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Planula B&B Retreat

4.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   Lot 1, Melaleuca Drive | PO Box 1753, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed here with my partner at the weekend and it was exactly as described; serine, beautiful setting in the trees, just 3km out the town. YOU NEED A CAR to enjoy this location. Big clean room, with extra bedding of it gets cold during spring / winter. We didn't take advantage of the breakfast as we wanted to explore... More

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were travelling down the coast from Brisbane to Sydney and thought we might stop at Byron Bay for an hour to get a coffee and stretch our legs. The atmosphere and scenery are such that we decided to stay for one night. Planula Retreat looked good and we went to check. We are now staying a second night which... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The website for Planula set a pretty high standard before arrival, and I'm happy to say that in reality, this oasis of a B&B exceeded any of my expectations. The downstairs spa room is perfect to unwind in, with both the bedroom and bathroom looking out onto your own private rainforest. You wake to the sounds of Kookaburras and are... More

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planula, Owner at Planula B&B Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We very much enjoyed having you at Planula and hope to welcome you again soon. All the best, Tim & Wandy (owners) More

Towcester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We have just stayed 2 nights at Planula (3 of us). The owners Tim and Wandy were so helpful, and booked surfing lessons on our behalf. Planula is a place of peace and serenity near to Byron bay. We really enjoyed our stay, the use of the guest kitchen and cosy lounge with log fire was great, and Wandy baked... More

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planula, Owner at Planula B&B Retreat, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. Standing up on a surfboard for the first time is quite a thrill, isn't it and Byron Bay is such a great place to have a go. We very much enjoyed having your family at Planula and hope to welcome you again soon. All the best,... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A nice place to stay, friendly owners. Clean and comfortable. Log fire in the shared lounge. Very well set up kitchen with all you need. Breakfast cooked for you in the morning. And best of all, just off the main part of town. Lovely surroundings and peaceful.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at Planula Retreat for a three night stay. What an amazing place, set away from the hustle and bustle of Byron Bay and tucked away in a lush rainforest setting, we couldn't have asked for more. Hosts Wandy and Tim made every effort to make us feel right at home. Our room was clean... More

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planula, Owner at Planula B&B Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review and so great to meet you guys. You are a very fun couple and congratulations again to recently tying he knot! We very much enjoyed having you at Planula and hope to welcome you again soon. All the best, Tim & Wandy (owners) More

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

What a find in the busy busy Byron Bay! We found Planula a relaxing and quiet retreat in the busy land of Byron Bay, a convenient 3kms from the town centre. The rooms were practical and warm with no TV which was GREAT! The common lounge and kitchen were welcoming with a lovely wooden fire place on the cool damp... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights. We loved it! The location is great, you feel secluded on the property but have the convenience of town only a few kms away. It is very relaxing with the sounds of birds in the trees and a few bush turkeys running around. We were also lucky enough to see a... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I stayed here for 4 nights - Planula is a great place to unwind and get away for some R&R The property is very relaxing and has a cabin feel. It's close enought to Byron to feel included but far enought to escape the business of the nightlife. Wandy made me feel at home and cater to my needs. I... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed at Planula for three nights what a great place to relax and unwind away from the busy day to day grind. The property is relaxing and very comfortable what a great time of year to visit Byron not too many people and the weather was great even warm enough for a swim. Loved the home made muffins and... More

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Address: Lot 1, Melaleuca Drive | PO Box 1753, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Planula B&B Retreat 4*
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