237 Hunter St, Newcastle
A 4-minute walk from the beach, this hip, family-run hotel in a grand building dating to the 1800s is a 7-minute walk from Newcastle Museum, 1.9 km from Nobbys Head Light and 7 km from Glenrock Lagoon.
Bright, modern rooms offer free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and designer toiletries, as well as minifridges, and tea and coffeemaking facilities. Upgraded rooms add balconies or terraces and/or living areas.
There’s a trendy, industrial chic-style restaurant in a class-covered courtyard serving Southern American barbecue dishes, as well as cool bar featuring exposed brick and wood beams.