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Thistle Hill Guest House

3.5-star3.5 stars
591 Hermitage Road, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320, Australia

3.5-star guesthouse in Pokolbin with winery and outdoor pool
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
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  • Beautiful and well-maintained surroundings, peaceful place but at the same time close to…Jan 28, 2021
  • All good excellent place to stay Lovely rooms wonderful facilities great breakfastJan 13, 2021

Thistle Hill Guest House

from NZ$315
  • Queen Room
  • Queen and Single Room
  • Two Bedroom Cottage
  • Deluxe Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Garden View, Courtyard Area
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed, Refrigerator, Lake View
  • Luxury Villa

What’s around Thistle Hill Guest House


  • Piggs Peake Winery - 14 min walk
  • Tintilla Estate Vineyard and Olive Grove - 18 min walk
  • Mistletoe Wines - 22 min walk
  • Thomas Wines - 40 min walk
  • Keith Tulloch Wine - 2.4 mi / 3.9 km
  • Hunter Valley Gardens - 7.5 mi / 12.1 km
  • Hope Estate - 8.3 mi / 13.4 km
  • De Luliis Wines - 4.4 mi / 7.1 km

Getting around

  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 55 min drive
  • Branxton Station - 12 min drive
  • Singleton Station - 18 min drive
  • Greta Station - 18 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 7 rooms
  • Arranged over 1 floor


  • Check-in time 2 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
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. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
*See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Barbecue grills
Things to do
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Winery attached
  • Pool umbrellas
Working away
  • One meeting room
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1998
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Private pool
  • Separate dining area
Freshen up
  • Shower only
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Flat-screen TV
  • DVD player
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Thistle Hill Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Thistle Hill Guest House Guesthouse Pokolbin
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  • Thistle Hill Guest House Pokolbin
  • Thistle Hill House Pokolbin
  • Thistle Hill Pokolbin
  • Thistle Hill Guest House Pokolbin
  • Thistle Hill Guest House Guesthouse
  • Thistle Hill Guest House Guesthouse Pokolbin


Pool access available from 8 AM to 9 PM.

This property does not have elevators.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Optional extras

Rollaway beds are available for AUD 50.0 per day

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Thistle Hill Guest House

  • Does Thistle Hill Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Thistle Hill Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is there a pool at Thistle Hill Guest House?
    Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 8 AM to 9 PM.
  • Are pets allowed at Thistle Hill Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Thistle Hill Guest House?
    You can check in from 2 PM - 8 PM. Check-out time is 10 AM. Express check-in is available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Thistle Hill Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Restaurant Botanica (14-min walk), The Mill Restaurant (2.3 mi), and Brokenback Bar (2.3 mi).
  • What is there to do at Thistle Hill Guest House and nearby?
    Thistle Hill Guest House has a winery and private pools, as well as a picnic area and a garden.

Recent reviews

Exceptional 10.0 From 59 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Worthy of a 10
The previous 10 out of 10 ratings says it All. Very warm greeting from my last minute booking. Upon arrival greeted with a Smile that didn't disappear from Donna's face. Nice, clean perfectly sized room. Plenty of recommendations for meals, wine tasting to just about anything & everything. And then there was a Special treat one morning for breakfast..? Loved the mushrooms is all I'll say, OH Yeh & we will be back. Thank you
Duncan, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Would stay again. Highly recommended.
Incredible stay. Owner Donna and Stuart are full of energy and dedicated to ensuring all guests have a wonderful stay. Beautiful French Provincial feel, lovely grounds, warm hospitality. Good location too. I now know why the reviews are amazing. Lots of little generous touches, like wine/cheese platter, surprise brownies, and fresh roses by the bedside. Although there are plenty of places to stay in the Hunter, I'd absolutely stay here again, and would recommend to family.
Margaret, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Thistle Hill is a beautiful place to stay in the Hunter and conveniently located amongst wineries and restaurants. Donna's hospitality couldn't be faulted and her little extra touches were much appreciated. We will definitely be back!
Vanessa, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Clean comfortable room with seperate guest lounge to enjoy breakfast or night social area.
Martin, au1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Cosy bnb Host went above and beyond - made us pizza for dinner
au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent and cozy accommodation with very warm & welcoming hosts. Especially liked the muscat, cheese plate and bottle of wine in the fridge with bottled water as part of the stay. Highly recommended and close to everything in the Hunter Valley!
au2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
a great boutique property
Such a great property and Donna takes lovely care of each guest!
katharine, au2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
It’s a lovely property right in the middle of the Hunter Valley!
us1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
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
au3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
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.
au3 night trip with friends

Thistle Hill Guest House