The Best Hotels in Hunter Valley

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best luxury, boutique, and most charming hotels in Hunter Valley. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

Updated

Spicers Vineyards Estate

Rated 9.0 in 107 reviews

Located in the tranquil Hunter Valley, Spicers Vineyards Estate offers spacious rooms with free WiFi, a fireplace and… See more

Located in the tranquil Hunter Valley, Spicers Vineyards Estate offers spacious rooms with free WiFi, a fireplace and spa bath, a 2-hour drive from Sydney. There is a restaurant and swimming pool on site.

You can enjoy views of the valley whilst dining at the Restaurant Botanica. The hotel offers a variety of leisure activities including bike rental.

Set among rolling vineyards and native bushland, the contemporary and well-appointed rooms include a TV, DVD player and iPod docking station. Each offer a luxurious bathroom with Appelles toiletries, bathrobes and slippers.

At Spicers Vineyards Estate, guests can feel relaxed and rejuvenated at Spa Anise. Also offered are free bike rentals, an outdoor games pavilion and a DVD library.

There are many vineyards in the surrounding area offering wine tasting. Vineyards Estate is 18 km from Cessnock Airport.

Rooms from $260

Cedars Mount View (Adults Only)

Villas

Rated 9.7 in 90 reviews

Situated across 100 acres in the Hunter Valley wine region, Cedars Mount View offers free WiFi and continental… See more

Situated across 100 acres in the Hunter Valley wine region, Cedars Mount View offers free WiFi and continental breakfast. Three luxurious villa features a fireplace and a spa bath. Villa Lorea offers a double sided fireplace, a dual rain shower, an extensive bath tube and an infrared sauna. Each villa has a private balcony offering stunning rural and mountain views.

Pokolbin and Cessnock are 20 minutes' drive away. Newcastle is 75 minutes' drive away. Guests enjoy free on-site parking.

All air-conditioned villas have a fully equipped kitchen, a dining setting and outdoor furnishings. Each has a spacious lounge area with a sofa, a flat-screen TV, a DVD player and DVD library.

Rooms from $414

Spicers Guesthouse

Rated 9.0 in 458 reviews

Located in Pokolbin, the renovated Spicers Guesthouse offers an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. Éremo… See more

Located in Pokolbin, the renovated Spicers Guesthouse offers an outdoor swimming pool and tennis court. Éremo Restaurant, with its modern Italian cuisine is a centerpiece of the retreat.

Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom with a shower. At Spicers Guesthouse the rooms are fitted with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

Hunter Valley Gardens is 1.1 km from Spicers Guesthouse, while Tyrrells Wines is 900 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 52 km from the property.

Rooms from $167

Chateau Elan At The Vintage

Resort

Rated 8.5 in 1765 reviews

Château Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley is a luxury golf and spa resort. It is a 2-hour drive from Sydney. There is… See more

Château Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley is a luxury golf and spa resort. It is a 2-hour drive from Sydney. There is free parking and free Wi-Fi. Cessnock Airport is a 5-minute drive. The property is home to a number of native kangaroos.

There is a range of luxury accommodation at the resort, including spacious suites, with spa baths. There are also villas, with modern kitchens and the latest entertainment facilities.

The resort offers a spacious outdoor swimming pool and well-equipped fitness centre. The spa has 18 treatment rooms and offers the latest procedures, from experts.

The fine restaurant serves high-quality à la carte cuisine throughout the day. The bar features an extensive, gourmet wine list. Château Élan overlooks the golf course, designed by Greg Norman and home to the New South Wales Open Championship.

Rooms from $99

Grand Mercure the Vintage, Accor Vacation Club Apartments offers a hot tub and a fitness centre, as well as… See more

Grand Mercure the Vintage, Accor Vacation Club Apartments offers a hot tub and a fitness centre, as well as air-conditioned accommodation in Rothbury, 5.9 km from Hunter Valley Gardens. This property offers access to a balcony and free private parking. The aparthotel features family rooms and facilities for disabled guests.

Featuring a well-fitted kitchen with a dishwasher and an oven, each unit also comes with a safety deposit box, a satellite flat-screen TV, ironing facilities, desk and a seating area with a sofa. Featuring a private bathroom with a walk-in shower and a hair dryer, units at the aparthotel also provide guests with free WiFi. At the aparthotel, the units are equipped with bed linen and towels.

In the warmer months, you can make use of the barbecue facilities and dine on the private patio.

You can play tennis at this 4-star aparthotel. The aparthotel has a children's playground and a picnic area.

The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 69 km from Grand Mercure the Vintage, Accor Vacation Club Apartments.

Rooms from $161

H Boutique Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 957 reviews

Nestled on a ridge overlooking the picturesque Brokenback Ranges, H Boutique Hotel is located adjacent to Bimbadgen Wine… See more

Nestled on a ridge overlooking the picturesque Brokenback Ranges, H Boutique Hotel is located adjacent to Bimbadgen Wine Estate. It offers villas with a cosy fireplace and a patio with mountain and vineyard views.

