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Popular hotels in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Discover well-known properties in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal that are favored by visitors more than others. There are 91 hotels in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal and price data was last updated on May 16, 2024. The average price for a hotel in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal is $42/night.
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D96 District Road, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
This comfortable hotel in Newcastle offers complimentary Wi-Fi, as well as an outdoor pool and a playground. It also features meeting rooms, massage services and a 24-hour reception.
Free Wi-Fi
678 reviews
9.2 mi from city centre
2 Hunter Avenue, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Newcastle Inn provides 3-star accommodation in Newcastle. It also features an outdoor pool, meeting rooms and room service.
Free Wi-Fi
101 reviews
1.2 mi from city centre
15 Hilldrop Road, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Haggards on Hilldrop provides a comfortable setting when in Newcastle. It also offers an express check-in and check-out feature, free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool.
Free Wi-Fi
Air Conditioning
271 reviews
2.7 mi from city centre

Tips for booking hotels in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Gain useful insights and advice for booking the perfect stay in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal. Price data is based on averages over the past 12 months and was last updated on May 16, 2024.
Cheapest month:September
Most expensive month:July
Average price in Newcastle:$42/night
Cheapest price found:$17/night
Cheapest day:Tuesday
Most expensive day:Wednesday
$26 - $87
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$34 - $55
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Hotel prices in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Get a sense of the average price and most popular properties to stay in Newcastle to help you budget for your trip accordingly. Hotels that are booked the most in each class receive the “Most popular” badge. Hotels with the “Best value” badge are the most popular hotels in Newcastle at attractive prices. Price data was last updated on May 16, 2024.
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2 Hunter Avenue, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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D96 District Road, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
15 Hilldrop Road, Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Where to stay in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Explore different neighborhoods and areas within Newcastle to find the perfect location for your stay. Map data was last updated on May 16, 2024.
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About Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Nicknamed the “City of Industries”, Newcastle is one of the largest urban settlements in KwaZulu-Natal. It was established by the British in 1854 on the banks of the Ncandu River and was used as an army depot during the Anglo-Boer Wars. At the end of the 19th century, coal was discovered nearby and KwaZulu-Natal’s first steel plant was built shortly after.

Things to do in Newcastle

One of Newcastle’s most impressive architectural landmarks is the Town Hall, which was constructed in 1897 to mark Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Designated as a National Monument, it is topped by a soaring clock tower and regularly hosts live music performances. Learn about its role in the Second Boer War while admiring the monuments erected outside.

A short walk away is the Carnegie Art Gallery, which occupies a 1915-built library designed in an Edwardian style. It exhibits contemporary paintings, ceramics and sculptures by South African artists, as well as beadwork, textiles and wooden carvings in the Zulu tradition. An inspiring selection of gifts is available in the gallery store.

On the edge of Newcastle’s CBD is the Fort Amiel Museum, which was constructed in 1876 as a lookout post for the British and used as a garrison during the First Boer War. Today, it exhibits military artefacts, as well as a reconstructed cookhouse from a 19th-century army base. You can step inside a traditional “umuzi” hut before soaking up the magnificent views across the Drakensberg mountain range.

Getting around Newcastle

Newcastle is around 3.5 hours’ drive from Pietermaritzburg and just under five hours from Durban’s King Shaka International Airport, which has flights to destinations across the globe. Regular trains connect from Johannesburg and Durban to the Newcastle railway station while minibus taxis travel throughout the city.

Facts about staying in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Find useful tips and insights about staying in Newcastle to help you make the most of your experience. FAQs were last updated on May 16, 2024.
  • What are the best hotels in Newcastle?

    One of the most popular hotels in Newcastle is Ilawu Guest Lodge, which has been reviewed by 1,503 users and currently has a rating of 8.2/10. Other top-rated locations include African Sky Newcastle Inn and Aberdeen House, which have received 7.8/10 and 9.0/10 ratings from our users, respectively.

  • How much do hotels in Newcastle cost?

    The average price of a hotel in Newcastle is $60 per night, based on the last 3 days’ data. The average price of a 4-star hotel in Newcastle around is $61 per night, whereas for a 5-star hotel it’s $78 per night.

  • How much is a cheap hotel in Newcastle?

    Over the last 3 days, Newcastle hotels have been found for as cheap as $20/night in searches by HotelsCombined users. This coming weekend (May 17 to May 19), prices can start from as low as $20/night.

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