Set in the heart of the Hunter Valley wine region, Thistle Hill Guest house offers a peaceful escape from the city. Nestled among 25 acres of gardens, it is a 10-minute drive from Hunter Valley Gardens.

Minutes away from Pokolbin's finest wineries and attractions, Thistle Hill offers spacious rooms and cottages with air conditioning, a seating area and private bathroom. Free WiFi access is available.

From Thistle Hill Guest house, it is a 10-minute drive to The Vintage Golf Club, the Cypress Lakes Golf Club and the Hunter Valley Information Center. A variety of Pokolbin's finest restaurants are just a 5-minute drive from Thistle Hill. The property is within walking distance from 3 of Hunter Valley's popular restaurants and brew houses.

Besides relaxing at the outdoor swimming pool, guests are welcome to stroll through Thistle Hill's orchard or vineyard. Guests can enjoy a gourmet continental breakfast daily.

Local activities in the area include hot air ballooning, horse riding and helicopter flights.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Thistle Hill Guesthouse has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Nov 30, 2011

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Halal, Gluten-free, Buffet

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 6. Max children: 2
Two-Bedroom Cottage
  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin beds and 2 queen beds
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 3. Max children: 1
Twin Room
  • 1 twin bed and
  • 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 2
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Max adults: 9. Max children: 3
Luxury Self-Contained Villa
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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  • The staff speaks English
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Host Info

9.8
Host Review Score

Find tranquility and warm country hospitality once you've arrived - Leave the rest to us It's our attention to the small details that makes a big difference
Language spoken: English
Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
What's nearby
  • Keith Tulloch Wine
    2.3 miles
  • Tyrrell's Wines
    5 miles
  • Hunter Valley Gardens
    5.4 miles
  • Hope Estate Winery
    5.4 miles
  • Brokenwood Wines
    5.6 miles
  • Audrey Wilkinson Winery
    6.4 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant Yellow Billy
    1.2 miles
  • Restaurant Two Fat Blokes
    1.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Iron Bark Brewery
    1.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Four Pines at the Farm
    2.5 miles
  • Restaurant Bontanica
    0.3 miles
Closest Airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    33.8 miles
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Amenities of Thistle Hill Guesthouse
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • High chair
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Mini golf Additional charge
  • Horseback riding Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Game room
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
  • Secure parking
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
  • Public transit tickets Additional charge
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Smoke alarms
General
  • Grocery deliveries Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Fenced pool
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool with view
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
Spa
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
Languages Spoken
  • English
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House rules Thistle Hill Guesthouse takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

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 - 1 year
Crib by request
Free
2 years old
Crib by request
Free
Extra bed by request
AUD 50 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 50 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.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

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Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that a 3% surcharge applies for payments with American Express credit cards.

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 response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please inform Thistle Hill Guesthouse 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.

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-15312

FAQs about Thistle Hill Guesthouse

  • Thistle Hill Guesthouse is 5 miles from the center of Pokolbin.

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

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Thistle Hill Guesthouse include:

    • Double
    • Vacation Home
    • Twin
    • Suite
    • Villa

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Thistle Hill Guesthouse (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Street parking
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Guests staying at Thistle Hill Guesthouse can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.1).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Halal
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • Check-in at Thistle Hill Guesthouse is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • Thistle Hill Guesthouse offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Mini golf
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Horseback riding
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bike tours
    • Cooking class