As one of the largest cities in the UK.,Newcastle is the gateway to the north of England. This vibrant metropolis boasts a wealth of attractions for visitors to explore. Newcastle also boasts a vibrant nightlife scene, while there is a good selection of excellent hotels to choose from and here are a selection of our favourite in the city.
Boasting a stunning location on the Quayside and overlooking the River Tyne, the Malmaison Newcastle features a romantic and contemporary atmosphere. Couples are sure to appreciate the dark décor and low lighting, which will set the scene for a romantic getaway. Those who want to indulge in a little pampering are provided by a range of luxurious treatments in the underground spa, while the brasserie offers fine dining experiences in a sumptuous setting. Each of the 122 guestrooms features lavish touches such as dark velvet curtains and dark red carpets. Lovers of luxury will want to make sure that they secure one of the fourteen spacious suites that can be found on the seventh floor.
Hotel du Vin Newcastle
Set in a former commercial building, this luxurious hotel features a dark red brick façade that is especially striking. Two wings have been added to the original building that perfectly mimic the original style while also incorporating modern touches. There are several different styles of guestrooms to choose from and even the most basic feel especially decadent. The bathrooms are particularly impressive as they come with huge showers and roll-top baths, while enchanting river views are just waiting to be enjoyed in the guestrooms that are set in the original wing of the building. Lovers of French cuisine will want to make sure that they indulge in a meal at the onsite bistro, where there is an extensive menu of classic dishes that are served with plenty of flare and paired with French wine to help set the tone for a very decadent evening.
The Vermont Hotel
People who have a love for the finer things in life are sure to appreciate the style and decadence of this former County Hall for Northumberland. The Vermont is situated right next to the Castle Keep and offers stunning river views as well as a very convenient location for those who want to see the sights. Everything has been created on a grand scale in this neo-classic building, from the huge reception area with its magnificent chandeliers to the mirrored pillars and tables in the large and plush bar room. Guests can be sure that they will be treated to plenty of modern amenities such as a fully loaded fitness centre and sauna. There are 101 guestrooms to choose from with the best options providing enchanting views of the river from their huge picture windows. Guests who are celebrating a special occasion also have the opportunity to hire the hotel’s Rolls Royce so that they can explore Newcastle in style.
Jesmond Dene House
Anyone who has an interest in history is sure to love the chance to stay in a carefully maintained and preserved Grade ll-Listed Arts and Crafts building. The Jesmond Dene Hotel is surrounded by extensive grounds and overlooks a wooded valley, making it the perfect retreat for nature lovers. This magnificent building is the home of Sir Andrew Noble and is scattered with numerous pieces of artwork throughout the communal areas and guestrooms. The Great Hall is set with a bar and lounge and unwinding beside the roaring fire is the ideal experience on a chilly evening. Those who crave privacy and space will want to make sure they secure one of the eight lavish rooms in the New House.