Book a mid-year getaway to the Hunter Valley
It’s time to start planning a getaway for the cooler months throughout the year and what better location is there than the Hunter Valley? Situated right on our doorstep, and with so much to explore, from the exquisite dining scene and a huge variety of wineries, the next question is of course, where to stay?
For the accommodation that has everything you need and more, you can’t go past Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. Located just a short drive from the centre of Newcastle on Lovedale’s Wine Country Drive, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has everything on-site to ensure a memorable staycation experience.
From the resort-style accommodation offering, scenic backdrop surroundings, full-service Ubika Spa, 18-hole golf course, award-winning restaurant, two separate on-site pools, 24-hour fitness centre, casual dining, and beer garden; Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has your holiday sorted.
With over 400 guestrooms to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect room, suite, or villa suited to your stay. For a weekend escape or a romantic wine country getaway, you can’t go past the Resort Standard Rooms. If you’re after direct access to the resort’s amenities, look no further than the Haven Pool Rooms which will let you relax in the privacy of your poolside courtyard or balcony.
For that extra luxurious touch, the King Premium Room with Spa create a perfect holiday oasis offering even more room for relaxation with their separate lounge and dining areas, and of course, a stand-alone spa-jet bath.
Lucky last is Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s collection of spacious Resort Villas, available in one, two, and three-bedrooms, have been designed with luxury for the whole family in mind. Relax in your very own outdoor terrace or private terrace, these fully self-contained accommodation offerings give you that true home away from home feeling.
Being situated in the iconic food and wine destination that is our very own Hunter Valley, there is, of course, no surprise that Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley caters to all tastebuds with its array of high-quality, casual, and refined, food and beverage offerings.
First off of the bat is of course the award-winning Redsalt Restaurant. By morning, Redsalt Restaurant is home to what could be considered one of the best breakfast offerings in the Hunter Valley, with a full buffet breakfast featuring pastries, cereals, fresh fruit, and hot food such as bacon, mushrooms, sausages, and even a DIY pancake maker, fresh juice bar, and barista-made Vittoria coffee and Dilmah teas.
By night Redsalt Restaurant comes to life with their a la carte dinner and five-course degustation menus which showcase the finest in local produce, perfectly paired with their extensive Hunter Valley wine list.
For a more casual dining experience, drop by the newly renovated Lovedale Bar + Grill, the refreshingly different venue offers a welcoming menu complete with craft beers from the on-site brewery, Sydney Brewery Hunter Valley, and a beer garden overlooking the resort pool.
If you’re wanting to grab a quick drink pre or post-dinner, you can’t go past the Vista Lounge, Crowne Plaza’s very own Whisky Bar. Situated in the lobby, the Visa Lounge features a selection of handcrafted drinks to enjoy by the cosy fireplace.
Lucky last on the dining front are the incredible In-Room Dining options! Treat yourself to that breakfast in bed, a lazy lunch, or dinner delivered directly to your door. With a huge range of individual meals as well as shared dishes, the in-room dining breakfast, all-day dining, and late-night menus pack a punch.
Entertainment, Fitness, & Relaxation
What makes an ultimate staycation experience? Whilst the accommodation, food, and drink are important, it comes down to what else you can get up to whilst staycationing. One of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s biggest drawcards is their incredible 18-hole championship golf course, Hunter Valley Golf.
Bring your own gear or rent what you need from their onsite Pro Shop before enjoying a game surrounded by the picturesque lakes, abundant wildlife, and stunning views of the Brokenback Mountain range.
Looking for a little R&R? Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has you sorted with their on-site sanctuary, Ubika Spa. Pamper yourself with a rejuvenating massage, facial, or body treatment, or embrace your vacation with a full hair refresh from one of the team’s experienced beauty therapists and qualified hair technicians.
Guests can also utilise other on-site amenities and facilities including their 24-hour fitness centre and two pools, one of which is adults-only!
So, what are you waiting for? Head to Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley and book in for the ultimate staycation experience.