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The Convent, Hunter Valley
Style: Wine Weekend

As soon as you enter the tree-lined driveway, you'll fall in love with the romance and grandeur of The Convent. The Hunter Valley's premiere boutique hotel is ideal for romantic getaways and special occasions.

What we love:

  • The most picturesque setting and beautiful architecture
  • Stroll across the lawn to Pepper Tree Wines cellar door
  • Indulge in onsite dining at Restaurant Eighty Eight or stroll to Circa 1876

In the Know:

  • Weekend High Tea at Restaurant Eighty Eight, bookings essential
  • The two new garden suites are truly sublime with divine bathrooms
  • Just a 2.5 hour drive from Sydney making the Hunter an ideal mini-break

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The Convent Hunter Valley

The Convent Hunter Valley
The Convent Hunter Valley

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Location: 88 Halls Road Pokolbin, NSW 2320 AUSTRALIA

Arrival Time: 1500 | Departure Time: 11:00

Retreat to the famous Hunter Valley Wine Country and enjoy luxury boutique accommodation at The Convent. Located just 2.5 hours from Sydney CBD, the Convent is ideal for a romantic getaway or corporate retreat.

The Convent was once home to Brigidine order of nuns in Coonamable, the unique building was carefully transported and reconstructed in its current Hunter Valley location providing a unique and welcome retreat from the city, set amongst magnificent landscaped gardens.

Inside The Convent you're greeted with lavish décor in the lobby lounge and flowing through to the 19 deluxe rooms and suites. Rooms feature plush beds, bathrooms with deep baths and French doors opening on to wide verandahs taking in the picturesque estate views.

Relax in a truly romantic setting and enjoy a spot of tennis at the retreat's private court, play boulès or take a dip in the pool.

Indulge in onsite dining at Restaurant Eighty Eight or take a short stroll down the tree-lined driveway to award winning Circa 1876. Circa 1876 is the Hunter Valley's most iconic restaurant, located in an historic cottage on the picturesque estate. Moving away from an a la carte menu, diners can now indulge in a two, three or five course tasting menu.

This premiere Hunter Valley boutique hotel also caters to corporate retreats and intimate weddings.

Escape the everyday and retreat to the opulence of The Convent Hunter Valley, an ideal base to explore the award winning wineries of the Hunter Valley.


  • Air-conditioning
  • Babysitting Service - fee applies
  • Bath
  • Breakfast inclusions
  • Concierge
  • Daily newspaper
  • Hairdryer
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking establishment
  • Parking - onsite, complimentary
  • Restaurant
  • Safe
  • Tour desk
  • WiFi - free
  • Alarm clock
  • Balcony/courtyard
  • Bathrobes
  • Business Centre
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Disabled facilities
  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Open fireplace in lobby
  • Pool - outdoor
  • Refrigerator - bar size
  • Tea/Coffee making facilities
  • TV
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Amenities - Appelles
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bike Hire
  • Cellar door
  • Daily cleaning service
  • Games - boules
  • Iron/Ironing board
  • No Lift - stairs only
  • Opening windows
  • Reception - limited hours
  • Room service - limited service
  • Tennis court
  • Weddings accepted


Located just 2.5 hours drive north from Sydney CBD, The Convent is conveniently located at Pokolbin Hunter Valley.

Cancellation Policy

Should you need to cancel your reservation we ask that you advise us at least 7 days prior to your arrival date. Cancellations within this period will incur a fee equal to the total accommodation charge which will be applied to your credit card.

If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Deluxe Room

Deluxe Rooms feature plush queen-size beds. The bathroom has a deep bath and French doors open out onto spacious verandahs with stunning views.

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