7 Best Luxury Accommodation Options in the Hunter Valley

Last updated: October 11, 2022

Up for a romantic getaway? We have listed the best luxury hotels in the Hunter Valley, based on facilities, location, price, reviews, and more.

If you’re a lover of fine wine, beautiful natural scenery, rolling hills, and exquisite fine dining, a long weekend in the Hunter Valley is not going to disappoint. The best part? It’s only a short drive from Sydney.

From 5-star hotels to romantic boutique villas, we have shortlisted seven of the best luxury accommodation options in the Hunter Valley. Let’s get that Semillon and Shiraz flowing!

Top 7 Hunter Valley Hotels:

Hotel Location
Cedars Mount View Mount View Reviews
Chateau Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley Rothbury Reviews
Spicers Vineyards Estate Pokolbin Reviews
Deja Vu Estate Pokolbin Reviews
Blackwattle Luxury Retreats Lovedale Reviews
Blair Athol Estate Wollombi Wollombi Reviews
Somewhere Unique Wollombi Reviews

Top 7 Hunter Valley Hotels

In no particular order, here are seven of the best luxury accommodation options in the Hunter Valley for that perfect Sydney weekend getaway.

1. Cedars Mount View

Cedars Mount View

Topping our list of best luxury hotels in the Hunter Valley is Cedars Mount View, a luxurious and romantic retreat located in the rural locality of Mount View between Cessnock and Wollombi.

Cedars is the perfect weekend escape for couples looking for a quiet and peaceful short holiday to relax and unwind. This award-winning, 5-star complex offers four beautifully appointed, self-contained villas in perfectly tranquil surroundings.

In addition to luxury accommodation, Cedars Mount View also offers tailor-made romantic experiences to complement your stay, as well as specialised food experiences such as hampers and dessert platters, and lavish experiences such as helicopter tours and massages.

60 Mitchells Rd, Mount View NSW 2325 (map location).

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2. Chateau Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley

Chateau Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley

If you’re both a golf enthusiast and wine connoisseur, staying at the Chateau Elan at The Vintage Hunter Valley will not disappoint.

The award-winning Chateau Elan is so much more than a hotel. For many, it’s a destination in itself, home to an integrated Greg Norman-designed 18-hole championship golf course, a day spa with beautifully appointed treatment rooms, and a top-class restaurant serving delicious food and wine.

But best of all, Chateau Elan offers 5-star luxury accommodation for families, couples, and solo travellers, with a wide range of villas, suites, and hotel rooms to choose from.

Vintage Dr, Rothbury NSW 2320 (map location).

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3. Spicers Vineyards Estate

Spicers Vineyards Estate

Some may argue that Spicers Vineyards Estate is the Hunter Valley’s home of romance, offering luxurious suites, a renowned restaurant, and a rejuvenating spa, set on eight acres of vineyards.

Spicers Vineyards Estate is located in the Pokolbin area of the Hunter Valley, with various winemakers, chocolatiers, distilleries, gourmet food producers, and dining options nearby.

What’s great about staying at Spicers is that you don’t need to travel far to taste the best wine, because the estate is also a private vineyard with Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlo grapes.

555 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin NSW 2320 (map location).

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4. Deja Vu Estate

Deja Vu Estate

Set on beautifully secluded 35-acre bushland scenery in the town of Pokolbin, Deja Vu Estate offers complete privacy in their luxury villas catered for couple getaways.

The self-contained villas take advantage of the lovely bushland and water views with open-plan living areas and private decks with heated outdoor spas and day beds.

And if you love cooking up a romantic dinner, each villa comes with a fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with European appliances, and with all condiments and spices supplied for your convenience.

274 Old N Rd, Pokolbin NSW 232 (map location).

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5. Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

Blackwattle Luxury Retreats is located in a beautiful 28-acre vineyard setting in the locality of Lovedale, and offers luxury cottage accommodation for couples or small groups.

Their three stylish self-contained cottages are situated and designed to take in scenic mountain views and beautiful sunsets, with lots of space to roam the surrounding gardens.

Organising a big family retreat? You can book all three cottages for that ultimate weekend getaway, taking advantage of the privacy and space of the entire property.

169 Talga Rd, Lovedale NSW 2325 (map location).

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6. Blair Athol Estate Wollombi

Blair Athol Estate Wollombi

Blair Athol Estate is a family-owned and operated luxury accommodation venue located in the historic village of Wollombi at the southeastern gateway to the Hunter Valley.

The estate is home to three private cottages set in beautiful natural surroundings, perfect for romantic couple getaways, small private group events, and weddings.

All cottages are equipped with outdoor heated spas, stainless steel kitchens, timber fireplaces, spacious bedrooms, designer bathrooms, and much more.

518 Narone Creek Rd, Wollombi NSW 2325 (map location).

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7. Somewhere Unique

Somewhere Unique Hunter Valley

Also located in Wollombi is this luxury getaway destination called Somewhere Unique, which offers luxury, romantic couples-only accommodation in a tranquil setting.

Their two completely private, eco-friendly, and architect-designed Hunter Valley retreats are built and placed to take advantage of the beautiful bushland setting.

Each retreat contains a king-size bed, a private deck and courtyard, reverse cycle air-conditioning, a two-person bath, environmentally friendly bathroom products, a fully equipped kitchen, large TV, and much more.

Narone Creek Rd, Wollombi NSW 2325 (map location).

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