We only live about 30 minutes from this hotel. We booked as it worked out as cheap as paying taxi fares to get home after an evening out in Jesmond. It is Ideally located for access to the bars and restaurants on Osborne Rd and only a short journey to Newcastle city centre.
Although there is no car park we found a space in the residential area to the front of the hotel and were given a parking permit to display. Check in was straight forward and the lady on the reception desk was very pleasant. We had room 31 which was on the top floor. The hotel didn’t appear to have a lift so may not be suitable for those less mobile or with lots of luggage. The room was tiny (really more suited to being a single room than a double) but it was warm and cosy with a decent sized bathroom and very clean. I think it would be a struggle to cope with the lack of space for more than a night or two.
The only real downside to this hotel was the level of noise we experienced. Our room was facing Osborne Rd and we could hear traffic noise well into the night and were woken by it early the next morning. Rooms don’t appear to be well sound proofed either – although not the hotels fault, there were a couple of football fans in the room next door that came home singing and chanting in the early hours. We could hear every word of their conversation, even when they were in their room with the door closed. This wouldn’t put me off going back as I expect it is rare for this to happen but I would recommend ear plugs!
Unfortunately we didn’t get to try the hotels Persian restaurant as it was closed but the menu looked nice.
We paid £45 for a double room through Hotels.com with 10% cashback through Quidco, which I felt was about the right price. The prices displayed in reception were £75-£120 for a double room which I think for the size is very expensive. Overall a decent little hotel despite the noise.
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We do advertise that there is on-street parking and permits are given on a first come first serve basis. Hotel with parking charge a premium on their room rates as this is an advantage but still there is quite a lot of parking near the hotel.
Our hotel has only 15 rooms and please appreciate that there is no room to place a lift and it would not seem economical as there are only two floors.
Our staff are happy to help when assistance is required to take suitcases or bags to rooms. Please ask when you check-in!!
As we cannot guarantee their will be no noise because Jesmond can be a busy place as it has Top restaurants and bars with-in walking distance.
Sometimes rates are reduced due to certain rooms
Thank you again for your concerns but will endeavor to improve where we can and look forward to seeing you again in the near future
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