Clean and tidy room - just wish hotels would provide two easy chairs rather than one ( a personal gripe). Bed was king size and extremely comfortable. First thoughts were that it would be too soft but that because there was a mattress topper - between that and the extra fluffy duvet it was like you'd imagine sleeping on clouds would be (if that was possible).
Food service however was a slight letdown. We had a snack of nachos before going out - it took over 35 minutes for them to arrive (nachos!). Next morning the buffet hot meals were lukewarm (scrambled eggs were actually cold) and we sent the food back; the next day was only marginally warmer. On our final day we opted for room service breakfasts so that we could pack - half of husband's breakfast was delivered and half of mine. Each time, the problem was rectified quickly and with a smile - but they shouldn't have happened in the first place.
There is a bus stop just outside the hotel which takes you into town, stopping at the Haymarket terminus right in the city centre. Buses are frequent and run into evening and on Sundays too.
Staff were lovely, very helpful and always greeted you in the corridors.
Overall, we enjoyed our stay and would go back again.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Set on 12.5 Acres of woodland close to the vibrant city centre and Newcastle International Airport, the Newcastle Marriott Hotel Gosforth Park offers the ideal setting for short breaks and business travel. Contemporary by design, this premier Newcastle hotel blends gracious service with thoughtful amenities that all travelers will appreciate. The chic lobby leads to spacious, beautifully renovated guest rooms featuring luxurious new bedding and convenient high-speed Internet access. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Newcastle Marriott Gosforth Park
- Marriott Newcastle Upon Tyne
- Newcastle Upon Tyne Marriott