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Elements of Byron - MGallery by Sofitel

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  • The hotel has wifi WIFI/Internet Access
  • The hotel serves breakfast Breakfast
  • The hotel has a bar Bar
  • The hotel does not have a parking Parking
  • The hotel has a restaurant Restaurant
  • The hotel has air conditioning in rooms Air Conditioning
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Check-in from 15h00
Check out up to 11h00

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  • WIFI/Internet Access
    • WiFi at the hotel (Paying)
    • High-speed Internet (Paying)
    • WIFI in the communal areas (Paying)
    • WiFi in your room (Paying)
    • WiFi access (Paying)
  • Parking
    • Public outdoor parking
    • Well-lit parking
  • Accessibility for people with reduced mobility
    • Reduced mobility rooms
    • Wheelchair access
    • Reduced mobility facilities
    • Accessible bathroom
  • Babysitting on request
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • Air conditioned
    • Air conditioning
    • Automatic air control
    • Manual temperature control
    • Air Conditioning
  • Airport shuttle
    • BALLINA BYRON (Paying)
    • OOL (Paying)
  • Reception open 24 hours a day
  • Dry cleaning / Ironing
  • Porter
  • Concierge

Leisure and activities

  • Swimming pool
    • Pool
    • Outdoor unheated pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Well-being
    • Jacuzzi
    • Massage (Paying)
  • Babysitting on request
  • Tennis
    • Outdoor tennis court
    • Tennis


  • Breakfast
  • 2 restaurant(s)
  • 1 bar(s)
  • Room service
    • Opening hours : Week 18:00-21:30
    • Opening hours : Week-end 18:00-21:30

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  • 2 meeting room(s)
  • Conventions hotel
  • Self service business centre
  • Copy/print service available
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The rooms and suites in the MGallery collection of boutique hotels offer modern comfort in an authentic setting.1 Bedroom Villa is split level living with separate lounge area and breakfast bar, mini bar, bedroom with king bed, work desk, TV, luxurious ensuite with freestanding bath, large wardrobe and elevated timber deck.

  • 173 rooms
  • 100% non-smoking hotel
  • 7 rooms for people with reduced mobility
  • Crib on request
    • 220/240 V AC
    • Air conditioning
    • Automatic air control
    • Safe deposit box in room
    • TV with on-screen billing info
    • Web TV
    • Telephone
    • Radio in room
    • Opening windows
    • Work desk in all rooms
    • Pay per view channel(s)
    • Manual temperature control
    • Automatic temperature control
    • Crib on request
    • WiFi in your room
    • High speed transmission line
    • Minibar
    • Iron in room
    • RJ 11 outlet
    • Microwave in room
    • Coffee/tea making facilities
    • Shower
    • Hair dryer in bathroom
    • Keycard-operated door locks
    • Audible smoke alarms in rooms
    • Deadbolts and/or locks in rooms
    • Smoke alarm in room
    • Emergency info in rooms
    • Voicemail
    • Alarm clock
    • Automatic wake up call
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4.6/5 AccorHotels Rating Based on 70 reviews

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4.5/5 TripAdvisor Rating Based on 514 reviews
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Couples - 09/02/2018
« Serenity in the madness »

We had stayed in Byron Bay recently, only closer to the centre of town. Even though out of school holidays we found the town area overrun with people. The peak times of the day were useless to travel in a car anywhere near town, even driving to and from. Staying at Elements - this was all avoided. If you can be independent for a few days and maybe walk into the town centre, if necessity has it, along the beachfront - then this is the place to be. This is a relaxing slightly remote area to the north of Byron centre, where you have access to the bush walks and beach without having to drive. The layout and construction of the walks is fantastic, putting you in a bash scenario within seconds of leaving your room if you wish. The facilities are fabulous, and as an middle aged couple we actually enjoyed the main pool with its vastness. The room was nicely decorated, quite open, balanced and thought out. We had a studio - Lagoon Edge Villa. This was nice in that we had access to the laundry which was a great (free) facility to have when traveling. The walk to the pool(s) or main pavilion also quite easy, and then a little further to the beach. The gym was not too bad but with 4 or more people we found it difficult to maneuver, not bad technology based equipment though. We had dinner in the restaurant one night and the quality was great. We were happy with our selection and possible options. Most people should find more than one to their liking. Wouldn't say it was as good as the Sofitel on the Gold Coast where we had stayed prior but very happy we stayed and ate here. This is quiet and peaceful for the most part. The staff all doing their part to make your stay feel seamless. High on the list to visit again.

