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Manzanilla Ridge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 16 June 2015 via mobile

Ticks all the boxes, but could do with a new kettle and toaster and cleaner BBQ. The spa, fireplace and location are great. Perfect for couples weekend away. Would go back! Owners are very nice and helpful.

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Thank Jamesz82
Lake Macquarie
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My husband works in the Hunter Valley wine region of Lovedale and Pokolbin and when one of our best friends Tracie wanted me to organise a great place for ourselves and four other couples to stay and celebrate her 50th he suggested Manzanilla Ridge... wow, fantastic choice ... from first contact with Jane and Dominic we were totally impressed with...

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Thank Deborah B
Reviewed 11 May 2015

This is my first stay at Manzanilla Ridge and I hope I will be back soon! Dominic and Jane are wonderful hosts and couldn’t do enough to make sure I had a fantastic few days in the Hunter Valley. They organised a great wine tour to the nearby vineyards and even ensured I made the 5am start for a fantastic...

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Thank CoombeDingle
Reviewed 17 January 2015 via mobile

Came here for two nights with my husband, our baby and a friend visiting from UK. Couldn't fault it at all. Dominic was a great host. There's everything you could want in cottage. We loved having an evening in hot tub and a BBQ! Can't wait to return,

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Thank Clarebear111
Reviewed 23 October 2014

Home away from home. What a wonderful, quiet, relaxing place to escape for 4 nights. We stayed in Salcombe cottage and it was beautiful. Lovely warm outdoor spa, BBQ on the deck, beautiful breakfast supplies for every morning we stayed, the added extra touches of a bread maker so you can wake to warm, fresh bread and a lovely coffee...

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Thank njrlmay
Reviewed 10 September 2014

A few friends and I wanted private but luxurious Hunter Valley experience that was still close enough to visit all the wineries in the region. We couldn't have asked for a more prefect stay! When we arrived the afternoon winter sun was streaming onto the verandah, as the spa was bubbling, the complimentary port lay waiting on the kitchen benchtop...

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Thank Marisa W
Campbelltown, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 18 August 2014

For our girls weekend away...... This place was amazing.... 2 of is having 6 month old babies.... It was a perfect location for peace and quiet....... Dominic was awesome, he was so helpful with the best places to go and see, restaurants and activities.... The photos definetly do not do the place justice..... So much better in person!

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Thank Charlene R
Sydney
Reviewed 10 August 2014

We stayed here 2 nights, and it was honestly so great. I can't think of one thing I'd change (except a longer stay there!) Dominic was really nice, a great host. He was more then happy to talk to us about the best wine tours to go on or where to go out to dinner. Very friendly. The kitchen was...

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Thank K8id
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Me and 2 girlfriends stayed at Manzanilla for our girls weekend from 8th-10th August. I have to say it was without a doubt the best place we could've stayed! Dominic and his wife own and run the Ridge, and you truly do get the warm welcome you'd expect from a privately-run business. Dominic greeted us and allowed us to settle...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This was a brilliant place to stay and relax. Located in private woodland with a view to a small lake, the cabin was very well kept and has everything you need. The outdoor hot tub (warm on arrival) log fire and bread maker were excellent additions. On arrival we were told there was a power cut, however it was fixed...

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These rustic cedar cottages all with outdoor heated spas sunken into the deck have maximized the privacy and seclusion of the 52 acre property in the Hunter Valley. The cottages all have Oregon beams & rafters, Cathedral ceilings and wooden floorboards. The fully equipped kitchen has a gas cook top, dishwasher, breadmaker with provisions to bake your own bread and even a pod coffee machine. A breakfast hamper is supplied of locally smoked bacon, farm fresh eggs, tomatoes, milk, juice, bread, butter and a selection of cereals. The cottage has coffee, tea and a choice of herbal teas too.Sit back in the lounge watching the flames dance in the wood fire combustion heater while listening to your choice of music from the Bluetooth speaker system. All the decks have the gas barbecue and covered sitting area. Sit back with a glass of Hunter's best wine in the bubbling hot water of your private spa, the best place to star gaze or kangaroo spot. Lovedale, home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch is filled with excellent restaurants and wineries. The bedrooms all have reverse cycle air-conditioners and all linen and towels are supplied. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manzanilla Ridge

Address: 442 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Rothbury
Price Range: ₹ 13,028 - ₹ 41,054 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Manzanilla Ridge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All cottages have privacy.”
AnnieA178, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“It is a bit on the expensive side but you get so much value and comfort from it. I would take Manzanilla over any fancy hotel!”
413catl, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“cottages are spaced enough that you shouldn't be disturbed by anyone”
K9615NJmelissag, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“In the Hunter Valley in Lovedale region, close to vineyards”
127terryg, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the middle lodge and did not have any problems, however there is another lodge further down the trail so there is a possiblity of people driving past your accommodation - spa is on road side of cabin.”
sammcampbell, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
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