Conference Venues & Accommodation

Bella Vista Wedding & Function Centre

Bella Vista offers a unique, character-filled venue for your meeting, conference or corporate entertaining.  Being built for the first manager of BHP and being the site for many of the important decisions that shaped the early success of 'the Big Australian', Bella Vista is a landmark location in Newcastle's business and cultural landscape.


Telephone:    02 4968 8512
Website:        www.bella-vista.com.au
Email:             sales@bella-vista.com.au
Address:        Corner of Crebert & Church Streets, Mayfield 2304

Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel

Located 10 minutes south of Newcastle CBD and providing easy access to the city and local beaches, this 4.5 star hotel has been fully renovated with a magnificent new hotel wing added.  The Apollo International Hotel comprises 94 beautifully decorated over-sized accommodation rooms together with a conference centre offering plenary and break-out areas ideal for business meetings, conferences, incentives and events of up to 180 guests cocktail style.  The conference centre is  adjacent to the hotel's elegant swimming pool and overlooking a bushland nature reserve.  Try Newcastle's premium conference venue and accommodation - the Apollo International, a new experience.


Telephone:    02 4943 6733
Website:        www.apollohotelnewcastle.com.au
Email:             functions@apollointernational.com.au
Address:        290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown 2290

Boulevard on Beaumont Quality Suites

Boulevard On Beaumont Hotel is located in the cosmopolitan Restaurant & Café strip of Hamilton, 2km from Newcastle CBD. Featuring 32 rooms, consisting of large open plan Studio Suites and spacious Two Bedroom Apartments.  The hotel also features conference space in the Rialto function rooms, located on the third floor.


Telephone:    02 4940 0088
Website:        www.boulevardonbeaumont.com.au
Email:            events@boulevardonbeaumont.com.au
Address:       131 Beaumont Street, Hamilton 2303

Chifley Apartments Newcastle

Chifley Apartments is located in the heart of the vibrant Honeysuckle precinct offering spacious one and two bedroom apartments. All 71 apartments boast a personal balcony, full kitchen facilities, internal laundries, LCD TV, high speed broadband, and 8 Foxtel channels.
 

Telephone:    02 4910 4910
Website:        www.silverneedlehotels.com/chifley/newcastle-apartments
Email:             reservations.newcastle@chifleyhotels.com
Address:        Cnr Wright & Settlement Lanes, Newcastle 2300
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Chifley Executive Suites Newcastle

Chifley Apartments is located in the bustling East End of Newcastle.  The self contained apartments are a recent addition to the City and offer spacious accommodation in a very central location.  Close to public transport and surrounded by cafes, restaurants and bars, Chifley Executive Suites is the ideal accommodation for corporate travellers and groups.
 

Telephone:     02 4040 1200
Website:         www.chifleyhotels.com.au
Email:             reservations.newcastle@chifleysuites.com.au
Address:        111 Scott St, Newcastle East NSW 2300
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Civic Theatre Newcastle

The 1520 seat Civic Theatre is one of Newcastle's most popular and prestigious venues which holds a proud place in the hearts of Novocastrians.  Designed by famed 1920's theatre architect Henry Eli White in his famous 'Spanish Baroque' style, a visit to Civic Theatre with its grand marble foyer and staircase, terrazzo balcony, beautiful interiors and historic main auditorium chandelier, makes for a stunning and unforgettable experience. 

Telephone:    02 4974 2166
Website:        www.civictheatrenewcastle.com.au
Email:             newcastlevenues@ncc.nsw.gov.au
Address:        375 Hunter St, Newcastle 2300

Clarendon Hotel

Perfectly situated in the heart of the city, The Clarendon offers beautiful boutique accommodation for travellers seeking a unique experience. Comfortably appointed rooms, an on-site restaurant, Art Deco bar, secure parking & free wireless internet provides stylish convenience for visitors to Newcastle.


Telephone:    02 4907 6700
Website:        www.clarendonhotel.com.au
Email:             info@clarendonhotel.com.au
Address:        347 Hunter Street Newcastle 2300
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Crown on Darby

If you're looking for accommodation in Newcastle, NSW, then Crown on Darby is the perfect base from which to explore the city and surrounding areas.  Elegantly appointed and tastefully furnished, we passionately believe in making you feel at home.  You'll never want to leave once you experience our spacious, comfortable, luxury serviced apartments and exceptional customer service, all perfectly located in cosmopolitan Darby St.  We have a choice of stylish studio rooms, one, two, three and four bedroom apartments, complimentary WIFI and offer a state of the art meeting room perfect for your next function or meeting.


