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Our list of the Best Hotels in Newcastle Upon Tyne

Often proclaimed by many as their favourite northern English city, the once industrial Newcastle has now become a vibrant centre of culture and entertainment. With an abundance of fashionable bars and restaurants, alongside dazzling riverside views, this surprisingly elegant city offers plenty of attractions and activities for any type of visitor. Whether you’re planning a relaxing staycation with your partner and family or hitting the nightclubs until 4am in the morning, ensuring you stay in the right hotel to reflect your needs could be the make or break of your trip. Clearly, as a family, you don’t want to accidentally stay in a rowdy hotel with youngsters returning from the club in the early hours. In contrast, for you young adults, you want somewhere more affordable yet still comfortable for after those drunken nights out! So, to help you pick the right hotel, here’s our list of the 10 best hotels in Newcastle for each visitor type (star ratings based on AA evaluation). 

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The Vermont Hotel (4.0 stars)- especially for the new romantics

A regular tourist favourite, particularly for passionate couples, the divine Vermont Hotel is adjacent to the royalty acclaimed Newcastle Castle. With spectacular views overlooking the River Tyne, Millennium Bridge and Newcastle Cathedral, staying in this hotel provides the ultimate romantic Newcastle experience. A leisurely 5-minute walk will bring you right into the epicentre of the vibrant city centre, full of cultural attractions, cosy bars and cafes; perfect for a dreamy wonder with a beloved. 

Each room offers an impressive list of features for both of you to share, including a TV, mini-bar and complimentary tea and coffee facilities. Vermont’s Maven Restaurant also possesses sensational views of the Tyne Bridge, while the marvellous Redwood Bar has a relaxing fireplace and sofas. 

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Hilton Newcastle Gateshead (4.0 stars)- especially for the business travellers

A staple of prestige and status across the globe. Situated less than a mile from the city centre and just 8 miles from the airport, the Hilton offers an impeccable executive experience, particularly for those on work and business trips.  

Overlooking the River Tyne and the Quayside, the Hilton boasts a bar, lounge, and restaurant, showcasing breathtaking views of the Tyne Bridge and river, coupled with exquisite modern international cuisine.

Its business centre contains comfortable meeting rooms capable of catering for 500 people. For before or after a work meeting, this hotel also offers its guests an opportunity for relaxation in its swimming pool, gym, or spa.

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Malmaison Hotel (4.0 stars) – especially for the lovers of sophisticated luxury

You can’t mention the best hotels in Newcastle without including the Malmaison. Would you like to be enchanted by breathtaking views whilst enjoying the comfort of a truly boutique hotel? 

For those with a more refined taste, the superb 4-star Malmaison offers it all. Decorated in impressive deep purples and plush velvets, this hotel is situated on the banks of the River Tyne, right at the heart of Newcastle’s trendy Quayside. Each room includes a satellite flat-screen Freeview TV, mood lighting and a private bathroom that comes with a power shower and sumptuous toiletries.

If all of that wasn’t enough, the Malimaison’s brasserie contains a menu presenting fine wines, marvellous cocktails and gourmet dishes made with fresh and local ingredients.

Delicious foods and drinks aside, this hotel is also a must for those of you who like to relax or exercise whilst on your holidays, as it has a luxurious spa and gym. 

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Jurys Inn Quayside (4.0 stars)- especially for the friendship nightclub groups

Being located less than a mile from the bustling Newcastle Quayside area, the Jurys Inn is a fantastic choice for those who want to be at the heart of Newcastle’s hospitality sector. 

A flat-screen TV and even a work desk are included in each room, just in case your boss needs something completed urgently mid-trip!

Additionally, your group won’t even need to think about breakfast, as the pre-packed option contains breakfast delivered straight to your room. Seems like the perfect solution for the mornings after those late and drunken nights out!

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Jurys Inn Newcastle Quayside

Crowne Plaza (4.0 stars)- especially for families but also business people and parties

Looking for a place to stay that caters for the needs of children? The Crowne Plaza Hotel contains 251 bedrooms, and among them, family designed suites. The rooms are spacious enough so that parents and children can find their own corner to relax, watch TV and play games. There’s also air conditioning, a mini-bar and, for the over precautiousparents, a safety deposit box.

