Hermitage Lodge

Arrival Time: 1400 | Departure Time: 1030

Hermitage Lodge provides award winning 41/2 star boutique accommodation in the heart of the vineyards. The accommodation ranges from a large comfortable standard Lodge Room to a luxious self contained Premier Suites with a spa tub on the upstairs deck overlooking the vineyards. Every room has a balcony with vineyard views, all suites have a gas fireplace. Vineyard Suites may be combined with Vineyard Studios to form a two bedroom/two bathroom suite. Hermitage Lodge is home to Il Cacciatore Restaurant, specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine. Winner of Restaurant and Catering NSW 'Best Italian Restaurant in Hunter Region for 9 of the last 10 years. Il Cacciatore is open 7 nights a week

  • Air Conditioning
  • Disabled Access
  • Iron/ Ironing Board
  • Lounge
  • Minibar
  • Phone
  • Room Service
  • Television
  • Clock Radio
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Massuer on request
  • Non-Smoking Establishment
  • Restaurant Licenced
  • Swimming Pool Outdoor
  • Toaster
  • Cot Available
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Provided
  • Meals Available
  • Non-Smoking Indoors
  • Restaurant On Site
  • Tea/Coffee
  • Toilet


Deluxe Room with Spa Bath

These room features beautiful wooden cathedral ceilings, decks front and rear, with rear deck looking across the lawn to the vineyard. Three of these room are �open plan� style offering a king bed that can be split, while two of them offer a separate bedroom/living area with a queen bed. These rooms also feature a sofa, dining room table and chairs, small corner spa bath tub and LCD television.

Room Configuration: Open Plan Bedroom/Living Area

Max # of Persons: 2

Lodge Room

The �Lodge� rooms, despite being our entry level accommodation, offer a large spacious open plan room with king beds that can be split into two king singles, as well as a double sofa bed. The rooms are within close proximity to both Reception and the restaurant and are very popular with couples with children and elderly couples who prefer not to have to walk too far to get to the restaurant. These rooms have a walk in shower (no tub), dining table and chairs, LCD televisions and a covered verandah with views to the vineyard.

Room Configuration: Open Plan Bedroom/Living Area

Max # of Persons: 3

Premier Suite

Romantics will love this �top of the line� apartment size, two storey suite. The ground floor boasts a fully equipped kitchen, gas fireplace, large LCD television, full bathroom, sofa and sofa bed, dining table and chairs, beautiful hardwood floors and a deck almost within reach of the vines. Upstairs is a king bedroom with walk through wardrobe, large luxurious bathroom (no tub), a glassed in deck with jetted bathtub and full vineyard view. Relax in the outdoor spa bath with a glass of bubbles and gaze at the incredible night sky. This room sleeps a maximum of four (4) guests.

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom with lounge

Max # of Persons: 4

Vineyard Studio

These popular open play style rooms are perfect if you dont need all that space. They feature either a King bed that can be split into two king singles (Vineyard Studios) or just the one king bed (Premier Studios). These rooms are filled with natural light have decks almost on top of the vineyard. They feature two comfortable arm chairs, LCD television, dining table and chairs and a beautiful bathroom with walk in shower (no tub). The Studios sleep a maximum of two (2) guests.

Room Configuration: Open Plan Bedroom/Living Area

Max # of Persons: 2

Vineyard Suite

This spacious Suite is equipped with everything one needs to enjoy a true Hunter Valley experience including the large deck overlooking the Vineyards and a bathroom with deep soaking tub for ultimate relaxation. The Vineyard Suite also features a sofa and sofa bed, gas fireplace, as well as a dining table and chairs. This room sleeps a maximum of four (4) guests. Can be combined with a Vineyard Studio to create a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom suite perfect for two couples travelling together who seek the privacy of their own space.

Room Configuration: 1 bedroom with lounge

Max # of Persons: 4


HMAA Awards for Excellence Boutique Accommodation Winner 2004-2006-2007 Restaurant and Catering NSW Best Italian Restaurant - Hunter Region Winner 2001-2002-2003-2004-2005-2007

Special events

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Cancellation Policy

HVWTA CANCELLATION POLICY 1.Accommodation •If HVWTA’s client cancels outside (& inclusive of) 29 days of the arrival date 100% refund to client. •If HVWTA’s client cancels between (& inclusive of) 28 and 15 days of the arrival date operator to receive 50% of the booking total if total of accommodation is not relet. •If HVWTA’s client cancels within (& inclusive of) 14 days of arrival date no refund applies to client and operator will be paid in full less 10% commission. •In the event of HVWTA or the operator reselling the total of cancelled accommodation client to receive 100% refund. 2.Tours •If HVWTA’s client cancels within (& inclusive of) 7 days of departure date no refund applies Please Note: A $25 administration fee applies to any cancellation and ALL refunds exclude the 3.5% booking and services fee.


When you come in to Cessnock from the F3, turn RIGHT at the first light, this will put you onto Vincent St, the main street. Go to the end of Vincent St. (about 3 intersections) to a ‘T’ intersection, veer left at the light, getting into the right hand lane immediately! You will now be at another traffic light. Turn right at this light into Wine Country Drive. Follow Wine Country Drive. for about 5-6 kilometres past the ‘Information Centre’. You will cross a small bridge, and travel another 500 metres until you come to BROKE Rd. on your left. Turn left onto Broke Rd. Follow Broke Rd for a couple of kilometers until you come to a ‘T’ intersection with McDonalds Rd. Turn right at McDonalds Rd. and travel for about a kilometre, passing Gillards Rd on your left. The entrance into Hermitage Lodge is about 100 metres past Gillards Rd. on your left.

Operator details

Location: 609 McDonalds Road, Pokolbin, NSW 2320, Australia
Phone: (02) 4998 7639
Fax: (02) 4998 7818
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