Get an overview of this hotelLuxury hotel with restaurant and outdoor pool

Popular property highlights

Outdoor pool
Business center
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property


Situated on the waterfront, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Newcastle Museum and Maritime Centre. St Andrews Presbyterian Church and Newcastle Art Gallery are also within 10 minutes.

Hotel Features

This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, WiFi in public areas, and valet parking.

Room Amenities

All 175 rooms provide conveniences like sitting areas and coffee makers, plus 24-hour room service and plasma TVs with satellite channels. Wired Internet, minibars, and free newspapers are among the other amenities available to guests.

Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle)

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle) features an outdoor pool and a fitness center. The hotel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with wireless Internet access (surcharge).

This 4.5-star property offers access to a business center and a meeting room. This luxury hotel also offers tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and concierge services. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Rydges Newcastle (formerly Crowne Plaza Newcastle) is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Business center 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Restaurant 
  • Total number of rooms - 175 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 4 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( AUD 27.50 per 24-hour period )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( AUD 27.50 per 24-hour period )


Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Desk 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Wired Internet access (surcharge) 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6 AM and 10 AM.

Seasalt Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool and a fitness center.

  • Golfing nearby 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Check-in time starts at 2 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between AUD 23 and AUD 33 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wired Internet: AUD 27.50 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 27.50 per 24-hour period (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: AUD 29.00 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Crowne Plaza Hotel Newcastle
  • Rydges Newcastle Hotel
  • Newcastle Crowne Plaza
  • Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel Newcastle
  • Crowne Plaza Newcastle Hotel

We should mention

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This property has been awarded a star rating from the Australian Star Ratings Agency, Star Ratings Australia.

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