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Blackwattle Luxury Retreats

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“sunset retreat”(4 reviews)
“native trees”(2 reviews)
“hunter valley”(19 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights, a lot of thought is given to the design of every bit of this accomodation, a lot to like, real feeling of nature, Kangaroo encounter, eagle watching and watching sunset, Margaret was super friendly and helpful

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review of Blackwattle. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay and loved our wildlife. The sunsets and kangaroos never cease to amaze us. We look forward to having you stay with us again in the future! Warm regards

Reviewed 18 November 2017

Blackwattle Retreat was such a delight! Situated in the Lovedale area of the Hunter on an amazing property with expansive views and privacy, it was nothing short of perfect! Our cottage, the Sunset Retreat, was so gorgeous. It has been designed and decorated so thoughtfully...More

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you Jenny for taking the time to write a lovely review of Blackwattle. You were the perfect guests and we can't wait to share our piece of paradise with you again! Warm regards

Reviewed 14 August 2017

Me and my now husband got married at Blackwattle in July. Margaret was an absolute pleasure to deal with and incredibly responsive to my many queries. The standard of the accomodation is exceptional. I would highly recommend and we will definitely be back ( minus...More

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you Sarah for taking the time to post a review. We were thrilled that you chose Blackwattle for your special day and it was our pleasure having you stay. Fuss free and relaxed is what we are about at Blackwattle and we could definitely...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I booked two nights at Blackwattle Luxury Retreats for my partner's 40th, and what a treat it was! The location is stunning, the accommodation is luxurious, private and you are well looked after, and it is so close to all of the delights of the...More

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Response from Margaret W, Owner at Blackwattle Luxury RetreatsResponded 14 June 2017

Thank you so much for your review and it was a pleasure having you stay! We're thrilled you celebrated a special milestone at Blackwattle and enjoyed our little piece of paradise. We look forward to seeing you in the near future! Warm regards

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

My husband an I stayed here for 2 nights last weekend for a surprise birthday for him. We stayed in the vineyard villa. We arrived at night time to a beautiful little villa that was playing soft music and the lights were dimmed as we...More

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Management response:Responded 14 May 2017

Thank you Jacqueline for taking the time to review Blackwattle and we are thrilled that your overall impression of our retreat was positive and your vineyard escape was romantic and enjoyable....it's just how we want our guests to feel! We thought our movie selection was...More

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8 October 2015|
Response from Margaret W | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The nearest shopping centre to Blackwattle Estate is Cessnock CBD which is about 15 minutes drive. Our Retreats are on one level however there are a few steps up to the deck and entry doors so... More
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"Both accommodation options offer privacy, views and beautiful surroundings."
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"I ordered the breakfast hamper, and that was a perfect accompaniment. We could have a lazy morning and enjoy..."
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"There are only 2 choices of cottages, we did the Sunset Retreat and loved it"
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"Both cottages are very private with stunning views. The two bedroom is perfect for a getaway with another..."
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