Circa 1876
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The perfect venue to suit your event requirements

Meetings & Celebrations

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If you are searching for an exclusive setting with inspirational history in a picture-perfect location only two hours drive from Sydney or 40 minutes from Newcastle, this early 20th-century home in the Hunter Valley wine region is second to none.

Boasting Australia’s picturesque Hunter Valley Wine Country as our backdrop, The Convent is a charming retreat perfect for exclusive conferences, company board meetings and intimate corporate events.

This unique destination offers boardroom and meeting room facilities and is an ideal base from which to explore the many delights of the Hunter Valley region such as wineries, hot air ballooning, and joy flights.

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The Chapel 40 40 30 50 - 30 20 20 30
Restaurant Eighty Eight 55 60 40 70 - 50 25 25 40
The Grand Marquee 165 250 200 300 - 130 65 50 200


  • The Chapel

    The Chapel room is our most popular purpose-built facility; suited to executive meetings for up to 40 delegates, dependant on style, and is fully self-sufficient.

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    The Chapel External
  • Restaurant Eighty-Eight

    Restaurant Eighty Eight is a restaurant for lovers. Those passionate about sustainability and fresh food will be enraptured with this experience.

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  • The Grand Marquee

    We offer our Grand Marquee as a perfect space for product launches and larger conference dining options of up to 160 guests.

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    Convent Marquee 3

Day Delegate Package


  • Arrival tea and coffee
  • Morning/afternoon tea served with the daily bakery item
  • A choice of one of our conference lunch menus
  • Personal conference kit for each delegate inclusive of notepad, pen, bottled water and selected mints replenished during the break
  • Wifi internet access for each delegate
  • Audio visual – screen, whiteboard and flipchart
  • Printed signage displaying your company name & logo outside your conference room
  • Complimentary registration table upon request
  • LCD TV, flipchart and whiteboard
  • Complimentary WiFi in the conference room and public areas

Team Building Activities

The Convent is surrounded by Wineries, Golf Courses and the great outdoors, there are plenty of activities to enjoy across the region. Our hotel grounds, scenic surrounds and spacious venues are ideal for onsite team-building events.

Our experienced team can help you plan and facilitate activities that your whole team will enjoy. We partner with a range of other businesses across the Hunter Valley region that specialise in corporate activities.

On-site experiences

  • Private tasting and tour at Pepper Tree Winery
  • Kitchen garden tour
  • Gardening
  • Tennis
  • Lawn games
  • Bike hire
  • Interactive cooking class

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