Situated only two hours from Sydney, The Convent is beautifully located in the flourishing Hunter Valley and set amidst beautiful gardens and vineyards.
88 Halls Road, Pokolbin
Built in 1909 and transported to Pokolbin in 1990, The Convent was once home to the Brigidine Order of Nuns in Coonamble, Central NSW. The Convent has been lovingly restored and has the ambience of French baroque hotel mixed with the distinctive character of an Australian Country Guesthouse.
Recently nominated for the prestigious World Luxury Hotel Award, the mix of granduer and comfort at The Convent makes it the perfect location for romantic escapes, corporate events or just peaceful time out in the country air.
Recently refurbished with much attention to detail, The Convent offers 17 beautifully decorated guests rooms, complete with French doors opening onto wide verandahs and sweeping views over the Estate. The ‘Old Dame’ is a very special building, at over a century old she comes complete with characteristic sounds; her bones do creak and murmur! As the day warms and cools, her timber moves and she tells you her secrets – that is just part of her charm. Whether you are planning a romantic getaway, a weekend with the girls or your mates, or a fun-filled family holiday, our intimate and boutique Hunter Valley hotel offers something for everyone. Unwind and enjoy renowned local wines at Pepper Tree Winery and share the passion for organic produce and farm to fork dining at our restaurant Circa 1876.
Explore the Hunter Valley with the whole family and sample the region’s many attractions. With an onsite function room, a spectacular backdrop and a relaxing atmosphere, The Convent is the ideal venue for weddings, corporate events and celebrations.
Our friendly, knowledgeable front office team are experts on the region, and strive to ensure each guest has an unforgettable experience in the Hunter region.