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Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley

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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We have in the past been here many times. The staff R always great no different this time. But the caravan accomodation has gone down the shute. Our first 2 sites allocated were disgusting Mud holes is all you can describe them as. The Ameneties sre old and inadequate for the amount of campers. There is a new block at... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed on a powered site for 4 nights in September. It was raining for most of that time which we accept is part of caravaning. The problem was that the sites were ridiculously muddy with large pools of water on the site. A little bit of maintenence on the site in the way of gravel or sand would have... More 

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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

It's tricky finding economical Accom in The Hunter Valley when travelling with children. Most places expect a two night min stay, and if you stay in a popular time- like Spring- then you need to book a few months in advance. Big 4 Cessnock takes the bite out of Accom costs with a range of budget- semi luxury cabins. Pool,... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Booked a powered site for a 4 day stay, and have found the park to be good on a number of fronts. Excellent camp kitchen, clean and secure amenities, well laid out park with plenty of activities for children/families, which includes pools, spa, and jumping pillow. Some building works currently being undertaken but this has not interfered with our stay... More 

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Tuggerah, Australia
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

We took our van up to the Hunter Valley and left the kids at home. Staying at the BIG4 Hunter Valley we were greeted by the friendly staff and assigned our site with the flexibility if we saw another we could change. It was a rainy weekend so the park was quiet and we could have a late checkout so... More 

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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed 5 nights. The park is in a central location to visit the wineries and to do the local tours. Facilities were always clean, and they have the best camp kitchen we have ever seen. The pools were very clean too. The grape vines growing throughout the park at a real nice touch. Redevelopment was being done when we were... More 

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Baulkham Hills, Australia
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Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Standard Studio Cabin. Booked for two nights through Expedia.com These are images from when I walked into my cabin. I would come back here again. Ideal for anyone that would spend their day outside and to utilise cabins for quite night-in and to use facilities. Very close to the city and towards the wineries!

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Thank dextr0us
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Active holidays big 4 Cessnock holiday park is well situated to the many wineries of the Hunter Valley, while others most modern park we have visited the facilities were clean and well maintained. Quite odd was the number of new factory built homes and the obvious plans to change this park into a retirement village.

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Active Holiday P, Manager at Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your review Michael K. It's great to see you enjoyed your stay with us at Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley. We take great pride in our park and it's lovely when our guests notice. We certainly are doing some development at the park to provide a fabulous new Lifestyle Community for those who would like to live... More 

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Nice caravan park. Great central location. Amenities were fine. Fantastic eating area - really big, with fire place, pizza oven and heaps of seating... Grapevines separating sites adds a great atmosphere. The only reason I wouldn't rate it as excellent, is that there are no ensuite sites, and this is an option we like to have, and there were not... More 

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Active Holiday P, Manager at Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your detailed and great review Jane M. We're delighted to see you enjoyed your stay with us at Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley. We appreciate your feedback regarding ensuite sites and this is something we hope to look in to in future. We agree it does get a bit too cool for swimming during winter in the... More 

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We had 4 nights at this clean and pleasant park in a powered site The site was large (drive through) and close to facilities Facilities were very clean, the camp kitchen well appointed and the sitting area with an open fire very pleasant It would have been nice to know when/if the pizza oven was in use and also handy... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley's central location provides you with the perfect base to explore the vineyards, cheese factories, chocolate shops, galleries, Hunter Valley Gardens, restaurants, historical villages of Wollombi and Morpeth and much more. We offer a variety of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets from poolside villas to budget cabins and a number of caravan and camping sites. There is so much to see and do in the Hunter Valley Wine Country, making Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley the perfect holiday destination! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley

Address: 137 Mount View Rd, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock
Price Range: $82 - $203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Active Holidays BIG4 Hunter Valley 3.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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“The villas by the pool are excellent!”
 of 5 bubbles Chelly21, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
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“If you were going as a group, the villas around the pool are fantastic.”
 of 5 bubbles Gailengel, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you like to be watched by hordes of retirees - perfect. If not, keep on driving”
 of 5 bubbles jake_the_h, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Quieter and more spacious at the rear of the park”
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