Two story building, Pub downstairs renovated and clean, meals reasonably priced but boutique beer overpriced. Rooms upstairs clean but tired, no airconditioning, shared bathroom facilities basic. On main road from industrial area and noisy. No other food or drink establishment's close by.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Albion Hotel is located conveniently to the CBD of Newcastle, harbourside on Hannell Street in Wickham oposite the Newcastle Marina. The Hotel was built in 1922, has a long and colourful history and has recently been extensively renovated. The Albion is now a stylish, comfortable and affordable hotel that boasts one of Australia's best & largest craft beer selections with over 200 to choose from plus a constant rotation of our 11 beer taps and a fabulous beer inspired menu available in the multi award winning Bistro Albion open 7 days a week for lunch & dinner. The refurbishment took six months to complete with the interior designed to be welcoming, warm and modern while being sympathetic to the character of the era in which the hotel was built. The deep reds, chocolates and timber combined with soft colourful furnishings provide an excellent environment in which to enjoy a fabulous menu and a fine selection of wines and refreshments. The operators of the Albion husband & wife team Corey & Kristy Crooks have carefully chosen friendly, knowledgable & enthusiastic staff whom provide professional, efficient service. We welcome local and new customers alike and aim to please everyone. We have full foxtel facilites and all sporting events, tournaments, races and games are treated as a celebration with screening on our spectacular big screen TV’s. The Menu is designed to accommodate all, for example you can enjoy a dozen oysters with a flute of hunter sparkling wine from Petterson's in the Lounge, a Wagyu Beef Burger with a Murray's Craft beer in the front bar or a full three course meal in the more formal Bistro Albion. Customers are able to choose what is most suitable for them so as to ensure a positive experience. If you are visiting the CBD of Newcastle and require accommodation for one night or more there is no better place to be other than the Albion Hotel, Harbourside. The Albion Hotel has one fully self contained apartment featuring full kitchen, large bathroom and 42 inch plasma TV PLUS Seven newly refurbished hotel rooms appointed with quality furnishings, wall mounted flatscreen televisions, crisp white linen (shared bathroom facilities). In addition there is a Guest's Room with a balcony and water views where you can enjoy your inclusive continental breakfast. ... more less