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Top tips for finding Newcastle hotel deals
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel in Newcastle, you should consider visiting during the low season. You'll find cheaper accommodations in Newcastle in June and May.
Hotel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll most likely find the best hotel deals in Newcastle if you stay on a Sunday. The opposite is true for, Friday, which is usually the most expensive day.
Book at least 8 days before your stay begins to get the best price for your Newcastle accommodation.
The cheapest 3-star hotel room in Newcastle found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $68, while the most expensive was $465.
How long should you stay? KAYAK users usually book their accommodation in Newcastle for 5 days.
If you are interested in culture and architecture, consider a hotel close to the Newcastle Civic Park. The Clarendon Hotel is only a 1-minute walk away from the Civic Theatre, Newcastle’s premium centre of performing arts. The Newcastle Museum, Art Gallery and War Museum are also all within a 5-minute walk, putting you in the middle of Newcastle’s cultural hub.
At the bottom of Shepherds Hill is Newcastle’s best kept secret – the Bogey Hole. Also known as the Commandant’s Baths, this local swimming place is a heritage-listed sea bath built in the 1800s. Just outside the major city, Shepard’s hill is a spot of peace and quiet, just at the end of Newcastle Beach. The Novotel Newcastle Beach will have you across the road from the beach and a pleasant 15-minute walk from Shepard’s Hill.
If you’re here to enjoy some adventure tourism, then consider staying in Fern Bay close to the Worimi National Park. The Newcastle Links Motel is 10 minutes away from the entry to Stockton Beach. Further along the beach are the Worimi Conservation Lands that offer you the chance to 4WD over 19 km of sand dunes. Just make sure you contact the Worimi Conservation Lands for your permit first.
For those who prefer the lakeside to the seaside, there are some beautiful places to stay along Lake Macquarie such as the Overnight Reflections. Right up against the lake, this B&B has its own dock to help you make the most of the water.
But if you are here to relax on the beach or swim in the ocean, then you may want to look for somewhere close to the beach. The Quality Hotel Noah’s On The Beach is right on the esplanade of Newcastle Beach, and only a 10-minute walk away from the picturesque Nobbys Beach and Lighthouse.
FAQs when booking a hotel in Newcastle
Which hotels in Newcastle have a pool?
If you’re tired of salt and sand but still want to swim, the Tantarra Guest House has a good pool area. For something more upmarket, the Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel has a pool with a view. This 4.5-star accommodation backs onto Australian bushland, making you feel like you’re in the outback while still in the city.
Which hotels in Newcastle are great for those on a budget?
If you’re looking for value for money, the Backpackers Newcastle and Mayfield Motel offer great deals all year round. With both accommodations being close to public transport, you will also have an easy and affordable way to explore the city.
Which hotels in Newcastle are close to the city centre?
If you want to be as close as you can be to everything Newcastle has to offer, consider a spot in the city centre such as the Ibis Newcastle or the CBD Hotel. These hotels are both conveniently close to shopping and eateries, whether you are here for business or pleasure.
Which hotels in Newcastle are good to stay in during Surfest?
Surfers from around the world flock to Newcastle’s Surfest during February and March’s end-of-summer rush. Located on Merewether Beach, the event happens over the hill from the main tourist beaches. The Burwood Inn will keep you close to the action, located only 15 minutes from the beach.
Which hotels in Newcastle are close to the Hunter Wetlands National Park?
For those who enjoy birdwatching, the Hunter Wetlands National Park has walks along the river and Fullerton Cove. The Gateway Inn and The Citigate Motel are both located in the north of the city beside the University of Newcastle, and only a 10-minute drive across the river to the wetlands on Kooragang Island.
The average price of a double room in Newcastle is $293, but it varies considerably depending on location, facilities, and seasonality. In the last 3 days, KAYAK users have found double rooms for as cheap as $279.
How do I find a hotel in central Newcastle?
After you launch a hotel search on KAYAK, you can refine your research by neighbourhood, which allows you to pick the central Newcastle districts. You can also do a search using the city map to choose a specific location, like Newcastle city centre
How can I find hotels near me?
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