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4.4/5 Excellent
963 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Restaurant
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationNewcastle Civic Theater3 min walk
Popular LocationNewcastle Civic Park7 min walk
Popular LocationNewcastle Beach3 min drive
AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)32 min drive

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  • King Cityside Suite

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Cityside Suite
  • King Harbourside Suite

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Harbourside Suite
  • King Spa Harbourside Balcony Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Spa Harbourside Balcony Suite
  • King Accessible Suite

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Accessible Suite
  • Twin Harbourside Suite

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 35 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsTwin Harbourside Suite
  • King Harbourside Balcony Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Harbourside Balcony Suite
  • King Spa Harbourside Suite

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 37 sq m
    • Harbor view
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsKing Spa Harbourside Suite

About this area

Newcastle

Located in Newcastle, Rydges Newcastle is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Shoppers can check out Charlestown Square, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Newcastle Beach and Lake Macquarie. Merewether Ocean Baths and Hunter Region Botanic Gardens are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Newcastle Civic Theater - 3 min walk
  • Newcastle Civic Park - 7 min walk
  • Newcastle Beach - 3 min drive
  • Fort Scratchley - 3 min drive
  • Newcastle Ocean Baths - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Civic Station - 4 min walk
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant — 1 min walk

About this property

Rydges Newcastle

4.5-star luxury hotel near Newcastle Beach
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, 24-hour room service and a business centre. All 175 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers, plus complimentary wireless Internet access and plasma TVs with digital channels. 24-hour room service, minibars and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Rydges Newcastle offers 175 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. 43-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Newcastle hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and microwaves can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 6 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 12 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • 1 meeting room
  • Business centre

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch plasma TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 per cent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitiser
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel
Rydges Newcastle formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel
Newcastle Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel Newcastle
Rydges formerly Crowne Hotel
Rydges Newcastle formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Rydges Newcastle and receive a full refund?
Yes, Rydges Newcastle offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Rydges Newcastle cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hotel?
Rydges Newcastle doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Rydges Newcastle?
Check-in is from 2 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at this property?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Newcastle, this luxury hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Newcastle Civic Theater and Newcastle Beach. Foreshore Footpath and Newcastle Local Court are also within 5 minutes. Civic Station is only a 4-minute walk and Newcastle Interchange Station is 20 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Rydges Newcastle

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
534
4 - Good
322
3 - Okay
72
2 - Mediocre
29
1 - Poor
6
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.3
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service

    Great location and clean room. Mini bar and food items in the room were dated and should be replaced.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    It was a great location right on the Newcastle waterfront.

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

    Super clean room, excellent location, friendly and helpful staff.

    Stayed 1 night in Jun 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
    • Disliked: Property conditions & facilities

    Really needs an a facelift, rooms are old, furniture is old, bathrooms and shower all need updating. Shower pressure was terrible and the water temp kept changing. Hard to open windows.

    Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2020