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The Convent Hunter Valley

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

We booked in for a two night, 'Luxury Escape' package. There is nothing luxurious about this tired and unwelcoming establishment. From the front it looked inviting - but that is where it ended. The lady at reception was most unfriendly. You were not invited to sit down and register, nor were any pleasantries exchanged. Just sign here and give me...

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4Thank buonviaggio47
Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 21 March 2016

Peppers convent is a great historical building in a great area with a great restaurant(Circa 1876), but not Restaurant Eighty Eight. However this is not a great hotel. The bathrooms are small and need a complete refit as all fixtures are old and outdated. You have to climb in to high bath to have a shower. The in room fridge...

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2Thank 00BCK
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful relaxing place to stay in the hunter valley. It is close to all the wineries but you still feel like you're away from it all. Everything about it is wonderful , the cleanliness, the food and the atmosphere. I would recommend it to all.

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Thank Margaret C
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This beautifully reconstructed wooden building was transferred from Coonamble in 1991.It speaks of elegance and space. We enjoyed two wonderful nights there and in the heat of the late summer, the pool was most attractive. It sits in a lovely estate and its own restaurant, restaurant 88 and the award winning Circa 1876 further down in the grounds are superb.

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2Thank Geraldo503
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 March 2016

My wife and I were visiting the Hunter Valley for 6 nights and based on Peppers Convent's website booked for a Premier Suite for the first 3 then Spicers in a Luxury Spa Suite for 3. What I had not checked was Trip Advisor Stats on reviews. While I have always assumed hotels try to influence reviews with upgrades and...

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4Thank GEORGE W
Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2016

We had a beautiful, elegant corner suite with two enormous balconies. A lovely check-in welcome and amenities tray with some delicious goodies in the suite. Dinner in the Circa 1876 restaurant was a truly terrific experience and we were extremely well looked after by Trent. Definitely worth a minimum of two nights as you are right in the lovely Hunter...

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2Thank JokeBels
Australia
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Absolutely stunning building. It is such a pleasure to know that this building had been relocated and retains its original features. Stayed two nights in room 18 upstairs and cannot fault. Lovely to be able to access the verandah from the room. Love the peace and tranquility of the location. Check in was seamless and staff friendly and helpful. Will...

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1Thank Rumic
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 8, upstairs on a Sunday and Monday night. Couldn't fault anything. Check in was friendly and efficient. The building is spectacular. The room was spacious and beautifully decorated. Breakfast and dinner were first class. And it is so beautifully quiet and relaxing. A perfect short break/ weekend getaway.

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Linlithgow
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great 2 night stay at this hotel. This hotel is quaint and has real character. Our room opened up onto a nice shared balcony (shared with my brother and partner) and so we were able to have private drinks outside. We were on a B&B deal and we all enjoyed the filling breakfasts. The...

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Very peaceful while we were there (midweek), a beautiful room and the pool area was spotless. Having stayed at numerous quality 'chain' hotels on our trip we were rather disappointed with the inclusive breakfast at the Convent. I wasn't expecting a full buffet but being expected to pay extra for orange juice is not acceptable! In actual fact when I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the famous Wine Country and enjoy luxury boutique hotel accommodation at The Convent Hunter Valley. Just 2.5 hours drive from Sydney CBD, The Convent is nestled within one of Australia's premiere wine regions - Polkobin. Our unique location offers expansive acreage views of the glamorous boutique hotel - The Convent, Pepper Tree Winery and Circa 1876. All venues are located on the estate and surrounded by rich, produce filled kitchen gardens, creating a tranquil culinary treat pleasing to lovers of both food and wine. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a weekend with the girls or your mates, or a fun-filled family holiday, our intimate and boutique Hunter Valley hotel offers something for everyone. Unwind and enjoy renowned local wines at Pepper Tree Winery and share the passion for organic produce and farm to fork dining at our hatted restaurant at Circa 1876. Explore the Hunter Valleys with the whole family and sample the region's many attractions. With an onsite function room, a spectacular backdrop and a relaxing atmosphere, The Convent is the ideal venue for weddings, corporate events and celebrations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Convent Hunter Valley

Address: 88 Halls Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: ₹ 11,249 - ₹ 28,803 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Convent Hunter Valley 4.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley Hotel Pokolbin
Peppers Convent Hunter Valley Pokolbin
The Convent Hunter Valley Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
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#10 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
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“As we stayed on the upper floor and have not stayed on the ground floor, we found the upper floor was quiet and our room had a lovely view.”
 of 5 bubbles 305judyk, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose room 22 - garden room - try to have next door vacant as walls are a bit thin”
 of 5 bubbles 69LindaD69, 1 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a verandah that does not face car park”
 of 5 bubbles June1199, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't get room 2, right under the stairs.”
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“Bridal Suites were just amazing”
 of 5 bubbles KateMike123, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
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