A trendy Newcastle hotel close to the city centre and St. James' Park with free Wi-Fi and an Italian restaurant Holiday Inn® Newcastle - Jesmond hotel sits on the edge of Newcastle city centre. Getting into town is easy with buses and Jesmond Metro station just two minutes' walk from the hotel. Or you can walk to the buzzing Quayside district in under half an hour. Newcastle International Airport (NCL) is seven miles away. Live music at Metro Radio Arena is just two miles away and you can reach St. James' Park stadium in 20 minutes on foot. The Great North Museum: Hancock near the hotel is a treasure trove of taxidermy live animals and cultural artefacts from around the world. You can host successful events in the hotel's five well-equipped meeting rooms with high-end AV capabilities and trained events team. There's free Wi-Fi throughout and ample free parking. The hotel is close to the HMRC offices. Cobalt Quorum and Balliol business parks are a short drive away. Newcastle and Northumbria Universities are just 10 minutes' walk away. You can enjoy a light lunch and a glass of wine at the Terrace Bar. In the evening grab a burger or sip a cocktail in the lively Zio Bar or go for a stone-baked pizza in the contemporary Fratello's Italian Restaurant and then unwind in the mini-gym. Kids stay and eat free at this family-friendly hotel.