Telephone:     02 4941 6777
Website:         www.crownondarby.com.au
Address:        101 Darby St, Newcastle NSW 2300

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Crowne Plaza Newcastle

Located on the Newcastle harbour-front, Crowne Plaza Newcastle is a welcoming and connected hub in the midst of the modern foreshore promenade, waterfront cafes and restaurants - all with long-lasting harbourside views.  We are able to adapt our meeting rooms to meet your requirements in terms of space, style and functionality.  Take advantage of the 9 versatile meeting rooms with natural light including the Crowne Plaza Ballroom for groups up to 220 people.  Our experienced team will handle all the details to ensure your meeting runs smoothly so you can focus on the big picture.  Blending modern facilities and individual service with genuine energy - striving to be one step ahead - Crowne Plaza Newcastle inspires connections with long-lasting benefits, leaving you feeling refreshed, energised and connected.


Telephone:     02 4907 5000
Website:         www.crowneplazanewcastle.com.au
Email:             meetings.crowneplazanewcastle@ihg.com
Address:         Corner Merewether Street & Wharf Road, Newcastle 2300

Customs House Hotel Newcastle

Located on Newcastle’s foreshore, Customs House Hotel boasts a warm and comfortable environment renowned for its exceptional design. The spacious interior is complemented by sweeping cedar staircases, ornate ceilings, and stunning harbour foreshore views. Once home to Australian Customs, Customs House Hotel is now a sophisticated Hotel incorporating a ground floor restaurant and bar, an outdoor veranda and concourse and upstairs function rooms.


Telephone:    02 4925 2585
Website:        www.customshouse.net.au
Email:            info@customshouse.net.au
Address:       1 Bond Street, Newcastle 2300

Fort Scratchley

Built in the late 1800s to protect the Newcastle coastline, Fort Scratchley is rich in military history and has amazing views of the city, harbour and beaches. The modern Multipurpose Centre is a contemporary centre with a seating capacity of 150 guests boasting light filled spaces with spectacular views over the ocean. The Barracks, which were built in 1886 and recently refurbished, are a perfect choice for cocktail events.


Telephone:    02 4974 2166
Website:        www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/Newcastle-Venues 
Email:            newcastlevenues@ncc.nsw.gov.au
Address:       Nobbys Road, Newcastle East 2300
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48 Watt Street

Newcastle's 48 Watt Street is a unique inner city event space encapsulated in years of spectacular history.  The inner city space offers three unique areas - the Main Church, the White Hall and Side Pergola.  Each space within 48 Watt Street offers its own style and ambiance.  Our aim is to support an environmentally sustainable world, as such we strive to source local food and locally made beverages where possible.  It is this promotion of locals helping locals that underpins our brand.


Telephone:     0449 790 656
Website:         www.48watt.com.au
Email:             hello@48watt.com.au
Address:        48 Watt Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

Harbourview on Queens Wharf

Harbourviews on Queens Wharf is located on the beautiful Newcastle Harbour Foreshore, boasting wonderful views of one of Newcastle’s most celebrated features. Harbourviews offers four function rooms which can be used separately or combined to create a larger space.


Telephone:    02 4926 2999
Website:        www.harbourviews.com.au
Email:            sales@harbourviews.com.au
Address:       150 Wharf Road, Newcastle 2300
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Hunter294 Function and Event Centre (Hunter Stadium)

Hunter294 Function and Event Centre is unique in the Newcastle area.  Combining spacious, modern facilities, engaging first class service and of course, an amazing view, our venue is the perfect location for all types of events and functions.  Spaces are flexible, accommodating both social and business events from small gatherings to large groups and feature abundant natural lighting and the outstanding view of the grandstand and field.

