Hotel du Vin Newcastle
“Stylish hotel in the former Tyne Tees Shipping Company maintenance depot” - AA Inspector
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, TYNE & WEAR
- Social distancing and safety measures in place
- Follows government and industry guidelines for COVID-19
- Signed up to the AA COVID Confident Charter
We are in a primary authority with Greater Manchester, They have reviewed all our covid risk assessments. We gave signed up to a covid safe to trade scheme with our partners Shield safety. This is a similar scheme and has a visual virtual audit. I or the regional directors have/will visit our properties to ensure actions continue to be completed.
Our Inspector's View
The former maintenance depot of the Tyne Tees Shipping Company, this is a landmark building on the Tyne which has been transformed into a modern and stylish hotel. Bedrooms are well equipped and deeply comfortable with all the Hotel du Vin trademark features such as Egyptian cotton sheets, plasma TVs, DVD players and monsoon showers. Guests can dine in the bistro, or alfresco if the weather allows in the courtyard.
Facilities – at a glance
- En-suite rooms: 42
- Family rooms: 0
- Bedrooms Ground: 6
- Satellite TV available
- WiFi available
- Hearing loop installed
- Children welcome
- Laundry facilities
- Ironing facilities
- Cots provided
- High chairs
- Children's portions or menu
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Fully air conditioned
- Outdoor parking spaces: 15
- Accessible bedrooms: 3
- Walk-in showers
- Single room, minimum price: £84
- Double room, minimum price: £84
- Open all year
- Maximum number of guests: 80
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About The area
Discover Tyne & Wear
The metropolitan county of Tyne and Wear encompasses Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead, South Shields and Sunderland, as well as part of Hadrian’s Wall. The county is cut through by the two rivers after which it is named. The area grew prosperous on coal and shipbuilding, and buildings of Victorian grandeur reflect its heyday. George Stephenson established an ironworks here in 1826, and the first engine on the Stockton and Darlington railway was made in Newcastle.
Newcastle’s ‘new castle’ is believed to date from the 11th century, though the present keep dates from the 12th. Other ancient buildings include the cathedral and Guildhall, while contemporary constructions include the Metro, which links Newcastle to Gateshead (along with several bridges), and the Metro Centre in Gateshead, Europe’s largest indoor shopping and leisure complex.
Jarrow, five miles east of Newcastle, is remembered for the Jarrow Crusade of 1936, when 200 men marched to London to bring attention to the plight of unemployed shipbuilders. The town was also the home of monk-scholar, the Venerable Bede, whose 8th-century work, Historia Ecclesiastica Gentis Anglorum, was the first important history written about the English.
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