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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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Ranked #15 of 36 Byron Bay B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Towcester, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
4 helpful votes 4 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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Brisbane, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Newcastle, Australia
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

The location itself is amazing, and the accommodation is of high quality. To be fair though, it's the service that will see us come back in the future. Wandy and Tim went above and beyond and for that we are truly appreciative. Highly recommended.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Whilst travelling up the coast, we were looking for somewhere quiet in Byron to stay - this isn't likely as lots of places on the seafront - not this one. Perfect little hideaway with just 5 double bedrooms so not too busy. Breakfast of cereal, toast, fruit, and more. Lovely. Owners Wandy and Tim very friendly and happy to help... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014 via mobile

This is an idyllic B&B 5 minutes outside Byron bay. It's surrounded by trees and there's lots of nature here with water lizards and even the odd wallaby. We had a garden room that was spacious and light and very comfortable. There is a communal lounge and continental breakfast is served en famille in the kitchen. It's help yourself and... More

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Address: Lot 1, Melaleuca Drive | PO Box 1753, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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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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Planula Retreat offers beautiful accommodation set on over 50 acres amongst tropical landscaped gardens just over 3km from the centre of Byron Bay.You will love the relaxed atmosphere created in this modern B&B style retreat. We are the only true remaining oasis that close to town!Unwind on the extensive decks around the house overlooking the frog pond and enjoy the lush gardens. How about listening to the birds and frogs over a BBQ at night?Extensive continental breakfasts are included in all rates. FREE wireless fast broadband everywhere. Friendly hosts and great recommendations. ... more   less 
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