On Tuesday 29th December Motel One opened the doors of its first hotel in Newcastle, providing visitorsto the city with all the benefits of a budget design hotel at an affordable price. The new 222 room hotel islocated in the historical city centre near the central station supplying visitors with fantastic transportlinks. With a unique mix of tradition, industrialisation and modern style and rooms starting from just £59per night, Motel One Newcastle is a great choice for leisure and business trips.
Travellers visiting for the city’s attractions will find the Theatre Royal, Grey’s Monument, the River Tyneand the beautiful Quayside all within close proximity to Motel One Newcastle. Sports fans can visit nearbySt James’ Park and music lovers can enjoy concerts at the Sage Gateshead Hall, both within walkingdistance of the hotel.
To give customers a unique travel experience, each Motel One takes design influences from its city’s localhistory and culture. During construction great care was taken to preserve some of the old brick walls toretain the original building’s charm. Motel One Newcastle has taken its design inspiration from oldindustrial charm blended with stylish modernism. This is showcased by the carefully conserved old brickwalls contrasting beautifully with sparkling chandeliers and the reception’s black and white stripes ofNewcastle United Football Club.
The hotel’s One Lounge breakfast area décor has been inspired by the iconic seven bridges over theTyne. In the bar the decor is influenced by Robert Stephenson’s invention, the steam train Rocket.Signposts similar to those found within Newcastle city centre are found in the lounge, creating a realsense of identity between the city and the hotel. Comfy Italian leather furniture provides the perfectplace to relax with a special selection of single malt or gin and tonic after a busy day in the city.
Rooms located in the carefully preserved and renovated historical part of the building showcase a modernstyle blended with velvet curtains and beautifully detailed wallpaper, perfectly combining the old and thenew. Rooms in the newly built section of the hotel are designed in the contemporary Motel One style. Allrooms guarantee sweet dreams with 100% Egyptian cotton bed linen. The bathrooms are all elegantlyfitted with granite and glass Dornbracht washbasin fittings, as well as a monsoon rain shower.Complemented with exclusive Artemide Tolomeo lighting and LOEWE flat screen TV, each room providesa peaceful escape from the city outside. Clever functional design ensures there is plenty of storage space.
With free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and Ipads available from the One Lounge, Motel OneNewcastle is ideally situated for business travellers in the city and those looking to stay well connected ontheir travels.