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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Thistle Hill Guest house is a real Hunter Valley gem. Well situated as a base to explore the wine region or a place to just to unwind. The accomodation is a choice of very comfortable guest suites or a self contained cabin that can accomodate up to 6 people. Breakfast is served in the guest lounge which looks over...

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Krabi Town, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our stay here was exceptional. Donna & Stuart was fantastic hosts. The accommodation was first class and sumptuous - the breakfasts a feast. Lots of freshly baked choices. Upon arrival we found a chilled bottle of the Thistle wine and a selection of fruit and cheeses. Delicious as we we ready for a snack and a dip in the pool....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a great weekend away with my gorgeous wife Annette.We stayed here for 2 nights which is what seemed to be the hottest weekend in history. Donna and Stuart are very friendly and great to have a chat and laugh with, and there hospitality was first class.We arrived and Donna was there to greet us with a smile...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From the moment we arrived and received such a warm welcome, all our needs were catered to with such care. Donna our host, ensured that every detail of our weekend was perfectly matched to our requests and all her recommendations ticked every box. The room was beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable and we can't wait to go back again!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lisa and I enjoyed relaxing around the pool, walking the grounds and seeing kangaroos and heading out for great dinners at nearby restaurants. Donna and Stuart were wonderful hosts. Room was quaint, clean and very comfortable.

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Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the pleasure of staying at Thistle Hill recently and found it to be the perfect base from which to explore The Hunter. The property is beautiful and well maintained, but what sets this place apart are the little extras. Donna and Stuart go out of their way to make sure you are comfortable and well looked after. They...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our host, Stuart, was so accommodating and couldn't do enough for us. Prior to our arrival bookings were made by our hosts for restaurants in the region that turned out to be outstanding. So helpful as we didn't have to think about where we would eat just what could we see. The room was very comfortable even in the extreme...

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Bromley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We booked our stay at the Thistle Hill Guest House months before our trip and using the internet to research the place. Our initial emails were met warmly by Donna and she kindly agreed to help organise restaurants for the 2 nights that we planned to stay. Upon our arrival, we found Donna to be equally warm in person, making...

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Ab Fab guest house with the best of hosts Donna and Stuey...gorgeous lodge in beautiful bushland setting, chic cottages, delicious breakfasts, swimming pool set in lovely gardens. Nothing too much trouble and the best quality in everything - little treats left daily - cheeses, their own produced wine ( delicious Semillion) ready in fridge for you... so glad we found...

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sydney
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Fantastic stay in this clean and quiet guesthouse. Hosts were very friendly and had good recommendations for restaurants and wineries. Nothing was too much trouble for them. Complimentary bottle of wine in the refrigerator with cheese and biscuits on arrival were lovely. Breakfast was also very good overlooking the pool and beautiful countryside. Excellent location, right in the heart of...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included

Additional Information about Thistle Hill Guest House

Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: ₹ 11,583 - ₹ 17,297 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Hill Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Thistle Hill Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
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“The cottage was fabulous!”
 of 5 bubbles Shortts_12, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stop off at the smelly cheese shop before you arrive as donna has some amazing wine and great near the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles davidyoung363, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi not the best.”
 of 5 bubbles kringva, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the lodge which has two double bedrooms both with en-suites”
 of 5 bubbles BeatriceN130, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Phone with any special requests”
 of 5 bubbles Keefrog, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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