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Top Newcastle hotels near McDonald Jones Stadium

May 13th, 2016

Securing suitable accommodation when travelling for an event or to watch an NRL or A-League match, or attend a conference is one of the most important aspects that you need to consider. We have put together a list of some of Newcastle’s best hotels in close proximity to McDonald Jones Stadium (formerly Hunter Stadium), to help you or your guests decide where to stay.

Boulevard on Beaumont

An interior view of the Boulevard hotel in Newcastle


Where: 131 Beaumont St, Hamilton

Highlights: Located on one of Newcastle’s premier dining streets, the Boulevard on Beaumont offers easy access to the city of Newcastle, whilst being able to enjoy the diverse cultural hub of Hamilton.  Conveniently located a short drive from McDonald Jones Stadium, The Boulevard on Beaumont ticks a lot of boxes. Fully equipped kitchens, large LCD TVs and private balconies make this a very comfortable choice.

Price: A range of different suites available, starting around the $200 mark.

Image source and more info:  www.boulevardonbeaumont.com.au


The Executive Inn

Interior of the Executive Inn, Newcastle


Where: 10 Rugby Road, New Lambton

Highlights:  Located 1.3 km from McDonald Jones Stadium, the Executive Inn is in an ideal location for guests attending events at Hunter 294. The hotel offers a fitness centre, outdoor pool and free wi-fi in all rooms. Definitely one of the most convenient locations around, and good value for money.

Price: Rooms starting from around $145 per night

Image source and more info: www.executiveinn.com.au  


Novotel Newcastle Beach Hotel

The Novotel Hotel in Newcastle at night

Where: 5 King St, Newcastle

Highlights: The ideal location to enjoy Newcastle Beach, the Bather’s Way walk and the renowned Newcastle cafe scene.  A short walk to  the Newcastle CBD and a 15 minute drive to McDonald Jones Stadium. 4 star rating, and definitely one of Newcastle’s premier locations for visitors.

Price:  The Superior room with a king sized bed and balcony is in the mid range in terms of pricing, and you can expect to pay over $200/night. Enquire with the hotel directly for exact rates as prices may vary according to dates.  
Image source and more info: novotelnewcastlebeach.com.au

Crowne Plaza

INterior view of the Crown POlaza overlooking Newcastle Harbour


Crowne Plaza Newcastle

Where: Cnr Merewether St & Wharf Rd, Newcastle

Highlights: Situated on the edge of Newcastle’s iconic harbour, visitors can watch the ships make their way in and out of port. A short stroll on the harbour esplanade leads the Honeysuckle precinct, featuring some of Newcastle’s favourite bars and restaurants. The Crowne Plaza has an outdoor pool and also offers valet service for guests. The Crowne Plaza is about a 10 minute drive to Hunter Stadium.

Price:  A Cityview room for the night starts at $229, depending on the date.

Image source and more info: crowneplazanewcastle.com.au


Crown on Darby

Crown apartments in Newcastle

Where: 101 Darby St, Cooks Hill

Highlights:  Plenty to see and do here in Newcastle’s favourite dining hub. Close to beaches, pubs and cultural activities. Crown on Darby offers fully self contained rooms so guests can cook for themselves if they prefer. Gym, laundry and on site parking available.

Price: Rooms from around $130

Image source and more info: crownondarby.com.au

Travelodge Hotel

The Travelodge Hotel, Newcastle in the evening


Where: 12 Steel St, Newcastle

Highlights: Well priced and conveniently located in the city of Newcastle. Dry cleaning service available on site, as well as parking and a fitness and recreation centre to help you unwind after a long day.  A casual atmosphere with good quality dining options available.

Price: Rooms start at $125 per night

Image source and more info: tfehotels.com