The northern rivers region is a tourism mecca (globally and domestic). This page has been created to help you find hotels and motels for your next getaway.

We’re please to bring you recommendations from our travel partner We’ve provided the top hotels below, but you can search the complete range of options for accommodation that suits your needs and budget.

Here are some of the top rated places to stay by location:

Find hotels in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is arguably the number one coastal destination in Australia for holiday makers. Located on Australia’s most easterly point, it boasts beautiful coast lines, world class festivals and vibrant culture. Accommodation is at a premium, but there’s a wide range of places to stay. You can find hotels in Byron Bay to suit your budget on this page.

28 Degrees Byron Bay - Adults Only

An adults only oasis for discerning holiday makers looking for a sustainable and distraction free Byron Bay experience. 28 Degrees has everything covered, so all you need to do is rest, rejuvenate, and return to yourself
  • Rated Exceptional at 9.6/10
  • Two minute walk to the centre of town
  • Four minute walk to the beach
Located in the heart of Byron Bay

The Villas of Byron

Set against a backdrop of lush coastal rainforest, The Villas are designed as exclusive compounds, and provides guests with the ultimate accommodation experience. Private pool and spa add to the luxury of these magnificent villas,
  • Rated Exceptional at 9.6/10
  • 5-star luxurious villas
  • On-site chef
Located at Gordon Street, Byron Bay

The Beach Shack Byron Bay

Enjoy private and exclusive beach shacks which have every luxury at your disposal. Each of the six stylish shacks has its own subtle character. They are all self-contained with private entrance and secluded enough for total peace and tranquillity
  • Rated Superb at 9.4/10
  • Three minute walk to Belongil beach
  • Seven minutes from the heart of Byron Bay
Located at Belongil Beach

Watermark at Wategos Beach

Choose from Beachfront Studios or a one bedroom Ocean View Apartment, perfect for couples, or bring the family to stay in the three bedroom Private Residence. Perfect for watching whales, dolphins, walkers and surfers.
  • Rated Superb at 9.0/10
  • Beachfront with ocean views
  • Fully self contained
Located at Wategos Beach

Buhwi Bira Byron Bay - Studio

The perfect place for couples or singles to enjoy the best of Byron Bay. It’s located minutes to the beach and the finest restaurants, bars, cafes, shopping and night life. Two people max – no children.
  • Rated Superb at 9.3/10
  • Whole studio apartment
  • Fully self contained
Located at Butler Lane, Byron Bay

Find hotels in Ballina

Ballina offers so much more than the iconic Big Prawn. It serves as a tourism gateway to Lismore and Byron Bay and boasts 32km of pristine beaches There is some fantastic accommodation, but you need to get in early if you want to secure somewhere great. You can find hotels in Ballina to suit your budget at the top of this page.

The Cubana Ballina

The Cubana brings back the golden age of Australian road trips with its lively retro accommodation. It reflects the playful vintage hotels of the 1960s.
  • Rated Superb at 9.2
  • Swimming pool
  • BBQ facilities
Located at River Street,Ballina

Ballina Manor Boutique Hotel

Ballina Manor is a stylish small, multi-award winning boutique hotel. It has been meticulously restored and furnished with exquisite antiques and incorporates all the luxuries of the 21st Century.
  • Rated Superb at 9.1/10
  • Short stroll to town
  • Gateway to the hinterland
Located at Norton Street, Ballina

Grandview Apartments

Expansive views of the Pacific Ocean on one side, and sweeping Richmond River and coastal views on the other, Grandview Apartments offer spacious, self-catered accommodation in a resort-style setting.
  • Rated Superb at 9.0/10
  • Beach front
  • Great for festival goers
Located at Grandview Street, Ballina

Reflections Holiday Parks Shaws Bay

Beachfront cabins with free WiFi, a children’s playground, games room, and free BBQ facilities. All cabins are air-conditioned and feature a private balcony.
  • Rated Superb at 9.0/10
  • Beach front
  • Dog friendly
Located at Brighton Street, East Ballina

Ballina Heritage Inn

Boasting comfortable four-star accommodation, Ballina Heritage Inn offers a range of different rooms for couples, families and business guests.
  • Rated Fabulous at 8.6/10
  • 150 metres to the Richmond river
  • Great for couples
Located at River Street, Ballina

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