Reflecting Back

It has most certainly been a roller coaster journey for the Bayfield family and they couldn’t be more proud of what they have achieved over the past 40 years. “I feel like an old man because in 40…

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Part Of The Community

As well as decades of experience in hospitality, the Bayfield family are renowned for their immense community support. In addition to supporting local schools, sporting teams and hospitals, they have been a major sponsor of the Warringah Rugby…

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Like Father Like Son

While he would never push any of his children to work in the business, Wayne’s son Kaine took the reins of Chief Operating Officer in 2016. Not only was Kaine born whilst the family lived above the Dee…

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The End Of An Era

As the years ticked by and the live music landscape changed, it was time for Dee Why Hotel to adapt. In 2007, they closed their doors and underwent a three year multi-million-dollar development that included a new hotel…

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All About The Music

Dee Why Hotel soon became the forefront of the Northern Beaches night life. During the early 80s ‘The Glider Room’ and ‘Jade’s Place’ named after Wayne’s eldest daughter, became very popular among the locals. In the late 80s,…

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A Brief History

When digging into the Bayfield family history, there’s a reoccurring theme that runs deep through the family: Dee Why Hotel (affectionately referred to as ‘the pub’). There’s really no doubt about it, hospitality is in their blood. While…

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