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Hunter Haven

351a Wollombi Rd, Bellbird, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently were lucky enough to be the guests of Colette and Ken for a lovely few days at Hunter Haven.They are the perfect hosts, friendly and informative about the local area, unfailingly patient and kind, and very happy to share their beautifully clean, comfortable and expansive home with us. Colette is a fabulous cook, and she and Ken provided... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I were given a 2 night stay at the Hunter Haven B&B as a gift from our daughters and we thank them for their great choice as we had a lovely stay. The B&B owners Ken and Colette were very welcoming and nothing was too much trouble for them. Ken and Colette run a tight and well... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband & I stayed two nights at Ken & Colette's lovely B & B. Our room was spacious & very well appointed.We were made to feel very welcome and no request was too much trouble for our hosts. We thoroughly enjoyed Ken's local knowledge while on the Wine Tour & would definitely recommend this experience to others.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first time staying at a Bed and Breakfast, it turned out to be a great stay. The rooms are lovely n clean with everything you need. Wine tour was brilliant - Ken's local knowledge was fantastic. Colette's breakfast is amazing with a lot of choices. Ken is a very knowledgeable and fantastic guide on where to go... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and girlfriend at the time(now fiancée-happy happy!) arrived quite late on Friday the 19th. However we had always had very good communication with Colette over the phone so we knew there wasn't going to be issues. As expected they gave us a very warm welcome at around 9pm. Colette was very kind, giving us a delicious bottle of red... More 

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Colette G, Owner at Hunter Haven, responded to this review

Hi Eric & Mikaela, What a wonderful review! Thank you. Congratulations on your engagement! We wish you both all the very best for the future, hopefully we will catch up with you again :) Cheers Colette & Ken More 

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

It was our first time staying at a Bed and Breakfast so we were a bit nervous at first. However, it turned out to be a great stay. Ken and Colette are friendly and welcoming hosts that will go out of their way to attend to your needs. Probably the only thing that I could pick at would be the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We stayed two nights at this B&B and I have to say we were disappointed. Arrival day was 35 degrees - we phoned about 20 minutes before arrival thinking that they might put on the air con for us so the room would be cool beforehand. No, this didn't happen. Not only that, but we found that the air con... More 

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Colette G, Owner at Hunter Haven, responded to this review

These guests made it obvious they did not want to stay at our B&B from the start. His brusque and kurt manner on the phone, just 20minutes before arrival warned us that we were not the location they wanted to be. Throughout their stay they continued to be the most difficult customers we have had to deal with, and we... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

We enjoyed a two day experience at Ken and Colette's home. Our room was spacious and bed comfortable. As Colette was incapacitated Ken did the cooking and proved adept in the kitchen. We enjoyed a nice relaxed breakfast on the verandah. Hosts are very friendly and accommodating and Ken's tour of the wineries and chocolate shop was really worthwhile. Ken... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

If you've read other reviews, then you hear a lot about Collette and Ken and with good reason. We were very warmly welcomed by our hosts, who then had some urgent matters to attend to and left us basically with the 'run of the house' until they returned after about half an hour. That's trust! After we settled in, we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My Fiancé and I stayed at the B&B while looking for wedding locations in the Hunter Valley. Ken was very helpful in suggesting places to look at which we really appreciated. Ken and Collette are a lovely couple and have very good local knowledge on where to go and where to eat. The breakfast provided was great and it was... More 

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Address: 351a Wollombi Rd, Bellbird, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Bellbird
Number of rooms: 4
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