Telephone:    02 4903 3824
Website:        www.hunter294.com.au
Email:            hunter294@gema.com.au
Address:       294 Turton Road, Broadmeadow NSW 2292

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IBIS Newcastle

Featuring a warm and welcoming bistro and bar stocking a wide selection of local and premium beers and Australian wines, IBIS Newcastle offers great-value accommodation.  With 97 comfortable rooms, each offering a flat screen TV and WiFi Internet access, the hotel is conveniently located in Newcastle's Honeysuckle Precinct, which hosts a range of entertainment and attractions, including weekly live music, contemporary dining options and great views of Newcastle's working harbour.  In addition to convenient location and accommodation options, IBIS Newcastle offers a range of services and facilities, including paid on-site parking, a restaurant serving breakfast and dinner, a bar open 24 hours, room service and paid WiFi access.

Telephone:    02 4925 2266
Website:       www.ibis.com/newcastle
Email:            H3236@accor.com
Address:       700 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

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The Lock-Up

The Lock-Up is a unique cultural destination located in the heart of Newcastle's heritage precinct.  The building was originally Newcastle's Police Station and Lock-Up from 1861 to 1982 and is an important example of colonial government architecture.  Now operating as a contemporary art space and inner city creative hub, the heritage listed building includes a purpose built gallery space, rare heritage listed cells, an event and installation space in what was the former exercise yard, and an onsite apartment for multi-disciplinary residencies.


Telephone:     02 4926 2265
Website:         www.thelockup.org.au
Email:             courtney@thelockup.org.au
Address:        90 Hunter St, Newcastle NSW 2300

Marina Views Function Centre on the Harbour

A Newcastle conference venue that offers a relaxing yet stimulating atmosphere which will leave your delegates inspired and refreshed.  Conveniently located within easy access of the Newcastle CBD and Newcastle Airport, Marina Views Function Centre on the Harbour is the perfect place to hold your next corporate event.


Telephone:     02 4969 8181
Website:         www.marinaviews.com.au
Email:             sales@marinaviews.com.au
Address:        97 Hannell Street, Wickham 2293
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Mercure Charlestown

Mercure Charlestown is a boutique hotel situated on the peak of Madison Drive, in the convenient and central, ever expanding suburb of Charlestown.  Located in the tree tops and away from busy roads, Mercure Charlestown is the perfect place to relax for business travellers, family visits or holidays.  Enjoy the comfort of the 53 accommodation rooms or our conference and function facilities which suit events from small meetings in our private dining room to large conferences and celebrations. 


Telephone:    02 4943 8899
Website:        www.mercurecharlestown.com.au
Email:            desk@mercurecharlestown.com.au
Address:       109 Madison Drive, Adamstown Heights NSW 2289
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Mercure Newcastle Airport

Saturated in natural light, matched with state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, our new purpose built conference rooms are perfect for your next meeting or event.  Boasting four newly built conference rooms, the Mercure Newcastle Airport offers a solution to your every meeting need.  The Merewether Room can accommodate up to 120 delegates and is surrounded by natural light, 3 metre high ceilings with a pre-function space located just outside the room.  Two separate boardrooms are located close by, with state of the art audio visual solutions - matched with our personal service, the perfect place for your next sales meeting, training, seminar or social engagement.


Telephone:    02 4033 8905
Website:        www.mercure.com
Email:            H9000-SB@accor.com
Address:       2 Williamtown Dve, Williamtown NSW 2318
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Merewether Surfhouse

Surfhouse's pillarless space on the second floor overlooking Merewether Beach comfortably holds 380 guests and has an extensive balcony offering spectacular views.  The event space is complimented by a fully equipped state of the art kitchen, professional staff and experienced event co-ordinator.


Telephone:    02 4918 0000
Website:        www.surfhouse.com.au
Email:            events@surfhouse.com.au
Address:       Henderson Parade, Merewether 2291

Newcastle Beach Hotel

At Newcastle Beach Hotel, our goal is to make your stay both a pleasant and memorable experience. Newcastle Beach Hotel is located in the ever evolving, historical east end of Newcastle which makes for an ideal destination for your next conference or event. Our modern facilities, combined with our focus on providing friendly and responsive guest service, are what keep our customers returning. Newcastle Beach Hotel is a 3 star hotel and features 47 hotel rooms, restaurant and bar, conference and meeting spaces accommodating up to 200 people.

Telephone:    02 4929 3313
Website:        www.newcastlebeachhotel.com.au 
Email:            info@newcastlebeachhotel.com.au
Address:       Parnell Place, Newcastle NSW 2300
 

Newcastle City Hall

Newcastle City Hall offers seven fully appointed function rooms to cater for a variety of events - from national and international conferences, to civic receptions, trade shows and corporate meetings. It is one of a suite of unique heritage buildings collectively known as Newcastle Venues that includes Fort Scratchley and Newcastle Museum.

