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290 Pacific Highway
Charlestown, 2290


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Hotel Overview

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The Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel is conveniently located on the Pacific Highway only ten minutes south of the Newcastle Central Business District in the retail, commercial and medical services hub of Newcastle, in the suburb of Charlestown.

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Guests enjoy stylish and contemporary 4.5 star hotel rooms and suites, with free Wi-Fi and a balcony with views across the tranquil bush land setting. All rooms are equipped with luxurious pillow top bedding, large flat screen televisions with free Foxtel.

The acclaimed Babbington's Bar and Grill, with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the floodlit bush land reserve, offers a relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day or enjoy your favorite drink while overlooking tranquil bush land.

If you're looking for relaxation or exercise, you can make use of our outdoor pool or gym. Other services include a self-service laundry, free undercover parking, valet laundry and dry cleaning, and a free computer with internet access and printing for use 24-hours per day.

The Best Western Plus Apollo International Hotel is able to cater a wide range of functions and events. The hotel will meet all of your needs with four function rooms, each boasting natural light, breakout areas, modern technology and professional friendly service.

Ideally situated minutes from the John Hunter Hospital, McDonald Jones Stadium and Charlestown Square, the hotel is a great location to access a cluster of galleries and boutiques in Newcastle.

The hotel is located just a short drive from the vast blue water expanse of Lake Macquarie or Nine Mile Beach and only an hour away from the Hunter Valley where you'll enjoy over 120 wineries and vineyards.


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Hotel Policies

Pet Policy
Pets not accepted


Hotel location and the surrounding area

Hotel Amenities


  • 100% smoke-free hotel
  • Cocktail lounge, Babbingtons Bar and Grill
  • Outdoor pool
  • Exercise facility 24 Hour
  • Interior corridor
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff English, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, Filipino, Afrikaans
  • Guest laundry, valet 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., nominal fee
  • Laundromat
  • Dry cleaning, same day service available
  • Express check in
  • Express check out
  • Late check out
  • Safe deposit box, free, at front desk
  • Cable or satellite television
  • Free wireless internet available in public areas; Free in-room wireless internet access; Free wireless internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Business center, 24-hours, complimentary
  • Fax services
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Computer modem hookups
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy services
  • Photocopy machine
  • Secretarial services
  • Conference services
  • Dataports
  • Courier
  • Shipping
  • Video conferencing
  • Mail services
  • Wedding services
  • Meeting facilities, modem/dataport available, video conferencing available in some meeting rooms
  • Banquet facilities
  • Conference facilities
  • Catering
  • Equipment rental
  • Ballroom
  • Sunbathing, lounge chairs available at the pool
  • Air-conditioning
  • Elevator, wheelchair accessible
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Free parking, covered and non covered parking, off street, 24-hours
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking, 24-hour, complimentary
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Panoramic bush land valley views from Babbingtons Bar and Grill
  • Gazebo and gardens
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  • Cable or satellite television, with remote, CNN® or other 24 hour news station, Foxtel channels including Fox Sports 1 & 2 and Fox 8.
  • In-room movies, Foxtel channels including Fox Sports 1 & 2 and Fox 8.
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio stereo
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron, ironing board
  • Desk/work area,
  • High-speed Internet access,
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Speaker phone
  • Voice mail
  • Mini-bar
  • Bathrobe available
  • Room service, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Air-conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Wake-up calls
  • Sofabed available, some rooms have a double sofabed
  • Spa available, some rooms have spa baths or double corner spa baths, please refer to room descriptions
  • Crib available
  • Balcony
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  • External setting on balcony
  • Rollaway bed available

Rooms for the Physically Challenged: 4

  • Physically challenged rooms/facilities available
  • Bathtub seat available
  • Rails in bathroom available
  • Wheelchair accessible available
  • Closed-caption TV
  • Raised toilet with grab bars available
  • Safety bar in shower available
  • Walk-in shower available
  • Extra wide doors in bathrooms
  • Lowered vanity areas
  • Access ramps
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Nearby Attractions

Area Business

  • 1.00 kilometer(s) from Bupa


  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from Blackbutt Reserve


  • Babbingtons Bar and Grill, on premises, full service, International, open for: breakfast, dinner, a popular dining venue for guest and locals alike. The relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day. Enjoy your favorite drink while overlooking tranquil bush land, then enjoy the culinary delights prepared by our talented team of chefs. The acclaimed Babbingtons Bar and Grill, with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the floodlit bush land reserve, is open for breakfast seven days a week and for dinner Monday through Saturday.


  • 9.00 kilometer(s) from University of Newcastle
  • 8.50 kilometer(s) from Medical Faculty Newcastle, medical simulation center for the Medical Faculty of the University of Newcastle.
  • 2.00 kilometer(s) from Kotara High School

Nearby Cities

  • 145 kilometer(s) from Sydney
  • 8.00 kilometer(s) from Lake Macquarie
  • 20.00 kilometer(s) from Maitland
  • 25.00 kilometer(s) from Cessnock
  • 30.00 kilometer(s) from Budgewoi
  • 40.00 kilometer(s) from Branxton
  • 45.00 kilometer(s) from Wyong
  • 45.00 kilometer(s) from Singleton
  • 50.00 kilometer(s) from Woy Woy
  • 75.00 kilometer(s) from Forster
  • 80.00 kilometer(s) from Musweilbrook
  • 100 kilometer(s) from Taree
  • 120 kilometer(s) from Gloucester
  • 215 kilometer(s) from Katoomba
  • 245 kilometer(s) from Port Macquarie
  • 250 kilometer(s) from Wollongong
  • 300 kilometer(s) from Mudgee


  • 5.50 kilometer(s) from Westfield Shopping Center


  • 170.00 kilometer(s) from Sydney Airport
  • 30.00 kilometer(s) from Newcastle Airport
  • 0.20 kilometer(s) from Bus 317, Pearson Street
  • 3.00 kilometer(s) from Kotara Train Station buses available between train station and the property
  • 5.00 kilometer(s) from buses and trains available to downtown Newcastle