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Hunter Valley YHA
100 Wine Country Drive
Phone: (+612) 4991 3278
Fax: (+612) 4991 3278
Manager: Nigel Worton
8.00am - 12pm and 5pm - 8pm
exclusive use of the hostel, from $1200 per night mid week, and a 2 night minimum stay on weekends (extra charges apply).
Sydney - Train & Bus services available to Cessnock. Ring for a free pick up in Cessnock.
Newcastle - Buses depart four times per day to Cessnock. Ring for free pick up in Cessnock.
Maitland - Buses depart Maitland train station daily to Cessnock. Ring for free pick up in Cessnock.
30 km to Maitland Station. Please visit the CityRail website to plan your trip.
30 kms to Newcastle Airport
Take Cessnock exit from Pacific Highway (aka F3 Sydney-Newcastle Freeway). From Cessnock follow tourist information and winery signs. Hostel is 2 km north of Cessnock.
Direct transfers and packages from Sydney available. Contact the hostel.
The hosts were so kind. The facilities were beyond clean. The grounds were lovely and peaceful. The dorms were so clean and I had the most rest sleeps here. Thank you. It was lovely ;)
Alana B. (November 2014)
Definately reccomend this place its pure serenity Nigel was very informative professional and knowlegable proving a great customer servise. The place is nicely located close to most places if you have a car it would be very handy
Politoni K. (November 2014)
Beautiful, quiet location. Perfect for checking out a few wineries.
Sarah K. (November 2014)
One of the best hostels I've seen over the last four years that I travel!
Tim S. (October 2014)
Great place to stay, staff was extremely helpful!
Ryan B. (October 2014)
Lovely place for a break!
sui lan shirley l. (October 2014)
Fabulous locaton, clean, friendly hosts - a great place to chill out, or head to the pub for a few!
Nari L. (October 2014)
friendly and helpful owner. best facilities. I like the kitchen. it is very clean and facilities enough. I like the share toilet and share bathroom.all clean...I very enjoy the movie after dinner.
WUI EE F. (August 2014)
The hostel fitted absolutly in the amazing Hunter Valley environment. It is clean, tidy and new. Especially the BBQ area is really lovely. The staff is absolutely friendly and always happy to help. It was a pleasure to stay there!
Alina B. (April 2014)
Great hostel with very friendly and helpful staff
Erik D. (March 2014)
Visit the nearest wine-growing region to Sydney - the Hunter Valley. This purpose built YHA hostel is right in the heart of wine country. The hostel recently completed major renovations, now with brand new bathrooms, kitchen and lounge area; and a lovely new outdoor area with pool, BBQ and hammocks. Wine tours are available from the hostel; and it's only a short walk to the local pub with meals and nightlife.
There is a 2-night minimum for weekend bookings.
There are many activities and attractions in the Hunter Valley for everyone to enjoy. Horse riding, hot-air ballooning, bushwalking, bike riding, visiting the local zoo and national parks, or go on one of the wine tours.
Within an easy 400 metre walk of the hostel is Potters Brewery. A pub with food, pool tables, music and entertainment. More pubs are located 2 kms into the town of Cessnock.
Pub and shop 400 metres away. Town supermarket 2km
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Discover Australia's leading wine area, the Hunter Valley. Full day tour including lunch at Hope Estate. Visit two premier wineries plus tastings at boutique wineries.
Visit Australia's oldest wine producing area. Taste world class wine and talk to family winemakers who have been producing authentic Australian wine for generations.
Ph: 02 4929 1144
Ph: 02 4981 1959
YHA Travel licences: 2TA002629 (NSW), LTA148 (NT), 3433524 (QLD), TTA32 (SA), TA-0033055
(VIC), 9TA00584 (WA)