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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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Ranked #2 of 2 hotels in Lovedale
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

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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33 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at the CP Lovedale on a sunny early afternoon over the recent school holidays. My partner and I chose this place from perusing its website. It appeared luxurious and well appointed with a much sought after health spa. As we drove up we were not overly impressed with the landscaping or the architecture of this resort. It was... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I can handle jack hammering, a faulty door, intermittent wifi, and flickering lights, but I can't accept that even though I left a feedback form at the hotel and reviewed the experience when they sentence a follow up email, I still haven't been contacted by the hotel to apologise for what was a really poor stay

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Nelson Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A disappointing stay. Our room did not have hot water for the first night and morning. The hotel changed our room fortunately but why were we given the room in the first place as there was maintenance occurring. The restaurant was similarly disappointing. The menu was restricted, pricey and pretentious. I don't need to know the ancestry of the cow... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stated here for a weekend away in April with some friends. After receiving some good feedback on this place from other friends about the room sizes being big we decided to stay here. I was really disapointed with this place. We had a villa and it was big & spacious & perfect for a family or two couples but... More

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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

stayed in the 3 bed villa which I agree with previous posts is tired, stained and in need of a revamp. The staff were the standout here though. Walking past the room cleaners and hearing them drop the F bomb loudly when she dropped a bag, then having them arrive around 2pm laughing and mid conversation asking to clean the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Planned to spend a great family weekend in Hunter Valley. Stayed one night and left due to terrible standard of hotel. Arrived after check in time to find room was not ready. Offered voucher for a free drink in bar (this is obviously a common problem) but could only have wine that my wife does not Iike! We Went to... More

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David B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Dear Alastair L Firstly, I would like to thank you for taking the time to advise of your recent stay at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. It is only through feedback such as yours that we are able to maintain and indeed, where necessary, improve upon the service that we provide our guests. I was very disappointed to hear of your... More

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed there for one night. Nice area and surroundings. The room was decent but nothing special. The breakfast area was crowded and noisy - we even had to wait for 10 minutes to be seated. Generally it was bad value for money. We would have been better of to stay at a guest house at one of the wineries.

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David B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi Axel_HK Thanks for your comments regarding your stay at our resort. I am disappointed that you did not enjoy your overall stay with us. We take all reviews positive and negative very seriously, and your feedback will help us improve for our next guest or your next visit. Once again, thank you for taking the time to review you... More

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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No denying this is a lovely hotel but with each room starting at $400 it's a bit pricey even for a luxury hotel. We did enjoy our night here and found it to be very quiet in the rooms, lovely comfy bed and good heating on a cold night. We ate in the love dale pub downstairs and enjoyed good... More

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David B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi AmandatheNurse Thanks for writing a review about your recent stay with us. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and found the rooms, bed and heating comfortable. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards Robert Coates General Manager More

Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent 2 Nights, family of 5. Very clean and tide The 2 bedroom villas are a long way from the main building, with no views.. Nice and close to many wineries and although we didn't use any of the facilities they looked ok.

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David B, General Manager at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, responded to this review

Hi George A Thanks very much for taking the time to review our resort. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kindest regards Robert Coates 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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Crowne Plaza Lovedale
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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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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