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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 1 week ago
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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10 hotel reviews
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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43 helpful votes 43 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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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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Queenstown, New Zealand
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13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014 via mobile

This guest house is often booked out which tells you why it rates so highly. It is beautifully appointed and the grounds and gardens are well maintained. The rooms are quiet, tastefully decorated, clean and very comfortable. There were some lovely touches with a bottle of wine and a cheese plate on arrival and morning tea the next day. The... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

We loved our two night stay at Thistle Hill. It was set in beautiful peaceful grounds in the heart of the Hunter Valley. Our room under a covered veranda was cool and comfortable, very well equipped and inviting. It had lots of extra touches; all very welcome after a long drive. We were treated each morning in the sunny guest... More

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

My daughter and I spent 2 nights at Thistle Hill during a short trip to the Hunter Valley. My first trip to Australia and the Hunter. We struck gold! The place was charming, beautifully decorated, comfortable and our hosts, Carol and Peter, had thought of everything to make their guests comfortable, from the cheese platter, poached pear and wine chilling... 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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