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    Hunter Country Lodge & Shakey Tables Restaurant

    Cessnock-Branxton Rd | Rothbury, Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
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    Overview
    • Excellent26%
    • Very good34%
    • Average18%
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    • Terrible14%
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    “two nights” (2 reviews)
    “hunter” (20 reviews)
    Wifi
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    3.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 71 reviews

    Reviewed 3 July 2017

    Motel style 3 star accommodation. Rooms never made up after you have checked yourself in, no wifi, no privacy with noisy balcony. No reception or staff. Balcony outside former restaurant had 'danger' tape around it. It is like a formula 1 motel enter your code...More

    Thank Abbey_8
    Reviewed 22 May 2017

    Hi we were given a gift voucher for the lodge. We have contacted the ACCC and we by law are able to redeem our voucher through you even thought Simon Rengger has sold. I have tried to contact Simon but his emails bounce as does...More

    Thank Sandy G
    Reviewed 29 January 2017

    Although this place may not be the most luxurious place to stay, it has many things going for it. Yes, the rooms are basic but when it is as hot as it was when we were there you don't really need much else. The bed...More

    Thank John G
    Reviewed 21 November 2016

    Was here about 20 years ago - and safe to say not much has changed. Still a beautiful setting - lovely helpful and chatty staff - amazing food at Shaky Tables - but rooms have also got a little shaky over that time and seriously...More

    Thank SharonWall54
    Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

    We stayed in room one which was neat and tidy but in need of a refurb. Bed was hard but surprisingly comfy. Paid quite a bit for this room which is probably par for the course in the hunter when you only want one night,...More

    Thank Tracey W
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    About
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 76 - US$ 296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 16
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    • Location
    • Australia >
    • New South Wales >
    • Greater Newcastle >
    • Pokolbin
    • Also Known As
    • Hunter Country Hotel Shakey Tables ,
    • Hunter Country Lodge & Shakey Tables Restaurant Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
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    Hotel & Grounds (16)
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