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Splinters Guest House

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08/05/2017 09/05/2017
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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 March 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights which encompassed my wife's 65th birthday. We could not have had a better experience - Bobby is the quintessential host, giving us guidance on what to see, where to eat, wineries to visit. The pool and grounds offer secluded peace if needed and the patio the ability to meet other guests over breakfast or...

1Thank chogbolt10
Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 12 March 2014

My husband and I recently spent two nights at Splinters. We had read the reviews and thought it sounded great and we weren't disappointed. Bobby was away but her friend Reggie looked after us and did a great job. The accommodation was beautiful and very clean. We stayed in one of the queen bedrooms which was well thought out and...

Thank Amy W
Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 11 March 2014

We just came back from staying at Splinters for 4 days in the self contained cabins and I can't recommend this place any higher. Our cabin was exceptionally clean, with well thought out furnishings & appliances. Bobby made us feel welcome from the moment with got out of the car. Not only did Bobby provide us with a great place...

Thank Alison M
Ashtead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We echo other reviewers that this is a wonderful guest house, certainly the best guest house ./ B&B we've stayed in. It isn't, nor does it pretend to be, a hotel. Bobby enthuses from the moment you arrive & helpfully suggests dinner venues (which we took up & enjoyed). We had hoped to dip in the pool but the weather...

Thank Sarah C
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We spent two lovely days at Splinters. The rooms are very nice, everything you need, and very clean. The outdoor area is lovely, nice chairs to sit and read, lovely table for breakfast and afternoon drinks, and the outlook is perfect. Bobby is a great host, very helpful with touring tips and restaurant bookings. Her breakfast is delicious, and she...

Thank Fitzroytraveller
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2014

This is a really great place to stay. The service is first class, rooms very nice and well appointed and the setting is just right. The wine and cheese on arrival is a real nice touch as is the desert wine and chocolates after dinner. Highly recommend.

1Thank CocoTampa123
Reviewed 19 February 2014

My wife & I thoroughly enjoyed our 2 night stay at Splinters. The property is beautiful, the rooms very comfortable, the decor very tasteful & the hospitality second to none. Bobby takes great pride in making her guests feel welcome from the second you step onto the property to the moment you have to leave. Truly professionally run guest house...

Thank chlosun
hong kong
Reviewed 10 February 2014

We enjoyed our peaceful stay here in the Hunter Valley. The cottage was well stocked (chocolate/cheese/bacon/bread/eggs/bread/cereals/butter/jams/biscuits/port/wine/muffins/juices/milk/tea/coffee) and the hostess was very helpful in arranging places to eat and see. The grounds were lovely with a small swimming pool. The cottage had its own outside eating area and BBQ, so it was easy and pleasant to cook our own breakfast and...

1Thank discovery204
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2014

The hostess, Bobby, could not be faulted from the moment we arrived, completely unprepared of course, to our early morning departure. Nothing was too much trouble, and within a very short time she had us booked in for a wine-tasting tour, and dinner at a very local restaurant. The grounds are fabulous, and the room and bed very comfortable. Thoroughly...

Thank salobrenaholidays
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2014

As all the other reviewers say, this is a wonderful place to stay, with Bobby adding to our enjoyment. We spent two nights with our son and partner in one of the lodge buildings which proved perfect for our BBQ of kangaroo one night and fish the other. All washed down with copious amounts of the excellent local boutique wines....

Thank Geoff M

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • 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: $292 - $414 (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
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Luxury Hotel in Pokolbin
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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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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