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Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in 2 bed villa with friends. Apart from the very curt check-in staff who made little conversation and barely smiled, the villas are set away from the main hotel so if you want to use the pool or facilities you need to take all your things through the main lobby and downstairs to the pool. Can't fault the facilities,... More

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Wyn8 Thank you for your recent comments regarding your stay at our resort. I apologise that you check in experience was below expectations. This is not what we would expect from our team and I deeply regret the experience. I am pleased that you enjoyed your overall stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon... More

Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hotel breakfast was fantastic! Accommodation was very comfortable as well. Staffs were friendly and helpful. This hotel has very nice swimming pool and is family friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone!

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Baru79 Thank you for your review regarding Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. I am pleased you were satisfied with our kind staff and your accommodation. we would love to welcome you back again soon. Once again, thank you for taking the time to review. Regards Robert Coates More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The staff are so polite and friendly. It's a very neat and tidy place. The price is amazing for what you can have and endless supply of coffee. Recommend this place to anyone. We all left very happy and full. The staff were constantly cleaning and making sure everyone was happy.

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments Tegan W We always strive to give great service and it makes us happy to read that we exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back to our resort and once again thank you for your kind words of praise. Kind regards Robert Coates More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Came out here for a buffet breakfast with the family including a 1 year old. Service fantastic. Choice of food for everyone. Best of all a barista for your coffee. They will cook your eggs to order. The restaurant area is modern and clean. Beautiful view as well to enhance the experience. Highly recommend.

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments Dawn W We are extremely proud of our breakfast offerings and continually receive great feedback. Once again, thanks for your comments and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest regards Robert Coates More

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in a wonderful location amongst the vineyards of the Hunter Valley, we booked a 2 bedroom villa ( 4 adults sharing) to cut down the cost.. Ideally located for wine tasting. Fantastic rooms.. but it isn't cheap hence the 3 star rating.. Breakfast is good but not included in the price and the wait for coffee in there is... More

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here in a 3 bedroom Villa with 2 other mates for our 50th. The pluses: Right on the Hunter Valley gold course, and we loved the course, more than Cyprus and Vintage that we played, as it was a nicer/easier way around.... the other 2 were punishing, and therefore less enjoyable for a weekend hacker! The accommodation itself was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a long weekend with friends.Noted some unhappy reviews during July so went in with an open mind. More than impressed with the dinning options and service.Enjoyed the pub and fine dinning alike. A game of golf , visits to the wine region a great central location to base yourself for a Hunter Valley experience. Certainly ate well , with... More

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Roland V Thank you for taking the time to comment on your stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed your long weekend stay with us and that you were impressed with our dining options. I do hope that you stay with us again when you are next visiting the Hunter Valley. Kind regards Robert Coates More

Sydney
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have now stayed here twice and have been more than happy on both occasions. It's conveniently located close to many restaurants and wineries. Because of which we haven't actually tried the hotel's restaurant. The room is comfortable and clean. Plenty of parking available but some are a bit of a walk away. I would definitely recommend this place and... More

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Techua Thank you so much for your recent review of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you will be back for another great stay. Once again, thank you for your review. Kind regards Robert Coates General Manager More

Sydney, Australia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here with a group of friends in a few of the three bedroom villas, we all loved our stay, the rooms were really clean , spacious and modern and the beds were comfortable, the hotel had great facilities, the day spa was great, dinner at red salt restaurant was impressive and the pool looked amazing! There was lots... More

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Kylie_1984_JP Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We strive to give great service and it is pleasing to read that we exceeded your expectations. I will pass on your kind words to the team and we sincerely look forward to your next visit. Kindest regards Robert Coates More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to the Hunter with 4 friends as part of their wedding rehearsal. Upon arriving at the hotel the mood of the place was instantly off putting. Concierge and all reception staff were very curt and unhelpful and the whole checking in process was handled in a way that we felt we were an inconvenience to... More

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Robert C, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Dear 01UncleTraveling Thank you for writing a review about your recent visit to our resort. It is disappointing to hear that we have let you down on a number of occasions throughout your stay with us. We are currently investigating alternatives to overcome the taxi shortage in busy periods - which is frustrating for all involved. Our new Conference and... More

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Address: 430 Wine Country Dr, Lovedale, Cessnock, New South Wales 2321, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Lovedale
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley 4.5*
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Surrounded by picturesque vineyards and golf course greens and framed by the rugged Brokenback Ranges, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley epitomises the best in award winning hospitality and deluxe accommodation. Just two hours drive north of Sydney and ideally located on Wine Country Drive, the hotel offers easy access to wineries and attractions and is the perfect place for a carefree break or stimulating meeting. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley offers deluxe king or twin rooms, spa suites and two and three bedroom self-contained villas, allowing plenty of room for you to relax. To complement your stay, why not enjoy our extensive range of on-site facilities? Rejuvenate your body at our Tea Tree Spa, reward your palate at one of our restaurants or bars, enjoy a round of golf on the 18 hole golf course, or relax in the 25 metre outdoor heated pool. You can enjoy the full range of our on-site facilities while the kids are entertained by a selection of supervised kid-friendly activities in the free on-site Water Dragons Club. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s premier location and dedication to outstanding personal service has secured its reputation as the hotel of choice in the Hunter Region. ... more   less 
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