The hotel has been built in sympathy with its maritime surrounds. It offers 175 one-bedroom suites in total spread across 4 floors, as well as air conditioning, a lobby, 24-hour reception, currency exchange facility, a bar, restaurant, conference facilities, and Internet and WLAN access. Room and laundry services also feature. Parking facilities are available to guests arriving by car. Situated amongst the historical maritime buildings of the Honeysuckle Precinct, the hotel lies directly on the Newcastle foreshore, and reflects the harbour's excitement. The train station, Civic Theatre and shopping opportunities can all be found in the immediate vicinity. This property is 5 km from Newcastle Beach and 30 km from Williamstown Airport. The one-bedroom suites contain a separate living area, dual modem Internet access, and a breakfast bar. An en suite bathroom, hairdryer, direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, a minibar/fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, an ironing set, individually regulated air conditioning, central heating and a safe deposit box all come as standard. The executive floor has 38 guest suites offering extended business facilities. The executive spa suites come with king-size beds and spa baths. The 25 m outdoor pool is located directly on the harbour terrace, overlooking Newcastle's working harbour. Guests may also take advantage of the onsite gym facilities. The nearest golf course is about 5 km away. The hotel's Breeze restaurant and bar offers renowned Hunter Valley produce in a fresh, modern style. Guests may sample Hunter wines by the glass while enjoying harbour views. Guests staying on the executive floor enjoy a continental breakfast and evening canap service. From Williamtown Airport, drive south along Nelson Bay Road following the signs for Newcastle city centre. Then turn left onto Union Street, followed by a right onto Hunter Street. From there take a left onto Merewether Street. The total journey time is approx. 30 minutes (30 km).
CNR MEREWETHER STREET & WHARF ROADCP:2300,Hunter Valley,Australia