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81.0% Based on 1350 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

Hotel Description

4.5-star luxury hotel near Nobbys Head Beach

Oceanside stay

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this well-placed hotel, you'll find Nobbys Head Beach and Newcastle Beach. Newcastle Civic Theater and Newcastle Civic Park are also within half a mile (1 km).

Business services

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center, free WiFi in public areas, and valet parking. Enjoy the fitness center and conveniences like a 24-hour front desk and laundry facilities.

Free wired Internet, plasma TVs

Featuring conveniences like sitting areas and coffee/tea makers, the 175 guestrooms also offer free wired Internet and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, minibars, and free newspapers.

King Cityside Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$123* Per night/room Aug 25 - Aug 26

King Spa Harbourside Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Harbourside Balcony Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Harbourside Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Spa Harbourside Balcony Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

King Accessible Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

About the Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle)

Location Wharf Rd & Merewether St, Newcastle, NSW 2300

Property Features

Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle) offers its guests an outdoor pool and a fitness center. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. A business center and a meeting room are available. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services are also featured at the luxury Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle). For a fee, parking is available. This 4.5-star Newcastle hotel is smoke free.

  • 175 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Business facilities
  • 1 conference room
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave (on request)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Airport: Newcastle, NSW (NTL-Williamtown) (26.3 km / 16.3 mi)
  • Train station: Civic Station (1.1 km / 0.7 mi)
  • Parking: Valet parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle) offers 175 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is offered daily and microwaves can be requested.

  • Sitting area
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Microwave available
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast on weekdays from 6 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.

Restaurant - Overlooking the ocean, this restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 2 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

  • Debit cards not accepted

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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 29.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 1.08 percent

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Newcastle
  • Rydges Newcastle Hotel
  • Newcastle Crowne Plaza
  • Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel Newcastle
  • Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

National Rating

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

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.