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Thistle Hill Guest House

591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were not disappointed with the hospitality, accommodation and service. The rooms are well appointed, decorated with love and an great eye to detail. We came to enjoy a relaxing weekend away. Both of us loved the peace and quite, Thistle Hill offered us 5 star experience. Thank you Carol and the excellent staff for a wonderful 2 night stay.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the host is extremely friendly. the ground is beautiful and well kept. the breakfast room in the garden is marvelous and sooo pretty. the home baked quiche n fruit crumble is fantastic. the room is very cosy. we stayed only one night. the room equipped with most modern amenities. lovely brownies was left in a pretty cake tray with cover... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time staying there. Carol made our stay very convenient. She is a perfect host. Breakfast was awesome with fresh fruits, home made muffins and special egg dish. Even when it rained we could sit outside enjoying the garden and the view.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small (6 rooms) guest house owned and managed by Carol & Peter. It is located on Hermitage Road which hosts the best of Hunter Valley Wineries and Restaurant. A great welcome awaited us from Carol. The room was very satisfactory with good air con. The wildlife surrounds the premises. Breakfast was excellent. We will revisit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for a few days in December and had a wonderful time. Jackie welcomed us straight away by name and showed us to our spacious room which was beautifully decorated and smelled of fresh lavender. The linens and towels were of very good quality and everything was spotless. I loved the interior decorations throughout the guest house - things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love Thistle Hill and after travelling much of the world it is still one of my favourite spots. Carol is wonderful and she has kept the property and her attention to detail to the highest standard. Thank you to Jackie and Ian as well, I had a wonderful birthday weekend at Thistle Hill and we will definitely be back... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I'd like to commend on Ian & Jacqie on a job well done. Both were friendly, outgoing, helpful and simply great people. They made us feel at home from the time we arrived. Both did a fantastic job in ensuring our rooms were well kept. In a way we felt spoilt! Breakfasts were delicious. Our stomachs were fed well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing stay and experience . From the initial communication to the meet and greet, suggestions, and passing conversations, the hospitality was five star! The food for breakfast and the little treats in the room were exquisite. The view and atmosphere was worth the visit alone! The room was very comfortable and spacious. This place was the perfect... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you to Carol & Peter owners and Jackie & Ian mangers for making our 22nd anniversary so special . Thistle Hill is a one in a million property stunning location , beautiful well appointed rooms with lovely little touches like surprise treats left in fridge every day . The breakfast has to be up there with the best in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Style, taste, charm & comfort and that's just the guest house. Warm, welcoming, friendly, attentive and extremely pleasant, that's Jackie, Ian and Carol who from the moment we arrived just made sure our stay was perfect and that we had everything that we wanted. Our room was perfect, overlooking the lovely spacious grounds where you can stroll by the lake/dam... More 

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Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 7
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