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10 Best Hotels in Newcastle

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
4.5 out of 5
514 King Street, Newcastle West, NSW
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1.94 km from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (193 reviews)

"Central location, quick checkin. Decent feed and great atmosphere"…"

Reviewed on 14 Mar. 2020

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
Rydges Newcastle
4.5 out of 5
Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle, NSW
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AU$184
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
0.7 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,546 reviews)

"Reception and check in was a. Reese, room service was no hassle and my coffee in the bar was delicious"…"

Reviewed on 22 Mar. 2020

Rydges Newcastle
Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
4.5 out of 5
290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, NSW
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AU$118
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
8.13 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,381 reviews)

"Everything has been very good. Staff v r y helpful and friendly"…"

Reviewed on 9 Mar. 2020

Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
ibis Newcastle
3.5 out of 5
700 Hunter Street, Newcastle West, NSW
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AU$129
per night
12 Apr. - 13 Apr.
1.51 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,397 reviews)

"Good location, helpful staff and good breakfast. No complaints"…"

Reviewed on 5 Mar. 2020

ibis Newcastle
The Executive Inn
4.5 out of 5
10 Rugby Road, New Lambton, NSW
AU$119
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
6.18 km from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,445 reviews)

"We stay there at least once a year for family get togethers and it’s a resort style complex. West’s club next door is amazing with options to eat drink and party if you want!! I find the stay very relaxing"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar. 2020

The Executive Inn
NOAH'S On The Beach
4 out of 5
Cnr Shortland Esplanade and Zaara Street, Newcastle East, NSW
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AU$159
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
0.71 km from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (1,361 reviews)

"Perfect for a holiday on the beach , it couldn’t get any closer"…"

Reviewed on 30 Mar. 2020

NOAH'S On The Beach
Ibis Budget Newcastle
2.5 out of 5
3-5 Thomas Street, Wallsend, NSW
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
AU$80
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
10.97 km from city centre
3.6/5Good! (338 reviews)

"Check in staff were helpful and accomodating. A little traffic noise as the hotel is on an intersection. Comfortable bed."…"

Reviewed on 1 Feb. 2020

Ibis Budget Newcastle
Travelodge Hotel Newcastle
4 out of 5
Corner Of King And Steel Streets, Newcastle West, NSW
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AU$112
per night
1 May - 2 May
1.61 km from city centre
3.9/5Good! (1,650 reviews)

"Stayed here before a trail race. Great location, really comfy beds, had everything I needed for a restful night before running."…"

Reviewed on 17 Feb. 2020

Travelodge Hotel Newcastle
Jesmond Executive Villas
4 out of 5
189 Newcastle Road, Jesmond, NSW
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AU$94
per night
8 Apr. - 9 Apr.
8.67 km from city centre
4/5Very Good! (1,454 reviews)

"Late check in was so easy to obtain and no fuss at all. Apartment was very clean"…"

Reviewed on 23 Jan. 2020

Jesmond Executive Villas
The Gateway Inn
4.5 out of 5
26 William St, Mayfield, NSW
AU$119
per night
7 Apr. - 8 Apr.
5.25 km from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,258 reviews)

"Staff were extremely friendly and efficient. Excellent facilities nearby and plenty of parking."…"

Reviewed on 6 Mar. 2020

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Visiting Newcastle

Families will find kid-friendly activities in Newcastle, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks.

  • There are 146 hotels and other accommodations in Newcastle
  • The closest major airport is in Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) 14.8 from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Newcastle

Families come for attractions such as Merewether Ocean Baths, Hunter Region Botanic Gardens, and Oakvale Farm and Fauna World. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the seaside and these places to visit: Foreshore Park, King Edward Park, and Newcastle Ocean Baths. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Christ Church Cathedral and Newcastle Art Gallery.

In Newcastle, you'll find 146 hotels and other lodging accommodations so you'll have plenty of choices for your holiday retreat. Here you'll find top ones based on Expedia user reviews:

  • Chaucer Palms Boutique Bed & Breakfast - This 4.5-star bed & breakfast features free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Brezza Bella Bed & Breakfast - Our customers like the breakfast and beach locale at this B&B. With a stay at this 4.5-star bed & breakfast, guests can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi.

Getting Around Newcastle

With so many ways to get around, exploring Newcastle is easy. If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Civic Station, Newcastle Interchange Station, or Hamilton Station. You can find out about your water travel options at the port.

Dressing for Newcastle

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 81°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 60°F
  • From April to June, the average is 75°F during the day and 47°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 71°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 80°F as the daytime average and 53°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.30 inches of rain falls on Newcastle each year
  • January and February are usually the hottest months averaging 80°F, while July and August are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 47°F

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place for a stay in Newcastle?
Junction Hotel is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Reviews from our site also recommend Macquarie 4 star and Ducati’s Bed and Breakfast as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Newcastle, will I receive a refund?
Yes, the majority of hotel bookings are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the accommodation’s cancellation deadline, which is usually within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best deals available in Newcastle.
What's the best budget-friendly accommodation in Newcastle?
Based on reviews, Oriental Hotel is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other good options for your budget-friendly stay include Merewether Motel and Best Western Blackbutt Inn.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday to Newcastle?
Rydges Newcastle is a top 4.5-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options to stay with the children include Novotel Newcastle Beach and Mercure Newcastle Airport. Also, attractions such as Merewether Ocean Baths and Oakvale Farm and Fauna World are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to Newcastle?
Jesmond Executive Villas is a favourite 4-star apartment for couples, and features an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other good options for a romantic stay include NOAH’S On The Beach and Novotel Newcastle Beach.
What's the best pet-friendly accommodation option in Newcastle?
Tantarra Guest House is a top guesthouse for people travelling with their pets, and offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi for its human guests. Hamilton Heritage B&B is another option for you and your pet.
What's the best accommodation option to stay near the beach in Newcastle?
Junction Hotel is a top 4-star beach hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good choices to stay near the beach include The Grand Hotel Newcastle and Newcastle Beach YHA. Head to Newcastle Beach or Nobbys Head Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury accommodation option in Newcastle?
Chaucer Palms Boutique Bed & Breakfast is a 4.5-star B&B with private balconies and a terrace, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Travelodge Hotel Newcastle and Rydges Newcastle are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Newcastle?
The Lucky Hotel is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Maison de May Boutique Bed &breakfast and The Clarendon Hotel are other choices for a boutique stay.
What's the best hotel for a golf holiday in Newcastle?
Merewether Motel is a top 4.5-star property that has an adjacent golf course and features free WiFi. Visit Belmont Golf Course or Newcastle Golf Club to perfect your golf swing.
How is it staying in Newcastle?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Newcastle, and visitors give high marks for the bustling port. Tourists can also enjoy so much more including its parks. Top sights in the city include Lake Macquarie, Newcastle Beach and Nobbys Head Beach. In Newcastle, there are 226 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I see while I'm in Newcastle?
Favorite family attractions include Merewether Ocean Baths and Oakvale Farm and Fauna World. Notable city landmarks such as Newcastle Civic Theater and Hunter Wetlands Centre might be worth a visit. The city’s natural setting is picturesque, including the the sea and these places to visit: Lake Macquarie, Newcastle Beach and Nobbys Head Beach.

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