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Thank you for taking the time to review Elements of Byron. Our staff are an asset to our resort with every effort made to ensure guests are looked after from the moment they check-in to the moment they check-out, feeling fully rested from their stay. We hope to see you again.

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Family - 01/02/2018
« Great property, friendly staff, I would recommend to anyone looking for somewhere to relax and unwind. »

From the moment we arrived the staff were friendly and provided a great overview of the resort and its facilities. The Villa was the perfect size for us and was close to the beachfront and pool. There was a great selection of food by the pool and in the restaurants. We will definitely be going back!

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Thank you for taking the time to review Elements of Byron. We hope to see you back at the resort soon for a relaxing vacation.

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Friends getaway - 18/12/2017
« Delightfully enjoying nature in luxury »

Very dissapointed with the menu. There are no options for vegans. It was my birthday and we had to go into town to eat. No options in Cafe, restaurant or pool bar ( except for smoothies!). Given the location, the mission of the resort and hotel rating, a little consideration for the conscious eaters would be appreciated.

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Aidan F Couples - 18/11/2017
« Fantastic Resort, Great Location, Excellent Restaurant »

We loved our stay at Elements as a mini moon post our wedding. We stayed 3 days, 2 nights. Accor silver member. Staff were friendly. The rooms and facilities were excellent. The restaurant was amazing and very accommodating for my wife with GF options. The only downside was that we tried to book in for massages etc at the day spa only to be told that there was no availability for the 3 days! We were looking forward to relaxing during our stay and getting a massage however this did not eventuate.

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Couples - 30/10/2017
« The Best by far. »

It's not often that a hotel is better in real life than its brochure but Elements in Byron Bay far exceeded our expectations. Check in and check out is seemless with amazing staff all over the resort. Our bungalow was spotless and perfectly positioned for privacy. The pools are amazing with fantastic cabanas and lounges hanging over them, a great place to retreat to when the wind picks up on the beach. The fire pit was a great place for pre dinner drinks. We didn't eat in the restaurants so have no idea of the food. Overall one of the best places Ive stayed in a long time. The perfect chill out resort.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear Adsuz Thanks for writing your review here, I'm so pleased everything met your high standards. We hope you come back again soon to enjoy our new adults only pool with a swim-up bar! Our architect and designers have been working hard to create a space for you to chill-out, I'm glad you enjoyed it so far, there is so much more to come. Warm regard from Byron Bay, Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Family - 16/10/2017
« Elements of Byron »

We were in Byron for a Wedding, Very disappointing check in experience, a number of issues on check in with my room type and Accor status, fantastic hotel, location, facilities and accommodation,when next travelling to this area we would certainly consider staying again

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Hello Brent P Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel here on TripAdvisor, and taking the time to talk to me over the phone about your experience checking in. We value our Accor members visiting us here at Elements of Byron Resort and Spa. Your opinion and expectations are important to us. We look forward to welcoming you back. Warm Regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager Elements of Byron Resort and Spa

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Martin H Couples - 15/10/2017
« Fantastic stay in an amazing resort »

We were travelling up from Sydney (moving to the Sunshine Coast). This was the final stop over and after a horrible hotel experience in Coffs Harbour this was the most welcome surprise. The resort is just beautiful with amazing faciltities and modern comfortable villas. We ate dinner in the restaurant and discussed how much we liked the place. So much so that I took a trip to reception and extended our stay an extra night. The reception staff were so helpful. A fantastic place, we will be back!

