Hotels in Newcastle, Australia

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Things to do in Newcastle

Newcastle Showground
Newcastle International Hockey Centre
Nobbys Head Beach

Are there hotels available near Newcastle Showground?

momondo users have recommended 12 hotels to users looking to stay near Newcastle Showground. Hotels in this area have an average price of $118 per night. These prices may change based on several factors, such as time of year. Hotels near Newcastle Showground are typically 9% more expensive than the average hotel in Newcastle, which is $107.

Hotels near Newcastle Showground
Newcastle Hotel
Best value
Newcastle Hotel
7.6
$70
Hamilton Executive Apartments
No. 1 most popular
Hamilton Executive Apartments
8.0
$158
Alloggio Tudor Hamilton
No. 2 most popular
Alloggio Tudor Hamilton
8.1
$71
Boulevard on Beaumont
No. 3 most popular
Boulevard on Beaumont
7.4
$124
Hamilton on Beaumont
No. 4 most popular
Hamilton on Beaumont
8.4
$121
Sunnyside Tavern
No. 5 most popular
Sunnyside Tavern
10.0
$89
Studios On Beaumont
Studios On Beaumont
8.1
$87
Hamilton on Everton
Hamilton on Everton
8.9
$143
The Premier Hotel
The Premier Hotel
7.4
$79
Hamilton Heritage B&b
Hamilton Heritage B&b
9.5
$118
Nouveau On Young
Nouveau On Young
8.3
$168
Chaucer Palms Boutique Bed & Breakfast
Chaucer Palms Boutique Bed & Breakfast
9.5
$183

Are there hotels available near Newcastle International Hockey Centre?

Hotels near Newcastle International Hockey Centre are typically 19% less expensive than the average hotel in Newcastle, which is $107.

Hotels near Newcastle International Hockey Centre
Sunnyside Tavern
Best value
Sunnyside Tavern
10.0
$89
Nouveau On Young
No. 1 most popular
Nouveau On Young
8.3
$168
Newcastle Studio Apartments
No. 2 most popular
Newcastle Studio Apartments

Are there hotels available near Nobbys Head Beach?

If you’re planning on staying at any of momondo’s recommended hotels in the area of Newcastle nearest to Nobbys Head Beach, you should expect to pay around $195/night. This price fluctuates based on time of year. In general, a rate under $195/night is a good deal for momondo users staying near Nobbys Head Beach. Hotels near Nobbys Head Beach are typically 45% more expensive than the average hotel in Newcastle, which is $107.

Hotels near Nobbys Head Beach
Alloggio Newcastle Beach
Best value
Alloggio Newcastle Beach
6.2
$63
Noah's On The Beach
No. 1 most popular
Noah's On The Beach
8.6
$182
Zaara
No. 2 most popular
Zaara
7.7
$378
Oceanfront Flourish Cowrie Hole Apartment
No. 3 most popular
Oceanfront Flourish Cowrie Hole Apartment
9.3
$351
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Sandbar Newcastle Beach
No. 4 most popular
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Sandbar Newcastle Beach
8.8
$279
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Flagstaff Apartments
No. 5 most popular
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Flagstaff Apartments
8.5
$171
Newcastle City Beachside Terrace-Additional Guests Free
Newcastle City Beachside Terrace-Additional Guests Free
9.3
$155
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Alfred Street Terraces
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Alfred Street Terraces
$139
Beau Monde Apartments Newcastle - The York
Beau Monde Apartments Newcastle - The York
9.0
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Nbc Apartments
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - Nbc Apartments
$151
Executive Beach Apartment - Newcastle Beach
Executive Beach Apartment - Newcastle Beach
9.6
$294
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - 9 Alfred
Newcastle Short Stay Apartments - 9 Alfred
8.4
$174

When to book a hotel in Newcastle

Check out the information below to find the best deal on a Newcastle hotel room
Low season
March
High season
January

cheapest month to stay

50%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

31%

expected price increase

Price
$71 - $202
Highest day of week
Saturday
Cheapest day of week
Wednesday

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weeknight)

$119

avg. price over the last two weeks

avg. price over the last two weeks

Average price (weekend night)

$158

avg. price over the last two weeks

Cheapest time to book
The cheapest time to book hotels in Newcastle is: 3 star, on the same day that your stay begins.
3 star
$102 - $135
4-5 star
$150 - $181

Newcastle, Australia travel tips

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Best time to visit Newcastle

Newcastle is blessed with plenty of sunshine and a moderate climate, so any time is a good time to visit. Summer is from December – February with an average temperature of 22 – 26 degrees Celsius while winter months from June – August are cooler but temperatures rarely fall below 7 degrees Celsius. Hotel rates are relatively stable all year, except around holidays such as Easter, Christmas, and New Year. The city hosts many concerts, exhibitions, art festivals and conventions, so if a particular event is of interest to you, try to plan your visit around those dates.

