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BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International is conveniently located on the Pacific Highway only 10 minutes south of the Newcastle CBD in the retail, commercial and medical services hub of Newcastle, in the suburb of Charlestown.
Boasting 94 luxurious and spacious AAA rated 4 Star Hotel rooms of over 36sqM, the existing hotel has been fully refurbished with a new wing recently added. Each room boasts free WiFi and a balcony with views across a natural bushland setting, away from any city noise and offer new King Coil pillow top queen or king ensembles, HD LCD TV’s with FREE Foxtel, iPod docks and new ultra-modern en-suites with a variety of configurations available from walk-in showers to deep corner spa baths.
The acclaimed Babbingtons Grill, with a floor-to-ceiling glass wall overlooking the floodlit bushland reserve, offers a relaxed atmosphere, making it the perfect spot to unwind at the end of the day or enjoy your favourite drink whilst overlooking tranquil bushland in Babbingtons Bar.

If you’re looking for relaxation or exercise, you can make use of our outdoor pool, BBQ or gym with all the latest equipment. Other services include an equipped self-service laundry, free undercover parking, valet laundry & dry cleaning and a free computer with internet access and printing for use 24 hours per day.
The BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International is able to cater for a wide range of functions and events - be it a gala dinner, intimate gathering or a business conference. 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 to the John Hunter Hospital and the Hunter Stadium, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International is a great location to access a cluster of galleries and boutiques along Darby Street, Newcastle East and Cooks Hill. Watch a performance at the Civic Theatre, which presents an amazing, diverse range of shows. Or visit Newcastle Art Gallery, one of Australia’s leading regional galleries with a magnificent collection from local, national and international artists and a full schedule of impressive travelling exhibitions. For a walk through Newcastle’s history, take a tour of Fort Scratchley Historic Site overlooking Nobbys Beach and lighthouse. BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International is located just a short 7 minute 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 have more than 120 wineries at your fingertips.

Activities and facilities

  • 24 hour front desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • BBQ facilities
  • Business centre
  • Conference/Meeting facilities
  • Dry cleaning / laundry service
  • Gym/Fitness room
  • Interconnecting rooms
  • Lift/Elevator
  • Luggage storage
  • Non-smoking property
  • On-site parking
  • On-site undercover parking
  • Outdoor pool - unheated
  • Restaurant/s
  • Room service - limited service
  • Self service laundry facilities
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wifi access

Location

290 Pacific Highway, Charlestown 2290 NSW Australia, (Newcastle)

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BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International

Rooms and rates

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Book Executive King AU$390 184 164 174 174 164 214 264 174 184 184 184 204 204 334
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from AU$219 per night

Honeymoon Suite

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EXTREMELY SPACIOUS, HIGH LEVEL SUITE, 180 DEGREES bushland views, king pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony, FREE WIFI, ensuite with double spa bath, separate shower, BATHROBES, 42” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities, iPod dock, safe

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  • Mini bar
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  • Opening windows
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  • Separate shower & bath
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    1 King & 1 Rollaway bed +AU$35.00

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Book Honeymoon Suite AU$550 239 219 Sold229 219 SoldSold229 239 239 239 259 Sold389
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$239 per night

Honeymoon Suite B&B

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EXTREMELY SPACIOUS, HIGH LEVEL SUITE, 180 DEGREES bushland views, king pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony, FREE WIFI, ensuite with double spa bath, separate shower, BATHROBES, 42” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities, iPod dock, safe

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  • Mini bar
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  • Opening windows
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  • Separate shower & bath
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  • 1 King More bedding options
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    1 King & 1 Rollaway bed +AU$35.00

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Book Honeymoon Suite B&B AU$550 259 239 Sold249 239 SoldSold249 259 259 259 279 Sold409
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$219 per night

Family Suite

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Bushland views, Queen pillow top in master bedroom & King Bed or 2 King Singles in lounge area, aircon, private balconies with outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with a shower over bath, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities

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  • 1 King & 2 King Single

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from AU$174 per night

King Spa Room

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Quiet & spacious, bushland views, King pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with DOUBLE CORNER SPA BATH, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities, safe, iPod dock, iron & ironing board

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Book King Spa Room AU$440 Sold174 184 184 174 224 274 184 194 194 194 214 214 344
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
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King Spa Room ROMANCE

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Package includes: breakfast for 2, chocolates & sparking wine on arrival, rose petals scattered on your bed, deluxe bath pack and 12PM late checkout! FREE Wifi & parking! PANORAMIC VIEWS from your PRIVATE BALCONY , CORNER SPA & bathrobes!

