Marriott Newcastle Gateshead


Just off the A1 motorway and walking distance to the ‘Metro Centre’ – the North-East’s largest shopping and entertainment complex – the 4-star Marriott Newcastle Gateshead Hotel offers a convenient location just a 15-minute drive to the start line.

Your stay at the hotel is on a bed and breakfast basis, served using fresh, local ingredients in the ‘Cast Iron Bar and Grill’ restaurant.   The restaurant is also open for lunch and evening meal should you choose to stay in, serving a family-friendly range of meals, plus a bar service with local and international drinks and cocktails.  Should you choose to head out, there are plenty of local restaurants to choose from, plus you can take a train directly from the Metro Centre in to Newcastle City Centre in just 7-minutes, where you will be spoiled for choice.   Your booking here also allows you to relax and enjoy some rejuvenation time at the day spa, break a sweat in the fitness center or take a refreshing swim in the indoor pool.

Rooms here are modern, spacious and comfortable and boast a king-sized bed, flat-screen TV, luxurious linens and high-speed Wi-Fi access.  A rollaway bed, suitable for children upto aged 11, can be added to the double rooms at an additional cost.

Hotel Benefits
– Convenient location just off the A1 motorway, with free car parking on site
– Perfect for couples and families
– 1 and 2 night stays available so you can make the most of your stay in the region


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea/coffee maker


Great North Run Start line is located around 7 miles from the Marriott Newcastle Gateshead and the finish line is 17.3 miles.

Shuttle services are available to both athletes and spectators from the Marriott Newcastle Gateshead to the start and finish line. (Additional fees apply and this service must be booked in advance.  Option to add this to your booking on the following pages).

Hotel has 2 car parks – one at the front (SATNAV postcode NE11 9NH), one at the back (SATNAV postcode NE11 9XF)

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