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Thistle Hill Guest House

591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Ranked #1 of 9 Pokolbin B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Simberia Golden, Canada
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Golden, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent two nights at Thistle Hill and would highly recommend the stay there! Carol is a perfect host and the breakfast - speachless! She also had great hints for the dinner and we enjoyed our time very much.

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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My family 12 in total spent the weekend here celebrating our mum's 80th birthday. Carol & Peter were perfect host and everything was ready and waiting. Breakfast was a feast with Carol baking and preparing all and sundry. Eg Frittata, relish and cornbread. Then, Apple crumble, scones, home made jams, as well as baking a birthday cake, We booked guest... More

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Rockhampton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This was our first experience at a guest house and Thistle Hill has certainly set a very high standard for any other guest houses that we are likely to stay at in the future! Our hosts were welcoming and accommodating to all our needs. We woke up smelling the aroma of Carol's beautiful breakfasts and were not disappointed! It was... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights with some girlfriends and can't recommend it highly enough! We arrived early, but that was not a problem for our lovely hosts Carol and Peter. We were welcomed with a chilled bottle of wine, cheese platter (with one of Carol's famous poached pears) and a lovely toasty warm room. The room was beautiful as is... More

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Sydney
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We stayed with a group at this beautiful guest house. Some of the group stayed in the guest rooms and some stayed in the cottage - we were all thrilled with our accommodation. As soon as we stepped out of the car I knew it would be special. Gorgeous white roses lined the path to our rooms. Mornings are a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We were there for two nights, but it only took a few minutes to fall in love with the place. Walking down the path lined with gorgeous white rose bushes to the welcoming front door gave us a a taste of what was to come. Impeccable, beautifully decorated rooms, a bottle of wine and a cheese plate waiting for us.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We loved our stay at Thistle Hill Guesthouse. We felt welcomed, pampered and spoilt! Carol and Richard looked after us so well and the attention to detail was very impressive. This is an elegant and tasteful B&B, with spacious and beautifully decorated rooms. The surroundings are stunning, and there is a lovely pool and a separate and elegant breakfast room.... More

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Sydney NSW
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16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We chose this property as part of a birthday celebration trip, based on the trip advisor reviews and it was exactly as described and expected. Set in a quiet, beautiful location, our room was perfectly appointed, clean, with everything we could need for an overnight stay. Welcomed by Carol, our room was Modern, bright, good size and comfortable. We had... More

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Torremolinos, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

I know it sounds strange to start by saying that the room was exactly as it was on the website(except bigger), but we did have our disappoinments during our six weeks in Ausralia. wonderfull room,incredible breakfast, perfect locacion. when we left they started renovating the bathrooms (which were okei,though a bit basic) and so hopefully next time the experience will... More

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3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Bushes of lush white roses line the path to this beautiful B&B. Our room was spotless, modern and elegant, and we loved the thoughtful little touches such as brownies (very welcome after the drive from Sydney), fresh milk for our tea and coffee, and the lovely scented candle. As we arrived on a Monday, not realizing many restaurants weren't open,... More

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Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Pokolbin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
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