Premier Inn Newcastle Central is in an ideal spot for exploring the best of this buzzing city. The city centre shops are just down the road and St James' Park is within easy striking distance. Shop at the Eldon Square Shopping Centre, experience the nightlife and catch a gig at the Metro Radio Arena or perhaps enjoy a play at the Theatre Royal during the RSC Season. Whether staying in the area for business or leisure, come back to the hotel's restaurant, spacious rooms and super comfy beds.
Facilities – at a glance
The UK's largest budget accommodation provider – ideal for business, leisure and family stays
- En-suite rooms: 186
- Family rooms: 0
- Free TV
- WiFi available
- Children welcome
- Indoor Pool
- Gym available
- Christmas entertainment programme
- Lift available
- Night porter available
- Indoor parking spaces:
- Open all year
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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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