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Ballina, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did not hear or see from anyone. Text msg sent to find the key to our cabin. So poorly looked after and doesn't look anything like the photos. Another guest had booked the 'loft' but their keys had on it Cabin 8...They were unable to get in. Several phone calls and text msgs were sent to the staff (?) but... More 

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Thank Sonya T
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016

Beware the friendly dachshund as you drive into the property! :) Enormous warm croissants delivered to our door for breakfast was a welcome touch, especially consumed with complimentary plunger coffee in the room. Kitchen stocked with all the basics, incl microwave, electric frypan & oven - albeit rather dated - but all perfectly functional. Lovely sunset views from the balcony.... More 

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Thank SimmoSquared
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Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Cabins are a bit rough around the edges. Cabin is clean and the bed is lovely and comfortable. Great view from our balcony. The cabins are located on 26 acres of land and it is very quiet. The owners are lovely. Rexi

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

There were spiders all over my room, on my pillow were lots of dead flies and the pool was very dirty! It was terrible! I coul'd not reach the owner, so I had to sleep on thisbpillows!For that the price of 190 was a lot too high.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Quiet, secluded location with lovely view over the mountains. The cottage has a retro and country charmf to its interior and is quite clean and comfortable. Great value for $210 per night for 1 bedroom self contained cottage with cooking facilities and TV. The host is very friendly and offers freshly baked croissants for $12 at breakfast. The cottage is... More 

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Thank monivros
Sydney, Australia
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28 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2014

We stayed here for a wedding we attended, then by chance a Day on the Green concert was announced, so we attended that as well. It had been 20 years since we have been to the Hunter Valley, so I didnt know the area at all. This was the best value accommodation I could find, close to the wedding venue,... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2013

40 expats living in Sydney stayed at the retreat for 'Christmas in July'. Needless to say we were probably nightmare guests (very loud considering the owners live on site). Despite this Helen and her husband were extremely accommodating and made a great brekky each morning with a smile. The cabins have everything you would need for a weekend away, they're... More 

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1 Thank emi2786
Sydney, Australia
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49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

We woke to amazing sunrises, sounds of birds chirping, cows and roosters. Stunning sunsets overlooking the Brokenback Ranges. Staff are friendly and make an awesome breakfast every morning. We had a beautiful relaxing stay. Close to wineries and set in beautiful bush land.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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68 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2013

Host Helen makes this place what it is, she makes you feel welcome from the moment you arrive, cooks an excellent breakfast and can assist with heaps of information. The room is spacious and the beds are good, but the place looks like it can use an update. The views from the veranda are beautiful and the place it really... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2013

We've stayed at Vineyard Hill a number of times over the past several years. The BIG plus is a great location for ready access to most of Hunter Valley wine country, plus a quiet location and very good outlook over the lower end of the Lovedale area. The rooms are well laid out, very comfortable and well maintained, but are... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our affordable accommodation is self contained and is suitable for groups or couples. Centrally located in the Hunter Valley, we are just 5 minutes from quality cafés, restaurants and cellar doors in Pokolbin and Lovedale. Breakfast in the Cafe or freshly baked croissants may be delivered to your villa. Crowne Plaza, Hunter Valley is just a short stroll or a 5 iron away. Cypress Lakes Resort and The Vintage are also close by for golfers. Stay and relax with your friends and family in our villa accommodation. Ideal for that special get-together, we can accommodate up to 36 guests in comfort. Our barbecue area has seating for 36 people with lighting and power for music. Please call us if you would like a quote to book all villas for a large group. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vineyard Hill Retreat

Address: Lovedale Road Corner Lodge Road | Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Price Range: ₹ 7,432 - ₹ 7,841 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Cabin 7 has the best uninterrupted views.”
 of 5 bubbles emi2786, 21 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Room 4 has the least favourable view (though quite OK), all the rest have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Billton, 8 Jan 2013 | Read review
“They all have lovely views.”
 of 5 bubbles JCrew3, 19 Dec 2012 | Read review
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