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11 Denton Park Drive
Rutherford, 2320


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Hotel Overview

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.

Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
No pets allowed
Very Good
Sleep Quality

Latest Reviews


Traveler Reviews

“Noisy room next to roundabout”
By David L
on 20-Sep-17

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...

“Clean comfortable and a great price”
By Megatron6655
Port Stephens, Australia on 18-Sep-17

Reception staff friendly and efficient. Room clean confortable and bed was great. Really enjoyed breakfast and the pancake station. Really good value, it wasn't in the heart of hunter valley but 25...

“Nice quiet location”
By Troy B
Kirkland on 18-Sep-17

We stayed for 2 nights to enjoy the wines of the Hunter Valley. Room was nicely updated and included a Nespresso machine, milk warmer and tea kettle. Wifi was not very strong....we were at the end...

“conference room- not suitable for Aged, Disability needs”
By kjc247
on 18-Sep-17

Conference room was a last resort for accommodation. got the conference room mock up. Should had been cheaper than other rooms due to no basic equipment needs such as a wardrobe, iron, towel rails...

By Warwick K
Sydney on 18-Sep-17

My wife and i stayed here in August. Very clean and up updated rooms. The Motel is close to all the restaurants and shopping complexes around. Friendly staff and a Hotel onsite was a bonus. Buffet...


Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • 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.
  • Exterior corridor
  • Porterage/bell services
  • 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.
  • Printer available
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • 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
  • Catering
  • Ballroom holds up to 120 people cabaret style
  • Sunbathing
  • Air-conditioning
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Ice/vending machines
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking
  • 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.
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  • Cable or satellite television Foxtel
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Mini-bar
  • Bathrobe available
  • Room service from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning available
  • Wake-up calls
  • Spa available
  • Crib, available
  • All rooms open onto back patio.
  • Rollaway available
  • Power converters and electrical adapters for international guest
  • Hair dryers
  • Room Service
  • Free Wireless Internet

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Access ramps
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