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Splinters Guest House

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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sunningdale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We recently spent two nights here with Bobby as our host and it was brilliant. When I was searching for places to stay in the Hunter Valley it seemed places were either crazy expensive or looked a bit dodgy but Splinter's seemed to hit the spot and we weren't disappointed. It is well located near lovely wineries and restaurants and...

Thank Gemma D
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 5 September 2014

Not too much more to add to all the other excellent reviews! Stayed 3 nights but wish it was 3 weeks. Do yourself a favour and book now. The wine isn't too bad either (Keith Tulloch and Mistletoe down the road impressed). Thanks Bobby.

Thank TMBear
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Just a lovely place to stay at, beautiful grounds in a great location. Bobby is a terrific hostess, and goes out of her way to provide an amazing experience. Would recommend to anyone staying in the Hunter!

1Thank Smaaark
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Have stayed in the cottages at Splinters three times now and it's always been lovely. Bobby is very welcoming and helpful & the 'welcome pack' of wine/cheese/bacon & eggs is wonderful. Definitely recommend it

Thank shaybristowe
Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 22 August 2014

without bobby's enthusiasm, knowledge, verve, humour and empathy this place would probably be slightly disappointing. the buildings and rooms are getting a little old but they are slowly but surely being updated: lovely bed, new paint, some extra cabinetry mixed with older pine furniture, etc. however, bobby's attention to our every need - even ones we didn't know we had...

Thank Phil T
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 August 2014

We spent two nights here recently, to celebrate our 1year anniversary and wish we had booked for longer. The rooms are lovely, a good size and very well furnished, so much attention to detail. Bobby is fantastic, the perfect host, and knows the best wineries, restaurants and wine tours to take. We will definitely be back and I highly recommend...

Thank Alyssa M
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I had read the reviews and thus had high expectations of my stay. I certainly wasn't disappointed. The setting is charming; the room comfy; and the welcome warm and friendly. Everything I could wish for a weekend away.

Thank Jenny L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 24 July 2014

Took my wife for a surprise weekend away. Her sister had stayed at Splinters a little while back so it came highly recommended. Even though it was roughly half the price of other hotels close by it was lacking nothing. Bobby was a great host and really cares about her business and her guests. The room was fantastic, plenty of...

Thank Daniel T
Healdsburg, California
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Had a great experience here. Location was right in the thick of wineries. Bobbie was a great host. Shared good information and was friendly. Room was big enough, with an ensuite bathroom (shower). Parking was onsite. Free wireless. Very clean. Breakfast included in rate. Fruits, cereal, yogurt, etc.Bobbie would then bring out something hot--one day warm egg crustless quiche, the...

2Thank Vintravel1993
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Splinters is a lovely guest house/ B&B with beautiful gardens and nice, comfortable rooms. The owner, Bobby, is a wealth of knowledge regarding the area and goes out of her way to be helpful and attentive without being "in your face". Splinters is in close proximity to wineries and restaurants - some within walking distance. We couldn't really fault anything...

Thank Lynette B

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: RM890 - RM1,264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Splinters Guest House 4*
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 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
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“Any room is good. There are guest house style rooms plus 2 self contained cottages. Whole property is beautiful.”
  • View from bedroom
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • View from dining area
  • Upstairs/loft bedroom
Glenda1031, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are self contained & beautiful to stay in. Peaceful & relaxing.”
chrisj0c, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cottages”
brianwelsh2015, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are lovely”
Julie1958594, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is self-service ... you prepare own breakfasts or other meals, bbq, etc.”
  • upstairs bedroom
  • downstairs bedroom
  • lounge area
gro05, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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