Discerning travellers demand more from their accommodation, which is why a break in Newcastle-upon-Tyne is the perfect choice for those who know what they want from a short break. The city is packed with art, culture, fine dining restaurants and lively nightlife spots, and it's one of the North-East's premier shopping destinations. Book a room at one of Newcastle-upon-Tyne's five-star hotels and you can guarantee you'll have a relaxing break in this vibrant city.
Enjoy a Luxurious Break at Newcastle-Upon-Tyne's 5 Star Hotels
Newcastle-upon-Tyne's five-star hotels boast amenities such as free toiletries and in-room climate control - everything you need to make the most of your break in the city. Some have their own outdoor space and are surrounded by lush gardens where you can relax with a book (or a glass of wine) and enjoy some peace and quiet on your short break. One thing all Newcastle's five-star hotels have in common is that staff are happy to go above and beyond to provide an excellent service - many establishments offer assistance with booking tours and tickets, whether you’re planning a trip to the opera or a river cruise.
Out and About - What to See outside Newcastle City Centre
Although you'll find plenty of attractions to keep you busy in the city centre, there's more to the area than just Newcastle city centre itself. A trip to see the Angel of the North is a must on any Geordie break, and it's just a short bus journey from the city centre. This iconic statue is one of the largest statues of its kind, at an impressive 20 metres high. Heading out to Northumberland to visit parts of Hadrian's Wall and the Roman forts that remain here is also a must for history buffs, while Harry Potter fans might want to drive an hour north of the city to Alnwick. Alnwick Castle was used as a filming location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films and has also featured in films such as Robin Hood. After a long day of sightseeing, you can put your feet up and use the hotel's free WiFi to share your holiday pictures on social media.
Year-Round Events in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Newcastle-upon-Tyne has some amazing events taking place throughout the year, such as the ever-popular SummerTyne Americana Festival which takes place in Gateshead. Expect live music including blues, soul, country and gospel, and a great, family-friendly atmosphere. Families will love the travelling funfairs that can usually be found on the Town Moor in June and July, while there are regular mid-week and weekend racedays at Newcastle Racecourse. With free self-parking available at most hotels, it's easy to get to any event.
5 Star Hotels with World-Class Amenities
If it's luxury you're looking for, five-star hotels in Newcastle-upon-Tyne won't disappoint. Expect flat-screen TVs and climate control in your room, with free toiletries and high-speed WiFi too. Couples, families and groups of friends celebrating a special occasion will love the range of excellent accommodation on offer in Newcastle-upon-Tyne.