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The Convent Hunter Valley Resort

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#12 of 15 Hotels in Pokolbin
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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 March 2016

My wife and I were visiting the Hunter Valley for 6 nights and based on Peppers Convent's website booked for a Premier Suite for the first 3 then Spicers in a Luxury Spa Suite for 3. What I had not checked was Trip Advisor Stats on reviews. While I have always assumed hotels try to influence reviews with upgrades and...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We had a beautiful, elegant corner suite with two enormous balconies. A lovely check-in welcome and amenities tray with some delicious goodies in the suite. Dinner in the Circa 1876 restaurant was a truly terrific experience and we were extremely well looked after by Trent. Definitely worth a minimum of two nights as you are right in the lovely Hunter...

2Thank JokeBels
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Absolutely stunning building. It is such a pleasure to know that this building had been relocated and retains its original features. Stayed two nights in room 18 upstairs and cannot fault. Lovely to be able to access the verandah from the room. Love the peace and tranquility of the location. Check in was seamless and staff friendly and helpful. Will...

1Thank Rumic
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Stayed in room 8, upstairs on a Sunday and Monday night. Couldn't fault anything. Check in was friendly and efficient. The building is spectacular. The room was spacious and beautifully decorated. Breakfast and dinner were first class. And it is so beautifully quiet and relaxing. A perfect short break/ weekend getaway.

Thank Petee F
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a great 2 night stay at this hotel. This hotel is quaint and has real character. Our room opened up onto a nice shared balcony (shared with my brother and partner) and so we were able to have private drinks outside. We were on a B&B deal and we all enjoyed the filling breakfasts. The...

Thank Gary N
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 February 2016

Very peaceful while we were there (midweek), a beautiful room and the pool area was spotless. Having stayed at numerous quality 'chain' hotels on our trip we were rather disappointed with the inclusive breakfast at the Convent. I wasn't expecting a full buffet but being expected to pay extra for orange juice is not acceptable! In actual fact when I...

Thank Jane L
Greenhithe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Peppers Convent was an amazing place to stay, we had a beautiful room and they entire property and grounds were dressed in exquisite taste. The only comment we have is about the food, if you like gourmet then you will love it, if you want something simpler then you will have to go out. We would throughly recommend you stay...

1Thank Dan H
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

A 2 day visit to the Hunter valley was made extra special following our stay at this superb hotel. The immaculate grounds, the excellent rooms with glorious balcony where we enjoyed our wine as the sun set in the evening. Everything was perfect, breakfast was a delight and the staff were friendly, pleasant and knowledgable. I would recommend this hotel...

Thank lawrencemorison
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2016

The breakfast was a disappointment as I recall the breakfasts at the Convent being fantastic, not any more. The food was ordinary, even the tea was too strong and it took a good 15 minutes to get hot water to dilute it the service was generally slow and understaffed. The fruit juice I ordered just never did arrive.

Thank Fay N
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Is this an old place that looks new, or a new place looking old? It is the former but the condition of the rooms I saw were "as new". The old convent is maintained in perfect condition. Decor in the common areas are not to my taste but that doesn't take away from the over-all quality of the place. The...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Escape to the famous Wine Country and enjoy luxury boutique hotel accommodation at The Convent Hunter Valley. Just 2.5 hours drive from Sydney CBD, The Convent is nestled within one of Australia's premiere wine regions - Polkobin. Our unique location offers expansive acreage views of the glamorous boutique hotel - The Convent, Pepper Tree Winery and Circa 1876. All venues are located on the estate and surrounded by rich, produce filled kitchen gardens, creating a tranquil culinary treat pleasing to lovers of both food and wine. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a weekend with the girls or your mates, or a fun-filled family holiday, our intimate and boutique Hunter Valley hotel offers something for everyone. Unwind and enjoy renowned local wines at Pepper Tree Winery and share the passion for organic produce and farm to fork dining at our hatted restaurant at Circa 1876. Explore the Hunter Valleys with the whole family and sample the region's many attractions. With an onsite function room, a spectacular backdrop and a relaxing atmosphere, The Convent is the ideal venue for weddings, corporate events and celebrations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Convent Hunter Valley Resort

Address: 88 Halls Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia (Formerly Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley)
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $228 - $560 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Convent Hunter Valley Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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Also Known As:
Peppers Convent, Hunter Valley Hotel Pokolbin
Peppers Convent Hunter Valley Pokolbin
The Convent Hunter Valley Resort Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
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#11 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
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“Ask for a room with a verandah that does not face car park”
 of 5 bubbles June1199, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Don't get room 2, right under the stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles mr911, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bridal Suites were just amazing”
 of 5 bubbles KateMike123, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Not ground floor or on kitchen side”
 of 5 bubbles markk841, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the second floor have a very wide balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Kezzbert, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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