10 Best Luxury Airbnbs In Hunter Valley, Australia - Updated 2024

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Australia’s Hunter Valley (formally known as Hunter Region) is world-renowned as one of the country’s major wine producers. But the rolling fields and vineyards of Hunter Valley are not only home to critically acclaimed wineries. You’ll also find top-rated restaurants, a long list of small towns and cities to visit, and a wide array of things to do. This includes going on a sunrise hot air balloon ride, grape stomping at one of Hunter Valley’s vineyards, signing up for cheese-making classes, and playing golf. Instead of making a two-hour drive from Sydney for a day trip, make the most of your trip by staying at a magnificent home in the region. To find one, continue reading to check out some of the top luxury Airbnbs in Hunter Valley, Australia.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to luxury services and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 11, 2024.

1. Contemporary villa with hot tub, Belford (from USD 347)

Escape to this beautiful, contemporary-style villa in the town of Belford and a lovely community in the middle of Hunter Valley. The classy accommodation is perfect for couples and solo travelers with its well-appointed master suite, open-concept living and dining areas with a wood fireplace, and a stunning full bath with a two-person spa bath.

Staying at the lavish home grants you lake access and ease of travel to some of the area’s top wineries. You’ll be surrounded by an expansive private vineyard where you might spot a kangaroo or two. Best of all, breakfast and wine are included.

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Belford, New South Wales, Australia
9.32 km (5.8 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
234 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
all rooms offer great view to the two small dams nearby
beautiful new cabin with large living room with well equipped kitchenette separate bedroom and bathroom
all the extra touches (breakfast wine cheese etc) were such beautiful quality
tranquil quite coffee machine big bath huge bed beautifully decorated and clean
the double bath double shower and fireplace were also great additions
very nice place to stayvery clean
clean and spacious with hotel quality linen
the inside was extremely clean and stylish
todd's barrington villa was sparkling clean and very comfortable
the place is beautiful clean and with amazing wildlife around
the hosts are so lovely and accommodating
todd is a wonderfull host attentive and helpful
todd has been really helpful in giving local restaurant recommendation
the hosts have gone above and beyond with the thoughtful set-up special touches and luxurious comfort provided
amazing luxury villa in idyllic country setting with very welcoming hosts
the location was excellent
great villa in a perfect location wineries in walking distance and a short drive to everything else
such a stunning location
beauiful stay and serene location
beautiful location kangaroos and wildlife everywhere
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2. Beautiful haven with lake views, Pokolbin (from USD 631)

Part of Brokenback Views Country Estate in Pokolbin, this villa offers two levels of pure luxury for up to two guests. It includes a beautifully furnished living area with picture-perfect views of the Broken Back Ranges, a private balcony with an outdoor sitting area and accoutrements, and an ensuite bathroom. Finally, there’s a top-quality king-sized bed, which you can reconfigure into two separate beds if you prefer.

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Pokolbin, New South Wales, Australia
3.56 km (2.3 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
36 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful apartment with plenty of space in a picturesque location
the property is roomy and comfortable
danny is a great host always quick to reply and we experienced amazing hospitality from him
danny was very welcoming and helpful taking care of anything we need
danny was a great host and we are already looking forward to our next trip
danny was a great host and made the whole weekend a seamless operation
our host was very welcoming and communication was excellent
exactly as described and located in a very peaceful location
it's perfectly located in a very quiet place but very close to the wineries
it’s also in a great location only a 4 minute drive to the hunter valley gardens
it's close to a couple of excellent wineries as well
a stunning tranquil location and an equally stunning villa
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3. Luxurious abode with swimming pool, Cessnock (from USD 318)

If you only have a short time to enjoy the best of what Hunter Valley has to offer, stay at this four-bedroom, four-and-a-half bathroom family home in Cessnock, the main hub in the region. You’ll be a short drive from award-winning wineries and top attractions like Werakata National Park and Hunter Valley Zoo.

Perfect for groups of eight, the sleek, modern rental has an open-concept floor plan, king-sized beds and ensuite bathrooms in all of the bedrooms, a lounge on the upper and lower levels, a gourmet kitchen, an outdoor entertainment area with barbecue facilities, and an in-ground swimming pool.

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Cessnock, New South Wales, Australia
7.1 km (4.5 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
215 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
very clean and well provisioned
beautiful home extremely clean and spacious
the house was clean and spacious
i couldn't ask for a more clean and accommodating place to stay
spacious well equipped clean and tidy netflix thrown in
amazing home and very accommodating
hosts were great and provided all information needed before arrival
thank you for hosting us in your home
melanie and brendon are wonderful hosts
great house owners very understanding and helpful highly recommend to people
perfect location for hunter wineries
lovely house and great location
the location is ideal and we all thoroughly enjoyed our stay
great local recommendations close to major shops within 15 mins of all major restaurants & wine tastings
this is the perfect place for a group going away
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4. Family-friendly home with mountain views, Mount View (from USD 581)

Nicknamed “Montana,” this family rental offers four bedrooms, two and a half baths, and a beautiful pool where you can take a dip and enjoy breathtaking views of this part of Hunter Valley. Located in Mount View, one of Hunter Valley’s more rural communities, it features a fully stocked kitchen, spacious living areas, and hotel-grade linens to make your stay even more comfortable. Each bedroom has a queen-sized bed, making the home ideal for six to eight guests.

