The heart of Hunter Valley wine country
Hermitage Lodge is a multi award winning boutique hotel nestled on 10 hectares in the very heart of Hunter Valley wine country. Guests of Hermitage Lodge have easy access to many of the areas major attractions including cellar doors, golf courses and Hunter Valley Gardens. Numerous cellar doors are within easy walking distance including First Creek Wines, Scarborough, Constable Estate, Vinden Estate, Roche Wines and Brokenwood. Two championship golf courses, Cypress Lakes and The Vintage, are within a five minute drive of Hermitage Lodge while four other courses are less than twenty minutes away. Three concert venues, i.e. Hope Estate, Bimbadgen and Roche Wines are all within five minutes. It just doesn’t get any better than Hermitage Lodge for location in Hunter Valley wine country.
The Lodge’s 20 Studios and Suites offer both 4 and 4.5 star boutique Hunter Valley accommodation along with personal attentive service rarely found today. Hermitage Lodge is the prefect place for couples to getaway for the weekend and to enjoy some quality time together. Hermitage Lodge’s accommodation is not particularly suited to families as each room has just one bed. All rooms on the property have either a deck or verandah offering views over the property’s own Shiraz vineyard. A salt water pool, guest lounge and complimentary guest laundry are features often sought after by visitors to the area, in particular international travellers.
Hermitage Lodge’s award winning on-site restaurant ‘Il Cacciatore’ offers diners Northern Italian inspired cuisine nightly from 6pm. Il Cacciatore is fully licensed offering diners a wine list featuring the best of what the Hunter has to offer. Il Cacciatore is available during the day for private lunches, functions and special events with prior arrangement. The large deck looking out over the reed lined dam is the perfect place for a family gathering, work party or special event. Il Cacciatore also conducts cooking classes during the day by prior arrangement. Perfect for an ‘off-site’ conference activity, a group of work colleagues, a team building exercise, a family reunion or special occasion or just a group of ‘foodies’ looking to learn while having some fun.
Hermitage Lodge is the perfect venue for the small conference/executive groups looking for a more intimate location offering personal attention and hands-on service. Meet inside, then step out onto the deck for morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea (weather permitting).