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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The most hospitable hosts we have ever had. They really make you feel comfortable and spoilt for your entire stay and will assist with anything. The room was pleasant, tidy, comfortable and homelike. The stand-alone guest room with a fireplace was lovely to have a glass of wine in front and to have breakfast in. Overall, we couldn't fault this... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We've been to Thistle Hill twice before, yet never whilst the current owner Donna was running the place. You won't find a better host than Donna. We came up from Sydney mid-week for short "babymoon". The place is gorgeous and immaculate. Very comfortable rooms, and the grounds are beautiful. There was a chilled bottle of Thistle Hill Semillon and cheeses... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

You don't find better hosts than Donna and Stuart at any guest house, from the moment you arrive they makes for feel very welcome and this extends to your whole stay. Whether it's organising a place to go for dinner or finding out your interests and advising you on what to see all done with the minimum of fuss. The... More 

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Thank Parisian1950s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Myself and my boyfriend had an absolutely fantastic weekend stay at Thistle Hill! On arrival we were welcomed by Donna, who manages the guesthouse with her husband Stuart - both were extremely friendly and welcoming, as were their 2 lovely dogs! They spent all weekend looking after us, making us a pizza and lending us a DVD on the night... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Thistle Hill with friends in April and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. We shared the cottage which is beautfully appointed and very comfy. The gardens and surrounds are very peaceful and lovely to walk around, lots to enjoy. The breakfasts were the best we have experienced in a B&B and all food allergies are easily catered for. The... More 

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Montecito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We decided to go into the Hunter Valley in search of wine and happened upon a lovely organic winery MacQuariedale the owner was quite wonderful and when we asked about recommendations for accommodation in the area he whole-heartedly recommended Thistle Hill. We called and were so very glad we did. Gracious hosts, a warm welcome and clean, lovely rooms. We... More 

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Mosman, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

the rooms are big and ideally situated straight onto verandah. beautifully appointed in white and mooted tones. Lovely ensuite and every amenity you could wish for. Tea and coffee, a bottle of Thistle Hill wine which is a great drop. individual attention and assistance with sightseeing and whatever else. Terrific local restaurant (right next door). Donna and Stuart are brilliant... More 

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Thank Antoinette9969
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

From the moment we arrived we could feel the love! Donna met us with a big smile and plenty of local info. The cheese and wine made for a relaxing afternoon. The bed was comfy! Breaky was full of love with a delicious hot option daily and fresh baked muffins one morning! The fresh baked brownies on day two were... More 

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Thank Melanie A
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Donna and Stuart, run the place, are very lovely and carrying host. When we arrived there was a bottle of wine and something to nibble waiting for us. The guestroom was very nice and the place is very quiet. The have a lovely breakfastroom where their served a fabulous and excellent breakfast for us. They gave us a lot of... More 

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Thank Ulrich G
Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous !! Wonderful hosts, great accommodation, every detail was perfectly set up and prepared for our enjoyment !! Highly recommended, you won't be disappointed !! Great mini getaway in the hunter!! Also very suitable for young children our 2 year old son had a great time !!

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  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Additional Information about Thistle Hill Guest House

Address: 591 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $170 - $250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Thistle Hill Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 7
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Thistle Hill Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
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