Surgeon's Cottage is located in the historic village of Morpeth, which today is considered the Hunter Valley's premier shopping venue. The cottages are conveniently located across the road from the Hunter River, with all the cafes, boutiques and galleries right on your doorstep.

Accommodations options include the Surgeon`s Cottage with 2 bedrooms and the Loft Cottage which has the flexibility of booking the cottage with the use of 1 bedroom or 2 bedrooms.

The cottages are 2 hours drive north of Sydney.
5 minutes drive from East Maitland Railway Station, 40 minutes from Newcastle airport.
10 minutes from Wallalong, Tocal and Woodville.
30 minutes drive from the wineries of Pokolbin.
35 minutes from the beautiful beaches of Newcastle,
45 minutes from the marinas at Port Stephens.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Surgeon's Cottage has been welcoming guests since Oct 6, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

FREE parking!


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4 reasons to choose Surgeon's Cottage

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • This host will welcome you in English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello, what are the arrangements for bringing a dog (labrador) please?
    Pets are welcome. The Cottages have a shared garden plus a small gated area. There is an extra charge for your pet of $50 per stay. Pets are not allowed on beds or furniture, or left unattended for an undue length of time, either indoors or out.
    Answered on February 15, 2020
  • I have a lab with me who is Old and super friendly and doesn’t bark, would he also be welcome?
    Yes, we are pet friendly.
    Answered on May 18, 2020
  • Can I use NSW voucher? Thx
    Unfortunately we do not accept NSW Accommodation vouchers.
    Answered on July 20, 2022
  • Good morning we are arriving between 2pm - 3pm This Sunday 10/4 -Do we need to send a message to you to meet us at the Cottage please? Thank you .
    We ask that you do so 15 minutes prior to your arrival, as we meet you at the cottage for check-in.
    Answered on April 7, 2022
  • Hi there, we wanted to book an entire cottage for 4 people and had few questions please. 1 is there any flooding situation at the moment there? 2. We have 2 small cavoodles - well trained and gentle, hope that’s ok? 3 will we get the entire cottage to us? Or share with some other guests?
    Thank you for your queries. 1. There is no current flooding in Morpeth, nor any predicted 2. Pets are most welcome. Please refer to our terms and conditions regarding pets 3. Yes, every booking (no matter how many guests) is for the entire cottage.
    Answered on April 12, 2022

Host Info

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Surgeon`s Cottage Is a beautiful sandstone cottage built in 1845 which is situated right amongst the boutiques, galleries and cafes in the heritage village of Morpeth. This charming cottage is self catering on an exclusive-use basis, for up to 4 people, with open fires, modern kitchen and bathroom, comfortable beds with luxurious linen, ducted air-conditioning. A delightful rear fountain garden with barbecue, a sandstone verandah across he front of the cottage with views beyond the river and paddocks to the Brokenback Range. Loft Cottage. Is a quaint unique cottage in the garden of the Surgeon`s Cottage, catering on an exclusiv-use basis for up to 4 people. The Cottage is air conditioned, and has ceiling fans in both bedrooms. One bedroom, bathroom, lounge/dining and kitchen is downstairs, the other is a loft bedroom up sharp stairs, which requires some agility to access. Across the front of the cottage is a large verandah overlooking the serene garden and barbecue area. Additional in both cottages. Laundry with washer, dryer, iron, ironing board, and clothes line. Pets (small dogs) are welcome, please advise when booking as there is an additional charge and conditions.
Morpeth is a charming and historic village settled in the early 1800`s, and today is National-Trust classified. Idyllically situated along the banks of the Hunter River with its unique combination of history, heritage and beauty, this country village is the ideal base to explore all the Hunter region has to offer. While wandering along the stone paved streets, taking in the interesting assortment of specialty stores, cafes, galleries, featuring everything from local craft, antiques, unique jewellery, gourmet cheese chocolate and lolly shops, all of which are right on your doorstep. Across the road from the cottage is the river and boat ramp, ideal for kayaking or fishing off the jetty. The Cottages are 2 hours drive north of Sydney CBD 5 minutes to East Maitland golf course 15 minutes to Tocal 30 minutes to Pokolbin wineries 35 minutes to Newcastle beaches and airport. 40 minutes to the marinas of Port Stephens
Language spoken: English
Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
1 Restaurant On Site

    Morpeth Woodfire Pizza

    Food: Indian, Pizza

Amenities of Surgeon's Cottage
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Alarm clock
  • Inner courtyard view
  • Garden view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Walking tours
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
  • Tennis court Off-site Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/Coffee maker
No internet access available.
Free public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible).
  • Street parking
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Private entrance
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Surgeon's Cottage takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Until 10:30 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
AUD 40 per stay
Extra bed by request
AUD 40 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 40 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib or 1 extra bed available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 21

Mastercard Visa Surgeon's Cottage accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

The fine print

Please note that this property does not accept payments with American Express credit cards.

The hosts will meet guests to provide access to the cottage. Please call the property with your time of arrival to arrange this. Contact details can be found on your booking confirmation.

Please note that pets must be kept on a leash and can't be left unattended indoors or outdoors.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

Please inform Surgeon's Cottage of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

License number: PID-STRA-14866

FAQs about Surgeon's Cottage

  • Surgeon's Cottage offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fishing
    • Tennis court
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Walking tours

  • Check-in at Surgeon's Cottage is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • Surgeon's Cottage is 0.8 miles from the center of Morpeth.

  • Yes, Surgeon's Cottage is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • The prices at Surgeon's Cottage may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Surgeon's Cottage has 1 restaurant:

    • Morpeth Woodfire Pizza

  • Room options at Surgeon's Cottage include:

    • Bungalow
    • Vacation Home