Grey Street Hotel
Situated inside a Grade II listed building, this wonderful boutique hotel offers suitably classy accommodation with high ceilings, elegant Georgian bedrooms and triple-glazed windows. Rooms come with free Wi-Fi, plasma TVs, DVD and CD players and beds worth spending time in. Its onsite restaurant, The Living Room, is rather good too.
2-12 Grey Street,
Tel: +44 191 230 6777.
Express by Holiday Inn
Slap bang in the middle of town, and with the Holiday Inn stamp of familiarity, this modern 3-star hotel features 130 comfortable bedrooms with flatscreen TVs, free Wi-Fi and tea and coffee making facilities. It underwent a beautifying refurbishment in 2015 and also has a fully licensed bar. Breakfast included.
Tel: +44 191 224 6850.
This stylish apartment hotel with colourful boutique-style furnishings is set within a handsome Victorian mansion. Handy options include cosy studios sleeping two and Maxima suites for four, both with ample kitchen facilities and lounge areas with HD TVs. Splurge on a spacious Penthouse Suite with mezzanine and fine city views.
Friar House, Clavering Place,
Tel: +44 191 261 2839.
Hotel du Vin
The former home of the Tyne Tees Steam Shipping Company has been converted into a 42-room property offering monsoon-style showers plasma TVs and breathtaking river views. It also has a very decent onsite bistro Bistro du Vin as well as the delightful Bubble Bar and an outstanding wine cellar.
Allan House, City Road,
Tel: +44 191 389 8628.
Jesmond Dene House
This indulgent boutique hotel occupies a striking 19th-century mansion, surrounded by leafy woodland. From the underfloor heating in the bathrooms to the exquisitely designed rooms, every last detail has been considered to retain the charm and atmosphere of a manor house. There are 40 rooms, all of them sleek, spacious and modern, plus an award-winning restaurant and expansive gardens.
Jesmond Dene Road,
Tel: +44 191 212 3000.
Hilton Newcastle Gateshead Hotel
The huge 254-room Hilton enjoys a superb riverside location 10 minutes from the city centre and close to the Baltic, the Sage Gateshead and the Millennium Bridge. Facilities at the hotel include a gym, swimming pool, spa and sauna, but the real draw is the stunning panoramic views of the quayside area. Excellent value off-season.
Tel: +44 191 490 9700.
The Copthorne Hotel Newcastle is situated on the cosmopolitan Quayside and affords spectacular views of the River Tyne and its famous bridges. This hotel offers 156 comfortable guest rooms and a restaurant offering panoramic views over the river. There is also a gym, swimming pool and a steam room.
The Close, Quayside,
Tel: +44 191 222 0333.
This modern skyscraper offers good rates for travellers in the thriving commercial district of Itaim Bibi with fabulous vistas towards Moema district from the corporate top floor rooms. The Staybridge is also conveniently incorporated into an open mall with a cinema, gym and restaurants, so there's no need to risk life and limb crossing busy surrounding roads to go out.
Tel: +44 191 238 7000.
Mercure Newcastle County Hotel
Located opposite Central Station, this attractive hotel makes the most of its listed, 19th-century features with 114 sympathetically restored rooms. There are also 18 premier executive rooms to choose from. The informal onsite restaurant is very good and guests are granted free access to the nearby Body Zone fitness centre.
Tel: +44 8713 769 029.