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Tonic Hotel

Certificate of Excellence
251 Talga Rd | Lovedale, Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Tonic Hotel
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the Tonic for the weekend of the Roxette concert. We found the accommodation and facilities to be fantastic and more than suited our needs, for our quiet and tranquil stay in the Hunter. The surroundings are beautiful with the room facing the river and a wonderful countryside backdrop. Ian was very welcoming and more than accommodating with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

The small touches make all the difference. Quality and standards of the interiors along with the small intricacies added to a really enjoyable stay. The setting is a perfect spot to relax and wind down. Excellent standard of breakfast with eveything you could want included. Can't wait to return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Tonic for a weekend party and had booked out the whole place. The rooms are really well appointed, all with stunning views of the Hunter Valley and waking up with a beautiful view over the water was wonderful. The bathrooms were v nice and clean There were wild kangaroos and amazing birdlife at our doorsteps The breakfast... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

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 January 13, 2015

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 December 28, 2014

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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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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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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