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The Gibside Hotel
Front Street Whickham NE16 4JG United Kingdom
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Description The Gibside HotelThe Gibside Hotel is just 5 minutes from the A1M, situated in the centre of Whickham Village, and an ideal location for business or pleasure . The village includes a beautiful park, selection of shops, individual restaurants and local pubs, all within easy walking distance.
We overlook the MetroCentre, the largest indoor shopping and leisure complex in Europe, with easy access to Newcastle City Centre, and the Quayside, the hub of Newcastle's nightlife. Gateshead, Newcastle , Durham and the region's main commercial centres are all within travelling distance, and the hotel is surrounded by some of the North East's finest heritage .
Free WiFi internet access is available in the hotel, and we have extensive free car parking available at the rear of the hotel, including an underground garage available for resident's use .
- The Gibside Hotel
- Front Street
- NE16 4JGWhickham
- United Kingdom
- Telephone: +44(191)488 9292
- Fax:+44(191)488 8000
- Official Homepage
- American Express
- Business People
- Travelers with Pets
Room features The Gibside Hotel
- Bathroom with bathtub
- Bathroom with shower
- Windows that open
- Central heating
- Tea/ coffeemaker
- Satellite TV
- WiFi in the rooms
Hotel features The Gibside Hotel
- Entrance hall/ lobby
- Parking lot
- Porter service
- Pets allowed
- Hotel bar
- Hotel bar with a view
- Hotel safe
- Child/ Baby Cot
- Conference rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
- 24-hour reception
- Wheelchair accessible
- Quiet rooms available
- Laundry service
- WiFi in Lobby
- Room service
- Archery/ Shooting
- Bike Rental
- Golf Course
- Fitness/ Aerobics
- Horse riding
- Indoor tennis court
- Tennis Court
- Hiking trail
- Table Tennis
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10am - 5:30pm Daily
Entry to the Centre and on site parking: free
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Family and combination tickets are also available
Bus services stop at the Centre's main entrance
There is easy disabled access and shopmobility scooters can be provided.