Circa 1876
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World-class amenities await


Make yourself at home

Set amongst beautiful gardens and vineyards in classic Australian wine country, The Convent Hunter Valley is picture perfect. Lavish décor has been hand-sourced and the dining options would rival any found around the globe. The retreat is just a short stroll from the renowned Circa 1876 Restaurant or alternatively dine in Restaurant Eighty Eight located in the Convent.

Start the day with tennis on the retreat’s private court, play boules or take a dip in the pool. Relax in a truly romantic setting and rejuvenate. If you have an eye for detail and an appreciation for international culture, you’ll feel right at home.


Wine & Dine








Sample the region’s famous food and wine at Circa 1876 and Restaurant Eighty Eight.

At The Convent, the day begins with a delicate a la carte breakfast in the elegant Restaurant Eighty Eight. Afternoon Tea and High Tea is served Friday to Sunday.

The iconic Restaurant Circa 1876 and Restaurant Eighty Eight source the finest and rarest Hunter Valley regional wines and ingredients, blending their flavours to create an international cuisine that is world-class.

Treat your palette to a unique dining experience.

Find out more
Circa 1876 Wine Cellar


Enjoy the sunshine and the cooling waters of the beautiful swimming pool at The Convent.

Outdoor Pool

Tennis Court

Complimentary tennis equipment is available from reception. Don’t forget to reserve the court in advance!

Tennis Court