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About us

We are the Hunter Valley’s premier Accommodation and Property Management Group dedicated to providing high quality, self-contained accommodation to guests.
 
Hunter Valley Stays is privately owned, and has been welcoming guests since 2003.  As fully licensed Property, Stock and Business Agents, we are experts at marketing, operating and managing privately owned properties for guests to enjoy.
 
We offer a truly personalised serviced so when you contact Hunter Valley Stays you can be confident that the person you will be speaking with lives and breathes the valley, and will be able to provide you with first hand knowledge of the property. Our 5 star hospitality background means that our team know, and place great importance on the ingredients that make your stay in the Hunter a welcoming and memorable one.  Guests can also enjoy our many partnerships in the valley, to ensure your stay is more than you would expect.  For this reason we happily welcome and host more than 20,000 guests annually.
 
Hunter Valley Stays...here to stay.
 
 

Some Reviews from our Guests:

""A special 60th celebration in the beautiful Degen Estate . Hunter Valley Stays staff could not have been more helpful with every single minute detail! Thanks for helping me celebrate the best weekend ever in the Hunter Valley"
Susie, June 2019

"The booking experience with Hunter valley stays was excellent - a perfect and straight forward process. It was easy to contact Hunter valley stays on the phone."
Enver, June 2019

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It was a great customer experience from start to finish. Pleasure dealing with each staff member I spoke to and the place itself was superb. Exactly what we wanted and set up perfectly."
Steve, Whitevale Estate, May 2019

"Hunter Valley Stays staff were very helpful. Impressed with the cleanliness and presentation of the house. Little extras such as the Easter chocolates and a bottle of wine were above and beyond & make the stay memorable, and worth recommending. Cheers."
Michelle, Lomandra Retreat, April 2019

"Hunter Valley Stays made for an easy booking process. No complaints. Very happy with how it all went."
Amy, Alphawood, April 2019

"Hunter Valley Stays really were fantastic to deal with - and I spoke to several different customer service reps throughout the booking process. I'm very glad we were able to book with you rather than Airbnb or Stayz. The personal service, amazing booking and registration process, very thorough information about our stay and being able to talk to someone on the phone whenever we had a query was brilliant. And I liked the fact that any revenue from our booking was staying here in Australia rather than profiting a big overseas company :)"
Michelle, Amelia-Rose, March 2019
 
"Hunter Valley Stays staff were extremely helpful, efficient and wonderful to deal with."
Wendy, Capercaillie Estate, March 2019
 
"Degen Estate was absolutely beautiful!!! I organised a Team Corporate Offsite at the property and everything was exactly how i imagined it to be! A lot of break out spaces, full kitchen for our cooking challenges and the pool to relax and break away! The team at Hunter Valley Stays were very accommodating and answered every question of mine, whether it was a stupid question or not. I will definitely be looking to stay here again and 10/10 for everything including awesome customer service!"
Elizabeth, Degen Estate, March 2019
 
"We had the most amazing weekend. Hunter Valley Stays was brilliant every step of the way and the property was beautiful, clean, easy to use and all in all a very successful weekend away.
Belinda, Corunna Station Country House, March 2019
 
"We enjoyed our stay and we would definitely use Hunter Valley stays again when we are in the area."
Ntando, Wine Country Lodge, February 2019
 
"Thankyou Hunter Valley stays! We had a great weekend and the easy process and perfect home made it a great experience all around!"
Heba, Rosedale Estate, February 2019
 
“Amazing place! Was perfect for our staff retreat. The team were terrific easy to deal with quick responses and very accommodating. Highly recommend this place.”
Claudine, Greystone Estate, January 2019
 
"We really appreciate the Hunter Valley Stays staff - everyone we spoke with was very helpful. I would recommend Hunter Valley Stays purely on the basis of the staff. Thank you so much."
Ellie, Billabong Moon, January 2019
 
"The team at Hunter Valley Stays has the best customer service that I have experienced in the industry. The check-in was efficient and communication was always clear and transparent. The coffee pods were a life saver and the wine, oil and balsamic vinegar were a beautiful touch. When we had a leaking tap, the team were immediate to respond. When I left an item behind, the team promptly retrieved the item and returned it. I will definitely be recommending Hunter Valley Stays to friends and family. Thank you once again."
Caterina, Ironbark Hill Retreat, December 2018
 
"Hugely appreciative to the staff at Hunter Valley Stays for helping me put together such an incredible weekend."
Max, Dalwood Country House, November 2018
 
"Hunter Valley Stays office were so helpful, nothing was any trouble, I would recommend them to anyone. The house and position was great. Thanks for making my 50th a great weekend."
Karen, Windsors Edge Residence & Homestead, October 2018
 
"I am very impressed with Hunter Valley Stays. Excellent booking process and lead up email communications. I will recommend to others."
Costa, Colette Cottage, September 2018
 
"From the moment we made the enquiry with Hunter Valley Stays it has been an excellent experience. We could not recommend the property and Hunter Valley Stays more highly!"
Ali, Whitevale Estate, August 2018
 
"Our experience was fantastic and the staff and assistance from Hunter Valley Stays was excellent. I will definitely use your service again and hope to stay at the Degen property again. Thanks so much for your help.
Pearl & Gary, Degen Estate, August 2018 
 
"Lovely property, very spacious and grand. Comfortable beds and pillows. Great kitchen. Served all our needs for a ladies retreat. The communication and response from Hunter Valley Stays was excellent. Highly recommendable."
Pam & Hazel, Whitevale Estate, July 2018
 
