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Four-Star Hotel Accommodation in historic Morpeth

The Bronte is the perfect getaway retreat, whether you're wanting a romantic weekend or mid-week break.

Welcome to The Bronte, where tradition meets modern luxury in the heart of Morpeth village.

Nestled beneath the jacaranda boughs on the main street, our historic hotel invites you to immerse yourself in the essence of village life. The Bronte is more than a place to stay; it's a gateway to the genuine warmth and hospitality of Morpeth.

Whether you're seeking a brief escape, planning a romantic weekend, celebrating with friends, or attending to business matters, The Bronte is your haven.

Our commitment to excellence has earned us numerous industry awards, solidifying our reputation as the premier accommodation in Morpeth and the greater Maitland area.

Conveniently located just two hours from Sydney, a short 10-minute drive from Maitland, and within 40 minutes of Port Stephens, The Hunter Valley, Pokolbin wine country, and Newcastle, The Bronte serves as your perfect base for exploration.

Join us at The Bronte, where every moment is an opportunity to create lasting memories and embrace the true spirit of Morpeth.

Guest Services

  • Group bookings - Live luxuriously with the entire house to yourself for weddings and special family and friend's gatherings.
  • Retreat Packages - Whether it's a workplace, wellness or learning retreat contact us for special corporate, daily, weekly or whole house rates.
  • Indulge Packages - Indulge in celebration for a honeymoon or wedding anniversary or just because you can.
  • Vouchers - a gift that connects with traditional luxury and culture.

Our Story

When the deeds for Lot 1 Swan Street Morpeth became ours in 2014, we felt bestowed with not only a beautiful building, but an architectural, cultural and historic responsibility.

Built in 1822 for the honourable Mr Caleb Soul of Soul Paterson Pharmacy fame, this fabulous residence was named after Admiral Nelson the Earl of Bronte.

We refurbished the house to reflect the opulence of the pioneers who first inhabited it. We added an eclectic fusion of Victorian and Asian antiques. Each room is individually styled with unique pieces that reflect our passion for design and artisanship. Spaces created for modern travellers to enjoy rest, culture and cuisine.


Step out our front door into the history of main street Morpeth. Imagine the village as a bustling port with its historic wharf, hitching posts, cobblestones and boutique shops in 19th century buildings, including the bakehouse where the Arnott's family biscuit dynasty began. Add modern café's, restaurants, artisans and art galleries, that blend history with the present day.

Morpeth Village is in the heart of the Hunter Region and a short drive to Newcastle or Hunter Valley Wine country (35 mins), Port Stephens including Nelson Bay (45 mins) and Maitland (10 mins).

With easy access to the M1 and two hours drive from Sydney, we welcome you at The Bronte for any occasion.


Stay at The Bronte and explore historic Morpeth and The Hunter Valley
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