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Book King Spa Room ROMANCE AU$440 Sold219 229 229 219 269 319 229 239 239 239 259 259 389
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from AU$164 per night

Executive King

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NEW BUILT, HIGH FLOOR, bushland views, King pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, tea & coffee facilities, safe, iPod dock, iron & ironing board

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Book Executive King AU$390 184 164 174 174 164 214 264 174 184 184 184 204 204 334
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from AU$184 per night

Executive King B&B

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NEW BUILT, HIGH FLOOR, bushland views, King pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, tea & coffee facilities, safe, iPod dock, iron & ironing board

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  • Iron & ironing board
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  • Opening windows
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Book Executive King B&B AU$390 204 184 194 194 184 234 284 194 204 204 204 224 224 354
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from AU$139 per night

Superior King/Twin

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Quiet & spacious, bushland views, 1 King/2 King Single beds, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee facilities, safe, IPod dock, iron & ironing board

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    1 King & 1 Rollaway bed or 2 King Singles & 1 Rollaway bed +AU$35.00

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Book Superior King/Twin AU$375 159 139 149 149 139 189 239 149 159 159 159 179 179 Sold
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Superior King/Twin B&B

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Quiet & spacious, bushland views, 1 King/2 King Single beds, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 37” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee facilities, safe, IPod dock, iron & ironing board

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Book Superior King/Twin B&B AU$375 179 159 169 169 159 209 259 169 179 179 179 199 199 Sold
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.
from AU$129 per night

Deluxe Queen

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Quiet & spacious, bushland views, Queen pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 32” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities, safe, iPod dock, iron & ironing board

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Book Deluxe Queen AU$350 149 129 139 139 129 179 229 139 149 149 149 169 169 Sold
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Deluxe Queen B&B

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Quiet & spacious, bushland views, Queen pillow top, split-system aircon, private balcony & outdoor setting, FREE WIFI, renovated ensuite with walk-in shower or bathtub, 32” LCD TV, Foxtel, coffee & tea facilities, safe, iPod dock, iron & ironing board

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Book Deluxe Queen B&B AU$350 169 149 159 159 149 199 249 159 169 169 169 189 189 Sold
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Cancellation policy Minimum 24 Hours (1st night) Cancellations or changes to bookings for this room must be made at least 24 hours prior to the check in date and time or you will be charged the full amount of the first changed or cancelled night.

Additional information

Check In 1400hrs
Check In Instructions BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel accepts Mastercard, Visa card, American Express and Diners Card. A credit card surcharge of 1.5% applies to all credit cards. On arrival at the hotel you will be required to provide a valid credit card.
Check Out 1000hrs
Getting There By Train
The nearest train station is Broadmeadow, approximately 15 minutes from BEST WESTERN PLUS Apollo International Hotel. A taxi service is available from the station.

By Plane
Newcastle's local airport is Williamtown, located approximately 45-60 minutes from the hotel.
A taxi or shuttle service is available from the Airport.

By Car
Approximately two hours from Sydney, take the Swansea/Doylson exit.
Parking Free on-site car parking.
Things To Do Swim, surf or stroll our world class beaches. Merewether, Newcastle, Nobbys, and Bar Beach in particular are popular surfing and fishing locations, and are conveniently located close to the city centre. Look out for whales and dolphins, a common sight off Newcastle’s beaches.
Newcastle is the ideal place to catch some culture, with a cluster of galleries and boutiques along Darby Street, Newcastle East and Cooks Hill. Watch a performance at the Civic Theatre, which presents an amazing, diverse range of shows. Or visit Newcastle Art Gallery, one of Australia’s leading regional galleries with a magnificent collection from local, national and international artists and a full schedule of impressive travelling exhibitions.
For a walk through Newcastle’s history tour Fort Scratchley Historic Site. Overlooking Nobbys Beach and lighthouse, the Fortress has a long and interesting military history.
To satisfy your appetite Newcastle offers a diverse range of dining. Sip cocktails at a one of the many harbour side restaurants. Dine in cosmopolitan Beaumont Street, check out the live music at one of our many local pubs around the city and finish up with late night coffee at funky inner city Darby Street.
Newcastle has a buzzing art and music scene with some great night spots and a range of restaurants and cafes to choose from.
Shop til you drop at Charlestown Square, located just a few hundred metres from the hotel. At 88,000 sqm, it is one of the largest regional shopping centres in Australia, with an extensive restaurant and entertainment precinct, including an 8-screen cinema complex.
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