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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, linens
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Blackout curtains, free WiFi, linens
Blackout curtains, free WiFi, linens

Guest reviews

3.7 out of 5 Good
237 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.8/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Breakfast Available
24/7 Front Desk


Explore the area

Popular LocationNewcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal4 min walk
Popular LocationBigg Market7 min walk
Popular LocationNorthumbria University7 min walk
AirportNewcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.)14 min drive

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  • 6 Bed Suite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 6
    • 3 Single Bunk Beds
    More details6 Bed Suite
  • Bed in Male Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsBed in Male Dorm
  • Premium Suite for 14 People

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 14
    • 7 Single Bunk Beds
    More detailsPremium Suite for 14 People
  • 2 Bed Private Room Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Bed in Female Dorm

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
    More detailsBed in Female Dorm
  • Double Bed Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • 4 Bed Private Room Ensuite

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 2 Single Bunk Beds
    More details4 Bed Private Room Ensuite

About this area


Located in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, YHA Newcastle Central is in the city centre and near a metro station. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and Chinatown are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Castle Keep and Tyne Bridge. Looking to enjoy an event or a match? See what's going on at St. James' Park or Kingston Park Stadium.

Visit our Newcastle-upon-Tyne travel guide
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal - 4 min walk
  • Bigg Market - 7 min walk
  • Northumbria University - 7 min walk
  • Eldon Square Shopping Centre - 8 min walk
  • Castle Keep - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • South Gosforth Station - 5 min drive
  • Manors Station - 6 min walk
  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 14 min drive


  • Dabbawal - 3 min walk
  • Pani's Cafe - 3 min walk
  • Don Vito's - 3 min walk
  • Paradiso - 3 min walk
  • Osaka - 4 min walk

About this property

YHA Newcastle Central

4-star hostel, walk to Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and a coffee shop/café are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and a TV in a common area. All 53 rooms offer free WiFi, Netflix and Smart TVs with digital channels.
YHA Newcastle Central offers 53 forms of accommodation with blackout curtains. 34-inch Smart televisions come with digital channels and Netflix.

Bathrooms include a shower. This Newcastle-upon-Tyne hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Discounted parking nearby

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee weekends 7:30 AM–11:00 AM: GBP 4.99-4.99 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in reception

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Linens


  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shower


  • 34-inch smart TV
  • Digital channels
  • Netflix



Check-in between 5 PM and 10 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.
Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 4.99 and GBP 4.99 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitEngland, the National Tourist Board for England.

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at YHA Newcastle Central and receive a full refund?
Yes, YHA Newcastle Central offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to YHA Newcastle Central cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at YHA Newcastle Central?
As of 15 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YHA Newcastle Central on 16 Aug 2020 start from £29, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is YHA Newcastle Central pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hostel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at YHA Newcastle Central?
Check-in is from 5 PM to 10 PM.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10:00 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Eldon Square Shopping Centre, Castle Keep and Chinatown. St. James' Park and Tyne Bridge are also within 15 minutes. Manors Station is 6 minutes by foot and Newcastle Central Station is 11 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for YHA Newcastle Central

237 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Mediocre
1 - Poor
Service and Staff
Property condition
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Staff really helpful and informative, a great room at a great price.

Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2020
5.0 out of 5 Excellent
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

Mint place, everything you want from a hostel and more

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020
1.0 out of 5 Terrible
  • Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Avoid at all costs

Avoid this place at all costs, the way this place treats people is absolutely disgusting. I had to walk the streets all night in the freezing cold because someone else in my dorm smoked in the room. I told him.nunerous times not to do it yet 'i allowed it'. What do you expect me to do remove the cigarette from his mouth and get into a fist fight. I was just giving someone advice on somewhere to stay. The person even admitted to person on desk it wasn't me and I wasn't smoking. I only popped outside for a cigarette and someone asked me if there was anywhere cheap to stay so I recommended it as it seemed pretty cheap. I told the person numerous times not to smoke in the dorm yet apparently 'i allowed it'. I even told the guy on reception he was making me nervous. They threw me on the street and I had to walk the streets all night in a storm. I feel I'll today.

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
3.0 out of 5 Okay
  • Liked: Staff & service
  • Disliked: Cleanliness

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020
4.0 out of 5 Good
  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great value for money

Pros: Stayed in a separate room which really felt more like a hotel than a hostel room. Room was spacious with a TV and great heating (winter). Comfy bed. Nice service. The location was quite close to centre. Own bathroom was nice although not the biggest. Cons: The hostel surroundings are a bit ”sketchy” or ”urban”.

Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019