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Thistle Newcastle City Centre, The County

3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location, clean rooms but the windows are a bit of a problem - don't open wide enough or allow enough air in the room. Had to change rooms due to broken toilet, situation unfortunate but unavoidable - Staff very helpful. Would defiantly stay here again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in this hotel august bank holiday weekend, the hotel is in a great location especially if you travel by train. I agree with some of the previous reviews " their can be some noise outside at night" but the hotel is great and the staff are fantastic. The breakfast is very good, the chef will cook you eggs... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here when in Newcastle on business. I decided to stay here as it's dead opposite the train station which was convenient for my early morning train. The hotel was cheap and I must admit it concerned me. However I shouldn't have been the staff are friendly, communal areas nice and the rooms, adequate for what I needed. Breakfast... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a functional hotel which is opposite the train station. Near to the city centre and Chinatown. Has a car park that you need to pay. Breakfast is box standard. Housekeeping could be more vigilant. We have to call reception to get toiletries and tea bags which should have been topped up.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The thistle hosted my best friends wedding last Saturday 9th August. It was a brilliant day. The staff were always smiling very friendly. Food was first class. I would most certainly recommend this hotel.

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed one night for a business trip. Staff very helpful and room was very good - Executive Rm 436. Electric shaving point is in the main room, not the bathroom but did not cause to much of a problem. The only issue was that there was a bar on the street opposite and that was noisy for most of the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

just returned fom overnight stay at the thisitle central for city and station i had a bedroom near front of hotel went to bed with windows opened big mistake newcastle as a city works all night most of it into bedrooms rooms good wi fi free all around hotel rooms said iron and ironing boards no board rang reeption arrived... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is really nice, the staff are really helpful and knowledgeable with regards to the local area. The only downside to the hotel was that there is no air con and it is very noisy. There are road works outside and they start very early even on a Sunday. I would stay again as I did think it was... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is located on walkig distance to the centre and near by bars and restaurants at quai side. Room is a bit small and noisy. Great large bed, for a good night sleep. The full english breakfast was superb!! Very friendly staff. Good choice for a stay in Newcastle Rob de Bruin from Holland

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a very nice evening staying at the Thistle Newcastle City Centre. I was greeted by a wonderful team of staff, whilst enjoying my evening meal. Kim and Dave the Chef's were excellent cooks with Louise the waitress greeting us with pleasant smiles and helpfulness. The hotel it self - the bed was very comfortable but was not very happy... More

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Address: Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Thistle Newcastle City Centre, The County 3.5*
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Also Known As:
County Hotel, Newcastle Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne
County Hotel By Thistle Newcastle
County Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne

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Opposite Newcastle’s Central Rail and Bus Station, this beautifully preserved 19th-century building is now a modern hotel. The County Hotel by Thistle, located in the heart of Newcastle city centre, is just minutes from restaurants, bars and theatres as well as the Quayside area. St James' Park, home of Newcastle United FC, is a 10-minute walk away. The Metro Radio Arena, O2 Academy and Sage Gateshead are located within walking distance of the hotel. With a flat-screen satellite TV, an in-room safe and tea and coffee making facilities, the rooms also have 24-hour room service available. Private bathrooms each feature an over bath shower and a hairdryer and ironing facilities are available. Rendez Vous Restaurant provides a range of British and international cuisine prepared with locally sourced ingredients. The relaxed lounge bar shows sports on large LCD TVs. The County features 11 meeting and event rooms - suitable for a 1:1 meeting or a conference for up to 220 delegates. All rooms have natural daylight, air conditioning and come equipped with all of the equipment needed for a perfect meeting. Weddings, formal dinners and family celebrations are a speciality of the hotel.The hotel offers complimentary off-site gym facilities within walking distance. Limited car parking for 19 vehicles is also available at a small daily charge. Wi-fi is also available throughout the hotel. ... more   less 
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