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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
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Rooms & Rates

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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Paco's Restaurant

Paco's Restaurant for a more formal evening is tastefully decorated with a comfortable bar area and lounge. The mouthwatering menu offers high quality food at a reasonable price. Breakfast is Continental Buffet Style, with a full English breakfast thats freshly cooked!

Opening hours

Breakfast: 06:30 - 09:30
Dinner: 18:30 - 21:30
Weekend times may vary
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Sphinx Lounge

Overlooking the Metro Centre and Newcastle City, our Sphinx Lounge Bar is the ideal place for guests to unwind after a busy day. Theres a Bistro style menu, happy hour pizza and pasta, and daily Specials to keep everyone happy the rest of the time too!

Opening hours

Lunch: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner: 17:00 - 22:00
Weekend times may vary
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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.

Sat nav users: type NE16 4JG

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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.

Ravensworth Suite

The Ravensworth Suite is a smaller room compared to the Bowes Suite holding 20 delegates in a boardroom style. This Suite is ideal for small meetings/conferences or interviews.




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

Reviews

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 230 traveller reviews
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All going so well until breakfast

28/11/2016 Davericho52, Leicester, England, United Kingdom

We arrived at the Gibside on Sunday afternoon to a very friendly welcome by the reception staff. Our room was a standard big group hotel type room - clean and well presented. It had a super king size... 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 must apologise for your disappointment at breakfast. Our breakfasts are normally freshly cooked and i will investigate why on this occasion the quality was not up to standard. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards Joy
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Comfortable & convenient

23/11/2016 Callum C, Galashiels, United Kingdom

Booked this place on a last minute deal after coming down to Newcastle to visit urgently a hospitalised relative nearby. The hotel isn't in the centre of town but in the area of Whickham - quite a way... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review hotel and i am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with. us. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards Joy
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Lovely Views

21/11/2016 Paul T,

Very clean room overlooking valley. Breakfast was okay but not the best, cold plates not a great start. Evening meals,,, first night okay but second night I had to send half back. Steak tough as old b... 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 that you were disappointed with our food and hope that you will give us a chance to prove that normally the quality of our food is excellent. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards Joy
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A gem of a place

08/11/2016 UKPeteGraham, York, United Kingdom

Especially when the offers are on!! Managed to get a junior suite within my company's budget, including breakfast. Brilliant! I was in room 401, which has a nice view and i could also see my car whic... 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 and for your kind comments. I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. We will check out the shower before your return. Kind regards Joy
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Good lunchtime get together

05/11/2016 jbz4616, Gateshead, United Kingdom

Visited with family for a lunchtime treat The food was good and value for money the Sphinx Restrauant had a cozy feel and nice atmosphere and good views across the Tyne valley The bar staff were frie... 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 meal and found our staff both friendly and helpful We look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Joy