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Thistle Hill Guest House

591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Dubbo, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars NEW

Hospitality was outstanding at Thistle Hill Guest House. The ambience of the rooms and gardens was well above our expectations and we are so disappointed that we didn't stay longer. It's not often that you go to breakfast and feel like you are a special guest. Every wish was catered to and breakfast was delicious. I could spend hours relaxing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lovely mid-week stay at Thistle Hill. The cottage is very nicely done and is in a lovely relaxed setting. Location is also very good and would definitely recommend for a quiet retreat. The pool was not in use but Carol was full of apologies and also gave us a bottle of wine by way of apology. Wine tour... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed for one night only as part of a wider road trip around NSW. Visiting from the UK, we knew we wanted to spend a night in Hunter Valley and I'm having to give myself a massive pat on the back for choosing such a wonderful place to stay in! We were greeted warmly by Jacky... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weekend was looming so we headed up the highway to the only place to stay whilst in the Hunter Valley - Thistle Hill Guest House. The peace and serenity of this beautiful property and Carol and Peters warm hospitality makes this establishment an absolute 'winner'. We have visited many times, and enjoyed the home baked delicious food, not withstanding... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 2 nights and could easily have stayed for a week. The setting is charming, in lovely grounds, with lots of trees, and rose bushes. Our room was beautiful and clean. Lovely little chairs outside on the verandah to sit and do nothing. A welcome cheese platter and wine awaited us the first day and delicious brownies... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing guesthouse. From the moment you arrive, you are spoilt! Carol is an exceptional host who goes out of her way to make your stay wonderful. We had a complimentary bottle of wine on arrival and when we mentioned how lovely it was, we were given another! There is a cheese board on arrival along with chocolates,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 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 January 20, 2015 via mobile

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 January 14, 2015

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 January 14, 2015

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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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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