This property is a 15-minute walk from the beach. Located directly on the historic Newcastle harbor front, Rydges Newcastle features a range of well-appointed guest rooms with spectacular views, plus an on-site restaurant and 100 feet pool, fitness center 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 private 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 harbor.

Remain active while you travel with the on-site fitness center with 100 feet private swimming pool. The Hunter Valley is 45 minutes’ drive away, while Newcastle's beaches are just 2,650 feet away.

Rydges Newcastle is just a 25-minute taxi ride from Newcastle Airport and only 350 feet from Civic Light Rail stop. Newcastle Light Rail is available from Newcastle Interchange Train Station.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has 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!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Newcastle Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,000 feet from property
  • Susan Gilmore Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    5,150 feet from property
  • Nobbys Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Bar Beach

    8.7 Excellent beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Stockton Beach

    Stockton Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.1 miles from property
  • Merewether Beach

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1.4 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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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
  • McDonald Jones Stadium
    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 Neighborhood
  • Newcastle Beach
    4,000 feet
  • Susan Gilmore Beach
    5,150 feet
  • Nobbys Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Bar Beach
    1.1 miles
  • Stockton Beach
    1.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Newcastle Airport
    9.7 miles
How to get to Rydges Newcastle from Newcastle Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Wharf 350

    Open for: Breakfast, Dinner

Amenities of Rydges Newcastle
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs AUD 29 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Babysitting/Child services Additional charge
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Rydges Newcastle takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
13+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 65 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs 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 accommodations on a short-term basis, including a complaints process.

FAQs about Rydges Newcastle

  • Rydges Newcastle is 2,800 feet from the center of Newcastle.

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

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

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

    • Fitness center
    • Swimming pool
    • Beach

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

    • Taxi 40min

  • Check-in at Rydges Newcastle is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Room options at Rydges Newcastle include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • The nearest beach is 0.8 miles from Rydges Newcastle.

  • 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

  • Rydges Newcastle has 1 restaurant:

    • Wharf 350

  • The prices at Rydges Newcastle may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.