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Dear Martin H, I'm so glad to hear that you stopover was a welcome surprise for you on your journey up the east coast. With so many accommodation options to choose from we thank you for choosing Elements of Byron and hope to see you again on your return. I'll pass your compliments on to the front office staff and management. Travel safely, we look forward to seeing you, Rochelle Ferris

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Family - 09/10/2017
« Great family break »

We spent five nights at Elements and enjoyed every moment. Staff were excellent as was the food at Graze. There were sufficient activities on one rainy day to keep the children entertained. It will be good when the train can take you to Byron to avoid the traffic/parking problems. Great pool and well thought out beach club.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Hi Stephen Thank you for your fabulous feedback, I'm so glad you enjoyed our stay. Our design team has worked hard to create a choice of spaces for you to relax in either with the kids or without. We hope you found them all, a few were opened just before you arrived. Come back soon. Warm regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Couples - 11/09/2017
« Amazing resort »

We recently stayed here for 2 nights. The resort is located in a very quiet area and it is a short walk to the beach and a spectacular pool. It is a long but nice walk in to the township (around 50 minutes) but there is always Uber which we used on the way back and there is a soon to be opened train service which is around a 5 minute walk from the hotel. All the staff at the resort were super friendly and the restaurants had great food at a good price. We cannot wait to go back again !!

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Hi Darren Thank you for your feedback, sound like you had a great stay which is exactly what we're aiming for. It is a bit of a walk along the beach to town, but during peak periods we run a free shuttle bus for our guests three times a day to town and back. We can't wait for the train to start either! Thanks again and see you again soon. Warm regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Couples - 10/09/2017
« Beautiful place »

Friendly and courteous staff. Great stand alone rooms in the bush. Amazing pool. Only downside was That as an Accor member was promised free upgrade subject to availability. Unlucky me. None available on a Thursday night. Apparently two weddings. Amazingly though I could have still booked the upgraded room online at 4pm that day. Second time this has happened. Mmmmmmm????

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Hello Thank you for taking time to provide us with your feedback of your stay. We value our Accor members patronage and welcome you at every opportunity. Our resort is very popular and unfortunately yes, sometimes we are so heavily booked that we occasionally cannot offer free upgrades. September is a very busy wedding month at Elements with our spectacular ocean views from Heart of the Bay, I'm sorry you were disappointed on this occasion. We hope to have you back again soon. Thanks again for your feedback, warm regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Couples - 09/09/2017
« We wished we were clearly informed that we were getting the 'disabled option' studio room! »

We fell in love with this resort for so many reasons the first time we stayed in its Botanica Villa previously! Hence it was never a question to revisit this place the second time around. However, we wanted to checkout its studio villa this time around. Perhaps it was my mistake to expect every villa to have bathtub, as I was totally disappointment when I realised that I couldn't have a bath after a long stressful week from work. Something I was so looking forward to do. But to add further grief on that disappointment, we unexpectedly got the 'disabled option' studio villa! Which, I kid you not, really felt like we were in the hospital! Not only the shower/toilet area is specifically designed for guests with disability, but all the fittings were so cheap and nasty that the amount we pay for that studio villa really was not worth-it! Nonetheless, we felt beyond disappointed. This resort should notify their guests the exact room or villa descriptions they get. As it really does makes a huge difference when you get a villa that's designed for guests with disability, when you don't have any. Specially when the layout of its studio villa shown in its website is totally different, and in that website also states that 'Disabled option available'! Yes, it's an option! We 'could' come back to this resort if we had to, as apart from the last experience we had, everything else is great. I guess we just had to make sure that we get the right type of villa. But because of being badly informed about the room or the lack of it, it somehow affected our decision to consider that. Hence we started considering other resorts around the area. My rates/feedback on all aspects of this resort is purely base on this review and on our last visit or stay at this resort.

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Our hotel has responded to the review

Dear Rodzambo Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your last stay at Elements. I'm so sorry to read that your accommodation didn't meet your expectations this time around. Since your last stay we have released some new villas designs which may be of particular interest to you. To make it even easier to view the villa types and designs, we have also released a new app, free for download from your favourite app store, just search for "Elements of Byron." I hope these tools help better inform you of your accommodation choices with us in the future. When you're next booking, phone the resort directly on +61 2 6639 1500 to talk directly to our reservation consultants and avoid disappointment. Thanks again for taking the time to help us improve our resort, we do appreciate it. Warm regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Family - 05/09/2017
« Heaven! »

Elements is a beautiful place, immaculate grounds and gardens, very helpful and friendly staff, the pool is huge and beautiful, with many sun beds with either sun or shade to relax in. The resort has everything, the breakfast was so fresh and too quality. The rooms were so well designed with heaps of storage spaces and so visually appealing that u instantly relax. We love elements and will definitely be back!

