Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Centralofts is absolutely at the heart of Newcastle, 2 minutes walk from Central Station, 10 minutes from the universities & St James' Park soccer stadium. 25 minutes by train from Durham & Sunderland. Next to Dance City, Centre for Life and Chinatown. Metro and bus links in next street. Newcastle shopping centre, cinemas, theatres, restaurants, pubs & clubs all within 15 minutes walk. River Tyne cycle and walking trails nearby, also top health clubs and the massive Gateshead Metro indoor shopping mall. North Pennines, Hadrian's Wall, Keilder Forest & Holy Island all within an hour's drive or by train.
Rent includes broadband wi-fi access in all rooms, a weekly maid/cleaner service with fresh towels and bed linen change. The maid can come more frequently if you wish, for an extra charge. Does not include insurance for your personal items. Maintenance & repairs on 24 hour call. Owner or representative nearby to sort out any problems.
Strictly no pets and no smoking. Probably not suitable for very young children - please check with owner.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Whitley Bay & Tynemouth 12 km|
|Will consider||Corporate bookings, House swap, Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Access||Car not necessary, Wheelchair users|
|Nearest Amenities||100 m|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Newcastle International 12 km, Nearest railway: Central Station 500 m|
|Family friendly||Suitable for children over 5, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Internet access, DVD player, Staffed property|
|General||Central heating, TV, CD player, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 En suites|
|Furniture||Double beds (2), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Access||Wheelchair users, Secure parking, Lift access|
|Further details indoors|
This former textile warehouse has been tastefully converted to retain Art Deco features. Large floor areas covered in polished hardwood with double-height ceilings and huge, industrial scale windows with views across the city.
Fully fitted kitchen/laundry with stainless steel cookwear and 2 en-suite bath/showers service the generous, equal-sized double bedrooms. Impressive entrance hallway, quality furnishings, including 50 inch flatscreen TV in lounge and wall-mounted flatscreen TVs in both bedrooms.
There is a washer/dryer but if you value your clothes, we don't recommend the evaporative drying cycle! We provide a drying rack.
|Further details outdoors|
Secure access from the street via videophone & keypad door release. Arrive any time of day or night. Concierge 6 days/week. 1 lift. Disabled access from garage. Huge underground garage with keypad access and space for bikes (parking for one car £10 per night extra).
We speak English, Polish, Russian, Ukrainian, Romanian, Estonian, Kiwi, Oz & a bit of French. We or our representative are nearby at all times to help with any problems.
While we welcome senior citizens and mobility-impaired guests, there are no special facilities for the elderly or infirm. In particular, there are no emergency pull-cords and no landline phone, the showers are over regular bathtubs and have no grab rails, and there is limited access in the bedrooms for mobility aids such as wheelchairs. There is only lift (elevator) access from the basement garage level or the mezzanine. Access for wheelchairs is from the garage only.
Northern England region
The first settlement in what is now Newcastle was Pons Aelius, designating the bridge across the Tyne and given the family name of the Roman Emperor Hadrian who founded it in the 2nd century AD. The population of Pons Aelius at this period was estimated at 2,000. Hadrian's Wall is still visible in parts of Newcastle, particularly along the West Road. (The course of the "Roman Wall" can also be traced eastwards to the Segedunum Roman fort in Wallsend - the wall's end). The extent of Hadrian's Wall was 117 kilometres, spanning the width of Britain; the wall incorporated Agricola's Ditch and was constructed primarily to prevent unwanted immigration from the north, not as a fighting line for a major invasion.
After the Roman withdrawal from Britain, Newcastle became part of the powerful Anglo-Saxon kingdom of Northumbria, and was known throughout this period as Monkchester. After a series of conflicts with the Danes and the devastation north of the River Tyne inflicted by Odo of Bayeux after the 1080 rebellion against the Normans, Monkchester was all but destroyed. Because of its strategic position, Robert Curthose, son of William the Conqueror, erected a wooden castle there in 1080 and the town was henceforth known as Novum Castellum or New Castle.
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Newcastle has a reputation for being a fun-loving city with many bars, restaurants and nightclubs. More recently, Newcastle has become popular as a destination for Stag and Hen parties. Newcastle was in the top ten of the country's top night spots, and The Rough Guide to Britain placed Newcastle upon Tyne's nightlife as Great Britain's no. 1 tourist attraction
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4 Aug 2014
"The Most Fabulous Holiday Home I Have Ever Stayed"
I stayed in this apartment with my husband in early June during a 10-day trip to Newcastle. The apartment has a very central location which is within easy walking distance to the main shopping distric… More
11 Jun 2014
"Great place to stay in NCL"
I stayed in this flat for 3 weeks on a business travel. I only have positive things to say about it. The location is central, conveniently close to the train station. The flat is in a factory that wa… More
Thank you so much! Please come again. Irina & Ron.
6 Feb 2014
"The perfect apartment in Newcastle"
The apartment is well situated in the heart of Newcastle, not far away from the City Center and next to the Central Station. It is very clean and it looks exactly like on the pictures. The owners are … More
We are glad you enjoyed your stay.Thanks for your review.
Irina and Ron
16 Jan 2014
"Comfortable apartment, great location"
The apartment is well equipped and furnished. The bed in the main bedroom is very comfortable. The apartment is in a great location, very close to the railway station and city centre. A little bit of street noise at night but didn't disturb us. The weather was very cold but the apartment was warm and cosy, a problem with the heating was fixed promptly even though it was close to Christmas and electricians were hard to find. We parked in the Grainger Town car park next door, no problems finding a bay and used a phone app to pay.
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5 Dec 2013
"Excellent, well located and equipped apartment"
This was a lovely apartment which was exactly as described online. It was spotlessly clean, extremely well equipped with good WIFI and very comfortable. We did struggle to find the apartment block a… More
Glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks for the nice review. Irina & Ron
4 Nov 2013
"very nice place"
The place is very nice and clean, nice decoration on the wall. the place is in the nice area no need to cook when u there lots of restaurents around the area, pubs, clubs,walking distance frm the stat… More
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