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Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

My husband & I chose here based on the review rating on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed in any way. The room, service, food, wine and ambience were all amazing. Would stay here again in a heartbeat. We have also now started ordering deliveries of the wine regularly.

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Costa Mesa, California
Reviewed 11 February 2017

What can I say? Beautiful grounds, the quaintest rooms, crazy good wine and the breakfast basket puts it all over the top. Oh yeah, and that is just at Carriages. The surrounding area of Pokolbin has tons of great food and super cool wineries. We were only able to stay one night, but definitely wish we could have stayed more....

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Thank Mattilou
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 November 2016

What a unique and fantastic place to stay. We stopped for one night in this blissful place, with a lovely welcome, a fantastic location, a beautifully decorated room and breakfast delivered to your door in a basket. We were woken by the sound of a Hot Air Balloon going over the building, which was absolutely magical and kind of summed...

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Thank AnDe65
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Two friends and I stayed for a few nights in the gable suite and it was absolutely perfect. Gorgeous setting, beautiful and award winning wines, warm and accommodating hosts and we desperately didn't want to leave. Affordable luxury in one of Australia's most beautiful locations; we felt very cared for and will be recommending this place to family and friends.

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

If you grew up in the hunter country or any quiet country then Carriages will not disappoint in taking you back. Rooms are comfortable country elegance and a little eclectic. Lots of little tracks through the bush, wind in the trees, pine needles covering the ground, lovely little gardens and a gorgeous verandah. Continental breakfast included in the tariff was...

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Thank Yavann
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Carriages is beautifully located at the end of a no-through road so is very private. We stayed in one of the 2 Gable suites which has own balcony and is very private. We wanted a Spa Gatehouse room but they were both booked. You can really relax here and the staff are wonderful. Breakfast is continental-style delivered to your door...

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Thank Andrew M
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil, perfect for a weekend escape. Lovely fresh breakfast basket delivered each morning and staff couldnt be more helpful. Relax on the verandah or out the back near the rose garden. In the heart of wine country.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely place at the edge of a vineyard. Centrally located, really you could do your own wine tour just by walking around the local wineries. The room itself was lovely and very clean. Staff were most helpful, happy and friendly. We also enjoyed the breakfast basket which included some of the best croissants ever. Had to mark...

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Rebecca D, General Manager at Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard, responded to this review

We’re happy to hear you enjoyed the estate and your room, the friendly service, and the breakfast (especially the fresh croissants from the village bakery), but naturally very sorry to hear you were disturbed by the sound of microbats during your evening. You are right; they are a rare and protected species in NSW who are temporarily sharing a small...

Reviewed 14 August 2016

Hidden about a kilometer off Broke Road, this little gem of a hotel nestles in a beautiful cul-de-sac of trees which add to the illusion of staying at a french country farmhouse. There was 6 rooms on the veranda and we were not aware of anyone else being there due to the very thick brick walls. The room was huge...

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New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2016

A secluded yet central location in the heart of Pokolbin. The staff were extremely attentive, booking a balloon flight, restaurant and bike hire for us in advance. Bikes were delivered to our door. We stayed in the Gable room which was large but still very cosy with the open fire on a winter's night. A good breakfast basket that topped...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Spa
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  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We think you’re going to love this place. It’s a boutique hotel with 10 rooms, set on an award-winning vineyard. In winter enjoy a roaring log-fire, a squashy sofa, a smooth bottle of wine. On warm days wander through French doors into the garden, dip into the salt-water pool, or play tennis. Sleep in the finest fresh white sheets and wake up to a seasonal breakfast basket at your door. It’s an enchanting retreat at the end of a famous little road. Legendary vineyards, wineries, chef’s hat restaurants, world class golf courses, spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens, chocolate & cheese shops are all close by… plus Carriages Boutique Wines are onsite for your drinking pleasure. COME AND STAY. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard

Address: Diamond Estate | 112 Halls Road, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $261 - $391 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Carriages Boutique Hotel & Vineyard 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Stayed in one of the upstairs bedrooms. Very roomy - 2 beds for the 3 of us. Separate entrance with with nice little deck off front door.”
 of 5 bubbles Mattilou, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Go for Gable or Gatehouse room and spend the extra”
 of 5 bubbles B5509SYandrewm, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If the nights are looking to be cold, then get the rooms with the fireplaces, but if not any room would be suitable.”
 of 5 bubbles mikek927, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Each room opened onto massive deck. Boutique hotel so book in advance.”
 of 5 bubbles 417felicityl, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had the standard Verandah room which was absolutely perfect.”
 of 5 bubbles kerrythorn, 22 Mar 2016 | Read review
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