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“Clean and comfortable” 4 of 5 stars
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Hunter Valley Motel
3.0 of 5 Motel   |   30 Allandale Road, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia   |  
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Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Cessnock
cooma nsw
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Clean and comfortable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

The staff were friendly, The room clean, This motel is 3 star but the service and accommodation was 4 star. On a very busy road but the room was very quite. Accommodation is very limited in this and surrounding areas now due to tradesmen, mining and mining contractors needing accommodation, this in turn pushes up the prices and availability for travellers. It was a surprise to find such nice quite sleep. Would I stay there again YES, Would I tell my friends and family, YES.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Angers, France
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44 reviews 44 reviews
38 hotel reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2012

Our room was a little dated and the bathroom rather old. The staff were however very friendly and helpful, which made up for the rather basic facilities. Very reasonably priced breakfast served in the room. Per night cost of AU$ 90 (€ 70) seems high to me but I know Australia generally is not cheap.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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We are currently renovating the rooms, which takes some time.
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Brisbane, Australia
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8 hotel reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2011

Our clock was ticking down, unprepared with nowhere to go in the middle of hunter valley at 10pm. One simple and quick phone call got the 3 of us comfortable beds for the night at such a late time and for only 100 dollars. Motel was clean, simple and had everything we needed for the night and kept us worry free and off the road for such a cheap price. It's a motel so nothing flashy but if you need a place to put your head down for the night (or a few) i'd defiantly come here again. Close to the main wine strip and near petrol stations and restaurants. The owners were also very friendly and gave us some tips to visit some surrounding areas in the morning. Thanks for accommodating us at such a late time! Keep up the good work.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Moose Creek, On
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26 hotel reviews
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2011

Very quaint motel in Cessnock. Has a 70’s style but rooms were clean, spacious with new TV and bar fridge. They also offered free Wi-Fi which was important for us. Breakfast was available for a reasonable cost but we chose to try the local restaurants – we ended up eating at Oporto and McDonalds which were a 2 min walk from the motel. Both were good. At another 5 min walk, there was an IGA for last minute munchies/ pops and that was also very convenient. Owners are extremely friendly and they treated us very well. They were able to get us on a wine tour for the very next day and that was extremely appreciated. Highly recommended and we would definitely stay again

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Sydney
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

I recently stayed at this motel in the Hunter for one night and could not fault it for the price. It is not like other places in the Hunter where you have to stay a minimum 2 night stay on the weekend and pay outrageous prices. It is really value for money. The room was very clean, the beds are comfortable and the location is fantastic as you can walk to the restaurants in Cessnock within 5 minutes and you are so close the vineyards. If you want value for money - I would recommend this hotel. We had 3 adults staying in a room and there was a double and two singles so it worked out perfectly. We would definitely stay at this hotel again.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Ashburn, VA
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99 reviews 99 reviews
27 hotel reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2011

This is a good location if you wish to explore the Hunter Valley wine region. Limited places to eat in walking distance of the motel (McDonalds, Oporto Chicken, local Pizza), but still enough to get by. I had to correct the lady at reception about the number of nights and the quoted price I had on my invoice. She also make me wait a few minutes when there was no one else in the small office. The road passing the hotel is very busy. You will hear traffic no matter what time of day it is.

After getting some tips from some locals, I would probably stay somewhere else next time, but if you're on a budget and this what you can afford (like me) I would not deter you from giving it a shot.

Tips: Stop by the Hunter Valley Visitor Center to get a map. It will help you so much instead of trying to print one off online. The wineries are close together for the most part and tasting fees range from free to about 5 dollars (AUD) per person.

Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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299 reviews 299 reviews
227 hotel reviews
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311 helpful votes 311 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2011

I booked this because it was the cheapest deal in the Valley. I (and especially my wife) wondered whether we would live to regret it. I should have had no worries. Yes a standard motel but spacious; a decent large bathroom with a walk in shower that worked excellently, a long wooden shelf which was excellent for luggage and working on the computer. Really I was more than happy. If you want to save money while wine tasting this really is the place. Ok it is a drive from the vineyards but so what. It has a pool but it was May... Booking direct is cheaper than the agencies by the way

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hunter Valley Motel

Address: 30 Allandale Road, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 15 Hotels in Cessnock
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hunter Valley Motel 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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