Pokolbin

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New South Wales featuring landscape views and farmland
This rural village in the heart of the Hunter Valley offers wine tours, family-friendly gardens and farm visits against the backdrop of the Brokenback Mountains.

Pokolbin is a rural area north of the city of Cessnock and has been the central village of the Hunter Valley’s wine industry for nearly two centuries. The region is famous for its local produce so be sure to include visits to the area’s vineyards, breweries, olive farms and cheese factories. After a day outdoors, dine in quality restaurants to sample some of the best food in the area.Pokolbin is a popular destination for those seeking a rural holiday experience within driving distance of Australia’s big cities on the east coast. Local accommodation options range from charming bed and breakfast rooms and luxury resorts with pools, to cabins in vineyards. There is a championship golf course for sporty visitors while art lovers will enjoy the landscape paintings and sculptures in the local galleries.Of course, the Hunter Valley is most popular because of its quality Australian wine. This is the birthplace of the nation’s wine industry and nowadays Pokolbin is surrounded by more than a dozen quality wineries and vineyards. Visit boutique vineyards, like Saddler’s Creek or Mistletoe, or larger export wineries like Pepper Tree. Because nearly all cellar doors are in a rural setting, the area is best explored by car. You can pick up a map and brochures at the tourist information centre on the road to Cessnock to find out which wineries and farms suit your interests. For a fun and informative gourmet experience with a group and chauffeur, join the winery and lunch tours leaving from Sydney, Newcastle or Cessnock. While in Pokolbin, don’t miss the Hunter Valley Gardens in the centre of town. Walk through the tranquil gardens and have lunch or a beer in the Irish pub. Let the children roam free in the Storybook Garden, where they can come face-to-face with world-famous nursery rhyme characters and listen to their stories. Pokolbin is located 11 kilometres (7 miles) north of Cessnock and can be reached by car or bus. Rover Coaches has a regular bus service that connects the two towns.

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Broke And Macdonald Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
The price is AU$143 per night from 1 Aug. to 2 Aug.
Stay at this 4.5-star spa motel in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and an on-site winery. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (784 reviews)
"This is a well-situated resort in the heart of the Hunter Valley and adjoining the Hunter Valley Gardens and Shops. The resort itself is lovely with low sweeping buildings and easy access for parking. The rooms though are a little bit in need of a good cleaning. We were excited by the bathroom with ..."

Reviewed on 11 Jun. 2022

Mercure Resort Hunter Valley Gardens
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
4 out of 5
15 Thompsons Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
The price is AU$199 per night from 3 Aug. to 4 Aug.
Stay at this 4-star golf aparthotel in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property condition ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,772 reviews)
"Breakfast was amazing..very clean place.. when internet was down they gave us a dongle to use.."

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2022

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
Chateau Elan At The Vintage
Chateau Elan At The Vintage
5 out of 5
Vintage Drive, Hunter Valley, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is AU$184 per night from 12 Jul. to 13 Jul.
Stay at this 5-star luxury resort in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a golf course. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (986 reviews)
"The team were amazing - incredibly friendly and helpful. Zac is a GEM and a STAR! The room had a few challenges. - We couldn't work out how to control the stone fire so rang the front desk and they had to direct us to where the controls were and said that it's a frequent guest query. I'd suggestion ..."

Reviewed on 24 May 2022

Chateau Elan At The Vintage
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
H Boutique Hotel
H Boutique Hotel
4 out of 5
770 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
The price is AU$171 per night from 13 Jul. to 14 Jul.
Stay at this 4-star aparthotel in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in their reviews. ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (433 reviews)
"Good location, spacious and clean rooms"

Reviewed on 29 May 2022

H Boutique Hotel
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
4 out of 5
15 Thompsons Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
The price is AU$199 per night from 3 Aug. to 4 Aug.
Stay at this 4-star golf aparthotel in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the property condition ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,772 reviews)
"Breakfast was amazing..very clean place.. when internet was down they gave us a dongle to use.."

Reviewed on 21 Jun. 2022

Oaks Cypress Lakes Resort
Grand Mercure Apartments The Vintage Hunter Valley
Grand Mercure Apartments The Vintage Hunter Valley
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Vintage Road & McDonalds Drive, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320
The price is AU$339 per night from 20 Jul. to 21 Jul.
Stay at this 4.5-star luxury aparthotel in Pokolbin. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a golf course. Our guests praise the restaurant and the comfy beds in ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (358 reviews)
"it was a great place beside Hole # 1on the Vintage Golf Course.. The house, garage, outdoor area, all fantastic."

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2022

Grand Mercure Apartments The Vintage Hunter Valley
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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