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Mount View, New South Wales, Australia
10.15 km (6.4 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
72 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the best view and a lovely pool
the pool was heated so gave us an opportunity to jump in and enjoy the wonderful views
perfect house- a very comfortable bed each and stunning views
it’s fitted with all the amenities you could need and a beautiful pool to cool off in
the kitchen perfectly stocked to cook like chefs and a view we didn’t want to leave
very clean and superb amenities
amenities all fantastic comfortable clean and super stylish decor
hosts were extremely thoughtful and fast to respond
jenni and kristy are great hosts who communicate well and provide all the assistance you could need
great location and outlook
location was great for a relaxing escape
perfect place to spend the weekend away
calm and peaceful yet close to wineries (~15 minutes drive)
being further out means peace and quiet and privacy
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5. Elegant estate with putting green, Windermere (from USD 487)

“Windermere Estate” is an expansive and elegant five-bedroom, three-bathroom property in Windermere, a Maitland suburb in Hunter Valley. Since it’s located on a working cattle property, you’ll get a full taste of the authentic Hunter Valley experience. There are multiple living areas inside the home, as well as picture windows so that you can enjoy the views from indoors. The home even boasts outdoor living areas. For golf lovers, there’s a putting green you can use to practice your swing.

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Windermere, New South Wales, Australia
17.82 km (11.1 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
130 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the beds were so comfortable and it was so peaceful waking up to views of rolling hills
the rooms and common areas are spacious and comfortable
rosemarie's place had everything we needed for a comfortable stay especially for a larger group
large clean with lots of space
absolutely loved our stay here rosemarie's house is beautiful clean and has the perfect layout for groups
we had a fantastic time there and the home was clean and spacious
rosemarie was also a very helpful host
awesome host would come again :)
rosmarie the host was really nice and always available to help we will definitely be back
very courteous and kind
rosemarie was a fantastic host with attentive to detail and great communication
great house and beautiful location
hidden away for peace and quiet but not to far from the amazing wineries the hunter offers
beautiful place to stay in the heart of the hunter
the location was perfect for ease of access to the wineries and local shops etc
awesome location and great house we enjoyed our stay and had a great weekend
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6. Handcrafted retreat with views of Broken Back Ranges, Rothbury (from USD 261)

Since this handcrafted cabin is set on 100 acres (40 hectares) of Hunter Valley Vineyard’s property, privacy is what you’ll get and enjoy. The home was built with high-quality timber by a master craftsman from Austria and is complete with luxe and modern finishes to make your stay truly unforgettable.

The rental has two bedrooms and a full bath, and it can accommodate up to five guests. There’s an outdoor area where you can enjoy Hunter Valley’s famous sunsets and see some of the local wildlife. You’ll also be treated to panoramic views of the Broken Back Ranges. Rothbury’s highly acclaimed restaurants and attractions are all a short drive away.

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Rothbury, New South Wales, Australia
4.88 km (3.1 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
236 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 3 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
from the view to the comfy beds to the perfect amenities
the beds were comfy can easily fit 7 people although there was only 4 of us
the kitchen and bathroom were well stocked with all the essentials for a hassle free mini break
the toilet is very clean and strong water shower
happy there was a vacuum and broom so i could keep our area clean
kate was a great host
wonderful place and lovely host
kate is a very good host and always very quick to respond with any questions we had
kate is an amazing host and is so very attentive to all our needs
perfect for a family mini getaway and kate was a gracious and helpful host
absolutely beautiful location beautiful design
well located and child friendly property
great location close to all the vineyard
the perfect little getaway location from the buzz of city life
close to everything and great local wineries nearby
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7. Rustic farm stay with valley views, Cedar Brush Creek (from USD 350)

A rural, rustic retreat and a hidden paradise in the Central Coast, this farm stay is the ideal escape from a busy city life in Sydney. It’s a stunning three-bedroom, one-bathroom home surrounded by majestic cedar trees and is completely family- and pet-friendly. There’s a sunlit lounge where you can put your feet up and enjoy a good book, a dining area with picture windows, a newly renovated kitchen, and an open fireplace you can light up on cold days.

Cedar Brush Creek is located in Yarramalong Valley, about halfway between Sydney and Hunter Valley. You’ll be able to enjoy both worlds, along with some Central Coast gems.

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New South Wales, Australia
41.56 km (25.9 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
121 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 5 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the house is stunning yet comfortable and the views are beautiful and relaxing
the beds were all super comfy and lovely linens
bathroom also nice & modern with washer & dryer if you needed
comfortable clean and well appointed
inside space was clean comfortably and nicely decorated
the place is super clean
the house was clean
house is very clean and well equipped beds super comfy
she was so helpful and made our stay memorable
christine is such a wonderful host
christine was a great host and excellent at communicating
we had a friendly wombat horses and cows to meet
a beautiful location and a place to stay
great location with plenty of privacy
amazing location amazing house with the best stocked kitchen
beautiful property and serene location
very peaceful location with lovely walks but also within 30 minutes of a range of activities
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8. Well-appointed sanctuary with hot tub, Nulkaba (from USD 172)

Since this house is set on a private 10-acre (4-hectare) property in Cessnock’s Nulkaba community, it’s easy to see why “Bella Farm” is considered as one of the top luxury Airbnbs in Hunter Valley. It’s a peaceful and tranquil home featuring four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a fully equipped and gourmet kitchen, well-appointed living spaces, and an outdoor spa where you can relax as you sip a glass of your favorite Hunter Valley wine.