The on-site restaurant, Hawthorns, offers brasserie-style Northern delicacy that is all fresh and locally sourced. What’s more, The Gin Bar specialises in an array of luscious gin-based cocktails. 

To top it all off, the hotel offers nine state-of-the-art conference and banqueting rooms. 

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Crowne Plaza Hotel Newcastle

Melia’s INNSiDE Newcastle (4.0 stars)- especially for those desiring that artistic city picture

If embracing Newcastle’s spectacular sights of the Tyne River and Millennium Bridge is your utmost priority, the INNSiDE Newcastle is the perfect hotel for you. Their gorgeous open living lounge combined with a sizable outdoor terrace provides stunning daytime and sunset views of Newcastle.

The hotel’s central Quayside location is a superb choice for those looking to be at the heart of Newcastle’s cultural and entertainment district. The famous Eldon Square and all of Newcastle’s transport hubs are within a mere few minutes walking distance. 

The INNSiDE is equally exceptional for business and conference hosting, offering five multifunctional spaces with a quirky design intended to help you creatively solve all of your working problems. 

To complete your experience, the state-of-the-art 24-hour fitness room provides fantastic utility for those wanting to maintain their fitness levels whilst away. 

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Innside by Melia Newcastle

Maldron Hotel Newcastle (4.0 stars)- especially for those wanting the complete package

The Maldron is an absolute must in this list. This brand new swanky 4-star hotel radiates style and flair. Right in the middle between the Gate and The Bigg Market, it’s perfect for a night out in the town. Also located close to the Monument, Grey Street, the Tyne Bridge, St. James’ Park, Newcastle Cathedral, and a plethora more of Newcastle’s famed attractions, it’s no wonder this hotel won the ‘New Tourism Business Award’ of 2020. 

Offering all types of room sizes (from double all the way through to executive), each one is supplied with a flat-screen TV fitted with Chromecasts, in addition to access to ultra-fast wifi. 

The hotel’s Grain and Grill Restaurant provides an all-encompassing menu including vegetarian, gluten, nut and dairy-free options.

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Maldron Hotel Newcastle

Sandman Signature Newcastle Hotel (4.0 stars)- especially for the modern historians

For those seeking a modern hotel experience with a historical twist, the Sandman Signature is undoubtedly the best-suited hotel in Newcastle for you. Situated right in the city centre,once the famous Scottish & Newcastle Brewery, creator of the Newcastle Brown Ale, it is surrounded by Newcastle’s leading attractions, including the vibrant Quayside and the wonderful St. James’ Park.

The hotel’s location is particularly beneficial to those looking for easy access to the train station, allowing you to escape the bustling city centre to the idyllic Northumberland countryside in just 20 minutes!

The Sandman’s ‘signature’ selling point certainly stems from its all-inclusive facilities, covering complimentary WIFI, a fully-equipped fitness centre, an onsite restaurant and even a Sports bar!

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Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle

Grey Street Hotel (4.0 stars)- especially for the cosy lovers

The GreyStreet offers a bespoke contemporary experience that oozes class infused with romance. Its various packages are designed for you to leave Newcastle feeling really special. There is, for example, the ‘Prosecco Package’, designed for those wanting to embrace their sophisticated side. It provides guests with a bottle of Prosecco upon arrival, making visitors enjoy a luxurious vibe straight away. 

Another popular deal is the ‘Romance Package’. It gives you and your cherished one an exceptionally romantic and dreamy experience by offering you rose petals, chocolates and a bottle of Prosecco, all perfectly laid out in your room before arrival.

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Grey Street Hotel Newcastle

easyHotel (2.5 stars)- especially for those more on a budget

The best hotels in Newcastle list just wouldn’t be complete without mentioning a cheaper alternative. Located in Proctor House, just 8 minutes away from Newcastle Central station, the easyHotel provides a more affordable yet perfectly comfortable and pleasant hotel experience. 

The affordability factor certainly doesn’t rob you of the whole Newcastle experience, though. Situated right in the city centre, all around this hotel you’re guaranteed a spectacular array of tourist attractions and marvellous places to eat, drink and party all night long!

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easy Hotel Newcastle

So there you have it, our list of some of the best hotels in Newcastle. Book up and enjoy a date night without the stress of going home or enjoy your visit to our city in your pick of the best hotels in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Check out whats on in Newcastle and visit our Latest News section.


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