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Thirroul, New South Wales, Australia
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41 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

without bobby's enthusiasm, knowledge, verve, humour and empathy this place would probably be slightly disappointing. the buildings and rooms are getting a little old but they are slowly but surely being updated: lovely bed, new paint, some extra cabinetry mixed with older pine furniture, etc. however, bobby's attention to our every need - even ones we didn't know we had... More 

Thank Phil T
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We spent two nights here recently, to celebrate our 1year anniversary and wish we had booked for longer. The rooms are lovely, a good size and very well furnished, so much attention to detail. Bobby is fantastic, the perfect host, and knows the best wineries, restaurants and wine tours to take. We will definitely be back and I highly recommend... More 

Thank Lula211
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I had read the reviews and thus had high expectations of my stay. I certainly wasn't disappointed. The setting is charming; the room comfy; and the welcome warm and friendly. Everything I could wish for a weekend away.

Thank Jenny L
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Took my wife for a surprise weekend away. Her sister had stayed at Splinters a little while back so it came highly recommended. Even though it was roughly half the price of other hotels close by it was lacking nothing. Bobby was a great host and really cares about her business and her guests. The room was fantastic, plenty of... More 

Thank Daniel T
Healdsburg, California
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22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2014

Had a great experience here. Location was right in the thick of wineries. Bobbie was a great host. Shared good information and was friendly. Room was big enough, with an ensuite bathroom (shower). Parking was onsite. Free wireless. Very clean. Breakfast included in rate. Fruits, cereal, yogurt, etc.Bobbie would then bring out something hot--one day warm egg crustless quiche, the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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95 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

Splinters is a lovely guest house/ B&B with beautiful gardens and nice, comfortable rooms. The owner, Bobby, is a wealth of knowledge regarding the area and goes out of her way to be helpful and attentive without being "in your face". Splinters is in close proximity to wineries and restaurants - some within walking distance. We couldn't really fault anything... More 

Thank Lynette B
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5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

A lovely setting, charming owner, clean room. A great spot if you are looking for understated, comfortable accommodations. The Hunter Valley has great wineries, lovely hikes. Have dinner at Botannica! Would love to come back!

Thank ShelleyShelley
Stafford, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

I selected splinters because of the reviews on T.A this place is amazing, Bobby the owner is truly a lovely person and nothing is to much trouble for her. At least 4 wineries within walking distance. Restaurants galore, and bobby knows them all. The premises and location are perfection. Breakfast divine

1 Thank Chris G
Fredericksburg, Virginia
1 review
Reviewed 30 April 2014

My Wife and I recently had the distinct pleasure of spending four days and nights at Splinter’s Guest House during our visit from Virginia, USA to the Hunter Valley, NSW, Australia. Without hesitation, we can assure you the experience was nothing less than perfect. Out of personal inclination, we purposefully chose a locally-owned facility over international chains that were also... More 

Thank JR F
Brisbane, Australia
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56 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

First visit ever to the Hunter Valley....what a beautiful, serene destination made all the more enjoyable by our stay at Splinters. Bobbie was the consummate hostess supplying helpful hints, beautiful breakfasts on the patio (the weather was sensational) and witty banter. She had supplied a list of wine tours and restaurants prior to our arrival so I was able to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Splinters Guest House is the perfect retreat for couples and groups wishing to enjoy all the pleasures of the Hunter Valley. Nestled on 10 acres in the Hermitage Road region of Pokolbin with beautiful views of the Brokenback Ranges. Splinters Guest House offers a number of facilities for the use of guests including log fires, reverse cycle air conditioning, fully equipped kitchens and lounge/ dining area in the Guest Houses; TV, DVD, CD player, private BBQ and courtyard areas plus a swimming pool for use in the warmer months. At Splinters we strive to ensure your stay with us is relaxing and comfortable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Splinters Guest House

Address: 617 Hermitage Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: €179 - €273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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Also Known As:
Splinters Hotel Pokolbin
Splinters Guest House Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
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“Any room is good. There are guest house style rooms plus 2 self contained cottages. Whole property is beautiful.”
  • View from bedroom
  • Downstairs bedroom
  • View from dining area
  • Upstairs/loft bedroom
 of 5 bubbles Glenda1031, 3 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The cottages are self contained & beautiful to stay in. Peaceful & relaxing.”
 of 5 bubbles chrisj0c, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Any of the cottages”
 of 5 bubbles brianwelsh2015, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Both cottages are lovely”
 of 5 bubbles Julie1958594, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is self-service ... you prepare own breakfasts or other meals, bbq, etc.”
  • upstairs bedroom
  • downstairs bedroom
  • lounge area
 of 5 bubbles gro05, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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