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13 Best Places to Stay in the Hunter Valley

Longing for a much-needed getaway that’s a stone’s throw from Sydney? Well, you’re right on cue. Hunter Valley is the year-round retreat for singles, couples and groups seeking to intermittently escape the horrors of city life. And now more than ever is the time to make your short-lived exodus to this Eden. The wine country retains one of the best accommodations and scenic landscapes that continue to draw in folks from across the state.

Tuck into toothsome meals from restaurants with a paddock-to-plate ethos, sample cheese from fine purveyors, tag along in extra-curricular activities, or soak in the intoxicating scapes of the Valley’s rolling countryside. Should you need help finding a premium accommodation to recharge those batteries? Then here are the 13 best accommodations in Hunter Valley.

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corunna station exterior

1. Corunna Station

Kicking off our list with one of the most beloved stays Hunter Valley. The Corunna Station is nestled among 100 acres of land that boast mesmerising sights of paddocks and ranges. The luxurious stay welcomes guests into its unique buildings that are a mix of modernity and the property’s superlative past. When sojourning, feel free to stroll through the Stations’ hallmark sites, and marvel at rural vistas when surrounding by their grazing livestock.

Address: 59 Hermitage Rd, Belford NSW 2481
Phone: + 61 409 450 442
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $504 per night

Corunna Station

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2. Jindalee Estate – Pokolbin Hunter Valley

No accommodation does off-grid in Hunter Valley like Pokolbin’s Jindalee Estate. It’s a contemporary and luxurious way to experience off-grid living. This sumptuous Estate is sure to dazzle guests with its private acreage setting and a rolling country backdrop. The Estate accommodates is fitted for family, friends and wedding guests and boasts striking views of Brokenback Mountain and its vineyard.

Address: 140 Mistletoe Ln, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: +61 477 010 010
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $1,671 per night

Jindalee Estate – Pokolbin

voco kirkton park hunter valley

3. Voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley

Enjoy the luxury and refinement of one of the Hunter Valley’s most iconic accommodations. Voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is a boutique accommodation, set of 70 acres of sumptuous landscape, that blends classic style and charm with contemporary design. Guests can experience the luxury of pristine gardens, a heated indoor pool, spa, sauna, fitness centre and tennis courts at Voco Kirkton. The accommodation addedly offers a high-end regional restaurant and an alfresco cafe.

Address: 336 Oakey Creek Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 4998 7680
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $239 per night

Voco Kirkton Park

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4. The Convent Hunter Valley

The Convent offers a healthy mix of accommodation options and boasts a whopping 19 guest rooms that have been meticulously crafted for complete comfort. The stay is ideal for weddings, group events, and romantic getaways. Their elegant rooms and suites are decorated in a modern Baroque style. There’s also two refined restaurants, a tennis court and an outdoor pool at the stay.

Address: 88 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 4998 4999
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $234 per night

The Convent

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5. Château Élan at The Vintage

Château Élan has never ceased to bring guests the best of what the wine country has to offer. Their stay offers super-luxury Spa Suites and a series of private villas with King Rooms and One and Two Bedroom Villas. Their famous spa features a stately 17 treatment rooms, a beauty salon and an outdoor pool. There’s also an upscale restaurant and cafe, a golf course and a small gym.

Address: Vintage Dr, Rothbury NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 4998 2500
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $225 per night

Château Élan

spicers retreat guesthouse

6. Spicers Retreat – Guesthouse

Spicers Retreat is a superlative hotel that’s been an iconic destination in the region for over three decades. Housing 49 guest rooms with 40 acres of grounds that overlook breathtaking ranges and bearing an inviting, homely feel that envelops guests once inside; as well as a restaurant with its modern Italian cuisine thoughtfully crafted and created with local produce, it would be blasphemous for guests not to talk turkey about Guesthouse.

Address: Ekerts Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: 1300 590 075
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $299 per night

Spicers Retreat – Guesthouse

the carriages boutique hotel vineyard exterior

7. The Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard

The Carriages are part of the profound Pokolbin estate ringed by oak forest & vineyards. The boutique hotel provides one of the more regal views of their manicured gardens, and offers a daily breakfast of continental and gluten-free options; also boasting a tennis court and outdoor swimming pool for recreation. The property is a stone’s throw from concert venues at Roche, Hope Estate, weekend markets and award-winning restaurants.