Getting around Newcastle

A compact city with several scenic walking tracks, Newcastle is easy to explore on foot. There are also a number of cycle tracks around the city, and the Swipe & Ride automated bike rental program allows you to select a bike at any of their terminals. You can ride for $1.40 AUD per hour with a 24-hour period. Bikes have to be returned to the original terminal. For use of any public transport in Newcastle, you will need to buy the Opal ticket or an Opal card. Newcastle Buses operates several routes covering all parts of the city and its suburbs. An adult Opal single ticket cash fare for the bus costs between $2.60 AUD – $5.60 AUD based on the distance travelled. The city centre is a Fare Free Bus Zone, where you can use buses for free, daily between 7.30 a.m. – 6.00 p.m. Normal fares apply outside of this zone. The Newcastle Stockton Ferry operates daily between Queens Wharf Newcastle to Stockton Wharf. It takes only 5 minutes for this journey and the fare is $2.60 AUD for a single trip. Newcastle Taxis are easily available 24-hours a day and you can book one by calling 133 300. Ride-share service Uber is also available in the city.


How much does a hotel in Newcastle, Australia cost per night?

Use the information below to find quality Newcastle hotel rooms for low prices
2 stars and below
Newcastle Accommodation Tighes Hill
#1 most popular
Newcastle Accommodation Tighes Hill
5.6
$45
Northern Star Hotel Hamilton
#2 most popular
Northern Star Hotel Hamilton
8.3
$90
The Greenroof
Best value
The Greenroof
8.5
$80
3 stars
ibis Newcastle
#1 most popular
ibis Newcastle
7.7
$113
Newcastle Links Motel
#2 most popular
Newcastle Links Motel
8.3
$112
Oriental Hotel
Best value
Oriental Hotel
8.0
$59
4 stars and above
Travelodge Hotel Newcastle
#1 most popular
Travelodge Hotel Newcastle
7.5
$122
Mercure Charlestown
#2 most popular
Mercure Charlestown
8.0
$129
The Burwood Inn
Best value
The Burwood Inn
8.6
$94

Cheap hotels in Newcastle

These hotels and hostels are the cheapest accommodations available in Newcastle, Australia
Newcastle Accommodation Tighes Hill
Newcastle Accommodation Tighes Hill
5.6
$45
The Criterion Hotel
The Criterion Hotel
8.0
$61
Oriental Hotel
Oriental Hotel
8.0
$59
Alloggio Newcastle Beach
Alloggio Newcastle Beach
6.2
$63
Aspire Mayfield
Aspire Mayfield
6.5
$60
Newcastle Hotel
Newcastle Hotel
7.6
$70

Get the best value hotel in Newcastle

These Newcastle hotels have the best prices for their ratings
The Burwood Inn
The Burwood Inn
8.6
$94
Mercure Charlestown
Mercure Charlestown
8.0
$129
Hamilton Heritage B&b
Hamilton Heritage B&b
9.5
$118
Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
8.9
$122
Sunnyside Tavern
Sunnyside Tavern
10.0
$89
The Gateway Inn
The Gateway Inn
8.6
$148

Where to stay in Newcastle, NSW Australia

Best places to stay in Newcastle

Newcastle, Australia’s 2nd oldest city is a charming place with superb sandy beaches, an emerging culinary scene, quirky shops, hip bars and plenty of street art. The city is also home to several historic buildings and was a part of Australia’s convict history. Newcastle is compact but has several small precincts and neighbourhoods. Wherever you stay in the city, you will always be a short walk away from the beach or the harbour front.

Newcastle Beach

One of the best surfing locations in Australia, Newcastle Beach is a favoured spot for the board riders wishing to catch that perfect wave. Enjoy the well-appointed rooms featuring balconies with water views at the Quality Hotel NOAH’s on the Beach, on Newcastle Beach. Just a 3-minute walk from Newcastle Beach and a 5-minute walk from Newcastle CBD, you have the Novotel Newcastle Beach Hotel which features sleek rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and spectacular water views.

Newcastle CBD and Queens Wharf

Newcastle Central Business District (CBD) has many historic buildings, dominated by the Christ Church Cathedral. The area is also home to the Scratchley Fort and Nobby Beach. Wharf Road features several waterfront hotels and holiday apartments with beautiful views of the Hunter River. Stay at The Clarendon Hotel on Hunter Street in the heart of Newcastle CBD. You also have the Newcastle Central Apartment Hotel located close to the Newcastle Harbour amid several shops and restaurants. Another all-suite harbour side hotel is the Crowne Plaza Newcastle.

