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Rydges Newcastle

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Overview of Rydges Newcastle

Rydges Newcastle

4.5 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle, NSW, 2300

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationNewcastle Civic Theater3 min walk
  • Popular LocationNewcastle Civic Park7 min walk
  • Popular LocationChrist Church Cathedral14 min walk
  • AirportNewcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown)31 min drive

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About this area

Newcastle

Located in Newcastle, Rydges Newcastle is in the city centre and on the waterfront. Shoppers can check out Charlestown Square, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Newcastle Beach and Lake Macquarie. Merewether Ocean Baths and Hunter Ice Skating Stadium are also worth visiting. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing.

What's nearby

  • Newcastle Civic Theater - 3 min walk
  • Newcastle Civic Park - 7 min walk
  • Christ Church Cathedral - 14 min walk
  • King Edward Park - 19 min walk
  • Newcastle Beach - 3 min drive

Getting around

  • Civic Station - 4 min walk
  • Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) - 31 min drive

Restaurants

  • Restaurant — 1 min walk
  • Blue Door Cafe - 3 min walk
  • MoneyPenny - 3 min walk
  • The Clarendon Hotel - 3 min walk
  • Nagisa - 3 min walk

About this property

Rydges Newcastle

4.5-star luxury hotel near Newcastle Beach
A restaurant, an outdoor pool and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, valet parking and 24-hour room service. All 175 rooms provide conveniences such as sitting areas and coffee makers, plus in-room free WiFi and plasma TVs with digital channels. 24-hour room service, minibars and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Rydges Newcastle offers 175 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. This accommodation offers separate sitting areas. 43-inch Plasma televisions come with digital channels and pay-per-view films. Bathrooms include a combined bath/shower unit, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Newcastle hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and microwaves can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (AUD 29 per night)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee 6 AM–9:30 AM on weekdays and 6 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 12 for children
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • A meeting room

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower/bathtub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 43-inch plasma TV
  • Digital channels
  • Films for purchase

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Free newspapers
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

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

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: AUD 29 for adults and AUD 12 for children (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 29 per night
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 per cent

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, debit card or cash deposit 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
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

National rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian star ratings agency, Star Ratings Australia.

Property is also known as

Crowne Plaza Hotel Newcastle
Rydges Newcastle Hotel
Newcastle Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel Newcastle
Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel
Rydges Newcastle Hotel
Rydges Newcastle Newcastle
Rydges Newcastle Hotel Newcastle
Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle)

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Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 487 out of 950 reviews
5 - Excellent 51%
Rating 4 - Good. 328 out of 950 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 92 out of 950 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 34 out of 950 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 950 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful hotel! Great staff stunning views!
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Excellent quality of accommodation as you would expect under a Rydges brand name - very helpful and friendly staff. If I am paying $29 for parking it would be good to be able to access my vehicle at my convenience
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Amazing!
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved the view, dislike the bath
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2021

3/5 Okay

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Comfy bed, nice bathroom
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021