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YHA Newcastle Central

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Front of property – evening/night
Bed in Male Dorm | Free WiFi, bed sheets
Bar (on property)
Shower, hair dryer

Overview of YHA Newcastle Central

YHA Newcastle Central

4.0 star property
4-star hostel with restaurant, near Eldon Square Shopping Centre

7.6/10 Good

271 verified guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • 24/7 front desk
  • Laundry facilities
The price is £30
Price available on 27/3/2023
17 Carliol Square, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, NE1 6UQ
Main amenities
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Breakfast available
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Luggage storage
  • Reception hall
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Self-serve laundry
  • TV in a common area

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In Newcastle City Center
  • St. James' Park - 12 min walk
  • Northumbria University - 1 min drive
  • Quayside - 2 min drive
  • University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne - 6 min drive
  • Beamish Open Air Museum - 18 min drive
  • Stadium of Light - 28 min drive

Getting around

  • Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.) - 14 min drive
  • Manors Station - 6 min walk
  • Heworth Station - 6 min drive
  • Newcastle Central Station - 11 min walk
  • Monument Station - 5 min walk
  • Manors Station - 6 min walk
  • Manors Station - 7 min walk


  • Flat Caps Coffee - Carliol Square - 1 min walk
  • Lady Greys - 3 min walk
  • Alvinos - 3 min walk
  • The Bacchus - 3 min walk
  • The Bake One Lounge - 3 min walk

About this property

YHA Newcastle Central

YHA Newcastle Central puts you 0.6 mi (1 km) from St. James' Park. You can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe or wind down at the end of the day with a drink from the bar/lounge. The comfortable beds and helpful staff get good marks from fellow travellers. Public transportation is only a short walk: Monument Station is 5 minutes and Manors Station is 6 minutes.



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 53 rooms
  • Arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until 10 PM
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • The credit card used to book the reservation must be presented by the cardholder at check-in along with matching photo identification. Any other arrangements must be coordinated with the property prior to arrival.
  • Please note discounts are not available for members of YHA (England and Wales) or Hostelling International as part of this booking.
  • All adult guests are required to present a valid government-issued photo ID card at check-in.
  • The name and address on the booking must match the photo ID presented by the guest at check-in. This property does not accept name changes for existing bookings.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • No on-site parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 7:30 AM–9:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage


  • 1 building/tower
  • Built in 1911
  • Television in common areas


  • Lift


  • English

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 34-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels

Sleep well

  • Bed sheets provided

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Hairdryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately GBP 5.95 to 9.95 per person

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.


<p>Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.</p> <p>Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.</p> <p>The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.</p><p>Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates).</p><p>This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.</p>

Frequently asked questions

Does YHA Newcastle Central offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, YHA Newcastle Central does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at YHA Newcastle Central?
As of 25 Mar 2023, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at YHA Newcastle Central on 27 Mar 2023 start from £30, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at YHA Newcastle Central?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Are pets allowed at YHA Newcastle Central?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at YHA Newcastle Central?
Sorry, there's no on-site parking at YHA Newcastle Central.
What are the check-in and check-out times at YHA Newcastle Central?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - 10 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at YHA Newcastle Central and nearby?
Recommended spots to visit include Eldon Square Shopping Centre (6-min walk) and Castle Keep (8-min walk), along with Chinatown (9-min walk) and Tyne Bridge (11-min walk).
Are there restaurants at or near YHA Newcastle Central?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around YHA Newcastle Central like?
YHA Newcastle Central is in Newcastle City Center, a short 5-minute walk from Monument Station and 4 minutes' walk from Newcastle-upon-Tyne Theatre Royal. Travellers say that this hostel is in a good location.







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Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Bad staff
Room was lovely cumfy but certain staff called mark was disgusting his attitude really bad needs sacked if u ask me needs to learn some manners
1-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

James, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Joe, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Very friendly and helpful staff. Cost effective
Anna, 3-night trip with friends
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8/10 Very good

Iryna, 3-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Lois, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

For the cost, very high standards. Excellent value, and especially the staff were super.
Tim, 1-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Maria, 1-night trip
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8/10 Very good

1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

it is very clean,staff are very helpful.recomend to anyone staying from one night to several nights.
Ronald, 1-night trip
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