Surrounded by stunning coastline and world renowned surf beaches, the coast feeds the soul of our compact city.
When you indulge your curiosity and uncover Newcastle's vibrant culture, rich heritage and electric atmosphere, you'll experience an unexpected feast for the senses all right on your hotel doorstep.
Come and seek off beat.
We're a boutique destination that's anything but ordinary.
Uncover the outdoor street art and murals decorating our city, indulge in the baroque interior of the Civic Theatre, discover the history of the police station turned art gallery at The Lock-up, and catch a show while watching the light filter through the stained glass window of the Christ Church Cathedral.
Explore our cultural side
From gourmet fine dining to casual cafes and locally produced artisanal delights, our city boasts a culinary culture with extraordinary flare.
Experience the parisian-style dining serving delicious modern-Australian dishes at the Signal Box, be tempted by 1920's inspired Bartholomews with the Hunter's largest collection of whiskey, or taste the modern fare at the industrial chic yet ultra tasty Flotilla.
Taste our best
We're home to an abundance of natural attractions, from wetlands to mangroves - a new adventure is awaiting around every corner.
Explore the natural beauty of Glenrock State Conservation Area and Blackbutt Reserve, dive into the refreshing waters at the Merewether Ocean Baths and hit the Bathers Way coastal walk making sure not to miss the impressive hand-hewn Bogey Hole.
Discover our outdoors
Our history and heritage feed our creativity and set the scene for unique events and performances.
Start your night out with the most over-the-top bingo night with Timberlina, try stellar cocktails at dimly lit Japanese speakeasy the Koutetsu, or take your pick of beer gardens to experience the best in live music.
Experience a night out
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