The 105-room Crowne Plaza Hawkesbury Valley, formerly The Sebel Resort & Spa Hawkesbury Valley, is set amongst 8 hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, making it perfect for either a romantic getaway or as a venue for events of all kind, including conferences, weddings or corporate events.
Only 45 minutes' drive from Sydney, the hotel has 8 formal and 5 informal meeting rooms, as well as a heated indoor swimming pool, fitness centre, sauna, two tennis courts, croquet lawn, two adjacent golf courses and the only Villa Thalgo Day Spa in Australia.
Guests can leave the bustle behind and experience the grandeur and serenity of a luxurious country retreat, surrounded by nature, and end the day at some of the region's best dining venues, Gazebo Restaurant, Harvest Restaurant and Barracks Bar.
Also joining IHG is Kirkton Park Hunter Valley, previously The Sebel Kirkton Park Hunter Valley.
One of the Hunter Valley's most prestigious estates, Kirkton Park Hunter Valley is the ultimate place to escape, unwind and indulge. This boutique hotel is situated on 28 hectares of rolling countryside with spectacular mountain views, blending classic elegance and charm with contemporary style and sophistication.
Karin Sheppard, IHG's Chief Operating Officer, Australasia & Japan, said: "We are delighted to welcome these two stunning hotels to the growing IHG family. Just a short drive from Sydney, both properties offer world-class facilities and an oasis of calm sophistication, brought to life by IHG's world-famous True Hospitality."
She added: "For those who feel like venturing beyond the hotel, both offer an abundance of things to do nearby, whether it's soaring above the valley in a hot air balloon, visiting local markets and heritage-listed sites, taking a trip down the Hawkesbury River or discovering boutique wineries in the Hunter Wine Region. There really is something for everybody."
In addition to these new properties, IHG currently has 32 hotels operating under four brands across Australia and New Zealand: InterContinental, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn and Holiday Inn Express with a further 14 in the pipeline including Hotel Indigo.
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