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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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Offers everything it has to

25/10/2016 Christine D,

Stayed for work. Great rooms. Spacious. Clean. Friendly helpful staff. Room service was good also. Close to local shopping centre also. Even though located on a main highway rooms are very quiet. N... more


Cloud bed

20/10/2016 Alanna G, Coogee, Australia

I always stay at this hotel when in Newcastle. The staff are friendly and helpful, and always seem to up-grade you when they have the rooms available. I always have a wonderful meal at the restaurant ... more


Spacious Rooms

13/10/2016 NarellePearl, Coffs Harbour, Australia

Stayed on business in Charlestown recently, and was booked into the Apollo. The room was quite spacious with a writing desk and chair, coffee table, two easy chairs, and a balcony. Gym on site, but pl... more


The only place I stay in NTL.

09/10/2016 RodCumming, Brisbane, Australia

After trying several other places over 35 years of traveling back to Newcastle/Lake Macquarie, this is the place to stay for me. The Apollo is centrally located, in what is a sparse region (Newcastle/... more

Owner Response
GeneralManagerApollo, General Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International, responded to this review
Dear Valued Guest Your satisfaction is important to us and we will be using the feedback you gave us to implement improvements ensuring a premium level of service is received by all guests. Thank you for the kind words in respect to the hotel, location and the friendly service received. We pride ourselves on offering the largest and newest rooms in Newcastle, coupled with the most competitive prices. We have also been working on our breakfast offering lately and its great to see that it has not gone unnoticed. I trust that you will consider joining us again so that we can have another chance to provide you with a superior experience that we are known for. If I can provide any assistance, please don't hesitate to contact me directly at 02 4943 6733. Sincerely, Richard Christie General Manager BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel

Great place to stay

02/10/2016 Tracey H, Newcastle, Australia

As usual the service didn't disappoint in this very friendly, popular hotel! Steve organised our stay here and we had a great weekend as well as dinner in our favourite restaurant, Babbington's. The f... more