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The BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel is conveniently located on the Pacific Highway only ten minutes south of the Newcastle Central Business District in the retail, commercial and medical services hub of Newcastle, in the suburb of Charlestown. Boasting 94 luxurious and spacious AAA rated 4 .5 Star hotel rooms of over 36 square meters, the existing hotel has been fully refurbished with a new wing recently added. Each room offers free Wi-Fi and a balcony with views across a natural bush land setting, away from any city noise, and offering new King Koil pillow top queen or king ensembles, HD LCD televisions with free Foxtel, iPod docks and new ultra-modern en suites with a variety of configurations available from walk-in showers to deep corner spa baths. The acclaimed Babbingtons Bar and Grill, with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the floodlit bush land reserve, offers a relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day or enjoy your favorite drink while overlooking tranquil bush land. If youre looking for relaxation or exercise, you can make use of our outdoor pool, BBQ or gym. Other services include a self-service laundry, free covered parking, valet laundry & dry cleaning, and a free computer with Internet access and printing for use 24-hours per day. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel is able to cater a wide range of functions and events. The hotel will meet all of your needs with four function rooms, each boasting natural light, breakout areas, modern technology and professional friendly service. Ideally situated minutes from the John Hunter Hospital and the Hunter Stadium, the hotel is a great location to access a cluster of galleries and boutiques in Newcastle. The hotel is located just a short drive from the vast blue water expanse of Lake Macquarie or Nine Mile Beach and only an hour away from the Hunter Valley where youll have more than 120 wineries at your disposal.

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290 Pacific Highway
4.5 Stars


Pets: No Pets accepted
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What's nearby?


  • 145 kilometer(s) from Sydney

  • 8.00 kilometer(s) from Lake Macquarie

  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Maitland

  • 25.00 kilometer(s) from Cessnock

  • 30.00 kilometer(s) from Budgewoi

  • 40.00 kilometer(s) from Branxton

  • 45.00 kilometer(s) from Wyong

  • 45.00 kilometer(s) from Singleton

  • 50.00 kilometer(s) from Woy Woy

  • 75.00 kilometer(s) from Forster

  • 80.00 kilometer(s) from Musweilbrook

  • 100 kilometer(s) from Taree

  • 120 kilometer(s) from Gloucester

  • 215 kilometer(s) from Katoomba

  • 245 kilometer(s) from Port Macquarie

  • 250 kilometer(s) from Wollongong

  • 300 kilometer(s) from Mudgee

  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Bupa

  • 9.00 kilometer(s) from University of Newcastle

  • 8.50 kilometer(s) from Medical Faculty Newcastle, medical simulation center for the Medical Faculty of the University of Newcastle.

  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Kotara High School

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Good price for a nice hotel

23/09/2016 monkey_family4, Portland, Oregon

I thought the price was very good for this modern, clean hotel. The family room was large and comfortable, and we very much appreciated having free laundry (though some other guest took my damp stuff... more


Newcastle stay

19/09/2016 Trevor F, Brisbane, Australia

Good rooms. Helpful, friendly staff. Breakfast room service was good. Overall a good quality hotel. Have stayed there twice and will be back in another couple of weeks. A little expensive but noticed ... more


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13/09/2016 victorc779,

Well appointed room with everything you expect from the Best Western Chain. Staff were attentive and smoothed out any hiccups promptly and without fuss. Bar facilities are within the dining room. Bu... more


Apollo International Hotel

13/09/2016 Gaye P, Sydney, Australia

All staff are courteous and helpful. The hotel is clean and well presented. I would certainly recommend this hotel. My husband and I visit our daughter who lives in Newcastle once or twice a year and ... more



12/09/2016 mcdl84, Sydney, Australia

Took a while to check in on a Friday afternoon as there was only one person manning the desk and the queue was getting very long. We were "upgraded" to a king suite which was obviously a room for dis... more

Owner Response
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest Thank you for taking the time to give us your most candid feedback about your recent stay at our hotel. On behalf of our entire team, I would like to apologise for not meeting your expectations. Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements to ensure we offer a better experience for guests in the future. Please note that I have passed on your concerns to all department heads, however am confused in regards to your arrival date as we do not use our accessible rooms unless we are full, our shower heads are adjustable and the water supply is gas instantaneous hot water. If you could please call me on 02 4943 6733 to discuss all your concerns it would be greatly appreciated. I hope that you will consider staying with us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a superior experience. Sincerely, Richard Christie General Manager BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel