Monday 29 June 2009

Jazz in the Vines packages from Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley has released a range of weekend Jazz in the Vines packages for couples and groups planning to attend the highly anticipated annual festival, to be held on Saturday 31 October.

Now in its 17th year, the 2009 festival is held at Tyrrell’s Vineyard and boasts seven hours of live music. With a stellar line-up of artists including James Morrison, who is back by popular demand from last year; Watussi; the award winning Galapagos Duck; Australia’s Army Band, Dixie Jazz Band; and Ladies of Jazz, featuring Christine Anu, Grace Knight, Paulini and Monica Trapaga.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s Jazz in the Vines packages, which include two nights’ accommodation, breakfast in Redsalt daily and tickets and transfers to the festival start at $1,030.00 for two in a deluxe hotel room and $1,580.00 for four in a two bedroom villa. For larger groups, book a Jazz in the Vines package staying in one of Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s new three bedroom villas from $2,050.00 for six people.

Upgraded Jazz in the Vines packages incorporating Alfresco and VIP tickets to the event are also available across all accommodation options.
The new, fully contained three bedroom villas can sleep up to six people and feature two bathrooms, large living and dining area and a kitchen, no more than a couple of minute’s walk from Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley’s many dining and recreational facilities. In addition, all three-bedroom villas have two terraces, three large LCD TVs and all the modern technology to get you connected.

With the Brokenback Mountain ranges as a backdrop, the festival not only attracts some of the finest jazz, soul and funk musicians, it showcases the best of the Hunter Valley’s food and wine. While party goers are free to bring their own picnics, Crowne Plaza’s Redsalt restaurant, The Verandah Restuarant, Esca Restaurant and The Hunter Valley Cheese Company are just a few of the local restaurants offering gourmet meals and snacks. Six of the region’s most popular wineries, including Tyrrell’s and Bimbadgen, will have bottles on the day, while Peterson’s Champagne House will set up its own bubble’s bar, offering revellers a superb menu to match the entertainment experience.

Made up of four of Australia’s most well known female music artists, Ladies of Jazz promise to be a highlight for the day as they come together to pay homage to legendary greats, providing a show of music celebrating the many decades of jazz.

Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley is the perfect place for jazz lovers looking to kick on after the festival. The resort’s four restaurants and bars include Grapevine CafĂ©-Bar – overlooking the pool and open for cocktails, wine, food and a wide array of beers from around the world –and Vista Lounge, the hotel’s specialty whisky bar, which is open well into the night.

For the rest of the weekend, the award winning Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley, offers guests a range of recreational activities. Set amongst its own 18-hole golf course, the hotel features a huge outdoor pool, tennis and basketball courts, gym and Tea Tree Spa. Featuring a range of individual and group treatment rooms, including the VIP suite and Sanctuary Spa Suite, Tea Tree Spa provides visitors to the Hunter with a unique individual or group pampering experience.

For more information on the Jazz in the Vines accommodation packages or to make a booking, call 02 4991 0900. For more information on Jazz in the Vines, visit

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