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4.6 out of 5

"Just the beauty and stateliness of the property. The bed was the best I have ever slept on! " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 05 Dec 2020

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Hotel Description

A luxury stay in Pokolbin awaits you at Spicers Guesthouse. You'll be 2.4 km (1.5 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens and 3.4 km (2.1 mi) from Hope Estate. Highlights at this romantic hotel include a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, and free daily breakfast.

LCD TVs with satellite channels are featured in all 46 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, iPod docks, and coffee/tea makers. Minibars provide refreshments, and in-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Safes, hair dryers, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

The restaurant, Éremo, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the hotel's own bar/lounge, you can stop for a drink. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a business center, and concierge services. Each morning free full breakfast is offered between 7:00 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of car rentals on site.

Places within a 30-minute walk of this 4.5-star Pokolbin hotel include Tyrrell's Wines and Tempus Two Winery.

Room, 1 King Bed, Accessible

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$298* Per night/room 11 Mar. - 12 Mar.

Deluxe Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 4 King Beds Maximum Occupancy 8 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Suite, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Spicers Guesthouse ratings based on 38 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 5.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Spicers Guesthouse

Everyone (16) Couples (15) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Just the beauty and stateliness of the property. The bed was the best I have ever slept on!

Posted by , from Surfers Paradise on 5 Dec. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

18 Jan. 2021 by Mark Whitnell

Thank you for your review Belinda, Our beds are available for purchase for this reason. If you're interested please email reception on reception.guesthouse@spicersretreats.com. We hope to see you again soon

2 out of 5

Posted by on 22 Oct. 2020

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5 out of 5
Friendly, professional staff, nice room , sensational restaurant

Posted by , from Canberra Australia on 27 Aug. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Sep. 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Hi Ray, Thank you for your review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Warm Regards

5 out of 5

Posted by on 18 Feb. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

23 Feb. 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Thank you for your ranking It is greatly Appreciated Regards

5 out of 5
Stunning location, attention to detail, breakfast was amazing - not just continental and extremely good customer service

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2020

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19 Feb. 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Thank you for your review Anonymous. We are thrilled you enjoyed your stay. Regards Mark Whitnell

5 out of 5
from the time we arrived till the time we left we were surrounded by friendly staff . The place was immaculate the food was great and again the staff were honestly happy and friendly across all areas of the guesthouse. I would stay there again happy happy place.

Posted by on 20 Jan. 2020

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23 Feb. 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback. We pride ourselves in giving great customer service and so are thrilled to read your review. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm Regards

5 out of 5
The staff were very friendly in the reception as well as the restaurant and bar

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2020

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23 Feb. 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Thank you for taking the time to leave your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards

2 out of 5
Spicers is beautiful. Service was bad room wasn’t ready till 3.30. We got given the card to get in. We where told go to the 2 story house. 😩we walked around looking we went to multiple 2 stories. Couldn’t find staff. It was a shame to the start of the night away.

Posted by on 14 Jan. 2020

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14 May 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and some constructive feedback. All feedback is appreciated and acknowledged. Warm Regards Mark Whitnell

4 out of 5
Newly renovated, modern, and quite. Good location.Neither the service or the food in the restaurant lived up to the quality of the guesthouse itself

Posted by on 12 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 May 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review and some constructive feedback. All feedback is appreciated and acknowledged. Warm Regards Mark Whitnell

5 out of 5

Posted by on 21 Nov. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 May 2020 by Mark Whitnell

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for the ranking We hope you return again soon Regards

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. There are 4 meeting rooms available. An outdoor pool, a library, and a terrace are also featured at the luxury Spicers Guesthouse. Self parking is free. A complete renovation of Spicers Guesthouse was completed in November 2018. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4.5-star Pokolbin hotel.

  • 46 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • Full breakfast (free)
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoking in designated areas

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (66.4 km / 41.3 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Spicers Guesthouse offers 46 accommodations with iPod docking stations and minibars. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. This Pokolbin hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Additionally, rooms include safes and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Climate control (air conditioning)

Food & Drink

Guests are served free full breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Éremo - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Reservations are required.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Contactless check-in is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

  • No lifts
  • UnionPay
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Contactless food service / room service is available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

  • Guest House Hunter Valley Hotel Pokolbin
  • Peppers Guest House Hotel
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  • Peppers House
  • Peppers Guest House, Hunter Valley Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin
  • Peppers Guest House, Hunter Valley Hotel Pokolbin
  • Guest House Hunter Valley
  • Guest House Hunter Valley Hotel
  • Guest House Hunter Valley Pokolbin
  • The Guest House Hunter Valley
  • Spicers Guesthouse Hotel Pokolbin
  • Spicers Guesthouse Hotel
  • Spicers Guesthouse Pokolbin
  • Spicers Guesthouse Hotel
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.