Tyne and Wear is an amazing place for a holiday. Whether you're looking for outdoor adventure, fascinating cultural or historic landmarks, vibrant big cities or a just a great night on the 'toon', this happening northern eastern county has lots to offer. If you appreciate home comforts, book a stay in an apartment hotel. You'll find several in the region - ideal for group or family holidays.
Top Tyne and Wear Attractions in Easy Reach of Apartment Hotels
Tyne and Wear is home to the major cities of Sunderland and Newcastle-upon-Tyne, as well as the large town of Gateshead, each packed full of fascinating tourist attractions. In Newcastle, for example, you'll find the old town, a fascinating mixture of modern and medieval buildings, including Newcastle Castle and Victoria Tunnel. Not to be outdone, Sunderland boasts its fair share of cultural and historic must-sees too, including Sunderland Museum and Winter Gardens. The National Glass Centre is a museum concerning (unsurprisingly!) all things glass-making, while in Mowbray Park you'll find a famous statue of a walrus, which supposedly inspired Lewis Carroll of Alice in Wonderland fame. Perhaps the most iconic landmark in the region is the 66ft tall Angel of the North statue, designed by Antony Gormley and located just outside of Gateshead.
Apartment Hotels in Newcastle and Sunderland
If you're travelling as a group or are a family that likes to stick together, you may consider a Tyne and Wear apartment hotel as an alternative to a traditional hotel or guesthouse. Apartment hotels typically offer additional amenities, including fully equipped kitchen areas and living rooms, which is great if you prefer to cook your own breakfast in the morning! You can also expect to find all the conveniences you'd have in a typical hotel, such as free WiFi and satellite TV. Apartment hotels are often located in quieter residential areas and give guests more space and privacy.
Tyne and Wear boasts a number of excellent apartment hotels, including the four-star Kensington House Aparthotel, the four-star Staybridge Suites and the four-star Premier Suites, all within easy reach of the city's top attractions. In Sunderland you'll find the four-star Hackett Property Serviced Apartments.