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Dear Flyawaybunny Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to post your feedback here, we really appreciate it. We're so happy you had the amazing experience we hoped for you. Please come back again soon and test out our new two bedroom luxury villas and new pool area! Warm regards from Byron Bay Rochelle Ferris Guest Relations Manager

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Couples - 28/06/2017
« Beautiful »

Great location, would highly recommend. This eco experience was very nice with the rooms all beautifully appointed. It was just a pity that we only stayed the one night. Resort includes all the usual facilities, with a nice pool area and direct access to the beach.

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Couples - 25/06/2017
« Awesome service at an awesome place! »

My partner and I booked a 2 night stay last week for our partnership anniversary and we would like to extend our appreciation to the following: ♥To the reservation agent who booked us into the system with excellent attention to detail. ♥To the Receptionist ~Paige who greeted us from the door and walked us to the desk, very welcoming, charming and informative. ♥To another Receptionist (I forgot her name but she's tall and wears eyeglasses). On our second day, I went to check the free Yoga session out but due to the rainy weather unfortunately the yoga teacher wasn't able to hold the class. This lovely receptionist booked us to a proper Yoga class in town and sent us via her own car. She also picked us up with towels waiting in the car. Given it's a relaxing and rejuvenating place to stay perfect for couples or families, the staff would top it off with fantastic service and personality. We would definitely come back to our fave resort in Byron!

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Friends getaway - 07/06/2017
« Amazing »

I Highly recommend Elements I Just stayed 3 nights recently and have booked my next stay. can't wait to go back Staff are exceptional ! Yoga on the beach ! Heated pool Large villa Right on the beach - can't ask for more

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Couples - 17/05/2017
« Highly recommend »

Excellent- we could not fault the place! The service, the room and the food were all truly above standard. We thought this would be a once off treat but have already organised our next trip down. The restaurant if ten out of ten- food was incredible!

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Couples - 12/05/2017
« Amazing! »

It was so beautiful we stayed another night. We didn't want to leave. We walked into Byron Bay along the beach and walked back. Our room was very private and roomy, situated in bushland with a marvellous view of the lush surroundings. A wallaby visited us early one morning during a spectacular sunrise over the ocean. Bliss! Paula

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I was delighted to receive such great feedback following your recent visit to Elements of Byron. As a relatively new property, it's very rewarding to know we're on the right track - so thank you. Kind regards

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Couples - 11/05/2017
« Escape to Elements »

Only 3 nights and.... Loved it. Loved everything. Loved the privacy and seclusion of each bungalow, serenity of the surrounding native gardens, the BED was like butter to lie in, staff were all young-beautiful-lovely-happy people, the private access to the private beach, the pool and the poolside cabanas where you can sip a Bloody Mary first thing in the morning if you wish.... or at sunset... from the spa... while some gentle voice and acoustic guitar serenade you with relaxed vibes. We even got up for the complimentary yoga each morning. Everything felt brand new. Thoughtful. Soothing. Worth it.

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It is wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards

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Chefadam13 Family - 03/04/2017
« Just the best place »

A week away with the family Simply the best resort we have stayed at Every single staff member is amazing Can't name them all but thank you to each of you for making our trip a great one And the food at breakfast dinner and room service was beautiful each time

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It is wonderful to receive such positive feedback. We hope you have the opportunity to return to Elements of Byron in the future with your family. Kind regards

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Couples - 20/01/2017
« New Resort right on the beach »

We had an amazing 4 night stay at Elements. It is it's first summer as the resort is so new so there are some small things that need to be rectified for it to truly be 5 star accommodation but the resort the staff, the location, the facilities are amazing. Yummy buffet breakfast but why charge for coffee? Amazing pool but they need a system to manage the little huts so people don't put all their stuff in them then disappear for hours. A bit unfair and this needs to be managed by the staff. Little caravan serving drinks on the beach was so cool. Food exemplary but the staff need to be better with the acorr discount. We had to remind them to discount the food every time Rooms were awesome but cleaning needs to be better. Staff were so helpful and friendly. Gym was fine, a few cardio machines and weights rack. Get in fast as this is the only beach front resort in Byron so it is going to get very popular!

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Good morning Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at Elements of Byron. As we are always looking at ways to improve our offering your commentary is important to this process. I was pleased to read that you had an amazing stay. We will be introducing a second pool later this year, which will be Adults only, which will go a long way to reducing the load on the existing pool during the peak summer holiday period. Kind Regards

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