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Somewhere Unique Blog

Visit our blog and find out more about Hunter Valley attractions, local events, food and wine, and the Wollombi Valley.

Capturing Our Retreats

15 January 2021|

At ‘Somewhere Unique’ we are always seeking improvement and a higher standard for our guests, and so we were extremely fortunate to recently work with international fashion photographer, Lee Oliveira, to update and upgrade many

Thank you for our best year ever!

16 December 2020|

2020 has been our most challenging year yet, but it has also been our most successful and our most rewarding. We overcame these difficult times only through ongoing positive support from returning guests and those

The Wollombi Sculpture Festival

17 November 2020|

If the success of the 2020, ‘Sculpture in the Vineyards, The Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival’ is any indicator, potential visitors should book their accommodation now at ‘Somewhere Unique’ for the 2021 Sculpture Festival to be

A Place of Great Significance

9 October 2020|

Although most guests at ‘Somewhere Unique’ are content to enjoy the luxury and tranquility of their retreat, for those who wish to explore, the Wollombi valley is fortunate to be located within one of the

Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide!

16 September 2020|

At 'Somewhere Unique' we are proud and humbled to have received the ‘2020 Travellers’ Choice Award’. This award affirms that reviews from Tripadvisor travellers have placed ‘Somewhere Unique’ in the top 10% of hotels worldwide.

COVID-Safe Status

10 August 2020|

Guest health, safety, and comfort has always been our absolute priority at ‘Somewhere Unique’. Although internationally Coronavirus struck suddenly, we have consistently remained pro-active in providing a safe environment for our guests. We continue to

Ultimate Wellness Indulgence

19 July 2020|

At ‘Somewhere Unique’ we are constantly seeking new innovative ways to offer our guests a greater range indulgent experiences through the ongoing sourcing and support of local businesses. One of our most popular guest packages

Thank You

22 June 2020|

It was only a mere six months ago that we were excited to be reopening following an assault by ferocious destructive bushfires. The Wollombi valley had been in peril and was only saved by the

Good as New!

26 May 2020|

The national lockdown, as a result of the Coronavirus, happened swiftly and definitively. Although at ‘Somewhere Unique’ we had always maintained a meticulous cleaning and hygiene regime, and although we have never had a check-in

Coping in Troubled Times

4 April 2020|

The following article appeared in The Newcastle Herald on Tuesday March 30 2020: Coronavirus forces wedding postponements in Wollombi but COVID-19 can't derail one Sydney couple's honeymoon Krista Nicholas and Michael Kreltszheim had big plans

A Note of Reassurance

16 March 2020|

Having fully recovered from the bushfires, we are now all involved in unusual circumstances again. Rest assured, however, that 'Somewhere Unique' is open and that we will continue to welcome you while respecting all current

Marge, The Rains Are ‘Ere!

17 February 2020|

A classic advertisement from Australian television depicts a lonely farmhouse on drought-ridden flats. The craggy old farmer sits on the downstairs veranda looking out into the shimmering heat, and suddenly he hears raindrops falling on

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