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Surfers Paradise, Australia
Reviewed 5 September 2012

Great for our two day break. Private nice room, and spa bath. Awesome to have breakfast included and the kitchen available for guests to use freely. Guests lounge and outdoor area is lovely. Excellent location out of town. Would definately stay again!

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Gold Coast
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Thank you so much, was a surprise how close we were still to town without feeling like there was anyone else around. We felt welcomed and relaxed from the moment we arrived. Thanks for getting the fire stoked before the temp dropped to low, kept the room warm all night. The spa was wonderful, just what we needed. It was...

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1Thank Anitab9
Reviewed 3 September 2012

My husband & I decided to go to Byron Bay for a short break & we definitely were able to unwind at Planula. It's an advantage being out of the main town away from the rest of the tourists & we enjoyed borrowing the bikes & riding into town. The breakfast was simple yet well thought out & the yummy...

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tweed heads
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Planula B&B is 3 ks from town which we chose as we wanted a quiet place to stay for 3 nights. Phil the host was very friendly and helpful. The only issue was the bed was not comfortable for us, could do with updating. The slow combustion fire was great when the nights were cool. Good to have a kitchen...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 31 July 2012

We stayed in the Garden Suite for Splendour in the Grass weekend.. Such a lovely garden retreat from the festival next door. It was the perfect location for us.. a couple of minutes walk to the festival site, with breakfast provided every morning. I can't imagine doing Splendour any other way! Thanks Phil and Linda for making sure we all...

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1Thank Hazel S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We stayed over the June long weekend in a Garden room which was very comfortable. The hosts are very friendly and we really enjoyed the muffins at breakfast and the fires on what was a very cold, wet weekend. As we don't usually stay in B&Bs we also enjoyed meeting the people who were staying there. It would be really...

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1Thank Sue J
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 30 June 2012

I had a wonderful stay at Planula. It was perfect for me because i was doing a workshop at Temple byron which was right next door. I loved the peace the tranquility the fully decked out kitchen so that i cooked my meals . I really injoyed the homemade mufins in the morning and meeting new people when we crossed...

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1Thank amanda888_12
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2012

We stayed in a Garden Suite with private entrance. It was a nice comfortable airy room. The hosts are friendly and it was enjoyable to chat with other guests at breakfast. The breakfast was fine - coffee, cereal, muffins, fruit, yoghurt, bread & toast. It was a pleasant place to stay. It's about 45 minutes walk from Byron down the...

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1Thank Philip M
Melbourne
Reviewed 18 June 2012

Gorgeous little b&b set in lush surrounds. Good for non party communal living, nice if you want to meet others, shared kitchen & lounge. No TVs in rooms. Overall a great stay

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1Thank Lee04
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 June 2012

We had a very quiet, relaxing and comfortable stay at Planula. The hosts were most helpful and accomodating. The accomodation was very clean and comfortable. Access to the large kitchen was great. It is a short drive into the hussle and bussle of beautiful Byron. As scuba divers were offered a 10% discount by Sundive and we had a place...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Planula B&B Retreat

Address: Lot 1, Melaleuca Drive | PO Box 1753, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Byron Bay
Price Range: $156 - $263 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Planula B&B Retreat 4*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for a garden view room with ensuite.”
 of 5 bubbles Pebbles300188, 6 Jun 2015 | Read review
“Spa room was lovely, big spa overlooking bushland, very quiet with deck from your door”
 of 5 bubbles kels44, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Ask for upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles SimmyDono123, 21 Sep 2014 | Read review
“There are five rooms to suit various groups of travellers. The common lounge area, decks, kitchen/dining and outdoor areas are so comfortable and attractive that the bedroom size is not critical.”
 of 5 bubbles johnfK9872GJ, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in the downstairs spa room, which was great. Secluded with access to the kitchen and deck.”
 of 5 bubbles DMDigby, 27 Aug 2014 | Read review
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