Serviced Apartments in Newcastle: Business Trips with a Difference

Posted 30 Sep 15, written by Amanda Lambert

 If you’re embarking on a business trip with some horror stories of nightmare commutes and shoddy accommodation under your belt, it’s time to upgrade your experience. From city access to after-hours entertainment, Newcastle-upon-Tyne is the perfect place for a five-star business stay.

With a number of the season’s biggest and best business events on the horizon, not least the region’s renowned North East Expo, the next few months will see business owners flocking to the city with their eye on hot new leads - and with so many things to do in Newcastle, this is an ideal spot for a ‘smart casual’ trip to the North East.

Thanks to the range of top notch serviced apartments in Newcastle, you can attend meetings in the city centre then retreat to self-catering accommodation with a difference - and today, we’re giving visitors a no-nonsense guide to making the most of a short stay in Newcastle.

Corporate capital

If you’ve made appointments in the city and want to avoid a deadline disaster, short stay apartments situated throughout Newcastle mean you’ll never have to worry about missing a meeting. Thanks to a collection of affordable inner city transport options, you can take the anxiety out of getting from A to B and spend more time enjoying the city’s host of unique assets.

Newcastle is home to many of the UK’s most vibrant annual events, including a number of bustling business expos. Add to that the vast selection of ideal work-appropriate meeting spots and it’s no wonder the city is such a popular destination for overnight business stays - especially considering the variety of homely serviced apartments in and around Newcastle.

After hours

Home to local treats like the Theatre Royal, Laing Art Gallery and Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle’s hard-earned reputation as a cultural hub makes clocking off an exciting time for any business tripper. Whether you’ve worked up an appetite or you’re ready to let your hair down at one of the city’s liveliest entertainment venues, the options are practically endless.

If your professional engagements are squared away and you’re looking for things to do in Newcastle after hours, the city’s great range of bars, restaurants and entertainment spots are sure to make your stay an eventful one.

Here are a few of our favourite menus, guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds:

The Botanist

This extraordinary eatery is located right by Newcastle’s Monument Mall, with immediate access to the region’s Metro system - as well as a collection of unique shopping and entertainment options. With a dinner and drinks menu bursting with gourmet charm, The Botanist is a foodie’s paradise located in the heart of this characterful city.

Byron Burger


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Just around the corner from The Botanist, you’ll find the brand new Byron burger bar, bringing a huge plateful of uncomplicated class to locals and visitors alike. Byron’s menu is packed with ‘proper hamburgers’ ranging from contemporary classics to exciting innovations - and with a scrumptious drinks menu to boot, this is the ultimate way to spend a hungry evening in the city.



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If you like a side of entertainment with your main meal, Lane7 is the best way to combine refreshment and recreation. Tucked away on St. James’s Boulevard, this bowling-alley-cum-restaurant offers diners a gourmet twist on all-American dishes, followed by a round of bowling, pool, karaoke or even beer pong for afters.

Looking for some more dining inspiration for your trip? Check out this foodie's guide to the North East.

Sweet dreams

After a long day of networking, meetings and dinner dates in Newcastle, serviced apartments are the perfect place to get your head down and indulge in some well-deserved beauty sleep. Combining convenient locations - on the Quayside and in and around the city centre - with all the comforts of home, these short stay apartments give working professionals a way to make their business trip fun and 100% hassle-free.

Fancy a break from your four legged friend during a stay in the city? Check out Barking Mad's dog sitting services.

If you're looking for places to stay in Newcastle, your search is over. At Cottages in Northumberland, our selection of self-catering city apartments makes it easy to find a good night’s sleep at the end of a business trip in the city.

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