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Ruskin House @ Byron Bay

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by Ivana Katz (subscribe)
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Published April 9th 2012
Ruskin House is a lovely 4.5 star Bed & Breakfast centrally located in the beautiful Byron Bay. Whilst the property is only a short walk away from the main shopping area and Main beach, it offers peaceful surroundings and plenty of parking.

5 rooms are available and each is tastefully decorated and features air conditioning, LCD TV, DVD player, a bar fridge and coffee making facilities. Four of the rooms have a bathroom with a spa bath and all rooms are serviced daily.

Delicious continental and cooked breakfast are available and can be enjoyed in the B&B's private courtyard. Continental breakfast includes coffee/tea and a glass of juice, seasonal fresh fruit platter, toast with jam or honey or a choice of a fresh fruit smoothie, homemade muesli and a selection of cereals.

Cooked breakfast includes continental breakfast plus a choice of eggs, bacon, tomato & toast, pancakes, toasted, ham cheese and tomato sandwich, eggs benedict, eggs florentine and several other choices.

Ruskin House is a family owned B&B and is run by the very friendly and helpful Gavin & Lucie. You will enjoy all the home comforts and are guaranteed to be made feel welcome.
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Byron Bay is a vibrant seaside town approximately 1.5 hours south of Gold Coast and 2.5 hours north of Coffs Harbour. It offers a great range of shops, restaurants, cafes and stunning beaches. Since the 1970's Byron Bay has emerged from being a quiet surfing town to being the second most popular tourist destination in NSW and is the home to many celebrities, artists, fashion designers, filmmakers, musicians and alternative health professionals.

Some of the most popular Byron Bay beaches include Belongil Beach, Clarks Beach, Main Beach, The Pass, Wategos Beach and Tallow Beach. Surfing is a way of life here and the area offers ideal conditions for the beginners as well as the more advanced.

There is plenty to do in the area go hot air ballooning, learn to surf, visit Crystal Palace, take a guided tour of the historic Cape Byron Lighthouse, go diving or snorkling at Julian Rocks Marine Park or go dolphin kayaking.

If you need some rest and relaxation, why not spend a day at one of Byron Bay day spas set in lush tropical gardens and enjoy a Swedish, Hawaiian or Shiatsu massage or a luxurious facial.

Byron Bay offers something for everyone, so whether you are looking for a weekend get away or a family holiday, include this region on your shortlist and consider staying at the Ruskin House for a comfortable and convenient accommodation.

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Why? 4.5 star bed and breakfast
When: All year round
Where: 131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
Cost: From $135 per night
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