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Thistle Hill Guest House

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful 3 days here. Donna just made us feel home and gave us so many information of place to visit around Pokolbin. The room was lovely and very clean and a fresh bottle of wine was waiting for us in the fridge. Breakfast was delicious and the surrounding landscape just make you relax! Perfect place to stay...

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Bar Harbor, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wonderful! The room is fabulous, the grounds are lovely and breakfast was tasty. The host, Donna, is friendly and welcoming and you feel really looked after. Magical stay. Hope the photos help show how wonderful this place is.

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Thank Marina B
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had booked 2 nights here after our dismal stay in the Blue Mountains. We were greeted by Donna who made us very welcome and showed us to our lovely room with windows both front and side. Donna suggested that we visit Piggy's Peak Winery on our afternoon of arrival which was only 5 minutes away. We enjoyed a guided...

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Thank mumbles10
Milton Keynes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very welcoming host who gave us lots of information for our short stay in the Hunter Valley. Donna booked dinner for us into the lovely Spicers Botanic Restaurant next door. Also sent us to the Molines Bistro for lunch. Thistle Guest house is set in lovely grounds away from the road in a peaceful location. Our room was comfortable -...

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Thank Anne M
Guiseley, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights over a long weekend. Donna was there to greet us with the two family dogs Soxy and Emile. Nice room, lovely grounds and pool/decking area. Good location for all of the Hunter Valley wineries/restaurants just a short drive away, or some of them will even come and pick you up. Breakfasts were really good and...

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Thank James I
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were looked after by Kandy, who wasn't there when we arrived. I gave her a quick call and she was so lovely and helped us to let ourselves in over the phone. We were greeted with a cheese board and bottle of wine and the room was beautiful. We got back late one night and bumped in to Kandy...

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Thank josscrock
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The Thistle Hill Guest house is a real Hunter Valley gem. Well situated as a base to explore the wine region or a place to just to unwind. The accomodation is a choice of very comfortable guest suites or a self contained cabin that can accomodate up to 6 people. Breakfast is served in the guest lounge which looks over...

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Thank Rozelletraveller
Krabi Town, Thailand
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Our stay here was exceptional. Donna & Stuart was fantastic hosts. The accommodation was first class and sumptuous - the breakfasts a feast. Lots of freshly baked choices. Upon arrival we found a chilled bottle of the Thistle wine and a selection of fruit and cheeses. Delicious as we we ready for a snack and a dip in the pool....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Just back from a great weekend away with my gorgeous wife Annette.We stayed here for 2 nights which is what seemed to be the hottest weekend in history. Donna and Stuart are very friendly and great to have a chat and laugh with, and there hospitality was first class.We arrived and Donna was there to greet us with a smile...

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

From the moment we arrived and received such a warm welcome, all our needs were catered to with such care. Donna our host, ensured that every detail of our weekend was perfectly matched to our requests and all her recommendations ticked every box. The room was beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable and we can't wait to go back again!

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Thistle Hill Guest House

Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $229 - $553 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Hill Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Thistle Hill Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
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“Corner suites are sunnier”
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“The cottage was fabulous!”
Shortts_12, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stop off at the smelly cheese shop before you arrive as donna has some amazing wine and great near the pool.”
davidyoung363, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi not the best.”
kringva, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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