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60 Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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#3 of 46 Speciality lodging in Pokolbin
Set on extensive grounds on a secluded lane, Berenbell Vineyard Retreat offers superior self contained one bedroom Cottages and 2 bedroom Lodges. This superb location enjoys magnificent views of rolling vineyards and the rugged Brokenback range which are simply without compare. Berenbell is the idyllic retreat in which to relax or celebrate that special occasion and explore the Pokolbin wine country. Our location is within minutes drive of 17 Cellar Doors and 10 restaurants. There is a wonderful 10 kilometre cycle / walking track on our door step. Berenbell Vineyard Retreat is proud to announce that it has been awarded the Hall of Fame by TripAdvisor. This is a Certificate of Excellence award for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 which recognises 5 consecutive years of consistently high ratings from travellers. Yours Hosts Ken and Suzie look forward to welcoming you.
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Free parking
Public wifi
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Horseback riding
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Express check-in / check-out
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
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Clothes rack
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Andrea M wrote a review Feb. 2021
Sydney, Australia5 contributions
We had the most incredible stay at Berenbell. The Lodge is fantastic, spread over two spacious floors. Comfy beds and a great living room area perfect for wine and cheese after a long day at the wineries. The location is stunning and there are outdoor tables that allow you to eat your breakfast in the sun overlooking the vineyards and hills. Very close to all our favourite vineyards too, so you could walk between a fair few if you don’t have any other transport. Most noteworthy though is the fantastic welcome we got by the lovely hosts. They went over and beyond to make us feel welcome and to tell us about the Valley. There was a complimentary bottle of wine waiting for us in the fridge on arrival and a bit of breakfast for the morning. When the hosts learned we were going to spend the second morning there for brekky they treated us to sparkling wine and more orange juice so that we could make mimosas. Extra bonus is the cute doggo Ginger who lives on the grounds. She is super friendly but likes to keep her distance. Can’t really see us staying anywhere else in the valley after visiting Berenbell. We’ll be back!
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Louise B wrote a review Aug. 2020
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
Property's Favourite Review
The nicest hosts The cutest cottage The most stunning, picturesque vineyard views from your door The quietest nights sleep The best breakfast provisions The loveliest claw foot bath The warmest open fire The most delicious muffins The prettiest garden The most exceptional ambience The magical star lit sky above The sensational sunsets surrounds The magnificent Mistletoe Lane walk at your door The beautiful weather Did I mention the friendliest, sweetest, kindest most awesome hosts? Perfect peace The complete break Thank you for everything Louise
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Date of stay: July 2020
Response from Berenbell Vineyard Retreat Winterschladen, Owner at Berenbell Vineyard Retreat
Responded 19 Aug. 2020
Thank you Louise for your awesome review. You make Berenbell sound like paradise!! Stay safe and well and we look forward to seeing you back in the not too distant future. Cheers from Ken, Suzie and Ginger
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Tonez008 wrote a review Oct. 2020
Sydney, Australia48 contributions16 helpful votes
Hubby & I enjoyed a relaxing weekend here to celebrate his birthday & unwind from a stressful year. Beautiful area, gorgeous cottage, & stunning views. We were treated to kangaroo visits at dusk & dawn. There was plenty of birdlife too. The cottage itself was spotlessly clean with a huge, comfy bed, & every amenity we needed (even an espresso machine). This retreat is in close proximity to wineries & restaurants with a bike/track nearby. Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
John59Gong wrote a review Oct. 2020
Wollongong, Australia191 contributions71 helpful votes
The first thing we noticed was how peaceful and quiet this location was. This was due to being down the end of a no exit road as well as being in the 'country' but so close and convenient to everywhere. We stayed in one of the 3 one bedroom cottages. Clean, tidy and had everything needed. Kangaroos in the morning, hot air ballooning came by early..very spectacular! Would definitely stay again!!
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Andrea B wrote a review Oct. 2020
Sydney, Australia66 contributions9 helpful votes
Had a beautiful stay at the Berenbell Vineyard Retreat. The location is just magical, looking across a vineyard to the Brokenback Mountain range. Mistletoe lane is quiet and peaceful and just perfect for a morning and afternoon stroll. Our cottage was immaculately clean and tastefully appointed. The fridge and cupboards were stocked with breakfast items and the Nespresso coffee machine was much appreciated. Ken and Suzie are excellent hosts, friendly and on hand if needed. It was lovely to have Ginger the dog visit us and include us in her ball games. We highly recommend this venue for a stay at Pokolbin, and as we drove out of the gates we made a promise to come back. Thank you Ken, Suzie and Ginger, our stay with you was just the perfect weekend away.
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Date of stay: October 2020
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USD 173 - USD 279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastleCessnockPokolbin
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Frequently Asked Questions about Berenbell Vineyard Retreat
Which popular attractions are close to Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Nearby attractions include Wine Escape Room (4.6 km), Mistletoe Winery (1.6 km), and Constable Estate Vineyards (4.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free breakfast, free parking, and barbeque facilities.
Which room amenities are available at Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, barbeque facilities, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Berenbell Vineyard Retreat?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hunters Quarter, EXP. restaurant, and Baumé.