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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

Me and 2 girlfriends stayed at Manzanilla for our girls weekend from 8th-10th August. I have to say it was without a doubt the best place we could've stayed! Dominic and his wife own and run the Ridge, and you truly do get the warm welcome you'd expect from a privately-run business. Dominic greeted us and allowed us to settle...

Thank KR88IS_Sydney
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2014

This was a brilliant place to stay and relax. Located in private woodland with a view to a small lake, the cabin was very well kept and has everything you need. The outdoor hot tub (warm on arrival) log fire and bread maker were excellent additions. On arrival we were told there was a power cut, however it was fixed...

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Blue mountains
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I have been stayed at Manzanilla twice now, the first time with my partner and son, and second time was myself and 3 girl friends. I have been extremely impressed both times! I love the spa on the spacious deck, where we enjoyed a wine and being under the stars at night. The view from all rooms is toward the...

Thank Jessbm
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Thank you Jane! We wanted somewhere special and private for our wedding anniversary and Manzilla Ridge delivered both and more. Lovely spacious and clean cabins with everything we needed, gorgeous countryside, and the spa under the stars was absolutely brilliant. We will definitely be back at Manzilla..... See you soon - Alecs

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Could not speak highly enough of Manzanilla Ridge. Great location, great cabins and great service. We were 4 girls in one cabin and it was perfect. The cabins are set up in a way where there was nothing that hadn't been thought of. The jacuzzi, fireplace, BBQ and iPod docking station were fantastic. Imagine watching a beautiful sunset whilst sitting...

Thank danielle9689
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We recently stumbled across this lovely accommodation in the Hunter Valley. These secluded cottages have a fireplace, Jacuzzi, cathedral ceilings, fully equipped kitchen, and bread maker for fresh bread in the morning and breakfast items to cook a hearty warm breakfast each morning. The hosts, Jane and Dominic are lovely and know exactly what people are looking for on a...

Thank em3112
Corlette, Australia
Reviewed 12 May 2014

A beautiful place to stay. Helpful and friendly owners make your stay here even more welcoming offering an abundance of fresh and local produce included in your package. My stay here toughly surpassed my expectations and I found the setting private peaceful and very relaxing. A perfect location right in the heart of the Hunter. My family and I will...

Thank kai j
Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 6 May 2014

My hubby and I stayed at Manzilla Ridge for 2 nights recently to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was perfect! Once we were sttled in we didn't leave the place for 48 hours! We didn't need to. Everything we needed was right there. The breakfast hamper was generous and was extra delicious served with the delicious fresh bread made in...

Thank Lisa C
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 7 April 2014

Our stay at Manzanilla Ridge was the perfect weekend out of Sydney. Everything was well presented, well stocked and there were a few incredible touches, like complimentary port, a breadmaker ready to go and fresh produce in the fridge on arrival. We arrived a little bit late, but nothing seemed to phase the amazing owners of the lodge. The spa...

Thank sammcampbell
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 28 March 2014

I stayed at Manzanilla Ridge with my wife for 2 nights of our honeymoon. The place is fantastic. The setting is extremely relaxing and tranquil. Each cabin is secluded, which provides peace and quite. The cabins are luxurious and beautiful. l loved having our own place, surrounded by the wilderness. The cabin was amazing and had everything you could possibly...

Thank Steve S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These rustic cedar cottages all with outdoor heated spas sunken into the deck have maximized the privacy and seclusion of the 52 acre property in the Hunter Valley. The cottages all have Oregon beams & rafters, Cathedral ceilings and wooden floorboards. The fully equipped kitchen has a gas cook top, dishwasher, breadmaker with provisions to bake your own bread and even a pod coffee machine. A breakfast hamper is supplied of locally smoked bacon, farm fresh eggs, tomatoes, milk, juice, bread, butter and a selection of cereals. The cottage has coffee, tea and a choice of herbal teas too.Sit back in the lounge watching the flames dance in the wood fire combustion heater while listening to your choice of music from the Bluetooth speaker system. All the decks have the gas barbecue and covered sitting area. Sit back with a glass of Hunter's best wine in the bubbling hot water of your private spa, the best place to star gaze or kangaroo spot. Lovedale, home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch is filled with excellent restaurants and wineries. The bedrooms all have reverse cycle air-conditioners and all linen and towels are supplied. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manzanilla Ridge

Address: 442 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Rothbury
Price Range: $263 - $483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Manzanilla Ridge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“cottages are spaced enough that you shouldn't be disturbed by anyone”
 of 5 bubbles K9615NJmelissag, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“In the Hunter Valley in Lovedale region, close to vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles 127terryg, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the middle lodge and did not have any problems, however there is another lodge further down the trail so there is a possiblity of people driving past your accommodation - spa is on road side of cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles sammcampbell, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in Maracas but all are secluded, peaceful and private.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveS731, 27 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We were in one of the smaller cottages, this would have easily catered for two couples. Only stayed four night, really to immerse yourself in the surroundings a week stay would be better.”
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 of 5 bubbles RhysWilliams84, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
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