This new three star offering is located in one of Newcastle’s hippest postcodes and overlooks the water views at the quayside while remaining a 5 minute walk to the city centre. If that is not enough, it also represents great value for money with our usual Secret Hotel wallet friendly prices. Comfortable and convenient, this hotel provides guests with a 24 hour and friendly reception, a currency exchange service, banqueting facilities, a casual lobby bar, postal services, free lobby internet plus WiFi and parking on a pay per use basis. Safety deposit boxes, an ice machine, complimentary newspapers and a luggage room are also available at no charge.
In addition, this hotel offers business guests can make use of the well serviced business suite with meeting and conference rooms, audio visual equipment and copying services.
All the guestrooms boast air conditioning, daily housekeeping, flat screen LCD TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, a work desk with a lamp and internet connection. Toiletries, a hairdryer and an iron and ironing board may be supplied for an additional charge.
Our top picks in the local area
The BBC Newcastle Tour is a fun, interactive day out which gives your budding TV presenters and camera operators a glimpse behind this exclusive curtain. They can try their hand at news reading behind a news casters desk, present the weather forecast and generally see what happens behind the scenes of a busy TV studio.
Saltwell Park boasts 55 acres of ornamental, wild and manicured woodlands and gardens along with a dreamy boating lake, bowling green and amazing maze which is perfect to lose yourself in! Serious romantics will love to pack a picnic and find a shady spot to sit back and indulge in a spot of people watching and general lazing about.
Sedgedunum Roman Fort and Museum is the most excavated and well preserved fort along the magnificent Hadrian’s Wall. With a large and interactive museum, which tells you the interesting and bloody story about this monument to Roman strength, and a 35 metre high viewing platform, this os one attraction that is not just for history buffs but any serious culture vulture who wants to gain a well rounded perspective on the history of this city and its surrounding lands.
On Sundays, Armstrong Bridge in Jesmond brings together the best local artists and jewellers who produce some lovely works, designs and pieces. Commissions are usually also taken if you have something really individual in mind. There is also a more traditional market just down the road selling the usual market fare from gloves to gumboots!
For eating out
Olive and Bean is a fantastic relaxed deli style cafe that produces some mouth wateringly good cakes, sandwiches and light meals. Stylish and quirky, they produce some of the best homemade fare for miles around and with the addition of the deli counter, you can even take some home with you for after!
Liquid and Envy are two interconnected clubs located on New Bridge Street. While modern and funky inside, the clubs are housed in beautiful listed buildings. With the spacious open plan dance floors and balconies, these spaces feel free and easy and make for a great night out with friends. The dance floors are drink free thanks to the staff who enforce this policy meaning you don’t end up boogieing the night away in a sticky sea of broken glass, which is always a bonus for your Manolos.