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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...

4Thank Claughton
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...

1Thank Yas429
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!

1Thank Corina897
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 7 September 2013

W are here for 2 nights and its very unforgottable memory.. We can enjoy the scenery while drink a glass of wine and watch the wild kangaroo... In front of our villa there is a vineyard.. The entire room was perfect..clean and cozy.. They provide a ipod deck so u can enjoy to listening ur own music.. The kitchen set...

3Thank Dianella C
Gold Coast
Reviewed 2 August 2013

Myself and my husband stayed here for 2 nights in the middle of July and it was just beautiful. I had pretty high expectations after reading through all the reviews and it did not disappoint. The cabins were just beautiful and cosy, I could easily live there! Waking up to the kangaroos feeding of a morning, relaxing in the huge...

3Thank Katho03
Amanda L, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad that your high expectations did not lead to disappointment with your stay. We try very hard to represent everything as accurately as we can and the best comments we receive are the ones that say it is even better than the website. (Of course...

Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

This place was everything & more. Absolutely brand new, beautifully decorated & such pretty little touches everywhere. We will absolutely be going back there again. Perfect for a romantic, secluded escape

2Thank Elelane
Reviewed 15 July 2013

My second visit to Blackwatle Luxury Retreat and I loved it even more than the first! Why? This time I met Amanda and Scott - they weren't here the first time! I just love this place! It is so quiet, with fabulous views of the vines, mountains and of course, the kangaroos! The breakfast hamper is fabulous and the beds...

3Thank ilab
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Spent 4 nights here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. What a gem! Every detail is included and the level of luxury is fantastic. We enjoyed watching the sunset each evening from the very comfortable lounge area. The king size bed has the crispest, white sheets we have ever slept in. The two person bath is very deep and we enjoyed...

2Thank 29plymouth
Amanda L, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your wedding anniversary at Blackwattle and we are glad that it met all your expectations. The sunset is certainly special from the deck of the retreat and there is nothing better at the end of the day than a glass of Hunter Valley wine and that view. P.S. Your comment re the white crisp...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2013

My husband and I took my sister in law and her new husband to Blackwattle as a wedding present. This was the most beautiful serene place. Waking up to kangaroos was a treat, and coming back after a long day of wine tasting to sit by the fire was absolutely divine. The breakfast basket was awesome, truly Amanda and Scott...

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2Thank Cori T
Reviewed 14 March 2013

My girlfriend and I booked the couples retreat over a weekend and we couldn't have had a better time. The cottages are superbly stocked with everything you could possibly need, and have a beautiful view of the valley. We loved the bathtub and found the entire experience incredibly relaxing and romantic. Can't wait to go back!

1Thank Tjbones

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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. Eco friendly bathroom products, handmade soaps and a bottle of Hunter Valley premium wine are all included. Blackwattle is an adults only venue and 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: ₹ 10,286 (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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“Both cottages are very private with stunning views. The two bedroom is perfect for a getaway with another couple.”
 of 5 bubbles Luckleberryfinn, 11 Dec 2016 | Read review
“For Day on the Green concerts book Rover Coaches Route 11A”
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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
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