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Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The room was nice and a good size. Very accessible to several local wineries (walking distance). The pool was not clean when we used it though. Staff all very friendly. Great to have a small fridge in the room. Very effective air conditioning.

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Braidwood NSW
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had already stayed at the Resort many years ago and new what to expect and it was as I remembered it, a lovely quiet peaceful place to stay with nice rooms once again with all you require to make it a comfortable place to be. The restaurant is quite good where you can eat in or take a Pizza... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This resort is set in lovely surroundings. Our room over looked the vineyard and had roses outside the patio. Very peaceful. Restaurant staff pleasant and helpful. Cheese factory across the road well worth a visit.

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Thank Sue1951
Medlow Bath, Australia
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My travel companion was unfortunately unwell during our stay. The staff in the restaurant (dinner and breakfast) went out of the way to assist me in meals for my friend. They also made me feel completely comfortable dining by myself. Not only helpful and delightfully friendly. My room was a twin share and I was surprised at how large the... More 

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Thank Jules V
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Do not be influenced by the title "resort". This place was anything but. We stayed here with a gift voucher and purchased a second night. Ten minutes after entering our room I was determined to check out next morning. Very old 70's decor rooms. I can cope with that, but a general lack of maintenance and care was outstanding. The... More 

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Thank beernfooty
philiphele, Owner at Hunter Valley Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Our sincere apologies for the issue with the pool - the filter was waiting on specific parts from the US. Thankfully this has been rectified and is now crystal clear. The issues regarding the flyscreen has also been fixed, and the wardrobe robe door attended to as well. You will be happy to know we are... More 

Wollongong, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

As a whole the experience of our stay was excellent, the friendly staff and scenic views made the trip memorable. We were slightly disappointed with our rooms due to the fact we thought we had paid for a red ballon special for a cottage but got a general room and then discovered that the price we paid was actually greater... More 

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Staffordshire
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stopped for just one night (thankfully) We arrived at 2.30pm after a 295k journey. The Chelet was not a double as requested but we were soon moved to a double. The place is in the middle of nowhere 25mins from the nearest town. We were offered breakfast at $15 but $20 (the breakfast was very poor) if we did... More 

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Thank BasilHenry
philiphele, Owner at Hunter Valley Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for the feedback. Our sincere apologies for the issue with the pool - the filter was waiting on specific parts from the US. Thankfully this has been rectified and is now crystal clear. Not sure we agree we are in the middle of nowhere? Within walking distance are 5 winery/cellar doors and 3 other restaurants, other that ours? A... More 

Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had a really great stay here. The room was excellent, nice and clean, large and comfortable. Enjoyed our stay and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Our only 'moan' (and very minor moan) was that there was no bottle opener in the room and we actually had to buy one (was only $2 so seriously not a biggy) but... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Paddle is a huge thumbs up. You even get a free drink on return of the paddle. Apple cider is good for non beer drinkers. Food is good. Pizza is very nice. Good atmosphere. Staff very friendly. Popular with hens parties

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Thank Michelle N
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed her for two nights (Wednesday and Thursday nights ) was very quiet having just finished school holidays but we much preferred it this way .. Overall was a very relaxing stay nice room and GREAT views . There is accessibility from singleton station if you catch the train from Sydney . The resort will actually pick you up from... More 

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Thank Tahlia K
philiphele, Owner at Hunter Valley Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to comment - and the great feedback. Looking forward to seeing you again. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Everything you are looking for in the Hunter - all at the one resort...* Onsite daily vineyard tours at 9am* Hunter Wine Theatre daily at 11am and 2pm* Horse & carriage tour* Horse riding* Bluetongue Brewery Cafe * Hunter Valley Wine School * Fantastic food from our San Martino Restaurant * Board games, pool table, 3km walking/jogging track * Heavenly Hunter Massage Centre * Pool, tennis, heated spa, mountain bikes * Wonderful rooms featuring timber cathedral ceilings * Situated within our own 40 year old vineyards * Owned and operated by the Hele family * And within minutes of the resort... 3 championship golf courses including Cypress Lakes and The Vintage, The Hunter Valley Gardens, cafes, restaurants, hot air ballooning, cheese factories, a chocolate factory, antique stores, a whole shopping village, 3 pampering / massage businesses and over 140 wineries to visit! Or if you prefer, just sit back, relax and finish that book you have been promising to do... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hunter Valley Resort

Address: corner Hermitage Road & Mistletoe Lane, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $118 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hunter Valley Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Also Known As:
Hunter Valley Hotel Pokolbin
Hunter Resort Pokolbin
Hunter Hotel Pokolbin
Hunter Valley Resort Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Pokolbin
#5 Spa Hotel in Pokolbin
#6 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
#7 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
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“All rooms are to the rear of the property so very quiet all with lovely country views”
 of 5 bubbles GeoffB638, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I believe what I paid for the twin share was a budget price. The room I received I would expect to pay mid range”
 of 5 bubbles julesv315, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take insect spray for the night life if you have to go”
 of 5 bubbles BasilHenry, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had a 'Hunter Room' and it was great.”
 of 5 bubbles 1Judie_Jude1, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms were away from Beer tasting and Restaurant. Minimal noise. Single story to meet all needs.”
 of 5 bubbles megw2567, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
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