Newcastle hotels cover all styles and price ranges, yet each offers a convivial Irish welcome that bed and breakfasts , guest houses and self-catering properties that offer splendid views of the beach, Mourne Mountains, the Royal County Down Golf course or the surrounding countryside.
You need never be too far away from the amenities of Newcastle: many hotels and places to stay lie within easy walking distance from the seafront and town centre, so you can immerse yourself in Newcastle’s shops, cafes, swimming pools and other attractions whenever you wish.
Hotels near Belfast Airports
Newcastle is served by Belfast City Airport, around 35 miles to the northeast, and Belfast International Airport, roughly 40 miles away.
Whether you’re looking for hotels or bed and breakfasts near either airport, there’s a good variety right on call. Choose a family-run guesthouse, modern hotel chain, 4-star country house or budget-friendly pub — they’re all great stopovers on your way to or from Newcastle.
Newcastle hotels for relaxing, dining out and nightlife
The town of Newcastle boasts plenty of hotels, guest lodges, self-catering properties and rental cottages to fit your needs, tastes and pocket. Fancy staying in the heart of town? Then, consider the handful of plush 4 star traditional hotels in the centre of town or the bed & breakfasts on the town’s edges and along the surrounding coastal routes, such as Kilkeel Road.
All are a leisurely walk from Newcastle’s attractions, including the Royal County Down Golf Course if you’re here to play golf or enjoy a golf tournament. Just stroll into the town or relax on the beach whenever you wish, and later, stretch out the evening at any of Newcastle’s inns, wine bars or pubs, enjoying one of their regular quizzes, traditional Irish music events or other music nights.
Newcastle hotels for exploring and sports
Staying in Newcastle means that beaches, nature and mountains are all within easy reach. If you’re here to play golf or to attend a golf tournament such as the Irish Open, seek out one of the upscale resort hotels, spa hotels or country cottages handy for the Royal County Down course. Or, for enjoying the Mourne Mountains, book at any of the country hotels, b&bs or self-catering cottages just outside the town.
It’s not just the views you’ll enjoy from your hotel: you can follow a hiking track through the Mourne peaks, hit the beaches around Dundrum Bay or trace the trails of Tollymore Forest Park or Murlough Nature Reserve.
Business hotels in Newcastle
Visiting Newcastle for work? You’ll find several suitable hotels in and near town, including excellent conference hotels and banqueting hotels ideal for events and meetings. Or, if your business is more informal, you’ll find some smaller hotels with lounge bars perfect for casual meetings, plus welcoming bed and breakfasts for overnight stays.