Great North Run Accommodation

The Great North Run attracts competitors from all across the world to enter into the UK’s largest marathon. Make the most of this spectacular multicultural event by exploring the city and staying at some of our finest establishments.

If you’re travelling from outside the North East, you can easily find the perfect accommodation for the Great North Run in Newcastle and Gateshead.

Travelling to the Great North Run is easy thanks to the number of hotels, B&B’s and boutique hotels available in the Newcastle and Gateshead areas. No matter which side of the river you stay on, Nirvana offers accommodation deals that offer transfer services from all over the UK, unique charity and club packages as well as guaranteed easy travel from your room to the starting line.

Nirvana accomodation provider

With experience of providing travel and accommodation services for both runners and spectators to the Simplyhealth Great North Run since 1999, the Official Travel Partner, Nirvana, can assist your journey to the North East. 

Founded in the North East and with the very best local knowledge of any other travel and accommodation provider, Nirvana offer accommodation within a 50 mile radius of Newcastle City Centre to suit all budgets, as well as unique travel package services to ensure a stress-free event experience.

Visit the Nirvana website to view and book all of Nirvana’s Simplyhealth Great North Run travel and accommodation options,  or email Alternatively if you wish to speak to a member of the Nirvana team, please call 0191 257 1750.

If you prefer to choose your own accommodation for the Great North Run so you can take in the sights of the city, there is a selection of fantastic hotels and travel lodges available in both Newcastle and Gateshead’s prime locations. Hotel du Vin & Bistro is located in the heart of vibrant Ouseburn with outstanding views of Newcastle's Quayside and bridges, whilst the Newcastle Sleeperz Hotel offers a stylish, central location in the heart of Newcastle, right next door to Newcastle’s Central Train Station.

Runners and spectators visiting for the Great North Run can both save and splurge at Jesmond’s 4 Star Holiday Inn which offers breakfast as well as easy access to some of Jesmond’s finest bars and restaurants for unwinding after the event. If you wish to stay close to the Great North Run main events and locations to take some time to explore the city over the weekend, The Copthorne Hotel, Malmaison and Vermont Hotels’ sit directly on the Quayside and overlook the famous Tyne Bridge which runners will cross en route to the finish line on race day; the perfect view for inspiration, we’re sure you’ll agree.

You can find all of the best recommended hotels and accommodation for the Great North Run below. Explore the other Great North Run Events in the area and book a place to stay, today.

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  1. Add Cottages in Northumberland: Coble Cottage to your Itinerary

    Cottages in Northumberland: Coble Cottage

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Coble Cottage is a charmingly refurbished terraced property in the Northumberland seaside town of Newbiggin-by-the-Sea - around 17 miles from the City of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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    South Causey Inn


    Halfway between Durham City and Newcastle, set in 100 acres of the beautiful Beamish Valley in the Vale of Durham, lies South Causey Inn - an independent hotel with luxury accommodation, flexible event spaces, and a rustic restaurant.

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    Staybridge Suites Newcastle

    Quayside Newcastle

    4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars 4 Visit England Stars Serviced Apartment

    Staybridge Suites® Newcastle provides a relaxing, home from home, apartment-style accommodation a short stroll from the Quayside district and less than a 15-minute walk from Newcastle Central Station.

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    The Vermont Hotel

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars Hotel

    The Vermont Hotel is an independent, four-star luxury hotel located at the heart of Newcastle city centre. A perfect base to explore the city centre.

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    Price £79.00 to £129.00 Per room (room only)
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    Jurys Inn Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Accredited Hotel Visit England Accredited Hotel

    Located in the city centre, Jurys Inn is one of the most convenient hotels in Newcastle - perfectly placed to enjoy all the city has to offer. Just a short walk from Newcastle Central Station, our Newcastle hotel offers easy access to transport…

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    Motel One

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Motel One Newcastle boasts modern features, and is centrally located just a 2-minute walk to the historic city centre.

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    Price £59.00 to £74.00 Per room (room only)
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    Hilton Newcastle Gateshead


    Accredited Hotel Visit England Accredited Hotel

    The outstanding riverside location - providing breathtaking views of the River Tyne, the Quayside and Newcastle - is Hilton's landmark in the North East. Stylish exterior matched by an incredible range of state-of-the-art facilities inside.

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    Price £110.00 to £250.00 Per person (room only)
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    Ramada Encore Newcastle-Gateshead


    3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars 3 AA Stars Hotel

    The Ramada is perfect for business or leisure visitors with free wifi throughout the hotel, fitness center and meeting and banquet facilities.

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    Price £49.00 Per room (room only)
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    The Bruce Building

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    The Bruce Building is perfectly situated in Newcastle City Centre. Just a few minutes’ walk from Newcastle and Northumbria University campuses, the RVI hospital, shops, bars and restaurants. Haymarket bus and Metro stations are just across the road…

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    91 Aparthotel


    Situated in the popular leafy suburbs of Jesmond, 91 Aparthotel Jesmond Road is a stylish mix of 16 Serviced Apartments in Newcastle designed & built to the highest standards.

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    Price £88.80 to £130.80 Per unit per night

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