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Thistle Hill Guest House

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06/06/2017 07/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 6 May 2013

We booked the cottage because it was the last available room at Thistle Hill, but worked out perfectly because we were 2 couples. What a lovely place! The price was comparable to booking 2 individual rooms, but the cottage felt so much more like a home. The grounds are beautiful, and Carol was such a lovely host. The included breakfast...

Thank 1Foodie1
Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 17 April 2013

A delightful, elegant place to stay & unwind after 2 weeks of hectic sightseeing in Sydney. Carol & Peter are such welcoming hosts, the attention to detail and the breakfasts are superb. Well worth the drive from Sydney. Next time we are in Australia we will certaunly try to include Thistle Hill in our itinerary.

Thank HettyKnight
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2013

We stayed in the cottage for the weekend of my mothers 50th birthday and everything was perfect! Carol is a wonderful host who added some very personal touches to our stay such. We were made to feel very welcome and enjoyed the beautiful cottage and space to ourselves. We also had a couple with us staying in the suite which...

Thank emmalou724
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2013

We stayed at the beautiful Thistle Hill in November, and have taken a while to write a review but finally have a moment to do so. What struck us first was the peaceful setting and the beautiful french style of the property. On being shown to our room we were delighted by such attention to detail and how gorgeous and...

Thank Natalie M
Sydney Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2013

Having tried to booked into sebel kirkton park and having no luck. I came across this magnificent accommodation whilst googling. Thank God i did. This place is heaven. Beautiful accommodation and if you like a 4 bedroom cottage as well. Breakfast is to die for and the hospitality of the hosts is second to none. Peter the Owner is most...

Thank KarenPorter54
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 27 February 2013

A home away from home. Our hosts were incredibly welcoming, and Peter especially entertained us with his anecdotes and ridiculous sense of humour. Carol prepared scrumptious snacks and meals for us every day, so that when it came time to leave, we were hard pressed to go.

Thank Greg S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 February 2013

My Wife and I spent four nights at this wonderful establishment last week and felt totally spoilt by the owners Peter and Carol. The rooms were very comfortable and beautifully decorated and upon our return each afternoon we were pampered with special treats, which included wine and cheese, as well as freshly baked chocolate brownies and cup cakes. Breakfast was...

Thank William4599
Reviewed 3 February 2013

My husband and I were in the Hunter Valley for a wedding and were looking for an intimate and stylish stay, close to both the venue and the vineyards - Thistle Hill was the perfect choice! From the gorgeous grounds, to the rooms, gourmet breakfast, lovely 'extras' (cheese platter on arrival; brownies for afternoon tea!) and the wonderfully warm hosts...

Thank OmorphesDiakopes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I was not surprised to find our hosts were South African. Thistle Hill reminded us of the high standard and excellent service we had in Guest Houses in and around Cape Town. The property has been lovingly decorated and the attention to detail is impeccable. Carol's restaurant recommendations were fantastic (Botanica nextdoor is beautiful) and she happily booked tables for...

Thank RuthLDN
Reviewed 18 January 2013

We have stayed at Thistle Hill before and chose to come back here to share with friends from overseas. This time we were in the cottage. It is superb. It is private and relaxed and the quality is above 5 stars. We still opted to have breakfast in the guest lounge because this is out of this world - a...

Thank socdev25

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  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • 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: ₹ 10,938 - ₹ 26,261 (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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“Corner suites are sunnier”
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mumbles10, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a more private room if available”
anniekins100, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The cottage was fabulous!”
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.”
davidyoung363, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Wifi not the best.”
kringva, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
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