H Boutique is centrally located to explore the Hunter Valley wine region and Pokolbin. It is a 1-minute drive from The Vintage Golf Club and a 4-minute drive from Hunter Valley Gardens. Cessnock is a 15-minute drive away.

All self-catering accommodation features country-style furnishings, a spacious lounge area and a kitchenette. It offers a 50-inch flat-screen TV and a DVD player. There is also a private bathroom and air-conditioning. Guests can also hire a bicycle or car.

Rooms from $108

Located in the heart of Pokolbin, voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley offers elegant and luxurious accommodation, just… See more

Located in the heart of Pokolbin, voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley offers elegant and luxurious accommodation, just minutes from the Hunter Valley’s most popular attractions and wineries. Guests enjoy an indoor pool, a spa, a sauna and a fitness centre.

You will be relaxed from the moment you turn down the tree-lined driveway, to discover the property's country manor charm and luxurious facilities. Recreation options include tennis and basketball courts.

The hotel is set on 70 acres of rural surrounds including manicured gardens, a vegetable garden and picturesque walking trails. Guests are welcome to visit with the property's chickens and pigs.
voco™ Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is located in the heart of Pokolbin, central to the Hunter Valley's attractions and wineries. Hunter Valley Gardens is an 8-minute drive away.

We are playing our part to make a positive difference to the planet...and you are helping by utilising our low impact estate.

In addition to our solar farm, onsite vegetable garden, bee farm and other waste reduction initiatives, we are planting trees to future proof our region. The Trees for Bees program aims to support local bee life and help to positively negate the impact of our events.

The paddock to plate experience is central to every menu at voco Kirkton Park, including the signature cocktail list, which includes produce from the estate’s veggie garden and highlights the flavours of local distilleries. Throughout the hotel menus, you will notice a signature chilli salt developed by our chefs to utilise unique onsite ingredients including roses, rosemary and chillies.

Our estate stables are home to fulltime food waste managers- pigs and chickens- who provide end-to-end waste reduction for the estate.

Rooms from $134

Hermitage Lodge

Rated 8.7 in 838 reviews

Set amongst 25 acres in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Hermitage Lodge is home to an award-winning Italian restaurant… See more

Set amongst 25 acres in the heart of the Hunter Valley, Hermitage Lodge is home to an award-winning Italian restaurant. Each room has a private deck overlooking the hotel’s vineyard. Guests enjoy free Wi-Fi and free on-site parking.

Guests at Hermitage Lodge Pokolbin have access to an outdoor swimming pool and laundry facilities. Free luggage storage is included. The cosy guest lounge features plush sofas and an open fire during winter.

Each air-conditioned room features smart TV, heating, a fully stocked minibar and Ironing facilities. Some rates include an in room continental breakfast consisting of homemade muesli, yoghurt with fruit coulis, English muffins, juice, fresh milk and assorted tea and coffee.

Hermitage Lodge is a 15-minute walk from Hunter Valley Gardens and Pokolbin town centre.

Rooms from $115

The Convent Hunter Valley Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 156 reviews

Set amidst gardens and vineyards in Australia's Hunter Valley Wine Country, The Convent Hunter Valley Resort is just a… See more

Set amidst gardens and vineyards in Australia's Hunter Valley Wine Country, The Convent Hunter Valley Resort is just a 2-hour drive from Sydney.

The Convent Hunter Valley Resort offers luxuriously refurbished accommodation with French doors and verandas that overlook the gardens and vineyards.Each air-conditioned room features an LCD TV, a double bed and unique furniture pieces. It comes with a refrigerator, minibar and coffee and tea-making facilities. En suite bathroom comes with a bathtub, hairdryer and complimentary grooming items.

The Convent Hunter Valley Resort Pokolbin is located just 3 minutes’ walk from the famous Robert's Restaurant and the Pepper Tree wine tasting barn. Towers Estate Winery is a 5-minute walk away. Circa 1876 restaurant is a 5-minute stroll away. Guests can enjoy a range of facial, massage and body treatments at Heavenly Hunter a 10-minute drive away.

Activities around the property includes hot air ballooning, golf, bushwalks, horse riding, 4-wheel-drive tours and cheese tasting at the Hunter Valley Cheese Company.

The guest lounge is the perfect place to access the free WiFi internet, or relax with a glass of wine. Housed in a 1909 convent, The Convent Hunter Valley Resort serves a rich country breakfast every morning.

Rooms from $129

Boasting a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, The Carriages Boutique Hotel and Vineyard is located in Pokolbin. Featuring a… See more

Boasting a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, The Carriages Boutique Hotel and Vineyard is located in Pokolbin. Featuring a tennis court, the property is located within 2.2 km of Hunter Valley Gardens. The hotel provides garden views and a barbecue. WiFi is available in the reception area.

