Tower Lodge Luxury Accommodation, Hunter Valley, Australia

Accommodation Type: Lodge
Number of rooms: 12

Sumptuously intimate and distinctively styled Tower Lodge is tucked amongst a vineyard in the Hunter Valley wine region of Australia and forms part of a chic compound that is the Tower Estate. The Estate comprises Tower Winery, Robert’s Restaurant and Blaxland’s Restaurant. Seventy acres of prime location! Tower Lodge has twelve extraordinary guestrooms, a state-of-the art meeting room, a grandiose dining room, bar and lounge room, a library and a central courtyard. Tower Lodge also supports an impressive recreational facility; “The Dinks”, an 18-hole short golf course, a 1.6km walking track, a sauna; a heated pool,, gym and a massage treatment room. Tower Lodge is a Grand Award Winner of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report, a Member of Select Hotels of the World and Chic Retreats. Tower Estate is monitored by the watchful eye of Australia’s pre-eminent ambassador of wine, and Tower Chairman, Len Evans AO OBE and driven by General Manager, Simone Shearer.

Tower Lodge is the only truly unique small five-star luxury hotel in the Hunter Valley region, accommodating a maximum of 24 people at any one time. This low-rise Spanish Mission-style structure is not only luxurious and visually sympathetic to the surrounding landscape – the service here is attentive and commendable. Guests are totally pampered and provided with whatever they need, be it a tub of ice-cream at 3am or breakfast in bed. Relaxation is the catch-cry. Guests can laze around the outdoor heated pool, enjoy a soothing massage and sauna, curl up to read a book on their Lodge Room lounge or balcony or recline in the Library with a volume or two. The Dinks is the Lodge’s challenging 18-hole mini putting golf course available only to guests and there is a walking track around the Estate for those that want more activity.

Facilities: All the rooms at Tower Lodge are air-conditioned with a bedroom and living area (11 rooms have king size beds) complete with writing desk and music system, phone with STD/ISD direct dialing, clock/radio and a data plug-in. The rooms have television, pay channels and VCR [there is a video library at reception]. Tea and coffee making facilities are in every room.

Awards

Destination: Pokolbin, Hunter Valley

Official website: Tower Lodge

“The most beautiful hideaway with wonderful service- an absolute delight to stay at“

“The exceptional standards of the lodge persist; the staff, the ambience; the retreat persona and the rewards it endows- Len, you should be proud of what you set out to achieve and have maintained and grown over the years."