YHA Newcastle Central, Tyne and Wear

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Large group hostel sleeping 238 in vibrant Newcastle-upon-Tyne near all main attractions for hen and stag weekends

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YHA Newcastle Central, Tyne and Wear, sleeps 16-238 in 52 bedrooms.

This fantastic city centre youth hostel offers a great cheap and convenient place to stay for all groups. Close to many attractions including Gray's Quarter and High Bridge Street, YHA Newcastle Central is the ideal base from which to explore the vibrant city of Newcastle and celebrate a big birthday, anniversary or upcoming wedding in a congenial environment. Furthermore, educational, youth groups and businesses might find this a suitable venue for their gathering, making the most of the conducive and accessible facilities on offer in a central location.

Carliol Square Cafe is located at Newcastle Central Hostel, ideal for starting the day with a continental breakfast or enjoying a delicious range of meals at any time. The cafe bar ambience makes this a sociable space, with booth seating as well as comfy sofas and beanbags where guests can sit down and watch TV together. Ample dining space is available with benches and large tables seating up to 90, with the maximum capacity of the cafe being 250.

There is a handy mix of bedroom, dormitories and private en suite rooms. The premium suites sleep up to 14 and have a separate lounge area with TV, while the standard suites sleep 6 and also have a TV. Beds are predominantly bunks although some of the private rooms have doubles.

Bathrooms are clean and contemporary spaces with adequate fixtures and fittings. For those less mobile, a wet room is available with handrails and easy access.

There is so much to do on the doorstep of this hostel to suit all ages including shopping at the Metro Centre, a visit to The Life Science Centre or simply enjoying the amazing bars, restaurants and nightlife. Slightly further afield is The Angel Of The North in nearby Gateshead or a tour around St James' Park, the home of Newcastle United. And Tynemouth Beach is within easy reach of Newcastle for those who want to blow the cobwebs away.


There is no self catering kitchen but the Carliol Square Cafe on site offers breakfast and tasty food throughout the day. A laundry is available.
Dining at large bench tables for guests in the cafe bar facility.
Large lounge area with comfy seating and beanbags. Sociable booth seats in cafe bar. Premium suites have their own lounge with a sofa and TV.
Smartscreen TVs in lounge, cafe bar and all suites.
WiFi is available throughout the hostel.
There is a pool table in the cafe bar.
Centrally heated throughout.
2 suites sleep 14, 6 rooms sleep 6, 27 family rooms (3 singles, 1 double), 10 rooms sleep 4, 3 doubles, 2 twins. All en suite and with TV.
Bedding is supplied and towels are available for hire from reception.
Contemporary facilities are plentiful in all suites and rooms with WC and walk in showers. A wet room is available for those less mobile.
The hostel is wheelchair and ambulant accessible. There is a wet room for those who require hand rails and easy access.
A cot is available for hire by prior arrangement.
Bike storage is available at the hostel. No outside space at the hostel.
There is no swimming pool at the hostel.
No parking on site but there is a nearby NCP car park.
No smoking inside the building please.
Guidance Assistance dogs only.


Central location just 5 minutes from Grey's Quarter and High Bridge Street. Shopping in Metro Centre close by as well as the Discovery Museum. Easy access from major road, rail, bus and flight routes.
Hostel is located in vibrant Newcastle city centre just a few minutes away from all attractions, shops and nightlife.
Sainsburys and M&S are 10 minutes walk from the hostel at Newcastle Central Station.
Carliol Square Cafe is located at the hostel and offers a wide selection of food and drinks throughout the day. Restaurants and cafes also 5 minutes walk away in Grey's Quarter and High Bridge Street.

Booking Information

Samples prices given. For small groups, please contact us for a price.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Games Room
Hot Tub
Swimming Pool
Tennis Court
Open Fire
Disabled Access

Getting here

Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom
Newcastle Central is 10 minutes walk from the hostel and Monument metro station 5 minutes walk.
Regular bus services.
Newcastle Airport is a 20 minute drive from the hostel.

Rental Rates

Period2 Night WeekendMidweek per night
Premium suite sleeping 14, from
Suite sleeping 6, from
Family room sleeping 5, from
Private double or twin, from

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YHA Newcastle Central, Tyne and Wear
Joined us: 2019
+44 (0)345 371 9151
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom