A large industrial city in the North-East of England, Newcastle is one of the most prominent cities in the UK in terms of profile. Over the years, it has also gained a reputation as one of the best places in the country to have a night out. Its famous nightlife attractions include thoroughfares such as the cheap and cheerful Bigg Market, the more select Quayside area, and the Diamond Strip, made famous by the TV show “Geordie Shore”. With plentiful drinking establishments and notable clubs such as Digital and Tiger Tiger, you can be sure that whether you’re in Newcastle for a long time or a short time, you’ll always have a good time. Below, we take you through the city’s best hotels for revelers; check out the top hotels near nightlife in Newcastle.
Right in Newcastle’s city center, Jurys Inn offers guests wonderful accessibility, as it’s just 550 yards (500 meters) away from the train station, and near excellent nightclubs such as Popworld and The Globe. While not precisely a boutique hotel, Jurys does ensure the best in comfort and relaxation, with spacious rooms, large beds, and flat-screen TVs. A contemporary restaurant on site serves a range of international cuisines, while you can also sample their range of bar snacks before or after an evening in the town.
Jurys Inn Newcastle
Address: Scotswood Road
Price: from 37 USD
Designated smoking area 24-hour front desk Packed lunches Heating Contactless check-in/check-out Delivered food is securely covered Food can be delivered to guest accommodation Shared lounge/TV area
A splendid view over the River Tyne is in store for anyone who books into this charming and affordable hotel close to the Quayside area. With a range of excellent pubs in the area, you won’t even need to hail a taxi to be close to the upmarket hostelries in this part of Newcastle - although you might appreciate one on the way back! Each room offers satellite TV and a hair-dryer, and the private bathrooms are roomy, perfect for primping in advance of a big night out.
Jurys Inn Newcastle Quayside
Address: South Shore Road, Gateshead Quays
Price: from 37 USD
All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Facilities for disabled guests Family rooms Room service Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas WiFi available in all areas VIP room facilities First aid kit available
With luxury inside and a stunning view of Newcastle’s city center when you look out your window, this hotel is a perfect location for people spending a few days in the city. Close to all of the shopping you could possibly wish for, the hotel is also within a 10-minute walk of the O2 Arena, Newcastle’s premier concert venue. You’re also within easy reach of the Quayside area of the city. In the rooms themselves, everything you could wish for is laid on from satellite TV to high-speed WiFi, and if you just want a few quiet drinks, the bar in the hotel is an ideal option.
The stylish, modern edifice of the Maldron Hotel encloses an interior that’s ideal for day-trippers and longer-term guests alike. Located in the city center, just off Eldon Square, the hotel is close to a number of pubs and restaurants, and full continental, English and Irish breakfasts are available every day. Popular nearby hostelries include the Alchemist on Eldon Square, and - considering the city center location - rooms are surprisingly affordable.
Maldron Hotel Newcastle
Address: Newgate Street
Price: from 72 USD
Non-smoking rooms Breakfast in the room Cashless payment available Kid-friendly buffet First aid kit available CCTV in common areas Meeting/banquet facilities Delivered food is securely covered
In a city with plenty of chain hotels, those in search of something a little more unique may well enjoy the Indigo - a boutique hotel with individually-decorated rooms and an on-site restaurant curated by famous chef Marco Pierre White. Nearby, you’ll find plenty of clubs as funky as the hotel itself, with Bonbar and the Cosmic Ballroom right on the doorstep. Each stylishly-decorated room has a complimentary minibar as well as an ensuite bathroom with a rain-effect shower.
Hotel Indigo Newcastle
Address: Fenkle Street
Price: from 87 USD
Delivered food is securely covered Lift Shoeshine Facilities for disabled guests All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Laundry Cashless payment available
As the Hilton name is a reliable marker of quality, it will come as no surprise that the Newcastle Gateshead property is in very much the same vein. Excellent views from the hotel include the iconic Tyne Bridge, while the rooms themselves offer comfort and luxury in the form of granite ensuite bathrooms, and even access to video games. The hotel is also a short, picturesque walk from the Tup Tup Palace, one of the city’s most prestigious clubs, and frequently voted one of the best in Britain.
Holidaymakers who book into Sleeperz hotel can be confident that their every need will be taken into account, and will enjoy the little touches such as under-floor heating and steam-free mirrors in the bathroom. Centrally-located, you’ll find you’re within easy walking distance of the most popular bars and clubs in the city, and you’re right next door to the Tokyo rooftop cocktail bar - an enthralling night out in the summer. The on-site restaurant offers full continental and English breakfasts, and from your room, you can call any UK landline for free.
The Malmaison is a perfect hotel for those who want to feel like a VIP. Plush, modern furnishings line the floors and walls of this boutique-style accommodation, and views over the Tyne include some spectacular vistas that feature the Millennium Bridge. The hotel is located directly on the Quayside, among the more upmarket bars, clubs, and restaurants, and you can get ready for your night out in style thanks to individualized rooms with mood lighting, and ensuites with power showers as standard.
The Sandman hotel is a short walk away from Newcastle’s legendary Bigg Market - home to Liquid, Filthy’s and any number of other Newcastle institutions. You’ll find a sports bar on site, but if you want to take in some real sports, it’s worth bearing in mind that this hotel is next door to St James’ Park - home to one of the country’s best-known football clubs, Newcastle United. With attentive staff, free WiFi, and a fitness center on site, this is a hotel you’ll be happy to spend a night in.
Sandman Signature Hotel Newcastle
Price: from 72 USD
Lift Luggage storage Daily housekeeping Room service Restaurant Physical distancing in dining areas Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Laundry
Visitors who really want to spoil themselves should keep the Grey Street Hotel at the forefront of their minds - aside from the opulent rooms which are full of character, the hotel also offers luxury linens and access to an on-site health and beauty center. Those on working trips will be delighted by the presence of free WiFi throughout and laptop safes in each room. If you’re into modern dance music, check out Bijoux on nearby Mosley Street; those of a more retro frame of mind will enjoy Flares, which is just next door.
Looking fine on the banks of the Tyne: See Newcastle in style!
Newcastle’s commitment to good times and exciting nights is no secret to anyone who has spent time in the UK, but what might surprise a lot of people is just how excellent its hotels are. Whether you want comfortable functionality, or something more spectacular, there are options to suit all preferences and pockets. Check into one of the above hotels, and you can be sure you’ll have the time of your life on Tyneside.
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