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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful time in our quiet secluded cabin. It was decked out very cosily, and the outdoor hot tub was a nice treat. Dominic and Jane were both lovely and extremely helpful. Waking up to birdsong and the smell of freshly baked bread was a beautiful way to greet the day, and left some wonderful memories. We will... More 

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Sydney
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here 8 years ago, and came back for a mini honeymoon. The place is so beautiful and cozy, equipped with anything you may need! Waking up to kangaroos skipping across the grass as you have breakfast, enjoying a glass of wine inside your private jacuzzi gazing at the stars and cooking your own steak in your private BBQ.... More 

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Thank World_Citizen869
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They only have the 4 lodges and all are completely private with there own access road. Meaning you can walk around as naked as you like and the only things that will see you are the occasional wallabies that pass by and the birds. The properties are awesome with a nice outdoor deck featuring a hot tub, BBQ and table... More 

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Thank Global4580
Bensville, Australia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have stayed here both in summer and winter and have booked another visit in March for an upcoming concert in Polkobin. We love the lay out of the property where each individual cottage is private from the other. The cabins are well furnished and great value for the price each with its out door spa (we have used winter... More 

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Thank Renee f
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The cottage was great, it felt like home, fireplace kept inside warm at night and the hot tub was amazing to jump into after trying wine all day :) They are so friendly and helpful too (we couldn't work the oven , they answered straight away when I contacted them for help) There were 4 of us girls and it... More 

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Perth
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Manzanilla Ridge!! Dominic and Jane were fantastic hosts and very helpful and accomodating as I was travelling with my 10 month old baby. The setting is simply stunning and so much care and attention has gone into the cottages. I would highly recommend this accomodation and will definitely be visiting again!

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Thank LLCperth
Australia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We absolutely loved staying at Manzanilla Ridge! Such a gorgeous, homely cottage and beautiful bushland setting with kangaroos hopping around! So relaxing! The spa is awesome too. The thing we loved the most was the attention to detail. The owners clearly put their heart and soul into this place. Firewood was ready to go in the fireplace, gas bottles were... More 

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New South Wales, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Oh my goodness just got home from a weekend here and had to share a rating as Manzanilla Ridge was perfect for us. Our booking was made through Girls Getaways, and we were provided the details in the form of an electronic voucher. When we were nearby we rang Manzanilla Ridge and were able to check in early which was... More 

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Cessnock, Australia
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36 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I booked two nights as a special treat for myself. I wish I'd booked a week! Everything was exactly as described. The cottage was spotlessly clean and every little thing was just right. The breakfast hamper was very generous and I used the bread maker and coffee machine. I'm not sure whether I loved the outdoor spa, the fireplace, or... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed with my partner mid week. It's by far the best accommodation around. To start the owners are so lovely, such a welcoming beginning. The cottage is beautiful with cathedral ceiling to die for. There was bacon and eggs and bread etc.. For a breakfast pack as well as a bottle of port on arrival. I have never received... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
These rustic cedar cottages all with outdoor heated spas sunken into the deck have maximized the privacy and seclusion of the 52 acre property in the Hunter Valley. The cottages all have Oregon beams & rafters, Cathedral ceilings and wooden floorboards. The fully equipped kitchen has a gas cook top, dishwasher, breadmaker with provisions to bake your own bread and even a pod coffee machine. A breakfast hamper is supplied of locally smoked bacon, farm fresh eggs, tomatoes, milk, juice, bread, butter and a selection of cereals. The cottage has coffee, tea and a choice of herbal teas too.Sit back in the lounge watching the flames dance in the wood fire combustion heater while listening to your choice of music from the Bluetooth speaker system. All the decks have the gas barbecue and covered sitting area. Sit back with a glass of Hunter's best wine in the bubbling hot water of your private spa, the best place to star gaze or kangaroo spot. Lovedale, home to the famous Lovedale Long Lunch is filled with excellent restaurants and wineries. The bedrooms all have reverse cycle air-conditioners and all linen and towels are supplied. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manzanilla Ridge

Address: 442 Talga Rd, Rothbury, Cessnock, New South Wales 2320, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock > Rothbury
Price Range: €171 - €414 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Manzanilla Ridge 4.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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“cottages are spaced enough that you shouldn't be disturbed by anyone”
 of 5 bubbles K9615NJmelissag, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“In the Hunter Valley in Lovedale region, close to vineyards”
 of 5 bubbles 127terryg, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the middle lodge and did not have any problems, however there is another lodge further down the trail so there is a possiblity of people driving past your accommodation - spa is on road side of cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles sammcampbell, 6 Apr 2014 | Read review
“We stayed in Maracas but all are secluded, peaceful and private.”
 of 5 bubbles SteveS731, 27 Mar 2014 | Read review
“We were in one of the smaller cottages, this would have easily catered for two couples. Only stayed four night, really to immerse yourself in the surroundings a week stay would be better.”
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 of 5 bubbles RhysWilliams84, 17 Dec 2013 | Read review
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