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About this property


Set amidst beautifully landscaped gardens and vineyards, The Convent Hunter Valley is an indulgent retreat at the heart of New South Wale's famous wine country. The French Baroque-styled property is a former convent which has been converted into a luxury guesthouse which is now home to 17 rooms, all with verandas and spectacular views over the valley. All are tastefully decorated and fitted with comforts like a king-sized bed and deliciously deep bath. A hearty breakfast is served in the elegant Sun Room, Chez Pok restaurant serves gourmet Australian cuisine for lunch and dinner, and the well-known Roberts Restaurant and Pepper's wine tasting barn are a short stroll away. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, massage services, and a golf course is close by.
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Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Bicycle rental
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Tennis court(s)
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Chapel
  • Concierge
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fireplace
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room


  • Buzzer/wireless intercom
  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Wheelchair accessible

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Cantonese)
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • German
  • Indonesian
  • Vietnamese
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Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-2 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 3-6 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 6 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 03:00 PM
Check-In Until: 10:30 PM
Check-Out From: 07:00 AM
Check-Out Until: 11:00 AM
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: YES
Number of Bars: 2
Number of Floors: 1
Number of Restaurants: 2
Number of Rooms : 17
Reception Open Until: 10:30 PM
Room Voltage: 220
Year Hotel Built: 1909
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2013
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Recent customer comments

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based on 9 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.4
  • Facilities 8.0
  • Location 9.3
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.9
  • Service 8.7
  • Value for money 7.1
  • Food/Dining 8.3
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Mario from Australia
Deluxe Room - 1 Queen Sized Bed
Stayed one night in August 2016
Over priced
It is a very beautiful property however not what I would call value for money. A particular point of note, only allowed 1 cup of coffee for breakfast in pricing and no juice.
Reviewed August 31, 2016
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Elizabeth from Australia
Business travelers
Stayed one night in July 2015
We had a most enjoyable stay
We will return cannot wait
Reviewed July 26, 2015
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Dan from Australia
Deluxe Room - 1 Queen Sized Bed
Stayed one night in July 2015
Food gardens
Reviewed July 18, 2015
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Dientje from Australia
Stayed 2 nights in July 2015
Relaxing getaway
Beautiful decor, atmosphere, location
A beautiful hotel - our room was beautifully appointed and very comfortable. The staff were delightful and willing to assist us in any way. A perfect location. We will definitely visit again.
Reviewed July 06, 2015
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Ruth from Australia
Deluxe Room - 1 Queen Sized Bed
Stayed 3 nights in September 2013
It was very relaxing
The history, the breakfast and teh location
It was peaceful, very peaceful. If you included the breakfast in your package it was well worthwhile. Unfortunately there is no evening dining.
Reviewed September 30, 2013
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Claramae from Australia
Superior Room 1 King Bed
Stayed one night in January 2013
Very pretty, peaceful hotel with friendly staff
very clean, nice surroundings, good location, friendly staff, complementary pre-dinner and canapes
its was raining badly during our whole stay, but it did not bother us since the place is so nice and relaxing. great for a weekend getaway. We also love the complementary pre-dinner drink and canapes. Only con was the bathroom was a bit old fashioned, but still very clean
Reviewed February 07, 2013
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Crystelle from Australia
Stayed one night in March 2011
Lovely but not up to excellent standards
Lovely setting with an old world charm
Peppers convent is a lovely hotel - but not the best option for people who want pristine cleanliness... Unfortunately our bathroom walls were spotted with mold and the place has quite a musky smell to it. Another two small annoyances - the remote to our TV was missing, so we had to constantly walk over to the TV to turn it on/off and change channels etc. And lastly the scrambled eggs at breakfast come from a packet mix - they're not fresh eggs. Apart from those small downsides we did actually have a lovely stay at Peppers. And - much to my excitement - Peppers Convent is actually the grand looking house where all the Farmers and contestants first go in Farmer Wants A Wife!
Reviewed March 30, 2011
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Raymond from Australia
Stayed one night in March 2011
Great location, but expenses for what it was
Quite location, walking distance to Hope Estate concerts
It was a nice boutique property, offering a quite and relaxed atmosphere. But due to the Neil Diamond concert the price was exceptionally high. Was not worth the money, but the location was great. Only 800 metre walk to the Hope Estate concert.
Reviewed March 23, 2011
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