There’s a fire pit, as well as a barbecue area, so you can fully enjoy the rental’s extensive grounds. Take note that a family of kangaroos live on the property. You can feed them in the mornings and afternoons.

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Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
5.51 km (3.5 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
275 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed was huge and so comfy and the bathroom had a heater in it
the beds were very comfortable
beds were super comfortable and the house was perfect for our girls weekend away
very tidy clean welcoming and quiet
the room was wonderful clean and perfect to relaxing
the house was very clean and the hot tub and bbq area was great
it’s cosy warm clean and very homely
we had a fantastic stay the house was wonderful and so clean
heidi was a great host and always quick to reply
helpful friendly and accommodating host
she was very responsive and answered all questions accordingly
beautiful country house lovely hospitality and comms from the owner and great location
heidi was a fabulous host she was friendly and easy to communicate with
the location is ideal for the hunter valley
perfect for a relaxing weekend away close to everything but feels like you're miles away
perfect location to explore the hunter valley
it was a great location close to the wineries but also close to town to pick things up
wonderful private location on a very large acreage
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9. Lovely hideaway with verandas, Paterson (from USD 393)

Paterson in Hunter Valley is best known for its rich history and grand heritage homes. It’s here where you’ll find “Old Duninald,” a lovely property that’s rumored to be the oldest house in all of Hunter Valley.

Built in 1822, the hideaway is a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom heritage home set on over 20 acres (8 hectares) of private land. There’s a lounge-dining room where you can enjoy your favorite meals, a sunroom, and verandas where you can feel the fresh breeze. When you stay here, you’ll get a complimentary food pack that includes pre-dinner wine, cheese, and afternoon tea.

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Paterson, New South Wales, Australia
34.61 km (21.6 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
70 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Farm stay 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
julia pays a lot of attention to the finer details and makes sure you’re very comfortable and happy
julia made check-in very simple and generously left some supplies in the kitchen for us
warm comfortable and spacious
it was so nice have a clean place that was very well stocked
the house was absolutely charming beautifully furnished clean with more than enough space for a group of 6
hosts will make you feel welcome
jules was an amazing host and we loved our chats
the host julia is extremely accommodating and helpful
julia was an excellent host and we couldn't thank her enough for having us
thanks heaps to julia for being such a great host
beautiful location so close to tocal homestead to celebrate the wedding of our son
a beautiful house perfect for a family reunion and super close to mindaribba house too
the cottage was perfectly situated with the picturesque river house a short walk away
the location of the house is beautiful and julia was a warm and accommodating host
perfect location for weddings at tocal quality linens and all the bathroom and kitchen necessities you need
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10. Country cottage with river views, Moonan Flat (from USD 424)

Suitable for large groups, this “Cherson Cottage” is a four-bedroom, one-and-a-half-bathroom property in Moonan Flat that’s deep in the hills of Upper Hunter Valley. You can unwind and unplug here, wake up to the sound of birds chirping outside your window, and spend some time by the river, which is right by the rental. The main house features beautiful oak timber finishes, a wood-burning fireplace, and indoor and outdoor dining areas.

You will have the option to book a single room at the cottage or rent the entire property for your group.

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Moonan Flat, New South Wales, Australia
94.5 km (58.8 mi) from Hunter Valley Gardens
110 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 5 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
this is my third stay here the cottage is gorgeous with lovely and comfortable furnishings
a beautiful cottage an exquisite outlook and room for everyone to have space for themselves
we really appreciated the personal touches like baking amazingly delicious brownies and keeping flowers in the rooms
the beds are incredibly comfortable with lovely linen sheets the cottage has been beautifully decorated
a peaceful and tranquil little part of the world in a gorgeously appointed and comfortable cottage
clean and breathtakingly beautiful
annie is a lovely host who has thought of everything in terms of comfort
annie was the most amazing host and her finishing touches were greatly appreciated
a beautiful stay and lovely host communication and instructions were very clear and the house was amazing thanks annie
such a special place even in the middle of drought
the place has been decorated to perfection
the styling is stunning along with the location
annie’s place is everything we hoped for and more
highly recommend if you’re looking for a relaxing picturesque place to get away
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Experience a fine life in Hunter Valley

Hunter Valley is a beautiful region where you can experience a fine life, with its vineyards and fine dining restaurants. You can also explore well-landscaped gardens of Hunter Valley Gardens, head to Stockton Beach for a fun day at the sea, and visit nearby Barrington Tops National Park. As you plan your Hunter Valley holiday, consider staying at one of the luxury accommodations on our list for a memorable trip.

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