Situated in Rutherford on the doorstep of the renowned Hunter Valley wine country, our spacious, modern accommodation provides a convenient base for exploring all that this fascinating part of Australia has to offer.
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Whether you are craving an indulgent break or a family orientated holiday the kids will remember forever, you will have no trouble making your holiday dreams come true with the Best Western Plus® Hunter Gateway.
The hotel provides 61 fully refurbished ground level rooms and free parking. All rooms have air-conditioning, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests will also enjoy free Wi-Fi, dining at the onsite restaurant or relaxing by the outdoor pool. The hotel offers meeting and conferencing facilities, holding up to 150 people in the main conference space. Rooms for people with a disability are also available.
West of historic Maitland, the hotel locates you close to the Maitland Gaol, Hunter Valley Gardens, Fort Scratchley and Australia’s big Ugg boots at Mortel’s Sheepskin Factory in Thornton. If wine is not your forte, you may choose to spend the day on the beach at Port Stephens, just over a one hour’s drive away.
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No pets allowed
“Noisy room next to roundabout”
By David L
I booked 4 nights at the Best western hunter gateway as it looked like a nice quite place. I booked a queen room. The room was next to a round about and a fast food outlet. There was a lot of traffic...
Restaurant on-site, after a busy day, unwind over a drink and a bite to eat at our MeBar Restaurant located on-site. MeBar prides itself in a seasonal menu that will be sure to tantalise your tastebuds.
Cocktail lounge, Monday - Thursday the restaurant and bar is open from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. with full bar facilities including tap beer and a great selection of local wines from the Hunter Valley. Room service drinks are available and each room has a stocked mini-bar.
Outdoor pool start and end your day with a refreshing dip in our inviting outdoor salt water swimming pool.
Babysitting on request, We can arrange a babysitting service to come onsite
Children's activities, outdoor swimming pool
Cable or satellite television Austar cable TV in all rooms
Free wireless Internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless Internet access; Free wireless Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms; All guest rooms are hardwired and offer free wireless Internet access
Business center complimentary computer use during guests stay. Printer available charges apply.
Photocopy, nominal fee
Meeting facilities three different meeting rooms to choose from depending on the style of the event and the number of people
Banquet facilities holds up to 130 people banquet style
Conference facilities holds up to 200 people theatre style
Ballroom holds up to 120 people cabaret style
Parking for the physically challenged
Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
Restaurant and bar. Breakfast and dinner is available at the restaurant or in room with room service.
Motor coach parking and free car parking for all guests
Free Wi-Fi. Stay connected throughout your stay – there is free Wi-Fi in every room.
Cable or satellite television Foxtel
AM/FM radio stereo
Iron, ironing board
High-speed Internet access
Room service from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
All rooms open onto back patio.
Power converters and electrical adapters for international guest