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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.

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

Come on Back!

23 January 2020|

The following is an excerpt from a Newcastle Herald article, published Saturday 18 January 2020, headed, “Wollombi businesses out of the fires and moving back onto the tourist map”: When the fires advanced through the

Why Not Head for the Hills?

28 November 2019|

Traditionally the great Australian summer holiday involves spending time with the family on Christmas day, recovering with friends on Boxing Day and, later, heading to the coast to relax. Although beautiful, the coast does not

A Hardworking Team is our Success!

25 October 2019|

At ‘Somewhere Unique’ efficiency is as important as effectiveness. And success depends on both. Often our retreats turn around quickly with sometimes only hours between guests leaving and the next guests arriving and so we

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