"Beautiful house, fantastic location and the service we received from the Hunter Valley Stays staff was exceptional! Thanks for helping us have an amazing girls weekend."
Alyssa, Lomandra Retreat, July 2018
 
"I’ve been really impressed by Hunter Valley Stays and would definitely recommend your service and book through you again."
Julia, Ironbark Hill Retreat, July 2018
 
"Our stay at Rosedale Estate was a wonderful experience, Thankyou to the hunter valley stays team and the owners of the property. We came together as a family to celebrate my mother’s 80th birthday. There were four generations present and Rosedale catered for everyone’s needs in a warm and comfortable way. The seniors were able to relax and enjoy a nice wine in front of the fire and the children were safe in this warm and inviting home, with plenty of space to run and feel free. Some very happy memories made."
Malcolm & Cheryl, Rosedale Estate, June 2018
 
"The staff at Hunter Valley Stays were a pleasure to deal with. The house was everything & more that we could ask for. Thanks to all."
Geoff, Lomandra Retreat, May 2018
 
"I was really impressed with Hunter Valley stays as searching on Stayz can be overwhelming and there can be a lack of quality. Your staff addressed the queries I had over the particular property before we booked so I was able to confidently make a booking that was perfect for our needs."
Catherine, Hunter Cottage, April 2018
 
"Love the location of the cottage and the friendly staff at the Hunter Valley Stays. Will come back in few months time."
Mercedes, Colette Cottage, April 2018
 
"Very nice stay at Hillbrook estate with work colleagues. The house was excellent and provided accommodation for everyone comfortably. The bedding requests were as requested upon arrival. The process with Hunter valley stays was excellent, helpful and easy."
Geoff, Hillbrook Estate, April 2018
 
"We had the most amazing weekend. Hunter Valley Stays was brilliant every step of the way and the property was beautiful, clean, easy to use and all in all a very successful weekend away."
Belinda, Corunna Station Country House, March 2018
 
"Thankyou Hunter Valley stays! We had a great weekend and the easy process and perfect home made it a great experience all around!
Heba, Rosedale Estate, February 2018.
 
"We enjoyed our stay and we would definitely use Hunter Valley stays again when we are in the area..."
Ntando, Wine Country Lodge, February 2018
 
"...Great support from the Hunter Valley Stays team made the whole experience a lovely way to spend our summer holidays."
Danielle, Rocklee Grove, January 2018
 
"The property was great, and we were pleasantly surprised at how well equipped the kitchen was. The most impressive part was the staff at Hunter Valley Stays. I was amazed at the fast responses and extremely warm and friendly service. I usually use airbnb for accomodation, but will definitely only use hunter Valley stays for all future Vacations in the area. Just made everything so easy."
Ian, Alphawood, December 2017
 
"We visit the Hunter Valley a few times a year and always use Hunter Valley Stays now. Service is always friendly and helpful and properties have been great.
Kirsten, Kinsale Cottage, December 2017
 
"Hunter Valley Stays staff are wonderful and hospitable. Highly recommended. Thanks so much."
Madonna, Harkham House, December 2017
 
"Thank you so much for all of your help with our stay. You went above and beyond to make sure our stay all went to plan. I really appreciate your help, our group had a wonderful stay, the view was very relaxing and the property had everything we needed. It was fantastic!"
Ali, Tharah, December 2017
 
"The house was amazing.  We loved all the beautiful finishing touches in the house and had every appliance you could think of.   It just worked beautifully with the boys getting ready for the wedding in the front sunroom. We had a fantastic time.  We will be back for sure"
Judith, Degen Estate, October 2017
 
"Amazing accommodation, fantastic service received from staff each time I called...straight forward process and will always book through you when I visit the hunter. Thank u, couldn’t be happier..."
Jenny, Hillbrook Estate, August 2017
 
"I can't thank the HVS enough. Any questions I had, they were all extremely accommodating and willing to assist in any way they could, which is exactly what I needed to ensure my guests were looked after during our stay there for my wedding. We are so very thankful."
Kez, Ironbark Hill Retreat, June 2017
 

 

Community

Hunter Valley Stays is committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which we live and work.  We do this by supporting charities, local businesses and local activities that make a difference. We have a commitment to Environmental Sustainability through use of environmentally friendly products and our endeavors to reduce the carbon footprint in our properties.

Hunter Valley Stays shares in this vision and is proud to support a number of childrens charities including Children’s Cancer Institute Australia CCIA, The Grace Centre for Newborn Care which is the Children’s Hospital at Westmead’s Newborn Intensive Care Unit, and Cerebral Palsy Alliance Research Foundation for research into the prevention of cerebral palsy in children as our Charity Partners.

CCIA is the only independent medical research institute in Australia dedicated to research into the causes, prevention, better treatments and ultimately a cure for childhood cancer.

The Grace Centre for Newborn Care serves about 600 babies a year who need complex surgery around the time of birth. The Centre consists of a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), a High Dependency Unit and a Developmental Follow-up Clinic.

Cerebral Palsy Alliance is an Australian nonprofit organisation that provides therapies, life skills programs, equipment and support for children and adults living with cerebral palsy and their families

Environmental Efforts

We are doing our part to contribute to environmental sustainability. Some of our initiatives include:

  • Migrating properties to LED lighting to reduce electricity consumption.
  • Housekeeping use environmentally friendly chemicals where possible.
  • We buy in bulk to reduce packaging.
  • Our properties use on site aerated wastewater treatment systems producing safe, clean water for irrigation.
  • We are striving towards a paperless office.
  • We encourage recycling at all our properties including food scraps for animals where applicable.