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Rae's on Wategos

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Ballina, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time back after a long break, was sincerely impressed, has improved in lots of ways, decor,welcome update, food excellent, service great,nice atmosphere great location.Staying in Byron must give it a go.

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1Thank Patricia K
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wategos Beach sets the scene for Rae's. First impression was quirky luxury. We loved the ocean views from our room. Our room was non traditional Luxury which we like. We loved the fact that just a few steps outside we were at the beach and we could return quickly for chilled champagne. We did have a hiccup with our booking...

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1Thank Jopossum
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been looking for an excellent Dinner combining top end seafood cuisine, ambience and service and we found it at Rae's. Easily the best meal in the area that we have had and a beautiful environment in which to enjoy it. Many thanks and highly recommended

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1Thank DMPPH
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just awesome not only the vista but food & staff, couldn't fault it! Extensive wine list accompanied fabulous food, great seafood dishes locally sourced, deserts to due for! Loved everything about it.

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1Thank 59kerrie
Bendigo, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing food, amazing location, amazing atmosphere, amazing service. Steak was melt in my mouth! King prawns were delicious even the ciabatta bread and butter were better than I've ever had! It's is expensive, but worth it... treat yourself!

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1Thank Wayne R
Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We went here on Monday evening with another couple. Everything was elegant. From the fresh lilies at the entrance to the recommended after dinner beverages.. The service was impeccable and the food was impressive. We will definitely be back at this restaurant - bookings recommended as the restaurant filled up quite quickly. It is rather expensive (especially when the waiter...

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1Thank Kristee A
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The view here is amazing. Just relax and watch the waves roll in. The food is delicious, we loved everything we had and the staff are extremely professional yet friendly at the same time. Would highly recommend

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1Thank lindagV3395OS
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We visited as a group of 8 for a long lunch recently, having been staying at Lennox and catching a cab. We selected the 7 course degustation and the matching wines. The food was excellent as was the service. The waiter in particular was very knowledgable re the wine and food and very friendly. The restaurant is relatively small but...

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Makati, Philippines
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

"Tonights food fest brought tears to my eyes - feeling loved up - thank you to all the extraordinary team at Rae's Watego. Chef Guy Hutchinson delivered a 30 year palette dream come true". Extremely hospitable & made to feel really special; hence our third night on the trot to Rae's restaurant for dinner. The food is exquisite & the...

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2Thank AmandaHasell
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Rae's is a magical place. Situated by the bay with a beautiful chic open space, Rae's offers diners a sensational food and beverage experience. Stunning seafood and matching wines leaves you wanting more. Enjoy!!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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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 Bay
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Rae`s On Watego`s Hotel Byron Bay
Raes On Wategos Byron Bay
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Byron Bay
#5 Family Hotel in Byron Bay
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“Go for the view, book restarurant”
 of 5 bubbles Hubieone, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we only went to restaurant”
 of 5 bubbles suzannew970, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Only viewed the Delux Suite and each room is very different.”
 of 5 bubbles TripGoat, 7 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Unless you want a room with nudes suggest asking for one without them”
 of 5 bubbles Linda0615, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“A review on the restaurant.., 7 years on and very disappointing”
 of 5 bubbles BekkyHay, 6 Dec 2015 | Read review
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