We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

County Hotel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Professional photos
County Hotel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

880 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for County Hotel
See the most recent reviews
Showing 860: English reviews
devon
Level Contributor
233 reviews
69 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

The welcome at reception was fantastic, a lovely young lady. Breakfast service was very good both mornings. There was a good selection of fresh fruit. Toast prepared and brought to your table! cooked breakfast well cooked, will be back

Helpful?
Thank mrcooljanny
Swansea, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

this Thistle Hotel is in a perfect location for a visit to wonderful Newcastle.it is directly opposite the main train station in the center of Newcastle. the Hotel check in was done very smoothly. we had a slight problem when we got to the room, we had booked a double room but had a twin room but this was sorted... More 

Helpful?
Thank anthony m
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Good location just over the road from the station, but it's a noisy hotel (stag & hen parties) with lousy service. They had no record of our payment for 9 rooms so I had to put another £1500 on my credit card until they found the payment record. The shower jumped between burning hot and freezing cold and didn't stay... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ben N
Bolton, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
69 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2015

Stayed here for two nights on business. Double room was not the biggest but very clean, tidy and well appointed. Reception staff very efficient as were the staff in the restaurant. Multiple choices at breakfast from a great selection, very enjoyable. Had a room at the rear of the hotel which was quiet, may not be the case at the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Mark L
Level Contributor
15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed here easter Sunday. .nice hotel and good location but we were on the front of hotel and it was very Noisey in the morning...bin wagons...laundry truck etc...was warm so had the window open...not much sleep..😕

Helpful?
Thank paulkyliesmith
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
408 reviews
94 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2015

The hotel is in a great location with lots of places to visit and to eat and drink The staff everywhere are really good. The hotel was very clean and breakfast was very good. The only down point for me was the size of the bathroom which was really and I mean really small. You had to move yourself, towel... More 

Helpful?
Thank Dale H
IRL
Level Contributor
56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

The ladies at check in were great - I booked the wrong type of room but they changed it straight away . We were on a stag , it's a busy hotel and I would not say it would be a great choice for a young family - but if you want a place close to the action then this... More 

Helpful?
Thank BIGBADBOB32
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
55 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I stayed here for 5 nights on a business trip in April in a twin room with a colleague. I thought this hotel was fantastic. All the staff were great, if you say good morning to a cleaner they chat to you and wish you a good day. We had breakfast included which was fantastic every day, with a great... More 

Helpful?
Thank Emma M
london
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

Just spent 2 nights at this hotel which i consider for what we paid (with breakfast) very good value. The hotel is pretty old but the standard of decoration is of a good standard. The room we had on the fifth floor was of a good size and had a large comfortable bed. Every member of staff was very nice... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank denningboy
Kilwinning, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

My partner and I were guests in this hotel from 5th April to the 9thApril and we and we would like to congratulate the staff for the way we were looked after, nothing was too much trouble for them, the hotel itself was very nice and the meals were very good, we would certainly return,unfortunately we did not have enough... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank chiefy063

154 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (133)
Viewed
View from Room (6)
Viewed
Room/Suite (39)
Viewed
Bathroom (20)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (7)
Viewed
Business Centre/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (50)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (21)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Room/Suite (8)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Other (5)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Newcastle upon Tyne hotels
0.1 km away
Royal Station Hotel
Royal Station Hotel
#26 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
1,626 reviews
0.0 km away
Hampton By Hilton Newcastle
Hampton By Hilton Newcastle
#13 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
965 reviews
0.3 km away
Sleeperz Hotel Newcastle
Sleeperz Hotel Newcastle
#20 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
925 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.1 km away
Hotel Indigo Newcastle
Hotel Indigo Newcastle
#8 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
1,965 reviews
0.3 km away
Motel One Newcastle
Motel One Newcastle
#6 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
294 reviews
0.6 km away
Jurys Inn Newcastle
Jurys Inn Newcastle
#25 of 84 in Newcastle upon Tyne
1,784 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located across from Grand Central Station, the County Hotel is perfect for shopping, sporting and cultural events, and visiting the world-famous Hadrian's Wall. A magnificent Grade II Listed Victorian, the hotel is the ideal base for shopping, concerts and other cultural events, with attractions from Roman remains to the legendary St James' Park within a short drive. ... more   less 

Additional Information about County Hotel

Address: Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DF, England (Formerly Mercure Newcastle County Hotel)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
Price Range: $85 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — County Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 114
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, HotelTravel.com, Priceline and Travelocity so you can book your County Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
County Hotel, Newcastle Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne
County Hotel By Thistle Newcastle
County Hotel Newcastle Upon Tyne
Hotel Style:
#13 Romantic Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne
#17 Luxury Hotel in Newcastle upon Tyne
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from County Hotel staff and other travellers.
13 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (13)

Questions? Get answers from County Hotel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Ask for a high floor. I stayed on 5th”
  • Local sights - Tyne Bridge
 of 5 bubbles TartanWanderer, 13 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms around the side of the hotel get a lot of 'night club' type noise”
 of 5 bubbles Sammy_H292, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back may be slightly quieter, but with the secondary glazing my room at the front was not a problem from traffic noise.”
 of 5 bubbles NigelS943, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Try to be at the back of the hotel, most of the noise comes from the front.”
 of 5 bubbles Earl_1978, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“try a room high up for a quiet night”
 of 5 bubbles mooreruth, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay