English Hostels: Backpackers Hostel in Newscastle


Albatross, 51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5JE

Fly high with the award winning “Albatross”! This clean and modern hostel is located in Newcastle’s city centre. All in walking distance from sporting, musical and conference venues, art galleries, historical attractions, food markets and public transport facilities. We are open all year round. The Albatross is primarily designed to provide affordable accommodation in the city centre for the international travellers, walkers, cyclists and bikers. Also ideal for exchange student groups, sports teams, choirs etc. We provide rooms from 2 bed to 12 beds and anything in between for as little as £16.50. The overnight price includes; linen, 24hr reception, fully fitted self-catering kitchen with free tea, coffee and toast, free WiFi access and computer terminals, pool table, satellite TV, free baggage storage and laundry facilities. A young dedicated international team is looking forward to welcoming you.

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Albatross | English Hostels: Backpackers Hostel in Newscastle

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0191 2331330

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Rooms & Beds:



All year. All day.

Price per night:

From £16.50pp (dorm).


Recommended. Photo ID at check-in (passport or driving licence).


Central Station/Megabus drop off point: from main entrance, head right, take the first street on your left (Grainger St), you'll find us on your left 200m uphill. From National Express coach station: head down Scotswood Rd to Central Station. From Airport: take Metro to Central Station (20 mins' travel). From port (ferry): buses travel between the port and Central Station and take 20 mins.

Public Transport:

Five minutes' walk from central train, bus and metro stations.

This accommodation is available to individuals, has a pub within walking distance and is on the Hadrians Wall National Trail, the City, Backpacker and Boutique Hostels map and the C2C Cycle Route.

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Refurbished accommodation in central Newcastle

Refurbished accommodation in central Newcastle

Close to Football Stadium, Arena for concerts, bars and restaurants. Perfect for groups.

Albatross Backpackers in Newcastle city centre hotel is getting rave reviews after its winter refurbhimsnet.   Near to the Football Stadium, Arena for concerts, bars and restaurants, its perfect for globe-trotters visiting the award winning city of Newcstle and for groups.  Guests are now greeted with artworks of some of Newcasltes most famous faces- including Sir Bobby Robson and  Ant and Dec.  Along with brand new beds fully made, free Wi-fi and breakfast, there’s a guest kitchen, games room and social areas wihth Freeview TV. Albatross welcomes groups from the UK (includesing stag and hen) and students and tourists from around the world.

Accommodation in Newcastle

Accommodation in Newcastle

Anyone completing or starting the C2C cycle ride might be glad of a comfy night in the city centre.

Albatross Backpackers provides a great atmosphere with plenty going on, and a choice of rooms from 2 to 12 beds.  If you are completing or starting the Sea to Sea cycle route be sure to check with reception about bike storage before your book yourself in !

Contact Albatross:

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