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 Motel One to your Itinerary

    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)
  2. Add Hampton by Hilton Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Hampton by Hilton Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Relax in style at Hampton by Hilton Newcastle. Located opposite Newcastle Central Station, it has spacious rooms and a gym. Visit NewcastleGateshead today.

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    Price £70.00 to £80.00 Per room (breakfast included)
  3. Add Cottages in Northumberland: Sycamore Cottage, Backworth to your Itinerary

    Cottages in Northumberland: Sycamore Cottage, Backworth

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Sycamore Cottage sleeps in the peaceful village of Backworth, just a couple of miles from Whitley Bay and around 10 miles from Newcastle City Centre.

  4. Add Cottages in Northumberland: 3 Dukes Cottage, Backworth to your Itinerary

    Cottages in Northumberland: 3 Dukes Cottage, Backworth

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    3 Dukes Cottage rests in a gorgeous Grade II listed building in Backworth, a picturesque village just a few miles from Whitley Bay and 10 miles from Newcastle City Centre.

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    The County Hotel

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    Situated directly opposite Central Station and in the heart of the City, The County Hotel is the perfect location whether you are visiting for business or leisure.

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    Price £50.00 to £167.00 Per room (breakfast included)
  6. Add Hilton Newcastle Gateshead to your Itinerary

    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)
  7. Add Grand Hotel, Gosforth Park to your Itinerary

    Grand Hotel, Gosforth Park


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

    Recently a Marriott hotel, the Grand Hotel Gosforth Park welcomes you to the North East for a relaxing visit. With stylish rooms and a vast assortment of first-rate amenities, Grand Hotel Gosforth Park sets a new standard for contemporary…

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  8. Add Hotel Indigo Newcastle to your Itinerary

    Hotel Indigo Newcastle

    Newcastle upon Tyne

    4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars

    Hotel Indigo is all about combining authentic local experi­ences, modern design and intimate service with the peace of mind and consistency of staying with one of the world’s largest hotel groups (IHG®).

    Hotel Indigo Newcastle is a four-star…

  9. Add Slaley Hall Hotel to your Itinerary

    Slaley Hall Hotel

    4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars 4 AA Stars

    Not 100, not 500 but 1000 acres of Northumberland moorland and forest play home to this magnificent, elegant Edwardian mansion. That the interiors are almost as dramatic as the exterior says it all. This is very old world grandeur with a modern…

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    Price £55.00 to £135.00 Per person (breakfast included)
  10. Add Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays to your Itinerary

    Jurys Inn NewcastleGateshead Quays


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    Whether you’re travelling to Newcastle for business or pleasure, you’re guaranteed a great nights rest at the Jurys Inn Newcastle Gateshead Quayside. With over 200 stylish guestrooms, we will make your visit to the Quayside comfortable and…

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