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Nestle yourself away near Newcastle!

Best Western PLUS Gibside 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 Western PLUS Gibside 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*

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 rooms 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 185 traveller reviews
Rating: 5 79
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Rating: 2 8
Rating: 1 4
Rating

Perfect.

03/02/2016 Selwyn J, Warrington, United Kingdom

After a lot of driving, I was hoping for a relaxing evening, for my one night business stay, and wasn't let down. From the moment I checked in to the moment I checked out, all staff were very friendly... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel and for your extremely kind comments. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind regards Joy
Rating

Lunchtime Sunday meal

17/01/2016 John O, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Just had a lovely Sunday lunch in the bar of the Gibside arms . We all had the roast beef which came with a fantastic Yorkshire pudding loads of veg in a separate dish which comprised mash potato carr... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
I would like to thank you for your king comments and I am pleased that your enjoyed your Sunday Lunch. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Joy
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Best Customer Service Ever.

14/01/2016 iwanttogo12345, Sunderland, United Kingdom

We stayed at this hotel on New Years Eve and I feel I need to review this hotel as it was absolutely perfect. The hotel itself is really nice, warm and most of all welcoming. We had an evening meal an... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you so much for taking the time to review our hotel and I am pleased that you enjoyed your time with us. It is always nice to hear positives about our staff and service. I hope to see you again the future. Kind regards Joy
Rating

An appropriate place to meet for a family gathering

10/01/2016 DoreenH_10, Warrington, United Kingdom

We met at this hotel after a family funeral. There was another funeral party there at the same time, in another room. The room was ready and tea and coffee was prepared. It would be good to provide sw... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and I am pleased that you found our buffet and service of a high standard. I must apologise for there not being sweeteners available. We normally do have them on the buffet table but our staff are always happy assist with any requirements. We do also have reduced sugar jams etc and try to meet all dietary requirements. Thank you again. Kind regards Joy
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Excellent weekend break

16/12/2015 Eric R, Manchester, United Kingdom

Excellent hotel, good,clean rooms. All staff were exceptional, could not have been more helpful. Food was very good, very generous portion and all served piping hot. Fantastic venue for seeing Newc... more

Owner Response
Joy B, Manager at BEST WESTERN PLUS Gibside Hotel, responded to this review
Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel and for your kind comments. We look forward to seeing you again in the future. Kind regards Joy