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Hermitage Lodge

609 McDonalds Rd corner of Gillards Road, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320 Australia
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#2 of 8 B&Bs / Inns in Pokolbin
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The award winning Hermitage Lodge is nestled on 25 acres in the heart of the vineyards of the Hunter valley, and is within walking distance of many of the areas popular wineries and tourist attractions. Hermitage Lodge is the home to the Italian Restaurant Il Cacciatore open 7 nights a week.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Free breakfast
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Paid wifi
Fence around pool
Bar / lounge
Breakfast in the room
Special diet menus
Sun terrace
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
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Seating area
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Michelle H wrote a review Yesterday
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Our stay at Hermitage Lodge was amazing! We live local in the Hunter Valley so were picky about location on where to stay as we wanted to ride our pushbikes to select wineries. The location of Hermitage Lodge is perfect! We stayed in the premier spa suite and it was wonderful. Everything was clean, tidy and in its place. I am a bit OCD with cleanliness and I was very satisfied! There were three verandahs (one at the back, one at the side and one upstairs), all with direct views over the vines. It was great having the three outlooks and could take advantage of moving to a different verandah with the changing sunlight. The spa on the upstairs deck was great too. King size bed was really comfortable. The cooked breakfast was fantastic, just what we needed before we headed out for a day of wine tasting. The italian restaurant onsite is so beautiful and food/wine was divine. We would highly recommended Hermitage Lodge. Although we only live 10 minutes away, we are already planning to make another booking.
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Date of stay: October 2021
Kenjm4150 wrote a review Jun 2021
Warners Bay, Australia73 contributions24 helpful votes
This is the second time in 12 months we have stayed at this location. We stayed in the Scarborough Suit both times. The accomodation is first class with a great bed, comfortable furnishings and a cosy fire place. The restaurant is probably the feature along with the accomodation that will have us return regularly, mainly in winter.
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Date of stay: June 2021
Colin J wrote a review Apr 2021
Dubbo, New South Wales, Australia124 contributions62 helpful votes
My wife and I spent 3 nights at the lodge and enjoyed every minute. We have travelled world wide and enjoyed many excellent hotels but this one is up there with the best. The staff could not have been more helpful and we are looking forward to a return visit in future.
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Date of stay: April 2021
Jess wrote a review Feb 2021
Northmead, Australia370 contributions90 helpful votes
We really enjoyed our stay here, was our first time staying at this accommodation and had no problems, the staff were very friendly and helpful upon arrival. Rooms are spacious and the view is beautiful. Location is great not too far from anything
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Sutini J wrote a review Jan 2021
Maroubra, Australia467 contributions31 helpful votes
I was very impressed with their outstanding custom service from checked in staff to house keeping and not to mentioned how friendly the staffs on the I was checked out, super clean for some one a super clean freak like me, spacious room where you can’t find any other places nearby with the price they offer (I’ve been travelling since I was 17 yo and always like to have big room that I can breathe without feeling like stuck in a cubicle), stunning view at the verandah that make you feel so relax yet amazed the way they designed the landscape, beautiful restaurant onsite with 5stars customer service and excellent foods. Please take your time to see my pics and video before you decide to other places, it’s highly recommended place to visit. I would definitely give 10stars if trip advisor has it as Hermitage Logde deserves it and definitely going back!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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USD 100 - USD 190 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hermitage hotel pokolbin
AustraliaNew South WalesGreater NewcastleCessnockPokolbin
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hermitage Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Hermitage Lodge?
Nearby attractions include Wine Escape Room (3.1 km), Hunter Valley Zoo (6.0 km), and Mistletoe Winery (7.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hermitage Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Hermitage Lodge?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hermitage Lodge?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hermitage Lodge?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hermitage Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hunters Quarter, EXP. restaurant, and Baumé.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hermitage Lodge?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Hermitage Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Poppet Head Park (13.7 km).
Is Hermitage Lodge accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and reduced mobility rooms. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.