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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 September 2013

W are here for 2 nights and its very unforgottable memory.. We can enjoy the scenery while drink a glass of wine and watch the wild kangaroo... In front of our villa there is a vineyard.. The entire room was perfect..clean and cozy.. They provide a ipod deck so u can enjoy to listening ur own music.. The kitchen set...

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3Thank Dianella C
Gold Coast
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Myself and my husband stayed here for 2 nights in the middle of July and it was just beautiful. I had pretty high expectations after reading through all the reviews and it did not disappoint. The cabins were just beautiful and cosy, I could easily live there! Waking up to the kangaroos feeding of a morning, relaxing in the huge...

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3Thank Katho03
Amanda L, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. We are so glad that your high expectations did not lead to disappointment with your stay. We try very hard to represent everything as accurately as we can and the best comments we receive are the ones that say it is even better than the website. (Of course...

Reviewed 19 July 2013 via mobile

This place was everything & more. Absolutely brand new, beautifully decorated & such pretty little touches everywhere. We will absolutely be going back there again. Perfect for a romantic, secluded escape

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2Thank Elelane
Sydney
Reviewed 14 July 2013

My second visit to Blackwatle Luxury Retreat and I loved it even more than the first! Why? This time I met Amanda and Scott - they weren't here the first time! I just love this place! It is so quiet, with fabulous views of the vines, mountains and of course, the kangaroos! The breakfast hamper is fabulous and the beds...

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3Thank ilab
Reviewed 7 July 2013

Spent 4 nights here to celebrate our wedding anniversary. What a gem! Every detail is included and the level of luxury is fantastic. We enjoyed watching the sunset each evening from the very comfortable lounge area. The king size bed has the crispest, white sheets we have ever slept in. The two person bath is very deep and we enjoyed...

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2Thank 29plymouth
Amanda L, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your wedding anniversary at Blackwattle and we are glad that it met all your expectations. The sunset is certainly special from the deck of the retreat and there is nothing better at the end of the day than a glass of Hunter Valley wine and that view. P.S. Your comment re the white crisp...

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 25 April 2013

My husband and I took my sister in law and her new husband to Blackwattle as a wedding present. This was the most beautiful serene place. Waking up to kangaroos was a treat, and coming back after a long day of wine tasting to sit by the fire was absolutely divine. The breakfast basket was awesome, truly Amanda and Scott...

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2Thank Cori T
Reviewed 14 March 2013

My girlfriend and I booked the couples retreat over a weekend and we couldn't have had a better time. The cottages are superbly stocked with everything you could possibly need, and have a beautiful view of the valley. We loved the bathtub and found the entire experience incredibly relaxing and romantic. Can't wait to go back!

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1Thank Tjbones
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 February 2013

I spent a week in early January in an absolute HEAT wave with bush fire along the eastern cost of Australia with my 90 year old mum in this beautiful cottage. Even under these extreme weather conditions we had the most relaxing peaceful holiday in what I would consider to be 5 star accommodation. We could not want for anything...

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Amanda L, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats, responded to this review

Great to know that even on the hottest day on record on the east coast of Australia (45 degrees!) you were able to keep cool and comfortable with the air conditioning and fans. It was certainly a day to remember and no-one ventured outside if at all possible. And the weather was not the only record that was set :...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2013

This place is amazing absolutely everything has been thought of by the hosts to ensure you have fantastic stay here. We loved all the little touches like the provisions basket and wine on arrival. We both came away totally relaxed and not wanting to leave the accommodation. Full credit to Scott and Amanda you run a top notch business and...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 29 November 2012

Last weekend we had the pleasure of staying at a Blackwattle cottage. The attention to detail made us feel pampered and special. Amanda and Scott clearly work very hard to ensure their guests want to return and they certainly have succeeded with us. The walk down through the vinyards at sunset, returning to complimentary wine (excellent) and chocolates (wicked) was...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
SET ON 28 ACRES AND A BOUTIQUE VINEYARD IN THE HEART OF HUNTER VALLEY WINE COUNTRY NSW AUSTRALIA, BLACKWATTLE OFFERS TWO EXCLUSIVE DESIGNER RETREATS. THE SUNSET RETREAT: The perfect place for a romantic escape for 2! Nestled in it's own private garden, the one bedroom Sunset Retreat is fully self contained and has a separate king size bedroom, deep soak bath and combustion wood fire. The large deck is the perfect place to sit and take in the sunsets and stunning views of the Brokenback Mountain Range. THE VINEYARD RETREAT: Beautifully designed to accommodate one or two couples, the two bedroom open plan Vineyard Retreat overlooks the Blackwattle vineyard and park like grounds. There is plenty of room on the large deck to chill out and watch the kangaroos or sip on a wine and take in the fabulous mountain views. Both Retreats are beautifully appointed and have king size beds with crisp quality linen. The kitchens have full cooking facilities, complimentary specialty teas, plunger coffee and condiments. L'Occitane and eco friendly toiletries, handmade soaps and a bottle of Hunter Valley wine are all included . Blackwattle is located only 5 to 10 minutes from restaurants, cellar doors and all concert venues. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

Address: 169 Talga Rd | Hunter Valley, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Price Range: $198 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats Greater Newcastle/Lovedale, Australia
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 of 5 bubbles DavidP827, 13 Dec 2015 | Read review
“While it doesn't have wifi the stereo has airplay so you can use you iPhone to play the music you like.”
 of 5 bubbles WilciSelf, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Each cottage is perfectly appointed and positioned on the property. The one bedroom cottage does have a deep, luxurious bath to soak in, whereas the 2 bedroom cottages have spacious ensuites without baths.”
 of 5 bubbles WAWSydney, 18 Nov 2014 | Read review
“The 2 bedroom cabin was perfect”
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“Only one 2 bedroom cottage on property (also a 1 bedroom located a discreet/private distance away)”
 of 5 bubbles RnR_Report, 7 Aug 2011 | Read review
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