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Newcastle Vacation Package Deals

Start the ball rolling on your upcoming Newcastle adventure! Let the skilled team here at Orbitz pull together top-value flight and hotel options.

Keen to save up to $369^? Simply bundle your bookings by picking out your desired airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences.

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Newcastle Travel Guide

Where is Newcastle?

Part of the joy of traveling is the anticipation you feel before you arrive. Start getting excited about your Newcastle vacation by finding out a little more about it!

This city is approximately 75 miles northeast of New South Wales' capital, Sydney. Newcastle is also 9 miles northeast of Eleebana.

It shouldn't be too hard to make some new friends in this corner of New South Wales. It boasts a population of roughly 310,000 locals.

Places to Visit in Newcastle

Nobbys Head Beach is just the place for the kids to get some exercise while you relax with a good book in the fresh air. Seeking some more options? Whether you're embarking on a religious pilgrimage or just curious about what's beyond its doors, everyone is welcome to visit Christ Church Cathedral. Why not sit in a pew with local worshipers and attend a mass? But that's not all there is! Fort Scratchley is an important site that helped give shape to the region we know today. Find out the story behind the fort and why it's known as a place of historical significance.

Car Rentals in Newcastle

Hey there, globetrotter. We know you want to get the most out of your escape, so why not check out car rentals in Newcastle? Book through Orbitz and get your amazing adventure on the road today!

Arriving by air? Alamo Rent A Car at Williamtown Airport is the best place to head to after collecting your baggage.

Budget is only 2 miles from the center of the city at 107 Tudor Street. So if you're eager to immerse yourself in the city streets, you know where to go. If they don't have anything that ticks all your boxes, you can try Avis at 25 Maitland Road. This rental outlet is just 3 miles from the city center.

Where to stay in Newcastle – Hotel Accommodation

Orbitz is here to help you pick the nicest place to sleep in this epic destination. Currently, we have 60 hotels in Newcastle.

We'll make organizing your trip as straightforward as possible. Recommended accommodations are the Chifley Executive Suites and Newcastle Central Plaza.

Nearest Airports to Newcastle

Is there anything better than jumping on a plane, binging on the latest blockbusters and knowing that the start of your getaway is just hours away? Once you hit the runway at Williamtown Airport (NTL), the closest airport to Newcastle, you'll be just 9 miles from the center of town.

Popular Places to Visit Near Newcastle

If you have a spare day or two and don't mind traveling 18 miles, check out Lorn. This nearby area has a world of things to see and do. Maitland Gaol is a must-do. The Maitland Regional Art Gallery and Winter Art Bazaar are excellent attractions too. Weston is another nearby destination located just 20 miles away. Travelers come here for the Hunter Valley Zoo, the Potters Brewery and the Gartelmann Wines.

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No Cancellation Fees

Whether you've changed your tune or your plans have gone amiss for some other reason, we won't whack you with a fee if you have to cancel your booking.^ As we can't say the same for your selected hotel or airline, it might be a good idea to check with them ASAP.

Top Rated Hotels for your Newcastle Vacation

Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
Holiday Inn Express Newcastle
4.5 out of 5.0 514 King Street, Newcastle West, NSW
Free Cancellation
$77
5.0/5 (1 reviews)
Holiday Inn Express Newcastle features a 24-hour fitness center, free WiFi in public areas, and a 24-hour business center. Self parking is offered for AUD 20 ...
The Executive Inn
The Executive Inn
4.5 out of 5.0 10 Rugby Road, New Lambton, NSW
$96
4.0/5 (1 reviews)

Comment on their websearch states: “Polished rooms...etc”. Room had cockroaches. Sink was badly cracked. Other people's clothing (sock and shirt) under chair from previous guest...so indicates room cleaning not adequate. And they habe the gall to say “Polished rooms”??? They need to improve dramatically ...

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2019
Guests staying at The Executive Inn enjoy access to 2 outdoor pools, a health club, and a spa tub. A stay here includes free parking. Front-desk staff can answer ...
Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel
4.5 out of 5.0 290 Pacific Hwy, Charlestown, NSW
Free Cancellation
$86
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

great. best western super clean 5 * service. The only thing was. the. open shower

Reviewed on Nov 12, 2017
Guests of Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel have access to an outdoor pool, a fitness center, and free WiFi in public areas. A stay here includes ...

Things To Do during your Newcastle Vacation

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