar and paddle board/surfboard hire. Prefer to sleep in? They also offer complimentary late check-out for late risers. Stretch your legs on the nearby Cape Byron Walking Track, where you can spot humpback whales migrating between June and November.

Hotel Highlights

  • A heated outdoor pool, tennis courts and a poolside bar.
  • The range of room options, from single rooms to two and three-bedroom apartments.
  • A 10-minute stroll to the beach, as well as a variety of cafes, bars and restaurants.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 121 – USD 930
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 120 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

Glen Villa Resort

Glen Villa Resort, Byrin Bay resort
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Byron Bay’s top attractions are at your doorstep when staying at Glen Villa Resort, which offers deluxe cabins, cottages and beach huts. The self-contained spaces feature kitchens and flat-screen TVs, while cosy Beach Huts are the perfect option between cabins and camping.

Make a splash in the outdoor pool, then unwind in the picnic area with BBQs or take advantage of the laundry facilities. Want a birds-eye view of Byron Bay? The nearby Skydive Byron Bay offers the ultimate adrenaline rush.

Hotel Highlights

  • One of the most affordable Byron Bay resorts near the town centre.
  • An outdoor pool, washer/dryers and BBQ area.
  • Just 350 metres from the town centre and 500 metres from Main Beach.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 56 – USD 162
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 80-86 Butler Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Beach Hotel Resort

Beach Hotel Resort
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One of the best beachfront Byron Bay resorts, Beach Hotel Resort overlooks the golden sands of Main Beach. Its spacious suites feature garden or sea views, king-size beds and flat-screen TVs, as well as well-stocked mini bars. Upgrade to a Beach Balcony Suite for Pacific coastline views from a private balcony.

Not only does it offer a beachfront location, but on-site amenities include an outdoor pool, heated spa and liquor store. In addition, the on-site Beach Kitchen supports local producers with healthy bites and classic pub meals.

Hotel Highlights

  • Luxe suites with indoor/outdoor living areas and private balconies with beach views.
  • Wood-fire pizzas and Bangalow Stick Pork & Prawns at Beach Kitchen.
  • A two-minute walk to shops and restaurants, including Mexican dishes at Miss Margarita.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 229 – USD 315
Guest Rating: 8
Address: Bay Lane, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Byron Beachcomber

Byron Beachcomber, Byron Bay resort
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One of the top Byron Bay resorts for self-contained holidays, Byron Beachcomber boasts a range of studios and one-bedroom apartments. Entry-level King Rooms feature kitchenettes and balconies, while the 1 Bedroom Poolside adds a full kitchen and pool views.

Head straight for the shore or relax poolside, while a shaded BBQ area is perfect for whipping up a meal. Want to try your hand at surfing? Head to The Pass to ride the gentle waves or watch the pros in action from the wooden platform.

Hotel Highlights

  • A range of self-contained units right on the beach.
  • A tropical saltwater pool, heated spa and covered BBQ area.
  • Complimentary secure underground car park, Wi-Fi and on-site laundry facilities.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 121 – USD 284
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 23-25 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

The Oasis Apartments and Treetop Houses

The Oasis Apartments and Treetop Houses
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Offering a range of self-contained holiday apartments, The Oasis Apartments and Treetop Houses also boast resort-style facilities. Not only does it have a heated pool, spa and sauna, but there’s also a tennis court, a children’s wading pool and BBQs.

The family-friendly hotel is set on 2.4 hectares of tropical gardens, with spacious two-bedroom apartments perfect for large groups. In addition to living and dining areas, split-level treetop houses add decks with heated spas.

Hotel Highlights

  • Secluded beach access, an outdoor pool and bike, surf and bodyboard hire.
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with an Under 7s Play Area and children’s pool.
  • A 400-metre walk to Tallow Beach and three minutes south of the town centre.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 90 – USD 236
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 24 Scott St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Outrigger Bay Apartments

Outrigger Bay Apartments, Byron Bay resort
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Outrigger Bay Apartments is a top pick for families, offering a range of two and three-bedroom self-contained apartments. All apartments have full kitchens, laundry and free Wi-Fi, as well as private balconies for taking in the gorgeous views.

HotelsCombined visitors love the hotel’s family-friendly atmosphere and on-site facilities, which include a heated saltwater pool, BBQ area and large outdoor heated spa tub. Its biggest perk, however, is the direct access to the picturesque beach and easy access to shops and restaurants.

Hotel Highlights

  • Spacious, family-friendly one and two-bedroom apartments with balconies.
  • A heated pool, BBQ area, spa tub and Austar TV.
  • Direct Byron Bay beach access and a 150-meter stroll from the town centre.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 135 – USD 349
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Shirley St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Eco Beach Resort

Eco Beach Resort
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You’ll be just 350 metres from the soft sandy Byron beaches when staying at Eco Beach Resort. Nestled next to the town centre, it boasts inviting perks such as a sparkling outdoor pool, heated outdoor spa and BBQ area.

The fully self-contained studios and one-bedroom apartments offer a dose of beachside living. Each apartment has a balcony or courtyard, as well as air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and access to underground parking.

