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Thistle Hill Guest House

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591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The accommodation is first rate. We stayed in the cottage which has two bedrooms each with an ensuite. It's tucked away behind a grove of trees, beautifully private and peaceful. Breakfast in the pavilion by the pool is superb. We loved chatting with Donna and Stuart the new owners - so helpful and generous. Looking forward to my next stay

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Thank Shauna W
PeCas51, Owner at Thistle Hill Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Shauna for bringing your wonderful American friends David and Cindy to stay at Thistle Hill. We enjoyed every minute of you being here and i felt sad when you left us! I know our paths will cross again and hope the year is kind to you all in the meantime, dx More 

Spalding, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thistle Hill is an absolute gem and Donna and Stuart superb hosts.You really feel at home as soon as you arrive and meet the additional staff(Soxsy and Emile). The cheese platter and bottle of wine were a welcome touch as where the brownies each afternoon. Breakfast was outstanding and served in a lovely room that could be opened up on... More 

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PeCas51, Owner at Thistle Hill Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Julie, it was a delight having you stay with us at Thistle Hill! As you say the weather certainly has been challenging of late but if we can make everything else sunny you almost don't notice it! I hope you will return one day and we will guarantee the sun will shine ha ha! Have a wonderful year... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Luxury country guest house set in its own grounds with a small vineyard. Cheese platter & own vineyard wine on arrival. Lovely rooms both inside and out. Stylish building for breakfast with decking and small pool. Went on winery tour with Two Fat Blokes company who collected us from the guest house. Walking distance to the Botanica restaurant - 15-20... More 

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Thank Sally W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Donna and Stuart are awesome owners. Their attention to detail, friendliness and helpfulness made our stay delightful and most enjoyable! Room was clean, comfortable and quiet. The breakfast house was so lovely and food was creative and delicious! Highly recommend it!

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Thank Darlene P
PeCas51, Owner at Thistle Hill Guest House, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Thistle Hill. Its a pleasure having wonderful guests like the Double D's!!! Have a great 2016 and we hope life finds you at Thistle Hill again one day. Best wishes Donna and Stuart. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

We were warmly welcomed by Donna and she was so kind during our stay. The rooms were pristine and beautifully decorated. Breakfast was delicious and served in a room by the pool that opened up bringing the outside in. The property is close to lots of great wineries and restaurants. Everything was perfect and I highly recommend staying here.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We took our baby with us and stayed in the cottage for one night. Dona is very nice and helpful, and the cottage is very clean and comfortable. It is such a relaxing and quiet place. Just staring at rabbits digging holes made me feel happy. Morning time is especially enjoyable in summer: very peaceful yet full of energy. Breakfast... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

We celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary here with a two night stay last weekend. The ownership has just recently changed hands so we are probably among the first to review the place since the change over. The previous owners had developed a great reputation for Thistle Hill and this is why we chose it, but we believe Donna and Stuart... More 

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Thank John W
Gosford, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

I have visited Thistle Hill twice now & each time I have not been disappointed. The beds are cozy, pillows comfortable & the rooms quiet. The best part is the breakfast...oh my goodness, be prepared to roll out of the breakfast room. It's such a treat to indulge in delicious food with amazing grounds surrounding you. I will return again-thank... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My husband and I stayed for two nights at the Thistle Hill Guest House. From the beginning of our stay til the end they did their utmost to give us a more than fantastic stay. The Thistle Hill Guest House is beautyfully placed among wineyards, the house is elegant, stunning and the way we were treated overwhelming! We were received... More 

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Thank Monica R
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

One of the nicest places we have stayed at in the Hunter! Carol is an outstanding host who made staying at the guest house feel like a home away from home. The personal touches in the room - which included some amazing brownies are the small things that differentiate this place from the others. If you're looking for peace and... More 

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