This property is 15 minutes walk from the beach. Located directly on the historic Newcastle harbour front, Rydges Newcastle boasts a range of well-appointed guest rooms with spectacular views, plus an on-site restaurant and 30 yards pool, fitness centre located next door to the hotel.

Each room includes an ergonomic work space with high-speed internet access (available for an additional fee). All rooms feature a small refrigerator, a separate living room and luxurious en suite bathroom.

Enjoy an indulgent meal at Wharf 350 Restaurant, open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner, renowned for its fresh seafood and dishes prepared from fresh local produce. You can relax in the hotel bar and watch the sunset over Newcastle harbour.

Remain active while you travel with the on-site fitness centre with 30 yards private swimming pool. The Hunter Valley is 45 minutes’ drive away, while Newcastle's beaches are just 900 yards away.

Rydges Newcastle is just a 25-minute taxi ride from Newcastle Airport and only 100 yards from Civic Light Rail stop. Newcastle Light Rail is available from Newcastle Interchange Train Station.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Rydges Newcastle has been welcoming guests since 25 Sept 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Rydges

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking available

Loyal customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Rydges Newcastle

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • Newcastle Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1,350 yards from property
  • Susan Gilmore Beach

    8.6 Fabulous beach
    1,700 yards from property
  • Nobbys Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Bar Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Stockton Beach

    Stockton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Merewether Beach

    8.8 Fabulous beach
    1.4 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Passmores College
    0.1 miles
  • Newcastle Civic Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Newcastle City Council
    0.2 miles
  • Newcastle City Hall
    0.2 miles
  • Newcastle Local Court
    0.6 miles
  • Newcastle Cruising Yacht Club
    0.8 miles
  • Hamilton TAFE Campus
    1 miles
  • Newcastle Entertainment Centre
    2.1 miles
  • Newcastle Showground
    2.2 miles
  • Energy Australia Stadium
    2.7 miles
Top attractions
  • Newcastle International Sports Centre
    2.7 miles
  • Newcastle International Hockey Centre
    2.8 miles
  • Newcastle City Library
    2.8 miles
  • Wests - Mayfield
    2.9 miles
  • Wests - New Lambton
    3.4 miles
  • Stockton Beach
    4 miles
  • University of Newcastle
    4.7 miles
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute
    4.7 miles
  • Marmong Point Marina
    9.7 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • Newcastle Beach
    1,350 yards
  • Susan Gilmore Beach
    1,700 yards
  • Nobbys Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Bar Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Stockton Beach
    1.1 miles
Closest airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    9.7 miles
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1 restaurant on site

    Wharf 350

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Facilities of Rydges Newcastle
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 29 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safety deposit box
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
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Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

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From 14:00 hours


Until 11:00 hours


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 13 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
13+ years
Extra bed upon request
AUD 65 per person, per night

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the room you choose. Please check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Eftpos American Express Rydges Newcastle accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The New South Wales Government has issued a mandatory code of conduct outlining the rights and obligations of people either hosting or renting accommodation on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Rydges Newcastle

  • Rydges Newcastle is 950 yards from the centre of Newcastle.

  • Room options at Rydges Newcastle include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The prices at Rydges Newcastle may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Yes, Rydges Newcastle is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Rydges Newcastle offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Beach

  • Check-in at Rydges Newcastle is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Rydges Newcastle by:

    • Taxi 40min

  • Rydges Newcastle has 1 restaurant:

    • Wharf 350

  • Guests staying at Rydges Newcastle can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish
    • Vegetarian
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet

  • The nearest beach is just 0.8 miles from Rydges Newcastle.