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Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Staff were more then accommodating with our late arrival due to traffic from the gold coast and time zone switch. Room was very nice. Water pressure was great. Nice spacious shower. Also left us put some milk for coffee.

Thank Quintin R
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We have nothing but the best to say about this place. We stayed here for five nights with our two young children (3 and 5). The staff were just so friendly, the location is an easy walk to the beach, and the rooms are spotless. It is a really great value and such a great experience!

1Thank ferica123
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the Dolphins for two nights only. It was very pleasant and the staff were helpful. The rooms are good size and beds are comfy. Great hot shower and very clean. Walking distance to town. 10 min only. Great coffee next door. Apart from the wire dining chairs which were quite uncomfortable and left marks on our legs...

Thank holly h
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice service and kindly staff. Walking distance to town. Kitchen facilities adequate for a longer stay. A little bit too noisy, we had the room close to the main road, Lack of products in bathroom: soap, shampoo, conditioner. Good value for money.

Thank Carmen G
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The receptionist said there were no queen rooms available and initially offered us a triple room at extra cost. We evidently looked a little dismayed at the thought of paying a higher rate, when she suggested the guest house. It was a gem. There are four(?) rooms upstairs , each with private en suite, and separate key. A huge kitchen...

Thank Jeanette C
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Location - convenient bikeride into town or 2 mins in car. On main road into the suburbs but no real traffic noise Style - I like what they have done to update an old motor inn. The tropical feel & pop of colour on the doors really work with the location. Picnic table and lawn area are nice. Service -...

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Stayed 3 nights at Byron Bay. The new guest house built behind the reception is a lovely find. Four upstairs guest rooms each with private balcony (motel style rooms with a modern vibe including his/hers wash basins) and downstairs a beautiful shared guest lounge, massive fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher and granite bench tops, outdoor setting and lounge room. Only...

1Thank ClareLouiseSydney
Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Byron Bay is a quite expensive place to visit. Thus, it is not a surprise that all regular hotels (not youth hostels with dorm beds) are at least near or more than AU$200 per night. Dolphins' Inn is much cheaper, at around AU$140. I think it is quite clean, the room is big (and my room even has a handicap...

Thank Saricie_Q
Reviewed 5 May 2016

We booked into the Dolphin at the last minute as we decided to stay one more night in Byron Bay & couldn't remain at the same place. The receptionist was very helpful & friendly and the room was really lovely. We were able to do our washing there for $3 but there is no dryer & unfortunately it got soaked...

Thank RussellFeedMe
East Maitland, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We had a unit away from the road and it was comfortable, comfortable bed, quiet and spotless. The cost was reasonable compared to other places in Byron but my advice would be to book ahead as we tried to book on the same day and it was sold out. Seems very popular and for good reason.

Thank Farmblues

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Address: 32 Bangalow Rd, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Shire > Byron Bay
Price Range: $152 - $345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Dolphins 3.5*
Number of rooms: 6
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“The rooms at the street are not so quiet.”
T1475GYcarmeng, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Up stairs guest room at the back (away from the road). Has a private balcony”
ClareLouiseSydney, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“The guest house rooms are the best id say”
I2331ZHfionam, 29 Mar 2016 | Read review
“In the guesthouse ask for either room 1,2 or 4 as they have a balcony. but all rooms are great though.”
NielsKR, 18 Mar 2016 | Read review
“As far away from the road as possible.”
AquaPacifica, 8 Jul 2015 | Read review
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