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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2015

My husband and I recently spent a long weekend at Blackwattle to celebrate our first wedding anniversary, and it was absolutely perfect! The couples retreat is private, and has a beautiful view over the surrounding farmland - We didn't see anyone else the whole time we were there, even though it is only a short drive from the main house...

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Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you Christie for sharing your stay at Blackwattle. We're really pleased you had a relaxing time in the Couples Retreat and enjoyed the company of our resident kangaroos. Your photos are fabulous and really show off our beautiful sunsets here at Blackwattle. Thanks again for your thoughtful review and we look forward to seeing you again in the near...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 24 March 2015

We stayed at Blackwattle for 4 nights and absolutely LOVED everything about it. On entrance to the vineyard I felt the stress ebb away, having flown in from Singapore where we live, the hustle and bustle of the city is sometimes too much and one NEEDS a retreat just like Black Wattle. The accommodation was the most neatest, cleanest I...

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Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you Gaynor for such a wonderful review. We are very pleased you had an amazing stay and yes, we are fortunate that the kangaroos are prolific on our property however they do try our patience at times especially when they eat our grapes! We choose not to have WiFi here for the reason you mentioned. It is nice to...

Old Bar, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I stayed at Blackwattle the night before my wedding and I was so happy with our experience. The 2 bedroom retreat was spacious and allowed plenty of room for myself and my bridesmaids to get ready. The outlook is spectacular and perfect for pre wedding photographs. The location is great and only a short drive to Pokolbin and a variety...

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Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Blackwattle. We are very pleased you had a wonderful stay and we do agree that the views here are spectacular, particularly for wedding photos! We thrive on keeping our cottages pristine and our guests happy. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future!

Reviewed 12 January 2015

The moment you drive in all your stress disappears, the stunning views and tranquillity of this property cannot be matched. With the added extras all thought of, it makes for the perfect get away. Come and see for your self, you will be impressed.

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Reviewed 8 January 2015

Previously stayed at Blackwattle 18 months ago and we were curious to see if it would meet our high expectations as new owners had taken over. We are so pleased to say that our return visit was just as good as our first! Margaret and Graham have ensured that Blackwattle is still a wonderful escape in the Hunter Valley. We...

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Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments and we are really pleased that your expectations were fulfilled second time around. Our aim is to maintain the high standard here at Blackwattle and ensure our guests have a memorable stay. We hope to see you again soon!

Sydney
Reviewed 19 November 2014

We stayed here about 3 years ago when it first opened and were suitably impressed with the style, comfort, peace and privacy of this retreat. Second time round and I'm delighted to say, all is still wonderful at Blackwattle. The beauty of this property is that it is small and private. There are only 2 cottages, a 1 bedroom couples...

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Sydney
Reviewed 14 January 2014

The place was amazing, exactly what we needed. Beautiful, luxurious cottage in a large paddock with no one else around, complete privacy in a great location. Food and interiors stunning. The serenity of this place has to be seen to be believed, and the view is indescribable. If you want to get away from it all without giving up the...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 January 2014

Hunter Valley is pretty special if you like wine and food - which we do but If you find a place like Blackwattle then you will have arrived in Nirvana. Its a little more expensive but is well worth it. We had cottage two (there is only two) which is completely private and with a large deck overlooking the vineyards...

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Amanda L, General Manager at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Nirvana does sounds very nice indeed - thank you for such a lovely comment! We do indeed have complimentary internet connection for our guests, so I am really sorry that this fact seems to have got lost somewhere. It is mentioned on our website in the "inclusions" section and in the Guest Information Book. As it is a mobile wifi...

Dee Why
Reviewed 1 October 2013

This was an amazing place in the hunter valley. Arriving at the property was simple, we were greeted by Amanda. Our accommodation was private and as the sun was setting we enjoyed our first evening overlooking the valley with beautiful wine from Blackwattle. Overall The privacy, the accommodation and breakfast hampers were absolutely first class...We recommend Blackwattle without hesitation. Y...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2013

Hi, if you're looking for a romantic getaway to the Hunter, Blackwattle Retreats is the place to go! Accommodation is absolutely gorgeous and in a beautiful location. would definitely go back and recommend to anyone!

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SET ON 28 ACRES AND A BOUTIQUE VINEYARD IN THE HEART OF HUNTER VALLEY WINE COUNTRY NSW AUSTRALIA, BLACKWATTLE OFFERS TWO EXCLUSIVE DESIGNER RETREATS. THE SUNSET RETREAT: The perfect place for a romantic escape for 2! Nestled in it's own private garden, the one bedroom Sunset Retreat is fully self contained and has a separate king size bedroom, deep soak bath and combustion wood fire. The large deck is the perfect place to sit and take in the sunsets and stunning views of the Brokenback Mountain Range. THE VINEYARD RETREAT: Beautifully designed to accommodate one or two couples, the two bedroom open plan Vineyard Retreat overlooks the Blackwattle vineyard and park like grounds. There is plenty of room on the large deck to chill out and watch the kangaroos or sip on a wine and take in the fabulous mountain views. Both Retreats are beautifully appointed and have king size beds with crisp quality linen. The kitchens have full cooking facilities, complimentary specialty teas, plunger coffee and condiments. L'Occitane and eco friendly toiletries, handmade soaps and a bottle of Hunter Valley wine are all included . Blackwattle is located only 5 to 10 minutes from restaurants, cellar doors and all concert venues. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

Address: 169 Talga Rd | Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Price Range: ₹ 10,079 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
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 of 5 bubbles DavidP827, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“While it doesn't have wifi the stereo has airplay so you can use you iPhone to play the music you like.”
 of 5 bubbles WilciSelf, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Each cottage is perfectly appointed and positioned on the property. The one bedroom cottage does have a deep, luxurious bath to soak in, whereas the 2 bedroom cottages have spacious ensuites without baths.”
 of 5 bubbles WAWSydney, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The 2 bedroom cabin was perfect”
 of 5 bubbles janeg879, 3 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Only one 2 bedroom cottage on property (also a 1 bedroom located a discreet/private distance away)”
 of 5 bubbles RnR_Report, 7 Aug 2011 | Read review
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