Ruskin House

157 verified reviews
Address: 131 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales

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Hotel Information

Check In
  • Begin Time: 2:00 PM
  • End Time: 11:00 PM
  • Instructions: Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Special Instructions: There is no front desk at this property. This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in.

Check Out
  • Time: 10:30 AM

  • Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access. Additional amenities at this guesthouse include concierge services and gift shops/newsstands.

  • Continental breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business Amenities
  • Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, multilingual staff, and luggage storage. Free self parking is available onsite.

  • Make yourself at home in one of the 5 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and iPod docking stations. 32-inch LCD televisions and DVD players are provided, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as desks and coffee/tea makers.

  • With a stay at Ruskin House, you'll be centrally located in Byron Bay, within a 5-minute drive of Tallow Beach and Main Beach. This 4-star guesthouse is 2 mi (3.3 km) from Wategos Beach and 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Arakwal National Park.

Know Before You Go

  • Children 15 years old and younger are not permitted at this property.

What's Nearby

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Arakwal National Park - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Byron Tourist Information Centre - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Cumbebin Swamp Nature Reserve - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Belongil Beach - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Main Beach - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Tallow Beach - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Cape Byron State Conservation Area - 1.8 km / 1.1 mi
Captain Cook Lookout - 2 km / 1.2 mi
Clarkes Beach - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
The Pass - 2.6 km / 1.6 mi
Wategos Beach - 2.9 km / 1.8 mi
Cape Byron Lighthouse - 3.4 km / 2.1 mi
Byron Bay Golf Course - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Little Wategos Beach - 3.5 km / 2.2 mi
Tyagarah Nature Reserve - 4.6 km / 2.9 mi

The nearest airports are:
Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway) - 34.1 km / 21.2 mi
Lismore, NSW (LSY) - 48.8 km / 30.3 mi

The preferred airport for Ruskin House is Ballina, NSW (BNK-Ballina - Byron Gateway).


  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Free WiFi
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Spa services on site
  • Garden
  • Smoke-free property
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Free self parking
  • Terrace
  • Concierge services
  • Fees


    The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

    • Fee for continental breakfast: AUD 15 per person (approximately)
    • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

    The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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