Relax on a School Holiday Staycation at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

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Thinking about a mini-break with your family for the school holidays? You don’t need to go far to enjoy a relaxing, fun-filled and COVID-safe family getaway at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley that both parents and kids will love.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is easy to get to, just a 45-minute drive from Newcastle but hard to leave. Nestled in the heart of Wine Country, this family-friendly resort offers activities for every member of the family such as the Water Dragons Kids Club, swimming pool, 18-hole golf course and Ubika Spa.

Family Activities

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Kids Club

The resort features a range of activities for active families including:

  • Resort pool (with COVID restrictions to ensure best practices for pool hygiene)
  • Bike hire
  • Tennis Court and equipment hire 
  • Golf lessons
  • Soccer hire
  • Giant lawn games like chess 
  • Barbecue hire 

Kids Club Activities

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Kids Club

Any time of year is fantastic for a stay at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley but school holidays are particularly great for families. There’s a range of school holiday activities for kids to enjoy while parents enjoy three whole hours of uninterrupted “me” time.

Book the kids into the on-site Water Dragons Kids Club. Catering to kids between the ages of 3 and 12, the Water Dragons Kids Club offers a range of fun activities including Sparkling Snowflakes Craft, Build a Snowman Craft, Hide and Seek Rocks, Penguin and Polar Bear Crafts . Watercolour Art and Little Sprouts Gardening. There are different sessions each day so you can book kids in for multiple days.

While the kids are supervised, parents can enjoy their own fun.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley Golf

Play the links on the stunning 18-hole championship golf course. Enjoy a game surrounded by hills, lakes, abundant wildlife and stunning views of the Brokenback Mountain Range.

Enjoy the best of the Hunter Valley with beer and wine tasting in the local area. Sample the delights from some of the Hunter Valley’s oldest and most famous wineries, breweries and local producers.

Ubika Spa

You can also relax with a massage, facial or mani-pedi at the Ubika Spa. To keep you safe, the spa has implemented social distancing, treatment restrictions, additional hygiene practices, and other measures in place that adhere to government guidelines and public health advice.

There’s also incredibly delicious food (including a kids menu) to enjoy at Redsalt restaurant. It’s open every night for dinner and open for lunch on weekends.

Family Fun in Your Own Villa

If you want to stay socially distanced, make fun family memories and decorate your own custom cupcake from the comfort of your own room with a DIY cupcake decorating kit.

Villa camping

You can also do villa glamping! Talk to the friendly team to organise your own Into the Forest Villa camping experience available in any of their family villas. This includes a Dream Tribe and Co Forest Themed tent, a single size mattress with linen, camping lantern, pillows and fluffy towels. That’s sure to be a memorable experience for your kids


Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Within the resort, there’s a range of accommodation options in the resort from hotel guest rooms to two-bedroom and three-bedroom villas available to fit every budget and preference. 

The spacious villas are ideal for families, offering privacy and comfort to give everyone the space to unwind. Featuring a fully furnished lounge and dining area, well-appointed kitchenette and your own private furnished balcony or outdoor terrace, it’s the perfect spot to take in the stunning views. 

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

If you want to catch up with friends and family, organise a group to stay at the Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. 


Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is committed to keeping its guests and staff safe in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The IHG Way of Clean includes deep cleaning with hospital-grade disinfectants, and going forward, guests can expect to see COVID safe procedures in every area of the hotel, which includes sanitiser stations, touchless transactions, deep cleaning of high touch surfaces, social distancing and other best practices adhering to government guidelines and public health advice.

Current promotions

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Take advantage of some fantastic promotions at Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley. Enjoy The Family Getaway Accommodation package featuring accommodation, full breakfast and family pass to either Hunter Valley Zoo or Hunter Valley Gardens. There’s also the dining special where Kids Eat Free before 6pm at Redsalt. If you feel a longer break of three nights or more, enquire about the Stay longer and Save special on accommodation and dining.

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