Somewhere Unique, Hunter Valley blog

Somewhere Unique Blog

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

Introducing the New Owners!

29 September 2021|

After almost seven years as the owners and operators of ‘Somewhere Unique’, Murray and I are now moving on to a new future. Our time at ‘Somewhere Unique’ has been a privileged experience and we

Ready to Welcome You Again!

26 August 2021|

Despite a winter of discontent, at ‘Somewhere Unique’ we have busily been preparing for the eventual exciting return of our guests! Having been forced to close throughout the Covid-19 lockdown in the Hunter Valley, we

Locking Down our Purpose

11 July 2021|

Managing a small business involves total dedication. Such commitment can bring about many feelings and emotions – joy, satisfaction, excitement, confidence, and even bewilderment – but the one constant is that operating a small business

Hunter Massage Co.

24 June 2021|

At “Somewhere Unique’ we aspire towards the highest levels of service and professionalism to ensure the experience of our guests is consistently beyond all expectations. We also expect the same commitment from our suppliers, so

Top 10% of Hotels Worldwide, Again!

19 May 2021|

At ‘Somewhere Unique’, we are proud and very grateful to have been awarded a 2021 Travellers' Choice Award by TripAdvisor. This award recognises that ‘Somewhere Unique’ is rated among the top 10% of hotels worldwide.

Nice Package!

21 April 2021|

Our goal at ‘Somewhere Unique’ is to cater to all our guests’ circumstances and wants to ensure a truly memorable, luxurious, and romantic getaway. Located only 2 kilometres from the Wollombi village, many couples choose

Books, Bikes, and Bird Watching

22 March 2021|

Both of the retreats at ‘Somewhere Unique’ are designed as a complete getaway. Surrounded by native bushland and birdsong, these private cabins offer an opportunity for busy couples to unwind, reset, and refresh. Consequently, most

Introducing Incy Wincy Cyder

26 February 2021|

At ‘Somewhere Unique’, we believe it is important when living and working in a small community to purchase locally. We are always keen to support local suppliers not only to encourage local small businesses but

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

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