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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed in the upper cottage fri and sat night. The cottage has everything you need for a great stay. We stayed in September, the nights still cool so the fireplace was fun, there is also reverse cycle air conditioning. Two fabulous bedrooms we stayed in the loft which had a great picture window through which we saw kangaroos on the... More 

Thank Julie1958594
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have stayed at Splinters before ....in the b&b rooms. The new owners are now moving to utilising the cottages only; more to be built in the future, I believe. So this is the first time we stayed in a cottage ... Pup pointed out all the facilities, plus there is a private bbq area overlooking the grounds ... even... More 

Thank gro05
Burlington, CT
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

My husband, aunt and I stayed in the cottage for only one night. The loft room was huge and lovely, the living room, dining room, and outdoor dining room were fantastic. The eggs, OJ, bacon, milk, toast, jam, coffee and tea were greatly appreciated and we had lovely, lovely stay. I got to take a quick, refreshing dip in the... More 

Thank Kathleen P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Pup and Mark greet us like relatives. Nothing is a bother. Our guest house is so well stocked with food that Pup even went out of her way to put a bottle of bubbly in fridge for us. I love returning and unwinding to this beautiful cottage. Can't wait to come back in November.

Thank Maria C
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We recently spent two days in Pokolbin to celebrate our wedding anniversary and stayed at Splinters on the basis of other reviews on Tripdvisor. We weren't disappointed! Mark's warm welcome on our arrival to the wine (good quality) and cheese in our cottage together with the peaceful and quite beautiful surrounds, we felt quite special and it all combined to... More 

Thank RichardV1961
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

We were lucky enough to spend the night here on the Friday over the long weekend and cannot recommend it highly enough!! We have been going to the hunter for many years and now have a new favourite place to stay. Pup and Mark make you feel so welcome and are very kind in helping with any questions, needs or... More 

Thank Olly606
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

We took some friends from the UK and stayed two nights at this lovely guesthouse which also has self-catering apartments. The setting was just perfect and "Pup" was a truly magnificent hostess -- anything we wanted or requested, along with being a mine of information on the Hunter and its wineries and restaurants. There is a swimming pool to cool... More 

Thank Curt203
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

new owners at Splinters, but Pup & Mark have carried on from Bobbie with everything perfect with the stay; treats on arrival, pastries or bacon/egg bbq breakfasts, spotless rooms, and "ah the serenity" :)...back asap!!

Thank Leonardo1961
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights and just loved it. This is a place that thrives because of its lovely owners Pup and Mark who go to great lengths to help people get the most from their stay. We stayed in one of the b&b rooms that overlooked a pretty terrace and huge garden and where we ate a beautiful... More 

Thank mrsblondeLeeds
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here recently with another couple and had a wonderful visit. Not only was the room comfortable and quiet, but it had everything we needed and more. The grounds are lovely and we enjoyed the pool area. The owner was so helpful with info and recommendations. We enjoyed our breakfast each morning sitting out on the patio, just waiting... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Pool
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Splinters Guest House is the perfect retreat for couples and groups wishing to enjoy all the pleasures of the Hunter Valley. Nestled on 10 acres in the Hermitage Road region of Pokolbin with beautiful views of the Brokenback Ranges. Splinters Guest House offers a number of facilities for the use of guests including log fires, reverse cycle air conditioning, fully equipped kitchens and lounge/ dining area in the Guest Houses; TV, DVD, CD player, private BBQ and courtyard areas plus a swimming pool for use in the warmer months. At Splinters we strive to ensure your stay with us is relaxing and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Splinters Guest House

Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Location: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: $193 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Splinters Hotel Pokolbin
Splinters Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
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