About this listing
A private room a short walk to beach and Byron town centre. Utilize experienced local Knowledge, FREE Wifi, FREE Surfboard, Kitchen, Laundry in the Best Location ! Friendly safe environment
Lots of trees and Relax near the beach in a Friendly Byron Atmosphere that welcomes all visitors on a short or longer stay.. Please Make your self at home here in my place.. I also have use of the nearby pool and beach access across road. Can organize free buses to clubs ect, but don't worry cause its walking distance just far enough away not too be disturbed by noise and rowdy people when peace and quiet is required.. The Bedroom is Private (seen in pics). You have a fridge/cupboard space and your welcome to use the Kitchen/lounge area. You may also use the washing Machine/Dryer. The place is a older style brick unit.. Nothing special about the bathroom but everything works well and I keep it clean, good shower pressure ect. There is a comfy Queeen bed in your private room always with fresh sheets and towels.. + Your room has a TV (Foxtel) and cupboard storage with clothes hangers ect.. Please ask me if you have any other questions and ill do my best too answer..
There have been many recent improvements, updated pics ect so sure you will be happy with your choice.. You'll be given your Keys on arrival, Wifi code and where the cups plates and cooking stuff is.. Shown maps and given recommendations if you require.. such as cheapest surf lessons, Where you may get $5 dinners etc. Cool hangouts and Awesome beaches as you can't beat local knowledge..priceless ;) and will really save your money + making your Airbnb trip worth while and the best it can be..
WIFI internet (unlimited)
Surfboard ( Large soft Beginners)
Kick and punch pads
Bike (Best way to cruise around Byron)
FOXTEL pay tv in your room
Interaction with Guests
I'm Normally there too meet and greet + answer any questions you may have... Im happy too show you around town or let you have your privacy.. There is a lock on your door so treat the place like your home away from home Just a stone throw to the beach and a short walk into Town Center.. The Unit is a older style and you have use of the kitchen, small lounge space, Laundry and bathroom. Enjoy as a simple base in a great location where you can feel safe and comfortable..
One neighbour runs a surf school and the others around mostly work in the local cafes and bars in the town because its so close to everything.. Its a real Beach culture
one of the Main benefits is its a 10 min walk to town centre and the beach is across the road..
Other Things to Note
Check in time is after 1pm and check out is 12 Thanks.. Ill be there too meet and greet and you can ask me any questions you want too know...
It is a simple place but I keep it clean and normally around for general security and look after things + great to utilize for my local knowledge : ) . I have a private screened section with a single bed behind the lounge(seen on pics) only I use on occasions for my bookings and a spare day bed (keeps me out of your way). Dont worry I respect your privacy and are just here if you need so you can feel safe, secure and Comfortable. Also be aware on occasion there may be other trusted Airbnb guests in the other room so all are asked to respect and tread Quietly + polite with a friendly attitude if you were to come across someone else.. Thanks
* Respect Byron and my home
* No noisy or disruptive behaviour
*Make a Mess.. Don't stress.. and clean it up after..
*Be as quiet as possible if coming home late. (be gentle with doors ect)
*Mention any problem to me and im sure it can be fixed asap.
* Try to be polite and friendly.
* be sure to read the "House Manual" before arrival. This should cover most things. Mainly just use common sense and don't be preoccupied with what others are doing, or getting a 5 star rating as Im sure it will come your way as I'm very thankful and respect my guests and hope you can feel relaxed,safe, comfortable and appreciative to stay in my humble abode. : )
Thanks and Welcome
I had a short stay in Byron Bay, but enjoyed every minute of it. This was my first time using Airbnb. Derek was very accommodating. I was supposed to arrive around 8pm, but because of bad weather and road construction I didn't make it there until 11pm. Derek was nice enough to leave me a key with instructions on how to get into the home along with the wifi password and other things I may need. He was very considerate of the other guest in the house to ensure I didn't wake them up with my late arrival. The apartment is located just a small 10 minute walk into town. There was plenty of parking, and I usually left my car by the house and walked into town. I did not use the common areas except for the bathroom because I was only there for a couple days, but it was a great place to rest after a long day hike. The only slight downside for some may be the lack of privacy in the bathroom with the current slide door arrangement. This could be fixed by shutting the laundry room door which you must use to access the bathroom. I had no problem with it and I never felt uncomfortable while staying in the apartment. If you're looking for a super affordable space, but want your own room within walking distance to byron this was a great spot, I'd recommend it.
The Bathroom is private and I now have a latch lock on the sliding door. I will also inform guests they can shut the laundry door for even more privacy as that space does not often get used. Thanks for your stay and advice to help make travellers feel more comfortable.. Derek
Derek is really a great host, if you need something he is ready to help you. He is also a really nice guy, he gave us many good infos.
The house is clean, and you have all the stuff you need.
The only thing I miss was a italian mocha, but I'm italian ;). Next time Derek, I will present one to you ;).
The location is good too, 2 min walk to the beach and 10 min walk to Byron Bay center.
If you have a car you will not have problem to park right in front of the house..
Great location with good facilities. Derek was a great host, willing to help or offer advice as much as necessary. Would recommend.
I think Derek got mixed up between me and another booking so he wasn't in when I got there, however he was very apologetic and a good host. The room and bathroom were clean but not spotless. Derek was super helpful, he offered to cook for me when I arrived and gave me a lift to my next accomodation when I left. His house is in a great location and I would stay there again.
Thanks Sorry I could not extend your stay as you requested its important to make bookings early through Airbnb as it is a popular place. Also others make sure to let me know time of arrival before hand.. In this case I was picking up other guests but arrived straight after I was called at 8pm. Thanks for your stay.. Derek
Really enjoyed our stay in Byron. Perfect location and everything we needed for a week's stay. Would recommend. Thanks Derek.
We were only there for one night, but Derek made us feel immediately welcome. Our stay was short but sweet, and very welcome after 4 days at a very muddy Splendour in the Grass. The listing is accurate and the place is a 5 minute walk from a stunning beach. We would definitely come back here if we were in Byron again.
I have nothing bad to say about Derek
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About the Host, Derek
I'm working in a Backpackers and enjoy meeting new people + informative of the Byron Bay area such as transport and places too go. I've traveled extensively and saving money to travel again. I keep my places clean & tidy + welcoming for visitors to feel relaxed in there private room. Free unlimited WIFI.. I Also have some nice places In Asia with trusted Hosts to take care you.. Hope too see you soon and Enjoy your stay :-)