Address: 112 Halls Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 4998 7591
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $240 per night

The Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard

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8. Casa La Viña

One of the Valley’s, and Pokolbin’s, finest and most unique accommodation. Casa La Viña retains Santa Fe inspired luxury villas that proffer the penultimate getaway experiences for couples. The villas bear a rustic decor and ooze of New Mexican homestead hues. The resort offers three, spacious and luxurious villas as well as a complimentary breakfast hamper with a private barbeque; perfect for all romantic occasions.

Address: 657 McDonalds Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: +61 406 770 294
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $430 per night

Casa La Viña

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9. Brokenback Views Country Estate

BrokenBack Views offer guests the most sensational views from across their lake and the Brokenback Ranges. The estate is comprised of luxury self-contained villas in an elegant country estate setting. Enjoy the serene surroundings and unrivalled views of the Brokenback Ranges from the privacy of your balcony. Brokenban is an exceptional pick for a romantic getaway.

Address: 1622 Broke Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 9388 6555
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $595 per night

Brokenback Views Country Estate

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10. Aldora Cottage – Jindalee Estate, Pokolbin

In the heart of the Valley, lies an off-grid of cottage reserved for those who dare to completely extricate themselves from the hustle and bustle of the world. The Aldora Cottage is the perfect place to stay for couples, friends and small families seeking to immerse themselves in the wine country. The accommodation is sure to impress stayers with its private acreage setting, elegance and a flowing contemporary layout.

Address: 140 Mistletoe Ln, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: +61 477 010 010
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $356 per night

Aldora Cottage – Pokolbin

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11. Villa Provence

Experience an out-of-the-ordinary accommodation at Villa Provence‘s French Provincial stays. Set in the heart of the Pokolbin vineyards, in the world-famous wine country, you’ll find quaintness and serenity without compromising comfort. You can soak up the splendid sites of rolling hills, manicured gardens over the 20 acres of Brokenback Ranges from the comfort of your balcony.

Address: 132 Gillards Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: +61 428 943 046
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $204 per night

Villa Provence

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12. Thistle Hill Guest House

Thistle Hill Guest House is another modelled French Provincial farmhouse that’s nestled among 20 acres of gardens and a vineyard. Their suites are well fitted out with farmhouse-feel furniture. All suites feature French doors, spotted gum timber floors, lounges, ottomans, cushions, throw rugs and Queen & King size beds with an optional single bed in most rooms.

Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: (02) 6574 7217
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $254 per night

Thistle Hill Guest House

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13. Greystone Estate

Greystone Estate is a sleek self-contained property, perfect for large groups and events. Greystone Estate is an exceptional property with an event space hosting up to 110 seated guests and for up to 32 guests staying onsite. Enjoy their luxurious air-conditioned suites with plush interiors, open plan living, dining, BBQ area, a pool as well as the sophisticated decor of the rooms.

Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320
Phone: +61 477 010 010
Email: [email protected]
Cost: From $6,310 per night

Greystone Estate

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General FAQs

What is the best accommodation in the Hunter Valley for groups?

The Corunna Station is the best accommodation in the Valley for groups of 12 people. Other notable accommodations include the Pokolbin Jindalee Estate, The Convent Hunter Valley, Spicers Retreat & Greystone Estate.

Is Pokolbin the best town to visit in Hunter Valley?

Pokolbin is one of the best towns in Hunter Valley. But other towns such as Wollombi, Rothbury and Maitland pack more punch for their amenities, eateries and farm produce.

What Hunter Valley accommodations serve breakfast?

The Voco Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, Château Élan at The Vintage, Spicers Retreat - Guesthouse, the Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard, Casa La Viña & Thistle Hill Guest House are the best accommodations in Hunter Valley that serve breakfast.

What is the best place for a romantic getaway in the Hunter Valley?

The Château Élan, Convent Hunter Valley, Casa La Viña & Brokenback Views Country Estate are the most romantic getaway accommodations in Hunter Valley.