Facilities and Services The Convent Facilities Keep the entire family entertained with our boutique Hunter Valley hotel facilities. 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. Services Laundry/valet service Car rental and limousine service Room service Courier service Babysitting Facsimile Photocopying Typing Secretarial services Facilities Pepper Tree WineryEnjoy superb wine tasting at Pepper Tree Winery located on the estate. Open from 9:30am to 5:00 pm, 7 days. Bike hire in the Hunter ValleyBicycling: Hire a bike and explore the beautiful surrounding countryside at your own pace. Swimming Pool at resort in Hunter ValleyPool: Enjoy the sunshine and the cooling waters of the beautiful swimming pool at The Convent. Tennis courts available in the Hunter ValleyTennis: Complimentary tennis equipment is available from reception. Don’t forget to reserve the court in advance! Grass bowls available in the Hunter ValleyBoules: This popular continental sport is the perfect summer game. With a boule in one hand and a cool drink in the other, it’s a delightful way to while away a warm afternoon. Experiences The Convent is surrounded by boutique wineries and endless outdoor experiences like hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, golf, bushwalks, horse riding, 4WD tours and cheese tasting at the Hunter Valley Cheese Company. View our recommended list of things to do in the Hunter Valley.