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Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2015

The Golden Door is a rare opportunity to think entirely of yourself. The hardest thing about the wonderful experience is to decide on the many choices available to you from doing nothing, to participating in a wide range of activities and therapies. The food is fabulous, the therapies are wonderful and the whole experience is life/habit changing. The accommodation was...

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Brigid W, General Manager at Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. It is wonderful to read that you enjoyed your experience with us and have implemented aspects into your daily life. We hope you had the opportunity to try something new, challenge yourself and be inspired by our amazing program of activities. The sense of camaraderie amongst the group...

Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

I spent 5 nights here with my Mum and have never felt so energised and refreshed. The staff were amazing, the program, food, seminars and treatments were all extraordinary. My life has been changed and I have come home a healthier, happier me. Thanks to Brigid, Jaye and the team for such a phenomenal experience.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Came with friend as an instant booking and walk in. Extraordinary relaxing place. Did hot stone with my girl friend and both of us were love it. Have spa and steam in the changing room where was large and as well as rest area to read magazine and wait for your treatment! Try to ask discount if you have BUPA...

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1Thank sydtravellover1985
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2015

i didn't want to go to the golden door at all, i thought it would be a wast of time, and i made it very clear in my body language that i wanted to go home, (i was not in a good space) my beautiful wife and my lovely receptionist booked me in to the golden door and didn't tell...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2015

As a busy executive with kids, a working wife, a big job and a world full of people who need me to do things for them, this was a rare opportunity to do something purely focused on benefiting me. The 7 day program was a remarkable re-education on how to look after myself. If you work hard, play hard and...

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Thank Stephen C
Greater Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Beautiful location in the hills of Hunter Valley, NSW with wonderful spa facilities and great accommodation, very clean, comfortable and spacious rooms. Food based on health and fitness programme and based around healthy cooking techniques and is delicious, some vegetarian meals and fish and chicken.

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 27 June 2015

After 3 weeks at Golden Door I have dropped 10kgs, my fitness / motivation for exercise has returned to levels I haven't had for years and I have so many great tips on how to simply change aspects of my life for the better. The staff at Golden Door made this possible with their unwavering positivity and seamless delivery of...

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1Thank Pieter H
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I have just returned from 3 days at the Golden Door with my 21 year old daughter. It was a mother/daughter bonding experience before she starts full time work next week. It surpassed my expectations. The food was super healthy and delicious. I tried things I had never done before such as Zumba, Fitball, Spin Cycle and Deep Water Running....

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1Thank Chris B
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Once again I checked out after the week long program and felt completely rejuvenated. I was nurtured and pampered by the exceptional staff and Management team. The food, lectures and facilities were phenomenal.Thanks again to the entire Elysia team. Laura

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 June 2015

This was my first time at the Golden Door, and I was looking forward to a rejuvenating experience. I was most impressed with the with the staff who loved there work, were very helpful and very competent. The facilities are incredible and the views and surroundings unique. The rooms are welcoming and private. I am already trying to work out...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Discover wellness, balance and vitality, reach new peaks, feel inspired to make lasting health choices and unveil a new more balanced you. The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia is a place where tired souls can be restored, new goals set and a wealth of knowledge gained to unveil a healthier, happier and more motivated you. All in the peaceful and serene surroundings of the Hunter Valley’s rolling hills, two hours north of Sydney. Whilst our facilities, accommodation and dining are remarkable, it’s the quality and warmth of our staff that keeps our guests coming back time and again. Our all inclusive health and wellness programs, provided under the guidance of our professional team, have been developed to motivate change and provide lasting results when continued back in everyday life. A holistic blend of exercise, nutritious cuisine, health education, relaxation and spa indulgence will allow you to discover new sources of energy and vitality. Located in the beautiful NSW Hunter Valley, The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia offers magnificent views of vineyards and the Brokenback mountain range and the opportunity to breathe fresh country air each day. Featuring 74 stylish villas with one, two or three bedrooms, this exceptional property is the only purpose built Destination Health Retreat in Australia. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia

Address: 165 Thompsons Rd, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Pokolbin
Price Range: €392 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia 3*
Number of rooms: 74
Also Known As:
The Golden Door Health Retreat Elysia Hotel Pokolbin
Golden Door Health Retreat & Spa Elysia Greater Newcastle/Pokolbin, Australia
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Pokolbin
#2 Spa Hotel in Pokolbin
#4 Romantic Hotel in Pokolbin
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