Luxury Hunter Valley Accommodation
Pokolbin Guest House
Set well back from the road, Thistle Hill Guest House is nestled amid 20 acres of gardens, native trees, dams and our own vineyard. The feeling is so tranquil and relaxing it is hard to believe you are only minutes from some of Pokolbin’s finest wineries, restaurants and attractions and right in the heart of the renowned “Around Hermitage” area which has become known for its boutique wineries and globally recognised restaurants.
Weekend reservations are 2 night minimum stay (Fri+Sat or Sat+Sun). Weekday reservations (Sun-Thur) do not have a minimum stay.
Thistle Hill Guest House is modeled on a French Provincial farm house with covered verandahs on all four sides. There are three buildings – the main Farmhouse with Guest Suites, our inviting Breakfast Room with views of the property and the self-contained Private Cottage.
Put on your togs, grab your towel and don’t forget the sunscreen – Thistle Hill’s pool is just the thing for a hot summer’s day! We also have a barbeque, pizza oven and plenty of outdoor seating..
Thistle Hill has its very own vineyard, vines start blooming in September/October all through summer. Our Semilion grapes are ready to pick from late January through early February then vines are pruned in March/April.Stroll through the vineyard and capture a selfie among the vines.
Our suites are well-appointed with soft furnishings and fabrics with a French Provincial Farmhouse feel. We have eight comfortable Guest Suites and a 2 bedroom cottage both overlooking the 2 dams and our vineyard.
Bright and airy, all of our Guest Suites feature French doors that open onto covered verandahs with private seating, Spotted Gum timber floors, lounges, Ottomans, cushions, throw rugs and Queen/King size beds with optional single bed in most rooms. Luxury bathrooms appoint all rooms.
The Cottage features two bedrooms each with its own luxury bathroom, an open plan living area with kitchen, dining and lounge rooms, expansive French doors, high ceiling with exposed timber rafters and large terracotta floor tiles.
Guest Suites continue the French Provincial theme with rustic white-washed walls, Spotted Gum floors, French doors and muted tones. Each suite is air-conditioned, has coffee and tea making facilities including a bar fridge and a luxury bathroom.
Luxury bathrooms with huge rainforest showerheads, quality eco-friendly bathroom products such as shampoo, body wash, hand wash and moisturiser and feature instantaneous hot water so your shower will never go cold.
The two bedrooms in The Cottage are bright and airy with French doors and sash windows on two sides. They feature rustic furniture, Queen size beds, optional single bed, en-suite bathrooms, large terracotta floor tiles and beautiful drapes.
Thistle Hill is famous for it’s breakfast and is served in our gorgeous Breakfast Room sits separate from the main building over near the pool which features full length windows offering commanding views of the property.
Our breakfast selection changes daily to includes freshly baked items, a variety of cereals, meats, fruits, compotes, yoghurts, juices and of course coffee and tea. There’s always plenty to go round and more than enough for anyone looking for a big breakfast before they head out to spend the day visiting the local wineries.
Thistle Hill Guest House
591 Hermitage Road
Pokolbin NSW 2320