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251 Talga Rd | Lovedale, Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Tonic Hotel
Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Pokolbin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at Tonic Hotel with my boyfriend last week. The hotel was half-full (judging by the cars parked outside of each room) but it feels so peaceful and quiet as if we have the whole place to ourselves. The view from the room is just stunning. There was thunderstorm one evening and we sat on the balcony enjoy a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like modern, tasteful, comfortable and private accommodation then these "tin sheds" are for you. Throw in great breakfasts, surprise evening nibbles overlooking dams and countryside and the friendliest of hosts and you have all the ingredients for a really lovely holiday.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our new favorite Hunter Valley Gateway place at Tonic with our dog!!! Great Service & very friendly by Janelle, Ian and staff! (Thank you so much!!!) The breakfast pack provided each morning was out of this world!!!! Beautiful combination of muesli and everyday was different!! Free Wi-Fi! (High quality of Wi-Fi! No issues at all!!) We really enjoyed it!! We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed here back in June 2014 and hesitated to leave a review because I wanted to keep it as a secret...but its Xmas and I will share it with everyone as a present.....well I've been in the Hunter many times and this place is by far one of the best in the region. Food, location and attention to details... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed at Tonic Hotel for two gorgeous, peaceful and fabulous nights. Tonic Hotel had everything we wanted and more. The property was modern, fun, clean, and tucked away on a quiet street in the best part of the Hunter Valley. We loved watching the kangaroos from our balcony hopping around the property - it was almost... More 

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Our new favourite hunter valley place -Spicer's Vineyard Estate - was booked out, so we tried two nights at the Tonic "Hotel". First of all let me complement the owners on a brilliant business model. Whack up some cheaply constructed sheds - do them up with trendy designer touches (polished concrete floor, black feature wall, blackboard, quirky stuffed toy on... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Tonic is exactly that, a lovely tonic to escape life for a little while. Peaceful aspect looking out at the setting sun over glistening dams, watching the pelicans, cormorants, ducks and a multitude of birds, resident kangaroos paying a visit. Accommodation is definitely 'funky' and excellent; Ian friendly and accommodating (didn't get to meet Janelle). Only little downside is the... More 

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Engadine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My wife and I spent our first anniversary at Tonic and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Ian and Janelle went above and beyond to ensure that we had everything we needed to make our stay as easy as possible. The rooms are clean, modern, funky and have a westerly aspect that allow you to peacefully watch the sun go down over... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Tonic Hotel is situated in a beautiful landscape with many animals such as Kangaroos and Pelicans in the surroundings. The interior is very chic and trendy, but also practical to use. All necessary and in addition all desirable features are available (fireplace, TV, Stereo, fully equipped kitchen etc). Ian and Janelle are perfect hosts by organising everything in a smooth... More 

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Terrigal, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Big thanks to Ian for going above and beyond in making my proposal whilst staying at Tonic Hotel something unforgettable. Ian suggested landing a helicopter on the hotel grounds for a scenic tour of the Hunter Valley. What a success!! My partner says it was the best experience of her life when it arrived by surprise for us. The first... More 

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Address: 251 Talga Rd | Lovedale, Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Tonic Hotel Pokolbin
Tonic Hotel Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Pokolbin
#3 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin

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