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Bay Motel
3 stars

Bay Motel

12 Bay Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481, Australia
Byron Bay, Australia
See location+61 266 856 121

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based on 690 reviews
690 reviews
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About Bay Motel

  • Motel Room
    You’ll have direct access to the parking lot
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free
Bay Motel is located in the heart of Byron Bay, directly opposite Main Beach and the Byron Bay Surf Club. Restaurants, cafés, shops, and a lively nightlife are within minutes of the motel. The motel offers 1 and 2-bedroom suites with air conditioning, free satellite TV, microwave and coffee making facilities. Free secure parking is available. Cape Byron Lighthouse is just a 30-minute walk from the Bay Motel. Ballina Byron Gateway Airport is a 30-minute drive away.

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Prices are based on 1 night including VAT, excluding local taxes and fees.

Amenities at Bay Motel

  • Snorkelling
  • Beachfront
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Free toiletries

Things to do

  • Hiking
  • Eco tourism
  • Beach access
  • Bicycle hire
  • Fishing
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Bingo
  • Horse riding
  • Bowling
  • Windsurfing


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Air-conditioned
  • Dustbins
  • Conditioner


  • Wine glasses
  • Electric kettle
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenware
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee machine
  • Kitchenette


  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Tile/marble floor
  • Storage available


  • Shower
  • Additional toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Disabled access
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Drying rack for clothing


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden

Services and conveniences

  • Car hire
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Streaming service
  • TV


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 metres)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Saltwater pool
  • Pool towels

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care


  • Tennis

Reviews of Bay Motel

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How comfortable are the beds at Bay Motel?

Guests have described the beds at Bay Motel as super comfy and very comfortable.

Is parking available at Bay Motel?

Yes, Bay Motel offers free parking on site, making it convenient for guests with vehicles.

What can I expect from the food quality at Bay Motel?

Guests have praised the clean and comfortable rooms, and the amazing location of Bay Motel, with easy access to many restaurants and being right across from the beach.

How clean are the rooms at Bay Motel?

The rooms at Bay Motel are described as clean, tidy, and spotlessly clean, ensuring a pleasant stay for guests.

What is the customer service like at Bay Motel?

The staff at Bay Motel are known for being friendly, helpful, and accommodating, providing excellent service to guests.

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Opt for a Room with a View

Several guests mentioned that the views from the rooms were spectacular. Opting for a room with a balcony facing the beach comes highly recommended.

Consider Low Season Visits

August is considered the low season, which could be a great time to visit for a quieter experience and potentially lower rates.

Noise Consideration

Some guests noted that the noise from garbage trucks in the early morning was bothersome. Light sleepers may want to consider this before booking.

Nearby Attractions

The hotel is conveniently located near various attractions, including Main Beach, Guest House Museum, Arakwal National Park, and Wategos Beach, making it an ideal choice for those looking to explore the area.

Room Cleanliness

While many guests praised the cleanliness of the rooms, a few mentioned specific issues such as the need for more shelves in the bathroom and instances of cleanliness concerns. It may be helpful to manage expectations accordingly.

Parking Convenience

The hotel offers free on-site parking, which can be a significant advantage considering the proximity to the beach and nearby attractions.

Accessibility Features

The hotel provides increased accessibility and non-smoking rooms, catering to the needs of diverse guests.

Consider Noise Levels

Some guests mentioned noise disturbances, particularly from garbage trucks and neighboring establishments. Light sleepers may want to prepare for potential disruptions.

Consider Room Upgrades

Some guests were offered upgrades to sister hotels, such as Glen Villa, which enhanced their overall experience. Inquiring about such options could be worthwhile.

Family-Friendly Services

The hotel offers babysitting or child care services, making it a convenient choice for families traveling with young children.


12 Bay Street, Byron Bay, NSW 2481

What's nearby

  • Main Beach0.5 km
  • Guest House Museum1 km
  • Arakwal National Park1.7 km
  • Wategos Beach1.9 km
  • Cape Byron Lighthouse2.1 km
  • Belongil Beach2.7 km
  • Tallow Beach4.7 km
  • Kings Beach6.7 km



Check in anytime after 14:00, check out anytime before 10:00


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FAQs when booking at Bay Motel

  • Where is Bay Motel located?

    Bay Motel is located at 12 Bay Street, 0.6 km from the centre of Byron Bay. Main Beach is the closest landmark to Bay Motel.

  • When is check-in time and check-out time at Bay Motel?

    Check-in time is 14:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at Bay Motel.

  • Does Bay Motel offer free Wi-Fi?

    Yes, Bay Motel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Does Bay Motel offer free parking?

    Yes, Bay Motel offers free parking.

  • How far is Bay Motel from the airport?

    Bay Motel is 22.6 km from Ballina Byron. Bay Motel is 40.3 km from Lismore.

  • Does Bay Motel have a pool?

    Yes, Bay Motel has a pool on-site.

  • How does KAYAK find such great Bay Motel hotel deals?

    KAYAK scours the web for all room deals available at Bay Motel in Byron Bay and lets you compare them to find the best rate for your stay. Many different travel sites will offer discounts or deals at different times for rooms at Bay Motel and KAYAK will provide you with prices from a huge range of travel sites. That means that you can always find a great deal for Bay Motel.

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Good to know

Value for money


Distance to city centre

0.6 km

Nearest airport

Ballina Byron

Distance to airport

22.5 km