Celebrated for the elegant Georgian architecture of Grainger Town which represents Newcastle’s historic heart, the central Old Town area defines the city’s inimitable cultural heritage. For a handpicked selection of the finest 4* hotel accommodation near Bigg Market at unbelievably reduced rates, discerning travellers can book with Hotwire online today. Hotels previously offered at a discount have included the Vermont Hotel, the Hotel Indigo Newcastle and the Sandman Signature Newcastle, as well as an array of other highly regarded independent boutiques. Guests have rated these hotels highly on their selection of excellent leisure facilities, including indoor/outdoor swimming pools, exclusive fitness suites and classy a la carte restaurants. Those in the northeast for work are also generously catered for, with these hotels commonly offering access to extensive business centres and free unlimited Wi-Fi internet. Situated a stone’s throw from the main thoroughfare of Bigg Market, the historic Castle Keep and Newcastle train station, this 4* Hot Rate hotel boasts a highly desirable central location.
Comprising of 244 listed buildings, the charming historic area of Grainger Town embodies Newcastle’s Georgian heritage. Although Newcastle is one of the UK’s most dynamic, cosmopolitan cities, Grainger Town is a perfectly preserved glimpse into the past and undoubtedly a hidden gem. The area is also home to the nationally acclaimed Theatre Royal which is situated on nearby Grey Street. Tourists keen on soaking up some culture are advised to attend an evening opera, play or musical in this stunning Grade I listed building.
The city of Newcastle is most commonly associated with its thriving nightlife scene and with Bigg Market just a short walk from the hotel, guests are just a stone’s throw from some of the most popular bars and clubs in the country. The Gate is a popular indoor complex of upmarket cocktail lounges, wine bars and a multiplex cinema, whilst Collingwood Street is popularly known as the ‘Diamond Strip’ owing to its concentration of high-end restaurants and members clubs.
After a day of sightseeing, tourists may wish to enjoy the great outdoors in Newcastle’s premier public park, Leazes Park. Established in 1873, the park features an idyllic boating lake set amongst sprawling grounds, perfect in which to relax in during the warmer summer months. Leazes Park is also set in the shadow of another of Newcastle’s most iconic landmarks, St James’ Park football stadium. As the beloved home of Newcastle FC, St James’ is a must-see for football enthusiasts.