Pokolbin is a town in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales located approximately 2 hours north of Sydney. It is the tourist centre of the Hunter Valley with many of its accommodation options centred here.
Pokolbin has become increasingly popular with Sydneysiders who are looking to get away for the weekend. But now the word is spreading and tourists from all over are coming to Pokolbin to sample some of the best food and wine that Australia has to offer.
There is the Country Music Channel’s, ‘Rocks the Hunter’ music festival on the 31st of March featuring some of the best local and international country music talent. Tickets are available for the entire weekend or just one day. Camping options are also available.
Accommodation options in Pokolbin are varied. Ranging from major resorts and luxurious stays, to high end hotels and intimate guest houses, your time in Pokolbin could be described in one word, sophisticated.
Many of the properties in the region are old Australian style colonial houses or mansions converted into bed and breakfasts and house stays. Many of the accommodation options in Pokolbin are rated four stars and higher.
There are some budget style accommodations available but options are limited.