Spicers Vineyards Estate

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Spicers Vineyards Estate is set in Pokolbin, in the heart of Australia’s oldest wine region, the Hunter Valley.

Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy a boutique stay in this five-star retreat with just twelve luxury suites
  • Dine at Chef-Hat awarded Restaurant Botanica with an award-winning wine list
  • Visit some of the Hunter’s most iconic vineyards or tour the hotel’s private eight-acre vineyard
  • Savour a gourmet picnic with a range of chef-prepared delights using many ingredients grown onsite

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Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Located only two hours from Sydney, Hunter Valley is a popular stopover for those on a self-drive along the New South Wales Pacific Coast or a one or two-night addition to a Sydney holiday.

This boutique hotel offers 12 guest rooms plus the four-bedroom Vineyard House. Choose from ground floor rooms with French doors leading out to a large veranda, or first floor rooms that afford sweeping vineyard and mountain views. On the cooler spring and winter evenings, cosy up next to your open fireplace with a glass of locally produced Semillon, Shiraz or Cabernet Sauvignon.

Take a tour of the onsite vineyard and visit the private 350-bottle wine cellar; laze by the pool or in the hot spa; or take a ride around the estate on one of the property’s mountain bikes.

Modern Australian cuisine is served at Restaurant Botanica, where chefs source herbs and vegetables from the kitchen garden. Choose to dine indoors or outside on the terrace, where you can enjoy stunning views of the nearby mountains and onsite vineyard. A complimentary à la carte breakfast is served here every morning, and gourmet picnics can be ordered for a day in the vines.

The main attraction in the Hunter Valley is the vineyards; a private tour to sample local wines at cellar doors is the best way to experience this, however, you can also do this independently at your own pace. The Brokenback Range is the perfect setting for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, while golfers have a good choice of championship and nine-hole courses to pick from. For the early risers, one of the most memorable ways to experience this beautiful area is on a hot air balloon flight, floating over the vineyards as day breaks.

Spicers Vineyards Estate is essentially an adult focused property, however, children of all ages can be accommodated in the four-bedroom Vineyard’s House.

Room amenities: Complimentary Wifi, Coffee machine, Flat-screen television, Wood burning fireplace 

King Spa Room

King Spa Room

The tastefully elegant King Spa Rooms are located on both the ground and first floor of Spicers Vineyards Estate. Those on the ground feature French doors opening onto a large veranda, while those on the first floor offer sweeping views of the mountain backdrop and over the property’s own vineyard. Each room features a king-size bed and wood burning fireplace.
Luxury Spa Suite

Luxury Spa Suite

These spacious suites feature their own separate living area with a comfy sofa and armchair, plus a Bluestone wood burning fireplace. You have a choice of a ground floor location with French doors opening to a private courtyard, or a first-floor suite offering stunning views over the vineyard.
Vineyard’s House

Vineyard’s House

This stunning private residence is the ideal choice for families or a group of friends travelling together. The house features four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a full kitchen, living and dining areas. Outside there is an expansive wraparound terrace with outdoor seating and a barbecue area with a fire pit and large non-heated outdoor pool.

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  • Time zone: +8 GMT
  • Flight time: 17 hours - 23 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
  • Tipping guideline: Optional, but not expected
  • Health considerations: No major health risks. There is no risk of yellow fever in Australia, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Canberra
  • Population: 26,699,482
  • National languages: English
  • Electricity and plugs: Type I (V), 230V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Australia if you have a British passport - apply online

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Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Louise

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Hunter Valley? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

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