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Best Western Gibside Hotel

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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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Front Street

Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE16 4JG
For enquiries or to make a reservation please call 03330 034136


Hotel accept dogs at a charge of £20 per dog per stay. Dogs cannot be left unattended in bedrooms.
Bars, 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


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

Weekend times may vary


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


3 miles away in Marley Hill NE16 4JG


Driving range
Putting green golf facilites


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


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


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.


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)

Front Street
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE16 4JG

What's nearby?

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

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 0844 387 62 40


TripAdvisor Traveller Rating: Rating: Based on 362 traveller reviews
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Fantastic Wedding Venue

18/11/2019 yeoldegreyfox, Blaydon

We had our daughter’s wedding here on Saturday the 16th of November 2019, and we would just like to say that we could not have wished for a better venue. From start to finish the day was absolutely fa... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel. We are pleased that your day went well and it is always extremely rewarding to receive comments like these about our staff. I will pass on your thanks to everyone in the team and look forward to seeing you back in the hotel soon. Thank you again. Kind regards Joy

Nice place to break our long journey

10/10/2019 Windgate1, Chessington, United Kingdom

Booked very last minute by phone. Warm and efficient greeting on arrival. Our room was clean, warm and well appointed if a tiny bit boring. We'd been warned on booking and arrival that food on Sundays... 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 look forward to seeing you again soon. Kind regards Joy

Dated and gloomy

01/10/2019 526Harvey, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Check-in was quick and was shown to the service lift through the restaurant and out the back. On exiting the lift the first thing we noticed was the carpets in the hallway looked liked they had not b... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at Best Western Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
We are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay with us. I can assure you that this is not our normal standard and i will ask Housekeeping and Maintenance to check all of our rooms for any problems. We have a variety of bedroom styles including suites. i do hope that you will consider staying with us in the future and please accept our apologies. Kind regards Joy

Decent hotel during Great North Run

09/09/2019 TurkishGeezer, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Visited this hotel on the weekend (8th September) just for one night. I booked it due to my missus doing the Great North Run. It was three of us staying including my 5yrs old. Booked it through lastm... 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 do hope to see you again in the future. Kind regards Joy

Great hotel

07/09/2019 Sahra T, London, United Kingdom

We stayed only one night as my husband was doing the great north run. Lovely hotel. Clean rooms. Excellent customer service. Very friendly staff. They go out their way to help you. Would most definite... 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. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again in the future. We hope that you enjoyed the run. Kind regards Joy