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Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

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2 outdoor pools, open 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM, pool loungers
2 outdoor pools, open 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM, pool loungers
Terrace/patio

Overview of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

4 out of 5

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale, NSW, 2325

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationHunter Valley Golf & Country Club1 min walk
  • Popular LocationMistletoe Wines14 min drive
  • Popular LocationPetersons Wines22 min drive
  • AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)49 min drive

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About this area

Lovedale

Located in Lovedale, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel is in a rural area and near the airport. Hunter Valley Zoo is a popular local attraction, and if an activity is on the agenda, Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club and Hope Estate are worth a visit. Ready for a night out? Consider Roche Estate. Enjoy the great outdoors with ecotours, horse riding and hiking/biking trails, or hop on a bike for hire nearby and explore all the area has to offer.

What's nearby

  • Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club - 1 min walk
  • Hungerford Hill - 2 min drive
  • Hunter Valley Zoo - 5 min drive
  • Mistletoe Wines - 14 min drive
  • Petersons Wines - 22 min drive

Getting around

  • Branxton Station - 15 min drive
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 49 min drive

Restaurants

  • Redsalt Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Lovedale Restaurant & Bar — 1 min walk
  • Muse Restaurant - 3 min drive
  • Potters Brewery - 4 min drive
  • Blaxland Inn - 5 min drive

About this property

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

4-star, family-friendly hotel near Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club
Along with 2 restaurants, this smoke-free hotel has an attached winery and 2 outdoor pools. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a full-service spa, a golf course and free water park access. All 414 rooms offer free WiFi, 24-hour room service and plasma TVs with digital channels. Guests will also find fridges, hairdryers and safes.
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel offers 414 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. 32-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries. This Lovedale hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a complimentary water park and 3 outdoor tennis courts. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Ubika Day Spa has 5 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (AUD 15 per day)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • On-site parking includes off-street options

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 3 outdoor tennis courts
  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Free water park access
  • Full-service spa
  • Health club
  • Public winery tours
  • Shopping
  • Hot tub
  • Tennis
  • On-site winery

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's club (surcharge)
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Free water park access
  • Corner/local shop
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • Corner/local shop

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Golf lessons
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 24-hour business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (12594 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms 15

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Fireplace in reception
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch plasma TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Fridge

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: AUD 50.00
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Valet parking fee: AUD 15 per day
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property only accepts debit or credit cards and credit cards for all bookings; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property will place an authorization for full payment at time of check-in for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Crowne Plaza Hunter
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Hotel Lovedale
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Lovedale
Hunter Crowne Plaza
Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Hotel Lovedale
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
Crowne Plaza Lovedale
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Hotel
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Lovedale
Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Hotel Lovedale

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Overall score and ratings

4.2

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 465 out of 977 reviews
5 - Excellent 48%
Rating 4 - Good. 329 out of 977 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 110 out of 977 reviews
3 - Okay 11%
Rating 2 - Poor. 50 out of 977 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 23 out of 977 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.2/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family and small children
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very good and family hotel . Lot of activiies for kids
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Stayed 2 nights in May 2021

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property with lots of amenities. Disappointed that we weren't able to book into the spa - customer service / response time for the spa was definitely lacking.
Stayed 1 night in May 2021