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Sydney
Reviewed 5 November 2012

Wow! What a lovely place to spend a few days. The welcome was perfect. Friendly without being intrusive and made us feel comfortable right away. The accommodation fits into its environment really well and immediately creates a sense of relaxation and well being. Arriving back from dinner in town, we were greeted by a selection of frogs and toads on...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2012

I would stay there again in a heartbeat! Went there as a suprise bday weekend for my partner and it was perfect. Beautiful setting, lovely rooms, and a nice main house. It's run by a lovely young family with a cute dog, so it feels like a home away from home. The only thing I didn't like was the location,...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 29 October 2012

Most of these reviews are about the peace, relaxation and the friendly hosts. We were disappointed for other reasons, which would be so simple to do better. Some things are impossible to influence, such as the dust and lack of rain affecting the "lush tropical garden" and turning the frog pond into a muddy patch. Also the noisy group on...

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

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at our retreat and that Planula did not meet your expectations. We were not aware that you had any concerns until after your departure when we read your guest book comment about other guests who had been noisy during the previous evening, and now your Trip Advisor review....

Reviewed 28 October 2012 via mobile

Had a nice stay. The staff were very friendly. King bed was 2 singles pushed together; not so good for snuggling. Nice hot shower with lovely pressure. Lots of songbirds around, nice to wake up to. The supplied breakfast was basic but nice. Overall, good!

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2Thank Jessicawagner
Reviewed 27 October 2012

Great atmosphere for those looking for a ca place away from the city noise, yet 5 minutes drive from Byrom bay. When a smiling host brings warm scones for breakfast, you know you are in a great place.

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1Thank yossimo
Christmas Island, Australia
Reviewed 12 October 2012 via mobile

Just reflecting on my recent stay at Planula. Had a fantastic few days. The location is perfect to relax, enjoy the outdoor setting, explore the many attractions of Byron Bay or chill on the beach. It was a special time to share with friends and look forward to my next visit.

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bendigo
Reviewed 12 October 2012

What a beautiful experience we had at Planula. If you love the peace and quiet and the sounds of nature then this is the place to stay. We felt like we were living in a rainforest, even though the centre of Byron Bay was only a few kms away. Our hosts Phil and Linda, who are managing the B &...

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Fribourg, Suisse
Reviewed 10 October 2012

I was very disappointed with this place. According to the website, the planula retreat is a bed & Breakfast but it’s a backpacker. I was very disappointed. The booking On the website, the owners are Tim and Wandy and some comments on TripAdvisor say that they are very nice. When I received the confirmation by e-mail, it was signed by...

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

We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay at Planula Retreat and we take your comments very seriously. We love to make sure that all our guests have a great stay. The first thing we would like to rectify though is we - Tim and Wandy - are still the owners and our web site is...

Adelaide
Reviewed 1 October 2012 via mobile

Attending a friends birthday on such a busy weekend at Byron Bay, we were very grateful to be able to return to 'Planula' & it's peaceful setting. We arrived quite late in the day & we were met by a very friendly Linda who made us feel instantly relaxed & ready for our long weekend. The shared kitchen, lounge &...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Had an excellent 10th Wedding anniversary in Byron Bay. Planula were so accommodating and received us warmly. Buddha Gardens for some pampering for my wife and I, Circus school for my wife, Whale watching for both of us as well as some beautiful dinners in town. We loved relaxing in the spa bath sipping wine while looking out the window...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
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: ₹ 7,728 - ₹ 10,799 (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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