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This modern, well-proportioned hotel lies just off the bypass and is a five-minute drive from the airport. The hotel has a scheduled shuttle service and flight information screens for air passengers. Bedrooms are spacious with a range of extras. The Elements Restaurant offers a flexible dining option and is open until late. There is a contemporary lounge bar and also a small leisure centre for the more energetic guests. Secure parking is available.

Awards, Accolades & welcome Schemes

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3 Star Hotel

Spacious rooms just five minutes from the airport

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- AA Inspector
Novotel Newcastle Airport
Ponteland Road, Kenton, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, NE3 3HZ

Features

Rooms
  • En-suite rooms: 126
  • Family rooms: 36
  • Free TV
  • Broadband available
  • WiFi available
Children
  • Children welcome
Leisure
  • Indoor Pool
  • Gym available
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme
Facilities
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces: 200
Accessibility
  • Accessible bedrooms: 4
  • Walk-in showers
Opening Times
  • Open all year
Weddings
  • Maximum number of guests: 200

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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