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Hotel Description

Family-friendly 4-star hotel near Hunter Valley Zoo

Near the airport

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Hunter Valley Golf & Country Club and 2 miles (3 km) of Hunter Valley Zoo with a stay here. Also, Potters Brewery is within 3 miles (5 km) and Hope Estate is within 6 miles (10 km).

18-hole golf course

This smoke-free hotel features a golf course, free water park access, and an attached winery. There's fun for all ages with a children's club and a playground, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy a meal in one of the 2 restaurants and perks like free WiFi.

Free WiFi, plasma TVs

In addition to plasma TVs with digital channels, the 414 guestrooms offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. Hair dryers, safes, and showers are also available. Change of towels is available on request.

Villa Guest Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$153* Per night/room Nov 2 - Nov 3

Resort Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Pool Access King Room Adults Only

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Three Bedroom Villa

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Resort View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 3 Bedrooms (Double Storey)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
5.0 out of 5 5.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

Family (1)
5 out of 5
It is right in the middle of all the wineries. Beautiful location!

Posted by on Jul 18, 2019

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About the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel

Location 430 Wine Country Drive, Lovedale, NSW 2325

Property Features

A winery is on site. Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, a complimentary water park, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. There are 2 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a 24-hour business center on site. Event space at this hotel measures 12594 square feet (1170 square meters) and includes a conference center. A health club, a spa tub, and a sauna are also featured at the family-friendly Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel. This 4-star Lovedale hotel is smoke free.

  • 414 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • 12594 sq ft of conference space
  • 1170 sq m of conference space
  • Winery on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Kid's club (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Business center (24 hours)
  • Conference center
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Convenience store
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel offers 414 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. 32-inch plasma televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. This Lovedale hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Change of towels and change of bedsheets can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Digital channels
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Change of towels (on request)
  • Change of bedsheets (on request)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM and on weekends from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Redsalt Restaurant - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Lovedale Restaurant & Bar - Overlooking the pool, this bistro serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course and enjoy other recreation facilities including a complimentary water park and 3 outdoor tennis courts. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a spa tub. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Horse riding nearby
  • Playground on site
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons on site
  • Golfing on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Beach volleyball on site

Spa Services

Ubika Day Spa has 12 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a spa tub.

The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 12
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

This property accepts credit or debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

This property will place an authorization for full payment at time of check-in for any bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts credit or debit cards, Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Protective clothing is not available to guests
  • No shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 0 and AUD 35 for adults, AUD 0 and AUD 35 for children (approximately)
  • Late check-out fee: AUD 50.00 (subject to availability)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.5 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Crowne Plaza Hunter
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Hotel Lovedale
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Lovedale
  • Hunter Crowne Plaza
  • Hunter Valley Crowne Plaza
  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Lovedale
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Greater Newcastle/Lovedale
  • Crowne Plaza Lovedale
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Hotel
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Lovedale
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, an IHG Hotel Hotel Lovedale

You should know

  • Pool access available from 6:30 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Reservations are needed for spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.