Whether you are seeking an intimate setting for a few or larger spaces for up to 1500 people, City Hall is an ideal location for all your business needs.
 

Telephone:    02 4974 2166
Website:        www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/CityHall
Email:            newcastlevenues@ncc.nsw.gov.au 
Address:       King Street, Newcastle NSW 2300

Newcastle Entertainment Centre

Newcastle Entertainment Centre is located on Newcastle Showground, six minutes from the centre of Newcastle. It services a population base in excess of one million from Coffs Harbour in the north, Tamworth in the west and the Central Coast. It is the premier regional venue in NSW, hosting concerts, exhibitions, dinners and sporting events.


Telephone:    02 4921 2100
Website:        www.nec.net.au
Email:            admin@nec.net.au
Address:       Newcastle Showground, Brown Road, Broadmeadow 2292

Newcastle Jockey Club

Catering from 10 to 10,000 guests, Newcastle Jockey Club provides a unique setting amongst 100 year old buildings and working stables.  Specialising in corporate conferences, product launches, gala dinners, public and trade exhibitions, the ample car parking and close proximity to Newcastle’s CBD ensures Newcastle Jockey Club is head of the field for your next event.


Telephone:    02 4961 1573
Website:        www.njc.com.au
Email:            events@njc.com.au
Address:       Darling Street, Broadmeadow 2292

Newcastle Museum

The combination of historic railway workshops linked by a contemporary glass gallery makes Newcastle Museum a unique location for your next event. Our range of flexible spaces and first-class catering are adaptable to small or large groups for intimate sit down dining, casual cocktail parties or corporate lunches.


Telephone:    02 4974 2166
Website:        www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au/newcastle-venues 
Email:            enquiries@newcastlemuseum.com.au
Address:       Workshop Way, Honeysuckle 2300
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Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre (NEX)

You can expect nothing but excellence when you plan an event at NEX.  Contemporary, multi-purpose spaces featuring cutting-edge technology, sophisticated styling and behind-the-scenes grunt that makes this an unrivalled venue.  NEX has the flexibility to host conventions, exhibitions, and events from intimate to grand.  Our award-winning team of expert planners, designers and artists will tailor an experience that delivers way beyond your expectations.


Telephone:    02 4926 6211
Website:        www.thenex.com.au
Email:            m.small@thenex.com.au 
Address:       Cnr King Street & Union Street, Newcastle West NSW 2302

Novotel Newcastle Beach

Positioned on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Novotel Newcastle Beach is the perfect place to host your next function.  The hotel is nestled in a beachside precinct bustling with chic cafes, swish restaurants and lively bars, and is just a moment's walk from the heart of Newcastle's CBD.  The hotel's conference and function facilities offer bright, natural light with beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows boasting breathtaking ocean and harbour views.  Conference facilities are flexible and can be customised to all kinds of events from smaller, boutique business meetings to larger conferences and celebrations.


Telephone:    02 4032 3700
Website:        www.novotelnewcastlebeach.com.au
Email:            H8771@accor.com
Address:       5 King Street, Newcastle 2300
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Quality Hotel Noah's on the Beach

Quality Hotel Noah's on the Beach, situated directly opposite spectacular Newcastle Beach, is the perfect venue to hold your next function or conference in Newcastle. We will take care of all your conference and seminar requirements. With extensive experience in event and function planning, we make it our business to understand yours.


Telephone:    02 4929 5181
Website:        www.noahsonthebeach.com.au
Email:            functions@noahsonthebeach.com.au
Address:       Corner of Shortland Esplanade & Zaara Street, Newcastle 2300
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Quest Serviced Apartments

Quest Newcastle is located in the heart of Newcastle’s bustling CBD. Our One, Two and Three Bedroom Apartments provide open plan living and a flexible accommodation solution.

Quest Newcastle West will open in June 2016 with an additional 78 studio, one, two and three bedroom apartments in a central Newcastle CBD location.


