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Splinters Guest House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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US$ 209*
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked to stay here for 1 night whilst we explored the Hunter Valley. Fell in love with it the moment we set foot inside & immediately booked for a second night!! The cottage has everything you could need for a lovely relaxing stay. The fridge was stocked with breakfast items, cheese & biscuits, wine & desert wine for after dinner....

Thank CheekyMonkey2013
Manila, Philippines
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The accommodation is very quiet and pleasant, enjoyed having our own breakfast, prepared ourselves with well stocked kitchen, in the patio looking into forest. The guest house is very close to a number of good wineries thus very easy to access wine tasting. It was also nice to go for walks in the morning as the road is very quiet....

Thank BombaxFlower
Mark N, Owner at Splinters Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Much appreciated. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. The bike path has just been completed and now runs for 12 klms along Hermitage Road. There are a number of bike hire facilities nearby that provide both traditional bikes and electric bikes, and will also deliver the bikes to accommodation places in the valley....

Maldon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All the lovely things people have said about this place are true! Five of us stayed here for 2 nights in April 2017, we booked the standalone lodge and Mark the owner stayed up to greet us even though we arrived late in the evening (we did call ahead). The lodge has one bedroom downstairs, a large galleried bedroom upstairs...

Thank DavidFromMaldon
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had two nights mid week at Splinters in the self contained main cottage. It was neat and clean and well appointed and would suit two couples as there are separate bedrooms and bath room facilities. One downstairs and the other on the mezzanine level. There are many facilities we did not have time to use (such as the pool...

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This is the third time we have stayed here. Just love this place. Super clean self contained cottage. The owners are too generous with supplying breakfast ingredients from cereal, eggs, bacon' tomatoes loaf of bread, litre of milk and orange juice. On the second day we were low on milk and this was happily topped up. What I especially love...

Thank Maria C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had a great stay at Splinters. The 2 seperate bedrooms and bathrooms were great for 2 friends as we had our own space. Excellent breakfast left for us- so generous unlike other establishments we've stayed in. We had a litre of Milk, orange juice, a loaf of bread, a heap of eggs, bacon, and cupboard full of different cereals. Had...

Thank Jo L
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just spent 4 nights in one of the self contained cottages and couldn't be happier with our choice. The cottage was beautiful with every possible need thought of and surpassed. In addition to the fresh produce etc. for our breakfast there was a cheese platter & bottle of wine plus port & chocolates for us to enjoy. Our hosts were...

Thank Glenda1031
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Just came back from the Hunter Valley with a friend after a 4 night stay at Splinters. The hosts Pup & Mark are lovely, making you feel so welcome & couldn't do enough for you. I agree with all the other reviews, the extras like the cheese platter on arrival, chocolates, port, wine, fridge full of great breakfast items, extra...

Thank chrisj0c
Greater Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Up to Pokolbin for Opera in the Vineyards and about 18 months since our last visit, Splinters is not just excellent still, but probably better than last time. Yet the owners, Pup and Mark, continue their pursuit of excellence in standards and service, and with new cottages on the horizon. Nothing is too much trouble, recommending great restaurants and places...

Thank brianwelsh2015
Reviewed 12 October 2016

We'd endorse all the other reviews. Gratious hosts, delightful accommodation and lots of excellent extras such as wine and cheese on arrival, a fridge full of breakfast items and even port and chocolates! We'll return and so should you. It may not be the cheapest but it surely is the best.

Thank David S

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Splinters Guest House is the perfect retreat for couples and groups wishing to enjoy all the pleasures of the Hunter Valley. Nestled on 10 acres in the Hermitage Road region of Pokolbin with beautiful views of the Brokenback Ranges. Splinters Guest House offers a number of facilities for the use of guests including log fires, reverse cycle air conditioning, fully equipped kitchens and lounge/ dining area in the Guest Houses; TV, DVD, CD player, private BBQ and courtyard areas plus a swimming pool for use in the warmer months. At Splinters we strive to ensure your stay with us is relaxing and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Splinters Guest House

Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: ₹ 13,299 - ₹ 18,889 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Splinters Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Splinters Hotel Pokolbin
Splinters Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
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“Any room is good. There are guest house style rooms plus 2 self contained cottages. Whole property is beautiful.”
  • View from bedroom
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • View from dining area
  • Upstairs/loft bedroom
Glenda1031, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are self contained & beautiful to stay in. Peaceful & relaxing.”
chrisj0c, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cottages”
brianwelsh2015, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are lovely”
Julie1958594, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is self-service ... you prepare own breakfasts or other meals, bbq, etc.”
  • upstairs bedroom
  • downstairs bedroom
  • lounge area
gro05, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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