All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. All guest rooms at the accommodation come with a seating area.

The daily breakfast offers continental and gluten-free options.

The property is walking distance to concert venues at Roche and Hope Estate and weekend markets. The central location allows walking to 5 star wineries and award-winning restaurants.

Rooms from $182

Rydges Resort Hunter Valley

Resort

Rated 8.3 in 3276 reviews

Surrounded by picturesque vineyards and rugged mountain ranges, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley is 100-acre resort, boasting… See more

Surrounded by picturesque vineyards and rugged mountain ranges, Rydges Resort Hunter Valley is 100-acre resort, boasting the only water splash park with slide in Hunter Valley, 2 restaurants and 2 bars. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, 2 swimming pools, day spa, kids club and an 18-hole golf course.

Hotel rooms offer views of surrounding rural landscape and Villas are nested within the properties 18 hole golf course and beautiful Hunter Valley pastoral scenery.

Dine on succulent grilled dishes and fresh local produce in Redsalt Restaurant. Enjoy a light meal and a range of cocktails, beers and wines in the Lovedale Bar + Grill.
A variety of Beers and Ciders are served at the resort's on-site Sydney Brewery.

Play a game of tennis or a round of golf on the 18-hole course. Take a dip in the luxurious pool or work out in the well-equipped fitness centre. Treat yourself to a soothing massage, pedicure or a hair appointment at the renovated Ubika Day Spa.

Just 2 hours’ drive north of Sydney and ideally located on Wine Country Drive in Lovedale, the hotel offers easy access to local wineries and attractions. Hunter Valley Wildlife Park is only 2 km away.

Rooms from $125

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort

Resort

Rated 8.0 in 3696 reviews

Located in the beautiful Hunter Valleyand and nestled amongst some of the most premium wine producers, Oaks Cypress… See more

Located in the beautiful Hunter Valleyand and nestled amongst some of the most premium wine producers, Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort is a 300-acre resort offering a variety of facilities, including a pro-golf course and country club, two restaurants, two bars, two pools and two tennis courts. There is more than 1500sqm of meeting, conference and event facilities.

Taking a 2-hour drive from Sydney CBD to Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort you will enjoy a scenic drive past endless rows of vines, grazing cattle and kangaroos. When you reach the Hunter Valley, you will be able to indulge in wine-tastings, boutique brew classes or cooking classes, festivals and dine at award winning restaurants. There are hot-air balloon flights available as well.

The resort offers one, two and three-bedroom villas, set against a stunning backdrop of the Broken Back Mountain Range. The villas at Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort are situated in a quintessential Australian bush settings and are self-catered. Some villas have been refurbished.

Rooms from $125

Leogate Estate Villas

Rated 9.2 in 297 reviews

Located in Pokolbin, 3.9 km from Hunter Valley Gardens, Leogate Estate Villas provides accommodation with a garden, free… See more

Located in Pokolbin, 3.9 km from Hunter Valley Gardens, Leogate Estate Villas provides accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a restaurant and a bar. Guests can have a drink at the snack bar.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. At Leogate Estate Villas each room has bed linen and towels.

Guests at the accommodation will be able to enjoy activities in and around Pokolbin, like cycling.

The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 69 km from Leogate Estate Villas.

Rooms from $146

The Lane Retreat

Rated 9.4 in 367 reviews

Situated in Pokolbin, 4.9 km from Hunter Valley Gardens, The Lane Retreat features accommodation with an outdoor… See more

Situated in Pokolbin, 4.9 km from Hunter Valley Gardens, The Lane Retreat features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. Free WiFi is provided.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a fridge, a microwave, a coffee machine, a shower, free toiletries and a wardrobe. At the hotel rooms have a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, and a balcony with a mountain view.

A continental breakfast is available each morning at The Lane Retreat.

The nearest airport is Newcastle Airport, 68 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $156

Set in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Thistle Hill Guesthouse - walk to many wineries and restaurants… See more

Set in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Thistle Hill Guesthouse - walk to many wineries and restaurants offers a peaceful escape from the city. Nestled amongst 20 acres of gardens, it is a 10-minute drive from Hunter Valley Gardens.

Minutes away from Pokolbin's finest wineries and attractions, Thistle Hill offers spacious rooms and cottages with air conditioning, a seating area and en suite bathroom. Free WiFi access is available.

From Thistle Hill Guesthouse - walk to many wineries and restaurants, it is a 10-minute drive to The Vintage Golf Club, the Cypress Lakes Golf Club and the Hunter Valley Information Centre. A variety of Pokolbin's finest restaurants are just a 5-minute drive from Thistle Hill. The property is within walking distance from 3 of Hunter Valley's popular restaurants and brew houses.

Besides relaxing at the outdoor swimming pool, guests are welcome to stroll through Thistle Hill's orchard or vineyard.

Local activities in the area include hot air ballooning, horse riding and helicopter flights.

Rooms from $199