If you want to stay in Cessnock and be able to easily walk to the shops, supermarkets and club then this is a good choice. But it does enough without giving it the extra edge it needs to push it into the great category.
The rooms are big enough and clean enough but things add up. Yes the showers are abysmal. Stayed here 3 times and tried a different room each time purely on the hope that 1 of the showers works better but alas no. The combination of water saving and deposits building up in the shower heads mean that it is like standing under one of those garden pressure sprayers. You get wet but only just! A cot being left in the room was careless.
But my main bug bear is that on two occasions a coach turned up to pick up daytrippers to the wineries and decided to wait outside the windows of the rooms with its engine running for 15-20 minutes. Both the smell of the fumes and the noise was unbearable. So much so that I decided I would try staying at the Potters around the corner and down the road.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Wine Country Motor Inn is located in the heart of the Cessnock CBD just five minutes to the wineries, offering guests the best of both worlds. The convenience and quality of a city property whilst being in close proximity to the renowned Hunter Valley Vineyards as well as the spectacular Hunter Valley Gardens. The Wine Country Motor Inn is delighted to be able to offer one night stays. In fact Wedding Guest accommodation is our specialty (not available on concert or event weekends). We have many great packages on offer, designed to suit all budgets for all major concert weekends and events held in the Vineyards and local area. The Wine Country Motor Inn has fifty rooms, all with modern, elegant décor. We have King, Queen, Twin and Special Access rooms available. All rooms are non-smoking and serviced daily. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Best Western Cessnock
- Cessnock Best Western
- Wine Country Motor Inn Cessnock, Australia - Greater Newcastle