Hotel Highlights

  • A range of self-contained apartments as well as a swimming pool and BBQ.
  • A 15-minute drive from day trip activities in Bangalow, Brunswick Heads and Lennox Head.
  • Just 30 minutes to Ballina Airport and 45 minutes from Gold Coast Airport.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: USD 250 – USD 344
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 35-37 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Aloha Byron Bay

Aloha Byron Bay, Byron Bay resort
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The perfect base for a Byron Bay getaway, Aloha Byron Bay is a stone’s throw from the shoreline. The boutique accommodation offers a range of options to suit your needs, from studio-style villas and a two-bedroom apartment to a king studio. Alternatively, opt for the four-bedroom Beach House if you’re with a group.

All rooms have access to a heated saltwater pool surrounded by tropical foliage, as well as a BBQ area. Guests can also use the poolside kitchen, which is fully equipped with coffee, filtered water and newspapers/magazines.

Hotel Highlights

  • A four-bedroom Beach House with an open-plan living area, private pool and separate entry.
  • A heated saltwater pool, BBQ area and shared poolside kitchen with essentials.
  • Within easy reach of the North Coast’s iconic surf breaks and beaches.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 143 – USD 537
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 58 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia


East on Byron

East on Byron
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Home to stunning villas, East on Byron is located directly opposite the beach. The open-plan interiors open onto large private balconies and spacious courtyards, while fully-equipped kitchens, a private BBQ and entertainment area take it to the next level.

Got the family in tow? Upgrade to one of the lavish Penthouses with private pools and separate outdoor spaces for extra room to stretch out. These sun-dapped spaces can accommodate up to six guests.

Hotel Highlights

  • Two-bedroom apartments with large living spaces, balconies and BBQs.
  • Large three-bedroom Penthouses with outdoor terraces, BBQs and pools.
  • An on-site swimming pool and direct access to the beach.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 343 – USD 451
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 35 Childe St, Byron Bay NSW 2481, Australia

Byron Cove Beach House

Byron Cove Beach House, Byron Bay resort
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An adults-only retreat, Byron Cove Beach House is a perfect retreat for singles, couples, newlyweds and honeymooners. In addition to a full continental breakfast daily, guests are treated to an outdoor pool, sauna and steam room as well as free Wi-Fi.

Featuring five self-contained European-style rooms, each of the spaces at this luxe getaway offers private entrances and balconies. Modern comforts include flat-screen TVs, air conditioning and bar fridges.

Hotel Highlights

  • An outdoor pool area with sun loungers, a steam room and sauna.
  • Stylish rooms with balconies for two, private entrances and mini bars.
  • Adults-only accommodation less than a five-minute walk from Belongil Beach.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 193 – USD 214
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 10 Kendall Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Atlantic Byron Bay

Atlantic Byron Bay
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Atlantic Byron Bay offers boutique-style accommodation, just steps from the popular cafes and white sandy beaches of Byron Bay. Surrounded by tropical foliage, couples can soak up the sunshine on the lawn, cool off in the pool or enjoy the starry night skies at the fire pit.

Couples will love the individually decorated rooms with king-size beds and air conditioning, which offer access to open-plan shared kitchens and outdoor dining areas. Cook up a feast in the kitchen, roll out your yoga mat in the tranquil garden area or unwind in the hanging chairs and day beds.

Hotel Highlights

  • An outdoor pool, as well as shared kitchens and BBQ facilities.
  • Beach amenities on offer, including surfboards, towels and umbrellas.
  • Push bikes for cruising around and a “Locals Guide” highlighting popular cafes and stores.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 139 – USD 232
Guest Rating: 9
Address: 13 Marvel Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

Bayhaven Lodge

Bayhaven Lodge, Byron Bay resort
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Located in the heart of Byron Bay, Bayhaven Lodge offers a boutique guesthouse experience. Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, this property was built in the 1930s as whalers cottage. Family-owned and run, it offers access to Bryon Bay’s top attractions.

There are four different styles of accommodation, which means there’s a perfect stay for all travellers. Garden Suites are ideal for couples with French doors leading to the tropical gardens, while Superior Suites add an extra bedroom and indoor/outdoor living areas.

Hotel Highlights

  • The perfect blend of history and charm with its boutique-style accommodation options.
  • In-room amenities such as bar fridges, flat-screen TVs, BBQs and outdoor furniture.
  • A short drive from Byron Community Market, which showcases local vendors selling the region’s diverse cuisines.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 155 – USD 302
Guest Rating: 8
Address: 16 Shirley Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia

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Escape to Paradise at These Top Byron Bay Resorts & Hotels

Tallow Beach at Cape Byron, Byron Bay, Australia, Oceania
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Byron Bay is a top holiday destination in Australia, offering beachside bliss with a beautiful coastline, lush landscapes and a hippie community. It’s a hotspot for creative souls and nature lovers, beloved for its coastal walks, surf swells and thriving food scene. Rest and recharge at one of these top Byron Bay resorts and hotels for easy access to stunning beaches and luxury on-site amenities.

What are your favourite Byron Bay resorts and hotels? Let us know in the comments below.

About the author

Charity De Souza Born and raised in Orlando, Florida, I have been travelling with my battered backpack full-time for over a decade. My favourite travel memories include skydiving in Switzerland, wine tasting in Portugal, road tripping through Iceland, snorkelling in Indonesia and watching a sunset in the Sahara Desert.

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