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We booked a 1 room studio [ resort style] at Labrador and it turned out to be a state of the art massive 1 bedroom apartment with a huge lounge room/ dining room, large kitchen etc. It was wonderful!. Now we are in Byron Bay and booked an apartment. Ok it has a queen bed and air con but it is about one tenth of the size of the one we had in Labrador. A small motel room is more like it and a lot more expensive than the Labrador one. lol!!!


Posted anonymously, 5th October 2015


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  • Ah yes, the creativity of online advertising. If they have the gift of the gab, they can make something drab sound absolutely fab


  • Also; look for seasons and times when these places are cheaper. And; look for free night deals too. We love these deals, it takes some research but you can find them.


  • it depends on the area. in the cities, there are heaps of places to stay so they are better quality and cheaper than the smaller towns. i agree, byron is more laid back and touristy, backpackers so there would not be a lot of business for other places.


  • The difference in cost could be due in part to the location. Byron Bay is a known tourist destination, very popular and in demand, hence a higher rate. Add to that, some people are just greedier then others and are charging more just because of that


  • Thank you..


  • It can also depend on location. It does vary from place to place and I always check accommodation reviews on trip advisor for the traveller photos and not just the management photos.


  • Thanks for these answers. We had the very best deal at Labrador considering it was the long week end and a public holiday to boot! We will be going back there for sure! The place is called Sandcastles on the Broadwater.


  • Be careful when booking as it can be anything from what the first you stayed at( luxuary) to a dogey little room with a shower and tv. I ussually look for one that contain a kitchenette when booking(not just a kettle, microwave and toaster.).


  • It is my understanding that a holiday apartment should have kitchen facilities.
    It sounds as though you got a really good deal at Labrador. Prices vary considerably between different towns/areas. Did you book them via a motor organisation or travel agent? If so I suggest you speak to them about it as if it doesn’t meet their standards they will probably stop recommending it. Motoring Organisations definitely follow up complaints. Well, SA does anyway.


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