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Where to stay?

If you are looking for hotel accommodation for a visit to the town of Killingworth in the north east of England then you will find a wide variety to choose from in the nearby city of Newcastle, which is just a short drive away. These include national and international hotel chain names like the Marriot, Great Western and Ramada as well as household names like the Holiday Inn and Travel-lodge but there are also some exclusive luxury resorts and basic bed and breakfast facilities available too. With something to suit all tastes and budgets, you will be sure to find one that is prefect for your requirements whether you are visiting the area on business or for pleasure.

buildersFor those who have little or no budget restraints, then the Hotel du Vin Newcastle offers 42 stylish rooms and luxury suites in the heart of the city with spectacular views of the nearby Quayside. This is ideal for a romantic break as facilities on site include an opulent bistro with a superb range of wine from the hotel’s unrivalled wine cellar which is always extremely well stocked thanks to the large volume of space available to accommodate it. There us also an outstanding Laroche tasting table and ‘Pupitre’ champagne display in the lounge bar and an open courtyard where diners can eat alfresco, weather permitting, and this is also popular with smokers and cigar lovers as it is the hotel’s designated external smoking area. The rooms are all well furnished, tastefully decorated and indulgently comfortable, with prices starting at £100 per night for this four star rated accommodation. The Copthorne Newcastle is another hotel that is situated in the city’s cosmopolitan quayside area on the banks of the river Tyne providing all the modern comforts you would expect from a four star establishment including wireless internet, an indoor pool and gym facilities plus conference suites and business services for those visiting the city for work purposes. This hotel is also in an ideal location for access to the motorway, airport and railway station as well as many local attractions including shops, bars and restaurants.

The three star rated Newgate Hotel offers more basic accommodation with rooms starting at around £50-60 per night and it is situated right in the heart of the city just a few minutes walk from shops, bars, restaurants, cinema and public transport facilities. The comfortable rooms each have a private bathroom with hairdryer as well as TV, desk and tea/coffee making facilities so this is ideal for those on a budget who are looking for a good central base from which to explore the area. Free parking is also available for hotel guests. The Grainger Hotel is situated slightly further out and this is a bed and breakfast facility with a two star rating with rooms available from just £25 a night. Located less than a mile from the centre, it is a great base for those who want to be close to the city’s legendary nightlife with a wide selection of restaurants, pubs, bars and clubs all within easy walking distance of this hotel.

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