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Discover and explore the gorgeous Hunter Valley with two nights’ accommodation for two people at the Hunter Valley Retreat for only $229 instead of $580)
Nicknamed the ‘Gateway to the Vineyards’, the country gem sits on over 200 acres of beautiful Australian bushland at the foot of the majestic Watagan Mountains - just 90 minutes' drive from Sydney and 40 minutes from Newcastle!
Relax and unwind in a private self-contained One Bedroom Apartment, complete with a Queen bed and sofa bed, lounge area, kitchenette with microwave, toaster and fridge, a flatscreen TV and DVD player and outdoor seating with views of the retreat’s picturesque landscape
Your package also includes:
Start the day with an indulgent full hot English breakfast each morning
A bottle of Hunter Valley wine to help you relax
Make the most of your stay with late checkout at 11.00am on your last day
Just a short distance to any part of the Lower Hunter’s many activities - indulge in wine tasting with the onsite wine tour bus, enjoy vineyard concerts, take bush walks, visit the Hunter Valley Gardens, take a balloon ride or see the region by air with a plane ride
Stay for two nights and include a mouth-watering two course dinner for two people on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday night during your stay at the onsite Garden Restaurant & Cafe for only $270, instead of $650
Take your pick from a Starter and Main, or a Main and Dessert from the menu - enjoy a selection of home-made country style cooking with roasts, braises, pasta, and curries on offer
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What We Like
Spend your time exploring the Hunter Valley Gardens, Hunter Valley Zoo, sightseeing by bike or on foot, browsing local markets, tasting beautiful local cuisine and, of course, sampling top drops at local wineries!
The Retreat feels far away when you’re there, but it’s actually only 90 minutes North of Sydney, 40 minutes inland from Newcastle and 15 minutes South of Cessnock
Some favourite picks to see and do include the monthly Cherry Blossom Artesian Markets, taste locally produced olive oil, go horse riding and of course visit over 100 winery and dining destinations within a 20 minute drive of the retreat
Valid for stays until 22 July 2014 (bookings must be made by 22 May 2014)
Blackout Period: Not valid for stays during public holidays or local event weekends
Booking guarantee: Book before 5 February 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) we will give you a FULL refund (evidence of attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team by 7 February 2014). Refunds are not available if you are not able to secure your preferred dates after that date (please note, bookings must be made before 22 May 2014)
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a 'first in, best dressed' basis
Bookings are essential and are subject to availability
Voucher valid for two people
Please Note: Dinner upgrade option available on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights during your stay only
Maximum Room Capacity (One Bedroom Apartment): The maximum room capacity is two people
Upgrade to a two bedroom apartment for up to four people for an additional $160 including the two-course dinner for all guests. Upgrade to a three bedroom Bush Property for up to six people for an additional $595 including the two-course dinner for all guests. All surcharges are payable directly to the retreat when booking
Baby Policy: Children under three years do not count towards room capacity and a cot can be provided free of charge
Members can purchase and use up to five vouchers for themselves and up to five as gifts for different recipients
Vouchers can be combined to extend stay
Credit card, photo ID and voucher must be provided at check-in
Hotel cancellation policy applies – booking changes or cancellations are not permitted or voucher is forfeited
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher
Package cannot be split
Value has been determined based on the hotel’s published rack rates provided and the value of inclusions
All activities and services are subject to availability
All surcharges are payable directly to the hotel
Redemption instructions can be found on the voucher
Our Booking Guarantee is our commitment to you to ensure that you get to travel when you want to travel and not when you have to travel.
And why do we offer this?
Well it's quite simple, we love to travel just as much as you do and we understand that it's hard to find dates to suit your work, family and personal commitments, so we guarantee you that if you can't get the dates you want we will give you a full refund. Yes, that's right...a 100% money back guarantee if you aren't able to book the dates that you want! It can't get much better than that!
How does it work?
It's very simple - make your booking request before 5 February 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates (within the validity period) you will receive a FULL Refund. If you aren't able to get your preferred dates, a travel consultant will also assist, if your preferred dates aren't able to be secured, you'll get a refund directly back to your credit card (or PayPal account).
What do I need to do?
Simply make your booking with the hotel(s) by e-mail before 5 February 2014 and if you don't get your preferred dates simply contact our support team with evidence of attempted booking before 7 February 2014 and they will refund your money.
Minimal effort for maximum peace of mind! Purchase with confidence and assurance.
We loved the friendly staff, tasty home cooked food and the relaxing ambiance."TripAdvisor
We had two glorious nights at the Hunter Valley Retreat sharing a 3 bedroom farmhouse with close friends. The facilities were excellent and we were kept very warm by the slow combustion heater The service we received was warm and welcoming"TripAdvisor