The Hill and Cooks Hill

In the inner city precincts of The Hill and Cooks Hill, you will find several historic Victorian terraces, tree-lined streets, art galleries, and quaint pubs and bars. Cooks Hill is also home to Darby Street, known as ‘eat street’ with over 25 restaurants and cafés offering al-fresco dining. Stay in the elegantly appointed and tastefully furnished serviced apartments of the Crown on Darby on Darby Street. You can also look at Hotel Delany on the same street. Try the pub style accommodation of The Commonwealth Hotel on Union Street.

The Junction and Merewether

The Junction is a vibrant inner city precinct with plenty of shopping and dining, and a large commercial centre around Glebe Road. Merewether is home to Merewether Beach and Bar Beach renowned for their excellent surfing conditions. Enjoy exquisitely decorated rooms at the award-winning Junction Hotel which boasts a lively gastropub, an airy bar and a bright courtyard. Or look at the Oriental and Tuscan-themed rooms of the Brezza Bella Bed and Breakfast which is a short walk from Merewether Beach.

Cheap hotels in Newcastle

You will find a bunch of cheap accommodation options spread out all over Newcastle city. In the Honeysuckle dining and entertainment precinct, you have simple, modern rooms of the Ibis Newcastle hotel. Or stay in the bright airy rooms of the CBD Hotel which is just a 5-minute walk from the Newcastle Museum. You can also look at the Travelodge Hotel Newcastle on a bustling tree-lined street in Newcastle CBD. The Backpackers Newcastle hostel on Denison Street offers a free pick up and drop to the bus or train station, and also provides free surfing lessons to its guests. In The Junction area, you have The Burwood, an old corner pub with clean, functional, pub-style accommodation and a homely atmosphere.


What to do in Newcastle, Australia

The port city of Newcastle has a jam-packed event calendar all year round, so you are sure to stumble upon a music festival, an arts event, a surfing competition, or perhaps a craft beer week. Apart from the events, this fun-loving and vibrant city offers sandy beaches, historical architecture, quirky boutiques and a splendid gastronomic experience. With so much to see and do, you are assured of a packed itinerary!

  • Learn of Newcastle’s rich nautical heritage at the Newcastle Maritime Museum.
  • Admire an excellent collection of art at the Newcastle Art Gallery.
  • Visit the Merewether Aquarium which is essentially a pedestrian underpass transformed into a pop-art underwater world at the southern end of Merewether Beach.
  • Surf, swim or spend a leisurely day on the picturesque and sandy Newcastle Beach, east of the town centre.
  • View over 200 species of birds, including magpies, freckled ducks, and egrets at the Hunter Wetlands Centre.
  • Get a glimpse into Newcastle’s origin and social history at the Newcastle Museum.
  • Take a guided tour of Fort Scratchley perched above the Newcastle Harbour, and discover a labyrinth of underground tunnels in this intriguing erstwhile military site.
  • Admire the stunning stained glass windows and treasures such as a gold chalice in the Christ Church Cathedral which dominates the city’s skyline.
  • Enjoy several walking trails at the Blackbutt Reserve which has enclosures of native critters such as koalas, wallabies, wombats, and several native birds.
  • Enjoy a picnic or a leisurely walk at the magnificently landscaped ocean side expanse of King Edward Park. Hike up to the Obelisk for sweeping views of the city and the ocean.
  • Go surfing at Bar Beach or Nobby Beach which have excellent surfing conditions.
  • Book an Epicurean Excursion Food Tour and get introduced to Newcastle’s favourite eateries in just a couple of hours.
  • Enjoy the 5-kilometre Bather’s Way Walk which extends from Nobby’s Head to Fort Scratchley.
  • Go on a shopping spree at the Olive Tree Markets renowned for an eclectic mix of stalls selling original art and accessories.

Newcastle travel information

How long do people stay in Newcastle?

The average length of stay in Newcastle is 2 nights.

How much does a hotel cost in Newcastle?

The price of a hotel in Newcastle depends on several factors such as star rating, location and demand. Generally speaking, the average cost of a hotel is around $127 per night.

When is the best time to book a hotel in Newcastle?

In March prices are at their lowest, making it the most cost-effective time to book a hotel room in Newcastle. You may find the cost of your room has decreased by 50%.

Which day is cheapest to stay in Newcastle?

Tuesday is the cheapest day for hotel rooms in Newcastle. Friday is the most expensive day.

How much does a hostel in Newcastle cost?

Newcastle hostels and hotels with a 2 star rating and below charge around $71 for a bed per person. This will be around $56 under the cost of a typical Newcastle hotel.


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