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Manzanilla Ridge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous stay at Manzanilla Ridge! Everything was so easy from booking to departure. The place is beautiful and has everything you could possibly think of and more! It was so tranquil sitting back relaxing sipping wine and watching the kangaroos. Fantastic hosts Dominic and Jane, will definitely be back!

Thank Lauren D
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over the Easter break with friends in the Maracas Cottage. Plenty of room and very comfortable and clean. What I love about Manzanilla is the hospitality of the Hosts Dominic and Jane and the many little extras like a bread maker, port, easter eggs! The breakfast provisions are plentiful, the cottage well maintained and the beds very comfy....

Thank Annie A
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed here 3 times now and when I need a relaxing getaway, Manzanilla never fails to help me unwind and relax. Each cottage is secluded and set up to provide a homely atmosphere. There's a fireplace to keep you warm, hot tub spa on the balcony, bbq facilities, fresh bread maker, breakfast foods, and all sheets and linen included....

Thank Cat L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at another get away in the Hunter late 2016. We were unable to get a booking at the same place we stayed before so we searched and found Manzanilla Ridge and decided to stay for 3 Nights. When we arrived at the cabin Dominic led us around the cabin and showed us how everything worked. Once done we...

Thank AntTerri
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

What a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. We stayed 2 nights mid week and were in complete serenity after only a short time. My wife booked this for my birthday and I was a bit apprehensive at first as we usually book beach holidays but I was very surprised at how relaxed we were in...

Thank Darren S
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Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

From the minute we drove into manzanilla ridge we were in love. The location is amazing and the owners were welcoming. We definitely felt at home. Our cabin had everything that you would expect and more. We were left ingredients to make home made bread that was beautiful. Will be coming back here and recommending to family and friends. Do...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Camden, Australia
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We recently stayed here with friends for a concert weekend. From the moment we arrived, we were in heaven. A beautiful secluded place to stay with friendly owners and wildlife. A fully stocked fridge for breakfast and amazing amenities. We will definitely be staying here again and I have recommended Manzanilla Ridge to everyone we know.

Thank amyandardsy
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We spent our ten year wedding anniversary at Manzanilla Ridge and boy it didn't disappoint. From the start Dominic and Jane were wonderful and very accommodating with our late check in. The cottages are cute and perfect and the location of each is perfect to provide a sense of seclusion within your cottage. We will definitely be back again. Thanks...

Thank Danielle J
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had a wonderful time in our quiet secluded cabin. It was decked out very cosily, and the outdoor hot tub was a nice treat. Dominic and Jane were both lovely and extremely helpful. Waking up to birdsong and the smell of freshly baked bread was a beautiful way to greet the day, and left some wonderful memories. We will...

Thank 787barryz
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 8 years ago, and came back for a mini honeymoon. The place is so beautiful and cozy, equipped with anything you may need! Waking up to kangaroos skipping across the grass as you have breakfast, enjoying a glass of wine inside your private jacuzzi gazing at the stars and cooking your own steak in your private BBQ....

Thank World_Citizen869

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These rustic cedar cottages all with outdoor heated spas sunken into the deck have maximized the privacy and seclusion of the 52 acre property in the Hunter Valley. The cottages all have Oregon beams & rafters, Cathedral ceilings and wooden floorboards. The fully equipped kitchen has a gas cook top, dishwasher, breadmaker with provisions to bake your own bread and even a pod coffee machine. A breakfast hamper is supplied of locally smoked bacon, farm fresh eggs, tomatoes, milk, juice, bread, butter and a selection of cereals. The cottage has coffee, tea and a choice of herbal teas too.Sit back in the lounge watching the flames dance in the wood fire combustion heater while listening to your choice of music from the Bluetooth speaker system. All the decks have the gas barbecue and covered sitting area. Sit back with a glass of Hunter's best wine in the bubbling hot water of your private spa, the best place to star gaze or kangaroo spot. Lovedale, home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch is filled with excellent restaurants and wineries. The bedrooms all have reverse cycle air-conditioners and all linen and towels are supplied. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manzanilla Ridge

Address: 442 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Rothbury
Price Range: $273 - $849 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Manzanilla Ridge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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Manzanilla Ridge Greater Newcastle/Rothbury
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“All cottages have privacy.”
AnnieA178, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“It is a bit on the expensive side but you get so much value and comfort from it. I would take Manzanilla over any fancy hotel!”
413catl, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“cottages are spaced enough that you shouldn't be disturbed by anyone”
K9615NJmelissag, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“In the Hunter Valley in Lovedale region, close to vineyards”
127terryg, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the middle lodge and did not have any problems, however there is another lodge further down the trail so there is a possiblity of people driving past your accommodation - spa is on road side of cabin.”
sammcampbell, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
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