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Nestle yourself away near Newcastle!

Best WesternGibside Hotel, in the centre of wonderful Whickham village, has the location location location you're looking for - whether you're here on business or staying at your leisure.
Built in 1982 and extended in 1990, the hotel has a reputation for relaxation. And in a historic village setting, it's little wonder that many TV productions have been filmed in the area.

Our friendly staff, many of whom have been at Best WesternGibside Hotel for over 25 years, will give you a true home-away-from-home experience. Friendly and caring, they'll make your comfort their top priority from the moment you check in.

All hotel rooms can be split into twin rooms if needed, if this is required please add to the booking comments.

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Location

Front Street
Whickham

Newcastle Upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE16 4JG
England
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 0844 387 6342*
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Summary

Bars, Free WIFI, Pets Allowed, Restaurants, Twenty Four Hour Service, No Lift
Free internet available throughout the hotel
There is free parking available onsite.
There is parking available nearby.
Pets: Accepted £20 per dog per stay, in allocated bedrooms only.
Check-in & Check-out
14:00 | 11:00

Facilities

Dining and Bars

Stephen has been Head Chef at the hotel for several years and has a highly skilled team of chefs working under him. Stephen possesses imagination and flair producing dishes from around the world.
Stephen uses local produce and suppliers wherever possible

Chef Stephen Blackburn

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Sphinx Lounge

Busy Bar with exceptional views. Good selection of beers, wines and spirits.
Half Price cocktail night every Thursday including special beer and wine promotions.

Opening hours

10:00-23:00
Weekend times may vary

Golf

Beamish Park Golf Academy

Beamish Park Golf Club always provides a warm and relaxing welcome to golfers and non-golfers. The clubhouse is designed to offer a whole host of facilities that will accomodate our members, guests and visiting parties. The comfortable lounge offers beautiful views of the surrounding course whilst the bar area includes a snooker room, television area, and a range of
conditioned beers with hot and cold snacks served during the day.

Course information

Course Type: Parklands
Location: Off Site
Holes: 9
Par: 3
Distance: 2166 Yards
No handicap required

Location

3 miles away in Marley Hill NE16 4JG

Facilities

Driving range
Putting green golf facilites

Prices

9 holes £12.00
18 holes £12.00
Tuition £20.00
Driving Range £5.00

Weddings

Whatever your Wedding Day requirements, our Wedding Co-ordinator will be delighted to discuss them with you. All of our staff take personal pride in the service they give, and pay attention to the smallest details leaving you confident that your day will be as enjoyable as it is memorable.

Paco's Restaurant and The Bowes Suite

Both rooms are licensed for Civil Ceremonies
Our all inclusive Wedding packages can be viewed at www.gibside-hotel.co.uK

Catering

Best Western The Gibside Hotel, with tastefully decorated suites, provides the ideal and idyllic setting for the happiest day of your lives. We cater for up to 150 guests from our varied menus, with either seated or buffet meals. If you prefer, we can prepare dishes of your choice by prior arrangement.

We will also be happy to assist you in selecting the all important wine from our extensive and competitively priced wine list, ensuring that they compliment your meal perfectly. A drinks package can be offered to suit every taste and price.

Registrar

Registry office:
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead
0191 4333000




Ideal Location for your Special Day.
Packages available to include Civil Ceremony
www.gibside-hotel.co.uk for further detai

For any enquiries please call Mary Errington on 0191 4889292

Location and Attractions

Getting there.

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Nearest motorway: A1, J, 1.00 miles
Nearest train station: Newcastle Central, 6.00 miles
Nearest tube station: Metro, 0.00 mins
Nearest airport: Newcastle, 9.00 miles
Free parking on site (10 spaces)

Address
Front Street
Whickham
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Northumberland
NE16 4JG
England


What's nearby?

Sports

  • Gateshead International Stadium (4 miles)

  • St James' Park (6 miles)

  • Durham County Cricket Club (10 miles)

  • Stadium of Light (15 miles)

  • Newcastle Falcons (5 miles)

Cities & Attractions

  • Metro Centre Gateshead (1 miles)

  • Beamish Museum (4 miles)

  • Gibside Chapel (3 miles)

  • Angel of The North (4 miles)

  • Durham City (9 miles)

Shopping

  • Metro Centre (1 miles)

  • Newcastle upon Tyne (6 miles)

  • Quayside Market (4 miles)

  • Durham City (10 miles)

Meetings, Conferences and Events

We offer the perfect proposition, with everything you need to make working hard a little easier. Our facilities are fantastic, and our service is even better, so why not choose us as your business partner next time you need a venue for corporate presentations, meetings or entertainment?

Available room set ups

Banquet
Boardroom
Classroom
Theatre
U shape

Bowes Suite

The Bowes Suite is capable of supporting over 100 guests and is available for meetings, conferences, private dining and special events.




Room Theatre Classroom U-Shape Boardroom Banquet
Bowes Suite 80 30 28 28 100
Ravensworth 20 14 20 20 20
Have an enquiry?
Contact events on 0845 620 0506

Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 312 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 125
Rating: 4 128
Rating: 3 43
Rating: 2 10
Rating: 1 6
Rating

Able access

27/06/2018 tyketyke, King's Lynn, United Kingdom

Ok, reviewed this hotel before and it is ok but having recently developed walking problems, thought I should add a few notes. There is limited hotel car parking but a cheap park nearby. It means more ... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. It is always better to book direct with the hotel and let us know your requirements. We have ground floor rooms and are always happy to help guests with their luggage from the car. We do hope to see you again and please request a ground floor room when making your booking. Kind regards Joy
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It helps to be fit to stay here

25/06/2018 johnsue1069784, Royston, United Kingdom

We arrived at the rear of the hotel and found the limited parking full but parked in the nearby free overnight car park. We then found a flight of quite steep steps to the reception . Friendly recepti... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for your review. I apologise if you felt your room was up to standard. I will discuss this with Housekeeping as we pride ourselves on the cleanliness of our hotel. We do have ground floor rooms if you consider booking with us in the future, please request. We are also always happy to help anyone from the car park with their luggage. Once again please accept our apologies for he cleanliness of your room, rest assured this is not our normal standard. Kind regards Joy
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Food in the Sphinx Bar

22/06/2018 iangemini, Newcastle upon Tyne

I had lunch here with a friend. I feel the the prices have gone up considerably since last time I was there. We didn't want to spend a lot of money, so we ordered a 'relatively' cheap meal - baked pot... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am sorry you were disappointed in your lunch as we do not normally receive any complaints regarding the quality of our food. i will certainly investigate this with our Head Chef. Thank you for bringing this to my attention. Kind regards Joy
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Down-to-earth restaurant

18/06/2018 Ian K, Alnwick, United Kingdom

This is a good place for a meeting - reasonably basic, but the coffee and cakes were good and the staff helpful. The toasted sandwiches were a bit hit and miss - some well filled but others a bit empt... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Joy
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Food & Staff

29/05/2018 Les C, Dorchester, United Kingdom

The staff were extremely friendly and helped wherever they could. I'm a very "picky" eater, but I found that the food was second to none, I loved my stay at this hotel and, given the chance, would h... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and found everything to your satisfaction. We all look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Joy