Telephone:    02 4928 8000
Website:        www.questnewcastle.com.au
Email:            questnewcastle@questapartments.com.au
Address:        575 Hunter Street, Newcastle 2300
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Souths Merewether

Souths Merewether is well known for its relaxed atmosphere and professional and friendly service.  The Winsor Terrace is our showcase auditorium which can cater for up to 300 delegates.  Two alternative function spaces are also available for groups of 20 to 150.  Partnering with Queens Kitchen Catering, we are able to deliver a wide range of corporate and event packages, offering quality, value and the flexibility to cater to your needs, taste and budget.  Our functions team look forward to working with you to make Souths Merewether the perfect venue for your next business event.


Telephone:    02 4902 7600
Website:        www.southleagues.com.au
Email:            enquiries@southleagues.com.au
Address:       46 Llewellyn Street, Merewether NSW 2291

Stockton Beach Holiday Park

Just 15 minutes from Newcastle Airport, and across the harbour from Newcastle CBD, Stockton Beach Holiday Park provides the ideal location for your delegates to escape after a day of meetings & conferences, whilst offering the convenience of a short ferry ride from the City Centre.


Telephone:    02 4928 1393
Website:        www.stocktonbeach.com
Email:            info@stocktonbeach.com 
Address:       3 Pitt Street, Stockton 2295

The Executive Inn

The Executive Inn, Newcastle offers 136 well appointed non smoking rooms, including 32 Spa Suites and an Apartment. The Executive Inn is perfect for any occasion whether it be business or leisure.


Telephone:    02 4935 1100
Website:        www.executiveinn.com.au
Email:            exec@executiveinn.com.au
Address:       10 Rugby Road, New Lambton 2305

The Gateway Inn

The Gateway Inn is a stunning boutique hotel featuring 76 rooms, suites and apartments, and the fantastic Figtree Churrasco Bar & Grill. The Gateway Inn is the perfect choice for either Corporate or Leisure guests and is the closest Hotel to Newcastle Airport.


Telephone:    02 4903 6300
Website:        www.gatewayinn.net.au
Email:            stay@gatewayinn.net.au
Address:       26 William Street, Mayfield 2304

The Hunter Wetlands Centre

With a number of meeting and conference rooms of different sizes to cater for your training days - all rooms have beautiful views of the pond. For something different why not try the outdoor classroom set up overlooking Water Ribbon pond? Inject some fresh air into your day and your team by booking with us and be rewarded with a great outlook. We have some great team building activity ideas to round out your training day - try photo sleuth, canoeing, orienteering and more.


Telephone:    02 4951 6466
Website:        www.wetlands.org.au
Email:            admin@wetlands.org.au
Address:       412 Sandgate Road, Shortland 2307

The Maritime Centre

Looking for a function with a difference? Imagine a cocktail party at the Maritime Centre with its views, location and living history. Make your next function fun, different and memorable (for all the right reasons).


Telephone:    02 4929 2588
Website:        www.maritimecentrenewcastle.org.au
Email:            info@maritimecentrenewcastle.org.au
Address:       3 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle 2300
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The University of Newcastle

The University of Newcastle offers a range of venues, spaces and facilities for events and conferences.  Our venues are a popular choice for large presentations and keynote addresses, corporate events, product launches, trade shows and award ceremonies.  External organisations are welcome to hire any of the central teaching spaces, auditoriums and conference rooms set in a unique bushland setting.


Telephone:    02 4985 4906
Website:        www.newcastle.edu.au
Email:            venuesandevents@newcastle.edu.au
Address:       University Drive, Callaghan NSW 2308

Travelodge Newcastle

Travelodge Newcastle offers everything you would expect from a full service hotel. The hotel has 131 Guest Rooms, 24hr Reception, Parking (charges apply), Outdoor Pool, Restaurant and Bar, as well as extensive Conference and Meeting Facilities. We look forward to welcoming you to Travelodge Newcastle soon.


Telephone:    02 4926 3777
Website:        www.travelodge.com.au
Email:            tncc@travelodge.com.au
Address:       12 Steel Street, Newcastle 2302

Wests Convention Centre

Wests Convention Centre is the premier venue in the Hunter for any event.  Located just 6km from the Newcastle CBD and in close proximity to many Hunter attractions makes Wests Convention Centre the ideal destination.  Wests offers a conference and events team dedicated to the success of your event and a wide range of rooms and spaces specifically designed for all types of events.


Telephone:    02 4935 1300
Website:        www.westsnewcastle.com.au
Email:            functions@westsnewcastle.com.au
Address:       88 Hobart Road New Lambton 2305