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Thistle Hill Guest House

Hotel Class
3.5 out of 5



5.0 / 5Exceptional
45 reviews


  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Free parking


What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Piggs Peake Winery
    14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mistletoe Wines
    2 min drive
  • Restaurant
    Potters Brewery
    17 min drive
  • Airport
    Cessnock, NSW (CES)
    15 min drive

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Book online or call:

+64 9913 4658
  • Queen Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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  • Two Bedroom Cottage

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 6
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  • Queen and Single Room

    Room Amenities

    • Sleeps 3
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About this area


Thistle Hill Guest House is located in Pokolbin. Bimbadgen Estate and Roche Estate are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Hunter Valley Gardens. Ready for a night out? Consider Tyrrell's Wines and Bimbadgen Estate. Our guests appreciate the guest house's quiet location.

What's nearby

  • Popular Location
    Piggs Peake Winery - 14 min walk
  • Popular Location
    Mistletoe Wines - 2 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Keith Tulloch Wine - 3 min drive
  • Popular Location
    Bimbadgen Estate - 11 min drive
  • Popular Location
    The Vintage Golf Club - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Branxton Station - 14 min drive
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 55 min drive


  • Potters Brewery — 17 min drive

About this property

Thistle Hill Guest House

3.5-star guesthouse with winery and free breakfast
This smoke-free guesthouse features an attached winery, an outdoor pool and a meeting room. Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Other amenities include laundry facilities, express check-in and tour/ticket assistance. All 7 rooms offer free WiFi, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Free bottled water, ceiling fans and hairdryers are among the other amenities that guests will find.
Thistle Hill Guest House offers 7 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with DVD players and complimentary bottles of water. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms.
Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2017.
Recreational amenities at the guesthouse include an outdoor pool.



Check-in between 2 PM - 8 PM
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out before 10 AM

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for AUD 50.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Payment types

American Express

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Rollaway bed fee: AUD 50.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

We should mention

Pool access available from 8 AM to 9 PM

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self parking

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 8:30 AM–10:30 AM

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool
  • Winery attached

Family friendly

  • DVD player
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Laundry facilities
  • Outdoor pool

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens


  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • DVD player
  • flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Electric kettle
  • Free bottled water


  • Iron/ironing board


5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    Stayed 2 nights in Nov. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Donna and Stuart were the most incredibly accommodating hosts of any property I have ever stayed at. The cottage was spacious yet cosy and homely. The little personal touches made our stay so enjoyable and made us feel like we were being greeted by old friends. The location is also only a short drive to all of the hunters best wineries. I would Highly recommend this property to anyone staying in the hunter

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Really nice property with a fantastic host. Nothing was too much trouble. Lovely little extras left in our room each day, like home made brownies, cheese plate a bottle of their own wine. There was also lovely extras at breakfast including home made frittatas, fruit comports etc. Will definitely be back & highly recommend.

    Stayed 3 nights in Oct. 2019

    5/5 Excellent

      Stayed 2 nights in Sep. 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

      Quiet peaceful & relaxing atmosphere. Friendly welcoming hosts.

      Stayed 2 nights in Aug. 2019

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