Situated in Rutherford on the doorstep of the renowned Hunter Valley wine country, our spacious, modern accommodation provides a convenient base for exploring all that this fascinating part of Australia has to offer. Whether you are craving an indulgent break or a family orientated holiday the kids will remember forever, you will have no trouble making your holiday dreams come true with the Best Western Hunter Gateway. The hotel provides 61 fully refurbished ground level rooms and free parking. All rooms have air-conditioning, TV and tea and coffee making facilities. Guests will also enjoy free Wi-Fi, dining at the onsite restaurant or relaxing by the outdoor pool. The hotel offers meeting and conferencing facilities, holding up to 150 people in the main conference space. Rooms for people with a disability are also available. West of historic Maitland, the hotel locates you close to the Maitland Gaol, Hunter Valley Gardens, Fort Scratchley and Australia's big Ugg boots at Mortel's Sheepskin Factory in Thornton. If wine is not your forte, you may choose to spend the day on the beach at Port Stephens, just over a one hour's drive away.